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Our Virtual Live BA04 Eliciting and Writing Effective Requirements Class Scheduled December 12-14, 2018 is Guaranteed to Run!

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 RGF Group will be a Sponsor at the 2018 Building Business Capability (BBC) Conference in San Antonio, TX scheduled November 6-9, 2018!

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Our Foundations of Business Analysis Class Scheduled October 23-26, 2018 is Guaranteed to Run!

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 Our PgMP® Exam Prep Online class is now guaranteed to run November 6-9, 2017 with instructor James Haner, PhD, PgMP, PMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-RMP, CBAP, CCBA!

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Our BA04 Eliciting and Writing Effective Requirements is now Guaranteed to Run November 13-15, 2017!

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Business Analysis Courses



Business Analysis Essentials (RGF-BA01)   2 Days $1,195.00
This is an introductory course designed to provide participants with a basic understanding of the benefits, functions and impact of a Business Analyst has within an organization. The course discusses the business analysis process as it is applied throughout a project to include the pre-project activities that comprise enterprise analysis.      
Strategic Business Analysis (RGF-BA02)   2 Days $1,195.00
Learn enterprise analysis skills and support your enterprise solutions with effective consulting and leadership. Learn how to move enterprise projects and strategies forward from both a consulting and Enterprise Analysis perspective. Use Enterprise Analysis techniques to identify profitable enterprise opportunities.      
Writing Effective Business Cases (RGF-BA03)   2 Days $1,195.00
Learn the steps to effective business case development and support your strategic business recommendations with sound budgeting and financial back-up. The one course you need to make high-impact recommendations and receive full management support for your ideas.      
Eliciting and Writing Effective Requirements (RGF-BA04)   3 Days $1,795.00
With elicitation serving as a major component of the requirements process, it is imperative that business analysts maintain high competency levels in elicitation practices and technique use to help organizations overcome the requirements related challenges faced on projects. Regardless whether you are a practitioner just starting off your career in business analysis or whether you have been performing the role for some years, this course will provide insight into the latest thoughts on elicitation and writing effective requirements and present a number of current techniques that are being applied on projects across industries today.      
Process Modeling Using BPMN (RGF-BA05)   2 Days $1,195.00
Learn to map your business processes easily and efficiently using the industry standard - BPMN which stands for Business Process Modeling Notation from the Object Management Group (OMG). You will learn the best practices in process mapping using the latest industry standards (BPMN) so that both the business and IT stakeholders will be able to understand the models and map processes consistently through-out your organization.      
Understanding Root Cause Analysis (RGF-BA10)   2 Days $1,195.00
Root Cause Analysis (RCA) is a structured, team based, analytical approach that when used correctly can alleviate recurring problems within an organization. In this course, participants will learn to apply several practical, systematic methods for analyzing incidents and problems to uncover root causes. Understanding of these techniques will be reinforced by exercises as we explore effective ways of gathering data for root cause analysis and how to determine which problems should be analyzed. We will also discuss how to design, develop, and implement a root cause analysis program for your organization.      
Requirements Eliciting (RFG-BA26)   2 Days $1,195.00
In this highly interactive 2-day course, you will learn how to enhance and refine your elicitation skills. Industry best practices are explained and then augmented with professional tips and methods.Working in small groups, you will practice new techniques and discuss strategies that your organization should be using to better define stakeholder needs. A case study driven workshop comprises more than half the course and provides a real-world example, templates, and job aids to reference once you are back on the job.      
Writing and Managing Effective Requirements (RGF-BA27)   3 Days $1,795.00
Successful projects are built on the foundation of well-understood requirements. This 3 day instructor-led course provides the techniques to help Business Analysts write well-formed, verifiable requirements that translate stakeholder needs into clear and testable solutions.       
Requirement Analysis and Use Cases (RGF-BA28)   2 Days $1,195.00
This 2-day course provides a strong foundation in the mechanics of use case diagramming and writing textual descriptions of use cases. In this highly interactive workshop, you will learn how to enhance and refine your use case skills, how to involve your stakeholders in the use case process, and how to develop use cases that provide valuable information to the designers and testers.      
User Acceptance Testing (UAT) for BAs (RGF-BA29)   2 Days $1,195.00
This 2 day workshop looks at the business issues which drive the need for a fully functional UAT process and describes the components of such a process. It is designed to help the Business Analyst (BA) to develop an understanding of their role, the process, and the deliverables associated with UAT.      
Foundations of Business Analysis (RGF-BA30)   4 Days $2,395.00
Participants will learn how to perform stakeholder analysis, utilize techniques to elicit the needs of these stakeholders, translate their needs into solution requirements, and confirm these requirements are well-written, correct, and precise.      
PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA®) Exam Preparation (RGF-PBA04)   4 Days $2,395.00
This course provides an in-depth review of the business analysis knowledge, skills, and tasks as discussed in the PMI business analysis standard Business Analysis for Practitioners: A Practice Guide.      
Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) and Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBATM) Exam Preparation Course (RGF-BACP02)   4 Days $2,395.00
Intensive 4 day course to prepare participants to take Certified Business analyst Professional (CBAP®) or the Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA) exam based on the BABOK®v3.0 Edition from the International Institute of Business Analysis. In the evolving world of Business Analysis, there is an increasing demand for effective and experienced Business Analysts who have obtained the IIBA Certified Business Analyst Professional (CBAP®) or the Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA ) designation.      

