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Description

Official Description

16.0 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Fundamental principles of business analysis that apply to projects of all sizes in agile and conventional business environments. Best practices, tools and techniques available to help business analysts achieve project goals and deliver business value. Facilitation techniques and modeling approaches, business analysis planning and monitoring, and requirements elicitation documentation. Agile and Lean-6 Sigma approaches to problem definition, strategic and tactical analysis, design thinking principles and solution evaluation techniques.

 

Supplementary Information

Aligned with the industry standard A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide), published by the International Institute of Business Analysis® (IIBA®).

Who should attend: Business analysts, project managers, project team members, team leaders, consultants, process and enterprise analysts.

 

 

This course is aligned with the  CCBA® (Certification of Capability in Business Analysis) & CBAP® (Certified Business Analysis Professional) competencies. More information: CCBA Competencies / CBAP Competencies

Topics Covered

  • Enterprise analysis
  • Stakeholder analysis
  • Business analysis planning
  • SMART requirements and attributes
  • Requirement management & monitoring
  • Requirements in the project life cycle
  • Requirements elicitation techniques
  • Interactive communication for success
  • Facilitating the requirement workshop
  • Business process modeling techniques
  • Use cases
  • Business rules and data models
  • Requirements verification and validation
  • Solution assessment and transitioning to deployment
  • Presenting requirements
  • Lean 6 Sigma in the BA world
  • The agile business analyst
  • Business standards: BABOK®
  • Business analysis Workshops
  • Case study

Learning Outcomes

The course is designed to enable you to:

  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of the underlying principles of business analysis on which the IIBA® standard 'BABOK®' Guide is based
  • Articulate the key roles, responsibilities, and skills required of a successful Business Analyst
  • Formulate a requirements’ management plan that will define all types of requirements, including business, stakeholder, solution
    (functional & non-functional), and transition requirements
  • Apply business analysis techniques: elicitation, analysis, modeling (process & data), documenting, communicating, verifying, and validating requirements.
  • Become a more effective change agent
  • Identify root causes of problems
  • Develop and generate creative and innovative solutions
  • Prepare to eventually qualify for and write the IIBA ECBA ®,  CCBA™, CBAP®, or PMI-PBA certification exams.

Notes

This course is aligned with the industry standard Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® Guide (BABOK® Guide v3) published by the International Institute of Business Analysis® (IIBA®), and with the Business Analysis for Practitioners: A Practice Guide, published by the Project Management Institute (PMI)®.

McGill University - School of Continuing Studies has been in affiliation with the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®) since 2009 and is currently an Academic Member and a licensee of the BABOK® Guide.

  • For more information on the ECBA® (Entry Certificate in Business Analysis™) eligibility, click here.
  • For more information on the CCBA (Certificate of Capability in Business Analysis™) eligibility, click here.
  • For more information on the CBAP (Certified Business Analysis Professional®) eligibility, click here.
  • For more information on the PMI-PBA (PMI Professional in Business Analysis) eligibility, click here.

 

IIBA® PD contact hours: 76

 

Applies Towards the Following Programs

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Section(s) offered
Section Title
Comprehensive Business Analysis
Language of Delivery
English
Type
Remote Lecture
Days
Th
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Jan 28, 2021 to Jun 10, 2021
Type
Remote Lecture
Days
Sa
Time
8:30AM to 12:30PM
Dates
Mar 27, 2021
Type
Remote Lecture
Days
Sa
Time
8:30AM to 12:30PM
Dates
Apr 10, 2021
Type
Remote Lecture
Days
Sa
Time
8:30AM to 12:30PM
Dates
May 08, 2021
Type
Remote Lecture
Days
Sa
Time
8:30AM to 12:30PM
Dates
May 29, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
76.0
Delivery Format(s)
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $2,669.80 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Oct 07, 2019 to Feb 04, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
Oct 07, 2019 to Feb 04, 2021
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Feb 04, 2021 to Feb 11, 2021
Section Notes

Course Fee Description

  • Tuition Fee: $ 2650
  • SCS Career Development Success package (SCSD) fee:  $19.80

Course Drop/Withdrawal Policy

  • Any time prior to the 1st class: Course Drop Period with Full Refund.
  • After the 1st and before the 2nd class: Course Withdrawal Period with Full Refund.
  • After the 2nd class before the 3rd class: Course Withdrawal with No Refund.

 

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