The Complete Business Analysis Fundamentals Course + CERT
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The Complete Business Analysis Fundamentals Course + CERT

Business Analysis CERTification: Business Analysis Course to Become a Business Analyst & kick-start your BA Career
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Last updated 7/2020
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This course includes
  • 10 hours on-demand video
  • 10 articles
  • 13 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understand the role of a Business Analyst
  • About tools and techniques you can use as a Business Analyst
  • Key concepts in Business Analysis
  • How to kick-start your career as a Business Analyst
  • How to gather, group, prioritize and validate requirements
  • Where to find job opportunities as a BA and how much a BA earns
  • How to continue learning about Business Analysis
Requirements
  • A genuine desire to learn about Business Analysis
  • No previous knowledge or experience required
  • And open mind and a willingness to learn
  • A PC, Laptop, Tablet, Phablet or Smartphone and Headphones
  • Access to Internet
Description

[EXCLUSIVE] Double Degree, Badges & Community. Upon completing this course you will receive 2 Certificates of Completion and 5 Digital Badges including a BA Certified Digital Badge you can add to your CV, LinkedIn Profile or any other online profile & access to the most dynamic BA Community in the world.

This Complete Business Analysis Fundamentals Course + CERTification includes everything you need to know to kick-start your career as a Business Analyst, from the key concepts to the most widely used tools and applications. Plus, even lectures on Job Opportunities and Salaries

Business Analysis is an amazing field with tons of job opportunities across different sectors and industries. In this Business Analysis Certification course I will teach you the fundamentals of Business Analysis and how to apply them; plus how to develop into a Business Analyst, and finally how to maximize your chances of getting a job as a BA.

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[PERKS] Course enrollment includes activities, handouts, quizzes, 1-on-1 expert support, LIFETIME access, free course updates and a lot more!


What will you learn?

  • Everything you need to know about Business Analysis

  • The fundamentals and key concepts of Business Analysis

  • Tools and techniques used by Business Analysts

  • How to identify, group, prioritize and validate Business Requirements

  • Where to find job opportunities for Business Analysts and how much a BA makes

  • How to kick-start your career as a BA

  • The characteristics & traits of a BA

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Here is what you will receive with your enrollment:

  • High-quality video lectures that explain the different terms and concepts with real world examples and applications.

  • Downloadable handouts which you can use as a reference, study guide, cheat sheet and the go to resource on the job.

  • Quizzes and activities that help you validate what you learnt and put it into practice to increase your information retention.

  • 1-on-1 expert Instructor support to answer your questions or clear up any confusion you might have.

  • Lifetime access with no expiration so you can complete the course at your own pace, anywhere, on any device and come back for a refresher at any time.

  • Free course updates so you can continue to benefit from enhancements made to this course.

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Why take this course?

  • You will become a Certified Business Analyst (you'll get a Certificate of Completion upon completing this course). You can add it to your CV

  • It was created by a Business Analysis expert with experience across different industries, countries and projects

  • It's been designed from the ground up with a focus on Quality, not quantity

  • The course includes Free templates, Free tools and other Freebies

  • You have nothing to lose. You're back by a 30 day money-back guarantee, no questions asked!

  • It can lead to a fullfilling career with a great salary

  • Job opportunities for Business Analysts abound

  • Business Analysis is a really interesting field. No two days are alike, it's always exciting :)


°°If you already made up your mind about taking this course just click on the "Buy Now" button at the top, right hand side.°° If not, keep reading about this Business Analysis Certification course udemy.
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Why take this course and not another one?

  • It's The Most Complete and Comprehensive Course on Business Analysis. Unique value proposition

  • You will get a ton of awesome Freebies, templates, real world examples and other resources to further your education, knowledge and experience.

  • It was created by an expert in Business Analysis, who has worked on projects as a BA and has also managed and coached Business Analysts

  • It was developed by the founder of The Business Analysis Knowledge Base (theBAKB)

  • It was created by the author of The Mini Book of Agile, available on Amazon

  • My value proposition is unique (see below "Pledge to All Students")

  • It includes free tools, free downloadable templates, real world examples, tips and freebies

  • You will learn from a Business Analysis expert who applies this on a daily basis to his personal and professional projects.

  • This course gets updated on a regular basis and you get all updates free for life! 

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What are people saying about this course?


"Mauricio was a tremendous Udemy instructor. His course was excellent. Keep doing what you're doing- you're helping 100s of people this way. -Syed Taqvi"


"Excellent! I will definitely benefit from these lessons -Patrice L. Shea"


"I liked this course because it was very informative and to the point. I am new to BA and this course helped to understand the purpose and provided links for me to further educate myself to advance my career. -Cornelia Daniel"


"Was already able to use many of the tips and suggestions in my daily workload. That's one of the things I love about the Udemy courses - I can almost always apply what I am learning in real time while I am working. -Donald Probst"


"The course has been amazing. Mauricio has taken pains to explain in detail everything he has covered. Extremely impressed and learning a lot. -Obiajulu Amanchukwu"

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How will this course help you?

