Fundamentals of Business Analysis

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Course Overview

This course provides everything you need to get started in your career in business analysis.

Our courses focus on how analysis is performed in the real world, and they're full of examples, case studies and lessons learned from actual Business Analysts on the job.

This is a perfect first course in any business analysis curriculum.

Syllabus

1. Business Analysis

  • Overview of Business Analysis
  • Overview of Requirements
  • Role of the Business Analyst

2. Stakeholders

  • Who are they? And why do they matter?
  • The most common stakeholders: The project team, management, and the front line
  • Handling Stakeholder Conflicts

3. Life Cycles

  • Systems Development Life Cycles
  • Project Life Cycles
  • Product Life Cycles
  • Requirement Life Cycles
  • Seventh Morning's Requirements Development Life Cycle

4. Forming Requirements

  • Overview of Requirements
  • Attributes of Good Requirements
  • Types of Requirements
  • Requirement Sources
  • Gathering Requirements from Stakeholders
  • Common Requirements Documents

5. Transforming Requirements

  • Stakeholder Needs Analysis
  • Decomposition Analysis
  • Additive/Subtractive Analysis
  • Gap Analysis
  • Notations (UML & BPMN)
  • Flowcharts
  • Swim Lane Flowcharts
  • Entity-Relationship Diagrams
  • State-Transition Diagrams
  • Data Flow Diagrams
  • Use Case Modeling
  • Business Process Modeling

6. Finalizing Requirements

  • Presenting – 10 Tips
  • Presenting Requirements
  • Socializing Requirements and Gaining Acceptance
  • Prioritizing Requirements

7. Managing Requirements Assets

  • Change Control
  • Requirements Tools

8. Scenario

Who this course is for:

  • Novice to intermediate Business Analysts
  • Professionals looking to transition into a Business Analyst role

