Business Analyst

A Business Analyst (BA) is someone who analyzes the existing or ideal organization and design of systems, including businesses, departments, and organizations. BA also assess business models and their integration with technology.

Our Course is designed using BABOK (Business Analyst Book of Knowledge), and we can also help you assist getting CBAP or CCBA Certification by International Institute of Business Analysts. Below is the list of items we cover in our BA course.

Overview of Business Analysis

•           What do you know about business analysis?

•           Who can be business analysts?

•           Roles & Responsibilities of a Business Analyst

•           Why you should be a business analyst?

•           Software Hall of shame

•           Prospects for a business analyst

•           What can be achieved?

•           Limitations of a business analyst

•           Constant Learning

•           Review the topics that will be covered

 

Overview of a company/corporate

•           What is a company

•           Different departments

•           Different roles / job types in these depts.

•           Tasks of these depts.

•           IT Dept & its relation with other depts.

•           Positioning of BA

 

Overview of a project

•           History & Definition of Project

•           Types of Projects

•           Dependencies of projects on other projects

 

Basic Project management principles review

•           Roles & responsibilities of PM

•           Triple Constraint

•           PMP Certification

 

What is Business Analysis

•           Define Business & Analysis

•           Role of a BA

•           Tasks BA may also do

•           Tasks BA may not do

 

General Phases of IT Project

•           Requirements

•           Design

•           Development

•           Testing

 

Types of Requirements

•           High Level Requirements

•           Low Level Requirements

•           Functional Requirements

•           Non-Functional Requirements / Supplementary Requirements

•           GUI Requirements

•           Data Requirements

 

Assignment/Case Study

•           Students will be provided with an Assignment / Case Study

 

SDLC Methodologies

•           Waterfall Methodology

•           Spiral Methodology

•           Agile Methodology

•           Extreme Programming

•           SCRUM

•           RUP

 

Documentation

•           BRD, FSD, FRD, SRS, Use Cases, Vision, BSAR, Process Flows, TRD, TSR, & Impact Assessment

 

Tools

•           Rational RequisitPro

•           MS-Visio

 

Use Cases & Unified Modeling Language

•           Structure Diagrams

•           Class, Component, Composite Structure, Deployment, Object & Package Diagrams

•           Behavior Diagrams

•           Activity, State Machine, & Use Case Diagrams

•           Interaction Diagrams

•           Communication, Interaction Overview, Sequence, & Timing Diagram

 

Facilitative Leadership

•           Meeting Facilitation

•           JAD, RAD, Review Meetings

•           Communication

•           Other skills

•           Preparing Status Reports & Meeting Minutes

•           Making a conference call, Using Outlook, Net Meeting

 

BA Related Concepts

•           Requirements Traceability Matrix

•           Change Request Management

•           Configuration Management

•           Gap Analysis

•           Process Re-engineering / Process Re-modeling

•           Cost benefit analysis

•           Version Controlling

 

BA Supporting Concepts

•           Statement of Work

•           Request for Proposal

•           Service Level Agreement

•           Client Server Architecture

•           Service Oriented Architecture

•           Cloud Computing

•           ISO / SEI-CMM Standards

•           SOX Compliance

•           Governance Risk Management and Compliance (GRC)