Duration: 4 Days

Dates: 07/11/2017, 08/11/2017, 14/11/2017, 15/11/2017

Overview

It’s a 4 day course in Cork, based on the BABOK® Guide version 3.0, that offers participants a detailed insight into Business Analysis best practices, covering all the areas specified by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®).

Completion of this course means that participants meet the requirement for both Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®) and Certification of Competency in Business Analysis™ (CCBA®) certification.  The course includes over 900 sample CBAP® exam questions to ensure participants are prepped and know what to expect come test time.  Additionally, participants will learn test-taking tips and strategies, along with other practice exercises to reinforce the material.

Course Outline

Introduction to CBAP® Certification

  • Overview of certification process, requirements, and application tips
  • CBAP® Exam overview
  • 21 proven exam-taking tactics and tips to reduce anxiety and deliver better results

BABOK® Framework

  • Key Knowledge Areas
  • BABOK® Terminology
  • Practice Exam Questions & Review

Knowledge Areas and Goals

  • Elicitation and Collaboration

Elicitation: “Call forth or draw out” requirements and designs with stakeholders.

Collaboration:  Work with stakeholders is to achieve a desirable solution together.

  • Requirements Life Cycle Management

Ensures that business, stakeholder, and solution requirements are aligned with each other.

All requirements are prioritized, approved, and maintained for reuse.

Ensure the solution implements the requirements.

  • Strategy Analysis

Identify business needs of tactical or strategic importance.

Enable the enterprise to respond to those needs.

Align the “change strategy” with existing higher-and lower-level strategies.

  • Requirements Analysis and Design Definition

Analyse the need.

Create the designs that support the need.

Explore and analyse solution options.

Recommend the most effective option.

  • Solution Evaluation

Determine ways to increase solution value or recommend alternatives.

 

Additional Focus Areas

  • Underlying Competencies

Various skills needed to be effective in doing business analysis work.

Covers behaviours, characteristics, knowledge, and skills needed to perform the knowledge area tasks and be an accomplished and adaptable business analyst.

  • Techniques

Methods business analysts use to perform business analyst tasks.

Considered the most commonly practiced techniques used today within the business analysis community.

  • Perspectives

Provide focus to tasks and techniques specific within the context of an initiative.

Most initiatives are likely to engage one or more Perspectives. Perspectives covered include:

– Agile

– Business Intelligence

– Information Technology

– Business Architecture

– Business Process Management (BPM)

 

This course is targeted at business analysts, technical project managers, team leaders, system analysts, team members and anyone who is interested in learning about business analysis and anybody interested in becoming an Internationally Certified Business Analyst in particular: – Experienced Business Analysts with 5+ years of relevant work experience wishing to certify their skills as a Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®). – Junior Business Analysts seeking guidance through BABOK Guide to assist in achieving their Certificate of Competency in Business.

Benefits

Business Analysis Professionals are experts in identifying the business needs of an organization in order to determine the best solutions, a role that is increasingly seen as a vital element of any successful project. More and more companies are recognizing the CBAP/CCBA qualification & the value and expertise that these professionals bring to organizations. This course will help you perform BA tasks in a professional way using the recognized international standard. Becoming a Certified Business Analysis will improve your competencies, helping to ensure you achieve your business goals and that the results of your projects are aligned to the business. Aspira are an award winning Irish Professional Training Company, and are the only Irish company offering face-to-face certified Business Analysis training that is approved and audited by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA).

Get in Touch

Aspira is the only company in Ireland that is both certified by the Project Management Institute (PMI) as a Registered Education Provider (REP®) and recognised by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) as an Endorsed Education Provider (EEP®). This demonstrates our track record of delivering professional training and development services which focus on Increasing competencies in the application of best practice Project Management Skills and Techniques based on the PMI PMBOK, best practice Business Process Management skills  and Business Analysis Skills based on the IIBA BABOK.