• Program: Business
  • Course: Business Analysis
  • Course #: BUSN2000
  • Total Credits: 4

Course Description

This is a college level introductory course in business analysis. This course will detail the roles and responsibilities of the Business Analyst. The course will teach techniques to define the scope of work which includes: identify requirements-gathering techniques, identify the unique needs of stakeholders, customers and the I/T department in the business analysis process among the many facets of the business analyst's responsibilities.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Define the roles and responsibilities of a business analyst
Define team roles and work division strategy
Build a business case
Evaluate a business case
Plan requirements for a project
Manage requirements for a project
Conduct effective interviews and questionnaires with stakeholders
Identify business rules
Document business rules
Acquire agreement from stakeholders on the business case
Determine causes of problems using causal analysis
Identify the stakeholders of a business process
Choose elicitation techniques for questioning stakeholders
Implement techniques for gathering information about a business process
Develop appropriate business requirements models and documents for business owner and stakeholders
Present business requirements to business owner and stakeholders using visual diagrams/models

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 4
  • Lab: 0
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  CCIS2055
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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