Business Analysis Planning

Length: 1 day.

  • Business Analysts
  • Project Managers
  • CIOs
  • CFOs
  • CHROs
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Team Leaders
  • Or anyone who wants one of the above roles in the future
  • CBAPs who need to apply BABOK® concepts to workplace situations

After taking this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Perform stakeholder analysis with a variety of diagrams, approaches and techniques
  2. Identify gaps: understanding current and future states of the business/solution
  3. Use scope documentation for planning purposes
  4. Determine which business analysis approach to take and the impacts on planning
  5. Determine what activities are needed and what deliverables should be produced
  6. Differentiate between the planning a business analyst does and that of the project manager
  7. Prioritize requirements, determine risks, and understand how they impact planning
  8. Plan, estimate, and communicate business analysis work
  9. Apply business analysis metrics

Please note that while this course will thoroughly cover the philosophy and concepts in the BABOK® it is not designed to serve as an exam preparation course.

CBAP or the courses: Introduction to Business Analysis and Requirements Elicitation and Scope, or a thorough understanding of the competencies in those courses.

Price: $445.00 Early Bird Pricing: $400.50 until February 20, 2018

If your organization has at least 6 participants and you desire to host the class at your site or if you would like to customize this course specifically for your organization, contact Beth Schaefer at 651-999-5834 or

“I found all skills and topics to be useful.” – from spring 2017 participant

Session on:

  • New course dates coming

If you are registering through the workforce center, you must have your counselor contact IPD directly at