Introduction to Business Analysis - DIT 16292
|DIT 16292||36 hours|
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the role and tools of the Business Analyst. Students will be introduced to the software development life cycle and understand how various disciplines come together to create a solution for business. This course will expose students to various aspects of Business Analysis as defined in the Business Analysis Body Of Knowledge (BABOK) published by the International Institute for Business Analysis. The course will use the BABOK Business Analysis Framework as its study roadmap in conjunction with the textbook discussions.
A key aspect of this course is the practical, real world approaches, discussions and examples provided. Students are encouraged to adopt industry methodologies and frameworks to each situation versus doing work and producing artifacts that do not provide value for the organization’s investment of time and funding.
- General understanding of information technologies
- To introduce the role of the business analyst
Upon successful completion of this course, students will understand:
- The roles of a Business Analyst
- A Practical View of the IIBA Business Analysis Framework
- How Business Analysts add value to the Software Development Life Cycle
- How to discover the right business requirements
- Various tools and methods for documenting business requirements
- The Volere methodology and Template
- A practical approach to conducting requirements gathering sessions
- How to write unambiguous, high quality business requirements