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Integrating Business Analysis Skills with Project Management

by Casey Ayers

Project leaders are responsible for taking their teams on a journey to a desired future. Business analysts serve as the compass guiding the way. In this course, you’ll see how both can work together effectively to define and achieve valuable goals.

What you'll learn

Project managers marshal resources to accomplish important objectives, but those objectives are set through the critical process of business analysis. In this course, Integrating Business Analysis Skills with Project Management, you’ll learn how business analysis and project management relate to each other, and how successfully integrating the two can improve the value and efficiency of any project team. First, you’ll discover how project management and business analysis relate to each other, and what unique value is offered by both practices. Then, you’ll explore how the business analysis life cycle integrates with the project life cycle, providing value from before work begins until the initiative is complete. Finally, you’ll see how project managers and business analysts can coordinate their efforts to maximum effect. By the end of this course, you’ll understand the impact effective analysis can have in advancing project work, and how project leaders can better integrate their approach with business analysts to set and achieve goals.

About the author

Casey is an entrepreneurial leader with experience managing projects, analyzing challenges, and designing solutions in healthcare, mobile, digital media, online learning, and more. His Pluralsight courses have helped nearly 1,000,000 professionals gain the skills they need to tackle new challenges and earn globally-recognized certifications, including PMP, CBAP, CAPM, PMI-ACP, CompTIA Project+, ICAgile, and more.

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