Course Duration: 4 days
This course provides students a clear understanding and total immersion into all of the facets of the business analyst role, including a thorough walkthrough of the various domain/knowledge areas that comprise the business analysis profession. Students are provided an opportunity to try their hand at several business analysis techniques for eliciting, analyzing, and modeling requirements. The business analysis work performed in strategy analysis and solution evaluation, which is most often the least familiar to business analysts, is thoroughly presented and explored. Students completing this course will be well equipped with new skills and knowledge that can be immediately applied on current and future projects.
This course is compliant with IIBA’s Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK® Guide) version 3 and is aligned with and upholds the practices as discussed in PMI’s Business Analysis for Practitioners: A Practice Guide. Included:
- Full Student Guide
- Obtain a thorough understanding of the core responsibilities of the business analyst
- Understand the main professional associations and standards supporting business analysts in the industry
- Discuss and explore the components of each of the domains/knowledge areas that comprise the work of business analysis
- Recognize the importance of properly defining the business need prior to engaging in requirements activities
- Formulate a strong understanding of the concepts that comprise strategy analysis
- Obtain knowledge of and experience with the important work of stakeholder analysis
- Decipher between project and product scope and successfully use models to communicate scope
- Thoroughly understand and identify the various requirements categories and be able to recognize requirements of various types
- Develop interviewing skills and explore ways to plan and structure interviews
- Examine different forms of requirements documentation
- Explore elements of communication, conflict, and issue management
- Obtain a solid understanding of the concepts and activities involved in solution evaluation
- Obtain hands-on experience with a number of business analysis techniques for eliciting, analyzing, and modeling requirements
Prerequisites: No prerequisites – This course is suitable for both beginner and intermediate business analysts who would like to increase their skills in order to better elicit, analyze, write and effectively manage requirements for their projects.
Intended Audience: This course is intended for beginner to intermediate business analysts who are looking to improve their skills by learning best practices and techniques for eliciting, analyzing, documenting, validating, and communicating requirements.
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