Class Details

3-Day Course Includes:

  • Expert instruction and exam preparation
  • Exam voucher
  • Courseware books, notepads, pens, highlighters and other materials
  • Full breakfast with variety of bagels, fruits, yogurt, doughnuts and juice
  • Tea, coffee, and soda available throughout the day
  • Freshly baked cookies every afternoon - *only at participating locations

Course Outline

Module 1: The Business Analyst's Role

  • Essential Skills of Effective Business Analysts
  • The Business Analyst and the Project Manager
  • Dealing with Key Stakeholders
  • Reviewing the Business Analysis Core Concepts Model (BACCM)
  • Exploring the Business Analysis Knowledge Areas
  • Knowledge Area: Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring
  • Knowledge Area: Strategy Analysis II
  • Knowledge Area: Requirements Life Cycle Management II
  • Knowledge Area: Elicitation and Collaboration II
  • Knowledge Area: Requirements Analysis and Design Definition
  • Knowledge Area: Solution Evaluation
  • How are the Knowledge Areas Organized?
  • Exploring Requirements
  • Distinguishing Between Requirement and Design
  • Defining the Requirements Managements Process
  • Classifying Requirements
  • Understanding How This Applies to Your Projects
  • Perspectives on Business Analysis

Module 2: Controlled Start: Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring

  • Business Planning and Monitoring
  • The Business Analyst's Task List
  • When Does Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring Take Place?
  • Plan the Business Analysis Approach
  • Plan Stakeholder Engagement
  • Plan Business Analysis Governance
  • Plan Business Analysis Performance Improvements
  • How This Applies to Your Projects

Module 3: Controlled Start Strategy Analysis

  • Strategy Analysis
  • The Business Analyst's Task List
  • When Does Strategy Analysis Take Place?
  • Analyze Current State
  • Define Future State
  • Assess Risks
  • Define Change Strategy
  • How This Applies to Your Projects

Module 4: Overarching Tasks: Requirements Life Cycle Management

  • Requirements Life Cycle Management
  • The Business Analyst's Task List
  • When Does Requirements Life Cycle Management Take Place?
  • Trace Requirements
  • Maintain Requirements
  • Prioritize Requirements
  • Assess Requirements Changes
  • Approve Requirements
  • How This Applies to Your Projects

Module 5: Controlled Midde: Elicitation and Collaboration

  • Requirements Elicitation
  • The Business Analyst's Task List
  • When Does Elicitation Take Place?
  • Prepare for Elicitation
  • Conduct Elicitation
  • Confirm Elicitation Results
  • Communicate Business Analysis Information
  • Manage Stakeholder Collaboration
  • How This Applies to Your Projects

Module 6: Controlled Middle: Requirements Analysis and Design Definition

  • Requirements Analysis and Design Definition
  • The Business Analyst's Task List
  • When Does Requirements Analysis and Design Definition Take Place?
  • Specify and Model Requirements
  • Verify Requirements
  • Validate Requirements
  • Define Requirements Architecture
  • Define Design Options
  • Analyze Potential Value and Recommend Solution
  • How This Applies to Your Projects

Module 7: Controlled End: Solution Evaluation

  • Solution Evaluation
  • The Business Analyst's Task List
  • When Does Solution Evaluation Take Place?
  • Measure Solution Performance
  • Analyze Performance Measures
  • Assess Solution Limitations
  • Assess Enterprise Limitations
  • Recommend actions to Increase Solution Value
  • How This Applies to Your Projects

Module 8: Underlying Competencies

  • Essential Skills of Effective Business Analysts
  • When Are the Underlying Competencies Used?
  • Analytic Thinking and Problem-Solving Skis
  • Behavioral Characteristics
  • Business Knowledge
  • Tools and Technology
  • Communication Skills
  • Interaction Skills
  • How This Applies to Your Projects

Module 9: Five Perspectives on Business Analysis

  • The Agile Perspective
  • Change Scope
  • Business Analysis Scope
  • Approaches and Techniques
  • Underlying Competencies
  • Knowledge Area Impacts
  • The Business Intelligence Perspective
  • Change Scope
  • Business Analysis Scope
  • Approaches and Techniques
  • Underlying Competencies
  • Knowledge Area Impacts
  • The Information Technology Perspective
  • Change Scope
  • Business Analysis Scope
  • Approaches and Techniques
  • Underlying Competencies
  • Knowledge Area Impacts
  • The Business Architecture Perspective
  • Change Scope
  • Business Analysis Scope
  • Reference Models and Techniques
  • Underlying Competencies
  • Knowledge Area Impacts
  • The Business Process Management Perspective
  • Change Scope
  • Business Analysis Scope
  • Frameworks, Methodologies and Techniques
  • Underlying Competencies
  • Knowledge Area Impacts
  • Understanding How This Applies to Your Projects

 

 

 

 

Objectives

Business Analysis Knowledge

  • Business Analysis & BA Professional
  • Underlying Competencies
  • Business Analysis Key Concepts
  • Techniques

BABOK Guide Knowledge Areas

  • Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring
  • Elicitation and Collaboration
  • Requirements Life Cycle Management
  • Strategy Analysis
  • Requirements Analysis and Design Definition
  • Solution Evaluation

 

Class Exam

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CCBA Exam Details

  • Number of Questions: 130
  • Test Duration:  3 Hours
  • Test Format: Multiple choice--scenario based

 

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Date Location
06/05/17 - 06/07/17, 3 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Columbia, MD More Info
12/04/17 - 12/06/17, 3 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Columbia, MD More Info