Business Analyst

Course NameStart DateEnd DateSession DatesDaysTimeHoursTuitionRegister
Business AnalystTBDTBDTBDSaturdays9:00 AM - 6:00 PM40$1,500


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 Analyst

Understanding 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
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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