Training: How to make your EA rock

Proven tips & tricks for building successful EA practice

(Re-) Building up the EA function

  • The Story: How proposing to abolish EA for good made it better than ever before
  • What’s your service?
  • OMG, BMM! – vision, mission, strategy and other buzzwords
  • How to build up perception you want
  • How to take authority

Communication Tips & Tricks

  • Keep is simple, stupid: in practice
  • How to meet and talk to managers
  • The power of transparency
  • Lessons & tricks from classic marketing
  • The Power of Feedback
  • Social proofs & how an opinion of few morphs the opinion of all
  • Tricks to make your message stick
    • Getting people to pay attention
    • Getting people to understand & remember
    • Getting people to agree
    • Getting people to care
    • Getting people to act
  • Storytelling in practice
    • The Story: how I moved my parents and told the board about it
    • How to craft stories and where to find them
    • How to tell a story
  • Slideology: making your presentation memorable
  • Getting visual
    • How to win with infographics
    • Diagrams & how to (ab)use them
  • Guerilla marketing
  • Dealing with the hard times
    • How to deal with arrogant, offensive, manipulative individuals
    • How to deal with large audiences

Making things happen

  • The story: How to kick off a transformation with a picture of a board game
  • Roadmapping and planning
  • Lessons from startups
    • Fake it until you make it
    • Fail fast, fail cheap, fail to learn
  • Divide et impera with a story

The Basics

  • Principles: finding a common language
  • Architecture for dummies
    • The Story: explaining architecture on bananas
    • The Story: how to kill a project with a simple example
  • How to design options for decision so you’re likely to get what you want

Persuasion – the dark side of communication that just works

  • Understanding inner motivation
  • Psychology lessons: Framing, mental shortcuts and more
  • Why you are more likely to get 100 million rather then 10.000
  • How to influence more parties at once
  • How to push a change

Rock the Business

  • Business model canvas & how to play with business ideas
  • What entrepreneurs do that corporates do not
  • How to become partner to executives, not just a business architect
  • Where to learn

Understanding your organisation

  • The Conway’s law
  • Decision making and all the fuzz around it
    • The Story: The Twitter Tree
    • The fishbone diagram
    • Decision making theory
    • Informed decision? No, thanks
    • Building social network in a corporation
  • How the money flows and how to get some for you

Understanding your organisation

  • The Conway’s law
  • Decision making and all the fuzz around it
    • The Story: The Twitter Tree
    • The fishbone diagram
    • Decision making theory
    • Informed decision? No, thanks
    • Building social network in a corporation
  • How the money flows and how to get some for you

Innovation

  • Sneak peek under the hood of pursuing innovative ideas & challenging rustic corporate cultures

Organisation

Format: 2-days intensive training

Next training: Prague, September 24-25