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Introduction

Today’s organization deals with ever increasing levels of complexity and the ever increasing speed of change. In order to achieve maximum effectiveness managers must continually sharpen their skills.

In this GLOMACS training seminar, you will study how to:

  • Understand and apply best practices of the business analysis discipline
  • Appreciate the role of business analysis within the organisation
  • Conduct a business-needs analysis to elicit stakeholder requirements
  • Utilise methods, tools and techniques to identify issues and opportunities
  • Prepare, manage and implement solution assessment and validation

Objectives

  • Understand how a business analyst acts as an agent of business improvement
  • Learn how to use a systematic approach based on “A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide)” Version 3.0
  • Understand and apply a systematic framework for conducting business analysis activities through the phases of the business analysis life cycle
  • Develop an appreciation for the essential responsibilities of a Business Analyst
  • Provide best practices and theory with practical tools and techniques that can be applied immediately in your own organization
  • Learn how to develop effective requirements and communication plans

Training Methodology

Participants will learn by active application of methods, tools and techniques presented throughout the seminar. The sessions contain focused input from the seminar leader, combined with practical sessions enabling delegates to apply the methods and tools to exercises and case studies drawn from a range of industries, including Oil & Gas. The seminar caters for different learning style preferences through group work; individual work, participant discussion, facilitator interaction and self reflection.

Organisational Impact

  • Facilitate continuous improvement in the organisation
  • Accurately define the work of the organisation through the use of business process models
  • Contribute to the achievement of breakthrough organisational performance 
  • Ability to recognise an effective business analysis intervention
  • Understand how to identify changes that can Increase effectiveness and efficiency

Personal Impact

  • Improved active listening and questioning skills to enhance communication effectiveness
  • Increased problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • An increased appreciation for your role in helping the organisation achieve improved performance
  • Up-to-date techniques and methods to help implement systematic business improvement
  • Enhanced management and teambuilding skills

Who Should Attend?

This GLOMACS training seminar is useful for anyone who needs to understand or apply knowledge and skills from the business analysis discipline.

  • Project managers who want to better understand the role of business analysis and business analysts within a project
  • Business analysts who want to develop their ability to contribute within a project
  • Project personnel and stakeholders seeking to advance their careers who desire to strengthen their professional abilities including:
    • Functional managers
    • Developers and testers
    • Systems analysts

Seminar Outline

DAY 1

Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring

  • Introduction to Business Analysis including Key Terms
  • The Business Analysis Core Concept Model™
  • Sources of Business Analysis Information
  • Identify, analyse and communicate with relevant stakeholders
  • Determining activities, deliverables, resources and measures
  • Define how to approve requirements and manage scope changes

DAY 2

Requirements Elicitation, Management & Communication

  • Plan Business Analysis Approach
  • How to prepare for, and conduct, elicitation
  • Confirming the results of elicitation
  • Communicating Business Analysis Information
  • Managing stakeholder collaboration
  • How to trace and maintain requirements
  • Prioritising, assessing and approving requirements

DAY 3

Requirements Analysis

  • Specifying and modelling requirements
  • Defining assumptions and constraints
  • Verifying and validating requirements
  • How to define requirements architecture
  • Defining design options
  • Solution assessment and validation

DAY 4

Developing Business Analysis Capabilities

  • Analytical thinking and problem solving
  • Behavioural characteristics
  • Communication, interaction and conflict resolution skills
  • Risk, responsibility, and skills analyses
  • Using Data Flow Diagrams
  • Case study

DAY 5

Business Analysis Tools and Techniques

  • Project scope, schedule and metrics
  • Functional decomposition techniques
  • Decision modelling
  • Benchmarking and Market Analysis
  • Personal planning
  • Commitment to action

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Essentials of Business Analysis
- Foundation & Practice


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This seminar is endorsed by IIBA (International Institute of Business Analysis) which qualifies for Professional Development hours (PD Hours) for the certification application and Continuing Development Units (CDU) for recertification.

Introduction

Today’s organization deals with ever increasing levels of complexity and the ever increasing speed of change. In order to achieve maximum effectiveness managers must continually sharpen their skills.

