Randy Rice's Software Testing Site

Systems Analysis for Business Analysts

3 Days

This is a basic course to help business analysts understand the basics of systems analysis. This course is ideal for people who are just learning about the importance of user requirements, or for those who need a defined process for requirements management and system design.

This is a practical interactive seminar that uses team exercises to reinforce the process taught in the class. Your instructor will be a certified instructor in the software engineering field. You will learn the terminology, process, and challenges of requirements management and systems analysis in the real world. As a result of attending this seminar, you should have a good working knowledge of user requirements, system modeling and what it takes to gather, design, test and manage a complete set of user requirements for a project.

Systems Analysis for Business Analysts will help you become more comfortable and confident in performing requirements gathering and documentation processes, as well as modeling to understand and describe system behavior. 

You will emerge from this workshop knowing how to define the right problem, talk to the right people, document the right needs, build the right system, and test the system using a defined baseline of requirements as the target. 

Return on Investment

Who Will Benefit

The program requires only basic IT knowledge or experience. Technical documentation knowledge or experience is not a pre-requisite.

Program Information

This course is presented on an in-house basis only unless offered as a special public course. Contact us for information about how to bring this course into your organization.

Content and Structure


Module 1 - CMM Overview

Module 2 - Terminology

Module 3 - Exploring Requirements

Module 4 - Problem Analysis

Module 5 - Techniques for Getting the User Perspective

Module 6 - Documenting Requirements

Module 7 - Requirements Management

Module 8 - Testing Requirements

Module 9 - Dealing With Problems in the Requirements Process

Module 10 - Systems Analysis

Module 11 - System Design

Module 12 - Testing

Module 13 - Testing the Quality of Software Performance

Module 14 - Implementation

Module 15 - Course Summary



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