Business Analysis and Strategy Analysis (IIBA - ECBA)
What you'll learn
- recognise characteristics of strategy analysis
- recognise how business analysis core concepts are applied while conducting a strategy analysis
- demonstrate your understanding of principles related to strategy analysis
- recognise issues around current state analysis that a business analyst must consider
- recognise the guidelines and techniques used in analyzing current state
- recognise how stakeholders contribute to the development of the outputs of a current state analysis
- recognise considerations when defining future state
- recognise how guidelines and techniques are used when defining future state
- identify the outputs of the Define Future State task
- recognise what's involved in analyzing current state and defining future state
- recognise considerations when performing a risk assessment
- recognise how guidelines and techniques are used when assessing risk
- recognise the roles stakeholders play in assessing risk
- recognise what's involved in performing a risk assessment
- recognise considerations when developing the change strategy
- recognise how guidelines and techniques are used when developing the change strategy
- recognise the roles stakeholders play in defining the change strategy
- recognise what's involved in defining the change strategy
- No special requirements or prerequisites, but general knowledge about business would facilitate learning.
The Business Analysis and Strategy Analysis is the 5th course of the Business Analysis Certification Program which includes a total of 14 courses.
The content is aligned with the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge Guide (BABOK3), and in this course, we're going to look at the knowledge area Strategy Analysis and the four tasks that make it up.
It covers everything from assessing the current state of operations, doing some visioning regarding a desired future state, determining what the risks are that will need to be managed, and then coming up with the best strategy for realizing the desired future state.
1. Introduction to Strategy Analysis
2. Strategy Analysis and the BACCM TM
3. Exercise: Understanding Strategy Analysis
Current and Future State Analysis
1. Analyze Current State: Inputs and Elements
2. Analyze Current State: Guidelines and Techniques
3. Analyze Current State: Stakeholders and Outputs
4. Define Future State: Inputs and Elements
5. Define Future State: Guidelines and Techniques
6. Define Future State: Stakeholders and Outputs
7. Exercise: Define Current and Future States
1. Assess Risks: Inputs and Elements
2. Assess Risks: Guidelines and Techniques
3. Assess Risks: Stakeholders and Outputs
4. Exercise: Performing a Risk Assessment
Define Change Strategy
1. Define Change Strategy: Inputs and Elements
2. Define Change Strategy: Guidelines and Techniques
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.
This course is part of the Business Analysis Certification Program which includes 14 courses. 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.
Sorin Dumitrascu is a man with many talents and a passion for helping others grow and develop. He has been involved in the development and delivery of courses on management, computer literacy, human resources, career development, and more for over 15 years.
Sorin is also a certified trainer and project manager, with a master's degree in International Relations and Policy Making as well as a bachelor's degree in Law and Public Administration. He has coordinated projects in the areas of rule of law, regional development, and human resources for over a decade.
Sorin has an extensive background in civil service, private sector and NGO work. He has more than 15 years of managerial experience in justice, corrections, internal affairs, training, project management and consultancy within the private sector and NGO.
Additionally, he is certified as an ICDL tester and trainer for United Nations Peacekeeping Missions and holds a professional degree in public management.