Explore Business Analysis.. Our Course Highlights..
Key Course Modules
- IT Basics Understand the Foundations that Make Successful IT projects: IT Projects, Participants, Stakeholders
- Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Essentials Appreciate the key development approaches such as Waterfall, Iterative and Incremental Model and Agile / SCRUM Development.
- Object Oriented Analysis and Design (OOAD) Benefits, Examples and Application to Business Modeling;
- The Unified Modeling Language (UML) Representing Business Problems and Envisioning Feasible Solutions;
- UML Deep Dive Master the Creation of UML Use Case, Activity and State Diagrams.
- Requirement Techniques Requirement Fundamentals, Types (Functional and Non-Functional), Elicitation Techniques such as Joint Application Design (JAD)
- Use Case Writing Articulating Functional Requirements and Scenarios using Main, Alternate and Exception Flows; Integrating Business Rules and Specifications;
- Structured Query Language (SQL) Database, Table, Fundamental queries for data extraction and manipulation;
- Entity Relationship Diagrams (ERD) Deciphering ERDs created by Development Team and verifying Business Rules are implemented accurately;
- Testing Fundamentals Basic software testing types, approaches and principles of testing; Writing descriptive Test Cases;
Tons of Software Tools. Now EIGHT Tools are Included!
- Business Modeling Using StarUML (Hands-on) to model use Cases, Activity Flows and State Transitions;
- Requirement Management Using DOORS to capture, track and trace requirements: Data Accountability, Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM), Versioning, Baselining;
- Repository Management (Version Control) Using ClearCase, Visual SourceSafe and TortoiseSVN (Hands-on) to manage Requirements and Related Artifacts;
- Change Management Using ClearQuest and JIRA (Hands-on) to manage Software Change Requests and Bugs, Iteration and Release Planning, Change Control Board (CCB) Process.
- Database Management Using Navicat SQLite (Hands-on) to construct databases, tables and queries.
Who is This Course For?
- Students / IT Newbies aspiring to become a Business Analyst
- IT Folks who plan to transition into a Business Analyst
- Working BAs seeking Formal Training to stand out from their Competition
- Project Managers Managing a team of Business Analysts
- NOT REQUIRED: Prior Programming Knowledge or Computer Science Degree
- HUGE PLUS: Good Communication, Analytical, Documentation, People & Problem Solving Skills