In today’s fast-paced business environments there is a great need for skilled professionals who can help define and guide organizational change. The Business Analyst responsibilities often span multiple departments, divisions and other diverse corporate/organization boundaries. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Business Analysis is expected to grow by at least 20% over the next few years.
Administered by the Project Management Institute, the PMI-PBA℠ (Professional in Business Analysis) offers Business Analysts a credential that attests to their ability to work effectively with Project Managers and Stakeholders in defining business requirements, managing their piece of the project, delineating project deliverables and achieving strategic organizational objectives. ”Build it right the first time!”
This course prepares participants for the PMI-PBA Certification exam using a two-focus approach – We provide tools and techniques to enhance your real-world knowledge, skills, and performance in business analysis, and we also concentrate on what you need to know and do, in order to pass the exam! This workshop builds upon, and in some very important cases, revisits, principles and tools of business analysis and project management that are offered in our workshops, such as Determining Business Requirements (TSE011), Project Planning and Control (TSE001) and other advanced Business Analysis courses. Prior to attending the workshop, we recommend participants already have the required project experience as outlined in the PMI-PBA Handbook. Attendees are awarded 24 PDUs (20 Technical, 2 Leadership and 2 Strategic) or “Contact hours” which meet the training requirement for the PMI-PBA. Our Global PMI Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) code is 1270.
Instructional methods for this three-day module are lecture, discussion, individual and team exercises, sample test questions, simulations, references to the PMI-PBA Handbook, the PMI-PBA Examination Content Outline, and the PMI® Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). We recommend that all course participants read the PMI-PBA Business Analysis Practitioners Guide prior to attending this course. Further, it is also recommended that participants plan to sit for the exam no more than two months after attending this course.