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Analytical Techniques Used for Business Analysis


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Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
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Overview/Description
Business analysts must use analysis tools and models to assist with scoping and planning, supporting business analysis, and decision making. In this course, you'll learn about a number of business analysis tools, models, and activities as prescribed in A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide) – Version 3.0 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)
2.0

Lesson Objectives

Analytical Techniques Used for Business Analysis

  • identify the elements of benchmarking and market analysis
  • recognize the steps in performing document analysis
  • distinguish between scope modeling diagramming techniques
  • distinguish between the elements of state modeling
  • recognize how to apply scoping and planning tools in business analysis
  • recognize the characteristics of process modeling
  • recognize the characteristics of process analysis
  • recognize the types of organizational models
  • identify the elements of an interface definition
  • recognize the elements of data flow diagrams
  • recognize considerations for using data mining
  • recognize considerations for using data modeling
  • distinguish between common prototyping methods
  • recognize how to apply models that support business analysis
  • recognize characteristics of risk analysis and management
  • distinguish between methods of financial analysis
  • describe root cause analysis
  • define the elements of a SWOT analysis
  • distinguish between decision modeling and decision analysis
  • recognize how to apply decision-making analysis tools
  • Course Number:
    ib_cbcp_a01_it_enus