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NEW! Virtual Classroom Training!

IIBA® CBAP® Examination Preparation Training. 

Weekend batches | Friday & Saturday or Saturday & Sunday | 40hrs.

Avail Special Introductory Offer. USD1500.  (USD 2450)

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Offer Valid till 14th September 2014.

Contact:  Vipin Kumar; +971 55 828 0235; vk[at]
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  1. Introduction to Business Analysis
  2.  Business Analysis Techniques
  3. Writing Good Use Cases                                            Enquire Today!  Contact: Vipin Kumar
  4. Business Analysis & Requirements Automation       vk[at]; +971 55 828 0235           
  5. Business Strategy and Implementation
  6. IIBA® CBAP® Examination Preparation Training
Our training approach
We believe and practice the practical approach.  Our training sessions are 90% hands-on and only 10% theory.  10% slides are used to set the context and rest is an actual business scenario based exercise to practice.

How to choose the right training course for you?
If you are totally new to Business Analysis discipline and would like get an introduction to the various aspects of Business Analysis then choose Introduction to Business Analysis training course.

If you are working professional, and would like to learn about a particular Business Analysis technique, then choose the technique and select Business Analysis Techniques training course.

If you are new to Business Analysis discipline and would like to understand more on requirements elicitation, functional requirements and documentation, using the Use Case approach, then choose Writing Good Use Cases training course.

If you are a practicing Business Analysis Professional and would like to implement Business Analysis and Requirements Management Automation in your project or workplace then choose BA & Requirements Automation training course.

If you have only the basic knowledge on Business Analysis, but would like to start a career in Business Analysis then choose the Business Strategy and Implementation training course.

If you are a practicing Business Analyst and interested to appear for the IIBA® CBAP® examination, then take up the IIBA® CBAP® Examination Preparation Training training course.

How can I get myself trained?
You can attend either our classroom training or you can learn through instructor led online training method.  Also we conduct corporate trainings for individual organizations at their premise. 

Introduction to Business Analysis                   Enquire Today!  Contact: Vipin Kumar
Course Duration: 1 full day (8hrs)                        vk[at]; +971 55 828 0235

Course Outline:
  • What is Business Analysis?
  • Role of a business Analyst
  • What is IIBA®?
  • What is BABOK®?
  • Key Concepts
  •  Knowledge Areas
  • Tasks
  • Techniques
  • Underlying Competencies
  • Sources of Business Analysis Information

Business Analysis Techniques                            Enquire Today!  Contact: Vipin Kumar
Course Duration:  Each technique 1 day (8hrs)      vk[at]; +971 55 828 0235
  1. Brainstorming
  2. Data Dictionary and Glossary, Data Flow Diagrams, Data Modeling
  3. Decision Analysis
  4. Organization Modeling
  5. Process Modeling
  6. Requirements Workshop
  7. Risk Analysis
  8. Root Cause Analysis
  9. Scenarios and Use Cases, Scope Modeling
  10. Sequence Diagrams, State Diagrams
  11. SWOT Analysis
  12. User Stories
Each of the above techniques will be taught through a practical real world example.

Writing Good Use Cases                                               Enquire Today!  Contact: Vipin Kumar
Course Duration:  1 full day (8hrs)                                 vk[at]; +971 55 828 0235

Requirements basics
  • Role and importance of requirements in SDLC
  • Types of requirements and related concepts
  • Requirements documentation
  • What makes a good requirements
Use case model
  • Actors
  • Use cases
  • Use case diagram
  • Activity diagram
  • Use case specification
Lifecycle of use cases
Structuring use cases with include, extends and generalisation
Typical pitfalls and how to avoid them

Business Analysis & Requirements Automation        Enquire Today!  Contact: Vipin Kumar
Course Duration: 3 full days (24hrs)                               vk[at]; +971 55 828 0235

Day1:  Requirements Basics
  • Types of requirements and related concepts
  • Requirements documentation
  • Use case model
Day 2:  Automation
  • Creating and updating requirement artifacts
  • Specifying attributes for requirement attributes
  • Drawing use case and activity diagrams
  • Drawing user interface sketches
  • Specifying storyboards
Day 3:  Requirements Management
  • Relationship between requirements, and traceability
  • Analyzing requirements
  • Managing changing requirements, and requirement versions
  • Managing scope, and impact analysis
  • Working as a team 

