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Business Analysis Training & Certifications

Fhyzics Business Consultants Private Limited, a global leader in Business Analysis Consulting and Training, offers the most comprehensive and highly practical business analysis training for both executives and practitioners.


EEP™ of International Institute of Business Analysis IIBA®, Canada
International Channel Partner APICS, USA
REP of International Requirements Engineering Board IREB®, Germany
Indian Affl. of Product Development and Management Association, PDMA, USA

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Classroom & Online Formats

Classroom Program
4 Days weekend program (2 full days classroom, 2 online sessions and LMS) taught by a CBAP® Certified Faculty. For more details, please visit Classroom Program.

Online Faculty-Led Program
10 Days weekend program (5 Saturdays & 5 Sundays and LMS) taught by a CBAP® Certified Faculty. For more details, please visit Online Faculty-Led Program

Program Features*

35 PDUs course 
Learning Management System (LMS) 
Model examinations 
Application guidance
Taught by a CBAP®, PMI-PBA®, CPRE-FL                   certified faculty 
One-to-one pre-examination review session
Online Practice Questions
EEP™ of IIBA®, Canada

Note: *Some of these features are sold separately

 

Executive Program in Business Analysis (EPBA)

Explore, Experience and Master the Entire Spectrum of Business Analysis

Program Highlights

A 9-Days Intensive Classroom Program
360 Degree Career Mapping
CCBA® / CBAP® Certification
Master MS Visio
Learn Requirements Management Tools
Process Improvement Methodologies (Lean & Six Sigma)
Domain Orientation and Career Planning

Curriculum

You can meet our faculty in one of our offices or speak to him over phone to clarify your questions regarding the preparation and how it benefits your career. To schedule an appointment with the faculty please speak to Bharathi at +91-900-305-9000.

 

Benefits

Please fill the enrolment form and complete the registration formalities. Course fee can be paid through NEFT/Cheque/PayPal only. For any assistance call us at +91-900-304-9000. Click here for Terms and Conditions.

 

Certifications Overview

CBAP® Course Preview

Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION

Purpose of this Practice Guide - Need for this Practice Guide - PMI’s Increased Focus on Business Analysis - Intended Audience for the Guide - What is Business Analysis? - Who Performs Business Analysis? - Skillset and Expertise Needed for the Business Analysis Role - How Organizations Implement Business Analysis - The Relationship between the Project Manager, Business Analyst and Other Role - The Need to Build the Relationships - Definition of Requirement - Who has the Responsibility for the Requirements? - Requirement Types - The Structure of the Practice Guide - Section 2 on Needs Assessment - Section 3 on Business Analysis Planning - Section 4 on Requirement Elicitation and Analysis - Section 5 on Traceability and Monitoring - Section 6 on Solution Evaluation.

Chapter 2: NEEDS ASSESSMENT

Overview of this Section - Why Perform Needs Assessment - Identify Problem or Opportunity - Identify Stakeholders - Investigate the Problem or Opportunity - Gather Relevant Data to Evaluate the Situation - Draft the Situation Statement - Obtain Stakeholder Approval for the Situation Statement - Assess Current State of the Organization - Assess Organizational Goals and Objectives - Goals and Objectives - SMART Goals and Objectives - SWOT Analysis - Relevant Criteria - Perform Root Cause Analysis on the Situation - Five Whys - Cause-and-Effect Diagrams - Determine Required Capabilities Needed to the Address the - Situation - Capability Table - Affinity Diagram – Benchmarking - Assess Current Capabilities of the Organization - Identify Gaps in Organizational Capabilities - Recommend Action to Address Business Needs - Include a High-Level Approach for Adding Capabilities - Provide Alternative Options for Satisfying the Business Need - Identify Constraints, Assumptions, and Risks for Each Option – Constraints – Assumptions – Risks - Assess Feasibility and Organizational Impacts of Each Option - Operational Feasibility - Technology/System Feasibility - Cost-Effectiveness Feasibility - Time Feasibility - Assess Factors - Recommend the Most Viable Option - Weighted Ranks - Conduct Cost-Benefit Analysis for Recommended Option - Payback Period (PBP) - Return on Investment (ROI) - Internal Rate of Return (IRR) - Net Present Value (NPV) - Assemble the Business Case - Value of the Business Case.

