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    IIBA Toronto Coaching Program

    Fall 2021


    Competency Peer-To-Peer Coaching

    Using Just-In-Time Micro-Learning +/-

    Jobs To Be Done Models

    - We gave up trying to craft a shorter title -


    The 3 gears of the Fall 2021 Competency Peer-to-Peer Coaching and Learning Program



    COMPETENT
    We recognize that the models and principles of coaching are similar to competencies required for successful career development.


    CONNECT

    Connecting, collaborating, and cooperating are critically important to the workplace and product today. Socializing and networking for mental health and career development is an art form in relationship we all need.


    LEARN

    Nothing brings the competencies expressed in coaching principles and models together with connecting, collaborating and networking like the principles and actions of just-in-time micro-learning and jobs-to-be-done for one's own benefit. 



    We have combined the above three foundational gears

    into an interactive 8 week program presented by

    IIBA Toronto | Coaching Program. 


    The 8 Weeks Coaching Program
    runs Oct-4 to Nov-28


    Summary

    • You sign up.
    • Part 1  -  You receive a digital toolkit within a day which starts everything. Discovery and Goal Setting can take two weeks to complete. Discovery covers Parts 1, 2, and 3.
    • Part 2  -  You with your Program Coach, build what you need guided by coaching models and principles and your next important thing. See section below for ideas what you can work on this fall, combine it with the BABOK or CPOA/AAC study groups, or ask us at - president@iibatoronto.org
    • Part 3  -  You connect with others to support your undertaking or partner with you.
    • Part 4  -  You reconnect with your goals, making adjustments, reestablishing your awareness, accountability, and action.
    • Part 5  -  You execute what you set out to achieve in your micro-learning and or jobs-to-be-done. With your peer-to-peer coaches or actual workplace coaches, you get feedback and learn. You grow your competencies.
    • Part 6  -  You participate and contribute with your support team or collaboration team. You share your accountability to yourself. You attend the six sessions covering the principles and models for coaching and for jobs to be done.
    • Part 7  -  You participate in the 28 Day Challenge to grow your competencies developing a healthy corporate persona.
    • Part 8  -  We acknowledge our effort, learning, competencies with completed tasks and delivery, recognition, a certificate and badges.


    When you sign up you get to participate in
    The 28 Day Challenge



    The Coaching Program Opportunity


    • Do you need to learn something? Now?
    • Time passes on and you haven't closed gaps in your knowledge - still!
    • How about practicing a new skill and receive feedback from qualified practitioners while you build a shared understanding?
    • Maybe connect with others who have similar roles and experiences?
    • While learning, connect with someone for a deeper understanding
    • Learn using Udemy or its competitor, Khan Academy for statistics and probability, MOOC, University of Toronto, or others, and connect with fellow business analysis practitioners for a deeper learning.
    • Start connecting and use peer-to-peer coaching to support one another
    • Learn principles and models of coaching and setup your own in-house coaching using 70-20-10%, blended learning, 30-60-90 days, feedback and learn, while participating in the IIBA Toronto Coaching Program
    • You joined the chapter to identify with IIBA, other business analysis practitioners, close gaps and open opportunities - so do it!
    • You joined IIBA Toronto to connect - the rest you manage successfully - so use the Coaching Program in a pandemic to meet, share, and be healthy
    • Been doing your role successfully for some years now, then research online and with others to develop a shared understanding of what is new and evolving.
    • Take your learning and what you accomplished, and share it with others. We will provide the forum and opportunity to share.









    The Coaching Program 8 Parts


    The Fall 2021 Coaching Program has the following 8 parts:

    1. Discovery and Smart Goals
    2. Coaching Models
    3. Connect and Collaborate
    4. Awareness Accountability and Action
    5. Feedback and Learn
    6. Weekly Workshops on Coaching Principles and Models
    7. 28 Day Challenge
    8. Badge, Certificate, Recognition and Delivery



    Discovery and Smart Goals – We have a handful of tools to assist you along the journey of discovering what is your next Just In Time micro-learning experience. Using SMART Goals or what your method, turn what you discovered into an actionable set of goals and measure able objectives.


