This is an introductory course designed to provide students with a basic understanding of the benefits, functions and impact a business analyst has within an organization. The course discusses the business analysis process as it is applied throughout a project as well as the pre-project activities that comprise strategy analysis. Students learn how a business analyst supports the project throughout the solution development life cycle, from defining business needs and solution scope to validating that requirements have been met in the testing phase and ensuring the solution continues to provide value after implementation. This course may earn a Credly Badge.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
Understand the role of the business analyst
Discuss industry standards/resources for obtaining more information about business analysis
Acquire a solid understanding of the various tasks/activities that comprises business analysis
Recognize the pre- and post-project business analysis activities
Learn how to plan, elicit, analyze, model, and test requirements