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Private - Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring (3 Hour)
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

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:  

  • Understand the team roles for the project
  • Be able to plan for requirement activities
  • Understand requirements risk planning
  • Be able to plan for requirements communication
  • Be able to monitor and report on requirement activities
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
Packages

This course is included in the following tracks at a discounted rate if purchased as a part of a track:

Course information
Duration: 3 hours
Earn: 3 PDUs
Delivery Method: Virtual or Traditional Classroom
Knowledge areas addressed

IIBA® BABOK® Guide Knowledge Areas Addressed:

  • Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring


Project Management Institute (PMI)® A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) Knowledge Areas Addressed:

  • Project Integration Management
  • Project Scope Management
  • Project Quality Management
  • Project Time Management
  • Project Cost Management
  • Project Risk Management
  • Project Communications Management