This course will provide a solid foundation for a career in business analysis. We explore the strategy, phases, components and process a BA uses to develop a project. From conducting an enterprise analysis to assessing the solution's implementation, you will learn the basics of how to manage the process and determine the appropriate parties to be involved.
1. INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS
Topics - Role of Business analyst, Skills of a Business analyst, Why a Business analyst?, Structure of the development team, Position of Business analyst in the development team.
2. SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT LIFE CYCLE (SDLC)
Topics - Understanding concept of Business modeling, Requirement gathering, Analysis, Design, Implementation, Testing, Deployment.
3. REQUIREMENT GATHERING STRATEGY
Topics - Importance of requirement gathering, Requirement gathering techniques, Different Types of requirements, JAD session, Role of BA in JAD session, Preparing JAD session agenda, How to conduct JAD session, Creating Functional Requirement documentation, Creating Software Requirement specification.
4. SOFTWARE ENGINEERING METHODS
Topics - Waterfall Model, Software Prototyping, Incremental Build Model, Iterative and Incremental Development, V-Model, Spiral Model, Scrum, Clean room Software Engineering, Rapid Application Development (RAD), Dynamic System Development Method (DSDM), Unified Process, Extreme Programming (XP), Agile Software Development, Lean Software Development, Rational Unified Process (RUP), Dual Vee Model, Test - Driven Development, Behavior - Driven Development, Feature – Driven Development, Domain – Driven Design, Model – Driven Engineering.
5. USE CASE
Topics - Understanding use cases, Use case relationships, Creating use cases from requirement, Change management and version control.
6. UML METHODOLOGY
Topics - Use case diagrams,Activity diagrams.
7. SOFTWARE TESTING
Topics - Introduction to QA methodology, Role of BA in testing, Creating test cases.
8. US HEALTH CARE
Topics - What is Health Insurance, Components of Health Insurance, Types of Health Insurance Coverages, Types of Health Insurance (HMO, PPO, POS), Provider vs. Payer, and NPI, Claims Process Flow, Claims Submission, Claims Adjudication Processing, Encounters Submission, Compliance Check.
9. REVIEW SESSION
Topics - Reviewing the entire business analyst course, Question and answer sessions, Reviewing of potential interview questions.