This is an outline of the recommended training program I designed for my self, based on my current needs assessment. I discovered that I would like to improve my managerial skills, improve my communication skills, and improve time management in order to become a successful business analyst. In my opinion in order to make these needed improvements in my career I will need to further develop myself professionally. I am currently taking classes towards my Bachelor of Arts degree in management information systems, and I have targeted April 2005 as a start date for additional training. The following are subjects that were identified during my needs assessments: . Stress management.
Dealing with difficult employees. Understanding budgets. Time management. Leadership skills.
Project management Listed below are the courses I recommend for my career advancement. Each course is designed to give maximum results in minimum time. I have listed the courses with some of the major specifications of each course, and a brief explanation of why the course will benefit my career growth. I have set a twelve to eighteen-month timetable, with courses being taking approximately every other month. Stress Management for women: . Attack stress at its source by learning the 7 major causes of stress and to neutralize them…
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Defeat work-place stress. Rebuild and renew creativity, confidence and enthusiasm. Health Management. 3 powerful steps to balance commitments This course will enable me to reduce stress in my work life there fore making me a more productive employee. The course is designed to address the specific stress concerns of women. This course is six hours in length and the cost is $49.
00. Successful solutions for unacceptable employee behavior: . Taking effective decisive action. Using firm, assertive tactics. Taking the last resourtThis course will enable me to communicate more effectively with employees of all levels. It will also allow me to be able to spot problems before they blow up, while continually bringing out the best in my subordinates.
This course is six hours and the cost is $199. 00. Practical budgeting skills for managers. The 5 elements of a workable budget. The most desirable source of cash flow. Understanding the 3 main parts of the income statement.
Using the break-even analysis to simplify the budget process This course will enable me to budget properly for my projects. This course consists of 4 videos and 20 workbooks. This will enable me to share this knowledge with other mangers in the company. The videos are 1 hour each totally 4 hours and the workbooks are for me to move at my own pace.
The cost for this course is $595. 00. Getting it all done. Identifying what is important. Preventing bottlenecks.
Spot hidden short cut in every project. Stop procrastinating This course will help me expand my time management skills. It will also allow me to control my workday in a more productive way. This course is six hours and the cost is $79. 00. Creative leadership workshop.
Avoid common self-sabotaging behaviors. Leadership Quotient. Personal action plan This course will help me with creative ways to motivate my staff. The course is specifically designed to help me learn to think outside the box.
This course is six hours and the cost is 199. 00. Project management. Project planning.
Root out waste in every sage of the project. Estimate time and cost of project This course will help me to structure and organize a productive project team. It will also help me with task analysis as well as defining team roles clearly and concisely. This course is six hours and the cost is $199. 00. Conflict management and confrontational skills.
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Understanding the “escalation scale.” Keep poise and control always. Emotional “first aid ” This course will help me to change the way I react to conflict. While enabling me to better understand during difficult situations. This course is six hours and the cost is $195.
00 Business analysts are responsible for identifying the business needs of their clients and stakeholders to help determine solutions to business problems. Business analysts are responsible for requirements development and management. The business analyst is a key facilitator within an organization, acting as a go between for the client, stakeholders and the solution team. Business analyst define the scope of the project, gather requirements, analyze and document requirements, communicate the requirements, identify a solution, and verify that the solutions meets the requirements. Obtaining my Bachelor of Arts in management information systems and the additional training above should enable me to become a successful business analyst.