Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring

Learn to plan your approach to business analysis more effectively.

In this course you'll explore the dichotomy between plan-driven and change-driven approaches to business analysis. You'll also learn the basics of management tools, such as stakeholder analysis, activity plans, communication plans and performance assessment. Once you understand the management tools, we'll introduce you to the first step in developing an analysis workplan.

Location update: Due to the COVID-19 situation, courses scheduled to start before August 31 in Vancouver or Surrey will move to online-supported delivery.

This course is available at the following time(s) and location(s):

This course is available at the following time(s) and location(s):

Campus Session(s) Instructor(s) Cost Seats available  
Vancouver 2 Pamela Campbell $860.00 21 Register
Vancouver 2 TBA $860.00 25 -

What will you learn?

After completing this course, you should be able to do the following:

  • Explain the terms and concepts for the effective management of a business analysis process
  • Develop a stakeholder analysis
  • Create a plan for business analysis activities
  • Develop a communications plan for an analysis
  • Build a Business Analysis Information Management Plan
  • Assess the performance of a business analysis process

How will you learn?

The course features a wide variety of instructional techniques, including facilitated group discussions, thought-provoking exercises that encourage experimentation and analysis, and instructor presentations of theory and best practices.

You will complete regular course reading and participate in exercises, group discussions, case studies and presentations.

How will you be evaluated?

We’ll evaluate your performance in this course on a pass/fail basis using a combination of in-class or take-home assignments, individual or group projects, presentations, participation and attendance. We expect you to participate in discussions and activities and complete all assignments.

Textbooks and learning materials

To complete the Business Analysis Certificate program you will need to pass all nine courses. You will also be expected to have read A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide v3), which you can purchase through the IIBA website. In this course, we will reference relevant chapters of the BABOK® Guide.

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