Happy New Year!
I don’t normally make New Year’s resolutions, but this year I’ve made an exception. My resolution is to get more involved in training in 2017. I do run some training courses already, and I sometimes speak at meets and conferences, but I want to do more.
There’s a problem though – formal group training relies on being able to get enough interested trainees together in the same place and at the same time to make it work, and this turns out to be somewhat tricky. It’s also relatively expensive for trainees, both in terms of financial outlay and also time spent away from work and/or home.
So I thought I’d put together something a little more flexible – a distance learning course. This allows trainees to learn at their own pace and in their own time – and it doesn’t need a critical mass of trainees to be viable – it can be done on an individual basis. It’s also significantly cheaper.
The course teaches you how to be an agile Business Analyst. It’s based around the materials on this site and also on my own experiences as an agile BA.
Here’s how it works. The course consists of 10 “lessons”. I send you the lessons one at a time. Each lesson includes a learning / research element and a hands-on exercise. You do the learning / research part, then you complete the exercise, send it to me and I provide feedback. I will generally give feedback by email but we can arrange a video chat if you prefer.
I’ve just launched the course and I’m offering it at an introductory price of £400 (GBP) for the first intake of trainees, with an option to pay £40 initially for a single lesson, plus a full money back guarantee if the course doesn’t work for you.
For more details, or to sign up, see the Distance Learning page.
PS Sorry for the unavoidably “spammy” nature of this article – it was the only way to announce the new course. Normal service will be resumed henceforth, so if you’re a subscriber please don’t unsubscribe!