Business Analysis Foundation

Being a business analyst or having the skills of one is essential to the success of business organizations nowadays. In this course, delegates will delve into the role, tasks and responsibilities of the business analyst (BA). Learn effectively to select and employ elicitation, analysis and design techniques for ensuring business need and requirements and optimum solution proposition.


You’ll gain a broad understanding of business analysis, including:

The role and competencies of a Business Analyst

Investigation techniques, including interviews, observations, workshops and prototyping

How to categorise, analyze and manage stakeholders

How to model business processes

Making a business and financial case and assessing feasibility

How to establish, document and model requirements

Through an extensive practical workshops and hands-on exercises, participants will learn to;

–  Define the scope of work, analyze business needs.

–  Master requirements-elicitation techniques that will work for a variety of projects and audiences.

–  Dissect, package, document, communicate, and manage requirements effectively.

–  Practice working progressively towards formulation of a business solution design.

The course will empower organization through their program delegates to apply these skills practically in their business analysis as an effective Business Analyst, immediately reducing rework & cost, adding value and building effective relationships with project stakeholders.

Training Agenda

  • Total course duration 24 hours
  • Weekend Round through 3 full Saturdays.
  • Weekday across 4 sessions during weekdays

Target Audience

  • Business Analysts seeking to upgrade their skill sets to a BA Leadership position
  • Technical Managers, Product Managers, Projects Managers and scrum masters.
  • Systems Architects, Design and Development Teams.
  • Testing, Support, Integration, Operations and Implementations professionals for standardizing BA Practices.

What is Business Analysis

The Competencies of a Business Analyst

Strategy Analysis

The Business Analysis Process Model

Investigation techniques

Stakeholder Analysis and Management

Modelling Business Processes

Defining the solution

Making a Business and Financial Case

Establishing the Requirements

Documenting and Managing Requirements

Modelling Requirements

Delivering the Requirements

Delivering the Business Solution