Software Business Analyst

  • Becoming a Business Analyst means launching a career of potential opportunity on the leading edge of innovation.
  • IT Business Analysts typically analyze business processes, organizational structure, goals and procedures to identify current and potential problems and determine information-based solutions.
  • Often working as a bridge between management and IT, increase productivity, reduce expenses or improve efficiency of computer system.
  • By offering the industry’s best and most comprehensive Business Analysis training courses and related resources, Scrum Solutions will ensure, you receive the full benefits of Business Analysis training and credentials including:
  • Demonstration of a professional level of business analysis capabilities in project management.
  • Sufficient knowledge to identify opportunities to improve a business process and by using analysis technique to eliminate problems that affects the system productivity and output.
  • Increased confidence to analyze and communicate stakeholder needs by translating business requirements into software requirements.
  • Once you’ve completed a professional Business analysis training program, you’ll be exposed to essential knowledge you can use to transition into a Business Analyst career. As a Business Analyst, your career options are almost limitless.

 

Who should attend:

  • To distinguish yourself and increase your chances of success, taking Business Analyst training is an important step. Business Analysts tend to start out with business and IT skills.
  • In addition, an understanding of a particular industry or vertical market can be an advantage. For example, professionals in, telecommunications, medical/pharmacy, transportation, finance/bank, or manufacturing can take their knowledge of those industries and transition to a Business Analyst career by enrolling in a Business Analyst training program.

Here are some alternative ways to become a business analyst:

Any Industry professional :

  • For most of us, changing careers is a matter of ‘course’.
  • When you’re ready to leverage the specialized industry knowledge you’ve acquired and take your career to the next level, you should consider enrolling in a professional Business Analysis training program to gain a well-rounded, up-to-date skill set that will impress prospective employers and help you stand out from the competition.

Software developer or engineer :

  • Many experienced and talented developers and testers reach to a point in their careers when they need a new challenge.
  • Their communication, analysis and data mining skills can successfully transfer to the duties of a Business Analyst, and their in-depth knowledge of the software development lifecycle can be a big advantage, too.
  • Add, an industry-recognized Business Analysis training by Scrum Solutions to this skill set, and you’ll be on a path toward your new exciting career.

Out of college :

  • Once you’ve earned a bachelor’s degree a good next step to secure an entry-level Business Analyst job is enrolling in a business analysis training program.

At course completion :

  • Our Business Analyst training courses will enhance your essential business skills and get you ready for Business Analyst career.

After completing this course, you will be able to –

  • Know key roles and responsibilities of Business Analyst
  • Working knowledge on different types of ‘Application Development Lifecycle’
  • Synchronizing with multiple project teams
  • Identifying Scrum roles and artifacts
  • Managing the expectations of stakeholders
  • Facilitating Jad sessions and other team meetings
  • Analyzing requirements to clarify different types of requirements
  • Creating effective requirements documents
  • Creating Gap analysis, present current and future process
  • Defining the “Definition of Done”
  • Writing valuable Agile User Stories
  • Managing and Prioritizing Product Backlog Items (PBI)
  • Developing training manual or user guide and implementation guide
  • Applying business analysis techniques to identify issues in the system
  • Categorizing and prioritizing business needs and issues using various types related diagrams
  • Defining the scope, process, tools and deliverables for modeling
  • Modeling core workflows and crucial processes with Business Process Model
    Building UML diagrams to analyze the enterprise structure and to specify a business interface
  • Generating formal presentation using PowerPoint
  • Opening and documenting the meeting in outlook
  • Act as liaison between business stakeholders, such as management, customers or end users, and the software development or information technology team.

Here at Scrum Solutions we advise focusing on work experience and skill development together. Since work experience is often the most important factor in hiring a BA, this is what we see work for most professionals. By acknowledging it, we will provide a professional environment with real enterprise or industry based project charter, necessary tools and role based project team.

Week 1 : Understanding project charter and Application development lifecycle

  • Learn different types of ‘Application Development Lifecycle’
  • Understanding project scope, process, tools and deliverables
  • Learn different types of requirements (Functional, Business, External interface,
  • Performance etc)
  • How to apply business analysis techniques to identify the priority level of the requirement
  • Analyze BA resume and create a list of BA responsibilities and duties

Week 2 : Creating Requirement documents and Use Cases

  • Create BRD (business requirement doc)
  • Create FRD (Functional requirement doc) and
  • Create Use Cases for system requirements
  • Analyze BA resume to understand BA responsibilities and duties

Week 3 : Developing process flow and User story

  • Developing Activity Diagram
  • Writing User story and how to use project management applications
  • Understanding business stakeholders, such as management, customers or end users
  • and the software development or information technology team.
  • Analyze BA resume to understand BA responsibilities and duties

Week 4 : Preparing presentation and setting up meetings

  • Prepare powerpoint presentation
  • Setup Team and Stakeholder/SME meeting
  • Taking meeting minutes
  • Learn basic flowchart and adding into the presentation
  • Analyze BA resume to understand BA responsibilities and duties

Week 5 : Defining the “Definition of Done”

  • Define when the project requirements is understandable by the scrum team Identifying Scrum roles and artifacts
  • Understand test environment, write high level test cases and test scenario for QA team
  • Learn Dataflow and Workflow diagram to include it with the test cases or test scenario
  • Analyze BA resume to understand BA responsibilities and duties

Week 6 : Working as a team

  • Create a BRD, FRD and SRD also do peer review
  • Present above documents as a team to stakeholders (Team include PM, BA and QA)
  • Learn how to create Swim lane diagram and add to the team presentation
  • Analyze BA resume to understand BA responsibilities and duties

Week 7 : GAP analysis and ETL Mapping document

  • Learn how to perform GAP analysis and ETL Mapping in Excel, between legacy and modern system
  • Applying business analysis techniques to identify issues in the system
  • Peer review, Project deliverable and passing quality gate
  • Perform UAT testing and create change request document
  • Analyze BA resume to understand BA responsibilities and duties

Week 8

Class 1 – How to write a resume

  • What to include
  • Samples provided
  • Resume assignment given
  • Assign student for presentations

Class 2 – Submit resume assignment

  • Resume presentations by students
  • Review student resumes

Week 9

Class 1 – Review Student resumes

  • Resume presentations by students

Class 2 – Job placement overview

  • How the industry works
  • Where the jobs are – Indeed, Dice, Monster
  • How to apply – tips and tricks
  • Job placement assignment

Week 10

Class 1 – Submit job placements assignment by email

  • Review applied job roles/descriptions
  • Interview question and answer bank
  • Class 2 – MCQ exam on resume/interview skills
  • Mock interviews on job applications
  • Job placement assignment
  • Q/A session

Week 11

Class 1 – Mock interviews on job applications

  • Negotiation skills
  • Q/A session

Class 2 – How to survive and thrive on the job

  • How to provide references
  • How to complete/pass background check (always choose not ok to contact)
  • Stay connected – create fb/WhatsApp private group. Assign group leader
  • How to use and benefit from the group

Week 12

Class 1 – Wrap up (lunch provided)

  • Continuing education
  • Weekly update in group

Class 2 – Reserve day