Essential of Business Analysis describes the role of the Business Analyst and provides a detailed examination of many of the most common Business Analysis practices. After reviewing core concepts, participants engage in numerous hands-on exercises in order to learn commonly used tools and techniques. Topics include analysis in support of strategic planning; techniques used to define proposed projects; project requirements development, validation, management and communication; and numerous additional ways that Business Analysts commonly support a project. Although the focus is largely on waterfall style projects, the BA role in both waterfall and agile projects is discussed.
2 Days/Lecture & Lab
This course is of particular value to business analysts, project managers and other project staff with direct or indirect responsibility for requirements definition and analysis; Project Management Office staff; and managers of business analysts.
This course assumes that participants have participated in some projects and have some understanding of one or more business analyst roles.