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Description

Get the skills you need to build your career path as a business analyst.

With guidance from experienced professionals, you’ll be able to plan, manage, analyze, document, and communicate requirements at all levels.

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.

Successful completion of this course with a grade of 77% or higher, leads to a co-branded IIBA-McGill Academic Certificate in Business Analysis.

 

Course fee includes:

Topics Covered

Featured topics include:

  • 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.

°For more information on the ECBA® (Entry Certificate in Business AnalysisTM) eligibility, click here.

* For more information on the CCBA (Certification of Competency 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.

Notes

IIBA® PD contact hours: 76

PMI-PBA® (PMI Professional in Business Analysis) hours/PDUs: 76 (42.50 Technical, 18.00 Leadership, 15.50 Strategic)

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Applies Towards the Following Programs

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Section(s) offered

Section Title
Comp Business Analysis
Language of Delivery
English
Type
In-class
Days
T
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Jan 29, 2019 to Jun 04, 2019
Type
In-class Lecture
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Apr 06, 2019
Type
In-class Lecture
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
May 25, 2019
Type
In-class Lecture
Days
T
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Jun 11, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
76.0
Location
  • Downtown, Montreal
Delivery Formats
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $2,650.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Feb 04, 2019
Transfer Request Deadline
Feb 04, 2019
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Feb 12, 2019
Section Notes

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.

 

Section Title
Comp Business Analysis
Language of Delivery
English
Type
In-class Lecture
Days
M
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Sep 16, 2019 to Oct 07, 2019
Type
In-class Lecture
Days
M
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Oct 21, 2019 to Dec 09, 2019
Type
In-class Lecture
Days
Sa
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Nov 30, 2019
Type
In-class Lecture
Days
M
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Jan 06, 2020 to Feb 24, 2020
Type
In-class Lecture
Days
Sa
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Feb 01, 2020
Type
In-class Lecture
Days
M
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Mar 09, 2020 to Mar 16, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
76.0
Location
  • Downtown, Montreal
Delivery Formats
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $2,669.80 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
May 30, 2019 to Sep 23, 2019
Transfer Request Deadline
May 30, 2019 to Sep 23, 2019
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Sep 23, 2019 to Sep 30, 2019
Section Notes

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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