Overview of Business Analysis
- Group Exercise: Identify problems and opportunities that can be addressed by business analysis practices.
- Discuss positive impacts good business analysis practices have on organizations.
Business Analysis Role
- Learn the scope of the business analysis role.
- Understand how the role is used in the industry.
- Discuss the key characteristics of a successful business analysis professional.
Tips for Managing Business Analysis Professionals
- Support the requirements elicitation process.
- Understand the most productive BA work environments.
- Learn the importance of requirements reviews and collaboration.
Current Industry Trends
- Provide overview of the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®).
- Learn the Project Manager and Business Analysis partnership framework.
- Discuss considerations for the PM/BA combined role.
- Understand Agile development approaches and the impact on business analysis.
Develop Your Action Plan / Course Summary
- Develop an Action Plan with next steps to improve your BA practice.
- Student questions/discussion topics.