February 2018 IIBA MSP Newsletter Print

Study Groups Starting Soon

Certification Study Group News 
To join, contact: studygroup@iibamsp.org
Strengthening the role of business analysis by providing educational, networking and certification opportunities to the Twin Cities Business Analysis practitioners.
Study groups are a great way to stay on track with your studies. You don’t have to do it alone!  
Last Call:
Saturday Certification Study Group
Time: 1-3pm
Study sessions: 8
First meeting: Panera, Apple Valley
Subsequent meetings: Primarily by WebEx
Facilitated by: Kim Schilling
Cost: $25, includes study materials
Call for participants:
Monday Certification Study Group
Start date: Monday March 5, 2018.
Time: 6:30-8pm
Study sessions: 9 total, 3 Monday’s per month in March, April, May
All meetings: Davanni's, Richfield 
Facilitated by: Mark Nervig
Cost: $25, includes study materials 
Note: Please continue to contact us so that we understand your needs and we will do our best to address requests for additional study groups.

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Upcoming Monthly Meetings

 March 8th

Back by popular demand The IIBA MSP Chapter is bringing you a panel discussion.


Panel Discussion

The Business Analyst role is constantly changing and the relationship between QA roles and BA roles is one of those changes.  We have assembled a panel of industry leaders to discuss how to make this changing role work effectively.

Learn tips from industry leaders on:

1) How to partner effectively with QA

2) How to leverage QA in the requirement process

3) How NOT to become a QA tester!



Location: Double Tree at 7800 Normandale Boulevard, Bloomington, MN 

5:30-6:30 p.m.--Check in/register and enjoy the delicious buffet offerings while networking with colleagues and sponsors

6:30-8:00 p.m.--Panel discussion followed by prize drawings


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Registration is Now Open for IIBA MSP Professional Developement Days a must attend for all serious Business Analyst.

New data and location this year.   It is Thursday May 3rd at the Double Tree Minneapolis South Hotel.

Bring your "A" Game is this years theme.

We look forward to seeing you there.

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Join Us Today

When you become a member of IIBA International, you are eligible for membership in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Chapter of IIBA.  Membership in the chapter costs $25/year and expires in the same month that your membership in IIBA International expires.

By becoming a chapter member, you get all the benefits of IIBA International membership

PLUS the following benefits for the chapter:

  • Register FREE for any Minneapolis/St. Paul Chapter meeting
  • Receive the lowest possible price on PDD, Study Group and Workshop events
  • View a history of all event registration -- keep track of meetings attended for CDUs
  • View and download Member-Only documents and content after login. 

 Website for IIBA International: www.iiba.org

Website for Minneapolis/St. Paul Chapter of IIBA (IIBA MSP): www.iibamsp.org

 Phone for IIBA MSP: 651-348-9983



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