Business and Management

Business Analysis

Start: Nov 2017       Type: Evening / Weekend Classes       Duration (hr): 72

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to Business Analysis.  It will provide knowledge and techniques
required to identify business needs and determine solutions to business problems.  Students will learn the process of
gathering, analyzing and documenting software requirements.
Understanding the business environment
Introduce the role of the business analyst within the project life cycle
Understand the following key concepts within business analysis:
  Role of a BA: functions and deliverables
  Methodologies: RUP and Agile
  Use case scenarios & test scenarios
  UML, Visio
  Requirements Gathering (Business, Functional and System)
  Best Practices
  Project Scoping from the Business Analyst’s Perspective
  Business analysis vs. project management
  Communication plan between stakeholders: business users and developers (JRP, JAD)
  User Acceptance Testing
  Business Rules Formulation and Documentation
  Producing a complete specification document
Introduction to Business Analysis Fundamentals
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Review and Midterm Exam
Working with Visio
Requirements Gathering
BA Deliverables
Business Rules/Screen and Report Specifications
Data Related Requirements
Complete Functional Specification / Functional Testing
*72 instructor-led class hours
Bachelor's degree, industry experience working with projects    

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