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IIBA® Melbourne - Product Ownership Study Group

Thursday, August 17, 2023 - 6:00pm to Thursday, November 9, 2023 - 8:00pm

Product Ownership Study Groups are aimed at supporting members who are looking to expand their knowledge and understanding of the Product Ownership Analysis discipline.

You will achieve a demonstrated understanding of the Product Ownership Analysis certificate course content and know how to use it for reference.

Facilitators - Prasanthini Kalyanasundaram & Vikas Kaser

The purpose of the IIBA Australia Product Ownership Study Groups is to:

  • To provide a structured and shared experience to learn about the Product Ownership Analysis practice
  • To identify practices that may enhance your own Business Analysis performance
  • To share experiences and challenges that will enable a greater understanding of how to achieve success as a Business Analyst
  • To help prepare for CPOA - IIBA® Certification

Participants can earn up to 16 IIBA® Professional Development (PD) Hours / Continuing Development Units (CDUs). To be eligible for the PD/CDUs credits participants will need to:

  • Attend and contribute to sessions
  • Attendance is recorded at the beginning of the session only, as per IIBA® credit rules. (2 PDUs per session)
  • Need to attend a minimum of 4 sessions to obtain a certificate
  • Prepare for each session and participate in discussions
  • Participate in topic tests administered by the Study Group Facilitator
  • Create and present one session topic and related techniques (6 PDUs)
  • Ensure your IIBA® Global and IIBA® Australian chapter memberships are current and ongoing (at least until the completion of the study group)

Fees paid for study group participation are not transferable and are non-refundable.The study group sessions will be held online live, via IIBA’s Zoom and the Google Suite.

This is a pilot program with an introductory price.

Participants will have support from experienced IIBA® volunteers to aid them with the IIBA® certification application process and examination

The IIBA Australia Study Group has been recognised by IIBA Global and as such Participants can earn up to 16 IIBA® Professional Development (PD) Hours / Continuing Development Units (CDUs)

Prasanthni Kalyanasundaram | Delivery Lead, Coles & Chapter Advisor, IIBA Chennai Chapter

Prasanthni K (shortly PK) is a Certified Business Analyst, Project Manager, Agile Practitioner and Enterprise Architect. She has close to two decades of industry experience serving diverse roles in Finance, Logistics and Healthcare organizations across India, Singapore and Australia.

She was a board member for one of IIBA’s India chapters before joining Melbourne and has been instrumental in organizing and conducting a few CBAP and CPOA study groups there. She has been a speaker in IIBA India, South Africa and Australia’s BA conferences and has a passion for this topic. She actively mentors and supports candidates in their certification and BA transition journey. As an excellent storyteller and a bidirectional communicator, her workshops have been very interactive and useful to the participants.

Vikas Kaser

With over 16 years of unwavering dedication to software development and consulting, I have gained valuable experience working with top-tier technology firms and financial institutions.

I am experienced in delivering various projects, including new software product development, digital transformation, product implementation, data migration, and system integration.

Event Details:
Location: Online via Zoom
Date: 17th August 2023 to 9th November 2023
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm AEST / AEDT. Late arrivals may result in missing sessions, negatively impacting your overall attendance rate and eligibility for credits.
Fee: $80 (GST Inc) Members Only. Fees paid for study group participation are not transferable and non-refundable. (This is an introductory price)

Study groups are NOT training courses. The content is studied and delivered in a peer learning environment, NOT in “teacher–student mode”. The learning outcomes are largely (fully) dependent on the commitment and effort of individual participants. The facilitators are IIBA volunteers and are NOT professional trainers. The role of the facilitator is to support topic presenters and facilitate professional discussions.



Event Details: 
Thursday nights 17 August 2023 to 9 November 2023 Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm AEST
Event Location: 
Online via Zoom
Prasanthini Kalyanasundaram & Vikas Kaser
$0.00 AUD