Business Analysis Fundamentals - become a Business Analyst

Get the job skills you need to build a solid foundation in business analysis in order to make an impact in your career

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Course Overview

This online course is for anyone interested in becoming a Business Analyst or anyone interested in this field, individuals who want to make a career change or anyone with a Business Analysis background who want a more formal and industry-standard business analysis approach.

The students will have a strong understanding of the role of a business analyst, structure of a project team, system development life cycle methodologies (SDLC), the importance of requirements gathering, different types of requirements, JAD (Joint Application Design) sessions , role of a Business Analyst in JAD session, and how to conduct JAD sessions. This training covers all in-depth elements and phases of business analysis. This course will go thru basics and will help you build a strong foundation in Business Analysis.

The assignments and practical exercises provided thru documentation will make you feel that you are already part of a project and brings added value to this course as comparing to other courses on the market. You will not only build a solid theoretical foundation but also have access to practical resources in the same time.

At the end of the course you’ll be able to understand the terminology, the responsibilities of a business analyst and the tasks and challenges associated with this role.


No prior experience is necessary

Basic computer skills, good communication and documentation skills

Course Syllabus

1. Role of a Business Analyst

Business Analysis Elements and Phases. Business Analysis Defined

Structure of a Project Team

JAD Session. Role of a BA in JAD Session. How to conduct JAD session?

2. SDLC Methodologies

Project Life Cycle. System Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

Waterfall, Agile Scrum Methodology, RUP

3. Requirements Gathering

Requirement Gathering Techniques

Importance of Requirement gathering

Different Types of Requirements

4. Artifacts Business Requirements Document, Functional Requirements Document, UML Diagrams

5. Quality Assurance and Project Management


The artifacts which are included free in this course:

Business Requirements Document (BRD) template which will help you practice your documentation skills

Other project documents are included such as Project Charter, Use Cases and others.

You will not only build a solid theoretical foundation but also have access to practical resources in the same time.

Your Instructor

Liliana M
Liliana M

Experienced Business Analyst/ Consultant/ Project Manager interested in helping future business analysts to build the knowledge needed in order to get the job and excel in this field. Liliana worked for 10 years+ for top clients worldwide in New York City and London, and has excellent training, success coaching and business analysis skills. Liliana is passionate about helping you to achieve success in your career. The objective of these masterclass courses is to empower you with knowledge.


All courses are rated 5 stars by most students enrolled.

Matthew Coupe: The course is well structured, easy to follow for everyone. Enough detail to understand the basics for a BA position. Overall, the course was great.

Amisha Shah: Yes it is good because I been taking interviews but never though interview answer would be like this. I always gives what basically I do at work but not it should be given professionally. Even though if you don't know or if you didn't do it you should answer well and just like you did. This is very helpful and worth to take it.

Lokesh Pg Dalasanur Nagaprashantha: Thanks. Wonderful overview

Tareita Nephew: I got a great overall concept of what a Business Analyst is and what they do. I liked that she touched on the very core of what a Business Analyst needs to do in order to accomplish all aspects of the job.

Riaan Van Willingh: I required a run down of what a BA does and this helped me understand the basic fundamentals of what to expect and to understand what principles they will follow.

Marian Bartko: Great course from BA wonder world.

Course Curriculum

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  Role of a Business Analyst
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  System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Methodologies
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  Artifacts: Business Requirements/Functional Requirement Documents, UML Diagrams
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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