Foundation of Business Analysis (BA215)

Foundation of Business Analysis (BA215)

Transform Data into Strategy by Mastering Business Analysis Basics 
Gain expertise in all facets of business analysis, including planning and monitoring, requirements elicitation, requirements management, and requirements communication, by enrolling in the globally acclaimed 04-days Foundation of Business Analysis (BA215) course. Attend masterclasses from the experts, work on actual projects, and learn the latest technologies.
With Vinsys, equip yourself with the knowledge, techniques, and strategies necessary to conduct effective business analysis activities and reap numerous appealing benefits. Listed below are a select handful of them:
•    Expert Mentorship
•    Networking Opportunities
•    Case Studies and Project Work
•    Continuous Learning Updates
•    Interactive Learning Platforms


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•    Networking Opportunities

•    Case Studies and Project Work

•    Continuous Learning Updates

Foundation Of Business Analysis (BA215)

Using business analysis will reduce the time needed to address the issue and improve staff discipline and teamwork to produce better solutions based on the data the analysts have access to. More than that, the benefit of this business analysis will improve the company's efficiency and salesforce. Learners who complete the Foundation of Business Analysis (BA215) course will have a comprehensive understanding of the business analyst role and a thorough introduction to the many domains and knowledge areas that make up the business analysis profession. Participants can experiment with several business analysis methods for gathering, examining, and simulating requirements. The work done by business analysts in strategy analysis and solution evaluation—which is typically the least recognizable to them—is presented and examined in great detail. After completing this course, learners will have a wealth of new information and abilities they may use immediately on ongoing and future projects. Following the training program, learners will have access to certification tests that will confirm their understanding and increase their chances of landing jobs in competitive fields such as government agencies, healthcare, finance, information technology, and business consulting.
The Foundation of Business Analysis (BA215) training course from Vinsys is customized to meet your goals and will advance your project management career. Every lesson develops a solid grasp of the ideas that make up strategy analysis. Self-paced learning materials and online courses are available to meet the needs of various learning styles. Regular exams and assessments aid in tracking learners' development, enhancing their comprehension of the fundamental responsibilities of a business analyst. Our instructor-led online training ensures direct monitoring, and you can choose training sessions that work with your schedule. So, sign up with Vinsys to get access to strategic planning, well-informed decision-making, and a greater comprehension of the dynamics within your company. Enter the dynamic field of analysis, where you will learn to interpret and transform data into efficient strategies.

Course Curriculum


The Foundation of Business Analysis (BA215) course is suitable for participants from various backgrounds seeking to explore the components of each of the domains/knowledge areas that comprise the work of business analysis. The intended audience consists of, but is not restricted to:
•    Aspiring Business Analysts
•    Recent Graduates
•    Mid-Career Professionals
•    Functional Managers
•    IT Professionals
•    Entrepreneurs/Small Business Owners
•    Career Changers
•    Individuals Seeking Professional Growth


As such, there are no prerequisites. This course is appropriate for beginning and intermediate business analysts who want to improve their ability to gather, evaluate, write, and manage requirements for projects more successfully. However, to have an advantage, participants should have the following:
•    A bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as business, economics, information technology, engineering, or a related discipline.
•    Basic Understanding of Business Concepts
•    Analytical and Critical Thinking Skills
•    Communication Skills
•    Computer Literacy


Upon completion of the course, the professionals will be competent in the following areas:
•    Acquire a comprehensive grasp of the primary duties of a business analyst.
•    Recognize the primary trade bodies and industry standards that help business analysts.
•    Examine and address the elements of each domain or field of knowledge that goes into business analysis work.
•    Acknowledge the need to precisely describe the business need before beginning any requirements-related actions.
•    Develop a solid grasp of the ideas that make up strategy analysis.
•    Acquire expertise and familiarity with the crucial task of stakeholder analysis.
•    Recognize the differences between the project and product scope and effectively explain the scope using models.
•    Recognize different kinds of needs and thoroughly understand the different requirement categories.
•    Learn how to conduct interviews and investigate interview scheduling and organization options.
•    Analyse various requirements documentation formats.
•    Examine the components of conflict, issue management, and communication.
•    Acquire a thorough comprehension of the ideas and procedures related to solution evaluation.
•    Acquire practical knowledge of several business analysis methods for gathering, evaluating, and simulating requirements.

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  • 3 days Instructor-led Online Training
  • Experienced Subject Matter Experts
  • Approved and Quality Ensured training Material
  • 24*7 leaner assistance and support

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Customized According To Team's Requirements

  • Blended Learning Delivery Model (Self-Paced E-Learning And/Or Instructor-Led Options)
  • Course, Category, And All-Access Pricing
  • Enterprise-Class Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Enhanced Reporting For Individuals And Teams
  • 24x7 Teaching Assistance And Support 

Course Outline

•    How Does Business Analysis Work?
•    The advantages of business analysis
•    Business analysis and the accomplishment of projects
•    Obstacles in business analysis

•    What is a business analyst
•    Obligations for a Business Analyst
•    The duties of BA/PM
•    IIBA/PMI and a professional association's objectives
•    The rationale for the BA standard
•    The PMI Practise Guide for Business Analysis and the IIBA's BABOK® Guide
•    Key ideas in business analysis
•    Perspectives on Business Analysis

•    Explanation of Strategy Analysis
•    How and when to use strategy analysis
•    Company structures
•    Identifying the need for business
•    Analysis of the root cause
•    Five Reasons Fishbone Diagram
•    Defining the needs of the business

