Business Analysis Training – CBAP Track Bootcamp

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COURSE OBJECTIVES:

Want to make sure that you are ready for the CBAP® exam and increase your odds of passing it on the first try?

This comprehensive workshop will prepare you for the Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®) exam and help you make the most of the limited study time you have.  The course was designed, created, and is taught by CBAP® Recipients to help others focus on the critical areas to study and to provide insights into the exam. It is current with the framework of knowledge outlined by the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK® Guide) version 2.0.  You will also learn test-taking tips and strategies, along with other practice exercises to reinforce the material.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

The course is designed and taught by CBAP® Recipients with extensive knowledge of the BABOK® Guide.  Any Entry level Business Analysts who want to learn about how to apply Business Analysis in the work place, or any Experience level Business Analysts who are preparing to take their Professional CCBA®/CBAP® certification exams can opt for this course.

COURSE DETAILS:

DURATION: 3 days
Certified CBAP Instructor-Led Classroom Training
Class Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM PST

COURSE SUMMARY:

  • Introduction to Business Analysis
  • Solution Definition & Scoping
  • Requirements Gathering
  • Analyzing & Documenting Requirements
  • Business Process Modeling
  • Data Modeling
  • Solution Evaluation & Requirements Verification
  • IIBA, BABOK & Additional Resources

COURSE CONTENTS

1. CBAP® Exam Overview

  • Exam format and timing
  • Types of questions
  • Passing requirements
  • Study strategies
  • The day you write

2. Course Framework

  • What is the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge?
  • Key Business Analysis definitions
  • Stakeholders/Other influences
  • BABOK Knowledge Areas and their relationships
  • Inputs and outputs

3. Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring

  • Planning the Business Analysis Approach and Activities
  • Performing Stakeholder Analysis
  • Planning and Managing Business Analysis Communication and Performance

4. Requirements Elicitation

  • Preparing the Requirements Elicitation activities
  • Selecting the appropriate Elicitation techniques
  • Documenting and Confirming the Elicitation results

5. Managing Requirements & Communication

  • Managing the Solution Scope and Requirements
  • Capturing the Requirements Traceability
  • Maintaining the Requirements for re-use
  • Managing Requirements Conflicts
  • Preparing the Requirements Package
  • Building the Requirements communications plan

6. Enterprise Analysis

  • Defining the Business Need
  • Assess the Capability Gaps in the Enterprise
  • Determining the Solution Approach
  • Defining the Solution Scope and Business Case

7. Requirements Analysis

  • Organizing and Prioritizing Requirements
  • Specifying and Modeling Requirements
  • Determining Assumptions and Constraints
  • Verifying and Validating Requirements

8. Solution Assessment and Validation

  • Assessing and Validating the Proposed Solution
  • Determining Organizational Readiness
  • Allocating Requirements
  • Defining Transition Requirements
  • Evaluating Solution Performance

9. Underlying Competencies

  • Developing your Interaction and Communication Skills
  • Describe the behaviors, knowledge and qualities that support the practice of Business Analysis
  • Review the general competencies of a Business Analyst

10. Business Analysis Techniques

  • Review the techniques referenced in the Knowledge Areas of the BABOK Guide.
  • Determine the appropriate technique to use