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Business Systems Analysis Training Course

Defining Business and User Requirements | IIBA Endorsed
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Register and start our business systems analysis training online as soon as today! Or, contact us for details at info@inteqgroup.com or 800.719.4627 to discuss your business systems analysis training objectives and how Inteq's Business Systems Analysis training can help you in achieving those objectives.

Business Systems Analysis Training Overview

 

Defining Business and User Requirements


Inteq2_Biz Sys Analysis 01 BSA-1Inteq’s Business Systems Analysis training course provides the critical thinking skills, conceptual knowledge and best practice techniques to rapidly discover, thoroughly analyze and accurately specify business and user requirements.

Inteq's Business Systems Analysis is about business requirements - from a business perspective  - - and is seamlessly integrated and cohesively organized around Inteq’s model-driven analysis framework for delivering agility, precision and consistency in business and systems analysis.

Until now, text-oriented analysis (bullet lists, indented outlines, etc.) prevailed as the primary technique to identify, analyze and specify business system requirements. Text-oriented analysis, however, is resource intensive. It often lacks standardization, depth and precision. Some organizations have attempted to adapt technical design methods (class diagrams, object interaction diagrams, etc.) to business systems analysis. Technical design methods intimidate and alienate the business community. As a result, stakeholders disconnect from the analysis process.

These approaches fail to deliver. In today’s fast-moving, highly competitive, complex business environment organizations can no longer afford the costly mistakes, operational inefficiencies and lost opportunities that result from superficial analysis and ambiguous requirements.

Inteq’s model-driven business analysis approach and best practice methods utilize a cohesive set of intuitive business-oriented visual diagrams (e.g., process maps, activity diagrams, etc.) to rapidly identify, critically analyze and clearly specify forward-facing business and business system requirements. [Read More]

The result: breakthrough speed, accuracy and depth of business systems analysis.

Inteq’s Business Systems Analysis training transforms business analysts and business systems analysts into high-impact professionals; professionals that connect with business users and stakeholders, uncover and rapidly assimilate deep business knowledge, and critically analyze and transform that knowledge into thorough, precise unambiguous business and user requirements.

Your Roadmap for Developing Enterprise Level Skills


Inteq's Business Systems Analysis is a highly interactive high-energy training program. It’s specifically designed to enable you and your organization to succeed in today's rapidly changing, complex chaotic business environment.

The concepts and content of this course are based on years of best practices gleaned from thousands of business analysis interactions across the spectrum of industries and subject matter domains across the commercial and public sectors. It’s your roadmap for developing enterprise-level professional skills.

Participants in Inteq's Business Systems Analysis training receive a comprehensive course workbook, supplemental materials, and a personalized Certificate of Completion indicating CEU (continuing education unit) credits awarded.
James Proctor overviews several key concepts of Inteq’s Business Systems Analysis training course in this 3 minute video segment.

Business Systems Analysis Training Course Outline

Framework and key concepts
  • 10 myths of analysis
  • Deep vs. superficial vs. Agile analysis
  • Business vs. business systems requirements
  • The 5 essential business analysis questions
Defining baseline requirements
  • Business functions, processes and work activities
  • The 5 types of business system requirements
  • The Interaction Content Diagram: actors andinteractions
  • Components of a use case | Summary-level use cases
Analyzing and extending requirements
  • Extending baseline requirements
  • The interaction flow of events
  • Break-fix scenario analysis (the secret sauce of analysis)
Defining information requirements
  • The business vocabulary
  • Entity types | Attributes | Relationships
  • Entity relationship diagram (ERDs) basics
Analyzing and extending info requirements
  • State transition analysis
  • State transition diagramming
  • Business analytics requirements
BSA-at-scale case study

Participants analyze a complex real-world business space and identify and define business and user requirements. This case study provides an invaluable template that participants can leverage to jump start and improve business systems analysis in their organization.

Elicitation and collaboration
  • The quality of the conversation
  • Identifying and engaging SMEs and stakeholders
  • Sources of business knowledge
  • Facilitated workshops
Practical guidance
  • Maps, models & diagrams
  • Scaling analysis
  • Critical success factors
Who Should Attend?
  • Business analysts
  • Systems analysts
  • Project managers
  • IT professionals
  • Subject matter experts
  • Business users actively involved in discovering, analyzing and specifying business and user requirements.
Prerequisites:
None. Inteq’s Business Systems Analysis training course provides a comprehensive and cohesive approach to systems analysis regardless of background and level of experience. Inteq's Business Systems Analysis is designed as a precursor, but not a prerequisite, to and seamlessly integrates with Inteq’s Agile Business Analysis, Logical Data Modeling and Business Process Modeling training courses.
Learning Options:

Live On-site or Live Virtual: Inteq's Business Systems Analysis 2-day training program can be tailored to your organization’s unique training objectives and can be combined with other Inteq courses to create a 3, 4 or 5-day hybrid training program. Contact us for details.

Anytime eLearning™: Anytime, Anywhere, Any Device. Self Paced. 45-Day Access.

Course Length:
The course is designed for two full days of live training. However, Anytime eLearning™ participants can learn at their own pace and on their own schedule.

Participants can go back and review the material at their own pace and time schedule to reinforce and further internalize the concepts.

Anytime eLearning™ participants have 45-days to complete the course and most participants typically complete the training over 1-3 weeks.
What’s included?
  • World-class training
  • Digital badge of completion
  • Personalized certificate of completion
  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
  • IIBA Professional Development Units (PDUs)
  • Electronic comprehensive course manual
  • Supplemental course materials
Business Systems Analysis Badge Final

Participants Receive

  • Digital Badge of Completion
  • Personalized Certificate of Completion
  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
  • IIBA Professional Development Units (PDUs)
  • Electronic Comprehensive Course Manual
  • Supplemental Course Materials
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Key Business Systems Analysis Skills & Techniques that You Will Learn:

  • The 5 types of business requirements that form the foundation for business analysis
  • Engage business users, subject matter experts and stakeholder in the analysis process
  • Surface “hidden” business requirements
  • Specific questions that elicit deep business knowledge
  • Specify precise unambiguous business requirements
  • Analyze business requirements 360º to ensure thorough analysis
  • Identify and validate complex business scenarios
  • Leverage analysis resources and business knowledge across the enterprise
  • Business analysis best practice techniques
  • and much more

What is the Next Step?

Inteq's business and systems analysis training courses are available via Anytime eLearning™ and private group training on-site at your locations worldwide or via our virtual on-site live training.

Register and start training as soon as today! Or, contact us for details at info@inteqgroup.com or 800.719.4627 to discuss your training objectives and how Inteq's training programs can help you in achieving those objectives.
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White Paper: The Five Essential Business Analysis Question

This 8-Page White Paper Includes:

  • Deeply engage stakeholders in analysis
  • Challenge legacy business rules and requirements
  • Enable agile forward facing requirements analysis
  • Form the basis for effective change management
  • Applies critical thinking to business analysis
  • Result in consistent analysis across the organization
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