Forward-looking customers seek strategic benefits from innovation and new business models. This course extends Business Value Specialist-level skills to address higher levels of transformation scope and complexity. Participants learn advanced business value related techniques, plus further develop communication and stakeholder management skills. Sessions allow for significant interaction among attendees.
Some of the key topics covered in this program include :
- Understanding business transformation priorities and viewpoints of different senior executive stakeholders.
- Addressing common issues faced in selling multi-phase solutions with a business outcome focus.
- Using advanced approaches to discover solution requirements, in situations where customers are implementing new business models or using innovation to drive change.
- Helping customers identify user readiness and address deployment / adoption considerations.
- Managing stakeholders and presenting to CxOs.
The course prepares professionals for the Applying Cisco Advanced Business Value Analysis and Design Techniques exam (Exam #840-423). A passing score on this exam is a requirement for earning the Cisco Certified Business Value Practitioner accreditation.
On completion of this training participants will be able to :
- Describe and demonstrate how a Business Value approach can help address complex transformation initiatives.
- Help your team and customer leverage Business Value capabilities.
- Use advanced techniques and tools to diagnose customer transformation.
- Gain stakeholder buy-in for an Business Value based approach.
- Communicate, build relationships and gain influence with Line of Business and IT stakeholders.
- Gaining Stakeholder Buy-in
- Business Model Masterclass
- The Changing CxO Landscape
- Improving Your CFO Relationship
- Organization Governance
- Managing Organization Change
- Consulting Techniques and Tools
- Realizing Benefits
- Deepening the Customer Relationship
- Practitioner Workshop
- Course Recap.
- Cisco Channel Partners
- Cisco Customers
- Cisco Employee
- Valid Cisco Business Value Specialist Certification