BrainStorm Chicago Training

Full-Day Immersion Training - Disciplines and Methodologies

Our best-in-class instructors are internationally recognized subject-matter authorities. Spend a day with the experts and immerse yourself in the foundations of real-world process improvement.

Our training courses are specifically designed for forward thinking business and technology professionals interested in learning and applying the most current ideologies, strategies, disciplines and methodologies to their specific business environment.

Training courses feature:

  • Methodologies
  • Best practices
  • Case study analysis
  • Interactive, hands-on experience

Monday, April 25, 2016
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$895.00
$1,095.00
$200.00

BPM 101

BPM 101 is the cornerstone course of the BPM curriculum. It provides an overview of BPM as both a management discipline and as a set of enabling technologies. It establishes the foundation for the BPM courses that follow. Participants will learn the key...
$895.00
$1,095.00
$200.00

BA 101

Business Architecture is a holistic approach, representation and mindset which serves as a bridge between strategy and its successful execution within an organization and facilitates resolution of complex, enterprise problems.  It is a powerful...
$895.00
$1,095.00
$200.00

Methodologies and Approaches for BPM

Embracing a set of methods and standard approaches are critical for accelerating BPM adoption across an organization. This advanced course is designed to expose the student to a broad array of methods used during different phases of a BPM program. The...
$895.00
$1,095.00
$200.00

Decision Management and Business Rules 101

Decision Management and business rules allow the effective automation of decision-making combined with increased business agility. Adopting decision management and business rules technology improves customer service, enables 1:1 marketing, increases...
$895.00
$1,095.00
$200.00

Modernizing Requirements Gathering

Today's conventional approach to requirements analysis and engineering is limited in its value as organizations attempt to address demands for increased innovation, rapid product and service rollout, outsourcing and new technology enablers such as BPMS,...
$895.00
$1,095.00
$200.00

OpEx 101

Operational Excellence stresses the application of key principles, the alignment of management systems, and the application of process improvement tools towards the sustainable improvement of organizational performance. The focus of Operational...
$895.00
$1,095.00
$200.00

Establishing Business Architecture Governance and Centers of Excellence

Once the value of Business Architecture is demonstrated within an organization, the next step is to set up governance and a Center of Excellence to formally establish the practice and the Business Architect role within the organization.  This course...

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
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$895.00
$1,095.00
$200.00

Process Modeling, Analysis and Design: As Is, To Be

Modeling, analysis and design skills are essential to BPM success. In this course you will acquire a solid understanding of practical techniques for process modeling, analysis and design. Beginning with a section on modeling, this course provides...
$895.00
$1,095.00
$200.00

Building a Business Architecture

Business architecture provides the basis for turning business strategy into actionable results. Organizations use business architecture to address a wide variety of business scenarios. These include shifting to a customer-driven business model, merger /...
$895.00
$1,095.00
$200.00

Advanced Facilitation Skills

Whether you are developing a business architecture, creating a process model, leading an improvement team, or running a meeting, great facilitation skills are crucial.  You need to be able to keep people engaged, elicit the necessary information,...
$1,790.00
$2,190.00
$400.00

Requirements Gathering and Analysis for Agile

Selecting and applying business analysis techniques to be used on an IT solutions development project is influenced by the methodology used to develop the solution.  This advanced course is designed to expose the student to the array of techniques...
$895.00
$1,095.00
$200.00

Lean Six Sigma and BPM

This course outlines the relationship of Lean Six Sigma (LSS) and Business Process Management (BPM) to Operational Excellence (Op Ex). To provide insight into the linkage between business process improvement and LSS continuous improvement projects. We...
$895.00
$1,095.00
$200.00

Decision Modeling With DMN

The Decision Model and Notation (DMN) is a standard for decision modeling in the process of being adopted by the Object Management Group. It provides a graphical notation for specifying decisions so that decision making can be modeled separately from...
$895.00
$1,095.00
$200.00

The Business Architecture Playbook

This course brings together the knowledge and skills from other Business Architecture courses and puts it within context. It provides an end-to-end process for creating and applying Business Architecture for various scenarios. This includes everything...

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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$895.00
$1,095.00
$200.00

Process Measurement and Metrics

Process measurement skills are essential to BPM success. In this course you will acquire a solid understanding of practical measurement techniques as applied to the analysis and design of business processes. Determining what to measure and defining clear...
$895.00
$1,095.00
$200.00

Business Architecture / IT Architecture Alignment

Most organizations lack a well-articulated blueprint of their business. While everyone can see their small piece of the puzzle, no one has visibility into the business as a whole. To address this lack of visibility, organizations must be able to...
$1,790.00
$2,190.00
$400.00

Process Modeling With BPMN

The Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) is a standard for business process modeling, and provides a graphical notation for specifying business processes in a Business Process Diagram (BPD), It is based on flowcharting techniques similar to...
$895.00
$1,095.00
$200.00

Customer Experience Modeling, Analysis and Design

Managing customer experience is receiving increasing management attention, as organizations rediscover that it costs far more to acquire a new customer than to keep an existing one. While hardly a new topic, with roots going as far back as total quality...
$1,790.00
$2,190.00
$400.00

Requirements Gathering and Analysis for Agile

Selecting and applying business analysis techniques to be used on an IT solutions development project is influenced by the methodology used to develop the solution.  This advanced course is designed to expose the student to the array of techniques...
$895.00
$1,095.00
$200.00

Practice-Based Business Architecture

It takes one set of skills to establish your business architecture but it takes another set of skills to leverage that business architecture for strategic planning, business design efforts, project deployment and governance. This course provides...
$1,790.00
$2,190.00
$400.00

OpEx Tools of the Trade

This course offers participants the opportunity to learn the basic set of process improvement tools using hands-on exercises. The training builds on earlier courses in the Operational Excellence (Op Ex) track and provides insight into the basic methods...
$500.00
$500.00
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BPM Certification Exam

Thursday, April 28, 2016
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$895.00
$1,095.00
$200.00

Establishing Business Process Governance & Centers of Excellence

As process management begins to blur the traditional boundaries of the organization, a more transparent and accurate decision making process is necessary. This course builds a comprehensive understanding of how to best address this challenge with a focus...
$1,790.00
$2,190.00
$400.00

Process Modeling With BPMN

The Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) is a standard for business process modeling, and provides a graphical notation for specifying business processes in a Business Process Diagram (BPD), It is based on flowcharting techniques similar to...
$895.00
$1,095.00
$200.00

Organizational Change Management

Change is the heart and soul of our business environments; making sure that the workforce is ready to meet the demands of the changing work place is fundamental to ongoing business success. Yet many business change initiatives struggle in achieving...
$895.00
$1,095.00
$200.00

Launching Your Business Architecture Practice

This course focuses on the skills and competencies needed to perform business architecture; "being" a Business Architect. Using business architecture tools, we’ll develop the business model, strategy, organization design for our practice back in our...
$1,790.00
$2,190.00
$400.00

OpEx Tools of the Trade

This course offers participants the opportunity to learn the basic set of process improvement tools using hands-on exercises. The training builds on earlier courses in the Operational Excellence (Op Ex) track and provides insight into the basic methods...

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