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Is CBAP® worth it?

This is a common question we get from Professionals who reach out to The Skilled Business Analyst. The Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) qualification recognises Professionals with extensive experience in Business Analysis. Over the past years, this professional designation has gained momentum with many companies now listing this qualification as must have for Senior Business Analysts. In this post we…

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The Skilled Business Analyst – IIBA Endorsed Education Provider

  The Skilled Business Analyst is proud to announce our partnership with the IIBA as an Endorsed Education Provider (EEP). This milestone represents our commitment towards empowering Business Analysis professionals through programs that are recognized by the IIBA that count towards Professional Development Units. Through this partnership, The Skilled Business Analyst will be able to leverage multiple benefits including but…

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Certifications overview with the Zimbabwe Business Analysis community

On October 3rd 2021, The Skilled Business Analyst held a certifications overview session with the Zimbabwe Analysis community. It was an absolute pleasure engaging and hearing the success stories of the community. This chapter is made up of motivated and highly experienced Business Analysts and I can see great things coming out of the chapter. The session covered 4 main…

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Tips on running effective virtual meetings

  Over the past year, Business Analysts like many other professionals have found themselves working remotely and as such running a lot of virtual meetings. Meetings are held to elicit requirements, reach decisions, and clarify business problems / needs or opportunities. In this post The Skilled Business Analyst outlines tips for running effective virtual meetings.  Before the meeting Meeting preparation…

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4 ways to building stronger stakeholder relationships

4 ways to building stronger stakeholder relationships Business Analysts are responsible for identifying organization problems, eliciting, documenting and managing stakeholder requirements, recommending solutions and facilitating the successful implementation of those solutions. Business Analysts need to have sound relationships with stakeholders in order to fulfill these key tasks successfully. Stakeholder engagement should be at the heart of what we do as…

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