• Online, Instructor-Led
  • Online, Self-Paced
  • Classroom
Course Description

The course provides students a clear understanding and total immersion into all of the facets of the business analyst 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 for eliciting, analyzing, and modeling requirements. The business analysis work performed in strategy analysis and solution evaluation, which is most often the least familiar to business analysts, is thoroughly presented and explored. Students completing this course will be well equipped with new skills and knowledge that can be immediately applied on current and future projects. This course is aligned to and satisfies the professional development hours required to take the Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA) certification. This course may earn a Credly Badge.

Learning Objectives

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 knowledge of and experience with the important work of stakeholder analysis
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
Develop interviewing skills and explore ways to plan and structure interviews
Examine different forms of requirements documentation
Explore elements of communication, conflict, and issue management
Obtain a solid understanding of the concepts and activities involved in solution evaluation
Obtain hands-on experience with a number of business analysis techniques for eliciting, analyzing, and modeling requirements

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