Business Analyst training

BA Certification Training

Business Analysis has become a competency of very critical importance to project management in IT. Becoming certified Business Analysis (BA) can move your career in a new direction while opportunities for Business Analysts are on the rise. This course is designed for recent graduates and experienced IT consultants. With the demand for analysts expected to grow much faster than other positions over the next 10 years, now is the time to learn and get certified. Whether you are looking to transition into this field, prepare for industry certification or strengthen your current performance as an Business analyst, coursesit.us’s dynamic instructor-led training and certification program can be your catalyst for success.

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For Instructor-led live online training program, each session will be approximately 2-3 hrs as per schedule. We offer weekdays or weekend schedules. You have the flexibility to watch the class recording (which is posted on LMS) if you miss any class. For Self-paced video training program, you will be provided recorded videos for all topics covered.

Assistance/installation guides for setting up the required environment for Assignments / Projects is provided. Online access to quizzes with auto evaluation.

At the end, you’ll work on a Real-life Project based Case study on any of the selected Use cases. Problem statement and Data sets will be provided.

You get 6 months access to the Learning Management System (LMS). Apart from the class recordings all installation guides, class presentations, sample codes, project documents are available in the LMS. Course and Study materials access is provided for Lifetime which are also downloadable.

We have 24×7 online support team available for help with technical queries you may have during the course. All the queries are tracked as tickets and you get a guaranteed response. If required, the support team can also provide you Live support by accessing your machine remotely.

Certification assistance provided with proper guidance and certification dumps.

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Description

Becoming a Certified Business Analyst has never been more lucrative career than ever. Our certified trainers enhances the Business Analysis (BA) skills of working professionals. Business Analysis certifications such as Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA) and Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) equips with the various methodologies like Agile, Information Technology, Business Process Management, Intelligent and Architecture class. The course acquires to gain knowledge and develop skills to be proficient in Business Analysis (BA) and enables to clear IIBA–CBAP and IIBA-CCBA exams. The certification offers high-payment employment opportunities and Business Analysts are sought after in a variety of service sectors. A quality business works by acting as bridge between the feature-savvy clients and energetic technical teams.

Did you Know?

As per U.S. Department of Labor, occupational Business Handbook and Bureau of Labor Statistics, Business Analysis is a field that’s growing at a faster rate than the average. The scope of Business Analysis can be implemented across various industries. They act as a bridge between the business stakeholders and IT. Inaccurate requirements gathering consistently ranks in the top three causes of project failure yet only half of organizations have the resources in place to perform this function properly, according to our Pulse of the Profession® research.

Why learn and get Certified in Business Analysis?

1. Business Analyst is among the top 20 most recession-proof professions, according to a special report published on Jobfox.com
2. Research shows the IT Analyst job to be the seventh best job in America, with a 10-year growth outlook of 36%
3. Certified professionals earn 10 to 15% more than their non-certified counterparts in comparable roles
4. Business Analyst is one of the most in-demand and hottest jobs that employers are looking for, according to CIO Magazine
5. According to the U.S. Department of Labor and an IIBA Salary Survey, Business Analysts can earn over $100,000 per year
6. Business Analyst is one among very few jobs which are non-offshore

Course Objective

After the completion of this course, Trainee will:

1. Elicitate documentation, standards and techniques to understand requirements from stakeholders
2. Understanding different project documents such as Planning phase, discovery, design, test and requirement artifacts
3. Ask right and relevant questions to gather information using various information gathering techniques such as Analysis, Brainstorming, Observation, Job Shadowing etc.
4. Plan writing and managing requirements documents
5. Initiate process modeling efforts and managing efficiently
6. Manage your workload efficiently.
7. Validate cost and verify built solutions 

Pre-requisites

1. Basic knowledge of any programming language and Working knowledge of Java
2. Fundamental know-how of any database, SQL, and query language for databases
3. Basic Knowledge of Data Processing
4. Working knowledge of Linux- or Unix-based system which is desirable

Who should attend this Training?

Bachelor’s degree are generally required for candidates, although some clients may request their Business Analysts possess a master’s degree. Bachelor’s degree programs in finance, accounting, business administration, may provide training for college students who want to become Business Analysts.

Who should attend this Training?

People with both technical and non-technical skills can enroll for this Business Analysis training. This is one of the most valued and respected profession, across all industries. This professional certification course is suited for,
1. Project Managers
2. Team Leaders
3. Senior Developers
4. Testing Managers
5. Solution Architect
6. System Analysts

Prepare for Certification

Our training and certification program gives you a solid understanding of the key topics covered on the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) certification exams (CBAP and CCBA). In addition to boosting your income potential, getting certified in CBAP (Certified Business Analysis Professional) or CCBA (Certification of Competency in Business Analysis), demonstrates your knowledge of the skills necessary to be an effective Business Analyst. The certification validates your ability to produce reliable, high-quality results with increased efficiency and consistency.

