PMI-PBA Course IntroductionPMI-PBA Course IntroductionBy Steve FullmerBUY NOW $495 Buy for Teams Video Courses >PMI-PBA Business Analysis for IT Analysts and Project Managers (PMI-PBA)® Certification Share Sign In CartIntroduction to the PMI-PBA Business Analysis Course– PMI-PBA Course Introduction 1:17 Meet Your Instructor - Steve Fullmer 4:21 PMI-PBA: Course Overview 3:15 The Captain and the Business Analyst 5:25 Course Symbols 4:47 Course Materials 2:09 DOWNLOAD LAB OBJECTIVES PMI-PBA Prerequisites 1:11Module 1: Business Analysis Overview– Module 1 Introduction 0:35 Business Analysis: Conflict - Perception - Design 3:34 Perception 4:46 The Captain and the Navigator - Business Analyst and Project Manager = Partnering 4:04 Goals vs Objectives 6:06 Business Analyst vs Project Manager 6:12 Product Lifecycle 4:31 What is a Project Manager? 2:23 Focus of the Project Manager - Triple Constraint 4:18 Scope 1:32 Change - Organize the Chaos 4:11 PMBOK Guide 5:18 BA Contribution 3:24 Lifecycle(s) 2:50 Business Analysis Cycle 5:36 Predictive Product 5:51 Iterative or Incremental Product 4:19 Adaptive / Agile 5:44 Project Lifecycle 6:36 Agile Terminology 8:00 Agile Terminology Continued 7:04 Agile User Stories & Kanban Board 7:22 Business Analysis - Deliverables (Tangibles) 4:47 The Captain and the Navigator - Summation 3:47 PMI Certification 6:12 PMI-PBA Certification Exam 9:06Module 2: The Five Business Analysis Domains– Module 2 Introduction 0:58 The Book - Business Analysis for Practitioners by PMI 3:43 Tool Selection / Needs Assessment / Decomposition 4:48 Five Business Analysis Domains - Overview 4:11 Five Business Analysis Domains - Tools 3:47 Needs Assessment 2:34 Needs Assessment Key Concepts 4:02 Business Analysis Planning 4:07 Trust Your Skills 4:28 Elicitation 3:05 Elicitation - Key Concepts 5:39 Analysis 4:57 Elicitation - Key Concepts 0:00 Traceability 4:32 Traceability - Key Concepts 5:39 Evaluation 5:55 Evaluation - Key Concepts 3:54Module 3: Needs Assessment– Module 3 Introduction 1:03 Needs Assessment (SWOT Analysis) 4:14 Prompt Lists 4:44 Understand People / Communicate / Relationships / Trust 3:52 Pareto Diagram Example 7:35 Stakeholder Analysis 12:18 RACI Model 5:30 The Salience Model 5:19 Stakeholder Attributes 7:06 Stakeholder Analysis Process 6:02 Situation Statement 2:57 Assess the Organization 5:22 Root Cause Analysis 2:37 5 Why's Exercise 5:10 Fishbone Diagram 5:16 Interrelationship Diagrams 6:17 Process Diagram 5:09 Identify Capabilities 3:03 Step One - Identifying Features 5:27 Step Two - Identifying Features 4:20 Step Three - Identifying Gaps 3:34 Value Proposition 6:20 Viability 10:51 Business Case 7:36Module 4: Business Analysis Planning– Module 4 Introduction 0:57 Verification and Validation 5:20 Planning 4:47 Business Analysis Plan 4:11 Stakeholder Analysis 7:02 Changes within the Team 3:30 Stakeholder Characteristics 5:05 Stakeholder Characteristics - Location 6:46 Stakeholder Culture 6:35 Project Lifecycle 5:06 Predictive Lifecycle 6:03 Iterative or Incremental Lifecycle 5:02 Adaptive / Agile Lifecycle 6:53 Lifecycles - PM vs BA 8:32 Level of Detail 5:31 Project Context 6:13 Creating the Plan and Doing the Work 5:17 Business Analysis Plan Checklist 3:48 Business Analysis Plan Checklist - Putting it Together 4:39 Requirement Prioritization 7:56 Communication Approach 3:15 Change Process 4:08 Plan Business Analysis Work 4:37 Deliverable - Definition and Understanding 2:57 Determine Tasks and Activities 4:39 Managing Stakeholder Relationships and Expectations 1:46Module 5: Elicitation– Module 5 Introduction 1:32 Elicitation and Analysis 5:26 Elicitation and Analysis Model 6:36 Elicitation and Analysis - Key Concepts 4:12 Plan Elicitation 6:44 Elicitation Plan 7:50 Elicitation Plan Exercise 5:26 Prepare for Elicitation 7:02 Elicitation - Two Approaches 5:54 Conduct Elicitation 3:49 Conduct Elicitation - Body 8:31 Elicitation Techniques 4:21 Elicitation - Document Analysis 4:40 Elicitation - Interviews 5:43 