    A core consideration once you discover what is next, what coaching models will you use, and how will you connect and collaborate with others on your micro journey to delivery.


    You will be provided tools for discovering what you can do and how to set it up.



    Coaching Models – We provide and use multiple coaching models, such as coach led, peer-to-peer coaching, manager led coaching, or a blend of the coaching models. Know where your coaching resources are and when to use them.

    Connect and Collaborate – Part of the coaching models is knowing when to connect and when to collaborate with other and for what purpose. Each coaching model provides connection and collaboration opportunities. Over time this creates networks and allows you to demonstrate your value to yourself and others as you continue to grow your value.  

    Awareness Accountability and Action – Another component of the coaching models is to develop an awareness and accountability to yourself and to those with whom you have connected and collaborated with.

    Feedback and Learn – We use the 8 Step Blended Learning Model to start your micro-learning engagement. The JIT Micro-Learning model is likely the most common model we all use. How many times recently have you gone online to learn, read or understand something? The Feedback and Learn Model is one of the core models now employed in almost all solution environments and for all development and design methodologies.

    Weekly Workshops on Coaching Principles and Models
    We have a five part workshop on Coaching which we will deliver in the Speaker Series events and Weekly Chat events. They will be delivered twice throughout the fall.

    28 Day Challenge – We all need some gaming and a challenge to spice life up a bit and to better understand the coaching skills and how they will add to the quality of our work in various ways. We strongly encourage everyone to participate in the 28 Day Challenge. You will receive the Coaching Experience Action List for you to complete in the 28 consecutive day period. All 28 Days Challenges start of each Monday between October 4 and November 22. The last start date will complete on December 17.

    Badge, Certificate, Recognition and Delivery – We will recognize you upon completion. So will others when we post it on LinkedIn.. You will receive a badge for participating in the Fall 2021 Coach Program cohort, as well as a certificate of completion.




    The Coaching Program Highlights


    • Do you want to learn about coaching?
    • Do you want to connect?
    • Do you want to learn? Complete something?


    Register and Discover

    • Do you have a need?
    • Do you have a focus?
    • Use our on-boarding tools to discover and decide
    • Review with a coach
    • Set goals, objectives and accountability
    • Determine what resources you need to complete your goals
    • Arrange for the resources to be setup

    Take action

    • Accountability and Consistency
    • Collaborate and Cooperate
    • Connect regularly
    • Experiment, feedback and learn
    • Use your support
    • Learn and understand
    • Connect and develop shared understanding
    • Live healthy in Covid

    Reflect, Learn, and Grow

    • Hypothesize, Change, Persevere, Grow, Adapt, Innovate
    • Vision, Plan, Processes, Measure, Time




    With The Coaching Program You Will...

    1. Deliver
    2. Use, improve and apply coaching principles and models in your work and other areas of your life.
    3. Grow skills in just in time (JIT) micro-learning
    4. Connect, collaborate, and network
    5. Be recognized





    Payment Policy

    The IIBA Toronto Coaching Program (Program) fees must be paid upon registration in the Program prior to attending. Pricing, registration terms, and conditions are subject to change without notice.


    IIBA Toronto Chapter reserves the right to make changes to the Program described or to cancel the Program at any time without notice or liability. The Chapter's sole liability will be limited to the refund of registration fees paid in respect of the workshop and the Chapter shall not be responsible for any incidental or consequential loss arising whatsoever. The Chapter will endeavor to give enrollees as much advance notice as possible of any change to the Program or registrant’s enrollment.


    Registration Fee

    The registration fee covers participation only.


    Refund Policy

    Cancellations are not allowed in this Program as it begins when you signup; however, substitutions will be permitted. It is up to the registrant to find and arrange a substitute. The Chapter will process the substitution by changing the registrant name but is not responsible for any financial transactions between the registrants.