  1. 1.Introduction to Business Analysis
  2. 2.Importance of Effective Business Analysis
  3. 3.Business Composition and Architecture
  4. 4.Roles and Responsibilities of a Business Analyst
  5. 5.Need for a Business Analyst
  6. 6.Standardization and Adaptability
  7. 7.Importance of Communication/Collaboration
  8. 8.Project Team
  9. 9.Importance of Business Analyst in the Project Team
  10. 10.Business Analyst Career Path
  1. 1.What is a company?
  2. 2.Different Departments
  3. a.Roles and Job Types
  4. b.Tasks/Responsibilities
  5. 3.Positioning of Business Analyst
  6. 4.Types of Organization
  1. 1.Definition and History of Project
  2. 2.Types of Projects
  3. 3.General Phases of IT project
  4. a.Phases
  5. b.Key People
  6. c.Activities
  7. d.Deliverables
  8. e.Product Lifecycle Vs. SDLC Lifecycle
  9. 4.Dependencies of Project on other projects
  10. 5.Roles and Responsibilities of Project Manager
  11. a.Work Breakdown Structure
  12. b.Critical Path Analysis
  13. c.Project Plan
  14. d.Issue Resolution/Conflict
  15. e.Management
  16. 6.Project Plan
  17. a.Task Creation
  18. b.Relationship between tasks
  19. c.Gnatt Chart
  20. d.Resource Allocations
  21. 7.Triple Constraints
  1. 1.PESTLE – Political, Economic, Sociological, Technological, Legal, Environment
  2. 2.MOST – Most, Objectives, Strategies, Tactics
  3. 3.SWOT – Strengths, Weakness, Opportunities, Threats
  4. 4.CATWOE – Customers, Actors, Transformation Process, World View, Owner, Environmental Constraints
  1. 1.Definition of Strategy Analysis
  2. 2.Components of Strategy analysis
  3. 3.Identifying Stakeholders and Business Needs
  1. 1.Understanding Concept of Business Modeling
  2. 2.Requirement Gathering
  3. 3.Analysis
  4. 4.Design
  5. 5.Implementation
  6. 6.Testing
  7. 7.Deployment
  1. 1.Waterfall Model
  2. 2.Rational Unified Process (RUP)
  3. 3.RAD Methodology
  4. 4.AGILE Methodology
  5. 5.Prototype Model
  6. 6.Comparison between Waterfall and RUP Model
  7. 7.Artefacts delivered in each phase
  1. 1.Setting up priorities
  2. 2.Feasibility Studies
  3. 3.Project Scope
  4. 4.Business Case
  5. 5.Risk Assessment
  6. 6.Evaluating and Selecting an Initiative
  7. 7.Setting up Future Vision
  1. 1.Define the term Requirement
  2. 2.Role of Business Analyst in Requirements Planning
  3. 3.Vision and Scope of Document
  4. 4.Types of Requirements
  5. 5.Present the Requirements Process
  6. 6.Stakeholders
  7. 7.Business Analysis Plan
  8. 8.Requirements vs. Specifications and Business Roles
  1. 1.The Requirements Work Plan (RWP)
  2. 2.RWP Components
  3. 3.Identifying good questions for elicitation
  4. 4.Roles of BA in Requirements Planning
  5. a.Investigative Approach
  6. b.Iterative Approach
  7. 5.Techniques
  8. a.Interview
  9. b.Focus groups
  10. c.Requirements Meeting
  11. d.JAD Session
  12. e.Brainstorming
  13. f.Observation
  14. g.Survey
  15. h.Prototype
  16. i.Document Analysis
  17. j.Business Rule Analysis
  18. k.Reverse Engineering
  19. l.Product Trails
  1. 1.Need for Analysis
  2. 2.Value of Modeling Techniques in Analysis
  3. 3.Modeling Techniques
  4. 4.Organization Model
  5. 5.Location Model
  6. 6.Process/flow Model
  7. 7.Use case Model
  8. 8.Data Model
  9. 9.State Model
  10. 10.Types of Requirements
  11. 11.Business Rule Analysis
  12. 12.Prioritizing Requirements
  13. 13.Verifying and Validating Requirements
  1. 1.Formal and Informal Documentation and the, Level of Detail Required
  2. 2.Writing for Usability and Comprehension
  3. 3.Common Requirements Document Defects
  4. 4.Components of a Formal Requirements Document
  5. 5.Requirements Verification and Validation
  6. 6.Requirements Sign-Off
  1. 1.Why Models are created?
  2. 2.Objectives of Modeling
  3. 3.What is Process Management
  4. 4.Understanding Process Modeling
  5. 5.AS-IS Vs. TO-BE Modeling
  6. 6.BPMN Simple Structure and Sub Classes
  7. 7.Prototyping
  8. 8.Unified Modeling Language
  9. a.Structure Diagrams
  10. i.Class
  11. ii.Component
  12. iii.Composite Structure
  13. iv.Deployment
  14. v.Object and Package Diagrams
  15. b.Behaviour Diagrams
  16. i.Activity
  17. ii.State Machine
  18. iii.Use Case Diagrams
  19. c.Interaction Overview Diagram
  20. i.Communication
  21. ii.Interaction Overview
  22. iii.Sequence
  23. iv.Timing Diagrams
  1. 1.Difference between Validation and Verification
  2. 2.Characteristics of Good Requirements
  3. 3.Risks associated with Requirements
  4. 4.Types of Testing Approaches
  5. 5.Creating a Test Plan
  6. 6.Requirements Traceability Matrix
  7. 7.Verified and Validated Requirements
  1. 1.Understanding Use Cases
  2. 2.Use Case Relationships
  3. 3.Use Case Brainstorming
  4. 4.Creating Use cases from Requirements
  5. 5.Creating Use Case Narratives
  6. 6.Change Management & Version Control Concept
  1. 1.Rational Requisite Pro
  2. 2.Enterprise Architect
  3. 3.MS Visio
  1. 1.Enterprise Architect
  2. 2.MS Visio
  3. 3.Rational Rose
  1. 1.Selection of Process teams and Leader
  2. 2.Process Analysis Training
  3. 3.Process Analysis Interview
  4. 4.Process Documentation
  5. 5.Review Cycle
  6. 6.Problem Analysis
  1. 1.International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)®
  2. 2.Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK)®
  3. 3.Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)®
  1. 1.Requirement Traceability Matrix
  2. 2.Change Request Management
  3. 3.Configuration Management
  4. 4.Process Re-modelling
  5. 5.Version Controlling
  6. 6.Contracts
  7. 7.Architectures
  8. 8.Standards/Compliance
  9. 9.Governance Risk Management and Compliance (GRC)

