Introduction to Modeling for Business Analysis Training

Level: Foundation
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In this Business Analysis Modeling course, you participate in an immersive, simulated case study, providing you with the business modeling skills necessary to produce Enterprise Architectures, Business Cases, Business Requirements and Software Requirements documents. You learn to apply analysis and modeling techniques such as Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN) to describe business workflows, as well as UML diagrams to analyze the enterprise structure and states of business objects.

This course covers 20 of the 50 business analysis techniques listed in the IIBA Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK) Version 3.0. With these skills, you will be able to better illustrate and document the functionality and structure of your organization and more efficiently fulfill your role as a business analyst on business and software requirements projects.

Key Features of this Business Analysis Modeling Training:

  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included
  • After-course computing sandbox included

You Will Learn How To:

  • Perform a functional decomposition of your organization
  • Diagram and document business processes as use cases
  • Capture workflows in Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN)
  • Apply UML diagrams to document your business objects and their states
  • Use a CASE tool to refine business analysis models and documentation



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  • 4-day instructor-led training course
  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included
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Business Analysis Modeling Course Information

  • Recommended Experience

    While a background in business analysis is not required, you should have an understanding of current business concerns. Knowledge of the challenges involved in matching IT solutions to business problems is helpful.

Business Analysis Modeling Course Outline

  • Introduction

    • Why do you need business analysis models?
    • Modeling techniques within A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide)
  • Defining the Scope of Modeling

    What is a business model?

    • Separating textual and diagrammatic elements
    • Contrasting scope with levels of detail

    Crafting a process to develop a business model

    • Applying the steps: elicit, analyze, specify, validate
    • Iterating the steps
    • OMG modeling standards
    • Facilitating requirements workshops
    • Correlating models to project type and deliverables

    Capturing the multidimensional aspects of an organization

    • Applying the five Ws approach: who, what, where, when, why and how
    • Selecting the right level of detail for your stakeholders
    • Employing CASE tools and simulations
  • Mapping the Business Landscape

    Analyzing the enterprise

    • Exploring the enterprise architecture
    • Decomposing the business architecture into its components: motivation, structure, functionality, processes, resources and other views

    Applying business rules

    • Documenting the constraints: operative and structural
    • Representing business rules with decision tables
  • Scoping Business Functions

    Initiating the process with functional decomposition

    • Determining the functional hierarchies
    • Distinguishing between functions, processes, and activities

    Drawing UML use case diagrams

    • Defining scope and boundary
    • Identifying the actors and stakeholders
    • Refining the use cases

    Documenting business processes

    • Selecting the level of detail: brief, casual or fully dressed
    • Specifying preconditions and post-conditions
  • Modeling Business Processes and Workflows

    Leveraging Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN)

    • Workflows
    • Events
    • Activities and tasks
    • Decision gateways
    • Sequence flows
    • Messages
    • Swimlanes
    • Tokens

    Applying process modeling techniques

    • Sequencing and classifying activities
    • Decomposing activities into sub-processes
    • Categorizing events

    Refining business process diagrams

    • Choosing the right gateways: branches, forks and joins
    • Mapping the processes to lanes and pools
    • Supplementing the model with data and artifacts: groups and annotations
  • Analyzing the Enterprise Structure

    Establishing the business domain

    • Documenting the workers and organization units
    • Using data modeling to analyze business objects

    Structuring the enterprise with UML class diagrams

    • Constructing associations between the classes
    • Packaging for subject areas and organization units
    • Capturing business object attributes
  • Finalizing the Business Model

    Achieving complete coverage with matrices

    • Applying the Responsibility Assignment matrix (RACI)
    • Prioritizing features
    • Cross-referencing requirements

    Contextualizing the model with perspectives

    • Documenting business interfaces
    • Motivational Mapping from means to ends
    • Capturing event timing parameters
    • Modeling states with the UML State Machine Diagram
    • Specifying supplementary & quality of service requirements
  • Communicating the Model to Key Stakeholders

    • Choosing the right models for your audience
    • Transforming business requirements into user requirements
    • Delivering and presenting your models

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Business Analysis Modeling Training FAQs

  • What is Business Analysis Modeling?

    Business Analysis Modeling smoothly makes any process of completing a task within a business more efficient.

  • How many CDUs/PDUs does this Business Analysis Modeling course provide?

    Introduction to Modeling for Business Analysis will give you 23 PDUs.

  • Can I learn business analysis modeling online?

    Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want, including online training.

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