This 2-day course is designed to give Business Analysts the essential tools they need for three purposes: to better plan and control business analysis work; to better integrate their role and work efforts into a project delivery environment; and to be able to effectively manage projects that do not have a project manager. It covers the project management framework from initiating and planning through to closing. This course uses examples from business analysis practices to allow you to become better at planning and managing requirements definition engagements.
This course conforms to the internationally recognized standards of the Project Management Institute (PMI). It is based on BABOK® v2 and PMBOK® 4th edition. Participants learn PMI terminology and standards that will aid project communication and continuous learning efforts.
Participants will gain practical skills to:
- Identify and avoid common causes of project failure.
- Identify options for structuring a project team.
- Identify, establish, and analyze stakeholders and their needs
- Create an effective and actionable scope statement.
- Identify key areas of project risk, assess their impact, and identify strategies for managing risks.
- Analyze project scope by breaking it into discrete manageable and measurable components.
- Model the flow and timing of a project.
- Identify “critical path” high priority tasks.
- Assess resource requirements, develop a budget.
- Learn methods for schedule compression.
- Used Earned Value to monitor and communicate project status and identified the need for corrective measures when necessary.
- Manage issues and change requests.
- Improve communication between stakeholders.
- Properly close-out a project.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
The Project Management for the Business Analyst is appropriate for individuals who are:
- Want to become more effective Business Analysts.
- Are Business Analysts or team members who want to pursue a career in project management.
- It is strongly recommended that you take Comprehensive Business Analysis Part 1: Planning, Monitoring & Communication.
You will receive a course binder containing copies of presentation slides, case studies, exercises, and suggested solutions.
This course is only available as an in-house course.
BRING THIS COURSE IN-HOUSE
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