Business Analyst

In this continuing education program, students learn the role and required skills of the Business Analyst as it relates to the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Completion of this certificate will indicate to an existing or prospective employer that the participant understands the role of the business analyst during the SDLC, can develop Use Cases into detailed business requirements, and implement the different testing techniques that accompany the SDLC to verify a successful client project installation. Prerequisite: Students entering this program should have at minimum an associate's degree or 2 years of experience in a particular field.

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This program has the Coursepower designation. The Coursepower program is a broad-based consortium of organizations, companies and schools around a single mission of establishing a powerful pipeline of tech-savvy talent with local educational institutions as the primary engine. It includes foundational courses, which are the same at all participating schools. See the foundational courses for this Coursepower program.  


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Business Analysis: The Analyst's Role During the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

ID: CEBAA-500

An in-depth look into Business Analysis, the Role of Business Analysts and their relationships to all of the major stakeholders in the SDLC. Learn the important aspects of being a successful analyst including effective listening, logical and critical thinking and problem solving. Course objectives are aligned with the IIBA objectives.

  • Total Hours: 30.00
  • CEUs: 3.00
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Business Analysis: Use Cases to Functional Requirements

ID: CEBAA-501

Learn how to take client project overviews and outlines to create effective Use Cases. Develop Use Cases into detailed Business Requirements, both functional and non-functional. Learn SDLC scope and how to maintain scope throughout the project. Produce effective documentation and communication lines for all stakeholders. Prerequisites: Business Analysis: The Analysts Role during the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Course objectives are aligned with the IIBA objectives.

  • Total Hours: 30.00
  • CEUs: 3.00
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Business Analysis: In-Depth Software Testing

ID: CEBAA-502

Learn the different testing techniques that accompany the SDLC to verify a successful client project installation. Create effective documentation for test plans, cases, and matrices from software business requirements. Test different versions of a client website, and document each phase using class templates. Prerequisites: Business Analysis: The Analyst's Role during the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Business Analysis: Use Cases to Functional Requirements. Course objectives are aligned with the IIBA objectives.

  • Total Hours: 30.00
  • CEUs: 3.00
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