Business Analysis Training from New Horizons Singapore

Business Analysis Professionals are of growing importance within information technology and business projects of various sizes and complexities, as the range and depth of required professional knowledge continues to expand.

According to the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) Certified Business Analysis Professionals (CBAP) are of growing importance within information technology and business projects of various sizes and complexities, as the range and depth of required professional knowledge continues to expand.

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According to a study conducted by the Corporate Executive Board, Application Executive Council, “Improving business analyst proficiency can improve application performance by as much as 30%.”

Projects fail because the outcome is not desired by business. Business analysis is the bridge between the outcome and the need. Consider these statistics:

Only 16.2% of projects will be completed within time and budget

About 52.7% of projects exceeds their initial project budget estimation

About 56% of project conflicts can be traced to requirement errors

Why Improve Communication between Stakeholders & Developers?

  • Execute better software development and other projects
  • Cut costs and delays
  • Gather complete and accurate project requirements
  • Create clear and concise business requirements documents
  • Manage effective use of resources
  • Improve the quality of the final product

Benefits of the CBAP Certification

Individual Benefits:

  • Competence in the principles and practices of business analysis
  • Participation in a recognized professional group – IIBA
  • Recognition of professional competence by professional peers and management
  • Advanced career potential due to recognition as a professional business analysis practitioner
  • Personal satisfaction of accomplishing a milestone in their BA careers
  • The process of achieving and maintaining certification helps to ensure you are continually improving and refining your activities
  • Certification can improve overall performance, remove uncertainty and widen market opportunities
  • Potentially higher income for being formally recognized as an experienced BA professional
  • Recognizes individuals who have invested in their BA careers and encourages them to keep doing so

Organizational Benefits:

  • Provides professional development, advancement and recognition opportunities for staff
  • Demonstrates to customers, competitors, suppliers, staff and investors that you use industry-standard business analysis practices
  • The regular assessment process will improve staff responsibility, commitment and motivation
  • Establishment and implementation of business analysis practices as outlined in A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK®) Guide by individuals recognized as being knowledgeable and skilled
  • More reliable, higher quality results produced with increased efficiency and consistency by BA professionals who use industry standard BA techniques
  • Identification of professional business analysts to clients and business partners
  • Demonstrated commitment to the field of business analysis, increasingly recognized as a vital component of any successful project

Earn Your CBAP Certification

New Horizons Singapore Business Analysis Courses prepare you for the CBAP designation exam. To earn the CBAP designation, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum 7500 hours (~5 years) of BA work experience aligned with the BABOK Guide in the last 10 years (Minimum 900 hours in 4 of the 6 knowledge areas)
  • Minimum 35 hours of Professional Development in the past four years
  • Two references from a career manager, client or CBAP recipient
  • Signed Code of Conduct

Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®)

Who Should Attend?

Business Systems Analyst, Systems Analyst, Project Manager, Requirements Engineer, Process Analyst, Product Manager, Product Owner, Enterprise Analyst, Business Architect, Management Consultant, Data Analyst, Programmer Analyst or any other liaising with Customers/Vendors

COURSE OUTLINE

Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®)

  • Plan Business Analysis Approach
  • Plan Stakeholder Engagement
  • Plan Business Analysis Governance
  • Plan Business Analysis Information Management
  • Identify Business Analysis Performance Improvements

  • Prepare for Elicitation
  • Conduct Elicitation
  • Conform Elicitation Results
  • Communicate Business Analysis Information
  • Manage Stakeholder Collaboration

  • Trace Requirements
  • Maintain Requirements
  • Prioritize Requirements
  • Assess Requirements Changes
  • Approve Requirements

  • Analyze Current State
  • Define Future State
  • Assess Risks
  • Define Change Strategy

  • Specify and Model Requirements
  • Verify Requirements
  • Validate Requirements
  • Define Requirements Architecture
  • Define Design Options
  • Analyze Potential Value and Recommend Solution

  • Measure Solution Performance
  • Analyze Performance Measures
  • Assess Enterprise Limitations
  • Recommend Actions to Increase Solution Value

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