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Perspectives for Effective Business Analysis

Perspectives for Effective Business Analysis


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number
Expertise Level



Overview/Description
When analyzing the business problems, or internal processes, that exist in your organization, you must be knowledgeable in the characteristics, required competencies, methodologies and analytics tools involved. You’ll also need to understand how different business analysis perspectives apply or can be combined depending on your organization’s context. In this course, you'll learn about characteristics of Agile and business intelligence. The course also covers different perspectives of information technology, business architecture, and business process management – perspectives that are also feature in the business analysis body of knowledge (BABOK) framework, which outlines the tasks that a business analyst must perform to deliver an effective solution to a problem.

Target Audience
Individuals interested in developing and refining business analysis skills; individuals preparing for the Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®) certification exam

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
1.8

Lesson Objectives

Perspectives for Effective Business Analysis

  • recognize Agile features
  • identify features of an Agile project that impact business analysis activities
  • recognize necessary competencies when using an Agile approach to business analysis
  • identify characteristics of the business intelligence perspective
  • identify business analysis activities that are specific to business intelligence initiatives
  • recognize characteristics of working from an IT perspective
  • identify considerations for working on an IT change initiative
  • distinguish between IT initiative methodologies
  • identify the four architectural principles that apply to business analysis
  • recognize outcomes of business analysis with a business architecture perspective
  • identify common business architecture techniques
  • recognize characteristics of the business process management perspective
  • distinguish between BPM business analysis outcomes
  • identify techniques used for BPM
  • demonstrate your understanding of common business analysis perspectives
  • Course Number:
    aba_04_a03_bs_enus

    Expertise Level
    Intermediate