Organizations often implement process changes and new system implementations without fully thinking them through or planning them carefully. This leads to loss of time, money, and other precious resources. A business analyst's aim is to ensure that the needs of the organization and its stakeholders are well understood and to design solutions that will meet those needs while creating value. This course provides an overview of business analysis and foundational terms and concepts used by business analysts who work in the field. It describes the six knowledge areas of business analysis as described in A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide) v3. This course will assist learners in preparing for the IIBA®'s Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®) certification exam. IIBA®, the IIBA® logo, BABOK®, and Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® are registered trademarks owned by International Institute of Business Analysis.

Learning objectives

  • Define business analysis
  • Recognise the fundamental responsibilities of the business analyst
  • Match the requirement type to their examples
  • Match the knowledge areas of business analysis with examples of their associated activities
  • Identify business analysis tasks
  • Identify business analysis techniques
  • Match the business analysis competency requirement to the example
  • Recognise the behavioural characteristics required for effective business analysis
  • Recognise the business knowledge required for effective business analysis
  • Recognise the software knowledge skills required for effective business analysis
  • Recognise the communication skills required for effective business analysis
  • Recognise the interaction skills required for effective business analysis
  • Apply the skills and competencies required for effective business analysis in a given scenario

Audience

Employees at any level who wish to develop and refine their business analysis skills or who are preparing to take the Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®) certification exam

65 Minutes

365 Days

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