This course is designed for those who want a better grasp of the principles of project management, from concepts to general processes, with a focus on the responsibilities and contributions of business analysts in particular.
The course will provide a theoretical basis to give participants the knowledge they need in project management best practices, with a particular focus on the value-added of business analysts. The course ends with a multiple-choice quiz to verify participants’ knowledge.
DAY 1 (am):
•Basic terminology and definitions associated with project management
•The context within which project management is practised
•How business analysts and project managers work together
PROJECT LIFE CYCLE & MANAGEMENT PROCESS
•Notion of the project life cycle
•Overview of the five key recognized processes in project management
DAY 1 (pm):
•Identifying organizational requirements and issues
•Why invest in this project
DAY 2 (am):
•Contribution of the business analyst
•Work breakdown structure
•Roles and responsibilities
DAY 2 (pm):
CLOSING PROJECTS — TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES
- Tools and techniques available to business analysts
A course manual containing the training instructor’s presentation and a notes section will be distributed to each participant.