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Business Analysis Perspectives


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
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Overview/Description
To be effective in any context, business analysts must be knowledgeable of the characteristics, required competencies, methodologies, and knowledge area implications when operating in a single or any combination of business analysis perspectives. In this course, you'll learn about the characteristics of business analysis perspectives – namely agile, business intelligence, information technology, business architecture, and business process management as prescribed in A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide) – Version 3 by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®). This course will assist in preparing the learner for the IIBA®'s Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®) certification exam. IIBA®, the IIBA® logo, BABOK®, and Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® are registered trademarks owned by International Institute of Business Analysis.

Target Audience
Employees at any level wishing to develop and refine their business analysis skills or who are preparing to write the Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®) certification exam

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
1.9

Lesson Objectives

Business Analysis Perspectives

  • recognize features of the agile perspective
  • identify features of an agile project that impact business analysis activities
  • identify competencies of an agile business analyst
  • demonstrate your understanding of how business analysis is impacted when using an agile development method
  • recognize features of the business intelligence perspective
  • identify business analysis activities that are specific to business intelligence initiatives
  • demonstrate your understanding of the role of a business analyst in a business intelligence initiative
  • recognize characteristics of working within the information technology perspective
  • identify considerations a business analyst must take into account when working on an IT change initiative
  • distinguish between methodologies used for information technology initiatives
  • demonstrate your understanding of the role of a business analyst on an information technology initiative
  • identify the four architectural principles that apply to business analysis
  • identify business analysis outputs that are specific to the business architecture perspective
  • identify common business architecture techniques
  • demonstrate your understanding of the role of a business analyst within the business architecture perspective
  • recognize features of the business process management perspective
  • match business analysis outcomes of a BPM initiative with corresponding descriptions
  • identify techniques used for BPM
  • demonstrate your understanding of the role of a business analyst within the business process management perspective
  • Course Number:
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