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General Information

Getting Started in Business Analysis


November 7, 2013 to November 8, 2013

Watermark Learning
5001 American Boulevard West, Suite 900
Minneapolis, MN 55437
Type: Public
Status: Cancelled
Length and Learning Modes: In-person classes – 2 days / Virtual (Live online) and Anytime Learning – 4 sessions

Are you new to Business Analysis? Are you not sure what a Business Analyst does? Whether you are fresh out of college, have little to no project experience or are simply looking to understand this profession better, this course provides participants with a foundation for a career in business analysis. Understanding and applying the core Business Analysis (BA) skills on projects helps organizations to achieve their goals and objectives. Organizations that employ Business Analysts with strong skills on their projects help them to stay competitive in the ever-changing marketplace.

Participants will learn what Business Analysis is and how the Business Analyst impacts the organization. This course explores the professional skills of the Business Analyst and lets the participants practice those skills in a safe environment. Additionally, participants will understand the importance of stakeholders and how to build relationships for project success.

Through a realistic exercises and role plays the participants will learn how to build their professional skills sets, build relationships, practice eliciting, documenting, and reviewing requirements with stakeholders.

This course aligns with the BABOK® Guide version 3.0 of the IIBA® (International Institute of Business Analysis).

Special Offer
We are dedicated to the skill development of our customers. If you attended a public class, you may retake this class at a substantial discount. Please contact us if you would like to schedule a retake.

  • Session 1:
       Start: November 7th 2013 8:30 AM
       End:  November 7th 2013 4:30 PM
  • Session 2:
       Start: November 8th 2013 8:30 AM
       End:  November 8th 2013 4:30 PM


Skill Level: Basic

People moving into the BA role from the business or from a different IT job who have had little to no training. Anyone who is seeking a career in Business Analysis.

Early Bird Price: $1,345.50
Early Bird Date: Sep 8th 2013
Development Units:
PDUs: 14
CDUs: 14
CEUs: 1.4

To help assimilate the tools and techniques learned, there is a mixture of individual and team exercises throughout the course. A lively role-play and case study help reinforce the concepts learned. Students can expect a high-level of participation. Each student will receive a comprehensive student guide complete with examples and workshop solutions.


Watermark Learning constantly improves its course offerings to ensure the best training possible and to keep you abreast of the latest industry trends. As a result, this outline is subject to change.

Additional Notes

Early Bird Pricing applies to registrations that are paid for by the Early Bird Date. Cannot be combined with any other offer or discount unless Early Bird pricing results in a higher discount. In that case Early Bird pricing will override any lower discount offer.


Bulk Discounts

  • Multiple Student Discount