Business Analysis-Introductory course on Business Analysis

Introductory course on Business Analysis

Business Analysis

Introductory course on Business Analysis

A brief summary

Have you ever been in a situation where you needed to demonstrate some sort of analytical thinking?  Have you ever had to solve some complex problem? If so, you were a secret practitioner of Business Analysis activities and didn’t even realize.

Business Analysis 101 is a true introductory course. We start with a history of this profession, where it is now and then take a peek into our crystal ball to see what Business Analysis will mean in the future.

Speaking of, did you know that, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, business analysis jobs are predicted to increase 19% by the year 2022. And that’s just the US. We see this trend worldwide.

So what skills does a Business Analyst need? We go through all the major competencies here.

Is there a way to describe what a Business Analyst does? Something uncomplicated? We think so, and we call it the BA Path. We then continue to look at the major parts of the path so that you have a good idea what this profession is all about. That’s Business Analysis 101. In-depth knowledge of what the profession is all about so that you are in the know.

Instructor:

Michael Boyle,Head, Procurro Solutions, Vice President of the IoT Austria Association

What you will learn

  • What a Business Analysis is and how you become one
  • What future a Business Analysis career can bring
  • What kind of skill-set is expected from a BA
  • Why a Business Analyst is a trusted  advisor within the organization
  • Who stakeholders are and how you manage them
  • Learn about RACI and the Balanced Scorecard
  • What are the tools and techniques a Business Analyst uses


Joint Certification Cost USD 49

Course Fee: Free

Certification By: Millionlights & Procurro

Introduction

This module defines what a Business Analysis is, the history of Business Analysis and how one becomes a BA.

Competencies

We have described who a Business Analysis is, but haven’t covered the capabilities required. You will find this here.

Processes

This section covers the various components tied to Business Analysis assignments. We look problem identification, needs assessments and solution design and then move on to various areas which are important to a BA.

Stakeholders and Strategy

The Business Analysis is a trusted advisor. This module looks at organizational strategy, stakeholders and the tools used specifically to manage them.

Tools and Techniques

Our last module allows us to dive into the typical tools and techniques used by a Business Analysis.

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