Accelerator Programs

Train and equip analysts with the skills and tools to hit the ground running.

Program Summary

Training videos, toolkits, and case studies to build up the capabilities of your analysts, set expectations, and accelerate their development.

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Sample Accelerators

Adding Value and Owning Your Career

Summary: Create a new mindset and approach to manage your initial development. Set the right expectations for your learning progression within the early stages of starting a new job.

Lesson Contents:

  • 00:32 – Create a Value-Based Mindset
  • 01:04 – Approach to Learning and Development
  • 02:45 – Expectations for Learning Progress

How to Take Meeting Notes

Summary: Guidance on how to take meeting notes and how to distribute them to the appropriate recipients.

Lesson Content:

  • 00:25 – Meeting Logistics
  • 00:42 – Agenda and Attachments
  • 00:54 – Taking Meeting Notes
  • 01:01 – Decisions and Action Items
  • 01:24 – Tips for Drafting and Editing
  • 02:30 – Summarize and Distribute Notes

How to Build a Project Plan

Summary: Steps to build a project plan and how to use our template as a guide.

Lesson Content:

  • 00:00 – Overview of Project Planning Steps
  • 03:37 – Deeper Dive on Project Planning Steps
  • 05:38 – Walk Through of Template
  • 07:23 – How to Visualize Plans in Presentations
  • 08:07 – Sample Project Plans for Various Assignments

Program Modules

Career Fundamentals

Build a foundation for self-driven development and a mindset of flexibility to adapt to changing projects and working environments.

  • Corporate Culture, Professionalism, and Communications
  • Accelerated Learning and Developing a Learning Plan
  • Building a Professional Network

Project Management

Drive projects throughout its life cycle with the right preparation and management of project tasks in every phase.

  • Project Phases and Project Planning
  • Meeting Notes and Distribution
  • Status Reports
  • Meeting Facilitation

Business Analysis

Capture the operational and technical needs of the organization with a solid understanding of how it relates to the business strategy.

  • Requirements Methodology and Approach
  • Process Modeling and Workflow Diagrams
  • Requirements and User Stories

Quality Assurance

Validate all components of a solution and test their functionality prior to implementation to production.

  • Testing Phases and Test Plans
  • Test Cases and Test Execution
  • Defect Management

Data Analysis

Compile, analyze, and extract relevant information from large quantities of data to support data driven decisions.

  • Data Analysis and Reporting
  • Data Collection and Cleansing
  • Data Visualization

Solutioning

Synthesize the operational and technical components of a solution and present them effecitvely to project leadership.

  • Current-State, Future-State, and Gap Analysis
  • Facilitating Design Workshops
  • Conceptual Diagrams and Executive Level Presentations
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