CONTENTS OF BUSINESS ANALYST WORKSHOP
Module 1. Introduction to BA:
Business Analysis Overview & origin.
What is Business Analysis & Who is a Business Analyst(Functions)
Types of IT companies.
Stake Holders and types of Stake holders.
SPOC, SCOPE, SCOPE CREEP.
Business Analyst Prerequisites
Roles and Responsibilities of a BA
Do’s and Don’ts. Of a BA.
Problems faced by a BA with stakeholders in gathering requirements.
Stages in Business Analysis
Module 2. SDLC PROCESS:
SDLC(Software Development Life Cycle)-Phases:
Role of a BA in each phase
Module 3. SDLC METHODS & MODELS or Software Engineering Methods
SDLC-Methodologies and Models
Sequential Methodology/Water fall model
Evolutionary Methodology/spiral model/prototyping model
A. What are prototypes and different types
B. Difference between a wireframe, prototype and mockup
Agile Methodology/XP or Scrum
Difference between method and model
Module 4. SIX KNOWLEDGE AREAS:
6-knowledge Areas or Stages in Business Analysis:
Enterprise Analysis (Parito analysis, fish bone analysis, SWOT analysis, GAP analysis, Feasibility study, Business case writing)
Requirement Planning and Management(RACI-Responsible, accounted, consulted and informed)
Requirement Elicitation or gathering(Techniques of gathering requirements)
Solution assessment and validation.
Module 5. REQUIREMNTS ANALYSIS PROCESS
Requirements and types.
Guide lines for good requirements.
Parameters of good requirement.
What is requirement gathering?
How to conduct requirement gathering session-phases.
Mistakes and challenges associated with requirement gathering.
Module 6. DOCUMENTATION (SRS, BRD, FRS & SOW):
Types of Documents prepared by a BA and their Standards(BRD & SRS Documents)
Contents of SRS & BRD documents
Preparation of SOW.
RTM (Requirement Traceability Matrix).
Module 7. OOPS & MVC ARCHITECTURE:
Elements of OOPS
Application of OOPS
2-tier & 3-tier architecture.
Module 8. UML DIAGRAMS & TOOLS
UML introduction and diagrams
Use case Diagrams-Relationships in Use case Diagrams.
Extend and Include Functions.
Contents of Use Case description Documents
Sequence Diagrams(Brief Introduction)
Activity Diagrams(Brief Introduction)
Software’s used for preparing UML diagrams, Documentation and Prototypes
Module 9. BPM, RUP & RAD:
What is BPM(Business Process Modeling)
RUP(Rational Unified Processing)-phases
Documents prepared in RUP
RAD(Rapid Application Development)
Stages in RAD.
Module 10. SOFTWARE SERVERS & DIFFERENT TYPES OF SERVERS
Types of servers
How to do UAT testing and important points to be followed while doing UAT testing
Role of BA in each server.
Module 11. SOFTWARE TESTING – AREAS OF TESTING
Testing-areas of testing
Types of Testing
Introduction to QA Methodology
Role of BA in Testing
Creating Test Plans
Creating Test Cases
Different Testing Methods
Functional and Regression testing
White Box and Black Box Testing
Positive and Negative Testing
GUI and Unit Testing
User Acceptance Testing
Module 12. CHANGE MANAGEMENT PROCESS:
Change Management Process
Reasons for requirement changes
Change of scope
How to handle Change request
Important points to be considered while handling CR
Module 13. Project Management System:
How Project is initiated.
Software bidding process.
Basic knowledge of project includes
BA proportion in project
Types of payment for projects
Project Milestone and pricing.
Company Approach on project.
Reasons for project failure.
Risk Analysis and Management.
Resume Preparation Tips
Interview Preparation Tips
Sample Interview Questions
How to clear an Interview.