•    Describe your change management plan.
•    Gap Evaluation
•    Choosing potential solutions
•    Business preparedness
•    Compatibility with culture
•    Analysis, both functional and operational
•    Impact evaluation
•    Changing to the state of the future

•    Define stakeholder 
•    What makes stakeholder analysis important
•    Stakeholder monitoring
•    Types of stakeholders
•    Strategies/tricks for locating and evaluating stakeholders
•    Monitoring the stakeholders
•    Identify Stakeholders in the Workshop

•    Defining Solution Scope
•    Applicable Techniques
•    Project Scope vs. Product Scope
•    Establishing Solution Boundaries
•    Understanding Features and Identifying Key Features

•    Requirement Definitions (IEEE and IIBA)
•    Project Roles in Requirements Activities
•    Types of Requirements
•    Assumptions, Constraints, and Business Rules
•    Distinguishing Requirements from Business Rules and Specifications

•    Importance of Process Modeling
•    Overview of Business Process Management
•    Application of Modeling Notation
•    "As Is" vs. "To Be" Modeling
•    Advantages of BPMN
•    Basic BPM Notation

•    Types of Elicitation Techniques
•    Importance of Interviewing
•    Preparing for Effective Interviews
•    Selection of Interviewees
•    Types and Sequencing of Questions

•    Perform the Interview
•    Building a relationship with interested parties
•    Listening techniques and active listening
•    Workshops and assembling the appropriate team
•    The facilitator's role
•    The method of brainstorming
•    Making decisions and coming to an agreement
•    How Not to Groupthink
•    Encouragement of involvement
•    Handling disputes and meetings

•    Defining the analysis of requirements
•    Setting requirements in order of importance (MoSCoW, Timeboxing, Voting, etc.)
•    Recording the prerequisites
•    Other applications for models and specs
•    Modeling Language Unified (UML®)
•    Describe user tales
•    The matrix of traceability
•    Communicating requirements

•    Actor definitions
•    Kinds of performers
•    Finding applications
•    Case diagrams for use
•    Apply case guidelines
•    Defining and recognising situations
•    Elements in a use case
•    Representing pre- and post-conditions as well as primary and secondary actors
•    The best ways to write use cases
•    Use Case Specification Template

•    Scenes and Currents
•    Exceptional and alternative flows
•    Alternative post-condition scenarios
•    Recommendations for Alternative Flows
•    Illustrations of exception and alternate flows
•    Workshop: Creating Exceptional and Alternate Flows

•    How use cases connect to requirements
•    Penning Non-functional specifications
•    User Interface Specifications
•    Reporting specifications
•    Requirements for data and data accessibility
•    Documentation of business requirements (BRD)
•    Functional Requirements versus BRD
•    Checking the Requirements
•    Quality characteristics
•    The requirements package's objective

•    Analysis and communication in business
•    The function of the business analyst in dialogue
•    Types of correspondence
•    7Cs of Interaction
•    Signs of an excess of information
•    Data visualisation
•    Presentation and standard components
•    Walks through requirements
•    Management of issues and conflicts
•    Techniques for resolving conflicts

•    Recognizing the evaluation of a solution
•    Validation versus verification
•    When to evaluate a solution
•    Planning and assessing the solution
•    Carrying out solution assessment
•    Using current measurements
•    Assessing long-term effectiveness
•    Comparing qualitative and quantitative metrics
•    Instruments and methods to evaluate solutions
•    contrasting the predicted and reality
•    When deviations happen
•    Making suggestions to deal with deviations
•    Sharing evaluation findings

Course Reviews


A career in business analysis has excellent prospects as demand for its services rises annually. When employing qualified business analysts, organizations in information technology, finance, business consultancy, healthcare, government agencies, and more search for a business analyst certification. Furthermore, applicants who possess a business analyst certificate—especially the Foundation of Business Analysis (BA215) certifications—see a notable increase in their employability, marketability, and earning potential. 

Yes, all of our courses include online instruction guided by an instructor. The instructor leads participants through each topic in an online meeting using official Business Analysis training slides, lots of whiteboarding, and live demos. In addition, learners can put the theory into practice in a dedicated lab. Our professors have a great deal of virtual classroom delivery experience because we have been offering our Business Analysis courses online for a long time.

As such, there are no requisites to pursue this course. To take a course, the participants must possess various fundamental to intermediate skills. Learners with abilities such as analytical problem-solving, effective communication, inventive thinking, and industry knowledge are better equipped to comprehend and apply the course material to real-world situations. Learners will discover how to use modern technologies for data mining, reporting, and visualization in this business analyst course.

Nope. The Foundation of Business Analysis course is open to people from different backgrounds.

Yes, we offer on-site education at the customer's location and in-house classroom instruction at our facilities. To check if there are any classroom courses available, please check our official website or get in touch with the Vinsys office that is closest to you.

Yes, you will receive the original business analysis coursebook. It includes all of the slides and a more in-depth discussion of the material presented on each slide. Additionally, the foundations' course will be videotaped, and the instructor will share the slideshows and images from his whiteboard utilized in the course.

Vinsys is an ideal location for training because of its excellent support system and authorized training programs. Fantastic support is always available, along with tools that assist learners in optimizing value for the customer. Vinsys' trainers are adept at recognizing the advantages of technology, incorporating it throughout the entire training program, and providing participants with instruction that best suits the market's demands. Vinsys maintains a broad view while closely examining details to ensure the system meets and exceeds requirements.