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10 Ways Business Analysis Training for Your Team Can Enhance Project Outcomes

Relevant requirements are the cornerstone of every successful project.

10 ways business analysis training for your team can enhance project outcomes

When it comes to the role of a business analyst, many companies face challenges finding the right people, matching their skill sets with the right projects and ensuring the work of requirements management is effectively executed. Well thought out, relevant requirements are the cornerstone of every successful project. With business analysis training, your team will learn how to execute a repeatable requirements elicitation and management process, as well as how to implement standard templates that will help your team produce quality requirements. Training can help your employees improve and streamline the requirements process to enhance project outcomes and establish your organization’s credibility within the industry.

Specifically, business analysis training will help your team:

  1. Reduce risk of poorly developed requirements by using tools, techniques and checklists specific to a given project type, size and complexity.
  2. Ensure solution requirements have been developed to the right level of detail and depending on the audience, select the right models for additional validation and identify the best follow-up questions to ask based on the requirements type.
  3. Accurately breakdown business analysis activities within the planning phase to ensure appropriate estimates are provided.
  4. Capture the complete set of requirements to ensure solutions do not negatively impact other systems.
  5. Understand requirements limitations when given solution ideas and preferences from stakeholders.
  6. Determine how to communicate scope and manage expectations with stakeholders during early phases of the project.
  7. Create a tracking system to know the status of every requirement during each project phase.
  8. Feel comfortable taking ownership of each requirement through the project life cycle to ensure its inclusion in the solution.
  9. Understand the importance of validating assumptions, constraints and risks around requirements and developing mitigation strategies to ensure project success.
  10. Elicit acceptance criteria to ensure the delivered solution meets stakeholders’ needs.

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