Business Needs Analysis

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General Information

Length and Learning Modes: 1 day
Overview:

Business needs, the business problem or opportunity, are arguably the most important input to any business analysis effort. Without them, it is difficult to understand the current situation and solve the right problem. Business needs are your north star to which all the requirements and project effort must align. Given the importance of business needs, this course provides you with the tools and techniques you need to uncover and thoroughly understand the business need in any project environment. You will leave this course feeling confident that you can begin applying any of the analysis techniques and inquiry questions on your next project. 

Pre-requisites:

Participants should have worked on the analysis, development, maintenance, or enhancement of at least one business “product,” whether it is software, business processes, services, etc.

Skill Level: Basic
Audience:

This course is designed for business analysts, systems analysts, project managers, business people, and anyone who does analysis and recommends solutions for any business “product,” including software, business processes, services, etc.

Development Units:
PDUs: 7
CDUs: 7
CEUs: 0.7
Format:

To help assimilate the tools and techniques learned, there is a mixture of individual and team exercises throughout the course. Students should be prepared for a high level of participation. Each participant will receive a comprehensive student guide complete with examples and handouts for future reference.

Content:

Understanding Context Defining the Business Need Consultative Inquiry Analyzing the Business Need

Note:

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.

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