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Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)

Ahmed Y. Abdelaziz

Founder & CXO of Portolearn

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bpaPMI’s new credential in Business Analysis has been highly anticipated. Be one of the first to earn it! Today more than ever the world is moving towards project-based work. The jobs of business analysts and solution builders are intermingled with project environments and management of projects.

PMI has recognized the need to educate and certify the role of the business analyst as viewed through the lens of the project. With the introduction of the PBA credential, PMI is formalizing the importance of BA work in the project management world. They have highlighted specific knowledge areas, skills, and published materials which describe the value of business analysis to projects, and built the new PBA certification around them.

In this boot camp, we teach & coach you exactly what you need to know to pass the exam on your first try and add this newly minted BA credential to your qualifications. Get trained, get the skills, and leave class ready to pass the PMI-PBA exam. Over the last 10 years, the profession of business analysis has grown from a poorly defined job role into a large and important set of critical skills for today’s organizations. This course walks you through how PMI has constructed the certification, what material is covered on the exam, and why it matters to your job.

Portolearn PMI-PBA® training is designed to ensure your certificate in first attempt. This is a leading product and supporting approx. 40% of certified candidates globally.

 


Objectives

  • Increase your odds of passing the PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)® the first time
  • Advance your career opportunities and career path options in the business analysis profession
  • Shorten study time by streamlining the recommended exam resources
  • Run through simulated practice exams for the Business Analysis: Process Groups, Knowledge Areas, Processes, and Competencies
  • Learn the essential areas necessary to pass the exam
  • Master the 6 Business Analysis Process Groups and 6 Business Analysis Knowledge Areas that constitute the exam
  • Conquer the 35 Business Analysis Processes
  • Grasp the tasks for eliciting, analyzing, documenting, validating, and verifying requirements
  • Become proficient with business analysis terminology
  • Create a personalized test-taking strategy based on your strengths and opportunities


Who should Attend ?
Any professional who work in projects and program including project and program managers, who perform business analysis in their role:

  • Business Analyst
  • System Analyst
  • Program Manager
  • Delivery Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Product Owner
  • Domain Specialist
  • Systems architects or designers
  • IT managers/directors
  • QA professionals
  • Systems testers
  • Business customers, users, or partners
  • Anyone wanting to enhance their business analysis skill


Printed Book

Free Videos Access

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Available Live

Introduction to Business Analysis
  • Importance of Effective BusinessAnalysis
  • Role of the BA
  • Standardization and Adaptability

Requirements Planning

  • Role of the BA in Requirements Planning
  • Vision and Scope Document
  • Types of Requirements
  • Stakeholders
  • Business Analysis Plan

Requirements Elicitation

  • Role of the BA in Requirements Elicitation
  • Investigative approach
  • Iterative approach
  • Techniques</li
  • Interviews
  • Focus groups
  • Requirements workshop: Requirements meeting
  • Requirements workshop: JAD session
  • Brainstorming
  • Observation
  • Survey
  • Prototype
  • Document analysis
  • Business rules analysis
  • Reverse engineering
  • Product trials

Requirements Analysis

  • Need for Analysis
  • Using Analysis to get Stakeholder Feedback and Verify and Validate Developing Requirements
  • Value of Modeling Techniques in Analysis
  • Modeling Techniques
  • Organizational model
  • Location model
  • Process/flow models
  • Use case models
  • Data models
  • State model
  • Types of Requirements
  • Business Rules Analysis
  • Prioritizing Requirements
  • Verifying and Validating Requirements

Requirements Documentation

  • Formal and Informal Documentation and the, Level of Detail Required
  • Writing for Usability and Comprehension
  • Common Requirements Document Defects
  • Components of a Formal Requirements Document
  • Requirements Verification and Validation
  • Requirements Sign-Off

Requirements Management and Communication

  • Throughout the Project and to Decommission
  • Change Management
  • Define a baseline
  • Define a change management process
  • Identify the Change Authority
  • Traceability and Its Uses
  • Requirements Attributes
  • Requirements Communication

Solution Validation and Acceptance

  • Testing and Non-Testing Methods
  • Purposes of Validation
  • Find defects
  • Prove compliance to requirements
  • Test Cases and Test Suites
  • Challenges in Testing
  • Structured Testing
  • Role of the BA in Solution Validation: the V Model
  • Solution Acceptance and Project Close-Out

Enterprise Analysis

  • Definition and Causes
  • Role of the BA on the Enterprise Analysis Team
  • Steps in Enterprise Analysis
  • Define the business need
  • Techniques for root cause analysis
  • Assess capability gaps
  • SWOT analysis
  • Determine the solution approach
  • Define the solution scope
  • Define the business case
  • Contents of business case

Competencies, Best Practices, and Life Cycle Models

  • Competency Proficiency
  • BA Necessary Competencies
  • Analytical thinking and problem solving
  • Behavioral characteristics
  • Business knowledge
  • Communication skills
  • Interaction skills
  • Software application knowledge
  • Best Practices
  • Use iterative analysis
  • Focus on process improvement
  • Apply progressive elaboration
  • Check as you go
  • Use the investigative approach
  • Adopt traceability
  • Formalize business analysis through standardization
  • Improve communication through modeling
  • Life Cycle Models
  • Waterfall
  • Incremental
  • Agile
  • Effects on business analysis

BA Fundamentals

  • Communication Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Problem-Solving Skills
  • Business Knowledge
  • IT Knowledge

This course is suitable for people who are experienced in the practice of business analysis and who wish to prepare for the PMI-PBA® Exam sponsored by PMI® as long as the PMI-PBA® application qualifications listed at the end of this document are met.

  • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree
  • 7,500 hours of business analysis experience
  • 35 contact hours of education in business analysis

Ahmed Moharram Sharaf

5/5

portolearn is sharing brilliant sessions with real life examples, focus on learning the concepts, not memorising the content. it’s highly recommend to take PM courses with professional instructors like Eng. Ahmed Yousry who is very helpful with all students. Good luck for everyone.

Sami Atta

5/5


Portolearn is a very professional e-learning site and ha a professional coaches and instructors.
please visit and you will be sure yourself.
It is highly recommended to take your courses there with professional coaches and instructors.

Hala Habib Nafea

5/5

Pmi-acp course by eng. Haythem Zaki was a great experience. Excellent, knowledgeable and professional instructor. Very organized materials. Flexible and supportive platform by portolearn.

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The best and most complete online reference for Advanced in Business Analysis

40 hrs of videos including Examples and workshops

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Full Documentation

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250 USD | 4000 EGP

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Professional in Business Analysis

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in 40 hrs

Including workshop

  250 USD | 4000 EGP

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Ahmed Y. Abdelaziz

Founder & CXO of Portolearn

Professional experience since 2001, in the IT Solutions Development field, Functional Business Support, Consulting Services, Project Management and Service Management.

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