Business Analysis for Non Business Analysts

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Every business needs analysis to delve deep into data and figure out pain points, opportunities, process improvements and more. As an entrepreneur, you should have the requisite skill sets to analyze, understand and derive solutions to scale down costs, improve processes, fixing issues and take the business forward.

For those of you sans a background in Business Analysis, the whole process of analyzing data from the basics and arriving at conclusions can be a cumbersome process, to say the least. What is more, you might not have the time to take a complete Business Analysis course or certificate like the ones offered by International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA). Hence, courses like this which trains people like you, from a non-business analyst to a Business Analyst. The course trains you to understand the various techniques used in Business Analysis, exposure to standard practices as offered in Business Analysis Body of Knowledge and its guide.

Course Outline
The purpose of this course is to expose aspirants to the various aspects of business analysis that could be alien to a non-business analyst. How a Business Analyst views a project, what are the tasks that are performed from scratch until the end, how each stage of the project progresses, how the systems, processes, and programs are designed to revolve around the business are all taught as part of this course. Aspirants will also be taught how to write use cases and how software can be developed through developer participation using the Use Case approach.

The Business Analysis for non-business analyst’s course is best suited for people like the project, entrepreneurs, entrepreneurs, senior-level executives, team Leads, IT professionals.

Course Duration
1 Day
Course Schedule
The course agenda is divided into moderately sized sessions which will pick up momentum at a gradual pace. Aspirants will be taught the various aspects of Business Analysis in a progressive manner than all at one shot method.

The course content includes Introduction to Business Analysis, Define Business Analysis and what it means in today’s environment, Recognize the System Development Life Cycle and various approaches, Enterprise Analysis, Define Enterprise Analysis and state its purpose, Identify the types and sources of information useful in this level of analysis, Defining the Scope, Define the current issues and future benefits of the new system, Identify the functional areas and stakeholders impacted by the issues, Define the preliminary project scope and objectives, Procedure Analysis, Define key terms important to procedure analysis, Analyze a written procedure and associated forms and reports, Discuss key components and the importance of process modelling, Create an activity diagram, also known as a “swim lane” diagram, Decompose activities into further details using a process script, Stakeholder Interviews, Recognize the importance of stakeholder involvement, Understand the best techniques for preparing and holding an interview, Discuss various questioning and listening techniques; Learn how to recognize and capture stakeholder requirements, Experience interviewing key stakeholders, Requirements, Assumptions, Constraints, Define effective requirement practices and SMART requirements attributes, Identify stakeholder requirements, Recognize assumptions and constraints, Defining a Solution, Manage the project scope boundaries and change while defining a solution, and Redesign process, systems, and organization change.

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