Enterprise & Strategic Analysis

21 PDUs / Contact Hours: 7 Technical | 0 Leadership | 14 Strategy

This multi-day course is designed to provide business analysts with the skills required for involvement in strategy development, pre-project activities, as well as developing and managing enterprise architecture.

This course is appropriate for both experienced business analysts and junior business analysts who are looking to formalize their experience through education.

During this course you will learn the tasks and techniques outlined in the Enterprise Analysis Knowledge area within the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK®) version 2.0 (version 3.0 starting in 2017).

Through discussion, examples and hands-on exercises, you will practice analyzing competitive data, benchmarking studies, business problems and opportunities. You will also practice developing business strategies and documenting a business case.

Learn to:

  • discuss enterprise analysis tasks and techniques.
  • analyze and document a business problem.
  • devise a business case.
  • contrast viable solutions against developed decision criteria.
  • list possible solutions approaches.
  • evaluate causes through the application of problem analysis techniques.
  • isolate major causes of business problems and where to focus resources.
  • list types of gap analyses.
  • assess limitations through the creation of a gap analysis.
  • recall the phases of the project life cycle.
  • conduct a Strength Weakness Opportunity Threat (SWOT) analysis.
  • appraise a benchmarking study.
  • build on previously learned techniques to develop high level requirements for the business case.
  • defend business case recommendations.

Note:

  • This course conforms to the internationally recognized standards of the International Institute of Business Analysts (IIBA®). You will receive 21 Continuing Development Units (CDUs) upon completion.
  • This course also conforms to the internationally recognized standards of the Project Management Institute (PMI®). You will receive Professional Development Units (21 PDUs) upon completion and electronic course notes.
  • Purchasing a print or electronic copy of the BABOK, if desired, is the responsibility of the client.

May be applied to the Business Analysis Certificate

Special Dates Early Bird Discount

Dates: This session starts with a full day on April 26th from 8am-4pm followed by half days on April 27th, 28th, May 3rd, 4th from 8am-11:30am
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Ori Schibi
Location:
Fee: $1,590.00 + HST
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