In order to help organizations manage the rapid changes inevitable in today’s business environment, project managers and business analysts have to influence other stakeholders, regardless of their position in the organization. What makes this ability to influence without authority seem so easy for some and nearly impossible for others? Some follow the three steps which comprise the Influencing Formula. In this presentation you will be shown how the Influencing Formula works and the three steps required to effectively influence without authority.
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Presented by: Elizabeth Larson, PMP, CBAP, CSM of Watermark Learning
Elizabeth Larson is Co-Principal and Chief Executive Officer of Watermark Learning and has over 25 years of experience in project management and business analysis. She has presented numerous workshops, seminars, and training classes on four continents. Elizabeth is a frequent presenter at IIBA conferences and chapter meetings, PMI Global Congresses, chapter meetings and Professional Development Days, and Project Summit/Business Analysis World conferences. Elizabeth is co-author of three books, the most recent “The Influencing Formula: How to Become a Trusted Advisor and Influence Without Authority” (2012), as well as a frequent contributor to the Project Brief Blog (Watermark Learning’s blog), Business Analysis Times (BATimes), Project Times and Modern Analyst; as well as numerous articles on business analysis, project management and influencing skills published worldwide. She has also been a lead author for both A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK®) and A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®). Elizabeth holds the Project Management Professional (PMP®), Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®), and Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certifications.
Based in Lexington, Kentucky and serving all interested Kentucky Business Analysts
Mailing address: Bluegrass IIBA Chapter | 1588 Leestown Road, Suite 130-111 | Lexington, KY 40511