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Every project needs someone that can help turn ideas into reality: a business analyst. Join author and certified business analyst Haydn Thomas as he walks you through the fundamentals of business analysis tools and techniques. Haydn will demonstrate how these skills are used to gather requirements and identify solutions to provide better business outcomes on your change initiatives.
Discover where business analysis lives in the project life cycle, how to initiate a project, the best way to gather requirements, and smart strategies to monitor results and test outcomes.
This course qualifies for 2 Category A professional development units (PDUs) through lynda.com, PMI Registered Education Provider #4101.
Every project from the smallest house being built down the street, to the most complex IT system, needs someone who can help them turn the ideas of those projects, into reality. This is the role of the business analyst. Breaking down the ideas, needs, and requirements, into smaller pieces, that can come together, to create a big picture. Business analysts do this by identifying organizational needs, then gathering, and managing, and verifying information.
To create solutions, for business problems. I'm Haydn Thomas, and I've been working as a Project Professional, for over 20 years. I travel the world consulting, educating and sharing my passion, of enhancing organizational capabilities. In this course, I'll share with you, the overview of what business analysis is, and the role and mindset of business analysts. I'll then share the tools and techniques used throughout the life of a project, and talk about gathering of information, to create requirements. Finally, I'll share about verification and testing, and how this all comes together, to deliver the big picture.
Being a great business analyst is about helping your organization make better and more informed decisions, so let's get started, with business analysis, fundamentals.
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