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Business Analysis for the Project Manager [2-Day Sudbury, Nov 5-6, 2020]

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Goodman School of Mines - Executive Learning Centre FA-386

Laurentian University

935 Ramsey Lake Rd.

Sudbury, ON P3E 2C6

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This 2-day course is designed to give Project Managers and project practitioners a better understanding of Business Analysis. They will learn how to employ business analysis tools, techniques, and approaches for better project outcomes. Challenges associated with role definitions, gaps and touchpoints between the PM and BA roles – to reduce waste and improve efficiency and benefits for the organization are identified. The course helps participants evaluate contrasting perceptions in the roles of the PM and the BA, define the roles they should fulfill, and describe how to ensure the PM/BA partnership is maintained throughout. Duplication of effort, waste and misunderstandings that lead to failure are identified and strategies to overcome these challenges are discussed.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Apply techniques to perform stakeholder analysis both for the project and the BA work

  • Identify and avoid common causes of project failure

  • Articulate the difference between product scope and project scope

  • Seamlessly connect between business requirements and project scope

  • Effectively perform scope definition and scope management

  • Improve the project’s ability to handle change: identify causes, follow a consistent approach, effectively handle change requests, and measure and communicate change impact

  • Incorporate business analysis concepts to reduce rework, schedule slippage and budget overruns

  • Enhance the working relations among team members; specifically, the interrelationship between PM, BA, and SME roles

  • Review core BA tools for:
    Introduce ways for utilizing business analysis tools and concepts to benefit the project

    • Determining and managing different types of requirements

    • Eliciting and analyzing requirements

    • Documenting and managing requirements

  • Explore the changing relationship between the PM and the BA in agile environments

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INSTRUCTOR

Ori Schibi has 27 years’ experience providing practical new ways of managing projects and programs and effectively dealing with challenges around organizational change, strategy, business analysis and PMOs. His experience includes driving process efficiencies, software implementations, project recoveries, project management skills assessments and complex programs that stabilize business, create growth and value and lead sustainable change.

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Laurentian University

935 Ramsey Lake Rd.

Sudbury, ON P3E 2C6

Canada

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