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PMI-PBA Certification Training Outline

This PMI-PBA® class is a Project Management Institute certification covering Requirements Management and Strategic Alignment, Needs Assessment, Managing Organizational Change as these areas are all a part of Business Analysis project knowledge. All exam areas are addressed.

PMI-PBA Certification Training Outline -

Initializing Business Process Analysis
1. What is Business Process Analysis (BPA)?
2. Goals of Business Process Analysis or Benefits
3. What is an Enterprise or a Business?
4. The Roles of a Business Process Analyst
5. How to Roadmap a Business Process Analysis Project
       A. Determine BPA needs
       B. Examine answers to appropriate questions
       C. Develop Business Case
       D. Determine ROI
       E. Choose a financial Metric
       F. Build a credible ROI
       G. Perform a Business Case Assessment
       H. Identify Business Analysis Objectives
       I. Create a Business Improvement Roadmap
       J. Conduct Business Process Analysis
       K. Collect Requirements
       L. Conduct Modeling Workshops
       M. Build Business Process Models
       N. Continue with more activities
       O. Defining the Business Analysis Boundary
6. Industry Standards – OPM3 and P3M3
7. About Business Process Automation
8. Requirements Elicitation
       A. Planning Requirements Activities
       B. Requirements Elicitation Workshop
       C. Surveys
       D. Requirements Analysis
9. In Class activities
       A. Calculating Business Case using Excel
       B. Reviewing Case Studies for collecting meaningful data (Business Objects)

Planning Business Process Analysis
1. Model-based workshops
2. Understanding Unified Modeling Language
3. Understanding the business domain and objects
4. Learning what business objects you need for business process modeling
5. Descriptions and Definitions
6. Collecting meaningful data
7. Meta Data and Business Objects
8. Data Modeling
       A. What makes a good data model?
       B. Is Data Modeling Still Relevant?
       C. Entity Relationship
       D. Entity Classes
9. How and why processes are associated with business objects
10. Why business use models to visualize and improve processes?
11. In Class Activities
       A. Identify and document business objects from the case studies        B. Group business objects in logical knowledge sets

Executing Business Process Analysis – How To
1. In Class Activities Using Visio 2013
       A. Cost / Benefit Analysis (Calculations using Excel)
       B. Project Time Line Diagram
       C. Cause & Effect Diagram
       D. Brain Storming Model
       E. Strategy Model
       F. Goal Model
       G. Business Interaction Model
       H. SIPOC Model
       I. PDPC
       J. Communication Model
       K. Case Studies Process Models
       L. Workflow models

2. Requirements Elicitation
       A. Use Case Diagram
       B. Data Model
       C. Evaluate all models and tie them to the enterprise

PMI-PBA Domains and Tools & Techniques:
1. Domains
       A. Domain 1: Needs Assessment (18% in the Exam)
       B. Domain 2: Planning (22% in the Exam)
       C. Domain 3: Analysis (35% in the Exam)
       D. Domain 4: Traceability and Monitoring (15% in the Exam)
       E. Domain 5: Evaluation (10% in the Exam)
2. Tools & Techniques
       A. Forty (40) different tools & Techniques
3. Quizzes
       A. Over 300 questions with the analytics in your book; these including a total of 820 for online quiz practice. Your 30 days of free online quiz practice starts on the last day of class.

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