Business Analysis Fundamentals

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THE ULTIMATE FOUNDATIONAL COURSE – LEARN THE CORE BUSINESS ANALYSIS KNOWLEDGE YOU CAN BUILD UPON AND START YOUR BUSINESS ANALYST CAREER THE RIGHT WAY.

Set yourself up for success and learn the key concepts you’ll need to thrive in your Business Analyst career!

With over 10 years working as, hiring, and managing Business Analysts, I’ve gained a lot of valuable experience and knowledge. And today, I want to share that information with you. I’ll help you take the first step in a long and productive career in business analysis.

In this course, I have condensed everything I’ve learned in all my years working in the industry into a comprehensive guide to the basic elements that make up the most important tool in any Business Analyst’s career – your foundational knowledge.

Building a successful future without a strong foundation is an impossible task…

But when you have one in place, it’ll give your career the strongest possible start, and put you in a position to take the fullest advantage of the opportunities and experiences that come your way and achieve the success you’re dreaming of!

So, whether you’re an aspiring Business Analyst or one that’s new to the role – let this course be the first step of a lucrative and satisfying career.

Course enrollment grants you lifetime access, with no expiration, to all the course lectures, activities, handouts, and quizzes. In addition, you’ll also receive 1-on-1 support for any questions or uncertainties that come up. And this all comes with a money-back guarantee. You have nothing to lose and so much to gain.

Looking to get ECBA certified? - This course qualifies for 9 hours of Professional Development

Just ask the students who’ve already taken this course:

"The pace is perfect for those who are actively engaged, and there is a lot of value in the lectures, activities, and additional resources provided. I wholeheartedly recommend this course." – Kenni

“The course is just awesome! Tbh [to be honest], I did not expect much from the online course and was really surprised when it turned out to be sooo interesting. The information is well-structured and divided into sections which makes it really easy to understand and grasp the important points. I enjoyed the way Jeremy conducts the lectures and truly hope to enroll into some more of his courses in future! Thanks a ton” - Nataliia

“Great quality work. I like how Jeremy breaks everything down, so it's understandable even if you don't have any background in the business analysis. Awesome courses!!!” - Oleg

Why be a Business Analyst in the first place?

1. Potential Earnings – Let’s be honest it’s the main reason we work in the first place. So, you’ll be happy to hear that a typical Business Analyst (BA) earns over $78,000 per year. And that is only the average. Work hard, continue to increase the value you provide, and just imagine how much you could end up making!

2. Market Growth – The Business Analysis job market is expected to grow at a rate of 19% over the next 10 years, so get in now and take advantage of an industry that’s on the rise. In fact, per the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, American employers will need 876,000 business analysis related professionals in 2020. It is a great time to be versed in business analysis!

3. Career Springboard The skills you learn as a Business Analyst are crucial to a host of many other professions, everything from IT to Business. This career path isn’t just a job, it’s an investment in your future.

4. Use Existing Industry Knowledge – Similarly, the skills you’ve learned outside of the business analysis world are highly valued in the industry – so rather than starting anew, you can be put your experience to good use.

5. It’s Never Boring – With new projects always on the horizon, and different challenges to tackle each day, the role of a Business Analyst never grows stale.

So if you’re looking for a challenging and rewarding career, I highly encourage you to take a serious look into business analysis!

What exactly is included in this course?

- Business Analysis basics – learn what a Business Analyst is, what they do, and how they do it

- A breakdown of six project methodologies including traditional Waterfall and Agile frameworks

- Learn how to properly initiate a project by learning how to create a business case that aligns with a business’ objectives

- Understand the basics of project requirements and six of the popular techniques used to elicit those details from your stakeholders

- Gain an overview of various modeling diagrams to help you recognize and understand project documentation

- Conduct requirement specification - including categorizing, deriving (breaking apart), prioritizing, and validating

In addition to all the tools you’ll need to start planning the project, you’ll also get a foot into the field by way of an industry expert

I’m not just the instructor who wrote this course, I will also act as both a resource and a mentor to guide you to a long and rewarding career in Business Analysis!

This is what my students had to say about the content of this course:

"The course is awesome, didn't see similar before. Like how Jeremy explains, how he highlight key points and how he provide us by different types of a very useful templates, which we can use in our daily job. Really, excellent course, and will wait with a big impatience for another ones. Highly recommended for everybody who wants to become an experienced business analyst. Jeremy and his courses will definitely help you to achieve your goal!" - Aykhan

“If I had to rate this […] I would give 10 out of five!! this is one of the great lectures I have ever had. Extremely satisfied and learnt a lot!! Thanks Jeremy!!” – Swati

“Great inside knowledge from Jeremy, clear and concise. Explains Business Analysis concepts in a way that is easy to understand and gives a solid base of the fundamentals.” - German

Still Unsure?

