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BA02 - Strategic Enterprise Analysis

Course Overview

This course is aimed for experienced practitioners who desire a clear understanding of Strategic Business Analysis, who would like to understand what comprises this work, and the objectives for performing it. It is recommended that participants complete the BA01 – Business Analysis Essentials course prior to enrolling or have equivalent experience.

Who Should Attend

Executives, Project Managers, Business Analysts, Business and IT stakeholders working with business analysts

Course Objectives

- Learn about the components of Strategic Business Analysis. - Understand the criticality of defining the business need correctly and pursuing a thorough analysis of the internal and external environments of the enterprise before choosing the solution. - Shortcutting the pre-analysis work discussed in this course often results in delivering solutions that are misaligned to the enterprise strategy and to the expectations and needs of the business. - Learn how to avoid the pitfall of jumping to a solution prior to a solid understanding of the opportunity or problem needing to be addressed.

Course Outline

1 - Introduction

  • What is Enterprise Analysis?
  • The role of an Enterprise Analysis
  • Business Analysis competencies

2 - Defining the business need

  • Defining solution vision and scope
  • Conducting a outcomes workshop
  • Validating solution scope against the expected outcomes

3 - Assessing the capabilities of your organization

  • Analyzing current capabilities
  • Assessing new capability requirements

4 - Determining how to approach potential solutions

  • Describe the approach to create or acquire new capabilities
  • Ranking potential approaches
  • Conducting a feasibility analysis

5 - Defining the scope of the solutions being proposed

  • Define the capabilities a project shall deliver
  • Scope modeling
  • User stories

6 - Assessing the risks involved

  • Understanding the risks of the proposed solution
  • Capturing and categorizing the risks involved
  • Planning the appropriate responses to the risks identified

7 - Justifying the Enterprise Solution: The Business Case

  • Building a convincing business case and justifying the investment
  • Planning stakeholder buy-in
  • Communicating with your audience
  • Identifying critical decision criteria and objectives
  • How to package and present your case for maximum impact
  • Anticipating and responding to challenges

8 - Additional resources

  • Useful books and links on Enterprise Analysis

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This is a 2-day class

Price: $1,395.00
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Class times are listed Eastern time. This class is available for Private Group Training

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09/04/2018 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL
12/03/2018 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL

Class times are listed Eastern time
This class is available for Private Group Training