To ensure your business analysis efforts deliver value, professionals today must analyze and plan their own approaches to be successful on both their change efforts and preparing for business analysis certifications. In this course, Business Analysis: Planning and Ensuring Success, you will learn the tasks in the business analysis planning and monitoring knowledge area that are key inputs for your business analysis efforts as well as a critical aspect to understand when preparing for business analysis certifications. First, you will be introduced to the planning and monitoring knowledge area, beginning first with planning your business analysis approach. Next, you will discover the elements to analyzing your stakeholders to prepare for successful collaboration and communication activities required for change efforts. Then, you will walk through the considerations for governance and information management activities to enable the successful completion of business analysis tasks. Finally, you will understand how to measure and improve your own business analysis work for continued value add. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of how to plan and improve your business analysis work to deliver successful solutions, as well as prepare you for a critical component of passing business analysis certification examinations.
Course Overview Hi everyone, my name is Jamie Champagne, and welcome to my course: Business Analysis: Planning and Ensuring Success. I am an overly passionate business analysis speaker and trainer, with my company, Champagne Collaborations. This course introduces you to how to best approach and plan your business analysis work, for not only successful outcomes, but to also ensure continued business analysis success. Some of the major topics that we will cover include: how to define a plan to approach your business analysis work, considerations for engaging and collaborating with your stake holders, planning your approach to business analysis governance and information management, and creating a plan to continually improve your business analysis performance. By the end of this course, you'll know how to define a successful business analysis plan to utilize for any change effort, including how to measure your business analysis success, and plan for even greater value on future change efforts. Before beginning this course, you should understand what business analysis is, and who is a business analyst. Additionally, you will want to be familiar with common terminology and industry vocabulary for business analysis. From here, you should feel comfortable diving into business analysis further, with any courses on business analysis tasks, techniques, and general change efforts, as well as project-based work. I hope you'll join me on this journey to prepare to deliver quality business analysis work, with the Business Analysis: Planning and Ensuring Success course, at Pluralsight.