Business Analysis and Requirements Gathering

To stay competitive in today’s fast paced economy, companies need to deliver innovations that meet business or market needs without spending time on the wrong problem or rework for missed requirements. This is the big focus of BVS’ business analysis and requirements gathering training

Business Analysis is the practice of enabling change in an organizational context, by defining needs and recommending solutions that deliver value to stakeholders. The set of tasks and techniques that forms the core of our training are as defined in IIBA (designer to hyperlink to IIBA website) the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK®Guide).

This course explores the breadth of tasks, skills and interactions expected in a business analysis professional role. It provides a complete foundational set of practical tips and hands on exercises to build expertise and confidence using requirements delivery strategies, independent of methodology.

Our highly interactive workshops allow students to practice the techniques as they learn them. Regardless of the participant’s skill level, the workshop cases and discussions inspire learning insights for every level of experience. It provides consistent terminology, project participant roles, templates, and suggested standards for an organization to use as a starting point to add their unique customizations.

Our Business Analysis courses will help you to:

  • Function as a management consultant to analyze and recommend solutions that bring benefits and value to the organization.
  • Elicit, document, and manage requirements without a mountain of paperwork, regardless of the life cycle used.
  • Analyse, structure, and document requirements so that they are readily confirmed by your business stakeholders and usable by your project teams.
  • Learn the practical skills a business analyst needs to be effective back on the job under any software delivery methodology
Training module Objective Content
Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring Provide guidance in conducting stakeholder analysis
  • Planning Business Analysis Approach.
  • Planning Requirements Management Process.
  • Managing Business Analysis Performance.
Elicitation Provide hands-on experience conducting elicitation activities, guidance in structuring the interview and lists of questions for elicitation events over the lifecycle.
  • Preparing for Elicitation.
  • Conducting Elicitation Activity.
  • Documenting Elicitation Results.
  • Confirming Elicitation Results.
Enterprise Analysis  Provide guidance and experience in modelling business use cases in order to analyze As-Is and To-Be business processes and identify gaps.
  • Defining Business Need.
  • Assessing Capability Gaps
  • Determining Solution Approach.
  • Defining Solution Scope
  • Defining Business Case
Requirements Management & Communication Provide guidance and experience maintaining requirements for reuse with included, extending and generalized use cases.
  • Managing Solution Scope & Requirements
  • Managing Requirements Traceability
  • Maintaining Requirements for Re-use
  • Preparing Requirements Package
  • Communicating Requirements
Requirements Analysis Provide guidance and experience in organizing requirements by grouping system use cases into packages and by mapping the behavioural, use-case model to other project components and artifacts.
  • Prioritizing Requirements
  • Organizing Requirements
  • Specifying and Model Requirements
  • Defining Assumptions and Constraints
  • Verifying Requirements
  • Validating Requirements
Solution Assessment & Validation Provide guidance and experience in validating the solution by deriving test cases from use cases.
  • Assessing Proposed Solution
  • Allocating Requirements
  • Assessing Organizational Readiness
  • Defining Transition Requirements
  • Validating Solution
  • Evaluating Solution Performance