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CBAP Certification Preparation
CBAP® Certification Preparation
April 23, 2018
Business Process Modelling Fundamentals
Business Process Modelling
April 23, 2018
 

Principles
of Business Analysis

 
This comprehensive four day course will give you a deeper insight into the role of business analysts and the methods and techniques used in modern business and systems analysis environments. If you need to understand the fundamentals of the profession and its role in developing technology-based business solutions, this short course will benefit you. Once you have the FTI CPBA, if you wish to receive three credits towards the National Certificate: Business Analysis, you will need to independently and in your own time (this is not included in the FTI certification) submit your PoE.

This course is a pathway to PoE submission for SAQA accreditation of the unit standard “Plan and monitor the business analysis process” at NQF Level 6, carrying 10 credits.

Who should attend?

This workshop is aimed primarily at entry-level business and systems analysts. It is also suitable for users and project sponsors, Project Managers, IT and Management Consultants who needs to understand business analysis and requirements definition processes.

Course Information

Entry Requirements

There are no specific or strict entry requirements, but we recommend that you are able to apply and practise the skills learnt on the course to your own job, to derive the most value.

Delivery and Assessment

We use a blend of face-to-face, facilitator-led training sessions and group discussions, assignments and case studies, to embed skills.

To earn an FTI certificate of attendance you will need to:
  • Attend all four full days
  • Participate in and contribute to group discussions, activities and case studies
  • Use provided templates for standard Microsoft applications
  • Practice a range of business analysis tools and techniques and simulations to be able to apply them in the workplace

Compiling and submitting a PoE is not covered in this short course but if you need assistance you can attend an additional ½ day workshop at an additional cost.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, you will have a solid understanding of the main business analysis tools and techniques and you will be able to:

  • Describe a range of software processes and use information gathering techniques
  • Describe the role of business analysts and IT stakeholders in organisations, including your own
  • Perform problem analysis and define the goal, objectives and scope of a project
  • Identify business requirements using functional, non-functional, informational and transitional methods
  • Select and use business process improvement options and conduct a feasibility study
  • Develop a business case, including cost-benefit, impact and risk analysis
  • Use modern information and process modelling techniques
  • Understand the need for project and quality management in information systems
  • Incorporate change management techniques into a systems plan

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