Business Analysis Overview

Training Summary
Business Analysis Overview describes the role of the Business Analyst and examines many of the most common Business Analysis tools and practices. Participants are taught the nature of business analysis and the role of the BA; techniques used to define a proposed solution; stakeholder identification; and project requirements development, validation, and management. The importance of project Business Value optimization is emphasized throughout the class. The BA role in both waterfall and agile projects is discussed.
This course assumes that participants have participated in some projects.
1 Day/Lecture & Lab
This course is of particular value to those new to business analysis; managers of business analysts; project managers and other project staff with direct or indirect responsibility for requirements definition and analysis; and Project Management Office staff.
Course Topics
  • Introduction to Business Analysis
  • The Business Analysis Professional
  • Stakeholder Collaboration Skills
  • Solution Definition
  • Understanding Project Requirements
  • Requirements Planning
  • Requirements Elicitation
  • Analyzing Requirements
  • Documenting Requirements
  • Managing Requirements
  • Final Course Review

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