Elicitation - Brainstorming 5:25 Elicitation - Facilitated Workshops 4:25 Facilitated Workshop - Formality 7:25 Focus Groups 4:48 Delphi Techniques 5:23 Observation 6:03 Prototyping 5:35 Elicitation Approach from a Project Manager's Perspective 4:41 Storyboarding and Wireframes 4:23 Questionnaires and Surveys 6:15 Elicitation Completion 2:06 Agile Projects 3:47 Requirements Format 5:04 Ownership and Accountability 4:11 Requirements Attributes 8:24 Requirements Categories 4:58 Requirements Packages 3:37 Analysis 4:19 Models 4:26 Model Category Exercise 3:48 Model Selection 3:20 Business Process Modeling Languages 6:31 Requirement Modeling Language (RML) 6:05 Requirement Modeling Language (RML) Examples 3:28 SysML 4:22 Unified Modeling Language (UML) 6:53 Alternative Modeling Languages 7:19 Entity Relation Ship Diagrams (ERD) Modeling 3:38 Entity Relation Ship Diagrams (ERD) Example 6:50 Scope Models 3:35 Scope Models - Goal and Business Objectives 2:42 Scope Models - Context Diagram 2:06 Scope Models - Feature Model 3:20 Scope Models - Use Case Diagram 2:23 Case Diagram Example Solution 2:57 Process Models 2:02 Process Flow 3:42 Use Case 5:56 User Story 4:02 Rule Models 2:57 Business Rules Catalog 2:16 Decision Tree 8:38 Decision Table 5:16 Data Models 3:34 Data Dictionary 3:41 Data Flow Diagram 1:52 State Table / Diagram 4:45 State Diagram Exercise 3:26 State Diagram Solution 3:38 Decision Tree Example 2:41 Interface Models 2:50 Report Table 3:20 System Interface Table 1:29 User Interface Flow 3:56 Wireframe 5:47 Display-Action-Response 2:48 Other Analysis 1:32 Document Solution Requirements 5:05 Two Sources 2:49 Prioritization 6:40 Validate Requirements 5:46 Approval (Signatures) 3:41 Elicitation Conclusion 1:58Module 6: Traceability and Monitoring– Module 6 Introduction 1:08 Traceability and Monitoring 3:46 Traceability Review 1:33 Traceability Matrix 6:33 Traceability - People and Communication 4:51 Traceability Matrix - Elements 5:08 Traceability Matrix - Fields 4:35 Traceability Matrix - Fields Deeper 5:29 Traceability Factors 5:04 Dependencies and Relationships 2:41 Requirements Approval 3:16 Traceability Terminology 8:56 Traceability Terminology -Baseline 0:52 Requirements Lifecycle 4:02 Change States and Systems 5:51 Tracing Change States and Systems 6:14 Problem Tracking and Risk 5:48Module 7: Evaluation– Module 7 Introduction 1:20 Mindset 6:55 Solution Evaluation 6:03 Evaluation Model - Terminology 5:57 What to Evaluate 5:17 Evaluation Testing 5:09 Testing Types 5:34 White Box 5:52 White Box - Regression / Beta / Day in the Life 4:38 Testing 3:33 Long Term Testing 3:45 Reporting Results 4:20 Acceptance and Defects 4:59 Go / No-Go 7:13 Mandatory Formal Closure 2:40 Components 3:33 Training 3:20 Data Conversion and Transmission 2:08 Implementation Strategies 6:29PMI-PBA Certification Exam Sample Test Questions– Overview - Labs / Sample Test Questions 2:28 Module 1 - Exam Skills Practice Questions Question 1: How would you differentiate between a goal and an objective? 4:13 Question 6: Which is not an output of Needs Analysis? 1:55 Question 10: Which statement is most relevant to a business analyst? 2:31 Question 14: Who is more likely to select the Project Lifecycle? 2:50 Module 2 - Exam Skills Practice Questions Question 2: What are the five business analysis domains? 1:54 Question 4: Elicitation does not include: 1:47 Question 7: The most challenging and complex component of a project is? 1:34 Question 9: Which of the following is not a description of business rules? 2:55 Question 11: Which of the following is most important to planning Business Analysis work? 2:12 Question 14: During lunch at a restaurant a co-worker starts a casual conversation about a problem. What should you do? 3:03 Question 17: Which of the following statement best represents modeling? 2:58 Question 20: The relationship between a risk even and a risk trigger is? 2:12 Question 24: When a customer reveals dissatisfaction after delivery, what is the most likely cause? 