Business Analyst 4 Hour Bundle

Hours: 4 / Access Length: 180 Days / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Retail Price: $249.00

Course Overview:

This is a course bundle that allows a student to choose four (4) of our one (1) hour Project Management courses.

Choose Four Courses from Below:

  • Defining Business Rules
  • Gathering Requirements
  • Managing Changing Project Requirements
  • Planning the Business Analysis Approach

Course Outlines:

 Defining Business Rules

Lesson 1: Business Rules

  • What are business rules?
  • Business goals, policies, and rules

Lesson 2: Benefits of Business Rules

  • Increasing manageability of business processes
  • Business rules are based on facts

Lesson 3: Business Rules and Requirements

  • Relating rules and requirements
  • Components of a business rule
  • Example
  • Cataloging business rules

Lesson 4: Classifying Business Rules

  • Types of business rules
  • Complex business rules

Lesson 5: Modeling Complex Business Rules

  • Use case model
  • Defining how business rules flow

Lesson 6: Developing Business Rules

  • Best practices
  • Business rules and models
  • Consider using a tool

Lesson 7: Conclusion

  • Next steps
 Gathering Requirements

Lesson 1: Identifying Types of Requirements

  • Defining a requirement
  • Categorizing requirements

Lesson 2: Developing Effective Requirements

  • Iterative requirements gathering
  • Planning the requirements work

Lesson 3: Eliciting Requirements

  • Defining elicitation
  • Elicitation techniques
  • Elicitation questions

Lesson 4: Analyzing Requirements

  • Describing requirements analysis
  • Reviewing requirements attributes
  • Decomposing requirements top down
  • Requirements modeling techniques
  • Assumptions and constraints

Lesson 5: Conclusion

  • Wrapping up
 Managing Changing Project Requirements

Lesson 1: Baselining Requirements

  • Starting from the known
  • Requirements validation
  • Characteristics of good requirements
  • Requirements inspection

Lesson 2: Managing Changing Requirements

  • Sources of changing requirements
  • Components of requirements management
  • The change control process
  • Traditional vs. agile processes
  • Prioritization

Lesson 3: Using Traceability

  • The importance of traceability
  • Horizontal vs. vertical traceabiltiy
  • Traceability and ownership

Lesson 4: Conclusion

  • Using software tools
  • Summary
 Planning the Business Analysis Approach

Lesson 1: Overview

  • Defining business analysis
  • Overview of a BA work plan

Lesson 2: Defining the requirements plan

  • Justifying the plan
  • Identifying the components
  • Planning the details
  • Overview on elicitation techniques
  • Planning for approval

Lesson 3: Creating the requirements plan

  • Scoping the activities
  • Budgeting and resourcing
  • Assessing risks

Lesson 4: Conclusion

  • Wrapping it up

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended.

Hardware Requirements:
  • Minimum Pentium 400 Mhz CPU or G3 Macintosh. 1 GHz or greater CPU recommended.
  • 256MB RAM minimum. 1 GB RAM recommended.
  • 800x600 video resolution minimum. 1025x768 recommended.
  • Speakers/Headphones to listen to Dialogue steaming audio sessions.
  • A microphone to speak in Dialogue streaming audio sessions.
Operating System Requirements:
  • Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 9, 10
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • OpenSUSE Linux 9.2 or higher.
Web Browser Requirements:
  • Google Chrome is recommended.
  • Firefox 13.x or greater.
  • Internet Explorer 6.x or greater.
  • Safari 3.2.2 or greater.
Software Requirements:
  • Adobe Flash Player 6 or greater.
  • Oracle Java 7 or greater.
  • Adobe Reader 7 or greater.
Web Browser Settings:
  • Accept Cookies
  • Disable Pop-up Blocker.


**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**