BA02 - Strategic Business Analysis
Who Should Attend
Executives, Project Managers, Business Analysts, Business and IT stakeholders working with business analysts
Learn how to see the “big picture” and understand the internal/external characteristics of your enterprise before determining solutions Understand what comprises strategy analysis and when and how it is performed Recognize how risks influence the viability of solution options Identify the benefits for developing a thorough change strategy Discuss the purpose and importance of business case development and how to leverage a business case to communicate the viability for pursuing a change to your decision makers Prepare a business case employing qualitative and quantitative analysis methods
Components of business analysis Business analysis competencies IIBA/PMI and the goals of a professional association Purpose for having a BA standard Exercise: Review the case study
Definition and purpose of Strategy Analysis The timing of Strategy Analysis Identifying stakeholders and the business need Discussions: Strategy analysis in your organization When business needs are not clearly defined Strategy Analysis and the business analyst Exercises: Describe Strategy Analysis Identify Roles/Responsibilities Identify the business need
The importance of analyzing Current State Understanding Business Architecture Techniques for analyzing Current State
Future State description Assessing impacts to business architecture Determining Solution Scope Discussions: Managing expectations with stakeholders Capturing current capabilities How to approach acquiring capabilities
Identifying risks Risk Tolerance/Categories/risk responses The concept of positive risk Techniques for identifying risks Discussions: Who is responsible for identifying risks? Who captures positive risks today? Exercise: Identify Risks
Defining change strategy Components of change strategy Solution scope, enterprise readiness and change Techniques for defining a change strategy
The purpose of a business case Business case components Building a convincing business case Determining the Recommended Solution Packaging the business case Reviewing the business case with stakeholders Discussions: Evaluating project proposals Anticipating questions for the business case review Exercise: Create a business case
Helpful links for obtaining additional business analysis information
Enroll in this course
Select a start date for your 2 Day course
This course begins at 9:00 Eastern
And ends at 17:00 Eastern
Questions About This Course?
Need Help Finding The Right Training Solution?
Our training advisors are here for you.