Expected Outcomes

  1. Learn the foundations of business analysis Learn how to gather requirements from stakeholders and documentary sources Learn how to analyze, diagram and model requirements Learn how to present requirements effectively and gain acceptance Learn how to manage requirements assets after the project is complete Curated for the Udemy Business collection Requirements A strong desire to learn business analysis Some business strategy knowledge helpful No technical background required Description Course Overview This course provides everything you need to get started in your career in business analysis. Our courses focus on how analysis is performed in the real world, and they're full of examples, case studies and lessons learned from actual Business Analysts on the job. This is a perfect first course in any business analysis curriculum. Syllabus 1. Business Analysis Overview of Business Analysis Overview of Requirements Role of the Business Analyst 2. Stakeholders Who are they? And why do they matter? The most common stakeholders: The project team, management, and the front line Handling Stakeholder Conflicts 3. Life Cycles Systems Development Life Cycles Project Life Cycles Product Life Cycles Requirement Life Cycles Seventh Morning's Requirements Development Life Cycle 4. Forming Requirements Overview of Requirements Attributes of Good Requirements Types of Requirements Requirement Sources Gathering Requirements from Stakeholders Common Requirements Documents 5. Transforming Requirements Stakeholder Needs Analysis Decomposition Analysis Additive/Subtractive Analysis Gap Analysis Notations (UML & BPMN) Flowcharts Swim Lane Flowcharts Entity-Relationship Diagrams State-Transition Diagrams Data Flow Diagrams Use Case Modeling Business Process Modeling 6. Finalizing Requirements Presenting – 10 Tips Presenting Requirements Socializing Requirements and Gaining Acceptance Prioritizing Requirements 7. Managing Requirements Assets Change Control Requirements Tools 8. Scenario Who this course is for: Novice to intermediate Business Analysts Professionals looking to transition into a Business Analyst role Show more Show less Featured review Arun Chaudhary 639 courses 11 reviews Rating: 5.0 out of 5 a year ago I have taken courses twice in length than this, but this course teaches me much more than them. I did an offline course which was 50 times higher in cost, but this course is just as good. I highly recommend to take this marvellous course. Show more Show less Course content 7 sections • 68 lectures • 6h 4m total length Expand all sections Overview of Business Analysis 8 lectures • 27min Introduction to the Course Preview 02:34 What is Business Analysis? 03:04 What is Business Analysis? 3 questions The Value of Business Analysis 03:55 The Value of Business Analysis 2 questions What Problems does it Address? 03:08 What Problems does it Address? 2 questions Requirements 04:56 Requirements 3 questions Who Performs Business Analysis? 03:54 Who Performs Business Analysis? 3 questions The Business Analyst Role 05:13 Quiz: The Business Analyst Role 3 questions Section 1 Materials 00:04 Introductions 3 questions Stakeholders 8 lectures • 42min Overview of Stakeholders 02:15 Stakeholders 3 questions The Project Manager Preview 05:37 The Project Manager 4 questions The Developer 06:36 The Developer 3 questions The QA/Testing Professional 07:14 The QA/Testing Professional 3 questions Management 09:30 Management 3 questions The Front Line 05:52 The Front Line 4 questions Managing Stakeholder Conflict 05:15 Managing Stakeholder Conflict 3 questions Section 2 Materials 00:04 Stakeholders 2 questions Lifecycles 8 lectures • 32min Overview of Life Cycles 01:35 The PLC and SDLC 05:16 The PLC and SDLC 3 questions Waterfall and Iterative SDLCs 08:17 Waterfall and Iterative SDLCs 4 questions Agile SDLCs 06:57 Agile SDLCs 4 questions The Product Life Cycle 02:48 The Product Life Cycle 3 questions Requirements Life Cycles 03:27 Requirements Life Cycles 2 questions NorwalkAberdeen's Requirements Definition Model 03:52 NorwalkAberdeen's Requirements Definition Model 2 questions Section 3 Materials 00:04 Life Cycles 2 questions Forming Requirements 12 lectures • 1hr 15min Overview of Requirements 03:34 Overview of Requirements 3 questions Attributes of Good Requirements 09:56 Attributes of Good Requirements 3 questions Business Requirements 07:05 Business Requirements 2 questions User Requirements 05:37 User Requirements 3 questions Functional Requirements 04:30 Functional Requirements 3 questions Nonfunctional Requirements 09:40 Nonfunctional Requirements 2 questions Requirement Sources 05:42 Requirement Sources 2 questions Gathering Requirements in One-on-One Interviews 09:14 Gathering Requirements in One-on-One Interviews 3 questions Gathering Requirements in Group Interviews 04:02 Gathering Requirements in Group Interviews 2 questions Common Requirements Documents 10:04 Common Requirements Documents 1 question Agile Requirements 05:57 Agile Requirements 6 questions Section 4 Materials 00:04 Group Interviewing 1 question Transforming Requirements 18 lectures • 1hr 49min Overview of Analysis 03:40 "Thinking about Stuff" 02:36 Decomposition Analysis 03:51 Decomposition Analysis 5 questions Additive/Subtractive Analysis 02:34 Additive/Subtractive Analysis 2 questions Gap Analysis 06:20 Gap Analysis 3 questions Decision Analysis 13:40 Decision Analysis 4 questions Root Cause Analysis 