Practical perspectives in Business Analysis and IT Project Management achieving results.

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Project Approaches

  • A discussion of fundamental concepts and terms related to:
    • Waterfall
    • Agile:
      • Scrum
      • Kanban
      • SAFe (Scales Agile Framework)
Projerra has been recognized as an EEP by the IIBA. Projerra has been teaching classroom sessions in Ottawa, Canada since 2007.

In August 2020, Projerra launched the Academy to reach a larger audience.

To ensure that we meet your needs, we want to hear from you regarding what topics are of interest to you… Please identify your top 3 desired subjects from the set below and indicate your interest in the form at the bottom of the page. If you are interested in training on a different subject please send a note to info@projerra.ca.

 

 

Introduction to Business Analysis – Overview (aligned with BABOK®)

  • A high level discussion of fundamental concepts, knowledge areas and terms
  • Understand:
    • The difference between stakeholders and actors
    • The general approach to analysis and the different activities associated with an analysis engagement
    • The different components of the solution
    • The different types of requirements  and the key characteristics of a good requirement

Introduction to Business Analysis – Techniques (aligned with BABOK® v3)

  • A detailed discussion of various tools and techniques applied by analysts to gather and analyze requirements as well as evaluate solutions
  • Explore and practice techniques for
    • Strategic analysis
    • Requirement elicitation
    • Requirement life cycle management
    • Stakeholder collaboration and engagement
    • Requirement analysis
    • Solution evaluation

Introduction to Project Management – Overview (aligned with PMBOK® v6)

  • A high level discussion of fundamental concepts, knowledge areas and terms
  • Understand:
    • The difference between a project, program, portfolio and operations
    • The key components of the project life cycle
    • The knowledge areas

Schedules and Budgets (aligned with BABOK® and PMBOK®)

  • A detailed look at techniques to plan and monitor activities (whether your scope is the entire project or just a component)…
  • Understand, explore and practice:
    • Various estimating techniques (for schedules and budgets)
    • Dependency determination techniques and concepts (for schedules)
    • Budget baseline and time phase budgets
    • Different types and purposes of contingency
    • Monitoring, reporting, and controlling

Stakeholder and Communications Management (aligned with BABOK® and PMBOK®)

  • A detailed look at stakeholder management concepts, tools and techniques as may be applied by PMs or BAs.
  • Understand, explore and practice:
    • Stakeholder identification techniques
    • Stakeholder mapping
    • Engagement strategies
    • Communications and engagement planning
    • Communications methods and models
    • Monitoring, reporting, and controlling

Risk and Opportunity Management (aligned with BABOK® and PMBOK®)

  • A detailed look at risk and opportunity management concepts, tools and techniques as may be applied by PMs and BAs.
  • Understand, explore and practice:
    • Risks and opportunities definition
    • Identification techniques
    • Approaches for categorizing
    • Approaches for managing
    • Contingency planning
    • Monitoring, reporting, and controlling

Resume preparation

  • Tips on effective resume preparation as well as personal feedback on your resume for one position.

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“Stephanie’s dynamic teaching and communication style can inspire and develop one’s innate skills.”
-Jonalyn Gamboa

“Stephanie is an articulate instructor who is able to summarize and teach very complex and extensive subjects to people of various degree of sophistication. A good listener and a passionate ambassador of the project management discipline.”
-Oladipo Olatayo