BA Training and placement for students in USA

❯ What is BA Training ?

Business Analysis is a set of tasks and techniques used to work as an association among stakeholders in requirements management for a software project. It is a discipline of characteristic business needs and crucial solutions to business problems. The one who performs this role of identification and determination is termed as a business analyst, abbreviated as BA. This role has emerged with evolution of software system engineering and raise of Rational Unified Process (RUP) to mitigate risk in project management.
In today’s advanced business atmosphere, an organization’s ability, agility, and skill to manage constant amendment through innovation will be keys to success. The role of a BA in an organization is multifaceted. BAs chief role is that they help businesses implement technology solutions in a very efficient approach working around the functionalities of various roles and responsibilities like operation, finance, architecture, engineering, etc. Among other fields in business sector, BA can be said as the most sustainable career.

Business Analysis

❯ Course Objectives

After the completion of Business Analysis / BA Training at OPT NATION, you will be able to:

1. Explore the depth and breadth of commonly used tools, techniques, and approaches to business analysis
2. Understand the concepts of various teams in a software project, different stakeholders involved and the dynamics of the team and the role of a business analyst (BA) in the software team
3. Detailed understanding of software development life cycle (SDLC)
4. Understand how to plan business analysis governance
5. Learn different types of requirements
6. Learn about requirement life cycles: how to elicit, verify, and validate requirements, then track and manage them throughout their life cycles
7. Learn what is enterprise analysis and the role of BA in enterprise analysis
8. Understand business process modeling, work flow modeling and related concepts
9. Hands-on experience on all BA deliverables through assignments and project work
10. Understand basics of SQL for candidates willing to be prepared for business system analyst or technical business analyst
11. Learn how to identify business analysis performance improvements
12. Understand how to plan the approach to business analysis
13. Learn how to access requirement changes
14. Understand the relationship between a BA and a project manager
15. Understand the responsibilities of a BA in various stages of the SDLC
16. Know how to maintain a high-level of quality requirements
17. Learn best techniques for requirements elicitation and practices employed by BA
18. Understand six sigma
19. Understand CMMi
20. Documentation of the requirements and UML diagrams

❯ Who should do this course?

BA training is perfect for the following candidates:

1. Anyone interested to start a career in business
2. Project managers, senior developers, team leaders, solutions architect, testing managers, and system analyst – interested to step into a BA role
3. Entry-level BAs and domain experts can undertake this course to polish their skills and knowledge

❯ Pre-requisites

There are no pre-requisites to undertake this course. For advanced level courses, you need to have basic Business Analysis knowledge and worked under the corporate environment.

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❯ Course content for BA Training

Module 1 : Overview of Business Analysis (BA)

• Introduction to business analysis
• Introduction to business analyst
• Business team or technical team
• Roles of BA
• Responsibilities of BA

Module 2 : Introduction to Domain Knowledge

• Domain lists
• Domain certifications
• Domain terminology

Module 3 : Modeling Tools

• Microsoft Visio
• OmniGraffle
• Pages

Module 4 : Requirement Process, Planning and Management

• Introduction to requirements
• Characteristics
• Types

o Functional requirement
o Non-functional requirement

• The process
• Planning requirements
• Managing requirements

Module 5 : Requirements Engineering

• Principle
• Constraints
• Techniques
• Data analysis
• Reverse engineering
• Prototyping

Module 6 : Requirements Analysis

• Requirements trace-ability matrix (RTM)
• Requirements risk management
• Impact analysis
• Gap analysis
• Change management
• Classifying requirements
• Prioritizing requirements
• Requirements walk-through
• Requirements validation
• Sign off
• Kick off meetings

Module 7 : Requirement Gathering Methods

• Exploring the Web
• Existing documentation

Module 8 : OOA and UML

• Introduction to UML
• Types of UML
• Activities diagram
• Context diagram
• Sequence diagram
• Use case diagram
• State Sequence diagram
• Collaboration diagram
• Deployment diagram
• Component diagram
• Object diagram
• Working with UI tools
• Working with UML tools

Module 9 : Enterprise Analysis

• Business architecture
• Feasibility studies

Module 10 : JAD Session

• Introduction
• Protocols involved
• Participants
• Roles of BA in JAD session

Module 11 : SDLC – Software Development Life Cycle

• Introduction
• Role
• Steps
• Scope identification
• Testing
• Development
• Planning
• Analysis
• Installation
• User training or UAT (user acceptance testing)
• Methodology of SDLC

o Waterfall method
o Agile method
o RUP method

Module 12 : Documentation

• Introduction to business requirement document (BRD)
• Contents of BRD
• BRD walkthrough
• Introduction to functional requirement document (FRD)
• Contents of FRD
• FRD walkthrough
• Introduction to project management plan
• Overview of actor catalog
• Overview of project charter
• Overview of user manual

Module 13 : Project Management Framework

• Introducing what is a project
• What is an operation
• What is a program
• What is a portfolio
• What is project management team
• Organization structure
• Types of organization structures

o Matrix organization
o Functional organization
o Projectized organization

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Module 14 : Scope Management

• What is work breakdown structure (WBS)
• WBS dictionary
• What is a baseline
• Types of baseline

o Schedule baseline
o Cost baseline
o Scope baseline

Module 15 : Cost Management

• Life cycle of costing
• Value analysis
• Indirect cost
• Fixed cost
• Direct cost
• Variable cost

