Pre-Project Problem Analysis

Pre-Project Problem Analysis

Practical business analysis techniques you can use early in the project lifecyle

16 September 2020 (14-21h)
Location: Parker Hotel (Diegem)
Presented in English by Adrian Reed
Price: 720 EUR (excl. 21% VAT)
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13.30h - 14.00h
Registration, coffee/tea and croissants
Introduction: What is 'Problem Analysis' ?

A brief introduction to the course, and a discussion of why it is important that we analyse the problem before assuming or implementing a solution.

Stakeholders in Problem Analysis

Overview of the importance of stakeholder identification and engagement in problem analysis, including:

  • Identifying Stakeholders: Tips for identifying likely stakeholders, along with suggestions of potential 'generic' stakeholder types that regularly warrant consideration
  • Stakeholder Analysis: Categorisation of stakeholders
The Importance of "Why"

Techniques for understanding the underlying problems and objectives driving a project. Practical discussion of:

  • Problem Statement
  • Critical Success Factors and Key Performance Indicators
  • Balanced Business Scorecard
The "What": Concept Level Requirement Scope

Overview of an approach to define the initial high level requirements scope:

  • Roles & Goals
  • Business Use Case Diagram
Dinner Buffet around 18h00
Generating Solution Options

A discussion of the range of possible solution approaches that are generally available.

Bringing it all Together

Recap of the core course themes and discussion of how a one-page Project Concept Summary can be used to convey information about a potential project idea.

Reflection, Final Q & A
End of this Workshop

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