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“PMs are from Mars, BAs are from Venus”, East Region Virtual IIBA Collaboration (Wilmington & Jacksonville)

Strategic Business Management
Topic: PMs are from Mars, BAs are from Venus

Presentation Description:

I’m sure we’ve all been on a project where it felt like your cohort was from a completely different planet! However, according to PMI research, “successful projects require a high level of collaboration between both the project, program, or portfolio manager and business analyst. Risks are minimized and project and product success rates improve when these critical roles are aligned and operate in partnership. When this alignment is missing, project performance, customer satisfaction, team morale, and the end product will be adversely impacted.”

Join us as we discuss what is business analysis, the relationship between project management and business analysis, and how this relationship is arguably even more important on agile teams.


Presenter: Cheryl Lee, PMP, PMI-PBA, CBAP

Presenter Bio

Cheryl is the co-author of the book Effective PM and BA Role Collaboration published in 2015 through J. Ross Publishing, and one of four global authors of the first edition of The PMI Guide to Business Analysis published in 2017.

This author, speaker and passionate business analysis nerd never misses an opportunity to help mentor and inspire other PMs and BAs. She has conducted multiple public webinars and presentations at conferences, chapter meetings and local colleges and universities.

Cheryl’s devotion to the profession of Business Analysis is further demonstrated by her non for profit contributions where she has founded the PMI Toronto Chapter Business Analysis Community, the first Business Analysis Community within a PMI chapter, and served as a director at large at IIBA Toronto.

She is also the President of Knowledge Adapters, a Toronto-based consulting firm that offers business analysis and project management consulting and training services. Reliable, efficient, passionate, personable, energetic and cheerful are a few of the characteristics clients use to describe Cheryl.

Follow Cheryl on Twitter @BAPMCherylLee for tweets on #pmot #baot #agile #pdu #webinar

Connect with Cheryl on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cheryllowlee

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Type of category: Wilmington

Type of activity: Strategic Business Management

Date: April 27th, 2021

Hour: 18:00 to 19:00

Number of PDUs: 1


Members: Free

Non members: $20.00

Students: Free