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Private - 5-Day Business Analysis Training (5 Days)
About course

Business Analysis dramatically increases the chances of successfully completing and correctly engineering the most difficult component of a project – the project’s requirements.  While Business Analysis has been around for a while now, only in the past few years has the profession been formally codified and certified by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®). 

This five-day course is designed around the seven knowledge areas identified by the IIBA as Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring, Elicitation, Requirements Management and Communication, Enterprise Analysis, Requirements Analysis, Solution Assessment and Validation and Underlying Competencies.  This course will prepare you to immediately start implementing the principles and techniques of Business Analysis in your business and work environment.

Who should attend

This course should be attended by business analysts, executives, functional managers, project managers, programmers interested in expanding their effectiveness, and any other individuals involved in project work.

Course features

The purpose of this course is to examine all aspects of the difficult job facing the business analyst (BA), encompassing not only the requirements, but also the higher level tasks that senior BAs perform.  Upon completion of this course, the participant will: 

  • Understand the fundamental skills that BAs must possess 
  • Be capable of planning for and monitoring the BA process on a project 
  • Be immersed in the techniques of eliciting and verifying project requirements 
  • Understand the techniques used to analyze and document requirements 
  • Be able to assist in solution selection on a project 
  • Understand the process of testing and quality assurance
Course outline

Business Analysis Fundamentals 

  • Essential Skills of the BA 
  • Lifecycles: Project, Software, and Requirements 
  • Enterprise Analysis 


Elicitation 

  • Facilitation 
  • Techniques 
  • Testing Requirements 


Requirements Planning 

  • Requirements Work Plan 
  • Requirements Risk Management 
  • Communication Planning 
  • Managing Change to Requirements 


Requirements Analysis and Documentation 

  • Requirements Documentation 
  • Analysis Diagrams 
  • Use Cases 
  • Data Models and Process Flows 


Solution Assessment and Validation 

  • Requirements Communication and Presentation 
  • Deciding on a Solution 
  • Quality Assurance and Testing
Course information
Duration: 35 hours
Earn: 35 PDUs
Delivery Method: Virtual or Traditional Classroom
Knowledge areas addressed
  • Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring 
  • Elicitation 
  • Requirements Management and Communication 
  • Enterprise Analysis 
  • Requirements Analysis 
  • Solution Assessment and Validation 
  • Underlying Competencies