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Business Analyst Bootcamp

IAG Consulting
Training overview
Length: 5 days
Next start date: Require minimum three week lead time - North America

Course description

Business Analyst Bootcamp: Classroom Training CourseBusiness Analyst Bootcamp: Classroom Training Course

This 5-day applied workshop covers the most important skills and knowledge areas for Business Analysts. The primary focus of this training course is to teach students about the most critical knowledge areas of the BA Book of Knowledge: Requirements Gathering, Analysis, and Documentation. Students will leave this 5-day Business Analyst Bootcamp with best practices and techniques to effectively gather and define business system requirements. 

The content of this training course combines IAG's most popular courses: Documenting Business Requirements and Conducting a Requirements Discovery Session. A maximum of 12 participants will be allowed to join this bootcamp at one time and this environment will give each participant a wealth of opportunities to practice and develop their BA skills.

Who should attend?

This Business Analyst Bootcamp is best suited for the following professionals:

  • Business Analysts
  • Business Systems Analysts
  • Project Leads

Training Content

The content for this Business Analyst Bootcamp is structured as follows:

  • The Requirements Discovery Process
    • The Software Development Life Cycle and The Requirements Discovery Process
    • Requirements Best Practices; Principles & Standards

  • Requirements Planning
    • Requirements Planning Activities
    • How to Discover & Describe Business and Project Objectives
    • How to Discover & Describe Project Scope

  • Requirements Gathering
    • Methods to Elicit Requirements
    • How to Discover & Describe Business Activities
    • How to Discover & Describe Information Requirements

  • Requirements Analysis and Documentation
    • Documenting the Requirements
    • How to Discover & Describe Functional Requirements
    • How to Harvest & document the Business Rules

  • Requirements Verification and Review
    • Refining the Requirements

  • Requirements Validation and Acceptance
    • Prioritizing the Requirements

  • Facilitation Skills
    • The Skills of an Effective Facilitator
    • How to Prepare to Facilitate a Meeting
    • How to Facilitate a Requirements Planning and Scoping Session
    • How to Facilitate a Requirements Discovery Session
    • How to Facilitate a Review Meeting

  • Documentation Skills
    • The Documentation and Analysis Skills of an Effective BA
    • How to Capture Requirements During a Discovery Session
    • Writing Quality Specifications
    • Writing Use Cases
    • Writing Functional Requirements
    • Writing Information Requirements and Data Definitions
    • Requirements Analysis, Verification and Review Techniques
    • Packaging and Producing Requirements Deliverables
    • Using Requirements Documentation/Modeling/Management Software

  • Simulations, Exercises and Role Plays
    • Throughout the week


The cost of this Business Analyst Bootcamp is $1,995 USD per person plus travel and expenses based on 12 attendees.

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IAG Consulting and Training

IAG Consulting and Training

IAG was originally established in 1997 and since has grown to a company of over 40 senior consultants. IAG has worked with a majority of the F1000 companies and has additionally trained over 100,000 professionals. Furthermore, IAG has experience in...

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Lisa in Alabama   |   9/12/2014
I liked that the way that the course was presented and explained in a organized and detailed way which helped me to internalize the content.
Scott   |   1/10/2014
This was a great class - there is potential in this course to literally change people's careers for the better! Rob did a phenomenal job - everyone loved him, and in turn they were comfortable and better able to participate and learn. Thank you!
J.B., Pittsburgh   |   1/10/2014
Great course and really helpful with getting me to challenge my current way of thinking. It helped me to identify opportunities to improve as a facilitator and to document use cases and requirements in a logical manner.