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Become a Business Analyst

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Overview

In this learning path, you can learn all the skills to gather, document, and analyze business needs and requirements and become a successful business analyst.
  • Develop basic business analyst skills required for this role.
  • Demonstrate technical skills to execute effectively.
  • Build leadership and communication skills to excel and advance.

Syllabus

  • Course 1: What Is Business Analysis?
    • Business analysis is often used to refer to a profession, a competency, and the discipline of performing business research. This course gives an overview of all three areas.
  • Course 2: Business Analysis Foundations
    • Learn the foundations of business analysis. Explore the role of the business analyst and the BA process, from conducting a needs assessment to release planning.
  • Course 3: Agile Requirements Foundations
    • Learn how agile impacts the business analyst (BA) role and the requirements discovery process.
  • Course 4: Business Benefits Realization Foundations
    • Get introduced to business benefits realization, a practical way to ensure high-valued projects and programs are selected and their benefits are achieved and sustained long-term.
  • Course 5: Business Analyst and Project Manager Collaboration
    • Business analysts and project managers need to work together to get successful results. Learn collaboration techniques for each stage of the project management process.
  • Course 6: Requirements Elicitation and Analysis
    • Explore how to leverage elicitation and analysis techniques to define great requirements. Learn why these techniques are important and how to tailor them to your project.
  • Course 7: Business Analysis Foundations: Business Process Modeling
    • Explore the benefits of using business process modeling to make sense of your company's business activities, including commonly used process modeling diagrams and how to use them.
  • Course 8: Requirements Elicitation for Business Analysts: Interviews
    • Learn when and how to conduct interviews with users and project stakeholders to identify project requirements.
  • Course 9: Excel Quick Tips
    • Get the answers to common Microsoft Excel questions. Learn tips for how to format cells, align rows and columns, calculate sums, generate series data automatically, and more.
  • Course 10: Word Essential Training (Office 365/Microsoft 365)
    • Get the most out of the Microsoft 365 (formerly Office 365) version of Word. Learn how to create, format, share, and print a wide variety of documents using this application.
  • Course 11: PowerPoint Essential Training (Office 365/Microsoft 365)
    • Learn how to create, edit, and share professional-looking presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint for Microsoft 365 (formerly Office 365).
  • Course 12: Data Science Foundations: Fundamentals
    • Get a basic introduction to the careers, tools, and techniques of modern data science.
  • Course 13: Leadership Foundations
    • Learn what it takes to lead with confidence, integrity, and agility. Explore the critical skills and competencies that drive value in organizations and inspire top performance.
  • Course 14: Communication Foundations
    • Build your communication skills. Learn how to communicate more effectively in professional situations, including meetings, email, and presentations.
  • Course 15: Communication within Teams
    • Learn how to cultivate the communication practices of high-performing teams. Discover how to establish a team charter, communicate in different settings, and more.
  • Course 16: Interpersonal Communication
    • Learn strategies that can help you master your interpersonal communication skills in the workplace.
  • Course 17: Negotiation Foundations
    • Learn core negotiation skills to get win-win outcomes every time.

Taught by

Laura Paton MBA CBAP, PMI-PBA, IIBA-AAC, Greta Blash, PgMP, PMP, PBA, BAPO, ACP, DASSM, CDAI, Angela Wick, Laura Paton MBA CBAP, PMI-PBA, IIBA-AAC, Angela Wick, Angela Wick, Haydn Thomas, Angela Wick, Jess Stratton, David Rivers, Jess Stratton, Barton Poulson, Dr. Shirley Davis, Brenda Bailey-Hughes, Daisy Lovelace, Dorie Clark and Lisa Gates

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