In order to be successful at your business analysis work and to pass any of the business analysis certification examinations, you need to have a solid foundation of business analysis key concepts. In this course, Introduction to the BABOK® Guide and Business Analysis Key Terms, you will learn foundational knowledge required to both deliver successful solutions as well as pass professional business analysis certification examinations. First, you will learn how to use the BABOK® guide as a key resource. Next, you will discover the key concepts, vocabulary, and stakeholders business analysts need to be comfortable working with. Finally, you will explore how to understand requirements and designs and their classifications required for delivering successful solutions. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of articulating your business analysis work needed to deliver successful solutions as well as prepare you for passing business analysis certification examinations.
Course Overview Hi everyone. My name is Jamie Champagne, and welcome to my course, Introduction to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge Guide, or BABOK Guide as it is known, and Business Analysis Key Terms. I am an overly passionate business analysis speaker and trainer with my company Champagne Collaborations. This course introduces you to the BABOK Guide and the key business analysis concepts needed for any change efforts and project-based work. Some of the major topics that we will cover include the structure of the BABOK Guide, the business analysis core concept model, common business analysis vocabulary and terms, the key stakeholders business analysts often work with, and the ever-valuable definitions of requirements and design and how to understand and organize them for successful solutions. By the end of this course, you'll know the value the BABOK Guide can provide you in your business analysis work, and the key vocabulary upon which to base your business analysis efforts, including preparing for business analysis certifications. Before beginning this course, you should be familiar with the International Institute of Business Analysis, commonly referred to as the IIBA, as the worldwide authority on business analysis. They are the governing body on the key business analysis certifications required today of business analysis professionals that this course aims to support you with. From here, you should feel comfortable diving into business analysis further with any courses on business analysis tasks, techniques, and general change efforts and project-based work. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn the solid business analysis foundation with the BABOK Guide and Business Analysis Key Terms course at Pluralsight.