Fundamentals of Business Analysis


Fundamentals of Business Analysis


Business Analysis is currently a hot area in the job market. Companies are understanding the value that good analysts bring to business teams, and they are hiring trained professionals every day.

Our course will provide a solid foundation for professionals interested in entering this exciting field.  It also will help current Business Analysts, who want to learn best practices and techniques, excel in the workplace.



Course Format

Instructor - led, classroom. Two-day course, 9:00am - 5:00pm


Course Description

Business Analysis is currently a HOT area in the job market.  Companies now understand the value that good analysts bring to project teams, and they are hiring individuals with those skills every day. 

Our two-day course will provide a solid foundation to learn the best practices and techniques to excel in the workplace.  Our course addresses the breadth of the Business Analysis Professional's role, and how this role fits into the project management, business and technical environments.  Although the class will reference the IIBA's Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK), the course is focused on the day-to-day challenges faced in the workplace.  Through a combination of lectures and exercises, students will learn the key techniques and approaches necessary to be effective.  They will also be able to understand how the BA fits into the bigger picture of the project, the enterprise, and why it is important to understand the needs of stakeholders, the project, and the business and technical environments. 

Participants will earn a Pace University Certificate of Completion.


You Will Learn To

  • What a Business Analyst does
  • How the Business Analyst role interfaces with other roles within the project
  • Why an understanding of the project environment is critical
  • How to gain more insight into the business environment
  • Techniques for eliciting requirements
  • The various software development approaches
  • Requirements analysis techniques
  • Other value-added skills

Who Should Enroll

  • New business analysts or anyone considering a career change into Business Analysis
  • Project Managers seeking a greater understanding of Business Analysis Seasoned Business
  • Analysts who may benefit from looking at the challenges faced in the workplace
  • Individuals who want to excel in their business career by learning business analysis skills

Spring 2015 Course Schedule
Friday & Saturday
April 17 & 18, 2015

Class Location:
Pace University Midtown
551 Fifth Avenue, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10176

Tuition: $595 (includes all course materials)
Course #: 90695

Class status: CLOSED


This course qualifies for 14 hours of Professional Development for the CBAP through the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA).

This course qualifies for 14 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Credits.



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