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Learn the Business Analyst's Role in Business Change

Know the role and responsibilities of a Business Analyst in the business change lifecycl
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This course covers the role and responsibilities of a Business Analyst along with details on the Business Change Lifecycle and the Holistic Business System.

This course aligns with part of the syllabus for the Business Analysis Practice examination by the British Computer Society (BCS) and can be used as a revision guide for those who are taking that examination. However this only covers the part of the syllabus for that course.

The course is also useful for those not taking the exam who wish to learn more about the Business Analyst role.

The course covers the responsibilities of investigating the business situation, identifying and evaluating options for improvement, defining requirements, and implementation and beyond.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is aimed at students who wish to learn about the role of the Business Analyst and how they operate within the Business Change Lifecycle
  • This course is aimed at students studying to take the British Computer Society (BCS) examination in Business Analysis Practice as the contents of this course align to part of the syllabus for that examination
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What Will I Learn?
Understand the responsibilities of a Business Analyst
Identify the stages of the Business Change Lifecycle
Understand the different elements of the Holistic Business System
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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

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

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

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

Defining Requirements

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

Implementation and Beyond

Test your knowledge of the responsibilities of a Business Analyst

The Responsibilities of a Business Analyst
7 questions
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

A recap on what was covered in the course


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

End of Course Quiz
10 questions
About the Instructor
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Business Analyst and Transformational Change Consultancy

Transforming Ninja is a business change consultancy with experience in numerous different sectors on projects of all sizes, playing many different roles in the business change world.

We love investigating new techniques and methodologies,  and implementing these into our work whilst sharing the knowledge with our clients.

We like to arm people with the knowledge and techniques they need to accomplish their goals.

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