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IIBA Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK) Comprehensive Study


This course provides a deep-dive into the knowledge areas, tasks, and techniques of the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK®) version 3, and draw parallels to your own projects.


3 Days, $2650


Lesson 1 : Creating a Solid Base for Business Analysis

Distinguishing between typical BA projects
•Business intelligence
•Information technology
•Business architecture
•Business process
•Determining the role and focus of BA based on project type
Identifying underlying competencies
•Recognizing behavioral and thinking paradigms
•Highlighting communication and interaction skills
Describing key concepts
•Establishing the vocabulary

Lesson 2 : Strategy Analysis

Researching the business organization in context to new change
•Performing situational state analysis: current vs. future
•Listing the business drivers and the problem/opportunity
Understanding analytical methodologies and approaches
•Defining and analyzing potential adverse events
•Carrying out an enterprise readiness assessment
•Functional decomposition

Lesson 3 : Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring

Choosing a BA approach and establishing governance
•Predictive vs. adaptive
•Level of formality
•Documenting and communicating requirements changes
Understanding the community of stakeholders
•Conducting a stakeholder analysis
•Communicating: details, frequency, modality
•Rules analysis
•Organizational modeling

Lesson 4 : Elicitation and Collaboration

Preparing and conducting elicitation sessions
•Developing an elicitation activity plan
Capturing accurate and consistent information
•Comparing elicitation results to sources
•Ensuring a shared understanding of information
•Stakeholder maps

Lesson 5 : Requirements Analysis and Design Definition

Specifying and modeling requirements and designs
•Creating matrices and diagrams
•Collecting and representing attributes
•Implementing appropriate levels of abstraction
•Process modeling
•Sequence diagrams
•State modeling
Structuring and organizing requirements and designs
•Illustrating flows of inputs, information, and outputs
•Checking for correctness and completeness
•Evaluating against solution scope
•Verifying and validating specified and modeled requirements
•Use cases
•Data flow diagrams
•Non-functional analysis

Lesson 6 : Requirements Life Cycle Management

Defining types and deriving relationships
•Finding relationships between requirements
•Choosing prioritization criteria and requirements states
Approving requirements and designs
•Managing conflicts and issues
•Gaining consensus and communicating approval
•Item tracking
•Acceptance and evaluation criteria

Lesson 7 : Solution Evaluation

Determining if what was specified solves the business problem
•Recording and applying solution performance measurements
•Identifying and analyzing limitations in the solution and the enterprise
Recommending alternatives and actions to increase value
•Listing and understanding external and internal factors
•Considering solution replacement or retirement
•Decision analysis
•Organizational modeling
•Risk analysis

Lesson 8 : Taking Your Next Step

Preparing to take a certification exam
Evaluating where you are
Considering Additional Courses


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Nov 04 - Nov 06 6:00AM-1:30PM Pacific Time

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