Foundations of Business Analysis
Business Analysis Driving Business Success: Driven by the rise of complexity and uncertainty in today’s world, business analysis is key to enabling change that drives project and business success.
Interested in solving business problems? If you’re considering a career in business analysis or if you are a business analyst already and want to upgrade your skills to be ready for the next step, this course is for you. You’ll learn the fundamentals of business analysis, the art and science of assessing needs and delivering solutions that work for stakeholders and customers.
Version 3.0 of the Business Analysis Body Of Knowledge ® emphasizes the importance of value creation in the role of the business analyst. The BA still must gather accurate requirements from business users to maximize the positive impact of recommended solutions. The BA must also understand the strategic context for a given project and guide solution design. Success for the BA should be measured by the value an implemented solution adds for the organization and its customers.
- Apply strategy and organizational tools to define the business need
- Understand and apply IIBA Knowledge Areas and Business Analysis Core Concept Model
- Create a business case
- Identify and analyze stakeholders
- Create a roadmap for BA activities and outcomes
I. Overview and Framework
- Key Definitions
- Knowledge Areas
- Requirements Development Overview
II. Project Selection
- Defining the Business Need
- Evaluating Project Alternatives
- Creating the Business Case
III. Stakeholder Management
- Identifying Stakeholders
- Understanding Stakeholder Needs and Influences
- Engaging Stakeholders
IV. BA Planning
- Applying the Business Analysis Approach
- Planning the BA Tasks
- Developing the Communication Strategy
Location: Online (virtual / live-remote)
Date(s): March 16th & 17th, 2021
Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Catalogue #: CE-BUS 2128
Class #: 23258
To register for this class, call 914-606-6830 and choose option 1 when prompted.
Business Analysis Certificate | Spring 2021 | Feb 16-May 12
This course is part of the Business Analysis Certificate Series. Save 15% if you register and pay, in advance, for all four classes. See “Business Analysis Certificate Series”.
Professional Development Hours awarded by the International Institute of Business Analysis / IIBA.
For IIBA courses, contact:
Jim Irvine, Director, Corporate and Continuing Professional Education