The following classes are Guaranteed to Run in March and April, 2022!
Business Analysis Essentials (course code BA01 – 14 PD hours) scheduled March 14-15, 2022 https://rgfgroup.com/event/ba01-business-analysis-essentials/2022-03-14/ This 2-day course discusses the business analysis process as it is applied throughout a project as well as the pre-project activities that comprise strategy analysis. Participants learn how a business analyst supports the project throughout the solution development life cycle, from defining business needs and solution scope, to validating requirements have been met in the testing phase and ensuring the solution continues to provide value after implementation.
Agile for Business Analysts (course code BA08 – 14 PD hours) scheduled March 28-29, 2022 https://rgfgroup.com/event/ba08-agile-for-business-analysts/2022-03-28/ In this 2-day course, you will develop your understanding of agile business analysis and the role of the business analyst on an agile team. A number of business analysis techniques suited for supporting agile teams will be introduced as will the various standards available to the community to help teams and organizations transition. Since few organizations are pure agile, you will also learn about delivery approaches that use a combination of practices from waterfall and agile and will also be introduced to the important concept of business analysis tailoring – the key skill used to adapt business analysis skills to all environments – regardless of the delivery life cycle selected. Added Bonus – Support for pursuing your IIBA®AAC certification.
BA30 Foundations of Business Analysis (course code BA30 – 28 PD hours) scheduled March 28-31, 2022 https://rgfgroup.com/event/ba30-foundations-of-business-analysis-course-2019-12-09/2022-03-28/ This class attracts both those new to business analysis as well as those in a business analyst role who are looking for formalized education and best practices! The Foundations of Business Analysis class is a practitioner-based, skill enabling course that provides a total immersion in the BA role, going way beyond a simple “test prep” curriculum. Participants will learn how to perform stakeholder analysis, utilize techniques to elicit the needs of these stakeholders, translate their needs into solution requirements, and confirm these requirements are well-written, correct, and precise. For those new to the BA role, the course is aligned to BABOK Version 3 and covers the IIBA knowledge areas on the Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA) exam. The 4-day course will provide attendees with 28 professional development hours to sit for the ECBA exam.
Requirements Elicitation (course code BA26 – 14 PD hours) scheduled April 14-15, 2022 https://rgfgroup.com/event/ba26-requirement-elicitation/2022-04-14/ Strong elicitation skills are a ‘must have’ for anyone charged with defining requirements for their project. In this highly interactive 2-day course, you will learn how to enhance and refine your elicitation skills. Industry best practices are explained and then augmented with professional tips and methods. Working in small groups, you will practice new techniques and discuss strategies that your organization should be using to better define stakeholder needs. A case study driven workshop comprises more than half the course and provides a real-world example, templates, and job aids to reference once you are back on the job. If you are struggling with missing requirements, lack of stakeholder involvement, out of control scope, or the inability to know which tools to apply to elicit the most thorough requirements, you’ll want to consider this workshop!
Our Virtual, Instructor-led class schedule for 2022 https://rgfgroup.com/course-calendar/
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