In this GLOMACS training seminar, you will study how to:

  • Understand and apply best practices of the business analysis discipline
  • Appreciate the role of business analysis within the organisation
  • Conduct a business-needs analysis to elicit stakeholder requirements
  • Utilise methods, tools and techniques to identify issues and opportunities
  • Prepare, manage and implement solution assessment and validation

Objectives

  • Understand how a business analyst acts as an agent of business improvement
  • Learn how to use a systematic approach based on “A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide)” Version 3.0
  • Understand and apply a systematic framework for conducting business analysis activities through the phases of the business analysis life cycle
  • Develop an appreciation for the essential responsibilities of a Business Analyst
  • Provide best practices and theory with practical tools and techniques that can be applied immediately in your own organization
  • Learn how to develop effective requirements and communication plans

Training Methodology

Participants will learn by active application of methods, tools and techniques presented throughout the seminar. The sessions contain focused input from the seminar leader, combined with practical sessions enabling delegates to apply the methods and tools to exercises and case studies drawn from a range of industries, including Oil & Gas. The seminar caters for different learning style preferences through group work; individual work, participant discussion, facilitator interaction and self reflection.

Organisational Impact

  • Facilitate continuous improvement in the organisation
  • Accurately define the work of the organisation through the use of business process models
  • Contribute to the achievement of breakthrough organisational performance 
  • Ability to recognise an effective business analysis intervention
  • Understand how to identify changes that can Increase effectiveness and efficiency

Personal Impact

  • Improved active listening and questioning skills to enhance communication effectiveness
  • Increased problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • An increased appreciation for your role in helping the organisation achieve improved performance
  • Up-to-date techniques and methods to help implement systematic business improvement
  • Enhanced management and teambuilding skills

Who Should Attend?

This GLOMACS training seminar is useful for anyone who needs to understand or apply knowledge and skills from the business analysis discipline.

  • Project managers who want to better understand the role of business analysis and business analysts within a project
  • Business analysts who want to develop their ability to contribute within a project
  • Project personnel and stakeholders seeking to advance their careers who desire to strengthen their professional abilities including:
    • Functional managers
    • Developers and testers
    • Systems analysts

SEMINAR OUTLINE

DAY 1

Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring

  • Introduction to Business Analysis including Key Terms
  • The Business Analysis Core Concept Model™
  • Sources of Business Analysis Information
  • Identify, analyse and communicate with relevant stakeholders
  • Determining activities, deliverables, resources and measures
  • Define how to approve requirements and manage scope changes

DAY 2

Requirements Elicitation, Management & Communication

  • Plan Business Analysis Approach
  • How to prepare for, and conduct, elicitation
  • Confirming the results of elicitation
  • Communicating Business Analysis Information
  • Managing stakeholder collaboration
  • How to trace and maintain requirements
  • Prioritising, assessing and approving requirements

DAY 3

Requirements Analysis

  • Specifying and modelling requirements
  • Defining assumptions and constraints
  • Verifying and validating requirements
  • How to define requirements architecture
  • Defining design options
  • Solution assessment and validation

DAY 4

Developing Business Analysis Capabilities

  • Analytical thinking and problem solving
  • Behavioural characteristics
  • Communication, interaction and conflict resolution skills
  • Risk, responsibility, and skills analyses
  • Using Data Flow Diagrams
  • Case study

DAY 5

Business Analysis Tools and Techniques

  • Project scope, schedule and metrics
  • Functional decomposition techniques
  • Decision modelling
  • Benchmarking and Market Analysis
  • Personal planning
  • Commitment to action

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GLOMACS is an Endorsed Education Provider (EEP # E200) with IIBA. GLOMACS Business Analysis related seminars have been evaluated and further determined meeting the requirements set by IIBA. Applicable Professional Development hours (PD Hours) for certification application or Continuing Development Units (CDUs) for recertification will be granted to a participant of any IIBA endorsed seminars.

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GLOMACS is registered with NASBA as a sponsor of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. NASBA have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.

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