- The candidate needs to have good knowledge of basic business development and analysis functions. Our trainer will take the initiative to let you know the basics.
The Foundation course in Business Analysis will help participants to:
- Understand the roles and responsibilities of Business Analyst in relation to the other roles typically found in the wider project and technical teams
- Understand a generic Business Change Lifecycle and their role from initial business case, design, implementation and ultimately the realisation of benefits
- Attain new skills to successfully develop, manage, and communicate business requirements and be a productive and contributing member of a project team
The role of Business Analysis
Enterprise level analysis – Strategic vision & goals
Understanding the business need
Traceability of Requirements
Overview of Requirements Management
Writing good requirements
Data & Process modelling
UML (Use Case, Activity diagrams)
Business analysts are in demand because organisations are under increasing pressure to deliver more with less. There is a shortage of skilled business analysts making their positions well-paid. Many people find the business analysis role challenging because a business analyst is expected to analyse business problems and make suggestions for solutions.
Business analysis tools, methods, and techniques help business analysts provide solutions to business needs. In turn, these solutions help to lower business risks and improve business value. Business analysis is a critical component for the success of projects because business analysts help to determine the project outputs
Business analysts assist their clients by developing business cases and solutions to business problems. They analyze business operations, elicit requirements, simplify, manage, and prioritize those requirements. Business analysts need to be good communicators so that they can clarify business solutions to stakeholders and decision-makers.
Business analysts must have a deep understanding of the objectives of the business. They must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and good analytical skills. They are also required to facilitate stakeholder meetings. Thus, they must be good listeners. These skills allow them to relay vital information about the proposed solutions.
Business analysts communicate with stakeholders about problems affecting the business. They then gather all relevant information, analyze business needs and problems, and document users’ requirements. They would then suggest solutions to these business problems and issues. They may also design technical solutions to address them.