Business Analysis Foundations

Learn the fundamentals of business analysis tools and techniques
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  • Lectures 33
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 9/2015 English

Course Description

This course provide a realistic overview of what business analysis is, and what a business analyst does.

So what does a Business Analysis do? A Business Analysis helps businesses do business better. The person who carries out this task is called a business analyst or BA.

Business analysis work across all levels of an organization and identify business needs and determine solutions to business problems. Business analysis may be involved in everything from defining strategy, to creating the enterprise architecture, to taking a leadership role by defining the goals and requirements for programs and projects or supporting continuous improvement in its technology and processes.

Business Analysts skills are in demand. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, a 20% job growth rate for Business Analysts is expected till 2024, and the outlook for the rest of the world should be higher still.

Join us as we take you through the foundations of business analysis tools and techniques. We will go over on how these skills as a business analysis are used to gather requirements and identify solutions to provide better business outcomes







What are the requirements?

  • No prerequisite knowledge is needed to take the course
  • Interest in the field of business analysis

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn the foundations of business analysis tools and techniques
  • Understand what business analysts do
  • how to initiate a project
  • best practices for gathering requirements
  • strategies to monitor results and test outcomes
  • and much more!

What is the target audience?

  • students
  • anyone looking to becoming a business analysis

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Getting Started
01:17

downloadable supplementary material

Section 2: Business Analysis Overview
What is business analysis?
Preview
03:42
Understanding what business analysts do
Preview
03:55
The skills business analysts use
Preview
03:44
The Business Analyst Mindset
04:09
Section 3: Initiating the Project
Initiation phase of the business analysis
03:35
Defining the business problem or opportunity
03:28
Defining the business objective
03:44
Capturing business information
06:04
Understanding stakeholders
04:20
Designing requirements
04:31
Understanding the requirements
03:26
Exploring requirement types
05:08
Section 4: Planning and Collecting Requirements
Building the requirements plan
04:59
Gather requirements
04:12
Interviewing to gather requirements
05:18
Brainstorming
04:47
Observing
04:21
Surveying
04:38
Producing business rules and requirement traceability
03:41
Building requirement traceability into the plan
03:54
Determining when you have enough requirements
04:31
Creating a requirements package
03:14
Section 5: Validating and Controlling Your Requirements During Project Execution
Verifying your requirements
04:30
Exploring requirement-verification techniques
04:00
Creating procedure manuals and documentation
04:13
Measuring verification activities
03:45
Developing project acceptance criteria
03:40
Section 6: Implementing and Closing Your Project
Testing project outcomes
04:02
Using testing techniques
04:15
Providing implementation support
03:52
Capturing lessons learned
03:39
Section 7: Conclusion
Conclusion
02:13

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International Business Education Association (IBEA) seeks to share educational experiences that will prepare individuals to excel as workers and citizens in our economic systems. IBEA is committed to providing students professional development, networking, and learning opportunities through our educational content.

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