Business Analyst


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Business AnalystTBDTBDTBDSaturdays9:00 AM - 6:00 PM$1,500

Overview

This course provides knowledge of tools and techniques for use in business analysis work.


The business analysis skill set includes critical thinking skills, elicitation techniques and requirements analysis and management. Also important are communication and relationship building skills, whether they are in person or virtual environments. Expertise with analysis tools and techniques is essential in today’s environment comprising of dispersed teams, complex business processes, time-driven business initiatives, new software development practices, and poorly integrated legacy applications. The need for strong business analysis skills is necessary for an organization to remain competitive in any economy. Through education and practice business/technical professionals will develop and enhance their analytical skills and provide significant value to projects and the business enterprise.
This course is designed for business and IT professionals who want to make informed decisions about the needs of the organization and document them as business and project requirements.
Topic 1: Introduction to Business Analysis

  • What is Business Analysis?
    What is a Process?
    System Engineering Models
    System Engineering Life Cycles
    What is SDLC and how is it related to SE?
    Required Tools
    Required Knowledge/Skills
    What does Business Analysis involve
    Topic 2: Audience of Business AnalystUnderstanding how to communicate effectively
    Understanding how to balance the stake holder needs
    Understanding the need to possess an in-depth knowledge of project stakeholders.
    Working with Dispersed Team

    Topic 3: Project Details

    Why has the organization decided to Fund this Project
    Business Case Development
    Strategic Planning
    Project Initiation

    Topic 4: Business Environment

    Knowing your business environment
    Prioritizing requests
    Understanding the business process

    Topic 5: Technical Environment

    Technology Exposure Needs
    Data Management
    RBDMS
    Standard Query Language (SQL)
    Software Testing
    Working with IT

    Topic 6: Analysis Techniques

    Types of Requirement
    Core Components of Requirement
    Qualities of good requirements
    Requirement Documentation
    Analysis Techniques and Presentation Formats
    Packaging Requirements
    Requirement Elicitation process
    Functional Analysis and Allocation
    N2 Diagram

    Topic 7: Analysis Techniques, tools, Approaches

    Object Oriented Analysis
    Unified Modeling Language
    Use Case
    Entity Relationship

    Topic 8: Skill Development

    Communication Skills
    The Process of Thinking
    Time Management

    Topic 9: Agile

    Background and Current Practice
    The Agile Manifesto
    The Scrum Team
    Agile Requirements

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