    No refunds will be issued. If a registrant does not participate in the Program and has not given adequate notification, it will result in full forfeiture of the registration fee.


    If you are unable to attend the Program, or have comments or questions, please contact  president@iibatoronto.org.

    • 19 Oct 2021
    • 7:00 PM
    • 14 Dec 2021
    • 10:00 PM
    • Online
    Register

    IIBA Toronto

    Product Ownership Analysis (CPOA)

    &  Agile Business Analysis (AAC)

    Study


    Come join us for IIBA Toronto's
    IIBA Product Ownership Analysis
    & IIBA Agile Business Analysis

    CPOA/AAC Study Group

     



    IIBA Product Ownership Analysis

    Study Group Modules



    The Product Ownership Framework

    • 1  Apply Foundational Concepts
    • 2  Cultivate Customer Intimacy
    • 3  Engage the Whole Team
    • 4  Make an Impact
    • 5  Deliver Often
    • 6  Learn Fast
    • 7  Obsess about Value


    Product Ownership and Agile

    • Continuing Evolution of the Business Analysis Practice
    • Understanding Product Ownership Analysis
    • Agile Manifesto and 12 Principles
    • Lean, DevOps, and Kanban
    • Agile Product Management
    • Overview of Product Ownership Analysis Techniques
    • Overview of some Agile Techniques
    • Overview of Agile Practices




    IIBA Agile Business Analysis



    I.  Agile Business Analysis

    1.  Introduction

    2.  Strategy Agile Business Analysis

    • Rapidly and effectively adapting business goals
    • Quickly redeploying available resources
    • Enable quick and effective decision

    3.  Initiative Agile Business Analysis

    • Focus is on the solution options, features, priorities, and lifespan
    • Supporting a shared understanding of the need to satisfy and the outcome desired
    • Amount and type of analysis required to do to support series of decisions

    4.  Delivery Agile Business Analysis

    • Focus in on the delivery of the solution
    • Practitioner slice and elaborate user stories for the team to implement as working increments
    • Maintain the backlog
    • Ensure learning happens
    • Maintain focus on customer, product vision and value

    5.  Agile and ...

    • Scrum and SAFe
    • Agile and Lean
    • Agile and DevOps
    • Agile and Project Management
    • Agile and Product Management
    • IIBA Agile Extension v2 and IIBA BABOK v3
    • Using Agile Failures to Create Strong Agile Practices
    • Agile 2.0 - The Rise of Product Ownership


    II.  Agile Methodologies and Techniques


    1.  Agile Methodologies and Frameworks Covered

    1. Crystal Clear
    2. Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD)
    3. Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
    4. Evolutionary Project Management (Evo)
    5. Extreme Programming (XP)
    6. Feature Driven Development (FDD)
    7. Kanban
    8. Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
    9. Scrum

     

    2.  Agile Techniques Covered

    1. Backlog Refinement
    2. Behaviour Driven Development
    3. Impact Mapping
    4. Job Stories
    5. Kano Analysis
    6. Minimal Viable Product
    7. Personas
    8. Planning Workshops
    9. Portfolio Kanban
    10. Product Roadmap
    11. Purpose Alignment Model
    12. Real Options
    13. Relative Estimation
    14. Retrospectives
    15. Reviews
    16. Spikes
    17. Storyboarding
    18. Story Decomposition
    19. Story Elaboration
    20. Story Mapping
    21. User Stories
    22. Value Modelling
    23. Value Stream Mapping
    24. Visioning


    Sources Used in this Course

    • IIBA Agile Extension v2
    • IIBA Product Ownership Analysis
    • IIBA BABOK v3
    • Agile Manifesto
    • Agile 12 Principles
    • PMI Agile Practice Guide
    • AgileAlliance.org
    • McKinsey.com



    Payment Policy

    Study course (course) fees must be paid upon registration in the course prior to attending. Pricing, registration terms, and conditions are subject to change without notice.


