September Meeting | Agile Tools and Techniques in 59 minutes

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
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September Meeting | Agile Tools and Techniques in 59 minutes

As a follow-up to last year’s well received “Learning Agile in 59 minutes”, Peter Paul will again be your facilitator for this interactive one hour session. He will introduce tried-and-true estimating and planning tools used by Agile organizations where aversion to uncertainty is high.

In particular:

  • Sprint / iteration planning: Planning Poker, T-shirt sizing, and Bucketing
  • Release Map, Product Backlog sizing: Themes, Epics, Features, and User Stories 

There will be ample opportunities for “hands-on” learning so be prepared to move around! All the necessary materials will be provided. 

Event details

Who should attend: Business analysts and professionals who want to learn more about agile tools and techniques

When: Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 17:00 - 19:00

Where: Ottawa Police Association, 141 Catherine St, Ottawa, ON K2P 1C3

Fee: $10 for IIBA members | $15 for non-members


5:00 to 5:30 pm - Registration, snacks and socializing 
5:30 to 5:45 pm - Chapter updates & introduction
5:45 to 6:45 pm - Presentation + Q&A
6:45 to 7:00 pm - Door Prize Draw!

About the Facilitator

peter_paul_0.pngPeter Paul has 35+ years of experience in various industries as a Project Manager, Business Analyst, Facilitator, Associate Director, Executive Director, Corporate Instructor, and Consultant. Peter has taught business analysis, project management and facilitation courses to colleges, universities, and corporate trainers across Canada and around the world since 1993. Peter draws on his many years of experience to bring real-life and real-world context to the material that he presents. Peter’s work experience includes time at RBC, NCR, Bell, BlackBerry, Northwestel, and Algonquin College to name just a few. 

Peter holds a B.A. in English and a Master’s certificate in Project Management. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) since 2001 and a Certified Professional Facilitator (CPF®) with the International Association of Facilitators (IAF®) since 2008.


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Registration closes on September 16.

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With a reputation for excellence and 50 years of experience, Algonquin College Corporate Training (ACCT) provides a comprehensive range of training programs and services to support the professional development goals of individuals and the business objectives of organizations. In addition to its popular “Business Analysis Essentials” college-accredited program aligned with A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide) v3, Algonquin offers APMG-International Change Management™ Foundation and Practitioner certification. This five-day course introduces change management theory and techniques to enable the application of change management approaches to project and workplace change initiatives.

Attend open enrolment classes at Algonquin’s downtown Corporate Training Centre or, book off-the-shelf or customized classes for your team at your site or ours. For more information, call (613) 727-7729 or visit

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Ottawa, ON   K1R 7Y6
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Event Details: 
September Meeting | Agile Tools and Techniques in 59 minutes
Event Location: 
Ottawa Police Association