Go to that next job interview with the knowledge and skills to analyze a company’s computer system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations to find ways to improve their IT systems overall.
In this program, you will learn about the role and required skills of the business analyst as it relates to the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Completion of this certificate will help graduates understand the role of the business analyst during the SDLC, how to develop use cases into detailed business requirements, and how to implement different testing techniques that accompany the SDLC to verify a successful client project installation.
Agile Fundamentals is the most widely used Agile Methodology, SCRUM, for managing development projects. Upon completing the Agile Fundamentals course, you will be able to participate on any project team and understand the Agile roles and responsibilities. Many organizations are changing the way software development projects are implemented. Completing the Agile Fundamentals course will increase your opportunities for IT careers in the software development IT arena.
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Sample Program Plan and Costs
Prerequisites: You should have at the minimum an associate’s degree or two years of experience in a particular field to enter this program.
To earn this certificate, you must successfully complete the courses within a two-year period.
Additional testing required for certifications. You will be eligible to take the IIBA Entry-Level Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA) exam after successful program completion.
Class Delivery Methods
|On-Campus||Traditional. Classes meet on campus.|
|Virtual||100% online. Meets with a live instructor and classmates on specific days, at specific times. Uses web conferencing software, like Zoom.|
|Hybrid||Some classes on campus. Some classes online or virtual.|
|Online||100% online. Due dates for projects and assignments. Self-paced work on your time.|
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Business Analysis: The Analyst's Role During the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
An in-depth look into business analysis, the role of business analysts, and their relationships with all of the major stakeholders in the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Learn the important aspects of being a successful analyst including effective listening, logical and critical thinking, and problem-solving. Course objectives aligned with the IIBA objectives.
Business Analysis: Use Cases to Functional Requirements
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 Software Development Life Cycle (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 aligned with the IIBA objectives.
Business Analysis: In-Depth Software Testing
Learn the different testing techniques that accompany the Software Development Life Cycle (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 aligned with the IIBA objectives.
The Agile Fundamentals course will provide you with the Agile values and principles to incorporate Agile methodologies into your organization. To be successful delivering software using Agile methods, you must have a strong and stable agile mindset. The Agile Fundamentals course will focus on being Agile before doing Agile. The course will provide a common foundation for making decisions about the best way to develop software using agile values and principles and introduces you to PMI's Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®. Prerequisites: Familiarity with the software development life cycle (SDLC).
Not including fees and equipment