About Business Analysis Certification

Professional certifications will help you to showcase your proficiency and expertise in the particular domain. A Business Analyst certification is very much important if you are new and about to set your footsteps in Business Analysis. In the growing job market, the certified professionals are on high demand. As a result, companies are looking for candidates who are professionally trained and eligible to work as a Business Analyst. Many organizations like International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA ) provides various certifications to analyze and validate the professionals with adequate expertise.

Business Analysis Certification Types

IIBA, a well known certification authority for Business Analysis offers two important types of certification.
1. Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA)
2. Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
3. Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA)

ECBA Certification

Prerequisites
1. No previous BA work experience required
2. Agreement with the ECBA™ Code of Conduct

Pre-requisites

1. Fundamental knowledge of any programming language and Linux environment
2. Participants should know how to navigate and modify files within a Linux environment

Exam Details

1. Application fee is about $60 and is not refundable
2. Exam Fees is $110 for IIBA Member or $235 for Non-IIBA Member
3. Trainee has to answer 50 Questions
4. Exam duration is 1 hour
5. No renewal required

CBAP Certification

Prerequisites
1. Minimum 7500 hours of Business Analysis work experience aligned with BABOK guide in the last 10 years
2. Minimum 900 hours in each of four of the six knowledge areas
3. Minimum of 21 hours of professional development in the past four years
4. Two references from a career manager or CBAP professional recipient and a signed code of conduct

Exam Details

1. Application fee is about $125 and is not refundable
2. Exam Fees is $325 for IIBA Member or $450 for Non-IIBA Member
3. Trainee has to answer 150 Questions
4. Exam duration is 3.5 hours
5. This credential has to be maintained every three years else it will expired if not renewed

CCBA Certification

Prerequisites
1. Minimum 3750 hours of BA work experience aligned with the BABOK guide in the last seven years
2. Minimum 900 hours in each of two of the six knowledge areas or minimum 500 hours in each of four of the six knowledge areas
3. Minimum 21 hours of professional development in the past four years
Two references from a career manager or CBAP professional recipient and a signed code of conduct

Exam Details

1. Application fee is about $125 and is not refundable
2. Exam Fees is $325 for IIBA Member or $450 for Non-IIBA Member
3. Trainee has to answer 150 Questions
4. Exam duration is 3.5 hours
5. This credential has to be maintained every three years else it will expired if not renewed