Business Strategy & Implementation               Enquire Today!  Contact: Vipin Kumar
Course Duration: 5 full days (40hrs)                     vk[at]; +971 55 828 0235

Day 1:  Introduction to course     
  • What is Business Analysis?
  • Key Concepts
  • Knowledge Areas
  • Tasks
  • Techniques
  • Underlying Competencies
  • Sources of Business Analysis Information
Day 2:  Strategy Analysis
  • The context for strategy
  •  The definition of strategy
  • Strategy development
  • External environment analysis
  • Internal environment analysis
  • SWOT analysis
  • Implementing strategy
  • The Business Analysis Process Model
  • An approach to problem-solving
  • Stages of the business analysis process model
  • Objectives of the process model stages
  • Procedure for each process model stage
  • Techniques used within each process model stage
Day 3:  Modelling Business Processes
  • An alternative view of an organisation
  • The organizational view of business processes
  • Value propositions and value chain
  • Business process models
  • Analysing the as-is business process model
  • Improving business processes (to-be business process)
  • Gathering the Requirements
  • The problems with requirements
  • A process for requirements engineering
  • Actors in requirements engineering
  • Requirements elicitation
  • Building the requirements list
  • Requirements analysis
  • Validating requirements 
Day 4:  Documenting and Managing Requirements
  • The requirements document
  • The requirements catalogue
  • Managing requirements
  • Modeling Requirements
  • Modeling system functions
  • Modeling system data
  • Delivering the Requirements
  • Delivering the solution
  • Context for the delivery approach
  • Delivery lifecycles 

Day 5:  Making a Business and Financial Case
  • The business case in the project lifecycle
  • Identifying options
  • Assessing project feasibility
  • Structure of a business case
  • Investment appraisal
  • Presentation of a business case
  • Benefits realization approach
  • Implementing business change
  • Introducing a new business system
  • The environment for change

IIBA® CBAP® Examination Preparation Training       
Course Duration: 5 full days (40hrs)                                    
                                                                                 Enquire Today!  Contact: Vipin Kumar                               
                                                                                 vk[at]; +971 55 828 0235
Day 1:  Introduction
  • What is the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge?  
  • What is Business Analysis?
  • Key Concepts
  • Knowledge Areas
  • Tasks
  • Techniques
  • Underlying Competencies
  • Other Sources of Business Analysis Information

Day 2:  Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring
  • Plan Business Analysis Approach
  • Conduct Stakeholder Analysis
  • Plan Business Analysis Activities
  • Plan Business Analysis Communication  
  • Plan Requirements Management Process
  • Manage Business Analysis Performance

  • Prepare for Elicitation
  • Conduct Elicitation Activity
  • Document Elicitation Results
  • Confirm Elicitation Results   

Requirements Management & Communication
  • Manage Solution Scope & Requirements
  • Manage Requirements Traceability
  • Maintain Requirements for Re-use
  • Prepare Requirements Package
  • Communicate Requirements  

Day 3:  Enterprise Analysis
  • Define Business Need
  • Assess Capability Gaps
  • Determine Solution Approach  
  • Define Solution Scope
  • Define Business Case

Requirements Analysis
  • Prioritize Requirements
  • Organize Requirements
  • Specify and Model Requirements
  • Define Assumptions and Constraints
  • Verify Requirements
  • Validate Requirements

Day 4:  Solution Assessment & Validation
  • Assess Proposed Solution
  • Allocate Requirements
  • Assess Organizational Readiness
  • Define Transition Requirements
  • Validate Solution
  • Evaluate Solution Performance

Underlying Competencies
  • v Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • v Business Knowledge
  • v Communication Skills
  • v Interaction Skills  
  • v Software Applications

Day 5:  Business Analysis Techniques
  • Acceptance and Evaluation Criteria Definition
  • Brainstorming
  • Business Rules Analysis
  • Data Dictionary and Glossary
  • Data Flow Diagrams
  • Data Modeling
  • Decision Analysis
  • Document Analysis
  • Interviews
  • Metrics and Key Performance Indicators
  • Non-functional Requirements Analysis
  • Organization Modeling
  • Problem Tracking
  • Process Modeling
  • Requirements Workshops
  • Scenarios and Use Cases

Virtual Classroom Training FAQ:

1.     IIBA® CBAP® Examination preparation training.  What is this?
This is the training session focused on the CBAP® certification of IIBA®.  Any business analyst, who would like to get certified, can take up this course

2.     What is the duration?
The total coaching session is for 40 hrs.  8 hrs. per day for 5 Days.

3.     Do you have a weekend training program for working professionals?
Yes.  We do conduct weekend training programs.

4.     What are the training days for GCC candidates?
For candidates in GCC countries the weekend program is scheduled for Fridays and Saturdays. 