    For credit card payments, charges will be in the currency of the country where the class takes place and will be converted by the credit card company. IIBA Toronto Chapter is not responsible for fluctuations due to exchange rates. Taxes will be applied to the payment where applicable.


    IIBA Toronto Chapter reserves the right to make changes to the workshop program described or to cancel the workshop at any time without notice or liability. The Chapter's sole liability will be limited to the refund of registration fees paid in respect of the workshop and the Chapter shall not be responsible for any incidental or consequential loss arising whatsoever. The Chapter will endeavor to give enrollees as much advance notice as possible of any change to the workshop program or registrant’s enrollment.


    Registration Fee

    The registration fee covers course materials only. Refreshments and lunch is not included and is the responsibility of the registrant. Parking for in-person events are not included.


    Refund Policy

    Cancellations will be allowed prior to 7 days of the course start date and a full refund will be issued. Cancellations will not be permitted within 7 days of the course start date; however, substitutions will be permitted. It is up to the registrant to find and arrange a substitute. The Chapter will process the substitution by changing the registrant name but is not responsible for any financial transactions between the registrants.


    No refunds will be issued within 7 days of the course start date. If a registrant does not attend the course and has not given adequate notification, it will result in full forfeiture of the registration fee.


    If you are unable to attend the course, or have comments or questions, please contact president@iibatoronto.org.


    Questions

    Should you have any questions or need assistance, please contact us at education@iibatoronto.org.

    • 21 Oct 2021
    • 7:00 PM
    • 16 Dec 2021
    • 10:00 PM
    • Online
    Register

    IIBA Toronto

    BABOK v3.0 FlexStudy Group

    Presents

    BABOK v3 Study


    Certification  |  Learning  |  Studying  |  PD Credit Hours


    IIBA Toronto offers you the opportunity to have a flexible study schedule while you learn the IIBA BABOK v3 Framework for use in your business analysis practice and or prepare for one of the IIBA Certification exams based upon the IIBA BABOK v3.



    Study the BABOK v3

    over 9 Weeks

    Program runs from

    October 21, 2021 for nine weeks



    Also


    What's Your Learning Style

    A note about your learning style

    Take a learning style quiz here to learn about yourself



    The study includes Saturday morning practice exams 


    All study group sessions occur at 7 pm and run for three hours. Saturday morning active study practice exam occurs from 10:30 am to 12 pm ET


    Earn the required 35 PD credit hours


    Make your payment selection on the left and proceed to register.



    Have a question?

    Need assistance?

    Let's talk!

    Email us here!




    Learn more about the IIBA BABOK v3 here



    Expand Your Capabilities - Grow Your Knowledge


    Are you a business analysis practitioner with five or twenty years experience, have already been granted an IIBA Certification based upon an earlier version of the BABOK,  or have not formally studied any of the IIBA knowledge areas?


    Expand your capabilities and grow your knowledge by studying the IIBA BABOK v3 or IIBA's other resources (Agile, Data Analytics, Cybersecurity).


    IIBA Toronto Online

    BABOK v3.0 Study Group


    Program



              

    Learn more about the IIBA Certification Program here






    BENEFITS


    Benefits of the IIBA Toronto Study Program

    1. The FLEX STUDY is online.
    2. The FLEX STUDY covers the content in the IIBA BABOK v3.0. 
    3. The FLEX STUDY encourages you to identify your learning style and customize it to your strengths. 
    4. The FLEX STUDY encourages you to build your own study habit toolkit.
    5. The FLEX STUDY encourages you to use community to study. We create a WhatsApp group for each study. Participation is at your discretion.
    6. The FLEX STUDY encourages coaching, mentoring, and common goals as a means of staying motivated.
    7. Each FLEX STUDY connects with other IIBA Toronto Study Groups.
    8. When you have successfully written your exam, we encourage you to grow your know and teams skills by volunteering in the IIBA Toronto Study Group Program. 
    9. Each FLEX STUDY duration is 37.50 Professional Development (PD) credit hours. The study group will provide the 35 PD credit hours required for the CBAP, and the 21 PD credit hours required for the CCBA and ECBA certification applications.
    10. The FLEX STUDY will earn you 37.5 CDU credit hours towards IIBA Recertification.
    11. The IIBA Toronto BABOK v3.0 Study Group is a solid companion for those seeking to write their exam in the coming months.
    12. The IIBA Toronto BABOK v3.0 Study Guide is a solid foundation from which to build a business practice in-house. You can combine this with a study of the IIBA Agile content for Business Analysis practitioners and practices.
    13. The study allow you to review the BABOK, also participate in practice exams, and participate in study meetups.



