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Contract Opportunities with Extended Education

Current contract opportunities with Extended Education:

Content Provider: Planning & Monitoring

Extended Education is seeking a subject matter expert to provide content for development of a proposed new course, Planning & Monitoring.
Posted:November 16, 2018
Closing Date:November 30, 2018
Course Name:Planning & Monitoring (18 contact hours)
Course Information:This proposed course focuses on Business Analysis (BA) practices associated with planning and monitoring. It will define stakeholder roles and responsibilities, as well as how to effectively communicate with stakeholders. In addition to covering how to develop budgets and financial analyses, the course will examine broader strategies of resource allocation. Further topics will include determining necessary deliverables; how to approach, trace, and prioritize requirements; and adopting metrics for monitoring and assessment.
Qualifications:Interested individuals will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience working as a Business Analyst, and have working knowledge of BABOK and the concepts presented within it. Certification with IIBA© and experience in the development of courses and/or teaching, are assets. Also required are excellent written skills, and demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
Terms of Contract:This contract will begin on January 23, 2019 and end on April 5, 2019. During this time, the Content Provider will be required to work closely with the Design and Production team, which includes the instructional designer and production team. This will involve one meeting/virtual meeting with a program consultant, and completing the following materials on a strict schedule: a course outline, a course blueprint with unit-by-unit learning outcomes identified, a production plan, a course schedule, an assessment overview and individual assessments, as well as the course content comprising the units for online and face-to-face delivery of the course. It is expected that the Content Provider is available for on-site or virtual meetings with the Design and Production team between January 23 – April 5, 2019.
Payment:Payment for this course development will be $6,400.
Contact:To express your interest in this opportunity, please send your resume and cover letter to Sarah Chan (sarah.chan@umanitoba.ca). We thank all interested individuals; however, only those advancing in the selection process will be contacted.

Content Provider: Elicitation & Collaboration

Extended Education is seeking a subject matter expert to provide content for development of a proposed new course, Elicitation & Collaboration.
Posted:November 16, 2018
Closing Date:November 30, 2018
Course Name:Elicitation & Collaboration (18 contact hours)
Course Information:This proposed course will address tasks that business analysts will perform to obtain information from and manage collaborations with stakeholders. It will explore a variety of techniques for performing elicitation and collaboration activities, and also examine ways of overcoming challenges when applying these techniques in real world business situations. Methods for testing and confirming elicitation results will also be addressed.
Qualifications:Interested individuals will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience working as a Business Analyst, and have working knowledge of BABOK and the concepts presented within it. Certification with IIBA© and experience in the development of courses and/or teaching, are assets. Also required are excellent written skills, and demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
Terms of Contract:This contract will begin on February 13, 2019 and end on April 26, 2019. During this time, the Content Provider will be required to work closely with the Design and Production team, which includes the instructional designer and production team. This will involve one meeting/virtual meeting with a program consultant, and completing the following materials on a strict schedule: a course outline, a course blueprint with unit-by-unit learning outcomes identified, a production plan, a course schedule, an assessment overview and individual assessments, as well as the course content comprising the units for online and face-to-face delivery of the course. It is expected that the Content Provider is available for on-site or virtual meetings with the Design and Production team between February 13 – April 26, 2019.
Payment:Payment for this course development will be $6,400.
Contact:To express your interest in this opportunity, please send your resume and cover letter to Sarah Chan (sarah.chan@umanitoba.ca). We thank all interested individuals; however, only those advancing in the selection process will be contacted.

Content Provider: Business Analysis Fundamentals

Extended Education is seeking a subject matter expert to provide content for development of a proposed new course, Business Analysis Fundamentals.
Posted:November 9, 2018
Closing Date:November 23, 2018
Course Name:Business Analysis Fundamentals (36 contact hours)
Course Information:This proposed course will examine the professional roles and responsibilities of business analysts, provide an overview of the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK), and introduces business analysis concepts, methodologies, techniques, and tools. The course will also consider emerging trends and technologies that are shaping the field’s future, as well as explore the fundamental skills and competencies required to carry out business analysis tasks. This course is to be developed for multiple delivery methods.
Qualifications:Interested individuals will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience working as a Business Analyst, and have working knowledge of BABOK and the concepts presented within it. Certification with IIBA© and experience in the development of courses and/or teaching, are assets. Also required are excellent written skills, and demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
Terms of Contract:This contract will begin on January 3, 2018 and end on April 12, 2019. During this time, the Content Provider will be required to work closely with the Design and Production team, which includes the instructional designer and production team. This will involve one meeting/virtual meeting with a program consultant, and completing the following materials on a strict schedule: a course outline, a course blueprint with unit-by-unit learning outcomes identified, a production plan, a course schedule, an assessment overview and individual assessments, as well as the course content comprising the units for online and face-to-face delivery of the course. It is expected that the Content Provider is available for on-site or virtual meetings with the Design and Production team between January 3 – April 12, 2019.
Payment:Payment for this course development will be $8,800.
Contact:To express your interest in this opportunity, please send your resume and cover letter to Sarah Chan (sarah.chan@umanitoba.ca). We thank all interested individuals; however, only those advancing in the selection process will be contacted.

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