Business Analysis Training Course

Business analysts provide the bridge between the business and IT systems, and are pivotal to organizational success. International certifications provide independent expert verification of knowledge and expertise and are proven to be a valuable measurement of business analysis performance across organization.

Business Analysis is the discipline of identifying business needs and determining solutions to business problems. These solutions may include improvement of business processes, accommodating/incorporating new processes or strategic planning and policy development. .

What are the learning outcomes this course?

Candidates should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of business analysis principles and techniques. Key areas are:

The role and competencies of a business analyst
Strategy analysis
Business system and business process modelling
Stakeholder analysis
Investigation and modelling techniques
Requirements engineering
Business case development
Management of business change

This course thoroughly prepares participants for the International Certification, Business Analysis International certificate examination held on the final day of the course. The examination is a one-hour, closed book multiple choice examination tests the participant's knowledge of the Foundation in Business Analysis syllabus .

This certificate covers the range of concepts, approaches and techniques that are applicable to Business Analysis. It provides a foundation for the Institute’s range of specialist modular certificates in the areas of Business Analysis, IS Consultancy and Business Change. In addition, it provides foundation level Business Analysis knowledge for specialists in other disciplines, particularly Project Managers and System Developers.

Each of the Certification Package will include:

Printed Material
Reference Book
Paper based mock test
Online / Paper based Exam
Globally recognized Certificate

Few benefits of the International Certification listed below:

International body membership available, supporting self-initiated professional development
Globally Recognized
Helps them benchmark their skills against industry standards
Continued Professional Benefits tool which enables them to keep a record of activities including training, certification
Gain industry recognition as a professional business analyst
Validate your skills and knowledge of critical analytic concepts

Who should Attend:

All the professionals into Business Analysts (BA) Role and / or the individuals seeking to start their career into Business Analytics roles from their current roles Graduation and Post-Graduation Degree.

The certificate is relevant to anyone requiring an understanding of Business Analysis including business analysts, business managers and their staff, business change managers and also for Systems Analysts and programmers interested in expanding their role into the business area.

Certification Course Duration - 32 Hours

Course Details

Modules Topic Description
Module 1 What is Business Analysis
  • 1.1 The origins of business analysis
  • 1.2 The development of business analysis
  • 1.3 The scope of business analysis work
  • 1.4 Business analysis
  • 1.5 Taking an holistic approach
  • 1.6 The role and responsibilities of a business analyst
Module 2 The Competencies of a Business Analyst
  • 2.1 Behavioural skills and personal qualities
  • 2.2 Business knowledge
  • 2.3 Techniques
  • 2.4 The development of competencies
Module 3 Strategy Analysis
  • 3.1 The context for strategy
  • 3.2 The definition of strategy
  • 3.3 Strategy development /li>
  • 3.4 External environment analysis
  • 3.5 Internal environment analysis
  • 3.6 SWOT analysis
  • 3.7 Implementing strategy
Module 4 The Business Analysis Process Model
  • 3.1 The context for strategy
  • 4.1 An approach to problem-solving
  • 4.2 Stages of the business analysis process model /li>
  • 4.3 Objectives of the process model stages
  • 4.4 Procedure for each process model stage
  • 4.5 Techniques used within each process model stage
Module 5 Investigation techniques
  • 5.1 Interviews
  • 5.2 Observation
  • 5.3 Workshops
  • 5.4 Scenarios
  • 5.5 Prototyping
  • 5.6 Quantitative approaches
  • 5.7 Documenting the current business situation
Module 6 Stakeholder Analysis and Management
  • 6.1 Definition of a stakeholder
  • 6.2 Stakeholder categories and identification
  • 6.3 Analysing stakeholders
  • 6.4 Stakeholder management strategies
  • 6.5 Managing stakeholders
Module 7 Modelling Business Systems
  • 7.1 Soft systems methodology
  • 7.2 Business perspectives
  • 7.3 Business activity models
  • 7.4 Business events
  • 7.5 Business rules
  • 7.6 Critical success factors and key performance indicators
  • 7.7 Use of the business activity model in gap analysis
Module 8 Modelling Business Processes
  • 8.1 Organisational context
  • 8.2 An alternative view of an organization
  • 8.3 The organisational view of business processes
  • 8.4 Value propositions and value chain
  • 8.5 Business process models
  • 8.6 Analysing the as-is business process model
  • 8.7 Improving business processes (to-be business process)
Module 9 Gathering the Requirements
  • 9.1 The problems with requirements
  • 9.2 A process for requirements engineering
  • 9.3 Actors in requirements engineering
  • 9.4 Requirements elicitation
  • 9.5 Building the requirements list
  • 9.6 Requirements analysis
  • 9.7 Validating requirements
Module 10 Documenting and Managing Requirements
  • 10.1 The requirements document
  • 10.2 The requirements catalogue
  • 10.3 Managing requirements
Module 11 Modeling Requirement0073
  • 11.1 Modeling system functions
  • 11.2 Modeling system data
Module 12 Delivering the Requirements
  • 12.1 Delivering the solution
  • 12.2 Context for the delivery approach
  • 12.3 Delivery lifecycles
Module 13 Making a Business and Financial Case
  • 13.1 The business case in the project lifecycle
  • 13.2 Identifying options
  • 13.3 Assessing project feasibility
  • 13.4 Structure of a business case
  • 13.5 Investment appraisal
  • 13.6 Presentation of a business case
  • 13.7 Benefits realisation approach
Module 14 Implementing business change
  • 14.1 Introducing a new business system
  • 14.2 The environment for change
Module 15 Enterprise Analysis
Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Requirement Planning and Mgmt
Requirement Elicitation
Requirement Communication
Software Cost Estimation
Requirement Documentation
Gap Analysis
Testing Methodologies

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