Session 1: Setting the Scene
Course objectives. IIBA certification.
Session 2: Introduction to Business Analysis – Core Concepts
What is Business Analysis? Core competencies of a successful Business Analyst. Working with the BABOK® Guide.
Session 3: Planning Business Analysis activities
Planning and the BABOK® Guide. Writing a problem / opportunity statement. Scope modelling.
Session 4: Eliciting and Communication Information
Elicitation and the BABOK® Guide. Conducting elicitation using collaborative games. Confirming elicitation results and communicating information.
Session 5: Stakeholder collaboration
Identifying and analysing stakeholders. Categorising stakeholders. Engaging stakeholders through collaboration.
Session 6: Strategy analysis
Strategy analysis and the BABOK® Guide. Analysing the current state. Defining the future state.
Session 7: Defining requirements
Requirements and the BABOK® Guide. Writing effective requirements (taking into account attributes, constraints, business rules and assumptions).
Session 8: Requirements Lifecycle Management
Requirements lifecycle management and the BABOK® Guide. Overview of tracing and maintaining requirements. Prioritising requirements. Assessing and approving requirements changes.
Session 9: Modelling requirements
The Requirements Analysis and Design Definition knowledge area. Specifying and modelling requirements. Understanding the difference between: requirements and designs, and matrices and diagrams. Using models to drive requirements.
Session 10: Evaluating Requirements, Designs and the Solution
Evaluating requirements through verification and validation. Recommending a solution using acceptance and evaluation criteria. Evaluating the implemented solution.
This course follows a practical path with participants working on a case study to fully define, scope, model, validate and verify a solution based on elicited, prioritised requirements from identified stakeholders.