Business Analysis Fundamentals - Level 1

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BA Level 1

Business Analysis Fundamentals

Course Curriculum

  • 04
    Lesson 4
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    • Requirements Elicitation Process
    • Lesson 4 - Systems Analysis (High/Low Level Designs, Web Services, Sequence Diagrams, Coding) | Agile Scrum (Product Backlog, Grooming, Banking, Acceptance Criteria) | Agile Project (Online Enrollment, Wire-frames, Mock-ups)
  • 05
    Lesson 5
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    • Use Case - Part 1 (Document Analysis, Interview Techniques)
    • Lesson 5 - Online Web Basics (MVT, AB, CTA, CTR, CSS, Rules, Branding, Site-Map, Copy, Compliance) | Agile BA (User Story, Acceptance Criteria, Sprints) | Project (Branch Locator, Online Enrollment)
  • 06
    Lesson 6
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    • Use Case - Part 2 (Document Analysis, Interview Techniques)
    • Lesson 6 - Agile BA (Burn Down Charts, Velocity, Story Point Estimation/Commitment) | User Story/ Acceptance Criteria (Stories, Business Rules, Data Dictionary, UI/Back-end Error Messages, Use Case Exceptions) | Project (Online Enrollment)
  • 07
    Lesson 7
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    • Use Case Diagram, Prototyping, Visual Design, Wireframes, Requirement Validation
    • Lesson 7 - BA Website Domain Knowledge (N-Tier Architecture, Presentation, Web Server, Application Server, Back-end, MVC, Mainframes, Languages, Java, .Net) | Web Terminologies (Homepage, Landing Page, Micro-sites, CTA, Banners, Footers)
  • 09
    Lesson 9
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    • Requirements Elicitation Method: Group Techniques
    • Lesson 9 - Writing Use Cases (Primary and Secondary Actors, Triggers, Pre and Post Conditions, Happy, Alternate, Exception Paths) | Use Case Reference Documents (Data Dictionaries, Business Rules Documents) | Project (ATM & Branch Locator)
  • 10
    Lesson 10
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    • Requirements Documentation (Business Requirements Documents)
    • Lesson 10 - Data Dictionary (Versions, Screen ID/Name, Field Name, Type, Front-end/Backend Validation, Default, Pre-populated, Required/Optional Field) | 508 Compliance (ADA, Alternate Text) | Traceability (Use Case to Data Journal to Test Cases)
  • 11
    Lesson 11
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    • Workflow Diagrams and Documentation Techniques
    • Lesson 11 - Use Case Diagram (UML 2.0) | Process FlowChart Diagram (Start/End, Process, Decision, Off-Page Reference, Display, Error Messages, Manual Entry, Output, Swim-lane Diagram, Notes) | Process Flowchart Tools (Visio, Lucid Chart, Balsamiq)
  • 12
    Lesson 12
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    • Data Definition and Representation Techniques
    • Lesson 12 - Writing Business Rules (Resolves: Yes/No, Gender: Male/Female, Tobacco Usage: Yes/No) | Objectives (Achieve Business Goals, Reduce Obstacles, Legal/Regulatory Compliance) | Project (BCBS Health Insurance Quote, SEO, Credit Cards, CSI Segments)
  • 13
    Lesson 13
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    • Entity Relationship Diagram and Database Model
    • Lesson 13 - NFR 'Non-Functional Specifications' (Operation of a System, System Architecture, Hardware Requirements, Capacity, Performance, Accessibility, Backend, Data Integrity, Durability, Escrow)
  • 15
    Lesson 15
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    • System Interface Specification
    • Lesson 15 - Quality Assurance (Enhance Product through Process Improvement, Verify NEED, FEAT, BRD, FRD, Change Request) | Software Tester (Executes Test Cases, Defects) | Testing (Unit, J-Unit, N-Unit, Alpha, Beta, Database Testing: HLD, LLD, IST, UAT)
  • 16
    Lesson 16
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    • Computer Information Systems and Object Oriented Programming
    • Lesson 16 - Bugs (Defects in BRD, FRD, SRS, UI, Design, HLD, LLD, NFR, Code) | Testing (Penetration, Venerability) | Release Plan(Schedule Environments), QA (Master Test Plan, LOE, Facilitate Defect Calls, Traceability Matrix) | Test Case Creation
  • 17
    Lesson 17
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    • Metadata Table Definition and NFR (Non-Functional Requirements)
    • Lesson 17- Dynamic (UI, App-Server, DB) | Static Testing (UI, CTA, Navigation, Copy Doc, Style-sheet, Legal and Compliance ReviewITMMR) | Document Management (SharePoint) | Testing Cont'd (White/Grey/Black Box, Unit, Regression) | Escalation Points
  • 18
    Lesson 18
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    • NFR (Non-Functional Requirements) & Requirements Planning (Step 2)
    • Lesson 18 - Systems Integrated Testing (SIT, Interface, Integrated Codes) | Testing (Alpha/Internal, Beta/External, Fuzz, Injection, Patches) | SPL (Stress/Break-Point, Performance/Response Time, Load/Scaling Peaks) | Security, Availability, Automation
  • 19
    Lesson 19
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    • Lesson 19 - BA/QA Hybrid Role (Test Plan, Approach, Strategy, Environments, Scope, Acceptance, Test Methods, Schedules, Code Freeze, Resources) | Test Cases (Steps, Input, Desc, Expected, Actuals, Pass/Fail) | Artifacts (Test Cases, Scrambled Test Data)
  • 20
    Lesson 20
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    • Requirements Change Management Process and Traceability Matrics
  • 21
    Lesson 21