Chapter 3: BUSINESS ANALYSIS PLANNING

Overview of this Section - The Importance of Business Analysis Training – Rationale - Business Analysis Training and Project Management Planning - Conduct or Refine the Stakeholder Analysis - Techniques for Identifying Stakeholders – Brainstorming - Organizational Charts - Determine Stakeholder Characteristics – Attitude – Complexity - Culture – Experience - Level of Influence - Location and Availability - Techniques for Grouping or Analyzing Stakeholders - Job Analysis - Personal Analysis - Assemble the Stakeholder Analysis Results - Create the Business Analysis Plan - Business Analysis Plan Vs Requirements Management Plan - What to include in the Business Analysis Plan - Determining the Proper Level of Detail - Understand the Project Context - Understand How the Project Life Cycle Influences Planning Decisions - Ensure the Team is Trained on the Project Life Cycle - Leverage Past Experiences When Planning - Lessons Learned – Retrospectives - Plan for Elicitation - Strategies for Sequencing Elicitation Activities - Plan for Analysis - Define the Requirements Prioritization Process - Define the Traceability Approach - Define the Communication Approach - Define the Decision-Making Process - Define the Requirements Verification and Validation Processes - Define the Requirements Change Process - Define the Solution Evaluation Process - Plan the Business Analysis Work - Determine Who Plans the Business Analysis Effort - Build the Business Analysis Work Plan - Identify the Deliverables - Determine the Tasks and Activities - Determine the Timing and Sequencing of Tasks - Determine the Roles and Responsibilities - Identifying the Resources - Estimate the Work - Assemble the Business Analysis Work Plan - Document the Rationale for the Business Analysis Approach - Review the Business Analysis Plan with Key Stakeholders - Obtain Approval of the Business Analysis Plan

Chapter 4: REQUIREMENTS ELICITATION AND ANALYSIS

Purpose of this Section - What it means to Elicit Information - Elicitation is More than Requirements Collection or Gathering - Importance of Eliciting Information - Plan for Elicitation - Develop the Elicitation - Finding Information - Techniques for Eliciting Information - Sequencing the Elicitation Activities - Prepare for Elicitation - Determine the Objectives - Determine the Participants - Determine the Questions for the Session - Conduct Elicitation Activities – Introduction – Body - Types of Questions - How to Ask the “Right” Questions - Listening – Close - Follow-Up - Elicitation Techniques – Brainstorming - Document Analysis - Facilitated Workshops - Focus Groups – Interviews - Observation – Prototyping - Questionnaires and Surveys - Document Outputs from Elicitation Activities - Complete Elicitation - Elicitation Issues and Challenges - Analyze Requirements - Plan for Analysis -Analysis Defined - Thinking Ahead about Analysis - What to Analyze - Model and Refine Requirements - Description of Models - Purpose of Models - Categories of Models - Selection of Model - Use Models to Refine Requirements - Modeling Languages - Scope Models - Goal Model and Business Objective Model - Ecosystem Map - Context Diagram - Feature Model - Use Case Diagram - Process Models - Process Flow - Use Case - User Story - Rule Models - Business Rules Catalog - Decision Tree and Decision Table - Data Models - Entity Relationship Diagram - Data Flow Diagrams - Data Dictionary - State Table and State Diagram - Interface Models - Report Table - System Interface Table- User Interface Flow - Wireframes and Display-Action-Response - Document the Solution Requirements - Why Documentation is Important - Business Requirements Documents - The Solution Documentation – Requirements – Categorization - Requirements Specification - Documenting Assumptions - Documenting Constraints - Guidelines for Writing Requirements - Functional Requirements - Prioritizing Requirements - Prioritization Schemes - Technical Requirements Specification - Documenting with User Case - Documenting with User Stories - Backlog Items - Validate Requirements - The Concept of Continual Conformation - Requirements Walkthrough - Verify Requirements - Peer Review – Inspection - Approval Sessions - Resolve Requirements-Related Conflicts – Delphi – Multivoting - Weighted Ranking.

Chapter 5 : TRACEABILITY AND MONITORING

Overview of this Section – Traceability - What is Traceability? - Benefits of Tracing Requirements - The Traceability Matrix - Requirements Attributes - Traceability Matrix Hierarchy - Relationships and Dependencies – Subsets - Implementation Dependency - Benefit or Value Dependency - Approving Requirements - Work Authorization System - Approval Levels - Baselining Approved Requirements - What is a Requirements Baseline? - Relationship of Requirements Baseline, Product Scope, and Project Scope - Maintaining the Product Backlog - Monitoring Requirements Using a Traceability Matrix - Benefits of Using Traceability to Monitor Requirements -The Requirements Life Cycle - Managing Changes to Requirements - Change Management as it Relates to Business Analysis - Change Control Tools and Techniques - Configuration Management System (CMS) - Version Control System (VCS) - Impact Analysis - Impact on the Requirements Baseline - Impact on Whether a Proposed Change Conflicts with other – Requirements - Impact on Business Analysis - Impact on Project Management - Recommending a Course of Action - Controlling Changes Related to Defects.

