Business Analysis Leadership

Business Analysis Leadership

Spectramind Solutions is a Charter Endorsed Education Provider (EEP) of the International Institute of Business Analysts (IIBA)

The Business Analyst serves as the liaison between the business community and the technical solution providers. Gain skills to fully communicate requirements to the technical team before solutions are designed and implemented. Develop leadership and facilitation skills needed to glean the right information to understand the business environment and the user needs. Create key deliverable documents that are actionable by the development team. Define the key changes needed for an organization to develop lean processes. Learn how to position an organization for success in outsourcing projects.

This course is intended for business analysts and related professionals such as Project Managers, QA Managers, Project Customers, Technical Leads, Systems Engineers or anyone with a substantive role in the success of projects
By successfully completing this course, the participant earns 21 educational contact hours or PDUs, which may be applied to meet PMI’s requirements for initial or continuing certification requirements

Project team experience is extremely desirable

Course Objective
Learn how to:

· Write accurate requirements for your projects

· Prepare a requirements management work plan

· Create a problem solving framework for process improvement

· Enhance your ability to communicate the scope of the proposed solution through a context design diagram

· Determine the best modeling approach for various project types

· Implement a project test plan approach

· Work effectively with distance team members

· Create a productive outsourcing environment

· Apply lean techniques for project processes

Course Length: 2 days - 21 PDUs
Level: Intermediate level of proficiency
Delivery Language: Varies by country
To Order: You can order this course online at

Next Steps: Advanced Business Analysis topics such as Project Management Skills for Business Analysts or Business Analyst Leadership

Benefits to You
· Gain exposure to essential business analysis concepts and techniques

· Learn terminology and role content consistent with the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)

· Articulate and execute the job responsibilities of a Business Analyst

· Successfully perform the Business Analyst (BA) role on a small to medium size application development project

Why education services from SPECTRAMIND?
· One-Stop Training Project management training from industry recognized experts who bring you PMO Services, Technical IT Training and ITSM/ITIL Training. Worldwide leader with training from qualified CBAPs, Quality Management trainings like CSQA/CSTE/CSPM certifications

· Global Training Locations State-of-the-art classroom and distance learning facilities at over 20 training locations in US, UKand Singapore that is consistent worldwide. Or setup and deliver training at your location. Localization for all major languages

· Modular Offerings / Blended Learning Need work-sensitive preparation for the CBAP exam, or just review a specific topic? End-to-end delivery choices — traditional ILT, webinars, self paced WBT, Books or a solution customized to meet specific needs – all available globally

· Engaging, Effective Courseware World-class reference materials — real case studies, example projects, individual and group exercises, fun and engaging simulations

· Expertise Highest quality, most experienced instructors who have real world hands-on project experience. Feel safe with SPECTRA Mind’s award-winning world class service

Detailed Course Outline

Unit 1: Key Business Analysis Concepts
· Define the business analyst deliverables in the business solutions life cycle and the key roles for the business analyst, project manager, and technical lead
· Discuss multiple project types and project life cycles
· Discuss the key challenges associated with business analysis
· Identify areas of collaboration between the business analyst and the project manager

Unit 2: Strategic Planning and Enterprise Analysis
· Use a strategic plan and business case to identify high-level requirements
· Create the product vision through the strategic plan and business case
· Use the business case as a guiding and measurement tool for the project
· Use a context diagram to articulate scope and get agreement

Unit 3: Requirements Elicitation
· Identify the different classes of users
· Identify sources of requirements
· Determine the requirements decision-makers for your project
· Develop a user class analysis
· Determine elicitation objectives
· Compare key elicitation techniques for requirements gathering
· Discuss common elicitation challenges
· Prepare for an elicitation workshop

Unit 4: Requirements Analysis
· Decompose requirements
· Model requirements
· Study requirements for feasibility
· Assess requirements for risks
· Derive new and lower-level requirements
· Prioritize requirements

Unit 5: Requirements Specification
· Structure requirements for usability
· Identify sources of requirements
· Uniquely label each requirement
· Specify quality attributes

Unit 6: Requirements Management
· Plan for requirements
· Prepare the requirements baseline
· Define a requirements change control process
· Discuss the role of a requirement’s Change Control Board
· Discuss the impact of change and the reason for an impact analysis
· Modify a requirements traceability matrix
· Discuss the pros and cons of using a software tool to manage requirements
· Discuss common challenges of managing requirements

Unit 7: Requirements Verification and Validation
· Define the purpose of verification
· Discuss requirements verification techniques
· Examine the verification process
· Define the purpose of validation
· Discuss requirements validation techniques
· Examine the validation process
· Modify a project test plan approach

Unit 8: Course Wrap-up
· Discuss requirements engineering considerations
· Examine Agile “Lightweight” Methods
· Review the issue of scalability
· Identify recipe for project success
· Discuss importance of partnership between the Business Analysts and Project Managers

Course Dates, Venue & Timings:

Sl.No. State City Batch-1-Dates Batch-1-Dates Batch-2-Dates Batch-2-Dates Batch-3-Dates Batch-3-Dates Venue
1 AP Hyderabad 7-Sept 8-Sept 1-Oct 2-Oct 10-Aug 11-Aug Flat no 617,Annapurna Block,Aditya Enclave,Ameerpet,Hyderabad-500016 Tel: (040) 64568797
2 DELHI New Delhi 10-Sept 11-Sept 4-Oct 5-Oct 13-Aug 14-Aug DBS House, World Trade Towers, 1st floor,Barakhamba Lane,Connaught Place,New Delhi - 110 001.Tel: (011) 41528066/41528077
3 KARNATAKA Bangalore 13-Sept 14-Sept 7-Oct 8-Oct 16-Aug 17-Aug DBS House, 26, Cunningham Road,Bangalore - 560 052.Tel: (080) 2226 7272/ 2228 5525
4 KERALA Cochin 16-Sept 17-Sept 10-Oct 11-Oct 19-Aug 20-Aug Ashram Lane, Azad Road, Cochin-Ernakulam
5 MAHARASHTRA Mumbai 19-Sept 20-Sept 13-Oct 14-Oct 22-Aug 23-Aug DBS House,31, Prescot Road, Fort,Mumbai - 400 001. Tel: (022) 4077 9100
6 MAHARASHTRA Pune 22-Sept 23-Sept 16-Oct 17-Oct 25-Aug 26-Aug Hadapsar
7 TAMILNADU Chennai 25-Sept 26-Sept 4-Aug 5-Aug 28-Aug 29-Aug DBS House, Old 31-A, New No. 2,Cathedral Garden Road,Chennai - 600 034. Tel:(044) 28275191/ 28279186 / 42123364
8 WEST BENGAL Calcutta 28-Sept 29-Sept 7-Aug 8-Aug 1-Sept 2-Sept DBS Corporate Club'DBS House',10/2, Hungerford Street,Kolkata - 700 017,Tel: (033) 22836234-39
9 NCR Region Noida 4-Sept 5-Sept 25-Oct 26-Oct 21-Nov 22-Nov NIESBUD.A-23, Sector-62, NOIDA - 201 301(U.P.).Ph. No. 0120-2403051-59

Kindly register for the courses in your cities at least 2 days in advance.
Timings: 0900 - 2100 hrs

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