What you’ll learn
recognize when to best use mind mapping and brainstorming
distinguish between focus groups and workshops
recognize how to prepare effectively for surveys and questionnaires
distinguish between interviewing and observation techniques
recognize characteristics of collaborative games and lessons learned
recognize how to apply group activities in sharing knowledge
match estimation methods to descriptions
distinguish between prioritization approaches
istinguish between reviews and item tracking in terms of strengths and limitations
identify the elements of vendor assessment
recognize how to apply techniques to support decision making
distinguish between stakeholder lists, maps, and personas
recognize the characteristics of backlog management
describe the balanced scorecard
identify the elements of the roles and permissions matrix
recognize the elements of the business model canvas
recognize characteristics of functional decomposition
recognize how to use business analysis tools
No special requirements or prerequisites, but general knowledge about business would facilitate learning.
The Activities and Tools Used for Business (IIBA – ECBA) is the 10th course of the Business Analysis Certification Program which includes a total of 14 courses.
The categories of techniques covered in this course include idea generation and data gathering techniques that you can use with groups, such as brainstorming, collaborative games, and workshops.
We’ll also look at decision-making techniques, such as estimation and prioritization. Finally, we’ll talk about several tools used for Business Analysis, such as Backlog Management, Balance Scorecard, and Business Model Canvas.
Group Activities for Knowledge Sharing
1. Brainstorming and Mind Mapping
2. Focus Groups and Workshops
3. Surveys and Questionnaires
4. Interviews and Observation
5. Lessons Learned and Collaborative Games
6. Exercise: Group Activities in Knowledge Sharing
Activities that Support Decision making
3. Reviews and Item Tracking
4. Vendor Assessment
5. Exercise: Techniques to Support Decision Making
Business Analysis Tools
1. Stakeholder List, Map, and Personas
2. Backlog Management
3. Balanced Scorecard
4. Roles and Permissions Matrix
5. Business Model Canvas 6. Functional Decomposition
7. Exercise: Using Business Analysis Tools
You can use this course to improve your business analysis knowledge and abilities and to obtain the certifications provided by the International Institute of Business Analysis. That’s it! Now go ahead and push that “Take this course” button and see you on the inside!
- Individuals ready to develop their business analysis skills, knowledge and behaviors as practicing business analysis professionals.