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July Chapter Meeting - The New Project Leadership Model: The Promise of the PM/BA Partnership

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 -
5:30pm to 8:00pm
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Overview and Learning Objectives

This presentation describes the subtle and not so subtle differences between the PM and the BA approaches to projects.  It explores the differing perspectives, the complementary roles, the overlapping responsibilities, the differing view of scope, the overlapping communication channels, and the joint requirements and management responsibilities.  And finally, we discuss the golden opportunities for the BA and the PM to collaborate to manage project complexity.

Learning Objectives:
1. Discover how combining disciplines leads to success – how the wise BA partners with the PM to build a high-performing team and improve project success.
2. Examine the different and complementary perspectives of the BA and the PM.
3. Determine the accountabilities and responsibilities shared by the BA and the PM.
4. Examine the dynamics of highly complex projects.
5. Uncover the golden opportunity for the PM and the BA to collaborate for higher levels of success.


5:30 – 6:35 Registering, Networking & Dinner
6:10 – 6:20 Chapter News
6:20 – 6:35  Networking event
6:35 – 7:50 Presentation
7:50 – 8:00 Door Prizes

Presenter Information

Kitty Haas is the leading expert in Strategic Business Analysis and Complex Project Management, a prominent keynote presenter at industry and corporate conferences, author, consultant, and certified facilitator. She is the president of KHass and Associates, Inc., a consulting practice specializing in strategic business practices. Her expertise includes implementing and managing PMOs and BACOEs, managing large complex programs, and leading groundbreaking PM and BA maturity efforts. Kitty served as an IIBA Director from 2008-2016, and currently serves as a consultant to IIBA.

She has written nine books, dozens of influential articles, and given lectures at corporations throughout the world. She is a professor of Strategic PM and BA Practices at Villanova University and a keynote speaker at conferences around the world. Kitty serves on the BA advisory boards for Capella University and the University of California, Irvine. Her ground breaking work in Project Complexity has earned her recognition as a recipient of the PMI’s David I. Cleland Literature Award.


Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection (BHTP)
Stevens Point Airport, Noel Hangar, Stevens Point, WI

Please note:  The meeting will be held at the Stevens Point Airport in the Noel Hangar, which is the first building on the left when you turn into the airport entrance.  Parking is available around the building and also along the driveway leading to the building.  Enter the building via the main entrance facing the main driveway.

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ECBA Professional Development Credit Info:

Course Type: Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring, Strategy Analysis, Analytical Thinking & Problem Solving, Communication Skills, Requirements Analysis & Design Definition, Interaction Skills, and Business Knowledge
Contact Name: VP of Administration
Contact Title: VP of Administration
Contact Email: ​Administration@newisconsin.iiba.org

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