Chicago area career training

Business Analysis Fundamentals

Summary

Instructor-led
1795
On-site
Call
Duration
24 Hours
* Pricing and Logistics are subject to change without notice.
 

As technology becomes more advanced and more organizations adopt Agile practices, there is a high demand for Business Analysts who are masters of communication, research, strategy, and requirements analysis. Individuals with these skills earn salaries ranging from $60K-$90K. Business Analysis Fundamentals is often taken in conjunction with PMP® certification because many organizations expect individuals to perform both roles. However, the knowledge gained from this workshop can be applied to any discipline or industry.

Who benefits from Business Analysis Fundamentals training?

  • Any Project Managers also looking to perform Business Analysis duties
  • Anyone with a management or leadership position looking to make their projects more effective
  • Anyone looking to get into the project management field or take on a more strategy-driven role
  • Anyone who wishes to improve business strategy and hone consulting and communication skills

About This Course

This dynamic 3-day workshop provides an understanding of Business Analysis best practices, tasks and templates outline in the BABOK®​ Guide. Through a combination of lecture and hands-on simulation exercises, this course provides students with the tools necessary to improve the overall success of their projects.

Course Objectives

  • Acquire an overview of the Business Analysis tools and templates​
  • Learn how to work with stakeholders to identify business needs and propose solution scope to address them​
  • Be able to analyze and synthesize information from multiple sources to come to a decision​
  • Understand how to provide communication support between organizational units ​
  • Know how to coordinate business needs with productive capabilities

WIOA Approved Training Course

Outline

  • Understand what Business Analysis is and the useful tools and templates it employs 
  • Acquire an overview of the knowledge areas and key tasks and outputs of components of the BABOK® guide
  • Understand how Business Analysis is important for increasing success of projects
  • Understand the role and responsibilities of a Business Analyst during the Project Life Cycle 
  • Complete a communication self-assessment to create a communication personal development plan
  • Understand interpersonal gaps and red flags in communication
  • Recognize nonverbal communication cues and identify the 3 levels of focus for listening
  • Gain excellent communication tools and techniques
  • Collect and understand gaps in knowledge
  • Create a personal action plan
  • Understand major areas of emphasis in Enterprise Analysis
  • Work with the concept of Appreciative Inquiry
  • Identify the four tasks contained in Requirements Elicitation 
  • Conduct an expert interview
  • Prepare ground rules for improved meetings
  • Understand what Requirements Analysis is according to the BABOK® Guide
  • Identify the six tasks of Requirements Analysis
  • Recognize the steps for Risks Analysis and create a risk response plan
  • Understand the negotiation process and practice using a negotiation planner
  • Practice dealing with an angry client and tough negotiator
  • Interpret negotiation best practices and avoid common negotiation pitfalls

Course Schedule

Chicago
200 W Adams Suite 410 Chicago, IL 60606
03/22/2017 - 03/24/201709:00 am - 05:00 pm
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04/22/2017 - 05/06/201709:00 am - 05:00 pm
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04/26/2017 - 04/28/201709:00 am - 05:00 pm
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05/31/2017 - 06/02/201709:00 am - 05:00 pm
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08/12/2017 - 08/26/201709:00 am - 05:00 pm
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12/02/2017 - 12/16/201709:00 am - 05:00 pm
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Lombard
720 E Butterfield Rd Suite 100 Lombard, IL 60148
03/15/2017 - 03/17/201709:00 am - 05:00 pm
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03/18/2017 - 04/01/201709:00 am - 05:00 pm
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04/19/2017 - 04/21/201709:00 am - 05:00 pm
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05/24/2017 - 05/26/201709:00 am - 05:00 pm
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07/01/2017 - 07/15/201709:00 am - 05:00 pm
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10/07/2017 - 10/21/201709:00 am - 05:00 pm
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