Mastering Business Analysis

This two-day course gives you the tools, the thinking and communicating skills, and the process for successful business analysis. Business Analysts, Product Owners, Systems Analysts, Project Leaders, Requirement Engineers, and Product or Program Managers will all benefit from this course.

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Description
  • Discover the real business needs, and find the right solution on how to improve the business.
  • Define and analyze customer segments and how to write a value proposition that clarifies the intention of the business change.
  • Define a project so that it yields real benefits and write correct business stories.
  • Innovative and find the best solutions to improve your client’s business by becoming an improved business analyst.

Business analysis is the foundation of automated system development and meaningful business change. This means uncovering the real business problem, and then crafting its optimal solution. Determine that there is a real and tangible value to be had from any proposed solution. Find the real scope of the business problem, of determining the challenges faced by the customer segments, and designing innovative, appropriate and beneficial solutions. In short, good business analysis ensures that the right systems are built, the right changes are made, and the owner or sponsor receives the optimal value for the development effort. Business analysis is work study and modelling, systemic thinking, innovating, writing stories, persuading and several other analytical skills. This course gives you the tools, the thinking and communicating skills, and the process for successful business analysis.

Who Should Attend
While we believe that business analysis is almost everyone’s job—every employee has some responsibility for effective business improvement—the most likely job titles you would find at this course are, Business Analysts, Product Owners, Systems Analysts,  Project Leaders, Requirement Engineers, and Product or Program Managers. We also find Business Stakeholders, Users and Software Customers benefit from learning advanced business analysis techniques, and how they can contribute to the organization’s well being.

Questions? 888.268.8770 [email protected]
Course Outline

Business Analysis — what we are doing
Business analysis
Current state to the desired future state
Business analysis and your development cycle
Framework for effective business analysis

Inception — establishing the value
The foundation of the project
Value to the organisation
Identify and prioritize customer segments
Value propositions

Reconnaissance — finding the real problem
Current state of the work
Solving the right business problem
The essence of the problem
Safe-to-fail probes
Choosing the best solution

Investigation — understanding the current and the new
Understand the business problem
Scope of the business problem
Business activity models
Culture of the potential users

Design the Future Work — finding the optimal solution
Designing the solution
Innovative thinking
Better information
Making the solution more convenient

Getting Approval — the right solution is not enough, you have to convince others
The business analyst as a communicator
Telling persuasive stories or narratives
Getting stakeholders to approve your proposed solution
Having an impact on your audience.

Ongoing Business Analysis — the knowledge needed by the project
Documentation problems: either too much or too little
Minimum viable knowledge
The value of the information

Contact us for more information 904.278.0524 or 888.268.8770


Price: $1,545 USD Course Duration: 2 Days
Description
  • Discover the real business needs, and find the right solution on how to improve the business.
  • Define and analyze customer segments and how to write a value proposition that clarifies the intention of the business change.
  • Define a project so that it yields real benefits and write correct business stories.
  • Innovative and find the best solutions to improve your client’s business by becoming an improved business analyst.

Business analysis is the foundation of automated system development and meaningful business change. This means uncovering the real business problem, and then crafting its optimal solution. Determine that there is a real and tangible value to be had from any proposed solution. Find the real scope of the business problem, of determining the challenges faced by the customer segments, and designing innovative, appropriate and beneficial solutions. In short, good business analysis ensures that the right systems are built, the right changes are made, and the owner or sponsor receives the optimal value for the development effort. Business analysis is work study and modelling, systemic thinking, innovating, writing stories, persuading and several other analytical skills. This course gives you the tools, the thinking and communicating skills, and the process for successful business analysis.

Who Should Attend
While we believe that business analysis is almost everyone’s job—every employee has some responsibility for effective business improvement—the most likely job titles you would find at this course are, Business Analysts, Product Owners, Systems Analysts,  Project Leaders, Requirement Engineers, and Product or Program Managers. We also find Business Stakeholders, Users and Software Customers benefit from learning advanced business analysis techniques, and how they can contribute to the organization’s well being.

