Course curriculum

  • 1

    INSTRUCTIONS

    • How to Use Thinkific Learning Portal

  • 2

    Chapter 1 - Introduction

    • Introduction

    • BA V3 Themes

    • BA knowledge areas

    • Study Guide - Preface and Introduction

    • Knowledge Based Questions - Intro to BA

    • Presentation - Introduction to BABoK

  • 3

    Chapter 2 - BA Key Concepts

    • Key terms

    • Requirements classifications

    • BABoK roles

    • Study Guide - Business analysis Key Concepts

    • Concept Questions - BA Concepts

    • Concept Questions - BABoK Terms

    • Knowledge Based Questions - BABoK Terms

  • 4

    Chapter 3 - BA Planning and Monitoring

    • Intro to BA Planning and Monitoring

    • 1 Plan BA approach

    • 2 Plan Stakeholder Engagement

    • 3 Plan BA governance

    • 4 Plan BA Information Management

    • 5 Identify BA Performance Improvements

    • Study Guide - Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring

    • Concept Questions - BA Planning

    • Knowledge Based Questions - BA Planning

    • Flashcards - BA Planning

    • Audiobook - BA Planning

    • Presentation - BA Planning

  • 5

    Chapter 4 - Elicitation and Collaboration

    • Intro to Elicitation and Collaboration

    • 1 Prepare for Elicitation

    • 2 Conduct Elicitation

    • 3 Confirm Elicitation Result

    • 4 Communicate BA Information

    • 5 Manage Stakeholder Collaboration

    • Study Guide - Elicitation and Collaboration

    • Concept Questions - Elicitation - Part 1

    • Concept Questions - Elicitation - Part 2

    • Knowledge Based Questions - Elicitation

    • Flashcards - Elicitation

    • Audiobook - Elicitation

    • Presentation - Elicitation and Collaboration

  • 6

    Chapter 5 - Req. LCM

    • Intro Requirements Lifecycle Management

    • 1 Trace Requirements

    • 2 Maintain Requirements

    • 3 Prioritize Requirements

    • 4 Assess Requirements Changes

    • 5 Approve Requirements

    • Study Guide - Chapter 5 - Requirements Life Cycle Management

    • Concept Questions - Req. LCM

    • Knowledge Based Questions - Req. LCM

    • Flashcards - Req. LCM

    • Audiobook - Req. LCM

    • Presentation - Req. LCM

  • 7

    Chapter 6 - Strategy Analysis (OPTIONAL)

    • Intro to Strategy analysis

    • 1 Analyze current state

    • 2 Define future state

    • 3 Assess risks

    • 4 Define change strategy

    • Study Guide - Chapter 6 - Strategy Analysis

    • Concept Questions - Strategy Analysis

    • Knowledge Based Questions - Strategy Analysis

    • Flashcards - Strategy Analysis

    • Audiobook - Strategy Analysis

    • Presentation - Strategy Analysis

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    Chapter 7 - Req. Analysis and Design Def.

    • Intro to Requirements Analysis and Design Definition

    • 1 Specify and Model Requirements

    • 2 Verify Requirements

    • 3 Validate requirements

    • 4 Define Requirements architecture

    • 5 Define Design Options

    • 6 Analyze Potential Value and Recommend Solution

    • Study Guide - Chapter 7 - Requirements Analysis and Design Definition

    • Concept Questions - RADD - Part 1

    • Concept Questions - RADD - Part 2

    • Knowledge Based Questions - RADD

    • Flashcards - RADD

    • Audiobook - RADD

    • Presentation - RADD

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    Chapter 8 - Solution Evaluation (OPTIONAL)

    • Intro to Solution Evaluation

    • 1 Measure Solution Performance

    • 2 Analyze Performance Measures

    • 3 Assess Solution limitations

    • 4 Assess Enterprise limitations

    • 5 Recommend Actions to Increase Solution Value

    • Study Guide - Chapter 8 - Chapter 8.Solution Evaluation

    • Concept Questions - Solution Evaluation

    • Knowledge Based Questions - Solution Evaluation

    • Flashcards - Solution Evaluation

    • Audiobook - Solution Evaluation

    • Presentation - Solution Evaluation

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    Chapter 9 - Underlying Competencies

    • Intro to Underlying Competencies

    • 1 Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving

    • 2 Behavioral Characteristics

    • 3 Business Knowledge

    • 4 Communication Skills

    • 5 Interaction Skills

    • 6 Tools and Technology

    • Study Guide - Chapter 9 - Underlying Competencies

    • Concept Questions - Underlying Competencies - Part 1

    • Concept Questions - Underlying Competencies - Part 2

    • Knowledge Based Questions - Underlying Competencies

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    Chapter 10 - Techniques

    • 1 Acceptance and evaluation criteria

    • 2 Backlog Management

    • 3 Balanced scorecard

    • 4 Benchmarking and market analysis

    • 5 Brainstorming

    • 6 Business Cases

    • 7 Business capability analysis

    • 8 Business Model Canvas

    • 9 Business rules analysis

    • 10 Collaborative games

    • 11 Concept modelling

    • 12 Data dictionary

    • 13 Data flow diagrams

    • 14 Data mining

    • 15 Data modelling

    • 16 Decision analysis

    • 17 Decision modelling

    • 18 Document analysis

    • 19 Estimation

    • 20 Financial analysis

    • 21 Focus groups

    • 22 Functional decomposition

    • 23 Glossary

    • 24 Interface analysis

    • 25 Interviews

    • 26 Item tracking

    • 27 Lessons learned

    • 28 Metrics and key performance indicators

    • 29 Mind mapping

    • 30 Nonfunctional requirements analysis

    • 31 Observation

    • 32 Organizational modelling

    • 33 Prioritization

    • 34 Process analysis

    • 35 Process modelling

    • 36 Prototyping

    • 37 Reviews

    • 38 Risk analysis and management

    • 39 Roles and permissions matrix

    • 40 Root cause analysis

    • 41 Scope models

    • 42 Sequence diagrams

    • 43 Stakeholder list map or personas

    • 44 State modelling

    • 45 Survey or questionnaire

    • 46 SWOT analysis

    • 47 Use cases and scenarios

    • 48 User stories

    • 49 Vendor assessment

    • 50 Workshops

    • Study Guide - Chapter 10 - Techniques

    • Concept Questions - Techniques - Part 1

    • Concept Questions - Techniques - Part 2

    • Knowledge Based Questions - Techniques

    • Presentation - BA Techniques

  • 12

    Past Session Recordings

    • Links for Past Session Recordings - ECBA

  • 13

    Modelling

    • 100 UML Intro

    • 1 UML Use case modeling

    • 2 UML Activity Diagram

    • 3 UML State Diagram

    • 4 UML using Visio

  • 14

    Workshop Materials

    • ECBA Session Plan

    • Requirements Traceability Relationships

    • BA Techniques - When to Use Which One

  • 15

    Reference Materials

    • BABoK V3 KAs and Tasks Overview Mindmap

    • 6 KAs and 30 Tasks of BABoK V3 Mindmap

    • BABoK V3 Techniques Mind-map

    • BABoK Word Cloud Mindmap

    • Business Analysis Workbook

    • BABoK V3 Tasks Summary

    • BABoK V3 Glossary-KA wise

    • 108 BA Techniques

  • 16

    Exam Prep Help

    • ECBA Exam Preparation Plan with FAQs

    • ECBA V3 Application Simulator

    • The Ultimate IIBA Exams Info Guide

    • The Ultimate IIBA Exam Tips Guide

    • ECBA v3 Audiobook