06:51 Root Cause Analysis 4 questions Stakeholder Needs Analysis 04:24 Stakeholder Needs Analysis 2 questions Overview of Modeling 01:36 Flowcharts 07:18 Flowcharts 5 questions Swim Lane Flowcharts 06:14 Swim Lane Flowcharts 3 questions Entity-Relationship Modeling 07:23 Entity-Relationship Modeling 3 questions State-Transition Modeling Preview 08:11 State-Transition Modeling 2 questions Data Flow Modeling 07:48 Data Flow Modeling 2 questions Use Case Modeling 09:23 Use Case Modeling 3 questions Business Process Modeling 13:13 Business Process Modeling 2 questions Notations: UML and BPMN 03:33 Section 5 Materials 00:04 Modeling a User-System Interaction 1 question Finalizing Requirements 5 lectures • 24min Finalizing Requirements 01:47 Socialization 07:19 Socialization 2 questions Presentation 08:58 Presentation 3 questions Change Control 05:43 Change Control 3 questions Section 6 Materials 00:04 Gaining a Senior Manager’s Support 1 question Scenario 9 lectures • 55min Scenario Overview 01:39 High-Level Interview (with Solomon) 07:31 Detailed Interview (with Martha) 10:51 Initial Documentation 06:38 Transforming the Requirements 01:54 Stakeholder Needs Analysis 04:22 Decomposition Analysis 03:47 Swim Lane Flowchart 03:17 Finalizing the Requirements (via a Walk-Through) 14:53 Analysis & Modeling Method Selection 1 question Instructor Don Hussey Business Analyst Training 4.5 Instructor Rating 26,048 Reviews 77,762 Students 7 Courses Don Hussey serves as Managing Director with NorwalkAberdeen. Prior to founding NorwalkAberdeen, Mr. Hussey was Senior Vice President of Global Internet Strategy for a global financial institution. In this role, he drove online strategy for the private bank, oversaw all business analysis and project management for the bank’s online channel, and overhauled the way these functions were run. Before this role, Mr. Hussey was a star Project Manager/Business Analyst with a major investment bank. There, he managed the delivery of numerous critical projects and participated on teams that re-engineered the project oversight process and introduced user-focused development disciplines. Earlier in his career, Mr. Hussey held various roles in sales and sales management, client service, operations, and technology. 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  2. Learn how to gather requirements from stakeholders and documentary sources Learn how to analyze, diagram and model requirements Learn how to present requirements effectively and gain acceptance Learn how to manage requirements assets after the project is complete Curated for the Udemy Business collection Requirements A strong desire to learn business analysis Some business strategy knowledge helpful No technical background required Description Course Overview This course provides everything you need to get started in your career in business analysis. Our courses focus on how analysis is performed in the real world, and they're full of examples, case studies and lessons learned from actual Business Analysts on the job. This is a perfect first course in any business analysis curriculum. Syllabus 1. Business Analysis Overview of Business Analysis Overview of Requirements Role of the Business Analyst 2. Stakeholders Who are they? And why do they matter? The most common stakeholders: The project team, management, and the front line Handling Stakeholder Conflicts 3. Life Cycles Systems Development Life Cycles Project Life Cycles Product Life Cycles Requirement Life Cycles Seventh Morning's Requirements Development Life Cycle 4. Forming Requirements Overview of Requirements Attributes of Good Requirements Types of Requirements Requirement Sources Gathering Requirements from Stakeholders Common Requirements Documents 5. Transforming Requirements Stakeholder Needs Analysis Decomposition Analysis Additive/Subtractive Analysis Gap Analysis Notations (UML & BPMN) Flowcharts Swim Lane Flowcharts Entity-Relationship Diagrams State-Transition Diagrams Data Flow Diagrams Use Case Modeling Business Process Modeling 6. Finalizing Requirements Presenting – 10 Tips Presenting Requirements Socializing Requirements and Gaining Acceptance Prioritizing Requirements 7. Managing Requirements Assets Change Control Requirements Tools 8. Scenario Who this course is for: Novice to intermediate Business Analysts Professionals looking to transition into a Business Analyst role Show more Show less Featured review Arun Chaudhary 639 courses 11 reviews Rating: 5.0 out of 5 a year ago I have taken courses twice in length than this, but this course teaches me much more than them. I did an offline course which was 50 times higher in cost, but this course is just as good. I highly recommend to take this marvellous course. Show more Show less Course content 7 sections • 68 lectures • 6h 4m total length Expand all sections Overview of Business Analysis 8 lectures • 27min Introduction to the Course Preview 02:34 What is Business Analysis? 03:04 What is Business Analysis? 3 questions The Value of Business Analysis 03:55 The Value of Business Analysis 2 questions What Problems does it Address? 03:08 What Problems does it Address? 2 questions Requirements 04:56 Requirements 3 questions Who Performs Business Analysis? 03:54 Who Performs Business Analysis? 