I understand – you’re a Business Analyst at heart and you like to have all the information at hand before making a decision… so here’s a list of extra bonuses that are included, as part of your enrollment to the course:

- Access to a searchable Business Analyst Glossary – Never again will you feel lost in a sea of complex terms and acronyms. This searchable glossary is an essential tool that makes it easy to recall and understand all the “Business Analysis Speak” you come across (on and off the job!)

- A Business Requirements Document (BRD) Example Template – so you can utilize your newly learned requirement documentation skills. Documenting requirements into a template like a BRD will play an integral part of your day-to-day as a Business Analyst.

- A Business Case Template – Organize your thoughts and sell the value of your project by using our intuitive and easy to follow template

And if you’re still not sure – here’s my promise to you:

This course comes with a money-back guarantee! That means, if you aren’t completely satisfied with your purchase, I’ll give you a refund – no questions asked!

By the end of the course, you’ll have the knowledge and the means to apply that knowledge, to not only become a Business Analyst – but to excel at it.

So, if you have any interest at all in making your career as a Business Analyst a successful one, enroll today, and get started learning the fundamentals of the job today!

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Welcome to the Course!
Learn about the course, instructor, and find your downloads here
Course Introduction
The lecture gives the thousand foot view of the course as a whole.Having a clear understanding of what the course will teach you, allows you to work at your own pace knowing what information is yet to come.
Top 7 Reasons You Should Become a Business Analyst
IMPORTANT LINKS - Please review and bookmark
Course Downloads
The sole purpose of this lecture is to house the various downloads for the course.
The Basics
Start here to understand the basics of what Business Analysis is, what a Business Analyst does, the value they provide, the tasks they perform, and the roles they play
Introduction to Business Analysis, the BA Role, and the Value BAs Provide
Welcome to the first real lecture of the course!Understanding what Business Analysis is, what a Business Analyst does, and the value they provide to companies is the critical foundation knowledge needed before we go any further. This lecture contains (as a resource) the slide deck for this section. Feel free to download and utilize for your notes.
Udemy Review System
Tasks of a Business Analyst
Now that you have the foundation of Business Analysis, the next area of importance is understanding the high level tasks a Business Analyst performs.
Real World Example of Tasks a Business Analyst Performs
Throughout the course I will be providing you with real-world examples that will help you to solidify the knowledge you have learned.With being in your shoes not that many years ago, I know how important it is to give practical application to the information being provided.This lecture will walk you through a real project I was a Business Analyst for and how I performed each of these high level tasks.
Roles of a Business Analyst
Some organizations have Business Analysts play a very general role within their organization.The Business Analysts may be involved in all aspects (or tasks) of a project and need to be versed to do so.Other organizations are taking a more streamlined approach and breaking the Business Analyst position into various roles that perform different actions.This lecture dives into some of the most common roles a Business Analyst can play and what duties they perform within such roles.
Validate Understanding of the Basics
This quiz is utilized to validate your understanding of the basics of Business Analysis.
Требования
  • This course covers all of the fundamentals - no prior knowledge is required
Что Вы изучите?
  • Business Analysis basics – learn what a Business Analyst is, what they do, and how they do it
  • A breakdown of six project methodologies including traditional Waterfall and Agile frameworks
  • Learn how to properly initiate a project by creating a business case that aligns with the business objectives
  • Understand the basics of project requirements and six of the popular techniques used to elicit those details from your stakeholders
  • Gain an overview of various modeling diagrams to help you recognize and understand project documentation
  • Conduct requirement specification - including categorizing, deriving (breaking apart), prioritizing, and validating
  • Have the confidence to successfully facilitate requirements approval meetings
Лекторы
The BA Guide | Jeremy Aschenbrenner
The BA Guide | Jeremy Aschenbrenner
Business Analyst Trainer and Coach | Best Selling Instructor

Come learn with more than 180,000 students

Hi there! My name is Jeremy Aschenbrenner and I am so glad you have found me!

I am a veteran Business Analyst with more than 1000 completed projects. I've done business analysis work for companies in many industries including health care, telecommunications, automotive, trucking, consumer goods, financial services, food and beverage, and more.

I created The BA Guide to break down the barriers to becoming a Business Analyst. Throughout our various courses, I teach you what you need to know in order to start your Business Analyst career.  

But I don't just stop there. Once you have successfully started your Business Analyst career, I ensure you are successful by providing training on techniques, tools, and best practices.  

When I am not behind a computer I love to spend time with family and friends, enjoying some warm weather, and if I'm lucky, with a cold drink in my hand and sand between my toes.  

I am here to serve you so please don't hesitate to message me on Udemy or on social media. I look forward to helping you reach your goals.

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