- February 29, 2020
- Posted by: dinakcon
Importance of Business Analysis Practitioner Training
In today’s technology-driven business landscape, the majority of changes and optimizations are related to software projects. In this regard, teams are responsible for creating, maintaining, and delivering IT systems that create actual value. Traditionally, this has become a major hurdle due to communication gaps or misinterpretations that lead to wasted effort/ project failures. Business Analysis is a critical aspect of any project. Business Analysts will help organizations to understand business justification, establish proper requirements and standards for the team, facilitating communication with development team and stakeholders, and anticipate estimated costs for the project and more.
The EXIN BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice is one of the popular certifications for professionals globally who are into managing projects and part of project teams in an organization. This Business Analysis Practitioner certification provides individuals and enterprises a comprehensive knowledge of the subject, improving business situations, and developing effective and feasible business solutions.
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Benefits of Business Analysis Practice Training
• Identify key opportunities for improving business
• Build new skills and knowledge to help business change initiatives for your organization
• Attain one of the four modules to gain your “International Diploma in Business Analysis”
• Gain widely-recognized business analysis certification that employers value globally
• Makes you a global professional with internationally-recognized business analysis skills
• Demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of various aspects of business analysis
• Gives credibility to your capabilities, enhancing your worth in the eyes of potential employers
• Makes your CV stand out as a certified and qualified professional and distinguishes you from your peers
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Dinak Strategy Consulting Limited is a highly respected strategic process management firm operating in the knowledge industry and dedicated to building excellent delivery capacity in clients and organizations across Africa and beyond. Our goal is to detect, capture,, and develop ideas from within and beyond business with the potential to impact how our clients think about strategy and competitive advantage.
We offer courses in various categories such as Project Management, Business Analysis, IT Service Management, Agile Project Management, IT Security Management and Marketing. We have trained over 5,000+ professionals across Nigeria and are a trusted partner for large companies, small and medium businesses, and government organizations to deliver globally-recognized training and certification programs Dinak Consulting certification training programs are adhered to global standards such as ISACA, PMI, TUV SUD, AXELOS and CIM.
Who’ll benefit from Business Analysis Practice Training
Job roles that can benefit from EXIN BCS Practitioner in Business Analysis Practice training include, but are not limited to:
• Business Analysts
• Project Managers
• Product Owners
• Requirement Engineers
• Business Change Managers
• Business Managers and members of their team
• Anybody who is interested in Business Analysis
Prerequisites to take up EXIN BCS Practitioner Training
There are no prerequisites to take up EXIN BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice training. However, it is recommended that participants have practical experience of business analysis.
EXIN BCS Business Analysis Practice Exam Details
• Type: Multiple Choice Questions
• No. of Questions: 40
• Exam Duration: 60 Minutes
• Passing Score: 65%
• Closed Book
Business Analysis Practice Course Overview
1. Rationale for Business Analysis
1.1 Explain the role of the BA throughout the stages of the business change lifecycle.
1.2 Understand the scope of the BA role within the context of the range of analysis activities: strategic analysis and definition, business analysis, and IT systems analysis.
1.3 Identify that there are three areas of competency for a BA: personal qualities, business knowledge, and professional techniques.
2. Understanding the Strategic Context
2.1 Apply the MOST technique to analyze the internal environment of an organization.
2.2 Apply the resource audit technique to analyze the internal environment of an organization.
2.3 Apply the PESTLE technique to analyze the external environment of an organization.
2.4 Apply Porter’s Five Forces technique to analyze the external environment of an organization.
2.5 Explain the purpose of a SWOT analysis.
2.6 Identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats for a given scenario.
2.7 Define and explain the relationship between the terms Critical Success Factor, Key Performance Indicator, and Performance Target.
2.8 Define the elements of the balanced business scorecard and describe how it may be used to identify Critical Success Factors and Key Performance Indicators.
3. Understanding the Current Situation
3.1 Identify the generic stakeholder categories defined in the stakeholder wheel.
3.2 Identify relevant investigation techniques for a given scenario.
3.3 Explain the rationale for taking a holistic view when investigating a business situation.
3.4 Interpret the business situation represented in rich pictures, mind maps, and fishbone diagrams
4. Stakeholder Analysis and Management
4.1 In a given scenario, describe stakeholders in terms of their power/influence and level of interest.
4.2 Select an appropriate stakeholder management strategy based on the position on the Power/Interest Grid.
4.3 Apply the CATWOE technique to explore stakeholder business perspectives.
4.4 Explain different stakeholder business perspectives based on elements of CATWOE to identify similarities and differences in their worldviews
5. Analyzing and Modeling Business Activities
5.1 Explain the rationale for building conceptual models of a business situation.
5.2 Understand how to construct a conceptual business activity model based on a given scenario.
5.3 Show understanding of how the five types of high level activity within a business activity model (and the
Dependencies between them) represent a stakeholder’s business perspective.
5.4 Explain the role of the planning activities in determining performance targets for a business system represented in
the business activity model.
5.5 Explain the role of the enabling activities, in acquiring and replenishing resources for a business system represented
in the business activity model.
5.6 Explain the role of the doing activities in conducting the work of the transformation, as defined in the stakeholder’s CATWOE.
5.7 Explain the role of monitoring and control activities, in regulating a business system represented in the business
5.8 Explain the three types of business events.
5.9 In a given business activity model, identify the business events that will be handled by particular business activity.
5.10 Explain the rationale for the consensus business activity model.
6. Identifying Potential Solutions
6.1 In a given business scenario, distinguish between the different categories of business rule.
6.2 Describe the process for carrying out gap analysis through comparison of the conceptual business activity model and existing business situation.
6.3 Define the components of a new business model.
7. Building the Business Case
7.1 Explain the rationale for the development of a business case.
7.2 Describe the contents of a business case.
7.3 Interpret a scenario in order to identify tangible and intangible costs and benefits, risks, and impacts.
7.4 Understand the rationale for the development of the financial case and the appraisal techniques.
7.5 Explain where a business case sits within the business change lifecycle and the rationale for reviewing it at each stage