Visual Modeling Essentials


2-Day Training Course

Visual Modeling Essentials

To paraphrase an expert, “if you don’t get the requirements right, nothing else matters on the project.” This course presents several common BA modeling techniques to help you elicit and analyze requirements. You will practice analyzing, modeling, and reviewing the requirements as you work through an engaging case study. You will also learn and practice industry-standard modeling notation for each model. The models in this class follow the concurrent modeling framework, emphasizing process, data, interaction, and interface requirements. This simple framework will help you develop a quicker and more complete set of requirements.

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

Objectives

  • Explain how concurrent solution modeling provides a repeatable, practical framework for modeling requirements.
  • Identify common modeling techniques used by business analysts.
  • Create a scope diagram to facilitate the processes in-scope and out-of-scope for a project.
  • Model business processes, creating “as-is” and “to-be” process maps.
  • Create a basic Entity-Relationship Diagram to model data requirements.
  • Produce a use case diagram to show the scope of use cases and the actors who interact with them.
  • Write a use case narrative flow of events to depict the primary, alternate, and exception paths.
  • Design low-fidelity prototypes to document interface requirements.

Length and Learning Modes

Live or Virtual Classes: 2 days; Discounts available for teams and for private offerings.

Format

Live Visual Modeling Essentials Course
Live: To help assimilate the tools and techniques learned, there is a mixture of individual and team exercises throughout the course. A lively role play, workshops, and case study help reinforce concepts learned. 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.
Virtual Visual Modeling Essentials Course
Virtual Classroom: 2 days of web-based eLearning with a live instructor.
Video On Demand Visual Modeling Certification Preparation
Video-On-Demand: Video-on-demand with online training portal, and community interaction. This includes 6-months digital access to all training materials.

Development Units

PDUs: 14 CDUs: 14 CEUs: 1.4

Audience

This workshop is designed to quickly provide essential modeling skills for business analysts, project managers, developers, and anyone involved in software development projects. It also provides excellent information for business clients and sponsors, quality assurance analysts, and other stakeholders who need or want to learn more about modeling.

Prerequisites

Participants should have worked on at least one software application project. No technical experience is necessary, but an understanding of applications development is helpful.

Outline

  • Requirements Context
  • Process Mapping
  • Modeling Data Requirements
  • Use Cases
  • Prototyping: User Interface Modeling

Testimonials

"I enjoyed the real life examples and indication of what tools are used currently as well as what to expect. Great templates and examples to have, good starting point in my new job, and can also speak to this in interviews."

Santina Caster

"Excellent course. Excellent instructor. Very interactive. Well structured. Highly recommend the course."

Sunny Sethi
Virtual Visual Modeling Essentials Courses
Time Zone - Central
2020 Visual Modeling Essentials Training Schedule
Jul 9,10
9:00am-4:00pm
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$1,295 USD $995 USD
Oct 8,9
9:00am-4:00pm
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$1,295 USD $995 USD
Live Visual Modeling Essentials Courses
Minneapolis, MN
2020 Visual Modeling Essentials Training Schedule
Jul 9,10
9:00am-4:00pm
REGISTER
$1,295 USD $995 USD
Oct 8,9
9:00am-4:00pm
REGISTER
$1,295 USD $995 USD
VOD Visual Modeling Essentials Courses
Video on Demand
Video on Demand
At your own pace
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$725 USD
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