Business Analysis Essentials


In the Business Analysis Essentials course, you will be introduced to the techniques, methodologies and concepts of Business Analysis using the International Institute of Business AnalysisTM (IIBA®A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide) Version 3.0.

Topics Include:

  • Why requirements are important
  • Types of requirements
  • Underlying competencies for Business Analysts
  • Strategy Analysis Knowledge Area
  • Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring Knowledge Area
  • Elicitation and Collaboration Knowledge Area
  • Requirements Life Cycle Management Knowledge Area
  • Requirements Analysis and Design Definition Knowledge Area
  • Solution Evaluation Knowledge Area
  • The BA curriculum
Who Should Enroll: 
  • Business analysts
  • Executives
  • Functional managers
  • Project managers
  • Programmers interested in expanding their effectiveness
  • Other individuals involved in project work
Learning Outcomes: 
  • Why requirements and the BA role are important to project success
  • The BA's role and responsibilities
  • The BABOK® Guide knowledge areas
  • The competencies needed to become an effective business analyst
  • How to identify different types of requirements
  • How to select a project approach
Continuing Education Hours: 
Project Management Institute 6.5 PDUs-Technical
International Institute of Business Analysis 6 CDUs
Continuing Education Units .65 CEUs
Applies Towards Certificates:

Save $655 by registering for the Business Analysis Certificate Program, a series of seven courses (including this one) that can be taken in any order. The registration cost for the certificate program is $4,490, while the cost to register for all seven courses separately is $5,145.

Textbook Information: 

Students will need to purchase International Institute of Business AnalysisTM (IIBA®A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide).

Additional Information: 

The Center for Professional Education is an Endorsed Education Provider of the IIBA® (EEP # E48092). IIBA®, the IIBA® logo, BABOK® Guide and Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® are registered trademarks owned by International Institute of Business Analysis. These trademarks are used with the express permission of International Institute of Business Analysis.