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Business Analysis within a Project Environment Training

5 Day Training

Dates: Available on Request

Locations: Johannesburg, South Africa

Platform: Available In-Class / Online

Price: Available on Request

Course Introduction

Today’s organizations navigate unprecedented complexity and rapid change, necessitating that managers continuously hone their skills. This Business Analysis within a Project Environment Training course focuses on the discipline of business analysis within the context of project management, teaching participants to apply best practices, conduct thorough needs analysis, and utilize various methods to identify challenges and opportunities.

Course Objectives

Participants will learn to:

  • Function as a bridge between business/project management and IT communities.

  • Implement a systematic framework for business analysis activities.

  • Integrate best practices and theory with practical tools that can be employed immediately within their organizations.

Who should attend?

This Business Analysis within a Project Environment Training is ideal for:

  • Project managers seeking a deeper understanding of business analysis.

  • Business analysts aiming to enhance their contributions to projects.

  • Project personnel and stakeholders aspiring to enrich their professional skills, including functional managers, developers, testers, and systems analysts.

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Training Methodology

Our diverse instructional approaches ensure effective learning:

– Lectures & Presentations: Engage with expert-driven, stimulating content.
– Course Material: Access well-crafted supporting resources.
– Group Work: Collaborate on discussions and case studies for practical insights.
– Workshops & Role-Play: Participate in immersive, scenario-based activities.
– Practical Application: Focus on applying theoretical knowledge in real situations.
– Post-Training Support: Receive extensive support after training for skill implementation.

Training Outline

Day 1: Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring

  • Exploring the relationship between business analysis and project management.

  • Essential concepts, knowledge areas, and business analysis within project plans.

  • Stakeholder identification and communication.

  • Requirements approval processes and scope management.

Day 2: Requirements Elicitation Management & Communication

  • Techniques for clear and consistent requirements elicitation.

  • Stakeholder engagement and consensus-building.

  • Effective workshop management and presentation skills.

Day 3: Enterprise Analysis & Requirements Analysis

  • The necessity for organizational change and capability development.

  • Business case formulation and investment justification.

  • Prioritizing, organizing, and modelling requirements.

  • Requirements verification and validation.

Day 4: Developing Business Analysis and Project Capabilities

  • Enhancing analytical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills.

  • Understanding business knowledge, behavioural characteristics, and conflict resolution.

  • Time management and risk analysis.

Day 5: Business Analysis and Project Management

  • Integration of project scope, scheduling, and metrics with business analysis.

  • Team development and the exercise of power and influence.

  • Personal planning and commitment to actionable outcomes.


This course is a comprehensive guide for professionals looking to sharpen their analytical acumen and project management prowess, with a strong emphasis on practical application and strategic thinking.

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