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    • Enterprise Analysis and Business Case Documentation
    • Lesson 21 - OLTP DB (Online Transactional Processing DB for Production/Operational Purpose) | OLAP (Online Analytical Processing for Reports, Data-warehouse, Data Lake, BI) | Traditional DB (Flat-file, Slow, Cobol, Mainframes, DB2, AS400, Life70)
  • 22
    Lesson 22
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    • Quality Assurance and Software Testing Methods
    • Lesson 22 - RDBMS (IBM, Table: Columns, Rows, Field Types, Schema, Joins, Primary/Foreign Key, Structured Programming Language) | Relationships (1-1, 1-M, M-M), SQL (Insert, Query, Delete, Update, Delete, Access) | Migration (Mainframe to Client Server)
  • 23
    Lesson 23
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    • Software Testing Process
    • Lesson 23 - History (Relational Software, MIT, Oracle) | DDL (Data Definition Language, Create DB/Table, Use DB, Alter Table, Drop/Remove DB) | DML (Data Manipulation Language, Insert Records, Select Table, Update, Delete) | Flavors (PL/SQL, T-SQL, MYSQL)
  • 24
    Lesson 24
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    • Writing Requirements for Agile Projects
    • Lesson 24 - Mortgage Loan Origination Sys. (Equity, Refinance) | LPS (Loan Processing System: VMP, Appraise, Underwrite) | Tools (FIS, Freddie Mac) | Credit Bureau (Equifax, TransUnion, Experian) | Loans (FHA, Fixed Rate, VA, ARM, Equity/Reverse Mortgage)
  • 25
    Lesson 25
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    • Agile Principles and Kanban Process
    • Lesson 25 - Up/Down-stream (Pre-Post Sales), MSP Work-flow (Mortgage Servicing Platform, FIS, 25 MM) | BA Advantages over Tech (Move into Higher Managerial Vertical Hierarchy)
  • 26
    Lesson 26
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    • Writing Requirements in Agile and JIRA Workflow (Project)
  • 28
    What does a Business Analysts do?
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    • Business Analysts Role in a Nut-shell
    • Job Function of a Business Analyst
    • How I Can Help the Organization with my Business Analysis Skill-Sets
  • 29
    Qualifications to Become a Business Analysts
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    • Background in IT or STEM is NOT Required
  • 30
    Business Analyst Certifications and Professional Bodies
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    • Certifications of a Business Analysts
  • 31
    How to become a Business Analyst?
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    • Paths to Becoming a Business Analyst
  • 32
    Characteristics of a Business Analysts
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  • 33
    Overview of BABOK Version 3.0 (IIBA)
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  • 34
    The Values of a Business Analyst in an Enterprise
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    • Values a Business Analyst brings in an Organization
    • The New Age of Business Analysts
  • 35
    BA Process, Steps, and Objectives
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    • Process of Business Analysis
    • Steps of Business Analysis
  • 36
    Roles and Responsibilities of a Business Analysts
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    • Role of a BA
    • Different Functions and Roles of a Business Analysts
    • Business Process Analyst
    • Business Process improvement (BPI)
    • Enterprise Analyst
    • Information Technology Business analyst
    • Usability/UX(User) Analyst
    • Systems Analyst
    • Business Systems Analyst
    • Requirements Engineer/Requirement Analyst
    • Product Analyst
    • Data Analyst
    • Functional Architect
  • 37
    Hybrid Roles of a BA (BA, QA, PM)
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    • BQA or BA/QA : Responsibilities
    • Transition to BA/QA
    • BA/PM: What is?
    • BSA:
  • 38
    SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle)
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    • What is SDLC (Software Development Lifecycle) ?
    • SDLC Phases and Deliverables
    • Role of Business Analyst in SDLC Phases
    • Deliverables of a Business Analyst in SDLC Phases
  • 39
    Software Development/Engineering Methodologies
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    • Waterfall
    • RDA
    • Prototyping
    • Spiral Model
    • Agile Methodology
  • 40
    Popular SDLC in the Industry
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    • Agile SDLC
    • Waterfall SDLC
  • 41
    Challenges of a Business Analysts
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    • The Road-bumps a Business Analyst May Come Across
  • 42
    BA Job Preparation
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    • 100+ Business Analyst Job Interview Questions and Answers:
    • Business Analyst Resumes
  • 43
    Business Analyst Project (Waterfall SDLC)
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    • Business Analyst Project
    • Phase 1 - Initiation
    • Phase 2 - Planning
    • Phase 3 - Execution
    • Phase 4 - Monitor & Control
    • Phase 5 - Close
  • 44
    Project Management for Business Anslysts
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    • 5 Phases of PMI (Project Management Institute)
  • 45
    Best Tools for a Business Analysts
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    • Best Tools for Business Business Analysts

Pricing Options

$7,500 - Life-Time Access/ Support