Business Analysis: Become a Business Analyst
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Business Analysis: Become a Business Analyst

Learn the role of Business Analysis and the Business Analyst in the business change lifecycle
4.0 (53 ratings)
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801 students enrolled
Last updated 4/2016
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Know the fundamentals of Business Analysis
  • Know the responsibilities of a Business Analyst
  • Identify the stages of the Business Change Lifecycle
  • Understand the different elements of the Holistic Business System
Requirements
  • A desire to learn about one of the most in demand roles!
Description

Business Analysis is one of the most rapidly growing areas in the world. Due to their skills and ability to drastically improve an organisation there is a huge demand for Business Analysts in all industries and sectors.

Do you want to work in Business Analysis or become a Business Analyst or just learn about the fundamentals of Business Analysis? Then join me, a holder of both the International Institute of Business Analysis's Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) and the British Computer Society's International Diploma in Business Analysis, in this course to teach you about Business Analysis and the role of the Business Analyst.

This course on Business Analysis will show you the role and responsibilities of a Business Analyst along with details on the Business Change Lifecycle and the Holistic Business System.

The course will teach you the responsibilities of a Business Analyst such as:

  • Investigating the business situation, 
  • Identifying and evaluating options for improvement,
  • Defining requirements, and
  • Implementation and beyond.

This course is an introduction to the Business Analyst role and how it fits into the bigger picture of Business Analysis and the business change lifecycle.

Sign up now to start learning one of the fastest growing disciplines in the world and arm yourself with knowledge of the in demand role of a Business Analyst!

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who wishes to learn about Business Analysis
  • Anyone who wishes to learn about the role of a Business Analyst
Course content
Expand all 10 lectures 44:40
+ Introduction
1 lecture 01:34

An introduction explaining the topics to be covered during the course

Preview 01:34
+ The Business Change Lifecycle
1 lecture 08:58

This lecture will guide you through the business change lifecycle. After this you should be able to identify the different stages of the business change lifecycle and the activities that occur during each stage.

Preview 08:58

Test your knowledge of the Business Change Lifecycle

The Business Change Lifecycle
5 questions
+ The Holistic Business System
1 lecture 06:06

The holistic business system is an important concept for all business analysts and prompts you consider all aspects of a business function when conducting any investigations.

The Holistic Business System
06:06

Test your knowledge of the holistic business system

The Holistic Business System
5 questions
+ The Responsibilities of the Business Analyst
5 lectures 21:35

This lecture introduces the responsibilities of the role of the Business Analyst.

The Role of the Business Analyst
05:15

In this lecture a closer look is taken at the responsibility of investigating business situations.

Preview 02:58

In this lecture we cover how a business analyst is responsible for understanding and evaluating options for improvement and creating the business case.

Identifying and Evaluating Options for Improvement
02:37

In this lecture we go over the responsibility of defining requirements.

Defining Requirements
07:43

This lecture covers the responsibilities of a Business Analyst during implementation and beyond.

Implementation and Beyond
03:02

Test your knowledge of the responsibilities of a Business Analyst

The Responsibilities of a Business Analyst
7 questions
+ Summary
2 lectures 06:27

This lecture provides some brief information on other roles that a Business Analyst will encounter regularly.

Other Roles in the Business Change Lifecycle
04:02

A recap on what was covered in the course

Recap
02:25

Test your knowledge on what you've learnt throughout the course

End of Course Quiz
10 questions