Business Analysis For Everyone- Become a Business Analyst
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Learn Business Analysis & become a better business analyst- Learn BA knowledge Areas, Write BRD & Download Free CV.
3.8 (10 ratings)
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Last updated 8/2017
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Includes:
  • 5.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 5 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Business Analysis Fundamental and Practical Application
  • Understand various knowledge Areas of Business Analysis mentioned in BABOK
  • Perform Requirement Elicitation
  • Write Business Requirement Documents, Template available as Free Resource.
  • Prepare for Business Analyst Jobs & if working, perform better business analysis.
  • Stakeholder Management & Coordination
  • Understand Project Scope, Requirement Prioritization and Change Control Process
  • Download Free Sample IT Business Analyst Resume/CV
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Requirements
  • None
  • Interest in the field of Business Analysis
Description

Learn Business Analysis & become a better business analyst- Learn BA knowledge Areas, Write BRD & Business Analyst CV.

Learn Business Analysis & become business analyst- Learn stakeholder engagement, requirement elicitation & modeling.

This course will focus on following;

  1. BA Approach Planning
  2. Stakeholder Engagement Planning
  3. BA Information and Governance Planning
  4. Requirement Elicitation Techniques and how to select a good one for your project?
  5. Planning and Conducting Requirement Elicitation.
  6. Requirement and Solution Management including SMART Requirements/Objectives, Verify, Validate and Maintain Requirements for Reuse.
  7. Requirement Modeling
  8. How to write professional end to end Business Requirement Documents (BRD).
  9. Various business analysis concepts like prioritization, base-lining, change control process, etc.
  10. This course will be helpful if you are preparing for IIBA's certification like ECBA, CCBA or CBAP.

Content of this course is aligned with IIBA’s BABOK guide so if you are planning for IIBA’s certification like CBAP, you will find this course useful. Please note that this course is a supplemental material. Even if you don't purchase this course, make sure to completely read BABOK guide before your IIBA's Exam. 

So whether you are looking for a business analyst jobs, business analysis certifications or business analysis courses online, it can help you.

Requirements

  1. None but interest in the field of Business Analysis is needed.
  2. Also you will need a computer(or phone) with internet to access the videos on Udemy 

Course Output

  1. By the end of this course, you will be able to write your own BRD(Business Requirement Document).
  2. You will be able to understand the concept and practices of business analysis.
  3. You will know more about the roles and responsibilities of the business analyst.
  4. This course will be helpful for those who are preparing for IIBA's certifications like CCBA, CBAP etc.
Who is the target audience?
  • Anybody who is preparing for IIBA's Certifications like CCBA, CBAP & need additional resource
  • Anybody who is preparing for or starting with a business analyst job
  • New Business Analyst who are looking to improve their knowledge and skills
  • Programmers and Project Managers who are looking to increase their understanding of business analysis
  • Anyone who want to learn Business Analysis
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Curriculum For This Course
30 Lectures
05:28:05
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Introduction To the World of Business Analysis
5 Lectures 35:36

Let's go through the course overview to set the correct tone for the course. in this video, we will go through the course curriculum and focus areas. 

Preview 04:24

Let's take it step by step, start with a high level overview of Business Analysis.

Preview 08:12

Continuing with our last video, we will look into the role and responsibilities of a Business Analyst. 

Who is Business Analyst?
04:05

Building upon our knowledge, let's cover essential business analysis terminologies and concepts which play vital role in business analysis. 

Business Analysis Fundamental Concepts- BACCM
17:08

Quiz 1- Review your Learnings.

Quiz 1- Section 1
4 questions
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Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring
5 Lectures 01:20:11

This section can be mapped to business analysis planning and monitoring knowledge area of the BABOK and this video in particular can be linked Business Analysis Approach Planning Task. 

Plan Business Analysis Approach
19:45

This video can be mapped with stakeholder engagement task in BA Planning and Monitoring knowledge area of BABOK v3. In this video, we learn about stakeholder engagement and management.

