IIBA Toronto Presents
IIBA BABOK v3 Fall 2023
Business Analysis Course
October 17 to December 5, 2023
Tuesday Evenings - 7 pm to 10 pm
Based on IIBA (iiba.org) Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK) v3 Guide
35 CDU Credit Hours
- 24 credit hours studying business analysis and IIBA BABOK v3 along with IIBA identified techniques that are needed in the marketplace today.
- 12 credits hours using Watermark Learning practice exams to evaluate yourself, learn and share workplace business analysis practices, and dig deeper into the IIBA BABOK v3.
- 9 credit hours studying the IIBA BABOK v3 using real world business analysis scenarios.
- Peer-to-peer self-managed sessions regarding business analysis and the IIBA BABOK v3
- We have built a course around your needs and timetable. You don't have to attend each session, but they are all available to you.
The course has the following outcomes:
- Prepare for IIBA Certifications - ECBA, CCBA, CBAP
- Understanding business analysis for
- business analysis and
- requirements analysis
- business analysis foundation, and
- business analysis practices in 2024.
- A full walk through the IIBA business analysis framework as found in the IIBA BABOK v3
- Understanding of the principles, concepts, and competencies of the framework as found in the IIBA BABOK v3
- Showing where the principles and concepts of business analysis show up in
- Design Thinking
- Design Thinking in SAFe and
- other methods
- Appreciating that business analysis is continually evolving and emerging and how you can contribute to your own practice and your team's practice with business analysis focused gap learning management
Business analysis is:
- Problem Analysis
- Problem Solving
Business analysis is also been described as the following in other methods such as in the Agile group of methods and other methods:
- Solution Delivery
- Decision, Action, Result
- Business Analysis Is Evolving and Emerging
The IIBA BABOK v3 Guide includes the following in the framework and are part of the course. They are found in tasks, techniques, and competencies:
- Shared Understanding
- Relationship Management
- Competencies and skills
- Inform the Decision
Understand how the following grows your career:
Business Analysis – An Applied Analysis Practice
- The primary goal of business analysis is to ensure that the organization's resources are used effectively and efficiently to achieve its strategic goals. Business analysts work closely with stakeholders, including executives, managers, customers, and end-users, to understand their needs and to identify opportunities for improvement.
- The essence of business analysis is to identify business problems or opportunities and to recommend solutions that enable organizations to achieve their objectives. Business analysis involves a structured approach to gathering and analyzing information about an organization's processes, policies, systems, and strategies.
- Business analysts also play a critical role in defining requirements for new projects or initiatives. They work with stakeholders to identify the functional and non-functional requirements of a proposed solution, and they model and document these requirements in a clear and concise manner.
Business Analysis Is An Evolving Critical Field
- Overall, business analysis is a critical function that helps organizations to make informed decisions and to optimize their operations. It is a dynamic and constantly evolving field that requires a combination of technical, analytical, relationship, and communication skills.
Practicing Business Analysis
With Clarity, Cohesion, & Communication
- Problem analysis, problem solving, building a shared understanding, informing the decision, and decision-making do not happen by themselves.
- There are many practices, frameworks, and processes where business analysis participates in and also contributes to the business analysis practice.
- Succeed with team, communication, collaboration, management, and leadership making them an integral part of your role.
Practicing Business Analysis Across Multiple Platforms
You will become familiar with the following methods and frameworks.
- Behavior-driven development (BDD)
- SAFe 6
You will cover the following content:
- Principles and Concepts
- Plan & Measure
- Practice Management
- Elicitation & Ideation
- Information Scope
- Requirements Management
- Current and Future State Research and Discovery
- Business Case
- Risk Management
- Change Management
- Solution Scope
- Assumptions, Risk, and Dependencies
- Value Assessment and Management
- Modeling and Communication
- Verify and Validating
- Solution Design
- Data Analysis
- Problem Analysis
- Problem Solving
- Informing the Decision
- Working with Business and IT
- Removing Confusion
- Articulating change and value generation
The Business Analysis Framework [IIBA BABOK v3 Guide]
- You will learn and understand Business Analysis framework using the IIBA BABOK v3.
- This will allow you to learn and prepare for the IIBA Certification process for the CBAP, CCBA, and ECBA.
- Competencies & Skills
- Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring
- Elicitation & Collaboration
- Requirements Life Cycle Management
- Strategy Analysis
- Requirements Analysis and Design Definition
- Solution Evaluation
The Business Analysis Practice In Industry
You will also learn and understand business analysis in the practice setting and as needed by organizations:
- Competencies & Skills
- Business analysis planning, management, and measuring
- Information scope, expectations, capture information, understand, communicate / collaborate, elicit, ideate
- Initiative information management and requirements management
- Strategy analysis and problem solving, assumptions, constraints, value, risk, scope, and change management, current state, future state
- Model information, discovery alternatives, shared understanding, model requirements, collaborate, communicate, and gain consensus and acceptance
- Problem analysis, data analysis, discovery, inform a decision, and decision-making
- If you have any questions concerning this course, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
IIBA BABOK v3.0
The IIBA Toronto BABOK v3.0 Course (Program) fees must be paid upon registration in the Program prior to attending. Pricing, registration terms, and conditions are subject to change without notice.
For credit card payments, charges will be in the currency of the country where the class takes place and will be converted by the credit card company. IIBA Toronto Chapter is not responsible for fluctuations due to exchange rates. Taxes will be applied to the payment where applicable.
IIBA Toronto Chapter reserves the right to make changes to the Program described or to cancel the Program at any time without notice or liability. The Chapter's sole liability will be limited to the refund of registration fees paid in respect of the workshop and the Chapter shall not be responsible for any incidental or consequential loss arising whatsoever. The Chapter will endeavor to give enrollees as much advance notice as possible of any change to the Program or registrant’s enrollment.
The registration fee covers participation only.
Cancellations will be allowed prior to 5 day of the Program start date and a full refund will be issued. Cancellations will not be permitted within 5 days of the Program start date; however, substitutions will be permitted. It is up to the registrant to find and arrange a substitute. The Chapter will process the substitution by changing the registrant name but is not responsible for any financial transactions between the registrants.
No refunds will be issued within 5 days of the Program start date. If a registrant does not attend the start date event of the Program and has not given adequate notification, it will result in full forfeiture of the registration fee.
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