5.     What are the training days for International candidates?
International candidates can take this coaching on Saturdays and Sundays.

6.     What is the duration for weekends?
The total coaching session is for 40 hrs.  4 hrs. each on both Friday and Saturday. 
5 Weekends.  10 sessions.

7.     What is the timing?
For GCC candidates:  3:00 pm to 7:00pm (Gulf Standard Time).  However timings can be adjusted according to mutual convenience. 
For International Candidates:  According to their time zone convenience.

8.     How do we coach?
The coaching is scheduled and conducted on the GoToTraining® platform from Citrix®.  The sessions are conducted in the virtual classroom with voice and video sessions along with the help of usual whiteboards as in the case of any normal classroom. 

9.     What is the training approach?
We strongly believe on the practical learning through working exercises.  Power Point slides are to set the context.  The whole session will be based on a real time case study.

10.  What are the deliverables?
Course material in the form of MS Power Point slides (PDF) will be shared to every participant. 

11.  How does a participant will attend the session?
Any participant can take up this course from his house/office.  He can join the sessions from his Windows/Mac computers.  Integrated voice capability is utilized to reduce the cost of telephone calls.  It is advised to have a headset to reduce the surrounding disturbances. 

12.  How do we support the knowledge persistence?
From second day onwards, we conduct a test at the end of the session to assess the knowledge absorption.  It will be conducted on a cumulative fashion as the training moves forward.  At the end of the course, a final simulated test will be conducted for 3.5 hrs. as in the case of the certification exam with 150 questions to answer.

13.  I have completed the 5 weekends session.  I have some more doubts.  How can I clear that?  Do you provide any support?
Yes.  We are more than happy to clear them through phone/mail.  To add value, we are conducting a refresher online session of 4 hrs. to discuss and clarify your doubts.  This is part of the training sessions at no extra charge.

14.  We would like to have a face-to-face meeting with the instructor after the online course? Will it be possible?
Yes.  We can schedule the same for 4 hrs. at the following places in UAE.  Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Ras Al Khaima.  No extra charges.

15.  I have completed the course, but I need some individual mentoring, can you do this?
Yes.  We can fix up a mutually convenient day for the personal coaching.  Depending on the time required we will workout the fee for the same.

16.  I have started the sessions, unfortunately I was not able to attend couple of sessions and how can I make up these?
We will allow the participant to attend the same sessions along with another batch, if the participant has missed up to 4 sessions.  If the participant has missed more than 4 sessions, then they have to join fresh to another batch paying full course fee afresh.

17.  I have booked for a course, before joining, some official/personal reasons I was not able to join the batch, what should I do?
You can join a fresh batch according to your convenience without any extra financial commitments. 

18.  What is the refund policy?
We will refund the full fees after deducting the bank charges, if participant cancels 15 days ahead of the course.  50% course fee will be refunded for cancellations within one week.  If you cancel the training on the starting day or later, no money will be refunded.

19.  I have booked for a course; can I transfer the booking to a colleague or a friend?
Yes.  You can transfer the booking to anybody without any charges.

20.  Do you provide any course participation certificate?
Yes.  Every participant will get an electronic course completion certificate (PDF).  Participant should attend all the sessions to be eligible for the course completion certificate.

21.  If I take up the second course from your institution, will I get any discount?
Yes.  You are eligible for 10% discount for the second course, 15% discount for the third.

22.  If I refer somebody, is there any referral fee/discount?
Yes.  Once your referral joins for any course from our institution, you are eligible for a 15% discount on your next course.

23.  If my company would like to have a corporate training, will you conduct the training?
Yes.  You should contact directly:  Vipin Kumar, +971 55 828 0235,

24.  Will you conduct onsite trainings?
Yes.  We conduct onsite corporate trainings.  Contact for more details:  Vipin Kumar, +971 55 828 0235,

25.  What is the minimum and maximum batch size for onsite training?
Minimum – 6

Maximum - 12