IBCS® workshop -
Application of the SUCCESS formula

Supplementary workshop on the practical application of the IBCS® SUCCESS formula. Deepening the 98 conceptual, perceptual, and semantic rules for easier creation and better understanding of reports and presentations. With numerous practical examples and exercises. Participants can take part in a subsequent test to earn the 'IBCS® Certified Analyst' certificate.


Objectives

The main objective of this workshop is enabling the participants in applying the SUCCESS formula of IBCS® to their own reports and presentations.

Prerequisites

Participants of this workshop have already attended the introductory IBCS® with SUCCESS seminar.

Conditions

The attendance fee is EUR 1,985 per person, plus VAT. The fee includes seminar materials, lunch, snacks during breaks, and refreshments.

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Workshop bundle

Participants booking the IBCS® with SUCCESS seminar in an bundle with the two-day IBCS® workshop benefit from a reduced package price of EUR 2,690 plus VAT (instead of EUR 3,035).

Trainer

Dr. Jürgen Faisst

Managing Partner at HICHERT+FAISST and Managing Director of the IBCS Association

Program

Day 1

08:30 Reception and distribution of materials

09:00 Introduction

  • Summary of the one-day ‘IBCS® with SUCCESS’ seminar
  • Objective and overview of the two workshop days

09:45 Convey a message (SAY)

  • Elaboration of rules for building storylines, using appropriate wording, and highlighting messages
  • Individual exercise on wording

11:00 Organize content (STRUCTURE)

  • Elaboration of rules for consistent, mutually exclusive, and collectively exhaustive structuring
  • Group exercise on the improvement of poorly structured text

13:30 Choose proper visualization (EXPRESS)

  • Elaboration of rules for the proper choice of chart and table types
  • Group exercise with case studies

14:30 Avoid clutter (SIMPLIFY)

  • Elaboration of rules for a cleaner layout
  • Individual exercises on removing clutter from charts and tables

16:00 Increase information density (CONDENSE)

  • Elaboration of rules for adding data and elements to charts and tables as well as objects to screens and pages
  • Group exercise with case studies

17:00 End of day 1

Day 2

09:00 Ensure visual integrity (CHECK)

  • Elaboration of rules for avoiding misperceptions, in particular wrong scaling
  • Discussion on proper scaling for typical practical challenges

10:00 Apply semantic notation (UNIFY)

  • Elaboration of rules for a consistent semantic notation
  • Exercise: Collaborative design of an IBCS® compliant chart

11:30 Development of a corporate notation manual

  • Elaboration of the necessity and the contents of a corporate notation manual
  • Example: The HICHERT+FAISST IBCS® Notation Manual

13:30 Case studies

  • Group exercises: Design of report pages supporting given messages
  • Presentation of the results

16:00 Enabling corporate adoption of the IBCS® Standards

  • Elaboration of the requirements for corporate adoption
  • Summary and outlook

17:00 End of workshop

Breaks

On all days there is lunch together at 12:30. Snacks and refreshments are served in coffee breaks at around 10:30 in the morning and 15:00 in the afternoon. After day one you are invited for an Apéro – a kind of small reception, at which snacks and refreshments are served.