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Business Analysis Workshops


Most of today's projects are cross-functional and/or cross-business, in other words, they span multiple companies, departments, groups and possibly borders (Does it sound like some politics may also come into play?)  Most of us work on projects as team members, line managers, users, support groups, technicians or project managers.  Many times, questions are asked about the project's origin, why it's actually being done, who owns it, what will it do, and what are its real goals?  Have you ever asked, "Did we really need to do this project?"

There’s another very critical question, "What's in-scope and what's out-of-scope?"  Scope is what our project will do, and what our project won’t do.  Determining what's in and what's out and, getting everyone to agree and understand, is just not that simple! 

If Project Management is “Getting it done”, Business Analysis is figuring out, “What it is!”  A simple analogy – When building a house, the Project Manager is the General Contractor.  The Business Analyst is the Architect!

Our Business Analysis workshops are for anyone (especially non-technical individuals) who participates in the process of determining and developing the project's requirements.  One more thing about these requirements, once we have them, we must successfully communicate the specifics to the project's builders (engineers, IT team, contractors, etc.)  Does everyone speak the same language?  We help you do that too!

Please look at the courses below.  By clicking on a workshop you will be able to review the course description, objectives and outline. That's the starting point. From there we can customize and adjust the delivery to meet your needs, exactly!

Total Systems Education, Ltd. is a Global R.E.P., Registered Education Provider of PMI, and, winner of the PMI "Best of the Best" Continuing Professional Education Provider Award!  We are also an Endorsed Education Provider, EEP, of the IIBA, International Institute of Business Analysis.  Our workshops have been reviewed for their compliance and use of the BABOK, Business Analysis Body of Knowledge, the PMBOK, Project Management Body of Knowledge, and the PMI Business Analysis-Practical Guide for Practitioners.  We therefore offer CDUs, Continuing Development Units to our participants involved in the IIBA CBAP or CCBA credentialing programs, and PDUs for those involved in the PMI PMP and PMI-PBA programs.

Business Analysis Workshops
TSE001-P5 - Project Planning and Control
(The Foundations of Project Management)
3 Days
TSE011-BA5 - Determining Business Requirements
(Including the Business Case)
2 Days
TSE012-P5 - Project Management For Project Team Members1 Day
TSE018-P5 - Communicate or Die!
(Effective Communications in Business and Projects)
1 Day with 2 Day option
TSE021-P5 - Creating Functional Specifications
(For Outsourced and In-house Projects)
2 Days
TSE022-P5 - Data Gathering and Requirements Elicitation Workshop2 Days
TSE025-P5 - PMI PROFESSIONAL IN BUSINESS ANALYSIS PMI-PBA℠ EXAM PREPARATION WORKSHOP3 Days
TSE030-P5 - Structured Testing Techniques
(For Managers, Analysts, Developers and Customers)
2 Days
TSE036-P5 - Managing Agile Projects2 Days
TSE039-P5 - PMI-ACP Agile Certified Practitioner Exam Preparation Workshop3 Days



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