CBAP International Business Analyst

Learn via : Virtual Classroom / Online
Duration : 3 Days
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    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



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


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


There are no prerequisites for this course.