CBAP International Business Analyst

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Duration : 3 Days
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Description

    In this introductory course, you’ll delve into the role and responsibilities of the business analyst (BA)- the communication link between all business areas and a critical player in project success. Learn techniques for ensuring project success every step of the way-from identifying and analyzing potential projects to making sure that the final project product meets the requirements you identified. Through hands-on exercises, you’ll learn to define the scope of work and master requirements-gathering techniques that will work for a variety of projects and audiences. You’ll consider the unique needs of customers, stakeholders, and the IT department as you work toward building, documenting, communicating, and managing requirements.

     

    Course objectives

    • Role and importance of the BA
    • Vocabulary standards and business analysis practices through the use of the IIBA A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK Guide)
    • Plan BA requirements activities
    • Elicit requirements from stakeholders, with an emphasis on interviews
    • Analyze stated requirements, with an overview of modeling techniques
    • Document requirements for different types of projects
    • Verify and validate requirements
    • Elements of requirements management and communication and the BA’s role in them
    • Elements of solution verification and validation and possible BA roles
    • Enterprise analysis: choosing appropriate projects
    • Necessary competencies and best practices of BAs
    • Waterfall, incremental, and agile lifecycles and how they change BA practices

     

    Audience

    Business Analysts
    System Analysts
    Software Specialists
    Project Managers
    Product Managers
    Enterprise Architecture Specialists
    Software Architects
    Test Engineers


Outline

Business Analysis Concepts

  • IIBA® Business Analysis Core Concept Model
  • IIBA® Certifications (ECBATM, CCBA®, CBAP® and CBATLTM) General Information
  • Best Practices in Business Analysis
  • Problems in Business Analysis Processes and Their Analytical Solutions
  • The Role of Business Analyst
  • The Levels of Requirements (Business, Users, Solution & System Requirements)
  • Case ‘Mobile Banking Application’

Strategy Analysis

  • Strategy Analysis
  • Preparation of Business Cases
  • Defining Project Scope
  • Benefit / Cost Studies
  • Context Diagram
  • Risks Analysis

Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring

  • Stakeholder Analysis
  • Business Analysis Effort Estimation
  • Requirements Planning Techniques
  • Methodology Selection

Requirement Life Cycle Management

  • Requirements Traceability
  • Requirements Prioritization
  • Requirements Management and Automation

Business Analysis & Software Delivery Life Cycle Processes

  • IIBA® Business Analysis Approach
  • Relationship Between Business Analysis and Project Management
  • CMMI Maturity Rating

Business Analysis Competencies

  • Communication Techniques
  • Creative Communications
  • Conflict Management & Negotiation Skills

Behaviour Models and UML Techniques

  • Functional Use Cases
  • System Use Case
  • Business Rules
  • UML (Unified Modelling Language)

Data Models – Class Diagrams

  • ER (Entity Relationship) Diagrams

Business / Process Flow Models

  • Data Flow Diagrams
  • Activity Diagrams
  • State Diagrams
  • Flowcharts

Solution Evaluation

  • Testing and Verification Techniques
  • UAT (User Acceptance Test)
  • Sample CBAP® exam study

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.