  • You will learn everything you need to know about Business Analysis

  • You can add this Business Analysis Certification to your CV

  • You can start applying for job opportunities as a BA right after this course

  • I will train you, guide you and share all my insights about what you need to become an awesome Business Analyst

  • You will be able to kick-start your career in Business Analysis which can even lead to a position in Management

  • You will be able to confidently speak about Business Analysis

  • You will be able to work on projects as a Business Analyst

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Who is behind this course?

An Engineer & Serial Entrepreneur with 2 MBAs who has played the role of Business Analyst in many projects and has vast experience in Business Analysis. He's had BAs report to him directly, has trained them, coached them and even lead recruitment process for the next Business Analysis star. He's approachable, knowledgeable and an expert in the field. 

When he's not leading projects or running one of his startups, he's either on family time or answering Business Analysis questions for people on Quora. He's also the founder of The Business Analysis Knowledge Base (theBAKB) & author of The Mini Book of Agile, available on Amazon.

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This course is specifically for:

  • Aspiring Business Analysts

  • Those looking to start a career in Business Analysis

  • Those looking for a career change

  • People looking for a Business Analysis Certification

  • People looking for a Crash Course in Business Analysis

  • Business Analysts who are new to the position

  • Those interested in learning about the role of a BA and how they can become one


This course is not suitable for:

  • Experienced or Intermediate BAs. This course is for Beginners

  • People that prefer quantity over quality

  • People that like lengthy and theoretical explanations

  • People who aren't prepared to go through the entire course and take notes

  • People who expect things to work out without any effort or preparation

  • People who already have a lot of experience with Business Analysis and are more intermediate to advanced

°°If you think this course is for you, then go ahead and click “Buy Now" and we'll be in touch soon.°°

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The Facts

  1. You will learn Business Analysis! If you don't ask for a refund within 30 days.

  2. Business Analyts generally make between $70-$100k per year. Sometimes even more!

  3. Business Analysis is a career with thousands and thousands of job opportunities all over the world across all industries. 

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What are the advantages of Business Analysis?

  • It's core to any Business

  • It allows you to identify improvement opportunities or issues and deliver innovative/value-driven solutions

  • It can lead to career growth

  • It touches pretty much on every industry you can think of in any country in the world

  • It's an interesting and engaging field

  • You get the opportunity to interact with people and business leaders on a daily basis

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Does this course include a Business Analysis Certification?

Yes, you will receive a Business Analysis Certification upon completion of this course (a Udemy Certificate of Completion which you can download as a pdf).


Can I add this Business Analysis Certification to my CV?

Yes, of course! You can add this Business Analysis Certification to your CV or Resume. I recommend you add it under a heading called "Professional Development," then, just add the course title, year of completion and Udemy at the end.


Does a Udemy Business Analysis Certification have any value in the real world?

Of course it does! Even though Udemy is not a University and does not provide "accredited" certifications (like the one you would get from a University), Udemy is the most important online education platform in the modern world with over 40 Million users worldwide. So it definitely carries weight and is increasingly becoming recognized worldwide. So rest assured adding this Business Analysis Certification to your CV increases your probability of getting that dream job in Business Analysis.


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What's New (Latest Course Updates)

  • General improvements and enhancements

  • Added new tools

  • Added new templates

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Pledge to All Students (both current & future students)

  1. Students First. I will never compromise your experience to make money. Never, ever. Yes, this is also a business but to me teaching goes way beyond making money. I already have a full time job and fortunately don't rely on teaching to survive. You are always at the forefront of my courses and I want to ensure you have a unique, valuable and memorable experience. I promise. 

  2. 24x7x365 Support. You can contact me 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, year round, even on holidays, Christmas and New Years Eve; I will get back to you quickly (in a few hours tops) and deliver outstanding quality of service in my support. I promise. 

  3. Humbleness, kindness and social responsibility. I believe in giving back to you and the world. So think of me as your own real-life human "Siri." If you need advice or support just ask. And if I can do something to help you in your journey, I will. I promise.

  4. Australian Made. Recognized in the Industry as a symbol of quality and excellence. All my courses are Made in Australia with high tech and professionally edited. They also include my secret sauce: a lot of passion & love! I also apply in my courses everything I've learnt from years of experience working with technology, projects, entrepreneurs and people all over the world. I promise.  

  5. Quality over Quantity. I will strive to make courses concise, to the point and relevant. Time is one of our most valuable assets and we need to invest it carefully. So I won't make a course long for the purpose of displaying it has more hours; only when strictly necessary. To me it's about quality and if I can deliver that in 5 minutes and save you time, I will. I promise.