    SESSIONS


    The following is the content covered in the study group.

    • Session - Introduction and Concepts
    • Session - Requirements Analysis and Design Definition
    • Session - Requirements Analysis and Design Definition
    • Session - Solution Evaluation
    • Session - Elicitation and Collaboration
    • Session - Requirements Life Cycle Management
    • Session - Strategy Analysis
    • Session - Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring
    • Session - Techniques
    • Session - Techniques  
    • Session - Review
    • Saturday sessions - Review and study the week's BABOK content using the practice exam learning format.
    • Bonus Week - IIBA Certification,  Study Tips for an IIBA Certification Exam



    DATES


    Thursday 7 PM ET STUDY GROUP
      • 3 hours each - 7 pm to 10 pm


      SATURDAY 10:30 AM ET SESSIONS

      • 1.5 hours each - 10:30 am to 12 pm






      Our IIBA BABOK v3.0 Study Group Program

      • If you have any questions concerning this study group, please email president@iibatoronto.org.




       




      IIBA CERTIFICATIONS

      http://www.iiba.org/Certification-Recognition/certificationlevels.aspx


      IIBA BABOK v3.0

      https://www.iiba.org/babok-guide.aspx


        Payment Policy

        The IIBA Toronto BABOK v3.0 Study Group (Program) fees must be paid upon registration in the Program prior to attending. Pricing, registration terms, and conditions are subject to change without notice.


        IIBA Toronto Chapter reserves the right to make changes to the Program described or to cancel the Program at any time without notice or liability. The Chapter's sole liability will be limited to the refund of registration fees paid in respect of the workshop and the Chapter shall not be responsible for any incidental or consequential loss arising whatsoever. The Chapter will endeavor to give enrollees as much advance notice as possible of any change to the Program or registrant’s enrollment.


        Registration Fee

        The registration fee covers participation only.


        Refund Policy

        Cancellations will be allowed prior to 5 day of the Program start date and a full refund will be issued. Cancellations will not be permitted within 5 days of the Program start date; however, substitutions will be permitted. It is up to the registrant to find and arrange a substitute. The Chapter will process the substitution by changing the registrant name but is not responsible for any financial transactions between the registrants.


        No refunds will be issued within 5 days of the Program start date. If a registrant does not attend the start date event of the Program and has not given adequate notification, it will result in full forfeiture of the registration fee.


        If you are unable to attend the Study Group, or have comments or questions, please contact  president@iibatoronto.org.

        • 25 Oct 2021
        • 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
        • Online
        Register

        IIBA Toronto

        Speaker Series

        Monday, October 25, 2021  8 pm

        -  Description Below -


        Connect, Collaborate, Complete

        Using Community Resources for

        Solution Delivery  &  Personal Development


        Attend Free!


