Business Analysis Fundamentals
This core class provides a basic understanding of functions and impact of the business analyst role, focusing on functions related to the development of enterprise-wide solutions.
What you can learn.
- Explore the role of the business analyst: gathering and documenting user requirements and modeling the business
- Understand business case analysis, process modeling, and quality management and testing
- Examine best practices, effective work strategies, and how to determine project needs, opportunities, and payoffs
About this course:This core class begins with a basic understanding of the functions and impact of the business analyst role, with a focus on business analysis functions related to the development of enterprise-wide solutions and the business analysis project life cycle. Topics include the role of the business analyst, gathering and documenting user requirements, modeling the business, business case analysis, process modeling, and quality management and testing. Best practices; effective work strategies; how to determine project needs, opportunities, and payoffs; as well as instructor experiences relating to effective communication and implementation of proposed business solutions are also covered. Texts purchased for this course are also utilized throughout the courses in the Business Analysis Certificate Program. This class must be taken initially or simultaneously with the second and/or third class.
Fall 2020 Schedule
These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.
Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.