In this course students will understand the criticality of defining the business need correctly and pursuing a thorough analysis of the internal and external environments of the enterprise before choosing the solution.

Audience: Executives, Project Managers, Business Analysts, Business and IT stakeholders working with business analysts

Event Number: BA02

Available Languages: English (US)

Subjects: Technical

Objectives:

Learn how to see the “ big picture” and understand the internal/external characteristics of your enterprise before determining solutions Understand what comprises strategy analysis and when and how it is performed Recognize how risks influence the viability of solution options Identify the benefits for developing a thorough change strategy Discuss the purpose and importance of business case development and how to leverage a business case to communicate the viability for pursuing a change to your decision makers Prepare a business case employing qualitative and quantitative analysis methods

Course Detail:

1 - FOUNDATIONAL CONCEPTS
Components of business analysis
Business analysis competencies
IIBA/PMI and the goals of a professional association
Purpose for having a BA standard
Exercise: Review the case study

2 - INTRODUCTION TO STRATEGY ANALYSIS
Definition and purpose of Strategy Analysis
The timing of Strategy Analysis
Identifying stakeholders and the business need
Discussions: Strategy analysis in your organization, When business needs are not clearly defined, and Strategy Analysis and the business analyst
Exercises: Describe Strategy Analysis, Identify Roles/Responsibilities, and Identify the business need

3 - ANALYZE THE CURRENT STATE ENVIRONMENT
The importance of analyzing Current State
Understanding Business Architecture
Techniques for analyzing Current State

4 - DEFINE THE FUTURE STATE
Future State description
Assessing impacts to business architecture
Determining Solution Scope
Discussions: Managing expectations with stakeholders, Capturing current capabilities, and How to approach acquiring capabilities

5 - ASSESS RISKS
Identifying risks
Risk Tolerance/Categories/risk responses
The concept of positive risk
Techniques for identifying risks
Discussions: Who is responsible for identifying risks? Who captures positive risks today?
Exercise: Identify Risks

6 - DEFINE THE CHANGE STRATEGY
Defining change strategy
Components of change strategy
Solution scope, enterprise readiness and change
Techniques for defining a change strategy

7 - DEVELOPING A BUSINESS CASE
The purpose of a business case
Business case components
Building a convincing business case
Determining the Recommended Solution
Packaging the business case
Reviewing the business case with stakeholders
Discussions: Evaluating project proposals and anticipating questions for the business case review
Exercise: Create a business case

8 - ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
Helpful links for obtaining additional business analysis information
Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

Pre-Requisite Text:
This course is aimed for experienced people who require a clear understanding and systematic approach to Strategic Enterprise Business Analysis. It is recommended that participants complete the BA01 – Business Analysis Essentials course prior to enrolling or have equivalent experience.

GTR Start Date / End Date Class ID Location Language Price Enroll
GTR:
Start Date / End Date:
03/04/2019 09:00 EST -
03/05/2019 17:00 EST
709174 Location: NA Virtual - Partner Led Language: English (US) Price: $1395.00 USD Enroll:

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GTR:
Start Date / End Date:
06/03/2019 09:00 EST -
06/04/2019 17:00 EST
709173 Location: NA Virtual - Partner Led Language: English (US) Price: $1395.00 USD Enroll:

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