Module 16 : Time Management

• What are estimation techniques
• Types of estimations

o Define point estimation
 What is padding
o Define three-point estimation
 Pert formula
 Standard deviation
 Estimated activity duration
 Range
o Analogous estimation

Module 17 : Quality Management

• Define quality
• What is Kaizen
• Explain gold plating
• Quality audit
• Sigma standards

o 6 sigma
o 5 sigma
o 2 sigma

Module 18 : HR (Human Resources) Management

• Who is project initiator
• Role of project initiator
• Responsibility assignment matrix
• Staffing management plan
• Issue log
• Perquisites
• Virtual team
• RACI chart
• Fringe benefits
• Issue log

Module 19 : Risk Management

• What is risk
• Introduction to risk management
• Types of risks

o Well-defines risk
o Secondary risk
o Contingency risk

• Trigger
• Risk response owner

Module 20 : Communication Management

• Stakeholder register
• What is communication management
• Types of communication

o Formal verbal
o Formal written
o Informal verbal
o Informal written

• Communication channel

Procurement Management

Module 21 : Procurement Management

• Who is a seller and a buyer
• Centralized procurement department

o Benefits
o Limitations

• De-centralized procurement department

o Benefits
o Limitations

• What is a contract
• Types of contracts

o Time and material contract
o Fixed price contract
o Cost reimbursable contract

Module 22 : Health Insurance

• Introduction
• Components
• Types of health insurance


• Types of health insurance coverage
• Provider vs. payer and NPI

Module 23 : Claims Process

• Introduction to the claims process
• The process flow
• Claims submission
• Encounters submission
• Compliances check
• Claims adjudication processing

Module 24 : Quality Analysis – QA Testing

• Introduction to software QA testing
• Test cases
• Life cycle of defect
• Test plan
• Interaction of BA with quality analyst

Module 25 : Relevant Certification

• CAPM certification
• PMP certification

Module 26 : Corporate Finance

• Time value of money
• Cost of capital
• Business and industry cycles
• Discount cash flow approach

Module 27 : Financial Accounting

• Introduction
• What is a balance sheet

o Assets
o Equity
o Liabilities
o Examples

• Cash flow statement
• Income statement

Module 28 : Financial Statement Analysis

• SEC fillings
• 10K structure

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Module 29 : Financial Instruments

• Stocks
• Derivatives
• Debt

Module 30 : Valuation Presentation

• Introduction to valuation
• DCF analysis
• Precedent transactions
• Comparable public companies

Module 31 : Resume Preparation

• Overview of good resume
• Do’s and don’ts of resume
• Formatting the resume

Module 32 : Manual Testing

• Types of testing

o Unit testing
o Integration testing
o Functional testing
o Regression testing
o Black box testing
o White box testing
o Gray box testing
o Data-driven testing
o UAT testing
o Smoke testing
o Backend testing

• QA tester role

o STLC – software testing life cycle

• Writing test cases
• Planning test

Manual Testing

Module 33 : Miscellaneous

• Repositories
• Versioning
• Approvals
• Minutes of meeting
• Weekly status reports

❯ FAQs

What are other job titles for business analysts?

Other titles for BA include systems analyst, product manager, product owner, requirements engineer, business architect, management consultant, process analyst, data scientist, enterprise analyst, etc.

What is Business Analysis, and why would I want to do it?

This course if for those who choose to dedicate themselves to the profession can expect an interesting career with plenty of security and money. Top Business Analysts choose their work and are able to determine their own salaries.

Are your books and coaching services intended for people new to the Business Analyst career?

Our products and services help Business Analysts at all levels. Thus, anyone interested and ones with experience in the profession can go for this course.

Do I need programming background or knowledge? Is UML another programming language?

No, programming knowledge is not a requirement. UML is Unified Modeling Language and is not a programming language but simply a modeling tool that helps you draw models or diagrams that represent a business process.

What about the payment procedure?

Debit card, credit card, or Net Banking from all the leading banks – any mode of payment suitable to you is acceptable by us. It is simple and step by step follow up is provided at our site. Also for USD payment, PayPal option is available. Not only this, if you have problem in paying it as bulk, we have EMI option for you.

After I complete the course, what if I have queries?

Our support team is available for you 24*7*365. Your queries will be answered by our experts anytime you need. Even after the completion of the course, you can avail the benefit of re-attending the missed session as you are a lifetime member of OPT NATION.

What if I miss a class?

If you miss out to attend a class, you need not to worry, because the session automatically gets recorded which you can access from your account. So you can easily attend the missed class anytime and can re-attend the live lecture in the upcoming Batch. This is advantageous to you because you will not be new to the course and can ask the right questions to get the most out of the course.

How do I get my certificate?

After successful completion of the course and related assignments, exercises and exams, your certificate will be emailed to you.

What if I fail to clear my certification course in first attempt?

You can anytime ask for assistance to your queries and doubts and reappear for the certification exam. Once you have enrolled, you are a lifetime member and so you will be charged nothing for reappearing. Our experts are here to help you out in all possible ways.

Do you provide placements?

Yes, we do. OPT NATION is one of those rare online training centers that provides training and placement programs with job guarantee. You just need to concentrate to excel in your course; in return, OPT NATION will give you a platform to exhibit the plethora of your skills.

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