2:37 Module 3 - Exam Skills Practice Questions Question 1: Situation statements always apply the following format: 2:47 Question 3: When determining which problem or opportunity to address first, the best approach is? 2:27 Question 12: To understand stakeholder attributes in modeling, the business analyst may perform any of the following except? 1:55 Question 8: What is the best definition of Business Principles and Practices? 2:27 Question 13: Which of the following stakeholder attributes is individual rather than shared by a group? 2:13 Question 17: You are being asked to conduct an Opportunity Analysis. What are you being asked to perform 3:09 Question 19: Why isn't designing a Process Flow Diagram useful for identifying opportunities? 3:25 Module 4 - Exam Skills Practice Questions Question 1: Which form of project requires formal business analysis planning and approval? 2:59 Question 4: Which alternative best describes responsibility for creation of the business analysis plan? 3:10 Question 7: Which statement best reflects the completion of the formal stakeholder analysis? 4:25 Question 11: What are the aspects of Persona Analysist that make the tool appropriate? 3:28 Question 12: Before sharing stakeholder information, what should you do? 4:51 Question 15: The Project Manager has selected and Agile approach. Which project characteristic drove the decision? 3:29 Question 23: Requirements validation use metrics similar to PM. Which metrics are appropriate to BA Planning? 3:41 Question 26: Which of the following statements represents requirements validation? 3:12 Module 5 - Exam Skills Practice Questions Exam Question Sequence 1:29 Question 5: What is the most reliable way to gather facts rather than opinions? 3:43 Question 8: You are in an elicitation session and participants continue returning to the same point. What should you do? 4:36 Question 12: You are conducting a business analysis brainstorming session. What must you incorporate? 5:21 Question 10: When is a follow-up conducted? 3:25 Question 14: When preparing to facilitate a focus group, what is the most important element? 3:13 Question 17: Which of the following techniques is not an example of elicitation? 2:55 Question 20: How do you help a PM understand the difference between categories, types, characteristics and attributes? 3:59 Question 27: Which of the following statements is not representative of a requirements package? 3:29 Question 29: Which of the following is not a form of scope model? 2:19 Question 35: The PM recently learned about Ecosystem maps and believe they will overcome previous design program interfaces. What recommendation would you offer? 4:34 Question 31: Which of the following is not a standard modeling language? 2:41 Question 36: Which of the following statements is correct? 5:18 Question 43: What do you call the process of selecting User Stories prior to implementation? 2:36 Question 46: Why might a PM consider an interface model the most common model to associate with requirements analysis? 3:55 Module 6 - Exam Skills Practice Questions Question 2: How does the project lifecycle affect traceability 4:23 Question 7: Why does the BA create a Traceability Matrix when the PM doesn't need it for requirement management? 4:06 Question 8: What is another name for the traceability matrix? 3:17 Question 11: Which of the following statement is correct 3:45 Module 7 - Exam Skills Practice Questions Question 2: Evaluations are considered to be? 5:25 Question 4: What is the most efficient way to conduct evaluation? 3:32 Question 7: Which of the following is not a common example of a KPI? 3:17 Question 9: Which of the following tools might best be used for evaluation? 4:12 Question 14: During testing you discover that the product doe not meet the requirements. What should you do? 4:50 Question 15: What elements can be used to develop test cases? 3:19View Entire Course The instructor, Steve Fullmer introduces the course and explains its purpose.