3 questions The Business Analyst Role 05:13 Quiz: The Business Analyst Role 3 questions Section 1 Materials 00:04 Introductions 3 questions Stakeholders 8 lectures • 42min Overview of Stakeholders 02:15 Stakeholders 3 questions The Project Manager Preview 05:37 The Project Manager 4 questions The Developer 06:36 The Developer 3 questions The QA/Testing Professional 07:14 The QA/Testing Professional 3 questions Management 09:30 Management 3 questions The Front Line 05:52 The Front Line 4 questions Managing Stakeholder Conflict 05:15 Managing Stakeholder Conflict 3 questions Section 2 Materials 00:04 Stakeholders 2 questions Lifecycles 8 lectures • 32min Overview of Life Cycles 01:35 The PLC and SDLC 05:16 The PLC and SDLC 3 questions Waterfall and Iterative SDLCs 08:17 Waterfall and Iterative SDLCs 4 questions Agile SDLCs 06:57 Agile SDLCs 4 questions The Product Life Cycle 02:48 The Product Life Cycle 3 questions Requirements Life Cycles 03:27 Requirements Life Cycles 2 questions NorwalkAberdeen's Requirements Definition Model 03:52 NorwalkAberdeen's Requirements Definition Model 2 questions Section 3 Materials 00:04 Life Cycles 2 questions Forming Requirements 12 lectures • 1hr 15min Overview of Requirements 03:34 Overview of Requirements 3 questions Attributes of Good Requirements 09:56 Attributes of Good Requirements 3 questions Business Requirements 07:05 Business Requirements 2 questions User Requirements 05:37 User Requirements 3 questions Functional Requirements 04:30 Functional Requirements 3 questions Nonfunctional Requirements 09:40 Nonfunctional Requirements 2 questions Requirement Sources 05:42 Requirement Sources 2 questions Gathering Requirements in One-on-One Interviews 09:14 Gathering Requirements in One-on-One Interviews 3 questions Gathering Requirements in Group Interviews 04:02 Gathering Requirements in Group Interviews 2 questions Common Requirements Documents 10:04 Common Requirements Documents 1 question Agile Requirements 05:57 Agile Requirements 6 questions Section 4 Materials 00:04 Group Interviewing 1 question Transforming Requirements 18 lectures • 1hr 49min Overview of Analysis 03:40 "Thinking about Stuff" 02:36 Decomposition Analysis 03:51 Decomposition Analysis 5 questions Additive/Subtractive Analysis 02:34 Additive/Subtractive Analysis 2 questions Gap Analysis 06:20 Gap Analysis 3 questions Decision Analysis 13:40 Decision Analysis 4 questions Root Cause Analysis 06:51 Root Cause Analysis 4 questions Stakeholder Needs Analysis 04:24 Stakeholder Needs Analysis 2 questions Overview of Modeling 01:36 Flowcharts 07:18 Flowcharts 5 questions Swim Lane Flowcharts 06:14 Swim Lane Flowcharts 3 questions Entity-Relationship Modeling 07:23 Entity-Relationship Modeling 3 questions State-Transition Modeling Preview 08:11 State-Transition Modeling 2 questions Data Flow Modeling 07:48 Data Flow Modeling 2 questions Use Case Modeling 09:23 Use Case Modeling 3 questions Business Process Modeling 13:13 Business Process Modeling 2 questions Notations: UML and BPMN 03:33 Section 5 Materials 00:04 Modeling a User-System Interaction 1 question Finalizing Requirements 5 lectures • 24min Finalizing Requirements 01:47 Socialization 07:19 Socialization 2 questions Presentation 08:58 Presentation 3 questions Change Control 05:43 Change Control 3 questions Section 6 Materials 00:04 Gaining a Senior Manager’s Support 1 question Scenario 9 lectures • 55min Scenario Overview 01:39 High-Level Interview (with Solomon) 07:31 Detailed Interview (with Martha) 10:51 Initial Documentation 06:38 Transforming the Requirements 01:54 Stakeholder Needs Analysis 04:22 Decomposition Analysis 03:47 Swim Lane Flowchart 03:17 Finalizing the Requirements (via a Walk-Through) 14:53 Analysis & Modeling Method Selection 1 question Instructor Don Hussey Business Analyst Training 4.5 Instructor Rating 26,048 Reviews 77,762 Students 7 Courses Don Hussey serves as Managing Director with NorwalkAberdeen. Prior to founding NorwalkAberdeen, Mr. Hussey was Senior Vice President of Global Internet Strategy for a global financial institution. In this role, he drove online strategy for the private bank, oversaw all business analysis and project management for the bank’s online channel, and overhauled the way these functions were run. Before this role, Mr. Hussey was a star Project Manager/Business Analyst with a major investment bank. There, he managed the delivery of numerous critical projects and participated on teams that re-engineered the project oversight process and introduced user-focused development disciplines. Earlier in his career, Mr. Hussey held various roles in sales and sales management, client service, operations, and technology. 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  3. Learn how to analyze, diagram and model requirements Learn how to present requirements effectively and gain acceptance Learn how to manage requirements assets after the project is complete Curated for the Udemy Business collection Requirements A strong desire to learn business analysis Some business strategy knowledge helpful No technical background required Description Course Overview This course provides everything you need to get started in your career in business analysis. Our courses focus on how analysis is performed in the real world, and they're full of examples, case studies and lessons learned from actual Business Analysts on the job. This is a perfect first course in any business analysis curriculum. Syllabus 1. Business Analysis Overview of Business Analysis Overview of Requirements Role of the Business Analyst 2. Stakeholders Who are they? And why do they matter? The