A business analyst doesn't just come up with a viable solution to address a business need. A business analyst is also responsible for studying the viability of the proposed solution within the organization, identifying what is required within the organization to make the solution work, and validating and evaluating the solution performance. This course provides an overview of solution assessment and validation as prescribed in A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide) – Version 2.0 by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®). Specifically, this course introduces the elements and techniques for assessing a proposed solution, allocating requirements, and assessing organizational readiness. This course also provides an overview of defining transition requirements, and covers the techniques for validating and evaluating solutions and their performance. This course provides a foundational knowledge base of business analysis information so learners can effectively put principles to work at their own organizations. This course will assist in preparing the learner for the IIBA®’s Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®) certification exam.

This online course forms part of the SkillsNet short course suite.

Learning objectives

  • Identify the features of solution assessment
  • Recognise the techniques for assessing a proposed solution
  • Identify the elements of allocating requirements
  • Recognise the techniques for allocating requirements
  • Identify the features of organisational readiness
  • Recognise the techniques to assess organisational readiness
  • Recognise how organisational modelling can be used to assess organisational readiness
  • Assess solutions and organisational readiness in a given scenario
  • Recognise the elements of defining transition requirements
  • Recognise the techniques that can be used to define transition requirements
  • Define transition requirements in a given scenario
  • Recognise the elements of validating solutions
  • Recognise the techniques for validating solutions
  • Recognise the elements of evaluating solution performance
  • Recognise the techniques for evaluating solution performance
  • Validate and evaluate solutions in a given scenario
  • Recommend how to assess and validate solutions


All levels of employees wishing to develop and refine their business analysis skills or intending to write IIBA®’s Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) certification exam.

180 Minutes

365 Days