BUSINESS ANALYSIS FUNDAMENTALS

Business analysis fundamentals training will delve into the role and responsibilities of the business analyst (BA)- the communication link between all business areas and a critical player in project success. Learn techniques for ensuring project success every step of the way-from identifying and analyzing potential projects to making sure that the final project product meets the requirements you identified. Through hands-on exercises, you’ll learn to define the scope of work and master requirements-gathering techniques that will work for a variety of projects and audiences. 

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Business analysis fundamentals training will delve into the role and responsibilities of the business analyst (BA)- the communication link between all business areas and a critical player in project success. Learn techniques for ensuring project success every step- from identifying and analyzing potential projects to ensure that the final project product meets your specified requirements. Through hands-on exercises, you’ll learn to define the scope of work and master requirements-gathering techniques that will work for various projects and audiences.  Read More

Through hands-on exercises, you’ll learn to define the scope of work and master requirements-gathering techniques that will work for various projects and audiences. You’ll consider the unique needs of customers, stakeholders, and the IT department as you work toward building, documenting, communicating, and managing requirements.

BUSINESS ANALYSIS FUNDAMENTALS OBJECTIVES

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Role and importance of the BA
  • Vocabulary standards and business analysis practices through the use of the IIBA A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK Guide)
  • Plan BA requirements activities
  • Elicit requirements from stakeholders, with an emphasis on interviews
  • Analyze stated requirements with an overview of modelling techniques
  • Document requirements for different types of projects
  • Verify and validate requirements
  • Elements of requirements management and communication and the BA’s role in them
  • Elements of solution verification and validation and possible BA roles
  • Enterprise analysis: choosing appropriate projects
  • Necessary competencies and best practices of BAs
  • Waterfall, incremental, and agile lifecycles and how they change BA practices

BUSINESS ANALYSIS FUNDAMENTALS

HANDS-ON EXERCISES

  • Identify Business Analysis Concepts and Activities in Your Organization
  • Review a Vision and Scope Document
  • Plan Requirements Activities for a Project
  • Conduct an Interview
  • Choose Elicitation Techniques
  • Analyze a Location Model
  • Analyze a Workflow Model
  • Analyze a Use Case Model
  • Analyze a CRUD Matrix
  • Identify Models that Answer Key Questions
  • Review a Requirements Document
  • Determine the Impact of a Proposed Change on a Requirements Set
  • Write a Test Case Using a Use Case
  • Walk Through the Steps of Enterprise Analysis for a Project
  • Develop a Personal Action Plan to Improve Your BA Skills or Environment.

JK Michaels institute also offers other products and courses, including Business Analyst in Project Management, Business Analysis and Process Management, Effectively focused 8 STEPS to successful business analysis process, and Business Analyst Job Description.

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Course Outlines

Importance of Effective Business Analysis
Role of the BA
Standardization and Adaptability

 


Role of the BA in Requirements Planning
Vision and Scope Document
Types of Requirements
Stakeholders
Business Analysis Plan

 

Role of the BA in Requirements Elicitation
Investigative approach
Iterative approach
Techniques
Interviews
Focus groups
Requirements workshop: Requirements meeting
Requirements workshop: JAD session
Brainstorming
Observation
Survey
Prototype
Document analysis
Business rules analysis
Reverse engineering
Product trials

  • Prepare for Elicitation

    Conduct Elicitation Activity

    Confirm  Elicitation Result

    Communicate Business Analysis Information

    Manage stakeholder Collaboration

Need for Analysis
Using Analysis to get Stakeholder Feedback and Verify and Validate Developing Requirements
Value of Modeling Techniques in Analysis
Modeling Techniques
Organizational model
Location model
Process/flow models
Use case models
Data models
State model
Types of Requirements
Business Rules Analysis
Prioritizing Requirements
Verifying and Validating Requirements

 

 

 

Throughout the Project and to Decommission
Change Management
Define a baseline
Define a change management process
Identify the Change Authority
Traceability and Its Uses
Requirements Attributes
Requirements Communication

Testing and Non-Testing Methods
Purposes of Validation
Find defects
Prove compliance to requirements
Test Cases and Test Suites
Challenges in Testing
Structured Testing
Role of the BA in Solution Validation: the V Model
Solution Acceptance and Project Close-Out

  • Definition and Causes
    Role of the BA on the Enterprise Analysis Team
    Steps in Enterprise Analysis
    Define the business need
    Techniques for root cause analysis
    Assess capability gaps
    SWOT analysis
    Determine the solution approach
    Define the solution scope
    Define the business case
    Contents of business case
    Who does what?: the BA’s limited role in developing a business case

Competency Proficiency
BA Necessary Competencies
Analytical thinking and problem solving
Behavioral characteristics
Business knowledge
Communication skills
Interaction skills
Software application knowledge
Best Practices
Use iterative analysis
Focus on process improvement
Apply progressive elaboration
Check as you go
Use the investigative approach
Adopt traceability
Formalize business analysis through standardization
Improve communication through modeling
Life Cycle Models
Waterfall
Incremental
Agile
Effects on business analysis

Communication Skills
Leadership Skills
Problem-Solving Skills
Business Knowledge
IT Knowledge

 

 Case Studies

 

Exercises

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Project managers who want to learn more about the role of business analysts and business analysts in projects
Business analysts who want to improve their ability to contribute to projects
Project personnel and stakeholders looking to advance their careers and improve their professional abilities, such as:

Managers of functional areas

Testers and developers

Analysts of information systems

Following successful completion of this training course, the delegates will be awarded a JK MICHAELS' Certificate with eligible Continuing Professional Education credits (CPE) from the National Registry of CPE Sponsor. According to the National Registry of CPE Sponsor standards, one CPE credit is granted for every 50 minutes of attendance.


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