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College of Extended Learning

Business Analysis Essentials

CMPW 8108

Early bird pricing and group discounts available (see below for details)

This 3-day workshop provides you with a fundamental understanding of core business analysis tools used for planning, elicitation, and documentation of requirements. You will gain with a better understanding of the value business analysis can bring to a project and which tools best utilize that value.

Taught through a series of discussions, examples, and real world hands-on exercises drawn from IT projects and real life, you will walk out with basic tools that can be applied immediately to projects assigned to you. This course is based on BABOK® v2.

Program details

Date: April 24-26, 2018
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Fredericton, NB
Fees: Register by Mar. 24, 2018, for special early bird pricing (save $145) - $1150 +HST
Register after Mar. 24, 2018, for standard pricing - $1295+HST

Group Discount: Send 3 or more participants from your company and receive a 10% discount. Contact an account manager for more information. Note: Early bird pricing and group discounts cannot be combined.

Learning objectives

  • Evaluate underlying business analysis competencies to gain an appreciation of how Business Analysis Essentials adds value to an organization
  • Distinguish and give examples of the differences between business analysis and project management
  • List and give examples of different requirement types
  • Analyze and document a business problem
  • Contrast viable solutions against developed decision criteria
  • Describe the important sections of a business case
  • Formulate criteria to determine the best technique to elicit requirements
  • Elicit requirements from various stakeholders using various methods
  • Construct common requirement documentation deliverables
  • Analyze business requirements
  • Apply a robust requirement prioritization technique

Who should attend?

This course is appropriate for Project Managers, Senior Managers, Subject Matter Experts, Product Managers, Developers, Quality Assurance Managers, anyone responsible for managing projects, or anyone who has not been exposed to the tools, techniques, and terminology of formal project management.


Ori Schibi has 23 years’ experience providing practical new ways of managing and dealing with projects, programs, business analysis and PMOs. His experience includes driving process efficiencies, software implementations, project recoveries, PMO’s, project management skills assessments and complex programs that stabilize business, create growth and value and lead sustainable change.

Ori has extensive experience working with large to mid-sized organizations in diverse industries. These industries include Telecoms, Financial Services, Pharmaceuticals and government agencies (Canada, US, the United Nations).

Ori is also the author of the book Managing Stakeholder Expectations for Project Success. Through his book, Ori focuses on understanding stakeholders’ needs and managing their expectations, defining success criteria tied to project constraints, and performing activities that add value to the creation of the desired result and ultimately, lead to customer satisfaction.

Ori is well-versed in several agile methods and teaches agile courses at the University of Toronto and in house for the City of Toronto.

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