The Concise BA Workshop

Why take this course?

After completing this course, you will be able to
  • analyze business activities to identify business procedures, processes and functions
  • apply activity decomposition techniques to
    structure functions, aggregate processes and elementary processes hierarchically
  • describe business activities in terms of the sequencing of work,
    the interaction during performance of the work and the data that is involved.
  • use data/process interaction analysis to enhance and validate information models
  • perform entity-relationship (ERD) data modeling techniques
  • identify equivalencies across process modeling, data modeling and object modeling paradigms
  • select, plan and utilize appropriate elicitation techniques including facilitating workshops.
Who should attend?

The course is intended for those wanting a quick start as Business Analysts or needing a comprehensive understanding of the role and aspect of the BA function

Any prerequisites?

A general understanding of business computer systems and the systems development lifecycle (SDLC) process is helpful in gaining optimal benefit from this course

Dates and Fees

5 Days   ? - $ 2,497 (CAD)  ? Up to 3 - $ 4,997 6 - $ 8,997    ? Plus - $ 997
 
Mon Apr 9, 2018
Ottawa
Mon Apr 23, 2018
Toronto
Mon Jun 18, 2018
Ottawa
Mon Jul 16, 2018
Toronto
Contact us to arrange your preferred location and date

What Topics are covered?

Elements of Business Analysis
  • Process Model Components
  • - The Process Model
  • - Business Activity
  • - Business Function
  • - Business Process
  • - Business Procedure
Activity Decomposition
  • - Activity Hierarchy Diagram
  • - Elementary Process
  • - Activity Decomposition Steps
Process Modeling analysis
  • - Modeling Elements
  • - Modeling Steps
  • - Guidelines and Rules
ERD Modeling
  • - Basic Model Components
  • - Entity Types
  • - Attribute
  • - Relationship
  • - complex Relationship
  • - Definion Process
Interaction Analysis
  • - Links between data and process
  • - Life Cycle Analysis
  • - Entity State
  • - CRUD Analysis
  • - Data Flow Diagraming
OO Terminology and Modeling
  • - Object Orientation
  • - OO Key Components
  • - The OO Modeling Process
  • - UML Diagrams
  • - The Class Diagram
  • - The Object Model Diagram
  • - Use Case Diagram
  • - Sequence Diagram
  • - Statechart Diagram
  • - Collaboration Diagram
  • - Component Diagram
  • - Deployment Diagram
Business Analysis Tools
  • - Risk Analysis
  • - Risk Management
  • - Mind Map
  • - Fishbone
  • - Flowchart
  • - Force Field Analysis / T-Chart
  • - Matrix
  • - Radar
Elicitation Process
  • - Where Electitation fits
  • - The Process
  • - The Stakeholders
  • - Overview of techniques
Elicitation Techniques
  • - Survey and questionnaires
  • - Interviews
  • - Requirements Workshops
  • - Observation
  • - Reverse Engineering
  • - Document Analysis
  • - Interface Identification
Facilitation
  • - What does a facilitator do?
  • - The Facilitation Process
  • - Managing participants behaviour
  • - Dealing with conflicts
  • - Facilitating Remote Participants