Kentuckiana IIBA - Success in Business Analysis - with a Mindset

  • Wednesday, June 17, 2020
  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Virtual, online


  • We invite everyone to attend our educational and networking event for free the first time just to check us out.
  • For members in good standing and annual passholders of Bluegrass IIBA Chapter.
  • You are very welcome to join us at our events. Should you wish to join as a member, you will receive discounts on our events and access to member-only resources.

Topic: Success in Business Analysis - with a Mindset

The concept of the business analyst mindset, first outlined in the author’s book, is central to this presentation. We look at the key challenges of business analysis and discuss how to approach them with the right mindset. From solving the right business problem to taking responsibility for a shared understanding of requirements, to being part of the solution – the focus is on what makes a business analyst successful.

The presentation will touch on each of the twelve BA mindset principles, providing practical advice on how to follow them in day-to-day life on a project.

 Target Audience:

  • Project Business Analysts
  • Enterprise Business Analysts
  • Business Systems Analysts
  • Requirements Engineers
  • Business and Solution Architects
  • Business Relationship Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Managers of Business Analysts
  • IT Managers
  • BACoE and PMO Directors


  • Novice
  • Intermediate 
  • Experienced
  • Business Analyst Manager     



      6:00 pm - 6:20 pm - Networking and Refreshments

      6:20 pm - 6:30 pm - Chapter News

      6:30 pm - 7:30 pm - Program


Presented by: Yulia Kosarenko, Principal Consultant at Why Change Consulting and author of Business Analyst: a Profession and a Mindset


Yulia Kosarenko is the Principal Consultant at Why Change Consulting in Ontario, Canada. As a consultant, author, and mentor; her career spans more than 25 years alternating between IT and business engagements with focus on business analysis, communications, change management and architecture. Her passion for business analysis culminated in her recently published book, “Business analyst: a profession and a mindset”. Yulia also works with Humber College in Toronto on the development of a new Business Analytics program.

Yulia likes to blog about business analysis, architecture and change management on her blog and has recorded a podcast with the BA Academy’s Voices of the Community about the value of the business analyst mindset.  In her spare time, she mentors business analysts, shares her thoughts with LinkedIn communities and works on a new college course on business analytics.


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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



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