Corporate Training Programs – Group Activities in Corporate Training Programs – The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Apr 28, 2016 1 Comment by

Group Activities in Corporate Training Programs – The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly In many corporate training programs, participants are frequently asked to work together on group activities. These activities could be as simple as a five-minute brainstorming session or as complex as a multi-month project. As a corporate trainer, I continue to look […]

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Business Analysis Training – Elicitation Technique: Focus Groups

Apr 24, 2016 No Comments by

Elicitation Technique: Focus Groups When it comes to discovering subjective information for your requirements, a Focus Group can be a great technique to use. In a previous post, I mentioned the use of Brainstorming as an Elicitation technique. The key difference between a Brainstorming session and a Focus Group is the type of information that […]

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Business Analysis Training – Elicitation Technique: Brainstorming

Apr 17, 2016 No Comments by

Elicitation Technique: Brainstorming Brainstorming is a great technique for accomplishing a variety of Business Analysis activities. Frequently, it is used as a way to elicit requirements from stakeholders. What makes Brainstorming so useful is that it promotes divergent thinking by harnessing the power of group creativity. The hallmark of Brainstorming is that a large quantity […]

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Business Analysis Training – Elicitation

Apr 10, 2016 No Comments

Elicitation In the world of Business Analysis, the value of elicitation cannot be underestimated. Elicitation is the process by which Business Analysts gather requirements from their stakeholders. While this is often done in an ad hoc manner, it does not need to be. According to the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), there are four […]

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Project Management Training – Teamwork and Situational Leadership

Apr 03, 2016 2 Comments

Teamwork and Situational Leadership If you are teaching Human Resource Management as part of your Project Management Training program, you undoubtedly cover Bruce Tuckman’s Teamwork Model. This model was added to the fourth edition of the PMBOK Guide, and it describes the stages of development that a team may go through. The model includes the […]

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