Who this course is for:
  • People looking for a Business Analysis Certification
  • People looking for a Crash Course in Business Analysis
  • People who want to start a career in Business Analysis
  • People looking to switch from their current role to the role of a Business Analyst
  • Aspiring Business Analysts
  • Business Analysts who are new to the position
Course content
Expand all 63 lectures 09:56:23
+ Introduction
3 lectures 10:27

A lecture that covers key things to consider when getting started with this course

Getting Started
00:19

This lecture of the course covers the Role of a Business Analyst and what Business Analysis is all about. So the roles and responsibilities of a Business Analyst and what's part of the job.

Preview 05:41

This lecture covers the characteristics and traits of a Business Analyst and what makes someone succeed in the world of Business Analysis; which skillset makes the difference and allows someone to stand out from the crowd as a Business Analyst

Characteristics & Traits of a BA
04:27
+ Business Analysis Fundamentals
2 lectures 06:22

This lecture covers the concept of stakeholders, how you can identify them, what to use to keep a record of your stakeholders, what information you should keep and why this is so important on any project.

What are Stakeholders in Business Analysis?
06:22

This Business Analysis Smart Pack contains:

  • Free templates you can download.
Business Analysis Smart Pack
00:00
+ Requirements in Business Analysis - What it's all about
5 lectures 26:11

This lecture of the course covers the process to gather Business Requirements and the different approaches you can take in Business Analysis to identify key information such as Business Requirements, Goals, Objectives, Risks and so on. This part of the course also explains:

  • How to gather requirements via Interviews, a simple, yet powerful way of gathering Business Requirements in Business Analysis.
How to Gather Business Requirements
07:59

This lecture covers how to gather requirements via a Brainstorming exercise. It explains the scenario and how to go about it when doing it in real life.

Gathering Requirements via a Brainstorming Session
02:45

This lecture covers how to gather requirements in a workshop. What you need to do and how it's done.

Gathering Requirements with a Workshop
04:43

This lecture covers how to gather requirements via surveys. How to structure surveys and why they can be a valuable tool for gathering business requirements, business needs, business goals and business objectives.

Gathering Requirements via Surveys
04:23

This lecture covers what happens next after you've gathered requirements, what you need to do and how you do it. So, how to:

  • Group Requirements
  • Prioritize Requirements
  • Validate Requirements
How to Group, Prioritize and Validate Requirements in Business Analysis
06:21
+ Business Analysis Skills
4 lectures 05:16

This lecture covers what you need to know about a Business Case as a Business Analyst.

Preparing a Business Case in Business Analysis
01:49

This lecture covers Mind mapping in Business Analysis.

Mind Mapping in Business Analysis
01:13

This lecture covers tools you can use in Business Analysis

[UPDATED] Business Analysis Tools
00:46

This lecture walks you through the importance of tools in Business Analysis and why you will use the following tools often

A note about the BA Tools Section
01:28
+ Business Analysis Toolkit: Managing & Working on Agile/Scrum Projects
8 lectures 02:04:48

This lecture covers the why and the how Jira can help you in your role as a Business Analyst

Why & How Jira can help you in your role as Business Analyst
00:29

This lecture goes through an introduction to Jira, the #1 software development tool used by agile and scrum teams. Jira is an Atlassian product and the most popular and widely used Agile project management tool in the world.

Introduction to Jira from Atlassian; Agile project management tool
11:44

This lecture walks you through a bit of Jira history and Jira's story.

Jira's History
10:54

This lecture walks you through the basics and essentials of Jira and basically gives you an initial tour of the tool.

Initial Jira Tour
26:02

This lecture goes over Components in Jira. It covers what they are, how to use them and the key functionality of components in Jira.

Components in Jira
06:22

This lecture goes over a real world example of a Scrum Board in Jira. It walks you through a Jira board step by step and also deeps dive into Agile Boards, practical applications and real world examples.

Scrum Boards in Jira
43:36

Jira from Atlassian has a ton of out-of-the-box reports including the popular Burndown Chart. This lectures takes you through what you can expect of reports and reporting in Jira.

Reports in Jira and the Burndown Chart
09:57

This lecture goes into the Product Backlog in Jira

The Product Backlog in Jira also known as the Backlog or the Jira Backlog
15:44
+ Business Analysis Toolkit: Working with Others Remotely via Videoconferencing
8 lectures 01:15:16

This lecture covers the why and the how Zoom can help you in your role as a Business Analyst

Why & How Zoom can help you in your role as Business Analyst
00:32

This lecture goes over a basic overview of Zoom and what you can use Zoom for.