most common stakeholders: The project team, management, and the front line Handling Stakeholder Conflicts 3. Life Cycles Systems Development Life Cycles Project Life Cycles Product Life Cycles Requirement Life Cycles Seventh Morning's Requirements Development Life Cycle 4. Forming Requirements Overview of Requirements Attributes of Good Requirements Types of Requirements Requirement Sources Gathering Requirements from Stakeholders Common Requirements Documents 5. Transforming Requirements Stakeholder Needs Analysis Decomposition Analysis Additive/Subtractive Analysis Gap Analysis Notations (UML & BPMN) Flowcharts Swim Lane Flowcharts Entity-Relationship Diagrams State-Transition Diagrams Data Flow Diagrams Use Case Modeling Business Process Modeling 6. Finalizing Requirements Presenting – 10 Tips Presenting Requirements Socializing Requirements and Gaining Acceptance Prioritizing Requirements 7. Managing Requirements Assets Change Control Requirements Tools 8. Scenario Who this course is for: Novice to intermediate Business Analysts Professionals looking to transition into a Business Analyst role Show more Show less Featured review Arun Chaudhary 639 courses 11 reviews Rating: 5.0 out of 5 a year ago I have taken courses twice in length than this, but this course teaches me much more than them. I did an offline course which was 50 times higher in cost, but this course is just as good. I highly recommend to take this marvellous course. Show more Show less Course content 7 sections • 68 lectures • 6h 4m total length Expand all sections Overview of Business Analysis 8 lectures • 27min Introduction to the Course Preview 02:34 What is Business Analysis? 03:04 What is Business Analysis? 3 questions The Value of Business Analysis 03:55 The Value of Business Analysis 2 questions What Problems does it Address? 03:08 What Problems does it Address? 2 questions Requirements 04:56 Requirements 3 questions Who Performs Business Analysis? 03:54 Who Performs Business Analysis? 3 questions The Business Analyst Role 05:13 Quiz: The Business Analyst Role 3 questions Section 1 Materials 00:04 Introductions 3 questions Stakeholders 8 lectures • 42min Overview of Stakeholders 02:15 Stakeholders 3 questions The Project Manager Preview 05:37 The Project Manager 4 questions The Developer 06:36 The Developer 3 questions The QA/Testing Professional 07:14 The QA/Testing Professional 3 questions Management 09:30 Management 3 questions The Front Line 05:52 The Front Line 4 questions Managing Stakeholder Conflict 05:15 Managing Stakeholder Conflict 3 questions Section 2 Materials 00:04 Stakeholders 2 questions Lifecycles 8 lectures • 32min Overview of Life Cycles 01:35 The PLC and SDLC 05:16 The PLC and SDLC 3 questions Waterfall and Iterative SDLCs 08:17 Waterfall and Iterative SDLCs 4 questions Agile SDLCs 06:57 Agile SDLCs 4 questions The Product Life Cycle 02:48 The Product Life Cycle 3 questions Requirements Life Cycles 03:27 Requirements Life Cycles 2 questions NorwalkAberdeen's Requirements Definition Model 03:52 NorwalkAberdeen's Requirements Definition Model 2 questions Section 3 Materials 00:04 Life Cycles 2 questions Forming Requirements 12 lectures • 1hr 15min Overview of Requirements 03:34 Overview of Requirements 3 questions Attributes of Good Requirements 09:56 Attributes of Good Requirements 3 questions Business Requirements 07:05 Business Requirements 2 questions User Requirements 05:37 User Requirements 3 questions Functional Requirements 04:30 Functional Requirements 3 questions Nonfunctional Requirements 09:40 Nonfunctional Requirements 2 questions Requirement Sources 05:42 Requirement Sources 2 questions Gathering Requirements in One-on-One Interviews 09:14 Gathering Requirements in One-on-One Interviews 3 questions Gathering Requirements in Group Interviews 04:02 Gathering Requirements in Group Interviews 2 questions Common Requirements Documents 10:04 Common Requirements Documents 1 question Agile Requirements 05:57 Agile Requirements 6 questions Section 4 Materials 00:04 Group Interviewing 1 question Transforming Requirements 18 lectures • 1hr 49min Overview of Analysis 03:40 "Thinking about Stuff" 02:36 Decomposition Analysis 03:51 Decomposition Analysis 5 questions Additive/Subtractive Analysis 02:34 Additive/Subtractive Analysis 2 questions Gap Analysis 06:20 Gap Analysis 3 questions Decision Analysis 13:40 Decision Analysis 4 questions Root Cause Analysis 06:51 Root Cause Analysis 4 questions Stakeholder Needs Analysis 04:24 Stakeholder Needs Analysis 2 questions Overview of Modeling 01:36 Flowcharts 07:18 Flowcharts 5 questions Swim Lane Flowcharts 06:14 Swim Lane Flowcharts 3 questions Entity-Relationship Modeling 07:23 Entity-Relationship Modeling 3 questions State-Transition Modeling Preview 08:11 State-Transition Modeling 2 questions Data Flow Modeling 07:48 Data Flow Modeling 2 questions Use Case Modeling 09:23 Use Case Modeling 3 questions Business Process Modeling 13:13 Business Process Modeling 2 questions Notations: UML and BPMN 03:33 Section 5 Materials 00:04 Modeling a User-System Interaction 1 question Finalizing Requirements 5 lectures • 24min Finalizing Requirements 01:47 Socialization 07:19 Socialization 2 questions Presentation 08:58 Presentation 3 questions Change Control 05:43 Change Control 3 questions Section 6 Materials 00:04 Gaining a Senior Manager’s Support 1 question Scenario 9 lectures • 55min Scenario Overview 01:39 High-Level Interview (with