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Essentials of Business Analysis: Enhance Organisational Performance

COURSE OVERVIEW

Business Analysts provide an essential function by assessing and analyzing the business environment, defining the scope of business problems, capturing project requirements, designing high-value solution approaches, and ensuring that the defined project scope meets stakeholder needs, objectives and expectations.

The Essentials of Business Analysis training course is designed to provide participants with an in-depth understanding of the benefits, functions and impact a business analyst has within an organization, understand the business analysis process as it is applied throughout a project as well as the pre-project activities that comprise strategy analysis. This indispensable training course solidifies the foundations of business analysis and equips business analysts with the critical thinking, analytical skills, and necessary people skills to thrive in their roles and add measurable value to every project.

IMPORTANT FEATURES

The important features of the Essentials of Business Analysis training course are:

  • Obtain a solid working vocabulary to enable effective communication about business analysis activities and deliverables across the project team.
  • Obtain the key communication skills, interaction techniques, problem-solving skills and business knowledge to effectively understand, document, and present the requirements that define a project’s scope.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon attendance to the Essentials of Business Analysis training course, participants will be able to:

  • Define the Business Analyst profession and its characteristics
  • Identify requirements from the business perspective and depict project scope
  • Bridge the communication gap between various stakeholders
  • Clearly document and communicate the scope of projects
  • Target analysis and understand consequences of solutions
  • Discover root causes, not just symptoms
  • Capture & verify business requirements by modeling current and desired future processes
  • Negotiate with business stakeholders and developers
  • Organise and categorize project requirements.

TARGET AUDIENCE

The Essentials of Business Analysis training course is designed for, but not limited to, individuals new to the business analyst role or those who supervise and/or work with business analysts including:

  • Business Analysts
  • Business Process Owners
  • Business Systems Analysts
  • Project Leaders and Team Members
  • Quality Assurance Professionals

The Essentials of Business Analysis training course is also beneficial to anyone wanting to enhance his/her business analysis skills.

TRAINING METHODOLOGY

Essentials of Business Analysis training course will be presented through lively lectures combined with insightful demonstrations and practice exercises, to provide the participants with the competence and confidence to improve project outcomes through better project scope and business requirements definition.

Pre & Post course assessments will be used to measure the effectiveness of this training.

 

Hourly Schedule

Day 1

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Business Analysis Activities
Description: While people have been performing the Business Analyst role in organizations for several decades differing definitions of the role abound. We explore these definitions and gain an understanding of where the industry appears to be heading and some emerging common standards for the profession.

Day 2

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Communication and Influencing in the Business Analysis Context
Description: Many tasks that are integral for successful business analysis involve significant communication. Participants will hone their ability to connect with project stakeholders at all levels using effective verbal and nonverbal techniques. We will also identify and practice overcoming sources of misunderstanding, which is vital for requirements validation.

Day 3

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving
Description: Projects often arise to solve specific business problems. Understanding the underlying problem, though sometimes overlooked, is key to being able to develop the correct requirements so that the best solution can be developed. During this section, you will explore and practice problem analysis and its application.

Day 4

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Strategy Analysis and Requirements Collaboration
Description: One of the most overlooked functions of a Business Analysts is the strategy analysis, which can also yield some of the most valuable findings of a project. After the requirements are analyzed and refined, they have to be strategically validated with business customers, users and management. Communicating these requirements involves much more than information exchange; at its best, it is a process of negotiation, validation, and consensus building. We will examine the inherent communication challenges and help you confidently choose the best ways to achieve your communication goals and gain the stakeholder buy-in required for successful requirements management throughout the project lifecycle. Strategy analysis is a key best practice in business analysis, and they can be surprisingly straightforward. During this portion of the workshop, we will explore some practical techniques that produce keen, relevant, and useful insights for the business organization.

Day 5

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Project Initiation and Evaluation Analysis
Description: The most effective business analysis goes beyond defining project scope and specifying requirements - it includes an evaluation of whether the specified solution meets the stakeholders needs. In this final module, you will have a chance to explore the key tasks for solution evaluation, have an opportunity to practice some ways to validate solution effectiveness and discuss the concept of acceptance criteria and some of the validation activities that BAs can perform on projects.

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Course Categories
  • Course ID: MTC0014

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Price

$1,500.00

Date

Jun 06 - 10 2024

Time

5 Days
All Day

Courses Types

On Place

City

Saudi Arabia - SA
Saudi Arabia - SA

City 2

Dubai - UAE
Dubai - UAE
Tags: Beginner
Mosook Training Co.

Instructor

Mosook Training Co.
Phone
+966 55 659 3176
Email
MTC@MOSOOK.COM
Website
http://www.mosooktraiining.com

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