Conducting effective business analysis requires an understanding of an organization’s strategic footing, its mission and goals, and how change initiatives fit into a broader context. In this course, Business Analysis Techniques: Conducting Strategy Analysis, you’ll learn how to better understand your own organization and how to leverage business analysis techniques to tailor solutions that align with those strategic drivers.
First, you'll learn how to assess your organization's present state and chart a vision for the future. Next, you'll discover how to analyze processes and model decisions that define how your organization completes its work. Finally, you'll explore how to create strategies to manage risk and learn from past efforts in your mission to continuously improve performance. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the familiarity with the tools and techniques that encompass the tasks that analysts use to begin business analysis efforts and analyze the strategic goals of your organization.
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Course Overview Hi everyone, my name is Casey Ayers, and welcome to my course, Business Analysis Techniques: Conducting Strategy Analysis. Business analysis efforts create tremendous value for organizations of all kinds and sizes, but doing so requires analysts to apply a wide variety of techniques to accomplish their role successfully. In this course, we'll explore the many tools you have at your disposal as a business analyst in order to ensure your change initiative is successful in generating value for your organization including those related to assessing your organization's present state and charting a vision for the future, analyzing processes and modeling decisions that define how your organization completes its work, and creating strategies to manage risk, and learn from past efforts in your mission to continuously improve performance. By the end of this course, you'll have gained familiarity with the tools and techniques that encompass the tasks analysts use to begin business analysis efforts and analyze the strategic goals of their organizations. Before beginning the course, you should be familiar with some of the principles of business analysis in order to better relate to the material we'll discuss. This course is part of our CBAP prep series, helping you prepare for the premier certification offered by the International Institute of Business Analysis. It can also help you earn continuing education credits for this and other certifications, like the ECBA and CCBA, and is a great resource for you even if you're just looking to improve your craft as a business analyst. I hope you'll join me on this journey to improve your business analysis skills with Business Analysis Techniques: Conducting Strategy Analysis, here at Pluralsight.