This course provides students a clear understanding of all the facets of the business analysis 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 to assist with improving their skills in stakeholder identification, scope definition, and analyzing, documenting, and modeling requirements.
* Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
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 experience with identifying and analyzing stakeholders
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
Explore business rules analysis
Understand the benefits of process modeling and the common modeling language of BPMN
Discuss process models and how the techniques can capture details about the as-is/to-be environment
Learn how to properly prepare and conduct interviews
Explore the components of use cases
Learn what it means to package requirements
Obtain hands-on experience with a number of business analysis techniques and gain hands-on experience eliciting, defining, and writing requirements.