BA/PM Guide to Communicating Requirements to Offshore Teams

Registration Fee: $179.00 per person

Team Registration Fee (3 or more attendees): $149.00 per person

Duration - 2 Hours
Format - Live, interactive lecture delivered via Webex with consultative responses to participant questions.
 
Overview
 
Organizations can realize the expected savings from application development outsourcing, especially offshore, by reducing misinterpretation of requirements and gaining efficiency in the process. This seminar focuses on the communication of requirements to designers and developers located offshore. The language, culture and time zone differences can affect how accurately requirements are interpreted. Suggested tools, techniques and templates are provided.

What You Will Learn
 
- Get tips for selecting the appropriate requirement communication techniques
- Learn how to avoid requirement misinterpretation
- Assess the extent of traceability and change control needed
- Pick up best practices for virtual requirement reviews 
 
Bonus Feature
 
In addition to a copy of the detailed seminar slides, participants receive a Guide to Communicating Requirements to Offshore Teams - 36 pages of check lists, templates and step-by-step instructions for improving requirements communication.
 
Faculty
 
Eugenia C. Schmidt, PMP, CBAP, PBA is a senior PESG faculty member, course director for PESG's "Managing Offshore Work" curriculum, PESG's Project Management curriculum and our CBAP Exam Prep seminar. She has successfully managed global multi-vendor projects in the technology and training industries through professional service delivery, project management and training delivery. She is adept at managing, working and training in a virtual environment. She is an expert in outsourcing, risk management, project management, information systems, lifecycle methodology and project recovery.
 
Format
 
Live, interactive lecture delivered via Webex with consultative responses to content-specific discussions. This seminar is presented at a high level of discussion - if you are looking for "drill down" hands on training in developing user stories, consider our Developing Agile Requirements with User Stories seminar available in open enrollment public/virtual classroom seminars and on-site at your location.
 
Registration Details
 
Schedule - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Eastern Time (New York)
Duration - Approximately Two Hours
Registration Fee - $179.00 US per person
Teams of 3 or more - $149.00 US per person
Access - The seminar is delivered using Cisco Webex Meeting Center. When you join the online meeting using the link provided in a confirmation email, you will be asked to either phone a US toll number or connect using a computer head set. If you phone in to the audio conference using the toll number provided, long distance toll charges will apply. If you connect using a computer head set with microphone (VOIP), no toll charges will apply.
 
Registration Policy
 
Registration fee is non-refundable. Student substitutions may be made at any time prior to the start of the seminar. If you are unable to attend, you may view the recording of the session missed within 15 days.
 
Group Training
 
Also available on demand for individuals, small teams and large groups. Contact Chuck Black for more information on scheduling a private, on demand presentation and group discounts.  
 

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