Business Analyst with Data Modeling

Who can learn this course:

Individuals from any discipline who are performing elicitation activities; business analysts, project managers, business systems analysts, product managers, product owners, system architect, process engineers, requirements engineers, or any other project team member – See more at:

Pre Requisite:


End Objective:

· Define Business analysis and requirements

· Elicit requirements from stakeholders using a variety of effective techniques

· Practice creative thinking skills to engage stakeholders, uncover needs, and identify new approaches and ideas

· Compare and contrast analysis techniques in order to select the technique(s) that will most appropriately:

  • support your understanding, critical thinking and problem solving
  • communicate information to stakeholders to enable review and their understanding of requirements

· Reduce confusion and development errors by creating excellent requirements that can be easily understood by outsource or distributed teams

· Get the most out of your models and diagrams by asking the right questions during analysis

· Identify why the project is being done (business drivers) in order to ensure the right analysis effort is being performed and so that requirements efforts can be appropriately prioritized

· Create a context level diagram to identify interfaces, data flows, and high-level processes associated with the project, that is valuable both for planning and communications purposes

· Apply an approach to manage and record requirements decisions

· Describe the difference between validating that you’ve built the right solution and verifying that you’ve built the solution right

· Discuss strategies for content organization and collaboration, and describe why being more organized increases team agility

Course Duration: 30 Hours

Course Curriculum

This course aims to provide participants with the solid experience and know-how to

Work as Business Analyst in various domains like Banking, HealthCare,Finance,Product.

This course has been developed for real-world scenarios with in-depth explanations .IIBA certification guidance.

Who is Business Analyst?

Business Analyst is a new-economy job in a company that acts as a liaison between business people who have a business problem and technology people who know how to create automated solutions.

Business Analysts are responsible for identifying business needs, requirements development and requirements management. Specifically, the Business Analyst elicits, analyzes, validates and documents business, organizational and/or operational requirements.

The Business Analyst is a key facilitator within an organization, acting as a bridge between the client, stakeholders and the solutions team.

What is Business Analysis?

Business Analysis is the set of tasks and techniques used to work as a liaison among stakeholders in order to understand the structure, policies and operations of an organization, and recommend solutions that enables the organization to achieve its goals.

Many business analysts often perform several of these roles, and therefore this position is best filled by an individual with a broad skill set.

Business analysis is distinct from financial analysis, project management, quality assurance, organizational development, testing, training, and documentation development. However, depending on the organization, a business analysis professional may perform some or all of these related functions.

The skills associated with business analysis are one of the hottest priorities for IT human resource investment. Learn what the Business Analyst position is, why it’s important and how Business Analysis training from “ME” can help you to build the “Skills Bridge” to cross the chasm between Business and IT.

This training will help you to become a successful Business Analyst irrespective of your working domain.

Course Content:


  • Importance of BA in the industry
  • Roles and Responsibilities of BA
  • Skills required for the role
  • Deliverables of a BA
  • How is the current market for BA

Requirement Engineering

  • What is Requirement Engineering
  • Types of Requirements
  • Problems with Requirement Practices
  • Business Analysis Disciplines
  • Business Analysis Techniques


  • Different Requirement Engineering Tasks
  • Processes to be followed to gather requirements
  • Typical questions to be asked to the business team while gathering requirements
  • Change management
  • Feasibility Analysis /Risk Analysis
  • Configuration management
  • Requirement Document Template

Requirement Prioritization

  • Why to prioritize requirements
  • Factors to consider while prioritizing requirements
  • Participants of Requirement Prioritization
  • Process to follow while prioritizing requirements
  • Requirement Prioritization Model


  • What is a Software project
  • What is SDLC
  • Different phases of SDLC
  • Models of SDLC
  • Waterfall Model
  • Agile Model
  • Scrum
  • DSDM
  • RAD
  • Spiral
  • Prototype Model
  • scrum
  • How as a BA we get involved in different phases of SDLC
  • —–Project –

Business Documents:

System Requirement Specification

  • What is a SRS document
  • What are the various sections of SRS document
  • How a SRS document is prepared
  • SRS document template
  • Banking SRS,Healthcare SRS,ERP SRS,Airline SRS..etc..
  • FRD
  • MRD
  • PRD

Use Cases

  • What is a Use Case
  • Different sections of a use case document
  • How to prepare a use case document
  • Use Case Templates
  • Real life example of a use case document
  • Assignment on Use Case document

Requirement Traceability Matrix

  • Purpose of Traceability
  • Significance of Traceability
  • What is RTM
  • Why it is use
  • How traceability matrix is use to do Gap Analysis

System Quality Attributes

  • What are System Quality Attributes
  • What are the various SQA
  • UML Diagrams(class,state,interaction etc..)

Non Functional Requirements

  • What are non functional requirements
  • What is the significance of non functional requirements
  • How the non functional requirements are gathered
  • Non functional requirements document template

Flow Chart

  • What is flow chart diagram
  • Different symbols used in a Flow chart diagram
  • How flow chart diagram is used in a software project
  • How flow chart diagrams can be draws using Microsoft Visio
  • Real life example of a flow chart diagram

Wireframes or Mock-ups

  • What is a wireframe
  • Why is wireframe used
  • How a wireframe can be drawn using Microsoft Visio
  • An example wireframe

Software Development Methodologies

  • What are the various software development methodologies
  • Pros and cons of each of the methodologies
  • How as a BA we get involved in the different methodologies
  • Which are the most popular methodologies
  • Detail discussion on Agile methodology


  • In-depth concepts of Software testing
  • Different types of testing
  • Difference between Manual and automation testing
  • Various levels of software testing
  • Testing artifacts
  • Step by step process of software testing
  • Test case document
  • Real life example of a test case document
  • Role of a BA during testing

Project Management concepts

  • Roles and responsibilities of a project manager
  • What can be the involvement of BA in Project Planning

Data Modeling and Database Management system

  • What is data modeling
  • What is entity and attributes
  • What are relationships
  • What is ERD
  • Basic concepts of Database management systems
  • SQL Server 2012 imp concepts for BA


  • What is UML
  • Why it is used
  • UML Diagrams (Activity, Use Case)










Description about Domain :

Loan origination (Mention all the list of vendors e.g. Mysis, LIS, FIS – Fedility Information Services, Fiserv, Credit Check – Freddie Mac Risk Indicator Modules, FICA, Experian, Mention the work flow process on the enterprise applications etc).

financial Services – use case on Fixed Income, face values, issue dates, how calculation works, NPV, IRR – calcualtions

Online banking –

* Application Platform

* OLB Platform – Account Summary, eBanking, Enrollment, Activation

Money Movement – Bill Pay, P2P, Transfers, Payments

Vendors – Misys, Corelian Voyager, Fiserv

Core Banking – use default

Mobile banking – MEAP

Vendors: Fiserv Mobility (USBank), Kony (Capital ONe), ClairMail (M&TBank), SAP Sybase ()

Heath care – ICD 10, ICD 11, PPO, PMO, HIPPA,

EDI – 270, 271 Transactions,

Insurance -

Life Insurance – Lab, Underwriting, Auctuary, Agenets, Customer – T&C – Policy Issued

Health Insurance







  • Certification guidance and Support on IIBA syllabus
  • Hundreds of IIBA Questions & Answers
  • Common BA questions asked in an interview
  • How to answer the interview questions
  • Mock Interview

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