Business Systems Analyst

Course Description
Course Outline

About Business Systems Analyst Training Program

Our course Business Systems Analyst will provide you with a systematic approach to business systems analysis and will provide you with the necessary tools and techniques to make a real difference for your organization. You will gain meaningful insight into the integral parts of a business system, how to conduct an analytical activity, and how to actively engage stakeholders.

This comprehensive and detailed business system analyst course is full of useful material for a BA including in-depth analysis requirements and business system concepts, product scope, requirements elicitation, modeling techniques such as data modeling, process modeling, use cases, modeling of business rules, and validation and impact analysis requirements.

Particular emphasis is placed on identifying the problem or opportunity at hand and making sure that the resulting solution benefits the organization by fulfilling a defined plane and objectives.

Who should take up this Business Systems Analyst Certification?

  • Fresh graduate who interested in making their career as business or systems analysts.
  • Experienced analysts who want their training to be formalized.
  • Project managers interested in improving their analytical skills.
  • Project Managers, Developers and Solution Architects.
  • Business Professionals and Professionals from any field who want to gain expertise as a Business Analyst.

What are the prerequisites for taking up a business system analyst course?

You are expected to understand basic business practices and be exposed to computer systems capabilities and limitations.

What will you learn in this Business System Analyst Course?

The outline of the Business System Analyst Program should cover the following topics.

The role of the Business Analyst:

The course begins with a discussion of the role of business analysis in the life cycle of system development and highlights the value a great business analyst/system analyst will bring to a project as well as to an organization.

Project scope and planning the analysis:

The question of what must I do at the beginning of a project? The answer is to give the analyst the tools to set up and the project to be successful. Several tools and techniques are analyzed to identify and understand the project or product scope, along with some tools to be used when starting the task of analysis.

Effective requirements:

Recognizing the various types of requirements and providing a framework for these requirements to be met. Exploring the characteristics of a good requirement and how to make sure that we communicate our requirements using the right technique.

Understanding the business environment:

The course explores the five ‘ B’s ‘ that the business analyst needs to know in depth to provide a comprehensive solution — business goals, business actors, business events, business processes, and business objects.

Elicitation techniques:

The course then relies more on the combination of skills, attitudes, and behaviors that distinguish outstanding performance and goes to show how important these are when performing the function of business analysis. We are exploring the practical skills that a business analyst needs to conduct an analysis investigation quickly and efficiently. Several different investigative techniques are examined:

  • A structured investigative interview is planned, conducted and followed up.
  • Brainstorming and workshops.
  • Observations.
  • Record search.
  • Contestants and Random sampling

You will then given the opportunity to use a structured interview to apply the theory of these analytical techniques.

Tools and techniques for modeling the system:

The techniques covered are :

  • Context diagrams
  • Modeling of business processes.
  • Use cases and User stories.
  • Modeling of entities and Normalization
  • Logic tools

Structured walkthroughs and critical appraisal:

The course will then provide an introduction to documentation structures, a practical guide to documenting requirements, and a review of templates, reviews, structured walkthroughs, and the concept of critical assessment.

Tools and templates:

To make sure that you can be productive quickly back in the workplace, a set of tools and templates are provided.