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Business Analyst Boot Camp

Develop critical business analyst skills in this industry-recognized business analyst training course. Business Analysts helps create and communicate the knowledge required to decide precisely what...

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$2,295 USD
Course Code BA-BC
Duration 4 days
Available Formats Classroom, Virtual

Develop critical business analyst skills in this industry-recognized business analyst training course.

Business Analysts helps create and communicate the knowledge required to decide precisely what to build. They provide this essential service by assessing and analyzing the business environment, defining the scope of business problems, capturing project requirements, designing high-value solution approaches, and ensuring that the defined scope meets the customer's needs, goals, objectives, and expectations.

This 4-day Business Analyst training course will give you hands-on experience with the latest proven techniques for identifying a project's scope, developing and discovering requirements, user stories, and uses cases, and documenting them expertly. You will gain pragmatic solutions to sustain stakeholder engagement throughout the project lifecycle, including questioning, listening, business need identification, problem-solving, presentation, validation, and acceptance of the effective solution. Lively lectures combined with insightful demonstrations and realistic practice exercises will provide you with the competence and confidence to improve project outcomes through better requirements elicitation and requirements development. You'll gain a thorough understanding of the challenges faced in defining correct requirements, practical approaches for eliciting and documenting requirements, and strategies for managing requirements throughout the project life cycle.

  • NOTE: Live Virtual Classroom course length is 5 days.

Skills Gained

  • Define the Business Analysis knowledge areas for the IIBA (BA Book of Knowledge) and PMI (PMI Guide to Business Analysis)
  • Explain how the Business Analyst participates in agile development frameworks
  • Identify the six essential Business Analyst skills
  • Explain what a requirement is and make the case for investing in “good” requirements.
  • Understand the importance of the business problem to be solved by co
  • Perform strategy analysis for an enterprise to connect projects to enterprise strategy
  • Employ a variety of analysis tools and modeling techniques to understand and communicate a need.
  • Explain nine generally accepted requirements elicitation techniques
  • Apply practices for improving requirements quality and reducing ambiguity
  • Use a number of generally accepted practices from interviewing to surveys and modeling for improving your requirements elicitation, development, and documentation
  • Document requirements with use cases.
  • Facilitate aligning conversations with the development teams with user stories.
  • Package and communicate requirements to create alignment in the organization.
  • Analyze the business environment in which your project occurs
  • Generate a plan for bringing these methods back to your organization

Who Can Benefit

Anyone involved in business analysis would benefit from this business analyst training course.

  • Business customer, user or partner
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • Systems Analyst
  • Project Manager or Team Leader
  • Systems Architect or Designer
  • IT Manager/Director
  • Systems or Application Developer
  • QA Professional
  • Systems Tester
  • Anyone wanting to enhance their business analysis skills

Course Details

Course Outline

  • Part 1: The Business Analysis Profession
  • Part 2: The Business Case for Good Requirements
  • Part 3: Foundations of Requirements Development
  • Part 4: Project Initiation: Eliciting High-level and Mid-level Requirements
  • Part 5: Eliciting Detailed Requirements
  • Part 6: Improving Requirements Quality
  • Part 7: Documenting Requirements with Use Cases and User Stories
  • Part 8: Packaging and Presenting Requirements
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