Questions? 888.268.8770 [email protected]
Course Outline

Business Analysis — what we are doing
Business analysis
Current state to the desired future state
Business analysis and your development cycle
Framework for effective business analysis

Inception — establishing the value
The foundation of the project
Value to the organisation
Identify and prioritize customer segments
Value propositions

Reconnaissance — finding the real problem
Current state of the work
Solving the right business problem
The essence of the problem
Safe-to-fail probes
Choosing the best solution

Investigation — understanding the current and the new
Understand the business problem
Scope of the business problem
Business activity models
Culture of the potential users

Design the Future Work — finding the optimal solution
Designing the solution
Innovative thinking
Better information
Making the solution more convenient

Getting Approval — the right solution is not enough, you have to convince others
The business analyst as a communicator
Telling persuasive stories or narratives
Getting stakeholders to approve your proposed solution
Having an impact on your audience.

Ongoing Business Analysis — the knowledge needed by the project
Documentation problems: either too much or too little
Minimum viable knowledge
The value of the information

Class Schedule

Sign-In/Registration 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Morning Session 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lunch 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Afternoon Session 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Times represent the typical daily schedule. Please confirm your schedule at registration.

Class Fee Includes

• Tuition
• Course notebook
• Continental breakfasts and refreshment breaks
• Lunches
• Letter of completion

Instructors
Tim Lister
Atlantic Systems Guild, Inc.
Dates
Mode
Location
Event
Venue
Call to Schedule
Anytime
Virtual Classroom
Your Location
Anywhere
Course Duration: 2 Days
Description
  • Discover the real business needs, and find the right solution on how to improve the business.
  • Define and analyze customer segments and how to write a value proposition that clarifies the intention of the business change.
  • Define a project so that it yields real benefits and write correct business stories.
  • Innovative and find the best solutions to improve your client’s business by becoming an improved business analyst.

Business analysis is the foundation of automated system development and meaningful business change. This means uncovering the real business problem, and then crafting its optimal solution. Determine that there is a real and tangible value to be had from any proposed solution. Find the real scope of the business problem, of determining the challenges faced by the customer segments, and designing innovative, appropriate and beneficial solutions. In short, good business analysis ensures that the right systems are built, the right changes are made, and the owner or sponsor receives the optimal value for the development effort. Business analysis is work study and modelling, systemic thinking, innovating, writing stories, persuading and several other analytical skills. This course gives you the tools, the thinking and communicating skills, and the process for successful business analysis.

Who Should Attend
While we believe that business analysis is almost everyone’s job—every employee has some responsibility for effective business improvement—the most likely job titles you would find at this course are, Business Analysts, Product Owners, Systems Analysts,  Project Leaders, Requirement Engineers, and Product or Program Managers. We also find Business Stakeholders, Users and Software Customers benefit from learning advanced business analysis techniques, and how they can contribute to the organization’s well being.

Questions? 888.268.8770 [email protected]
Course Outline

Business Analysis — what we are doing
Business analysis
Current state to the desired future state
Business analysis and your development cycle
Framework for effective business analysis

Inception — establishing the value
The foundation of the project
Value to the organisation
Identify and prioritize customer segments
Value propositions

Reconnaissance — finding the real problem
Current state of the work
Solving the right business problem
The essence of the problem
Safe-to-fail probes
Choosing the best solution

Investigation — understanding the current and the new
Understand the business problem
Scope of the business problem
Business activity models
Culture of the potential users

Design the Future Work — finding the optimal solution
Designing the solution
Innovative thinking
Better information
Making the solution more convenient

Getting Approval — the right solution is not enough, you have to convince others
The business analyst as a communicator
Telling persuasive stories or narratives
Getting stakeholders to approve your proposed solution
Having an impact on your audience.

Ongoing Business Analysis — the knowledge needed by the project
Documentation problems: either too much or too little
Minimum viable knowledge
The value of the information

Class Schedule

Sign-In/Registration 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Morning Session 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lunch 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Afternoon Session 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Times represent the typical daily schedule. Please confirm your schedule at registration.

Class Fee Includes

• Tuition
• Course notebook
• Letter of completion

Instructors
Tim Lister
Atlantic Systems Guild, Inc.

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