Business Analyst Training

This Business Analyst Training Program is a boot camp-style course that will help you to gain the foundational skills to perform the role of a business analyst (BA) in both waterfall and agile environments. You will learn how to plan business analysis activities; as well as the basics of eliciting, analyzing, modeling, and writing requirements. This course is aligned to the requirements management and business analysis principles outlined by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®) and Project Management Institute (PMI)®.

PMI is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

With a balanced mix of theoretical concepts and hands-on exercises, comibined with a capstone project that is as close to the real things as it gets, we promise to equip you with the necessary skills that will enable you to perform as a business analyst.This is an intensive 12 Week program followed by an opportunity for a 10 – week co-op program.

What this course offers
Theoretical knowledge about the role and importance of the BA in an IT project.
Vocabulary standards and business analysis practices through the use of the IIBA A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK Guide)
How to gather requirements from stakeholders, with an emphasis on interviews
What are the elements of requirements management and communication and the BA's role in them
How to document requirements for different types of projects
What are the necessary competencies and tools expected from a business analyst.
Knowledge about waterfall, incremental, and agile lifecycles and how they change BA practices

Who this course is for
This course is for students fresh out of college looking for new jobs as well as experienced business analysts.
Anyone who wants to expand their skillset or become a business analyst.
Business analysts who are not feeling confident about their existing skills
Anyone who wants to make a career change.


24 /7 Online access

You get access to the Learning Management System (LMS) throughout the day and after hours – 24/7. Apart from the class recordings all installation guides, class presentations, sample codes, project documents are available in the LMS.

Collaborative learning environment

Collaborative learning not only enhances the learning process, but also allows you to develop your interpersonal and communication skills.

Weekend/Weekday Class

Two 2 hour sessions per week.
1 Weekday Session and 1 Weekend Session

Flexible payment options

We recognise that people from all backgrounds want to improve on their skills so we try to help wherever possible. All Our training courses are available to be purchased on a flexible payment plan.

Interview Preparation

We guide you through the entire process and help you reach your professional goals. We help you with your resume preparation, interview preparation and mock interviews
** Optional Co-Op opportunity and consulting opportunity with Svatva

Recorded sessions

Recorded HD quality sessions, giving you the ability to watch as many times as you like.

1. Welcome to Course (Week -1)
1.1 Software Development Lifecycles – Agile, Waterfall and Hybrid
1.2 SDLC Phases – Importance
1.3 IT Project Overview
1.4 Team Structure - Responsibilities
1.5 Business Analyst Role – Salary, Career Path, Responsibilities
2. CBAP/CCBA Certification: The Credentials (Week 1)
2.1 The International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)
2.2 The CBAP Certification
2.3 The CCBA Certification
2.4 The Certification Application Processes
2.5 The Examination Processes
2.6 The Professional Code of Conduct
2.7 The Examination Structures
2.8 Other BA Certifications
3. Business Analysis and Key Concepts Overview (Week 2)
3.1 What is Business Analysis?
3.2 The Role and Competencies of the Business Analyst
1.1 The Systems/Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
3.4 Project and Requirements Life Cycle Management
3.5 Agile Principles
3.5.1 Project Life cycle in Agile
3.5.2 Characteristics of an AGILE Business Analyst
3.5.3 Key BA Skills for Agile Projects
3.5.4 Agile Techniques of Business Analysis
3.6 Scrum Methodology
3.6.1 Scrum Team
3.6.2 Scrum Techniques
3.6.3 Scrum Artifacts
3.6.4 Scrum Meetings
3.7 Project Roles and Competencies
3.8 Requirements Engineering Basics
3.9 Levels of Requirements, Tool and Techniques
3.10 Perspectives, Systems, Processes, and Actors
4. The Business Analysis Knowledge Areas (Week3, Week 4, Week 5)
4.1 Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring
4.2 Elicitation and Collaboration
4.3 Requirements Life Cycle Management
4.4 Strategy Analysis
4.5 Requirements Analysis and Design Definition
4.6 Solution Evaluation
5. Techniques (Week 6, Week 7)
5.1 Elicitation and Collaboration Techniques
5.2 Diagramming and Modeling Techniques
5.3 Root Cause Analysis Techniques
5.4 Acceptance and Evaluation Definition Techniques
5.5 Post-Project Assessment Techniques
6. Business Analysis – Practical Concepts (Week 8, Week 9)
6.1 The Business Requirements Process
6.1.1 Understanding and discovering stakeholder requirements
6.1.2 Analyzing stakeholder requirements
6.1.3 Documenting stakeholder requirements
6.1.4 Developing the business requirements document
6.2 Quality, Verification and Validation
6.2.1 Understanding the Business Analyst`s role in ensuring a quality product
6.2.2 Understanding the primary difference between verification and validation
6.2.3 Understanding the definitions of quality
6.2.4 Determining the Business Analyst`s role in testing
6.2.5 The structure of a test plan
6.3 Requirements and Change Management
6.3.1 The process of managing requirements and the changes to requirements
6.3.2 Ensuring the use of an appropriate change management process
6.3.3 Developing and implementing an appropriate requirement tracing capability
6.3.4 Understanding the methods and tools available for requirements tracing
7. Underlying Competencies (Week 10)
7.1 Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving
7.2 Behavioral Characteristics
7.3 Business Knowledge
7.4 Communication Skills
7.5 Interaction Skills
7.6 Introduction to BPMN
7.6.1 BPMN Overview – Components and Object Types
7.6.2 Participants and Collaboration
7.6.3 Activities
7.6.4 Gateways and Branching
7.6.5 Events
7.6.6 Adding more information to your BPMN diagrams
7.6.7 Use cases, Examples and Wrap Up
7.7 Tools and Technologies
7.7.1 UML Tools – MS Visio, Star UML
7.7.2 BPMN Tools – MS Visio, Camunda, Activiti
7.7.3 BA Tools – JIRA, Confluence, MS Project, SharePoint, Trello (Kanban)
7.7.4 Software Tools – SQL Basics, SQL Tools
8. Perspectives (Week 10)
8.1 Business Intelligence
8.2 Information Technology
8.3 Business Architecture
8.4 Business Process Management
9. A Guide to Success on the Exams (Week 11, Week 12)
9.1 Review of Key Topics
9.2 Resources for mock CBAP exams
9.3 Key Tips to Remember for the Interview
9.4 Final Project Presentation and Feedback
9.5 Hints and Tricks
9.6 Mock Interviews
9.7 Your Personal Preparation and Support for Interviews