Live Events

Learning Cohorts!

Our Live Events consist of access to our small group coaching events (see calendar below) and our exclusive Learning Cohorts.

Members can sign up for a single event or a series based on a topic theme with a learning cohort!

May 2021 Live Online Events

Small group coaching chats, technique demonstrations, feedback on requirements, learn as a small group!

Date Time Topic Description
May 6 11 am PST, 2 pm EST  User Story  Jam  1 hr  – Bring your user stories for the group to review and get feedback on them from an expert. This session depends on the group bringing user stories from their own work to work on as a group and get expert feedback on aligning your user stories to the best practices. We will jam with your examples and learn a lot as we work to implement user story best practices.
May 11  9 am PST, 12 pm EST Product Vision and Outcomes 1 hr  – Let’s explore what a good product vision and outcomes are, how the best practices contribute to success, samples, and metrics aligned to good product visions.
May 17 1 pm PST, 4 pm EST   Meeting Facilitation – Is your meeting purpose solid?  1 hr  – Let’s discuss your common meetings and challenge the meeting purpose! We will explore what a good meeting purpose is and fine-tune your so that your next meeting rocks!
May 27 12 pm PST, 3 pm EST Working with and partnering with the Product Owner 1 hr  – BAs and POs can create a great partnership on an agile team. In this session, we will explore what a great partnership looks like and feels like and address your questions!
May 26 11 am PST, 2 pm EST

BA-Cube Leader Chat: Coaching Skills for BA Managers

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Coaching as a manager is a unique leadership style to purposefully choose at times, but what does this mean? What are the benefits? When do we lead with coaching? What does good coaching look like? We will explore this, demo it, and plan to be better coaches as managers.

BA Manager & Practice Leader Chat: (Validated BA Managers and Practice Leaders – Approval Required)

1.5 hours

What To Expect in a BA Manager/ Practice Leader Chat:  In these monthly chats, we facilitate the conversation of you and others sharing on a BA-specific BA Management-related topic.  It is not a slide presentation or webinar, but a chat with your peers as Managers and Practice Leaders, where you get to connect and hear what is going on all over the globe from others in similar roles.

 

 

June 2021 Live Online Events

Small group coaching chats, technique demonstrations, feedback on requirements, learn as a small group!

Date Time Topic Description
June 3 1 pm PST, 4 pm EST  Acceptance Criteria Jam  1 hr  – Bring your acceptance criteria for user stories you are working on for the group to review and get feedback on them from an expert. This session depends on the group bringing real examples from their own work to work on as a group and get expert feedback on aligning your acceptance criteria to the best practices. We will jam with your examples and learn a lot as we work to implement best practices.
June 11  10 am PST, 1 pm EST Agile Ceremonies 1 hr  – Come ask your questions and learn more about the agile ceremonies such as Daily Stand up, Backlog Refinement, Sprint Planning, Sprint Review/Demo, and Retrospectives. We will focus on the BA and PO role in these ceremonies!
June 15 11 am PST, 2 pm EST   Effective Emails and Chats  1 hr  – Could your emails and chats be more effective? Let’s talk about communicating/typing for maximum impact! We will discuss tips, tricks and answer your questions!
June 24 10 am PST, 1 pm EST Active Listening 1 hr  – What does Active LIstening mean and why is this so important? Let’s discuss the aspects of types of active listening (analytical and emotional) and when each is needed. Being aware of which mode you are in is half the battle!
June 28 10 am PST, 1 pm EST

BA-Cube Leader Chat: Using “Start-Stop-Keep” as a tool for giving feedback and developing your BAs

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BA Manager & Practice Leader Chat: (Validated BA Managers and Practice Leaders – Approval Required)

1.5 hours

What To Expect in a BA Manager/ Practice Leader Chat:  In these monthly chats, we facilitate the conversation of you and others sharing on a BA-specific BA Management-related topic.  It is not a slide presentation or webinar, but a chat with your peers as Managers and Practice Leaders, where you get to connect and hear what is going on all over the globe from others in similar roles.

As a leader of BAs, you provide feedback and develop BAs and it can be hard to give balanced feedback. Using a Start-Stop-Keep model can help. Let’s discuss this technique, how to use it, and share experiences using this and other feedback techniques.

 

 

Sample of Other Past Live Group Events:

Each month BA-Cube Members with “Live Event” Access can attend our exclusive live events to deepen their learning.  Each month we host a variety of events to demo techniques, look at real project work and provide feedback, discuss stakeholder management topics, and go deeper on the on-demand class topics.  Member LOVE our live events to connect with others and deepen their learning, getting real advice and mentoring from experts.  This is a sample list of many of our past events.

  • Empathy Mapping Technique Demo
  • User Story Workshop Demo – How to Facilitate a user Story Workshop with the team and stakeholders
  • User Story Mapping Demo
  • User Story Jam: sharing best practices, feedback on your real user stories
  • Acceptance Criteria Jam: sharing best practices, feedback on your real acceptance criteria
  • Agile Transformation for BAs and POs
  • An Agile BA’s Day in the Life
  • Backlog Refinement Challenges: Let’s help prioritize those challenges
  • How to Facilitate a User Story Workshop with the team and stakeholders
  • Crucial conversations – Let’s talk about your high stakes conversations
  • Elevate Your Career: let’s discuss what the best BAs do
  • Demonstrations on various facilitation and modeling techniques
  • ERP Replacement, Cloud & Package Software Projects
  • Facilitating Engaging and Participative Meetings
  • Facilitation – Your biggest challenges solved!
  • Goals/Resolutions
  • Help me get more time from my stakeholders to discuss requirements!
  • Help me through this Agile Transformation
  • Help me with my difficult stakeholder
  • High Performing Teams: How are you contributing?
  • How to say “NO” so you can focus on what IS important
  • How to start/engage on a new project & best tips to contribute right away
  • Hybrid Agile Methodology – Feeling stuck in the middle?
  • Is Certification right for me?
  • My PO isn’t trained as a PO, how can I get them to understand their role?
  • Planning High Impact Virtual Meetings: sharing best practices
  • Product Ownership: Product Visioning and Roadmapping
  • Productive ways to manage requirements & which methods to use for detailed requirements
  • Robotics & AI: ways you are embracing this technology
  • Story Splitting – Let’s split your stories – Bring examples, let’s work them!
  • The requirements keep changing, what should I do?
  • Visual Models, sharing best practices
  • Visual Models: Your Keys to Finding Requirements Gaps!
  • What Do Agile Ceremonies Mean to BAs
  • What Great BAs Do! BA Leaders have weighed in, let’s discuss what the best BAs do.
  • What Makes a High Performing Team?
  • What to do with technical requirements on agile projects?

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