Solomon) 07:31 Detailed Interview (with Martha) 10:51 Initial Documentation 06:38 Transforming the Requirements 01:54 Stakeholder Needs Analysis 04:22 Decomposition Analysis 03:47 Swim Lane Flowchart 03:17 Finalizing the Requirements (via a Walk-Through) 14:53 Analysis & Modeling Method Selection 1 question Instructor Don Hussey Business Analyst Training 4.5 Instructor Rating 26,048 Reviews 77,762 Students 7 Courses Don Hussey serves as Managing Director with NorwalkAberdeen. Prior to founding NorwalkAberdeen, Mr. Hussey was Senior Vice President of Global Internet Strategy for a global financial institution. In this role, he drove online strategy for the private bank, oversaw all business analysis and project management for the bank’s online channel, and overhauled the way these functions were run. Before this role, Mr. Hussey was a star Project Manager/Business Analyst with a major investment bank. There, he managed the delivery of numerous critical projects and participated on teams that re-engineered the project oversight process and introduced user-focused development disciplines. Earlier in his career, Mr. Hussey held various roles in sales and sales management, client service, operations, and technology. 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  4. Learn how to present requirements effectively and gain acceptance Learn how to manage requirements assets after the project is complete Curated for the Udemy Business collection Requirements A strong desire to learn business analysis Some business strategy knowledge helpful No technical background required Description Course Overview This course provides everything you need to get started in your career in business analysis. Our courses focus on how analysis is performed in the real world, and they're full of examples, case studies and lessons learned from actual Business Analysts on the job. This is a perfect first course in any business analysis curriculum. Syllabus 1. Business Analysis Overview of Business Analysis Overview of Requirements Role of the Business Analyst 2. Stakeholders Who are they? And why do they matter? The most common stakeholders: The project team, management, and the front line Handling Stakeholder Conflicts 3. Life Cycles Systems Development Life Cycles Project Life Cycles Product Life Cycles Requirement Life Cycles Seventh Morning's Requirements Development Life Cycle 4. Forming Requirements Overview of Requirements Attributes of Good Requirements Types of Requirements Requirement Sources Gathering Requirements from Stakeholders Common Requirements Documents 5. Transforming Requirements Stakeholder Needs Analysis Decomposition Analysis Additive/Subtractive Analysis Gap Analysis Notations (UML & BPMN) Flowcharts Swim Lane Flowcharts Entity-Relationship Diagrams State-Transition Diagrams Data Flow Diagrams Use Case Modeling Business Process Modeling 6. Finalizing Requirements Presenting – 10 Tips Presenting Requirements Socializing Requirements and Gaining Acceptance Prioritizing Requirements 7. Managing Requirements Assets Change Control Requirements Tools 8. Scenario Who this course is for: Novice to intermediate Business Analysts Professionals looking to transition into a Business Analyst role Show more Show less Featured review Arun Chaudhary 639 courses 11 reviews Rating: 5.0 out of 5 a year ago I have taken courses twice in length than this, but this course teaches me much more than them. I did an offline course which was 50 times higher in cost, but this course is just as good. I highly recommend to take this marvellous course. Show more Show less Course content 7 sections • 68 lectures • 6h 4m total length Expand all sections Overview of Business Analysis 8 lectures • 27min Introduction to the Course Preview 02:34 What is Business Analysis? 03:04 What is Business Analysis? 3 questions The Value of Business Analysis 03:55 The Value of Business Analysis 2 questions What Problems does it Address? 03:08 What Problems does it Address? 2 questions Requirements 04:56 Requirements 3 questions Who Performs Business Analysis? 03:54 Who Performs Business Analysis? 3 questions The Business Analyst Role 05:13 Quiz: The Business Analyst Role 3 questions Section 1 Materials 00:04 Introductions 3 questions Stakeholders 8 lectures • 42min Overview of Stakeholders 02:15 Stakeholders 3 questions The Project Manager Preview 05:37 The Project Manager 4 questions The Developer 06:36 The Developer 3 questions The QA/Testing Professional 07:14 The QA/Testing Professional 3 questions Management 09:30 Management 3 questions The Front Line 05:52 The Front Line 4 questions Managing Stakeholder Conflict 05:15 Managing Stakeholder Conflict 3 questions Section 2 Materials 00:04 Stakeholders 2 questions Lifecycles 8 lectures • 32min Overview of Life Cycles 01:35 The PLC and SDLC 05:16 The PLC and SDLC 3 questions Waterfall and Iterative SDLCs 08:17 Waterfall and Iterative SDLCs 4 questions Agile SDLCs 06:57 Agile SDLCs 4 questions The Product Life Cycle 02:48 The Product Life Cycle 3 questions Requirements Life Cycles 03:27 Requirements Life Cycles 2 questions NorwalkAberdeen's Requirements Definition Model 03:52 NorwalkAberdeen's Requirements Definition Model 2 questions Section 3 Materials 00:04 Life Cycles 2 questions Forming Requirements 12 lectures • 1hr 15min Overview of Requirements 03:34 Overview of Requirements 3 questions Attributes of Good Requirements 09:56 Attributes of Good Requirements 3 