BA110 Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring
About This Course
This course helps participants understand the tasks involved in planning and monitoring a business analysis effort, including identifying stakeholders, defining their roles and responsibilities, preparing a communications plan to ensure strong relationships throughout the effort, and establishing a monitoring system to ensure desired results.
Participants will learn how to identify the basic tasks needed to undertake the analysis, and how to prioritize those tasks, as well as the associated deliverables. Participants will also learn how to develop metrics to be used for monitoring the business analysis work.
This course provides an intermediate level of proficiency in the Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring knowledge area as defined by the IIBA BABOK.
Business analysis is a research approach to identifying and defining business needs in order to find solutions, make performance improvements, and enact organizational change. CEPE’s Business Analysis Certificate program provides comprehensive training in these vital areas and helps participants develop...
What You’ll Learn
Upon completion of this course, students will have gained the knowledge to:
- Understand key concepts of business analysis, including the six knowledge areas of business analysis and five perspectives that business analysts could focus on in their work;
- Identify suitable business opportunities for business analysis;
- Understand the fundamental two ways to approach a business analysis project and determine which approach is best for a specific business challenge;
- Conduct a stakeholder analysis and manage those stakeholders throughout the analysis effort;
- Understand business analysis governance and information systems;
- Track, assess, and report on the quality of business analysis work and take steps to correct any problems and improve performance.
The Learning Environment
This course is delivered in a virtual format and combines lectures, discussions, and group activities.
Courses in this Certificate Track
Enrolling in the full certificate program allows for more comprehensive learning in regard to business analysis.
Courses may be taken individually and in any order unless otherwise noted. Five courses are required to complete the certificate. If pursuing the certificate, all courses in the certificate program must be completed within three years. Visit the program page for a recommended sequence.
Ron Sarazin, president of Olympic Performance, Inc., specializes in project management, business analysis, visual management, customer service, and strategic planning training and consulting. He has worked for PACCAR, Portland General Electric, and Mutual Health Systems. Ron earned a BS in Industrial Engineering at Oregon State University and completed specialized training at the University of Idaho and Stanford University.