Business Analysis

Business Analysis

Instructor Led – Remote

Jumpstart your career with SkillHat’s Business Analysis program. Learn how to solve complex business problems, define business needs, and translate them into actionable, technical specs using in-demand tools in business analysis.

About the course

Business Analysts are in high demand in today’s business world, where the rate of business change is at its fastest in history. Businesses see improved customer experience and technology as the ultimate catalysts for innovation and competitive advantage. A Business Analyst (BA) facilitates change. As a liaison between the business and technical teams, s/he helps to identify gaps, recommend solutions, and manage Project requirements to completion. 

 

Business Analysts are extremely valuable to high-growth companies because they possess a diverse set of skills such as requirements management, process mapping, user experience design (UX), and financial analysis. SkillHat’s BA program is a student favorite, with a 9.75/10 rating.

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Completion Rate

10/10 Student Reviews

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No. of Students Per Class

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Completion Rate

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Curriculum

Achieve these learning objectives in 8 weeks

  Use the most in-demand Business Analyst skill – Requirements Management.

   Create and present a strong Business Case based on qualitative and quantitative                    analysis.

  Utilize Excel for Financial Analysis

  Create wireframes for web and mobile apps.

  Create process maps and customer journey maps.

   Control software testing process     

 

  Use the most in-demand Business Analyst skill – Requirements Management.

   Create and present a strong Business Case based on qualitative and quantitative analysis.

  Utilize Excel for Financial Analysis

  Create wireframes for web and mobile apps.

  Create process maps and customer journey maps.

   Control software testing process 

What You’ll Get

Career Coaching Sessions

One month Post Job Support

LinkedIn Optimization

Interview Prep & Resume Review

Access to SkillHat Success Network

Lifetime access to recorded classes

Mentorship from Senior Business Analysts

Course Schedule

  • Introduction to Business Analysis, Software development lifecycle (SDLC)


    • Define the role of a BA, skill set, tools, regulatory bodies, certification exam, salary, and business domains.

    •     Identify the steps through the SDLC, and the role of a BA within SDLC
  • Requirements Management


    • Identify common project types and associated stakeholders

      •    Identify best practice requirement planning & elicitation techniques
    •    Define requirements hierarchy

  • A – Requirements Documentation

     

    B- Process mapping (BPMN)

     

    C- Process mapping Design Tools (Asynchronous)


    • Identify best practice requirements documentation techniques and key sections of a Business Requirements Document

    •    Depict a business process using the appropriate BPMN tools & techniques

    •    Utilize draw.io or equivalent to design a BPMN
  • Software Prototyping & Software Testing (Part 1)

     

      •   Demonstrate best practice wireframe and storyboard design


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      •   Define the software testing stages
    •   Develop test plan, test cases, test scripts
    •   Assess an implemented system change for conformance with requirement
  • Software Testing

     (Part 2) & Career Development (Part 1)

     


    • Define the software testing stages

    •    Develop test plan, test cases, test scripts.

    •    Assess an implemented system change for conformance with requirements

      •    Network with experienced BAs, HR recruiters & BA Hiring Manager
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    • Match skills learnt in class, to skills requested by industry professionals

  • Homework Review & Business Case development

    (Part 1 & 2)

    •      Provide homework review

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      Describe the purpose of a Business case.

    •      Define qualitative & quantitative Business Case elements

  • Agile Development

    (Part 1 & 2)

    •    

      •    Define the role of a BA / P.O through the agile lifecycle
  • JIRA Masterclass (Self paced + Live) &

     JIRA Masterclass (Part 2)

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       Describe how JIRA is utilized by BAs to groom the product backlog

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         Identify key elements of JIRA U.I

    •      Create a JIRA profile, Roadmap

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        Document a story in JIRA

    •      Document an effective story acceptance criteria in JIRA

  •      Document effective DOD in JIRA
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  •     Demonstrate understanding of how JIRA workflow facilitates a Scrum team                                    (From sprint planning, to execution, review, retro and release)
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  • Career Development (Part 2)

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      Complete outstanding classwork  

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        Develop Business Analyst career transition plan

                                

Weekly Schedule

TUE
WED
THU
FRI
SAT
Personal Study & Collaboration
Personal Study & Collaboration
Personal Study & Collaboration
Live Class
3hrs
Live Class
(Practical Session)
2hrs
TUE

Personal Study

Collaboration
WED

Personal Study

Collaboration
THU

Personal Study

Collaboration
FRI

Live Class
3hrs
SAT

Live Class (Practical Session)
2hrs

Career Journey Map



Tools You'll Learn

 Master the latest Business Analysis Tools

Our courses are built around the latest Business Analysis tools. We teach you the latest design tools to help you succeed in your career.

