Course curriculum

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    Welcome!

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    Module 1: Mastering the Business Analysis Process - The Requirements Process

    • Focus and Objectives
    • Module 1:SLIDES
    • Segment 01: Introduction to Business Analysis
    • Segment 02: Waterfall
    • Segment 03: The Engineering Process
    • Segment 04: The Software Development Process
    • Segment 05: Effective vs Efficient
    • Segment 06: Terminology
    • Segment 07: Business Analyst Best Practices
    • Segment 08: The Standard Business Analyst Process
    • Segment 09: Business Analyst Process Deliverables
    • Segment 10: System Definition Introduction
    • Segment 11: System Definition In-depth
    • Segment 12: Scope Creep In/Out Lists
    • Segment 13: How to Find Stakeholders
    • Segment 014: Active Passive and Non-User Stakeholders
    • Segment 15: Process Maturity
    • Segment 15a: Questions and Answers
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    Module 2: The Business Analysis Toolkit: Methods and Models

    • Focus and Objectives
    • Module 2: SLIDES
    • Segment 16: Good Requirements and Specifications
    • Segment 17: Terminology Recap and Engineering Checklist
    • Segment 18: Collaborative Framework
    • Segment 19: Modelling and the Business Analyst
    • Segment 20: Types of Requirements Models
    • Segment 21: Process and Logic Modelling
    • Segment 22: The Problem with Business Processes
    • Segment 23: Process Maturity
    • Segment 24: Project Maturity Process
    • Segment 25: Domain Modelling
    • Segment 26: The Problem of Complexity
    • Segment 27: Transactional Objects
    • Segment 28: Complexity Types
    • Segment 29: Domain Models
    • Segment 30: Breakthrough Iterations
    • Segment 31: Relativity Problem
    • Segment 32: Narrative Use Cases and User Stories
    • Segment 33: Transforming Requirements into Specifications
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    Module 3: Boots on the Ground

    • Focus and Objectives
    • Segment 34: Working with Stakeholders
    • Segment 35: People Literacy and Behavioral Styles
    • Segment 36: Modelling the Communication
    • Segment 37: People Literacy
    • Segment 38: Drivers and Styles
    • Segment 39: Message Media and Outcomes
    • Segment 40: Business Analyst Communications
    • Segment 41: Social and Linguistic Registers
    • Segment 42: The Role of Semantics
    • Segment 44: Speech Contract and Implicature
    • Segment 43: Media Elements
    • Segment 45: Interviewing to Gather Information
    • Segment 46: Additional Requirements Issues
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    Quizzes

    • Overview
    • Quiz: Module 1
    • Quiz: Module 2
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    Recommended Readings

    • Recommended Further Readings
    • Processes and Paradigms
    • Models, Views and Architectures
    • The Chaos Report
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    Final Exam

    • Overview and Instructions
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