Activities and Tools Used for Business (IIBA - ECBA)
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Activities and Tools Used for Business (IIBA - ECBA)

Business Analysis Certification Program (IIBA - ECBA Certification)
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Created by Sorin Dumitrascu
Last updated 12/2019
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This course includes
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 14 articles
  • 46 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • recognize when to best use mind mapping and brainstorming
  • distinguish between focus groups and workshops
  • recognize how to prepare effectively for surveys and questionnaires
  • distinguish between interviewing and observation techniques
  • recognize characteristics of collaborative games and lessons learned
  • recognize how to apply group activities in sharing knowledge
  • match estimation methods to descriptions
  • distinguish between prioritization approaches
  • istinguish between reviews and item tracking in terms of strengths and limitations
  • identify the elements of vendor assessment
  • recognize how to apply techniques to support decision making
  • distinguish between stakeholder lists, maps, and personas
  • recognize the characteristics of backlog management
  • describe the balanced scorecard
  • identify the elements of the roles and permissions matrix
  • recognize the elements of the business model canvas
  • recognize characteristics of functional decomposition
  • recognize how to use business analysis tools
Requirements
  • No special requirements or prerequisites, but general knowledge about business would facilitate learning.
Description

The Activities and Tools Used for Business (IIBA - ECBA) is the 10th course of the Business Analysis Certification Program which includes a total of 14 courses.

The categories of techniques covered in this course include idea generation and data gathering techniques that you can use with groups, such as brainstorming, collaborative games, and workshops.

We'll also look at decision-making techniques, such as estimation and prioritization. Finally, we'll talk about several tools used for Business Analysis, such as Backlog Management, Balance Scorecard, and Business Model Canvas.

Group Activities for Knowledge Sharing

1. Brainstorming and Mind Mapping
2. Focus Groups and Workshops
3. Surveys and Questionnaires
4. Interviews and Observation
5. Lessons Learned and Collaborative Games
6. Exercise: Group Activities in Knowledge Sharing

Activities that Support Decision making

1. Estimation
2. Prioritization
3. Reviews and Item Tracking
4. Vendor Assessment
5. Exercise: Techniques to Support Decision Making

Business Analysis Tools

1. Stakeholder List, Map, and Personas
2. Backlog Management
3. Balanced Scorecard
4. Roles and Permissions Matrix
5. Business Model Canvas 6. Functional Decomposition
7. Exercise: Using Business Analysis Tools

You can use this course to improve your business analysis knowledge and abilities and to obtain the certifications provided by the International Institute of Business Analysis. That’s it! Now go ahead and push that “Take this course” button and see you on the inside!

Who this course is for:
  • Individuals ready to develop their business analysis skills, knowledge and behaviors as practicing business analysis professionals.
Course content
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+ Activities and Tools Used for Business (IIBA - ECBA)
37 lectures 03:16:13

he Activities and Tools Used for Business (IIBA - ECBA) is the 10th course of the Business Analysis Certification Program which includes a total of 14 courses.

The categories of techniques covered in this course include idea generation and data gathering techniques that you can use with groups, such as brainstorming, collaborative games, and workshops.

We'll also look at decision-making techniques, such as estimation and prioritization. Finally, we'll talk about several tools used for Business Analysis, such as Backlog Management, Balance Scorecard, and Business Model Canvas.

Preview 02:23

The Business Analysis Certification Program is aligned with the (Business Analysis Body of Knowledge Guide) BABOK v3 and has a total of fourteen sections that are also presented as individual courses for your convenience.

Preview 10:11

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Preview 03:24

After completing this topic, you should be able to recognise when to best use mind mapping and brainstorming.

Brainstorming and Mind Mapping
11:16

Brainstorming Diagram

Brainstorming Diagram
00:10

The Taxonomy of a Mind Map

The Taxonomy of a Mind Map
00:11

After completing this topic, you should be able to distinguish between focus groups and workshops

Focus Groups and Workshops
19:03

After completing this topic, you should be able to recognize how to prepare effectively for surveys and questionnaires

Surveys and Questionnaires
08:20

After completing this topic, you should be able to distinguish between interviewing and observation techniques

Interviews and Observation I
13:04

After completing this topic, you should be able to distinguish between interviewing and observation techniques

Interviews and Observation II
09:28

After completing this topic, you should be able to recognise characteristics of collaborative games and lessons learned

Lessons Learned and Collaborative Games
10:01

Examples of Collaborative Games

Examples of Collaborative Games
00:05

After completing this topic, you should be able to recognise how to apply group activities in sharing knowledge

Exercise: Group Activities in Knowledge Sharing
15:12

After completing this topic, you should be able to match estimation methods to descriptions

Estimation
07:47

After completing this topic, you should be able to distinguish between prioritization approaches

Prioritization
04:56

Approaches to Prioritization

Approaches to Prioritisation
00:05

After completing this topic, you should be able to distinguish between reviews and item tracking in terms of strengths and limitations

Reviews and Item Tracking
16:02

After completing this topic, you should be able to identify the elements of vendor assessment

Vendor Assessment
03:26

After completing this topic, you should be able to recognise how to apply techniques to support decision making

Exercise: Techniques to Support Decision Making
09:19

After completing this topic, you should be able to distinguish between stakeholder lists, maps, and personas

Stakeholder List, Map, and Personas
10:27

Stakeholder Matrix

Stakeholder Matrix
00:03

Stakeholder Onion Diagram

Stakeholder Onion Diagram
00:09

RACI Matrix

RACI Matrix
00:07

After completing this topic, you should be able to recognise the characteristics of backlog management

Backlog Management
05:33

After completing this topic, you should be able to describe the balanced scorecard

Balanced Scorecard
06:06

Balanced Scorecard Diagram

Balanced Scorecard Diagram
00:04

After completing this topic, you should be able to identify the elements of the roles and permissions matrix

Roles and Permissions Matrix
02:58

Roles and Permissions Matrix

Roles and Permissions Matrix
00:07

After completing this topic, you should be able to recognise the elements of the business model canvas

Business Model Canvas
06:41

Business Model Canvas

Business Model Canvas
00:04

After completing this topic, you should be able to recognise characteristics of functional decomposition

Functional Decomposition
07:10

Functional Decomposition Diagram

Functional Decomposition Diagram
00:07

After completing this topic, you should be able to recognise how to use business analysis tools

Exercise: Using Business Analysis Tools
09:17

Course Project (optional)

Course Project (optional)
00:36

he Activities and Tools Used for Business (IIBA - ECBA) is the 10th course of the Business Analysis Certification Program which includes a total of 14 courses.

Activities and Tools Used for Business (IIBA - ECBA)
02:07

he Activities and Tools Used for Business (IIBA - ECBA) is the 10th course of the Business Analysis Certification Program which includes a total of 14 courses.

Activities and Tools Used for Business (IIBA - ECBA)
23 questions

IIBA Certifications

IIBA Certifications
00:04

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Bonus Lecture
00:05