Business Analysis Fundamentals

Set yourself up for success, learn the key business analysis concepts to thrive in your Business Analyst career
Category : Software Development
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What you'll learn

  • Business Analysis basics – learn what a Business Analyst is, what they do, and how they do it
  • A breakdown of six project methodologies including traditional Waterfall and Agile frameworks
  • Learn how to properly initiate a project by creating a business case that aligns with the business objectives
  • Understand the basics of project requirements and six of the popular techniques used to elicit those details from your stakeholders
  • Gain an overview of various modeling diagrams to help you recognize and understand project documentation
  • Conduct requirement specification - including categorizing, deriving (breaking apart), prioritizing, and validating
  • Have the confidence to successfully facilitate requirements approval meetings

Requirements

This course covers all of the fundamentals - no prior knowledge is required

Description

THE ULTIMATE FOUNDATIONAL COURSE – LEARN THE CORE BUSINESS ANALYSIS KNOWLEDGE YOU CAN BUILD UPON AND START YOUR BUSINESS ANALYST CAREER THE RIGHT WAY.

Set yourself up for success and learn the key concepts you’ll need to thrive in your Business Analyst career!

With over 10 years working as, hiring, and managing Business Analysts, I’ve gained a lot of valuable experience and knowledge. And today, I want to share that information with you. I’ll help you take the first step in a long and productive career in business analysis.

In this course, I have condensed everything I’ve learned in all my years working in the industry into a comprehensive guide to the basic elements that make up the most important tool in any Business Analyst’s career – your foundational knowledge.

Building a successful future without a strong foundation is an impossible task…

But when you have one in place, it’ll give your career the strongest possible start, and put you in a position to take the fullest advantage of the opportunities and experiences that come your way and achieve the success you’re dreaming of!

So, whether you’re an aspiring Business Analyst or one that’s new to the role – let this course be the first step of a lucrative and satisfying career.

Course enrollment grants you lifetime access, with no expiration, to all the course lectures, activities, handouts, and quizzes. In addition, you’ll also receive 1-on-1 support for any questions or uncertainties that come up. And this all comes with a money-back guarantee. You have nothing to lose and so much to gain.

What exactly is included in this course?

- Business Analysis basics – learn what a Business Analyst is, what they do, and how they do it

- A breakdown of six project methodologies including traditional Waterfall and Agile frameworks

- Learn how to properly initiate a project by learning how to create a business case that aligns with a business’ objectives

- Understand the basics of project requirements and six of the popular techniques used to elicit those details from your stakeholders

- Gain an overview of various modeling diagrams to help you recognize and understand project documentation

- Conduct requirement specification - including categorizing, deriving (breaking apart), prioritizing, and validating

In addition to all the tools you’ll need to start planning the project, you’ll also get a foot into the field by way of an industry expert

I’m not just the instructor who wrote this course, I will also act as both a resource and a mentor to guide you to a long and rewarding career in Business Analysis!

 

Still Unsure?

I understand – you’re a Business Analyst at heart and you like to have all the information at hand before making a decision… so here’s a list of extra bonuses that are included, as part of your enrollment to the course:

- Access to a searchable Business Analyst Glossary – Never again will you feel lost in a sea of complex terms and acronyms. This searchable glossary is an essential tool that makes it easy to recall and understand all the “Business Analysis Speak” you come across (on and off the job!)

- A Business Requirements Document (BRD) Example Template – so you can utilize your newly learned requirement documentation skills. Documenting requirements into a template like a BRD will play an integral part of your day-to-day as a Business Analyst.

- A Business Case Template – Organize your thoughts and sell the value of your project by using our intuitive and easy to follow template

 

And if you’re still not sure – here’s my promise to you:

This course comes with a money-back guarantee! That means, if you aren’t completely satisfied with your purchase, I’ll give you a refund – no questions asked!

By the end of the course, you’ll have the knowledge and the means to apply that knowledge, to not only become a Business Analyst – but to excel at it.

So, if you have any interest at all in making your career as a Business Analyst a successful one, enroll today, and get started learning the fundamentals of the job today!

 

Who this course is for:
  • Aspiring Business Analysts - including recent college graduates and those looking to make a career change.
  • New Business Analysts wanting to improve their craft
  • Other positions that are performing business analysis duties such as administrators, managers, and project leads.

 

Course content

LecturesHH:MM
IntroductionPreview00:02
Introduction to business analysis the BA role and the value BAs ProvidePreview00:10
Task of a business Analyst00:20
Real world example to tasks a business analyst performs00:22
Roles of a business analyst00:10
Validate understanding of the basics00:10
Activity identify your top 2 roles00:10
Business analyst glossary of termsPreview00:10
software development lifecycle overview00:22
WaterfallPreview00:05
Incremental00:04
Spiral00:02
Scrum[Agile]00:05
Rapid Application Development(RAD)00:05
Prototyping00:06
Activity SoftwareDevelopment life cycles brainstormPreview00:10
Activity Begain to think logicallyPreview00:10
Activity Begain to think logically-solution and explanation00:22
Creating a business casePreview00:12
What is a stakeholder and how to identify them00:03
Assigning responsibilities to stakeholders using a RACI matrixPreview00:10
Activity: Create a business case00:05
Understanding the business objective00:10
Overview of requirementsPreview00:05
SMART Requirements00:05
SMART Requirements Clarification00:10
Tips for producing valid requirements00:10
Phases of the requirements process00:10
Basiness Rules00:05
Requirement eliciatation BasicsPreview00:05
Introduction to Requirement elicitation00:05
Eliciatation Technique Brainstorming00:10
Eliciatation Technique requirement workshops00:08
Eliciatation Tecnique Interviewing00:07
Eliciatation Tecnique surveys00:08
Elicitation Technique documentation review00:04
Elicitation Technique Analyzing interfaces00:10
Visual Modeling Concepts00:22
Introduction to Requirement Analysis00:10
Business Models00:10
Technical Models00:00
BPMN vs UML00:07
Engaging Your Technical TeamPreview00:04
Visual Modeling Next Steps00:05
Introduction to requirement specification00:10
Categorizing RequirementsPreview00:05
Deriving Requirements00:05
Assigning Requirement Attributes00:05
Prioritizing Requirements00:05
Validating Requirements00:10
Business requiremnts documents(BRD)00:04
Introduction to requirements approval00:05
Gaining the business approval00:05
Gaining the technical approval00:19
Gaining sponsor or committee approval00:02
Conducting a project ReviewPreview00:05
Varifying the completion of a project00:06

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This course includes
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion