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BA Online Training Course Curriculum

  • Module 1 ? Introduction to Business Analyst Roles, Project Life Cycle, Requirements Understanding, SDLC Methodologies ? Waterfall, Spiral, Agile and Rational Unified Process (RUP)
  • Module 2 ? Stakeholder Identification, Requirements Elicitation / Techniques, Understanding Project Vision, Problem Statement, Project Boundaries, Project Scope Management **Live requirement gathering workshop**
  • Module 3 ? Requirements Documentation - Use Cases ** Live Examples**
  • Module 4 ? BPMN 1.1, Object Oriented Analysis and Design (OOAD)& Unified Modeling Language (UML) - **Live Examples**
  • Module 5 ? QA, Testing, Business Analyst Approach to testing
  • Module 6 ? BA Best Practices / Advanced Topics (RTM etc)
  • Module 7 ? Business Analyst Tools Training/Walkthrough
  • Module 8 ? Six Sigma
  • Module 9 ? Resume best practices, Mock Interviews & Domain Knowledge
***Providing reading reference material for each of the modules***

Module 1 ? Introduction to Business Analyst Roles, Project Life Cycle, Requirements Understanding, SDLC Methodologies ? Waterfall, Spiral, Agile and Rational Unified Process (RUP)

This module provides a broad perspective to the business analysis domain with emphasis on roles, skills and job functions. For candidates with no prior IT expertise, this module provides grounding on software engineering methodologies, various types of SDLC such as waterfall, RUP Lifecycle, Agile, Spiral are explained in detail. It also introduces the candidates to the concepts of various types of requirements and documentation required for waterfall, RUP, Agile methodologies

Module 2 ? Stakeholder Identification, Requirements Elicitation / Techniques, Understanding Project Vision, Problem Statement, Project Boundaries, Project Scope Management **Live requirement gathering workshop**

This module covers the importance of identifying project stakeholders, categorization & communication plan. Detail eliciting concepts, such as conducting interviews, JAD/RAD sessions, brainstorming, storyboarding, document analysis, interface analysis, surveys/questionnaire, prototypes & focus groups. Understanding Project Vision, Problem Statement, Project Boundaries, Project Scope Management **Live requirement gathering workshop**

Module 3 ? Requirements Documentation - Use Cases ** Live Examples**

The module introduces the students on various document formats dependent on the SDLC methodologies. It also illustrates writing elaborate requirements in use case format. Topics covered include how to Identify use cases of a system under design, identifying business use cases, defining the scope and boundary of a use case, discovering the business use cases, basic flows, alternate flows & exceptional flows, identifying primary actors, secondary actors, users and describing the flows to capture the system-user interaction. Types of use cases like AUC, BUC Application and Business Use Cases.
** Live Examples** - In class and also practice project to elaborate requirements

Module 4 ? BPMN 1.1, Object Oriented Analysis and Design (OOAD) & Unified Modeling Language (UML) - **Live Examples**

Learn Business Modeling concepts, domain modeling, and principles of modeling, understanding OOAD concepts, structured analysis, Overview of various UML diagrams ? the basis of UML diagrams, specifications, rules, and guidelines of the language. Learn various technical diagrams Use Case, Activity and State Diagrams, Flow Charts, and Sequence Diagrams. BPMN 1.1 diagrams with swim lanes and pools to capture the Business Process, advantages of BPMN
**Live Examples**

Module 5 ? QA, Testing, Business Analyst Approach to testing

This module provides the knowledge of various requirements validation and verification techniques. Test methodologies, unit testing, integration testing, smoke testing, system testing, black box & white box testing and user acceptance test (UAT ?alpha, beta) are discussed. Tools introduced would be explained on what they are used for and what can be tested by using these tools. Detailed overview of Mercury Quality Center

Module 6 ? BA Best Practices / Advanced Topics (RTM etc)
This module covers in detail, advanced business analyst knowledge areas such as

  • Best Habits to become a successful BA
  • Scope management
  • Risk management
  • What is Change management?
  • Software configuration management
  • What is Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM)?
  • Version Control
  • What is Project Metrics? & How to establish Project Metrics?
  • What is Gap Analysis? & How to conduct Gap Analysis?
  • How to conduct Impact Analysis?
  • Requirements Communication and Conflicts
  • Managing in a senior role/leading the team

Module 7 ? Six Sigma

This module covers comprehensive knowledge on background of Six Sigma, key elements of Six Sigma, How it is related to IT, Green Belts, Black Belts, Six Sigma Methods ( DMAIC / DMADV ), Problem solving tools, Lean, Six Sigma in IT companies, detailed explanation of everything a business analyst needs to know about Six Sigma.

Module 8 ? Business Analyst Tools Training/Walkthrough

Walks the candidate through the tools required to perform the role of a business analyst for Requirement Management, Change Management, Version Control, UML, BPM and Business Modeling

  • Microsoft Visio, Rational Rose, Tibco Business Studio - UML/BPMN
  • Rational ReqPro ? Requirement Management
  • Telelogic Ibm DOORS ? Requirement Management
  • Rational ClearCase ? Configuration Management
  • Rational ClearQuest ? Change Management

Module 9 ? Resume best practices, Mock Interviews & Domain Knowledge

This module covers a comprehensive knowledge on business analyst interview preparation, resume critique, domain knowledge. Mock interviews, group discussions, interview preparation and assistance.

***Providing reading reference material for each of the modules***

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