Business Analysis Overview

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Implementing process and system changes to an organization requires fully analyzing the business to enable careful planning. The globally recognized standards of practice in the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK), guide the business analyst in the proper analytics to ensure that the needs of the organization are well understood so that solutions are designed to meet those needs. In this course, you'll learn about the final tasks in the requirements analysis and design definition knowledge area. Defining a requirements architecture, defining design options, and analyzing potential value and recommending solutions.


  • define business analysis
    identify business analyst activities and responsibilities
    recognize the value of business analysis
    identify the six business analysis knowledge areas
    recognize the six core business analysis concepts
  • identify examples of project team stakeholders
    identify examples of external project stakeholders
    distinguish between requirement classifications
    distinguish between characteristics of requirements and designs
    recognize activities in the requirements and design cycle


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    In this course, you'll learn about the value of business analysis as well as some foundational terms and concepts. FREE ACCESS
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    Business analysis is a set of practices that are used to analyze an organization, business unit or business process to take advantage of opportunities or solve business problems. The practice encompasses people, processes, and technology. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  The Business Analyst Role
    2m 59s
    During this video, you will learn how to identify business analyst activities and responsibilities. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Business Analysis Value
    3m 36s
    Business analysis can add value to an organization through improved project management. In this video, you will learn about the key concepts that will be covered in this course, including expectations, scope, and goals. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Business Analysis Knowledge Areas
    7m 5s
    Business analysis planning and monitoring is about creating a plan of action. One key task to take note of is the stakeholder analysis task. Doing so ensures you identify groups, individuals or departments who are impacted by the change. This ensures that you have identified all the groups and therefore, you are more likely to identify all of the needs and requirements, which results in a complete requirements package. You use business analysis planning and monitoring tasks and activities to plan for elicitation and collaboration with stakeholders. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Business Analysis Key Terms and Concepts
    7m 30s
    In this video, you will learn how to recognize the six core business analysis concepts. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Project Team Stakeholders
    4m 6s
    Learn how to identify examples of stakeholders on a project team. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  External Project Stakeholders
    1m 55s
    There are several operational support roles. The operational analyst may provide support to end users and/or analyze the solution for enhancements or changes. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  The Requirements Classification Schema
    3m 29s
    A business requirements document describes the goals and records objectives. The requirements include a current state description and a description of the desired future state. A high level description of processes, business rules, functionality and data are all included. There's also a description of the stakeholders, which includes their type, demographics, locations and contact information. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Requirements and Designs
    2m 13s
    The business analyst is responsible for both requirements and designs. The various techniques used to analyze requirements are also used to design the solution. In this video, you will learn about the relationship between requirements and designs. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  The Requirements and Design Cycle
    3m 25s
    In this video, you will learn how to recognize activities in the requirements and design cycle. FREE ACCESS


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