Plan Stakeholder Engagement and Management
18:25

Governance is one of the most important aspect of any business entity, unit or process. Learn Business Analysis Governance for better understanding. 

Learn Business Analysis Governance
20:02

Information is one of the most critical deliverable in business analysis and with it's proper management, you are going to miss on another vital BA element, stakeholder collaboration.  Learn about BA Information and communication management in this video.

Business Analysis Information and Communication Management
17:15

Section 2- Summary
04:44

Test Your Learning

Quiz - Section 2
4 questions
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Requirement Elicitation Planning and Conducting its sessions.
9 Lectures 01:46:32

Let's dive into one of the core activity of business analysis and review requirement elicitation.

Planning and Conducting Requirement Elicitation
07:46

Requirement Elicitation is a very important activity in a project and before we start with that, we need to put some time and effort in its preparation. This video will provide vital information about this preparation. 

Prepare for Requirement Elicitation
11:54

Let's start with Requirement Elicitation Techniques. In this first video on popular techniques, we are going to cover Document Analysis and Benchmarking & Market Analysis.

Requirement Elicitation Techniques- 1
13:46

Keeping focus on requirement elicitation techniques, we will now cover Brainstorming and Focus Groups in this video.

Requirement Elicitation Techniques- 2
11:19

Interface Analysis and Interviews are focus area in video of requirement elicitation techniques. 

Requirement Elicitation Techniques- 3
17:50

Now let's focus on 2 other popular techniques, Observation and Prototyping. 

Requirement Elicitation Techniques- 4
21:03

No Requirement Elicitation Techniques Course can complete without covering requirement workshop and survey/questionnaire, in this video, we are going to complete our coverage of popular requirement elicitation techniques. 

Requirement Elicitation Techniques- 5
09:46

Section 3- Summary
08:44

Let's use our learning so far and create business analysis document. 

Assignment- Part 1
04:24

Test Your Skills

Quiz- Section 3
5 questions
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Section 4- SMART Requirements & Solutions
5 Lectures 54:37

Learn about SMART Requirements and business objectives. 

SMART Requirements
08:44

Learn requirement management in this video and see how & why we should trace, maintain prioritize, assess and approve them.

Requirement Management & Its Life Cycle
19:27

Learn to assess risk, analyze current state and define future state and change strategy. 

Solution Formulation and Evaluation
14:25

Learn to model requirements, verify and validate them to fine tune requirements.

Requirement Modelling
10:24

Final Assignment
01:37

Now put together your learnings and test your knowledge. 

Quiz- Section 4
7 questions
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Assignment Solution
1 Lecture 16:35

Assignment solution covering step by step tutorial on how to write a professional BRD.

Prepare BRD
16:35
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Bonus Content
5 Lectures 34:35
Free Sample IT Business Analyst CV/Resume
00:16

Let's prepare for IIBA's certifications like CBAP, CCBA or others. And don't forget to download your cheatsheet from resource section. 

How To Prepare for CBAP
09:10

Learn about requirement modeling technique-Use Case and Scenarios.

Use Case & Scenarios Requirement Modeling Technique
06:35

Learn about wire framing requirement modeling technique, it's type and how it can add value to your project.

Wireframe- Requirement Modeling Technique
04:07

Useful Tips for BA aspirants to get BA jobs and middle level BAs to perform well. 

Preview 14:27
About the Instructor
Akhilendra Singh MBA, CBAP
3.9 Average rating
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1,138 Students
2 Courses
Business Analyst

Hi, My name is Akhilendra Singh. I am a Business Analyst with a Fortune 500 company and have been practicing business analysis for approximately 10 years now. 

I am a MBA, Certified Business Analyst Professional(CBAP) and quite a few certifications on innovation, entrepreneurship and product design.

I created my site (akhilendra(dot)com) where I share information about business analysis and various other fields. I have been a webmaster for over 8 years now & in these 8 years, i have learned a lot about digital marketing space which i intend to share through my courses.

If you have any question about my courses or any question at all, just message me.