Annual General Meeting and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, with Special Presentation on 5 Skills Needed for BA Success
Special Presentation: 5 Skills Needed for BA Success
Which skills are absolutely critical for BAs to have? There are so many that are important, but the most valuable are those that can be applied to all initiatives, for all BA roles from the most strategic to` tactical, and regardless of the methodology or methods used to develop the solution. These skills can be applied before the project begins, during the project, and post-implementation.
This presentation focuses on these 5 universal, essential skills. Richard and Elizabeth explain these top 5 skills and give practical examples of each. They explain why they are important, and why they are needed for every BA to provide maximum value to the organizations where they work.
Attendees will be able to discuss:
- The top five skills every BA needs to have
- Why these skills are needed
- How these skills contribute to the organization’s success
Presented by: Elizabeth and Richard Larson, Consultants at Watermark Learning
Elizabeth Larson CBAP, CSM, PMP and Richard Larson, CBAP, PMP are consultants and advisors for Watermark Learning/Educate 360. They each have over 30 years of experience in project management and business analysis. Their speaking history includes multiple keynotes and presentations for national and international conferences on five continents.
Elizabeth and Richard have co-authored five books and chapters published in four additional books, as well as articles that appear regularly in BA Times, Project Times, and Modern Analyst. They were a lead author/expert reviewer on all editions of the BABOK® Guide, as well as the several of the PMI standards.
The Larsons enjoy traveling, hiking, reading, and spending time with her 6 grandsons and one granddaughter.
Annual General Meeting and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
The Bluegrass IIBA Chapter will host its Annual General Meeting (AGM) and induct the sixth class of professionals into the Bluegrass Business Analysis Hall of Fame (BBAHoF). The AGM will look at what the Chapter has accomplished in the past year in relation to its strategic plan, its community outreach efforts, relationships it has built and inform participants of the strategic plan for the coming year. There are transformational changes happening in the global business analysis community, we will look at how the Bluegrass IIBA Chapter will bring those changes to the Bluegrass business analysis community.
The Bluegrass Business Analysis Hall of Fame recognizes those from the community that have made a significant individual contribution to the advancement of business analysis as a profession within the Bluegrass region. Nominations were made from the community knowing that inductees do not have to have an affiliation with the Bluegrass IIBA Chapter or IIBA; they just must to have made a personal contribution to the advancement and awareness of the value of business analysis here within the Bluegrass region. We will induct our sixth class of inductees for this prestigious recognition of individual effort.
Project Business Analysts
Enterprise Business Analysts
Business Systems Analysts
Business and Solution Architects
Business Relationship Managers
Managers of Business Analysts
BACoE and PMO Directors
Business Analyst Manager
Schedule: 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm - Program
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm - Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Celebration
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm - Annual General Meeting
Presented by: Bluegrass IIBA Chapter Board of Directors
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