Introduction to Zoom
06:00

This lecture takes you through a quick tour of your account in Zoom. What it looks like and the different options available to you when managing your Zoom meetings

Quick Zoom Account Tour
07:09

This lecture will walk you thought the step by step process of getting started with Zoom

Getting Started with Zoom Part 1
10:21

This lecture will walk you thought the step by step process of getting started with Zoom

Getting Started with Zoom Part 2
09:44

This lecture walks you through the step by step process of scheduling meetings in Zoom

How to Schedule Meetings in Zoom
12:36

This lecture will walk you through how to host a Zoom Meeting.

How to Host a Zoom Meeting
05:43

This lecture is a real world example of a Zoom Meeting and covers key tips and tricks such as changing your Background in Zoom

How to Host & Attend a Zoom Meeting - a Real World Example of a Zoom Meeting
23:11
+ Business Analysis Toolkit: Digital Teamwork & Collaboration
12 lectures 02:08:31

This lecture covers the why and the how Teams can help you in your role as a Business Analyst

Why & How Teams can help you in your role as Business Analyst
00:39

A quick introduction to Microsoft Teams. This lecture walks you through the concepts we will cover in the course.

Introduction to Microsoft Teams
06:04

This lecture gives you a brief overview of Microsoft Teams and what it's all about & how you can use it at the workplace.

What is Teams?
06:16

This lecture covers Microsoft Teams resources that are available to you for free & the Microsoft Teams app

Free Microsoft Teams Resources & the Microsoft Teams App Part 1
04:25

This lecture covers Microsoft Teams resources that are available to you for free & the Microsoft Teams app

Free Microsoft Teams Resources & the Microsoft Teams App Part 2
03:14

This lecture goes through the Teams demo that Microsoft offers.

Teams Demo from Microsoft
15:57

This lecture walks you through a real world example and setup of Microsoft Teams and takes you through an initial Tour of Microsoft Teams as an application

Initial Tour of Microsoft Teams
11:36

This lecture covers the ins and outs of creating and managing teams in Microsoft Teams.

Create and Manage Teams in Microsoft Teams
20:21

This lecture covers the ins and outs of creating and managing channels in Microsoft Teams.

Create and Manage Channels in Microsoft Teams
12:23

This lecture covers chatting in Teams, how to text, call, share emojis, gifs and more.

Chatting in Microsoft Teams
07:47

This lecture cover everything else you should know about Microsoft Teams. So all the additional features, characteristics and functionality which wasn't covered in previous lectures of the course.

Everything else you should know about Teams
10:09

This lecture is a real world video conference call in Microsoft Teams where I interview Felipe Gomez about his experience with Agile.

[NEW] A Real World Video Conference Call in Microsoft Teams
29:40
+ Business Analysis Toolkit: Task Planning & Task Coordination
8 lectures 01:21:46

This lecture covers the why and the how Planner can help you in your role as a Business Analyst

Why & How Planner can help you in your role as Business Analyst
00:31

This lecture gives you a brief introduction on Microsoft Planner and walks you through some of the initial Planner concepts.

Introduction to Microsoft Planner
05:15

This lecture compares Microsoft Planner vs. other tools out there used for planning and managing projects.

Why use Microsoft Planner?
07:49

This lecture walks you through the official Microsoft Planner website.

The Official Planner Website
05:33

This lecture gives you an initial tool of Microsoft Planner. From how Planner looks, some of its unique terminology and more.

Initial Tour of Microsoft Planner
24:22

This lecture covers where to find support documentation and resources for Microsoft Planner.

How to Access and Use Support Documentation for Microsoft Planner
06:45

This lecture covers how you can help improve Microsoft Planner and stay up to date with the latest Planner updates.

Providing Feedback on Microsoft Planner
03:21

This lecture walks you through a real world example of Microsoft Planner and how it can be used as an Agile Kanban Board.

A Real World Example of Planner in Action
28:10
+ Business Analysis Toolkit: File Sharing & Productivity
8 lectures 01:33:21

This lecture covers the why and the how OneDrive can help you in your role as a Business Analyst

Why & How OneDrive can help you in your role as Business Analyst
00:36

This lecture introduces you to Microsoft OneDrive and what you can do with this powerful tool

Introduction to OneDrive
07:11

This lecture covers the different plans and pricing for OneDrive

Plans and Pricing
07:29

This lecture walks you through the ins and outs of OneDrive in an initial tour

Initial OneDrive Tour
12:34

This lecture shows you how to create, view and open files in OneDrive

How to create, view and open files in OneDrive
19:06

This lecture shows you how to upload, rename, download, copy and move files in OneDrive

Uploading, renaming, downloading, copying, moving & restoring files in OneDrive
13:46

This lecture walks you through everything you need to know about sharing files and folders with OneDrive

Sharing Files and Folders with OneDrive
25:29

This lecture walks you through OneDrive on your mobile device

Using OneDrive on your mobile device
07:10
+ BA FAQs
1 lecture 01:55

This lecture covers frequently asked questions about this course and Business Analysis.

[NEW] FAQs Article
01:55