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TwentyEighty Strategy Execution's business analysis training courses will help give you a thorough understanding of requirements management and development, which are crucial elements of successful project execution. To be effective, you will need to elicit justifiable, verifiable and traceable requirements, and manage them through the entire requirements process.

Note:  All publically available courses are also available at client locations. Courses that are designated as On Site Only are only available at client locations.

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**TwentyEighty Strategy Execution courses support the knowledge areas as defined by IIBA’s Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK®).
 

  • Analyzing Benefits and Refining Solutions

    Analyzing Benefits and Refining Solutions applies an approach to using business analysis skills that addresses the work needed to ensure that a solution, once in place, actually delivers the business value that was expected of it, and to optimize that business value over its useful life.

  • BAAppraise

    Evaluates your knowledge of each of the areas in A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK®).

  • Business Data Modeling

    Business Data Modeling explores business rules, policies and procedures and how they can be modeled effectively. Participants will learn entity relationship diagramming, super and sub-types, attributive and associative entities, and documenting data constraints.

  • Business Process Modeling

    This highly interactive course provides participants the opportunity to perform the four phases of a process improvement project-define, analyze, implement and control-which have been derived from the leading process improvement models in the industry.

  • Defining Business Needs and Solution Scope

    Defining the Business Needs and Solution Scope applies an approach to using business analysis skills at the “fuzzy front end” of a change initiative or even before! Prior to launching an initiative to affect any sort of organizational change, be very clear about the desired business outcomes, determine a solution scope, identify and assess all the viable options, scrutinize each of the options, and then make sure you understand all that is involved in the change initiative, including required costs, resources and risks.

  • Developing a Business Case

    Developing a Business Case provides the program manager, project manager and/or business analyst with hands-on practice developing and documenting a project business case. As part of the course, participants receive detailed templates for developing a business case document and the associated economic spreadsheets.

  • Developing Use Cases

    This course provides business analysts with the required competencies for creating use case diagrams and use case scenarios, which serve as a vehicle for eliciting, analyzing, documenting and communicating functional requirements.

  • Eliciting and Managing Requirements

    Eliciting and Managing Requirements is designed for individuals responsible for doing just that—eliciting requirements from users and stakeholders and managing those requirements throughout solution development. The course looks at the processes around solution scope validation, collaborative elicitation, modeling the solution, documenting effective requirements, solution validation, requirements change management, and how to plan the work necessary to successfully drive the whole process.

  • Enterprise Business Analysis

    Senior business analysts are increasingly involved in pre-project activities to ensure that solutions to business problems reflect the organization’s business strategy. Through Enterprise Business Analysis, the senior business analyst becomes a vital contributor to helping the organization determine sound investments and enhance its project portfolio. These activities ensure the organization can maximize the return on investment, minimize duplication of efforts across the organization, and realign business operations to meet executive management’s strategy.

  • Facilitation Techniques for Business Analysis

    Those practicing business analysis spend a significant amount of time facilitating sessions to gather requirements and other information. Yet, many facilitators lack formal training on how to effectively do so. A successful facilitation session results in requirements and information that can be analyzed and worked with once the session is complete. Facilitation Techniques for Business Analysis focuses on teaching the facilitation skills necessary to elicit and analyze requirements on a project.

  • Facilitation Techniques for Requirements Development

    Facilitation Techniques for Requirements Development focuses on teaching the facilitation skills necessary to elicit and analyze requirements on a project. In this highly interactive course, you will learn how to effectively help stakeholders define their needs and form these into quantifiable requirements through facilitation.

  • Foundations of Business Analysis

    This course provides a special focus on the business analysis function as it relates to developing IT solutions, given that such an understanding is essential for project success. You'll learn the business analysis process as it is applied throughout a project, including the pre-project activities that comprise enterprise analysis.

  • Fundamentals of Business Analysis

    Fundamentals of Business Analysis addresses the entire scope of business analysis: before, during and after a solution to a business problem is implemented, and also includes enterprise business analysis. It is an broad and shallow overview to allow an understanding of the value that business analysis delivers in terms of executing strategy – both doing the right work and doing the right work right.

  • Object Oriented Modeling

    This course provides an overview of object-oriented modeling and its relationship with use case modeling, illustrates and defines relationships in OO modeling, and allows participants to practice OO modeling. Participants are expected to have a foundational knowledge of use case models and the Unified Modeling Language (UML®) before beginning this course. To fully gain the benefits of UML©, participants will create use case diagrams using an object-oriented approach, which enables business analysts to sift through the complexity of a system by breaking it down into smaller units.

  • How to Gather and Document User Requirements

    This “how-to” course introduces the roles of the business analyst as they relate to the elicitation, analysis and documentation of requirements. It familiarizes participants with the core knowledge and skills required to identify and document user requirements. It also addresses how these requirements are managed throughout the life cycle.

  • Strategic Enterprise Analysis

    Strategic Enterprise Analysis is an advanced course designed to provide you with the knowledge you need to begin working as part of a strategic enterprise analysis team. In particular, the course covers the major activities of strategic enterprise analysis that must be conducted to study the enterprise architecture.

  • Testing Techniques for Tracing and Validating Requirements

    By attending this course, you’ll develop the competencies required to create test cases and scenarios and to ensure proper test coverage according to the risk level. You will also learn about the different levels and types of testing commonly used in solution development today.

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