Chapter 6: SOLUTION EVALUATION

Overview of this Section - Purpose of Solution Evaluation - Recommended Mindset for Evaluation - Evaluate Early and Often - Treat Requirements Analysis, Traceability, Testing and Evaluation as Complementary Activities - Evaluate with the Context of Usage and Value in Mind - Conform Expected Values for Software Solutions - Plan for Evaluation of the Solution - Determine What to Evaluate - Consider the Business Goals and Objectives - Consider Key Performance Indicators - Consider Additional Evaluation Metrics and Evaluation Acceptance Criteria - Project Metrics as Input to the Evaluation of the Solution - Customer Metrics - Sales and Marketing Metrics - Operational Metrics and Assessments – Functionality - Confirm that the Organization Can Continue with Evaluation - When and How to Validate Solution Results - Surveys and Focus Groups - Results from Exploratory Testing and User Acceptance Testing - Results from Day-in-the-Life (DITL) Testing - Results from Integration Testing - Expected vs. Actual Results for Functionality - Expected vs. Actual Results for Non-functional Requirements - Outcome Measurements and Financial Calculation of Benefits - Evaluate Acceptance Criteria and Address Defects - Comparison of Expected vs. Actual Results - Examine Tolerance Ranges and Exact Numbers - Log and Address Defects - Facilitate the GO/No-Go Decision - Obtain Signoff the Solution - Evaluate the Long-Term Performance of the Solution - Determine Metrics - Obtain Metrics/Measure Performance - Analyze Results - Assess Limitations of the Solution and Organization - Recommended Approach to Improve Solution Performance - Solution Replacement/Phase out.

Business Analysis Digest

This video series consists of more than 60 videos on business analysis addressing the questions of both business analysis aspirants and experienced BAs. The videos are on topics ranging from what is business analysis? To advanced topics on business analysis and questions related to domains, career, interview etc. To get the latest updates on business analysis trends, best practices and job opportunities, please join us on Facebook.

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  • CCBA®
  • ECBA™
  • CBATL™

Certified Business Analysis Professional [CBAP®] is for business analysis professionals who have more than 7500 hours of business analysis experience. CBAP® helps business analysis professionals to demonstrate an expert level understanding and knowledge in business analysis best practices.

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Certificate of Capability in Business Analysis [CCBA®] is for business analysis professionals who are at the beginning of their business analysis career and would like to master the business analysis framework. This certification is for business analysis professionals who have more than 3750 hours of business analysis experience.

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Entry Certificate in Business Analysis [ECBA™] is for individuals who are aspiring to start a career in business analysis. This certification is suitable for students who are just graduating or pursuing MBA / those who would like to change their career / analysts and managers who would like to get a good insight on business analysis.

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Certified Business Analysis Thought Leader recognizes BA professionals whose expertise in the BA field is well sought after, have over 10 years of business analysis experience, industry thought leaders, give back to the community and contribute to the evolution of the BA practice. This level require a minimum of 15,000 hours.

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Course Highlights

  • Format +

    Our business analysis program is offered in both classroom and online Faculty-Led formats. It is more convenient and flexible as it is conducted during the weekends.
  • Learning Management System (LMS) +

    Post the classroom / online training, you can rehearse the knowledge areas, tasks, techniques, practice questions etc. through our state-of-the-art LMS.
  • Faculty +

    The program is designed by our lead faculty Mr. Venkadesh Narayanan, who has over 25 years of experience in business analysis.
  • Supports +

    Fhyzics offers a range of support such as clarification through email/phone/Facebook, IIBA® Application Guidance, One-to-one pre-examination review etc.
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What Our Participants Say

  • Ananthakrishnan K

    TA at Infosys
    I did the Business Analysis course with fhyzics and the classes offered were very highly informative. Venkadesh exhibits a thorough knowledge on the Business Analysis topics during the classes and excellent command on the CBAP exam. The real life examples mentioned during the classes helps easy understanding of the concepts. The classes provided an insight into each of the BA knowledge areas and helped me sail through the CBAP exam with ease. Thank you Venkadesh.
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