Sometimes it's tough convincing the boss to let you spend time and money on a conference. Here are some ideas that will help:
Explain how Building Business Capability is full of presentations, workshops and world-class expertise about Business Analysis, Digital Innovation, Business Strategy & Transformation, Business Architecture, Business Process, and Business Rules & Decisions toward the pursuit of business excellence.
Agree that if the boss will let you attend this virtual multi-day conference, you will commit to improve (some KPI) / by (some percent) / in (some time frame) ... after you get back to work.
Budgets are tight all over, but not all budgets are created equal. Since there are no travel costs, your department may have discretionary coin that can cover a few days of a virtual conference. Talk to your colleagues about possible resources available under different names:
This is where you get to put yourself on the line. Show your boss a list of your personal objectives. Include things like:
PLUS! Send all this information in a LETTER TO YOUR BOSS.
BBC is the official conference of the International Institute of Business Analysis. It is the only conference that provides insight into Business Analysis, Business Architecture, Business Process, Business Rules, Business Decisions, and Business Strategy & Transformation toward the pursuit of business excellence.
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