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Business Analysis Activities and Tools

Business Analysis Activities and Tools


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



Overview/Description
When carrying out a business analysis activity, you’ll often need to synthesize and parse vast quantities of data. To get meaningful and useful information from this raw data, you must be competent in a wide range of business analytics tools and techniques. In this course, you'll learn about the different tools to use when analyzing the business challenges your organization is facing. You’ll also explore some of the key models and activities covered in the business analysis body of knowledge (BABOK) framework, which describes 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)
1.7

Lesson Objectives

Business Analysis Activities and Tools

  • distinguish between brainstorming and mindmapping characteristics
  • recognize differences between focus groups and workshops
  • identify best practices for using surveys and questionnaires
  • distinguish between interviews and observation
  • distinguish between collaborative games and lessons learned activities
  • distinguish between estimation methods
  • distinguish between prioritization methods
  • distinguish between reviews and item tracking characteristics
  • recognize considerations for assessing vendors
  • distinguish between the characteristics of stakeholder lists, maps, and personas
  • recognize characteristics of backlog management
  • identify characteristics of the balanced scorecard
  • recognize elements of a roles and permissions matrix
  • identify elements of a business model canvas
  • recognize characteristics of functional decomposition
  • demonstrate your understanding of the activities and tools you use for effective business analysis work
  • Course Number:
    aba_03_a02_bs_enus

    Expertise Level
    Intermediate