In-Person Training

Our in-person training aims to quickly get you up to speed with the knowledge, tools, and techniques you need to thrive in today's organizations.

Washington, DC | 23 October 2015

september "early bird" registration $159

October registrations $199

Fundamentals of Business Analysis

In this course, you’ll get a one-day whirlwind tour of business analysis.

The course is aimed at junior-to-intermediate level Business Analysts and those interested in transitioning into similar roles. However, we have had a number of senior BAs as participants with very positive feedback.

Register now -- there is a limited number of seats available!


Learn: Acquire a solid grounding in Business Analysis in a single day

Do: Gain experience by participating in real-world exercises

Teach: Demonstrate your mastery of the subject by teaching your fellow attendees

Eight professional development units (PDUs), evidenced through a certificate of completion

Complementary enrollment in online Fundamentals of Business Analysis course for future refreshers


Business Analysis
Overview of Business Analysis
Overview of Requirements
Role of the Business Analyst

Who are they? And why do they matter?
Stakeholder Interests
Handling Stakeholder Conflicts

Systems Development Lifecycles
Project Lifecycles
Product Lifecycles
Requirement Lifecycles
Seventh Morning’s Requirements Development Lifecycle™

Forming Requirements
Overview of Requirements
Attributes of Good Requirements
Types of Requirements
Requirement Sources
Gathering Requirements from Stakeholders
Common Requirements Documents

Transforming Requirements
Stakeholder Needs Analysis
Decomposition, Additive, and Subtractive Analysis
Gap Analysis
Notations (UML & BPMN)
Flowcharts (Normal and Swim Lane)
Entity-Relationship Diagrams
State-Transition Diagrams
Data Flow Diagrams
Use Case Modeling
Business Process Modeling

Finalizing Requirements
Presenting Requirements
Socializing Requirements and Gaining Acceptance
Prioritizing Requirements
Change Control
Requirements Tools