questions Business Requirements 07:05 Business Requirements 2 questions User Requirements 05:37 User Requirements 3 questions Functional Requirements 04:30 Functional Requirements 3 questions Nonfunctional Requirements 09:40 Nonfunctional Requirements 2 questions Requirement Sources 05:42 Requirement Sources 2 questions Gathering Requirements in One-on-One Interviews 09:14 Gathering Requirements in One-on-One Interviews 3 questions Gathering Requirements in Group Interviews 04:02 Gathering Requirements in Group Interviews 2 questions Common Requirements Documents 10:04 Common Requirements Documents 1 question Agile Requirements 05:57 Agile Requirements 6 questions Section 4 Materials 00:04 Group Interviewing 1 question Transforming Requirements 18 lectures • 1hr 49min Overview of Analysis 03:40 "Thinking about Stuff" 02:36 Decomposition Analysis 03:51 Decomposition Analysis 5 questions Additive/Subtractive Analysis 02:34 Additive/Subtractive Analysis 2 questions Gap Analysis 06:20 Gap Analysis 3 questions Decision Analysis 13:40 Decision Analysis 4 questions Root Cause Analysis 06:51 Root Cause Analysis 4 questions Stakeholder Needs Analysis 04:24 Stakeholder Needs Analysis 2 questions Overview of Modeling 01:36 Flowcharts 07:18 Flowcharts 5 questions Swim Lane Flowcharts 06:14 Swim Lane Flowcharts 3 questions Entity-Relationship Modeling 07:23 Entity-Relationship Modeling 3 questions State-Transition Modeling Preview 08:11 State-Transition Modeling 2 questions Data Flow Modeling 07:48 Data Flow Modeling 2 questions Use Case Modeling 09:23 Use Case Modeling 3 questions Business Process Modeling 13:13 Business Process Modeling 2 questions Notations: UML and BPMN 03:33 Section 5 Materials 00:04 Modeling a User-System Interaction 1 question Finalizing Requirements 5 lectures • 24min Finalizing Requirements 01:47 Socialization 07:19 Socialization 2 questions Presentation 08:58 Presentation 3 questions Change Control 05:43 Change Control 3 questions Section 6 Materials 00:04 Gaining a Senior Manager’s Support 1 question Scenario 9 lectures • 55min Scenario Overview 01:39 High-Level Interview (with Solomon) 07:31 Detailed Interview (with Martha) 10:51 Initial Documentation 06:38 Transforming the Requirements 01:54 Stakeholder Needs Analysis 04:22 Decomposition Analysis 03:47 Swim Lane Flowchart 03:17 Finalizing the Requirements (via a Walk-Through) 14:53 Analysis & Modeling Method Selection 1 question Instructor Don Hussey Business Analyst Training 4.5 Instructor Rating 26,048 Reviews 77,762 Students 7 Courses Don Hussey serves as Managing Director with NorwalkAberdeen. Prior to founding NorwalkAberdeen, Mr. Hussey was Senior Vice President of Global Internet Strategy for a global financial institution. In this role, he drove online strategy for the private bank, oversaw all business analysis and project management for the bank’s online channel, and overhauled the way these functions were run. Before this role, Mr. Hussey was a star Project Manager/Business Analyst with a major investment bank. There, he managed the delivery of numerous critical projects and participated on teams that re-engineered the project oversight process and introduced user-focused development disciplines. Earlier in his career, Mr. Hussey held various roles in sales and sales management, client service, operations, and technology. 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  5. Learn how to manage requirements assets after the project is complete Curated for the Udemy Business collection Requirements A strong desire to learn business analysis Some business strategy knowledge helpful No technical background required Description Course Overview This course provides everything you need to get started in your career in business analysis. Our courses focus on how analysis is performed in the real world, and they're full of examples, case studies and lessons learned from actual Business Analysts on the job. This is a perfect first course in any business analysis curriculum. Syllabus 1. Business Analysis Overview of Business Analysis Overview of Requirements Role of the Business Analyst 2. Stakeholders Who are they? And why do they matter? The most common stakeholders: The project team, management, and the front line Handling Stakeholder Conflicts 3. Life Cycles Systems Development Life Cycles Project Life Cycles Product Life Cycles Requirement Life Cycles Seventh Morning's Requirements Development Life Cycle 4. Forming Requirements Overview of Requirements Attributes of Good Requirements Types of Requirements Requirement Sources Gathering Requirements from Stakeholders Common Requirements Documents 5. Transforming Requirements Stakeholder Needs Analysis Decomposition Analysis Additive/Subtractive Analysis Gap Analysis Notations (UML & BPMN) Flowcharts Swim Lane Flowcharts Entity-Relationship Diagrams State-Transition Diagrams Data Flow Diagrams Use Case Modeling Business Process Modeling 6. Finalizing Requirements Presenting – 10 Tips Presenting Requirements Socializing Requirements and Gaining Acceptance Prioritizing Requirements 7. Managing Requirements Assets Change Control Requirements Tools 8. Scenario Who this course is for: Novice to intermediate Business Analysts Professionals looking to transition into a Business Analyst role Show more Show less Featured review Arun Chaudhary 639 courses 11 reviews Rating: 5.0 out of 5 a year ago I have taken courses twice in length than this, but this course teaches me much more than them. I did an offline course which was 50 times higher in cost, but this course is just as good. I highly recommend to take this marvellous course. Show more Show less Course content 7 sections • 68 lectures • 6h 4m total length Expand all sections Overview of Business Analysis 8 lectures • 27min Introduction to the Course Preview 02:34 What is Business Analysis? 