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3-Hr Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring
About course

Proper business analysis planning ensures an efficient process will be used for eliciting and managing project requirements. This concise course covers the key elements of business analysis planning and monitoring. The different approaches for waterfall versus agile projects will be explained. The importance of identifying and analyzing project stakeholders will be discussed. The key components of the business analysis plan will be reviewed including work scope, schedule, cost estimate, risk management and communications. This 3- hour course will also explain how to manage requirements and changes to requirements. The final topic covered in this course are best practices for managing the business analysis work including performance reporting and status communications.

Who should attend

This course will benefit business analysts, programmers, project managers, executives, functional managers, and any other individuals involved with the planning and monitoring of business analysis activities on projects.

Course features

 

  • The purpose of this course is to provide the skills needed to plan and monitor business analysis activities. Upon completion of this course, the participant will:
  • Describe the difference between a waterfall and iterative project approach
  • Explain the plan items needed for business analysis work for a project
  • Know how to manage both requirements and the business analysis work
     
Course outline

Module 1: Business Analysis Approach

  • Planning Approach for Waterfall and Iterative Projects
  • Stakeholders Identification
  • Stakeholder Analysis
  • Managing Stakeholders Expectations

 

Module 2: Business Analysis Planning

  • Defining Scope of Work for Business Analysis
  • Business Analysis Schedule
  • Estimating BA Work
  • Risk Management
  • Communications

 

Module 3: Managing Business Analysis Work

  •  Managing Requirements
  •  Managing BA Work Performance
Course information
Duration: 3 hours
Earn: 3 PDUs
Delivery Method: Virtual or Traditional Classroom