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P31720 PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA) Certification Exam Preparation
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PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA) Certification Exam Preparation

8 – 9 July 2019 | Mandarin Orchard Hotel, Singapore

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Early Bird Rate: Register and pay on or before 17 May 2019, SGD 200 off normal rates
Register 2 Delegates & the 3rd attends FREE!

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Key Learning Outcomes

  • Pre-requisites for the qualification, mechanics of the certification process and exam structure
  • Assess business needs, evaluate inputs and understand business problems or opportunities
  • Key preparation required for effective management of business analysis activities
  • Understand the key elements of scheduling – the concept of precedence, parallel and sequential activities, resource allocation
  • Develop a requirements management plan and define requirements traceability
  • Analyse, decompose and elaborate requirements
  • Analyse project environment and performance requirements
  • Traceability and monitoring – ownership, accountability and delivery reporting
  • Validate project results, evaluate and communicate project performance

Key Competencies Acquired Through This Programme

  • Analyse business needs, problem and opportunity recognition
  • Determine project goals and objectives
  • How to utilise sources of information
  • Tools, techniques and procedures for defining requirements management plans, requirements traceability, monitoring and validating
  • Stakeholder management strategy
  • Document management and control
  • Developing the Project Business Case and Statement of Requirements
  • Developing Change management plan
  • Stakeholder management
  • Balancing scope schedule, budget and resource constraints
  • Methods for effective communication with PMs and other stakeholders
  • Problem solving

Follow The Principles in PMBOK®Guide

 

Registered Education Provider of the Project Management Institute (PMI)®

Approved by Project Management Institute (PMI)®, this 2-day programme will also provide 14 contact hours for professionals preparing for PMP® Certification exams and/or 14 PDUs for existing PMP® certified professionals.

pricing

Packages Price
2 Day TrainingSGD $2995SGD $2795Early BirdEarly Bird

Early Bird Rate: Register and Pay on or before 17 May 2019

Register 2 Delegates & the 3rd attends FREE!
Group rate is based on normal rate of 2-day main conference package only.
For Group Registrations, email register@ibcasia.com.sg or call +65 6508 2401

 

  • Special Group Discount pricing is applicable to groups of 2 or more delegates from the same organisation registering for the same event, at the same time.
  • Fee stated is the discounted price PER DELEGATE. Only one discount applies – either the early bird rate OR the Special Group Discount.
  • All fees stated include luncheons, refreshments and complete set of documentation. It does not include the cost of accommodation and travel.
  • A 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST) is applicable to all Singapore based companies for Singapore venue.
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Registered Education Provider of PMI®

As a Registered Education Provider of the Project Management Institute (PMI)®, we offer credible project management certification which helps project managers significantly increase their professional standing in the global workplace.

Earn 14 PDUs (Professional Development Units) over 2 training days that advance the foundation your project management skills and the performance of your project teams.

The R.E.P. logo may only be used by current R.E.P.s in good standing and must be used with the registration mark and attribution statement.

trainer

Christopher Lennon MBA, LLB, DipICArb, FCIArb, AIPN An Introduction to Shipping

Christopher Lennon MBA, LLB, DipICArb, FCIArb, AIPN

Director, Stone Falcon Corporate & Legal Consulting Ltd

Agenda

INTRODUCTION

  • Mechanics of the certification process – how it works
  • Pre-requisites for the qualification
  • A review of the exam structure

NEEDS ASSESSMENT

  • Identification of business needs – defining a problem or recognising an opportunity?
  • Understanding project goals/objectives
  • Understanding the difference between corporate and tactical goals/ objectives
  • The critical importance of the scope statement – getting the focus right
  • Sources of information and how to utilise them
  • Managing stakeholders – critical issues of importance: prioritisation/ ranking of stakeholders; assessment of type of stakeholder; determining power and influence; developing a stakeholder management strategy; understanding the dynamic nature of the stakeholder interface; stakeholder communication plans; preventing/ resolving disputes
  • The project business case – the rationale and justification for a project
  • The linkage between the PBC and the Statement of Scope
  • Class discussion
  • Practice exam questions and review

PLANNING

  • Business case review – checking alignment with project scope/ goals/objectives
  • The Statement of Requirements
  • Define strategy for requirements traceability
    • Traceability tools & techniques
    • Monitoring and validating requirements
  • Developing a requirements management plan
  • Dealing with change; managing change protocols; the change management plan
  • Document management and control
  • Key elements of the planning process – time; cost; resources, contingency plans and planning
  • Understanding the key elements of scheduling – the concept of precedence; parallel and sequential activities; resource allocation/ management for project delivery
  • Evaluation of solution to requirements
  • Class discussion
  • Practice exam questions and review

ANALYSING THE PROJECT ENVIRONMENT AND PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Elicit and identify requirements
    • Group elicitation techniques
  • Analyse, decompose and elaborate requirements
    • Dependency analyses
    • Interface analyses
    • Data and process modelling
  • Evaluate product options and capabilities
    • Decision-making and valuation techniques
    • Accept, defer or reject requirements
  • Allocate or defer requirements
    • Balancing scope schedule, budget and resource constraints
    • Prioritisation
    • Dependency analyses
    • Decision-making tools & techniques
  • Obtain requirements signoff and achieve stakeholder approvals
  • Write requirements specifications
    • Process
    • Interface details
    • Communicate measurable and actionable requirements
  • Validate completion, accuracy and alignment of requirements with project goals, objectives and value proposition
    • Documentation review
    • Prototypes
    • Demos and other techniques
    • Elaborate and specify detailed metrics and acceptance criteria
      • Measurement tools and techniques
    • Class discussion
    • Practice exam questions and review
    • Group Exercise: Manage and resolve project conflict and risks

TRACEABILITY AND MONITORING – OWNERSHIP; ACCOUNTABILITY AND REPORTING

  • Track delivery of requirements
    • Traceability artifact or tools
    • Capture requirements’ status, sources and relationships (including dependencies)
  • Monitor requirements throughout lifecycles
    • Traceability artifact and tools
  • Update requirements status
    • Change recording requirement
  • Communicate requirements status to PMs and other stakeholders
    • Communication methods
    • Resolve issues, conflicts, changes, risks
  • Manage changes to requirements
    • Assessment of impacts, dependencies, risks
    • Maintain the integrity of the requirements and associated artifacts
    • Class discussion
  • Practice exam questions and review

EVALUATION OF PROJECT PERFORMANCE

  • Validate test results, reports and test evidence
  • Analyse and communicate the solution’s identified gaps and deltas
    • Quality assurance tools and methods
    • Resolve discrepancies between solution scope, requirements and developed solution
  • Obtain stakeholder signoff on the developed solution
    • Relevant decision-making techniques
    • Deployment
  • Evaluate the deployed solution
    • Valuation techniques

Case Study: Deliver change requirements and evaluate project’s results

PREPARATION FOR TAKING AN EXAM

  • Understanding the scope of the exam
  • Time management
  • Visualisation
  • Mnemonics – having the ability to recall compressed data – useful techniques for enhancing exam performance
  • Class discussion

when & where

08 - 09 Jul 2019

Mandarin Orchard Singapore, by Meritus
333 Orchard Road, Singapore 238867
Tel: +65 6831 6062 | Fax: +65 6737 3130
Mobile No.: +65 8298 9442
Contact Person: Tan Ai Li
Email: aili.tan@meritushotels.com
Website: www.meritushotels.com

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