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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  • Lectures 10
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 4/2016 English

Course Description

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.

What are the requirements?

  • Nothing!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand the responsibilities of a Business Analyst
  • Identify the stages of the Business Change Lifecycle
  • Understand the different elements of the Holistic Business System

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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Section 1: Introduction

An introduction explaining the topics to be covered during the course

Section 2: The Business Change Lifecycle

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.

5 questions

Test your knowledge of the Business Change Lifecycle

Section 3: The Holistic Business System

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.

5 questions

Test your knowledge of the holistic business system

Section 4: The Responsibilities of the Business Analyst

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


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


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


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


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

7 questions

Test your knowledge of the responsibilities of a Business Analyst

Section 5: Summary

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


A recap on what was covered in the course

10 questions

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

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Instructor Biography

Transforming Ninja, 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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