03:04 What is Business Analysis? 3 questions The Value of Business Analysis 03:55 The Value of Business Analysis 2 questions What Problems does it Address? 03:08 What Problems does it Address? 2 questions Requirements 04:56 Requirements 3 questions Who Performs Business Analysis? 03:54 Who Performs Business Analysis? 3 questions The Business Analyst Role 05:13 Quiz: The Business Analyst Role 3 questions Section 1 Materials 00:04 Introductions 3 questions Stakeholders 8 lectures • 42min Overview of Stakeholders 02:15 Stakeholders 3 questions The Project Manager Preview 05:37 The Project Manager 4 questions The Developer 06:36 The Developer 3 questions The QA/Testing Professional 07:14 The QA/Testing Professional 3 questions Management 09:30 Management 3 questions The Front Line 05:52 The Front Line 4 questions Managing Stakeholder Conflict 05:15 Managing Stakeholder Conflict 3 questions Section 2 Materials 00:04 Stakeholders 2 questions Lifecycles 8 lectures • 32min Overview of Life Cycles 01:35 The PLC and SDLC 05:16 The PLC and SDLC 3 questions Waterfall and Iterative SDLCs 08:17 Waterfall and Iterative SDLCs 4 questions Agile SDLCs 06:57 Agile SDLCs 4 questions The Product Life Cycle 02:48 The Product Life Cycle 3 questions Requirements Life Cycles 03:27 Requirements Life Cycles 2 questions NorwalkAberdeen's Requirements Definition Model 03:52 NorwalkAberdeen's Requirements Definition Model 2 questions Section 3 Materials 00:04 Life Cycles 2 questions Forming Requirements 12 lectures • 1hr 15min Overview of Requirements 03:34 Overview of Requirements 3 questions Attributes of Good Requirements 09:56 Attributes of Good Requirements 3 questions Business Requirements 07:05 Business Requirements 2 questions User Requirements 05:37 User Requirements 3 questions Functional Requirements 04:30 Functional Requirements 3 questions Nonfunctional Requirements 09:40 Nonfunctional Requirements 2 questions Requirement Sources 05:42 Requirement Sources 2 questions Gathering Requirements in One-on-One Interviews 09:14 Gathering Requirements in One-on-One Interviews 3 questions Gathering Requirements in Group Interviews 04:02 Gathering Requirements in Group Interviews 2 questions Common Requirements Documents 10:04 Common Requirements Documents 1 question Agile Requirements 05:57 Agile Requirements 6 questions Section 4 Materials 00:04 Group Interviewing 1 question Transforming Requirements 18 lectures • 1hr 49min Overview of Analysis 03:40 "Thinking about Stuff" 02:36 Decomposition Analysis 03:51 Decomposition Analysis 5 questions Additive/Subtractive Analysis 02:34 Additive/Subtractive Analysis 2 questions Gap Analysis 06:20 Gap Analysis 3 questions Decision Analysis 13:40 Decision Analysis 4 questions Root Cause Analysis 06:51 Root Cause Analysis 4 questions Stakeholder Needs Analysis 04:24 Stakeholder Needs Analysis 2 questions Overview of Modeling 01:36 Flowcharts 07:18 Flowcharts 5 questions Swim Lane Flowcharts 06:14 Swim Lane Flowcharts 3 questions Entity-Relationship Modeling 07:23 Entity-Relationship Modeling 3 questions State-Transition Modeling Preview 08:11 State-Transition Modeling 2 questions Data Flow Modeling 07:48 Data Flow Modeling 2 questions Use Case Modeling 09:23 Use Case Modeling 3 questions Business Process Modeling 13:13 Business Process Modeling 2 questions Notations: UML and BPMN 03:33 Section 5 Materials 00:04 Modeling a User-System Interaction 1 question Finalizing Requirements 5 lectures • 24min Finalizing Requirements 01:47 Socialization 07:19 Socialization 2 questions Presentation 08:58 Presentation 3 questions Change Control 05:43 Change Control 3 questions Section 6 Materials 00:04 Gaining a Senior Manager’s Support 1 question Scenario 9 lectures • 55min Scenario Overview 01:39 High-Level Interview (with Solomon) 07:31 Detailed Interview (with Martha) 10:51 Initial Documentation 06:38 Transforming the Requirements 01:54 Stakeholder Needs Analysis 04:22 Decomposition Analysis 03:47 Swim Lane Flowchart 03:17 Finalizing the Requirements (via a Walk-Through) 14:53 Analysis & Modeling Method Selection 1 question Instructor Don Hussey Business Analyst Training 4.5 Instructor Rating 26,048 Reviews 77,762 Students 7 Courses Don Hussey serves as Managing Director with NorwalkAberdeen. Prior to founding NorwalkAberdeen, Mr. Hussey was Senior Vice President of Global Internet Strategy for a global financial institution. In this role, he drove online strategy for the private bank, oversaw all business analysis and project management for the bank’s online channel, and overhauled the way these functions were run. Before this role, Mr. Hussey was a star Project Manager/Business Analyst with a major investment bank. There, he managed the delivery of numerous critical projects and participated on teams that re-engineered the project oversight process and introduced user-focused development disciplines. Earlier in his career, Mr. Hussey held various roles in sales and sales management, client service, operations, and technology. 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