        Building Clarity and Cohesion


        Come join us for an evening of business analysis community and networking as you learn and review parts of the IIBA BABOK 



        This 1 1/2 hour session delivers

        1.5 CDU credit hours for IIBA Re-certification

        Monday, October 25,  8 pm

        - Online - 



        Presentation  Overview



        Connect, Collaborate, Complete Using Community Resources

        • Today we will discuss using peer-to-peer based resources as a blueprint for better solution delivery and personal development.
        • All of business analysis’ key functions and activities can be grouped in communication, assessment and relationships, which are part of peer-to-peer engagements. It even makes for better socializing and networking.
        • Join us Wednesday, October 20 at 8 pm as we discuss how all this translates to you and your team delivering better solutions and continually growing your competencies and skills for what is ahead.
        • You are part of the team
        • You contribute to the decision
        • You participate in the action








        • 27 Oct 2021
        • 9:00 AM
        • 18 Dec 2021
        • 9:00 PM
        • Online With Your Community
        Register

        IIBA Toronto Coaching Program

        Fall 2021


        Competency Peer-To-Peer Coaching

        Using Just-In-Time Micro-Learning +/-

        Jobs To Be Done Models

        - We gave up trying to craft a shorter title -


        The 3 gears of the Fall 2021 Competency Peer-to-Peer Coaching and Learning Program



        COMPETENT
        We recognize that the models and principles of coaching are similar to competencies required for successful career development.


        CONNECT

        Connecting, collaborating, and cooperating are critically important to the workplace and product today. Socializing and networking for mental health and career development is an art form in relationship we all need.


        LEARN

        Nothing brings the competencies expressed in coaching principles and models together with connecting, collaborating and networking like the principles and actions of just-in-time micro-learning and jobs-to-be-done for one's own benefit. 



        We have combined the above three foundational gears

        into an interactive 8 week program presented by

        IIBA Toronto | Coaching Program. 


        The 8 Weeks Coaching Program
        runs Oct-4 to Nov-28


        Summary

        • You sign up.
        • Part 1  -  You receive a digital toolkit within a day which starts everything. Discovery and Goal Setting can take two weeks to complete. Discovery covers Parts 1, 2, and 3.
        • Part 2  -  You with your Program Coach, build what you need guided by coaching models and principles and your next important thing. See section below for ideas what you can work on this fall, combine it with the BABOK or CPOA/AAC study groups, or ask us at - president@iibatoronto.org
        • Part 3  -  You connect with others to support your undertaking or partner with you.
        • Part 4  -  You reconnect with your goals, making adjustments, reestablishing your awareness, accountability, and action.
        • Part 5  -  You execute what you set out to achieve in your micro-learning and or jobs-to-be-done. With your peer-to-peer coaches or actual workplace coaches, you get feedback and learn. You grow your competencies.
        • Part 6  -  You participate and contribute with your support team or collaboration team. You share your accountability to yourself. You attend the six sessions covering the principles and models for coaching and for jobs to be done.
        • Part 7  -  You participate in the 28 Day Challenge to grow your competencies developing a healthy corporate persona.
        • Part 8  -  We acknowledge our effort, learning, competencies with completed tasks and delivery, recognition, a certificate and badges.


        When you sign up you get to participate in
        The 28 Day Challenge



        The Coaching Program Opportunity


        • Do you need to learn something? Now?
        • Time passes on and you haven't closed gaps in your knowledge - still!
        • How about practicing a new skill and receive feedback from qualified practitioners while you build a shared understanding?
        • Maybe connect with others who have similar roles and experiences?
        • While learning, connect with someone for a deeper understanding
        • Learn using Udemy or its competitor, Khan Academy for statistics and probability, MOOC, University of Toronto, or others, and connect with fellow business analysis practitioners for a deeper learning.
        • Start connecting and use peer-to-peer coaching to support one another
        • Learn principles and models of coaching and setup your own in-house coaching using 70-20-10%, blended learning, 30-60-90 days, feedback and learn, while participating in the IIBA Toronto Coaching Program
        • You joined the chapter to identify with IIBA, other business analysis practitioners, close gaps and open opportunities - so do it!
        • You joined IIBA Toronto to connect - the rest you manage successfully - so use the Coaching Program in a pandemic to meet, share, and be healthy
        • Been doing your role successfully for some years now, then research online and with others to develop a shared understanding of what is new and evolving.
        • Take your learning and what you accomplished, and share it with others. We will provide the forum and opportunity to share.