Project Management Courses

Foundations of Project Management (RGF-PM11)   2 Days $1,095.00
This course provides an introduction to Project Management and the core concepts and best practices used in this discipline. During the course, project management “best practices” will be introduced, and put into context through various exercises, scenarios and case studies. The course is designed as a practical workshop, and learning by doing is a key component. As such, class participants will be asked to work on sample “projects” and be assigned deliverables to produce within a specified time frame. After each exercise, a review will be conducted offering comments and suggestions for improvement.      

Project Management Concepts (RGF-PM12)   3 Days $1,695.00
In today’s dynamically changing business environment projects are initiated under tighter budgetary, resource and time constraints than ever before. This seminar focuses on the core project management skills required to manage any project and will provide the attendees with proven "real life" tools and techniques applied to a case study.      
Managing IT Project Management Concepts (RGF-PM13)   3 Days $1,695.00
In today’s dynamically changing business environment projects are initiated under tighter budgetary, resource and time constraints than ever before. This seminar focuses on the core project management skills required to manage an Information Technology project and will provide the attendees with proven "real life" tools and techniques applied to an IT Project case study. This course is compliant with the PMBOK® Guide Fifth Edition.      
Project Time Management (RGF-PM15)   2 Days $1,095.00
The goal of this 2-day instructor-led course is to examine the challenges and techniques of project time management with the goal of improving on-time performance of your projects. The class addresses the implications of uncertainty and project schedule risk, as well as managing stakeholder analysis      
Project Cost Management (RGF-PM16)   2 Days $1,095.00
This 2 day instructor-led Cost Management course addresses the identification, elaboration, planning, and management of the project budget. Including selected processes from the PMI Integration, Cost, Scope and Risk Knowledge Areas, this class addresses the development of a Project Cost Estimate, Project Budget, and the Project Budget Baseline.       
Project Stakeholder & Communications Management (RGF-PM17)   2 Days $1,095.00
In today’s dynamically changing business environment projects are initiated under tighter budgetary, resource and time constraints more than ever before. This seminar focuses on the core project stakeholder and communication management skills, as presented in the PMBOK® Guide, 5th Edition, that are required to manage a project. The program will provide the attendees with proven "real life" tools and techniques, and put into context through various exercises, scenarios, and case studies.      
Project Risk Management (RGF-PM18)   2 Days $1,095.00
This seminar focuses on the uncertainty that surrounds any project. Project Risk Management is designed to have the participant learn core project risk management concepts and best practices, and learn tools that are used to proactively manage project risk. During the course, “best practices” will be introduced, and put into context through various exercises and scenarios and case studies.      
Managing a Project with Your Team (RGF-PM20)   2 Days $1,095.00
“It’s the people – not the work – that cause most projects to fail.”
Would you agree with that statement? And this failure is most often attributed not to lack of technical skill or experience but to lack of agreement between the people involved. This two-day workshop is designed to help participants:
  • Identify project stakeholders and their expectations
  • Practice techniques to help stakeholders identify and agree upon project goals
  • Manage stakeholder expectations with effective communications techniques.
Tools for Conducting Effective Meetings (RGF-PM25)   1 Day $595.00

It’s estimated more than 25 million meetings are held every day in the United States, but very few meetings actually produce the effective results attendees had hoped for. At the end of this course, students will be able to:


  • Identify characteristics associated with well-run and productive meetings.
  • Know process steps for planning, conducting, and concluding meetings consistently.
  • Define and give examples of appropriate “ground rules” for meetings management.
  • Describe meeting roles and the benefits of assigning roles.
  • Describe and use specific techniques to produce meeting results.
  • Identify sources of meetings conflict and techniques for resolving it.
  • Distinguish characteristics of productive kickoff meetings and status meetings.
  • Summarize action items and process steps with a “Good Meetings Checklist.”


PMP® Exam Prep Training (RGF-PMP31)   5 Days $2,495.00
This workshop has a primary and a secondary goal. The primary goal is to prepare participants to successfully complete the examination required for earning the Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification. For those who attend the entire workshop, it meets the requirements for the 35 hours of contact education required for registering for the PMP® exam.
Based on the PMBOK® Guide, 5th Edition)

PgMP Exam Preparation Training (RGF-PgMP32)                  

PMI’s Program Management Professional (PgMP)® credential recognizes the advanced experience and skill of program managers. Globally recognized and demanded, the PgMP® demonstrates your proven competency to oversee multiple, related projects and their resources to achieve strategic business goals.

 PgMP® credential holders oversee the success of a program, grouping related projects together to realize organizational benefits not available if they were managed separately. It’s the perfect fit if you define projects, assign project managers and oversee programs.

Who should apply? If you’re a program manager looking to demonstrate a proven ability to manage complex, multiple projects and align results to organizational goals; increase your visibility and value with your organization; and separate yourself in the eyes of employers, the PgMP® credential is for you.

   4 Days