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2014 Public Training CalendarView Listing of Courses by Month by Topic. Download PDF >
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The Studio – Indianola, IA Sessions
Business Analysis Fundamentals
May 6, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
A full-day on the essentials — what you absolutely need to know in the BA industry, according to the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA). Learn the knowledge areas, competencies, and key techniques in Business Analysis.
May 7, 8:30AM-11:30AM
Everyone has a voice in their organization, but sometimes it can be muffled or go unnoticed. Learn how to make yourself heard among team members, and troubleshoot common communication issues across organizations.
Active Listening Lunch & Learn
May 7, 12:00PM-1:30PM
Do you ever walk away from a conversation with someone, and you can’t for the life of you remember what the other person said? This bite-sized session is full of listening nuggets and tips to help you listen (and remember!) actively and accurately.
Demystifying the Business Case
May 8, 8:30AM-11:30AM
What actually is a Business Case? What do I need and why should I care? More importantly, how do I create a good one to present to stakeholders?
Convince Them Lunch & Learn
May 8, 12:00PM-1:30PM
Nothing’s worse than knowing what’s best for the business but struggling to get people on board. This class will go over how to earn buy-in from key stakeholders so you and the business can keep growing forward.
Contributing from Self-Awareness
August 7, 8:30am – 11:30am
Participants from any role will use assessment data, application, and reflection to understand their natural tendencies, challenged areas, emotional triggers, and blind spots to positively direct their in-the-moment behaviors.
Coaching in Relationships
August 7, 1:00PM – 4:00PM
You know that working relationships are important, but do you know how to foster those relationships well? Build coaching confidence through awareness, active listening, meaningful questions, and acknowledgement when interacting with or coaching others from either side of the table.
The Adaptable BA
October 7, 8:30AM – 4:30PM
Ever wondered what expert BAs have in common? Explore common characteristics, tools, and techniques that are in every Adaptable BA’s toolkit and personalize a plan to embark on the next phase in your BA career.
TARGETED CoachingTraining Calendar
Targeted One-on-One Coaching
Date and location will be scheduled on an individual basis.
Getting used to a new role or want to explore what you learned in class on a more specified level? Then you might benefit from one-on-one coaching with an expert from Your Clear Next Step.
YCNS 2014 Public
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