Date: 22 - 22 Aug 2023
Where: Newcastle upon Tyne

Session 1: What Does(n’t) a BA do?

A view on what are the expectations of a BA, from a BA who's been around the block a few times. Taking a look at the wide variety of roles/tasks and activities you may experience as a BA and what you may want to consider for the near future.

Take away: A better understanding of some of the key skills required for a BA to succeed in a variety of different areas, with some suggestions as to future skills that you may want to consider. 

About the speaker: Gareth Dick

Gareth is a Business Analyst Associate Manager, coming up to 10 years with Accenture. He has a wealth of experience from Dev, Test, Delivery and Business Analysis having worked across Waterfall monolithic application development to Agile delivery, Robotic process automations and customer centric designs. 


Session 2: Strategy Analysis

How can we support clients through a significant shift in their customer engagement strategy? Follow the journey we have taken with a H&PS client from initial strategy analysis, through defining as-is and to-be states and the challenges of managing multiple stakeholders.   

Take away: As a deep dive into Strategy Analysis, showcasing some of the key skills and techniques required to help define and shape your client's business strategy.

About the speaker: Verity Wilson

Verity joined Accenture in May 2017 and has predominantly worked with H&PS clients. She is currently an Enterprise Architect and is supporting one of our clients with a major customer engagement transformation programme.

Note: Visitor parking available on site.



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