Visio
Balsamiq
JIRA

Course Structure

Designed to ease transition into Tech

 

This is an instructor-led cohort program that has been shown to be more effective in guiding aspiring professionals post-training to transition into the role of Business Analyst. This is due in part to our immersive training styles, which include collaboration and teamwork, personalized mentorship and coaching, networking, and our seamless progression into our highly demanded and recommended post-training programs, which include our Tech Accelerator.

 

 

Our cohorts are filled with professionals from various parts of the world, primarily North America, and are limited in size to allow us to give more attention, provide a personalized experience, and take note of their strengths as well as address any difficulties they may encouter, while keeping in mind their different time zones, cultures, professions, and years of work experience.

Alumni Experience

Empowered to achieve remarkable career growth

With our collaborative network, career coaching, and post-job support, our Alumni have experienced remarkable career growth. Many have increased their annual income by as much as $45k. 

We’re delighted to empower motivated professionals in launching their careers in the Business Analysis field. We also give our alumni the chance to make a difference by mentoring newcomers in the field.

Kayode Kassim
Muhammad Mashal Naim
Shadai Reed

Shadai Reid

Business Analyst & Project Manager

Positioned to succeed

I am very happy I decided to start the Business Analysis course with SkillHat. The instructors are very knowledgeable, positioning me to land a new Business Analyst job within 2 months of graduation. 

Raphael Ndubu

Product Owner & Business Analyst

Highly Recommended

SkillHat programs are because the instructors are knowledgeable and patient. I have elevated my Business Analysis and Product Management Skills.

Bomo Eke-Spiff

Business Analyst

 Career Preparation

 

The BA course is very extensive. It provides tools, materials & the knowledge to prepare you for a career as a BA. The instructors are knowledgeable and engaging using real-world & relatable experiences to convey the course material.

Toyosi Odunsi

Business Analyst

Value and Job Success

This class was very informative. I learned everything there is to know about being a Business Analyst. 10/10 would highly recommend it! I received a job offer less than 2 months after the class!
 

Upcoming Cohorts

Book your seat ahead of time

Because our cohorts fill up quickly, we organize multiple cohorts months in advance so you don’t miss out. To guarantee a tailored learning experience, each cohort is selectively limited to 20 students. 

Pricing

Flexible & Affordable Pricing 

With our flexible pricing plans, we’ve made it easier for you to pay for the course. You have the option of paying now for a discount or paying in installments over a 4 month period. You may also be eligible for our deferred payment plan.

Frequently Asked Questions

No, with the skills you gain in the class, you can function effectively in the role of a Business Analyst. However, we encourage you to take the professional exams and get the certifications such as the CBAP, or CSPO.

No, you do not need to have coding experience to join this course.

All classes are recorded live so you can play back. We encourage joining the live class, as we collaborate in our interactive class sessions.

We do not guarantee you a job; however, once you have completed our training, we will provide you with guidance through our career coaching sessions, which will include mentorship, resume, and interview preparation.

The Business Analyst helps enable a business change, by managing requirements. H/she ensures that the product is built in accordance with the specifications. The project manager is responsible for ensuring that the product is delivered on time and within budget.

The Certified Business Analysis Professional® (CBAP®) designation is conferred by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®). Our Business Analysis course adheres to the most recent IIBA Body of Knowledge (BABOK®). As the BABOK changes, we will continue to update our courses.

Yes, we are an IIBA Endorsed Education Provider

Yes! We accommodate students from around the world enrolled in our programs

 Without a doubt! This Business Analysis Certification can be added to your CV or resume.