American employers will need 876,000 business analysis related professionals by 2020 (Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment Projections Program).

Business Analyst's primary objective is to help businesses implement technology solutions in a cost-effective way by determining the requirements of a project or program, and communicating them clearly to stakeholders, facilitators and partners.

Business Analyst program focuses on providing piratical skills needed to successfully perform business analysis. Taught by experienced business analysis practitioners, the program takes step-by step approach in learning how to identify business needs, elicit, analyze and validate business requirements and recommend real solution to enterprise problems.

Upon completion of the program, students will have a substantial portfolio demonstrating all aspects of work performing a business analysis project.


Familiarity in using Windows OS and MS Office

Course Content:

Introduction to Business Analysis

  • Role of a Business Analyst
  • Structure of Development Team
  • SDLC
  • Requirement Gathering
  • Analysis and Design
  • Implementation
  • Testing
  • Deployment

Gathering and Documenting Requirements and Use Cases

  • Importance of Requirement gathering
  • Different types of Requirements
  • Requirement Gathering Techniques
  • JAD Sessions
  • Understanding Use Cases
  • Creating Use case narratives

Software Construction Methods

  • Waterfall
  • Rational Unified Process (RUP)
  • Agile Methodology
  • Case study on writing user stories

Introduction to Business Analysis

  • UML Methodology
  • Use Case diagrams
  • Activity diagram
  • State Chart diagram
  • Requirement Gathering Tools
  • Rational Requisite Pro
  • Enterprise Architect
  • Business Modeling, Requirement Analysis & Designing Tools
  • Enterprise Architect
  • MS Visio
  • Wire Frame Tools
  • Axure
  • Visio
  • Case Study on creating UML Diagrams, wireframes and prototypes using various software

QA and Testing

  • Introduction to Software Testing
  • Types of testing
  • Levels of testing 
  • Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC)
  • Test strategy and Testing Plan Document
  • Black Box Test Case Design Techniques
  • Traceability Matrix
  • Test Case Execution
  • Defect analysis and reporting
  • Bug Life Cycle
  • Test Closure and Metrics
  • HP ALM Tool
  • Case Study on writing test cases, test plan, test execution

Work Readiness Sessions:

  • Job Search techniques
  • Preparing for interviews
  • Resume Preparation guidelines