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Practical Business Analysis Training

Futuretrend Training Academy

(4.4)

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£650 PER COURSE

Next available course

22nd Jun, 10:30am-5:30pm, Enfield, EN1 1PJ

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What will I learn?

Are you ready to earn upwards from £350+ per day? Let us help you transform your career and become a skilled Business Analyst.

Our 4 day Practical Business Analysis Course and post course support is exactly what you need to get you in the Business Analysis job market as quickly as possible.

Its a full on practical course...you will need to bring your laptop with you as we do more of walking the walk than just talking the talk. Its the best way to learn how to become a BA. So after we're done with all the intro talk (most of which you would have already explored via our pre-study virtual learning zone) we take a deep dive into creating swim lanes and system use cases using visio etc

Business Analyst Essentials Course Content :

Discussion: The Role of a Business Analyst, Project Team Structure, Project Types, Business Analysis Life Cycle

Practical:

Business Analysis Techniques

Business Process Modelling (Modelling of business processes from a written scenario at different levels):

MS Visio Walkthrough

Creating a Swim Lane & Pool Diagram

Creating an As is & To be gap Analysis Diagram

Creating Class Diagrams

Creating System Uses Cases

Practical:
Requirements Elicitation

(Scenario based activity with defined requirement. Delegates will be expected to extract the user stories from scenarios and build a catalogue):

Creating a Requirement Catalogue using MS Excel

Writing User Stories on an Agile Project

Writing an Acceptance Criteria on an Agile Project

Creating a Stakeholder Matrix

Creating a requirement Traceability Matrix

Introduction to JIRA

Discussion: System Use Cases (UML)

Practical: Creating Wireframes using MS PowerPoint/Visio

Importing your Requirements, user cases and Wireframes into documents (Objects, appendix & Hyperlinks)

Discussion:

Software Testing (overview)

Six Sigma (Techniques)

Software Development Life Cycle (Methodologies)

BA Tool kit and Sample Documents (FRD, BRD & Project Charter)

Project understanding, email setup/writing emails, getting templates, answering questions

Practical: Class Test (Mock Interview Questions)

Discussion:

Getting the Job and doing the job

Cv Building/Templates and Walk-through, speaking to Agents, CV prep for job Interviews

Sample Documents
Glossary of Terms

Some recent testimonials:

"Very well-balanced and tailored to our individual needs. I also like the after support provided."
"Great BA course, liked the training atmosphere. Very in-depth and broad at same time."
"Extremely well structured, planned and focused on real life project and scenarios Very useful."

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FUTURETREND TRAINING ACADEMY

FUTURETREND TRAINING ACADEMY

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Futuretrend has been providing IT and Skills development training since December 2000. The primary focus of the organisation is to help clients advance their skills for either business or personal success. Our instructors are professionals who work full-time in the industry and bring their working knowledge to the classroom to enhance your learning experience. Our courses are centred on learning by ensuring that learning retention rates are high and that delegates are able to confidently apply their new found skills in the workplace, demonstrating an immediate return on investment. The company has successfully delivered many training and enterprise focused programmes (DTI, SBS, LSC, LDA, ESF, ERDF) and collaborated with

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