Course description

This course provides an overview of the business analysis function within the project management framework. Business Analysis is a set of tasks and techniques used to liaise among stakeholders in order to translate business needs and requirements to workable solutions that enable the organization to achieve its goals. Students will be introduced to the business analysis process including the tasks that are undertaken by a Business Analyst in an organization, and the techniques that are commonly used in the business analysis effort. Students will also learn the skills to define, plan,monitor, and control project scope as defined by PMI’s® the PMBOK®. Students will be introduced to the concept of the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) as well as various tools and techniques used in Project Scope Management.

Course details

Hours: 36
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2023. Spring 2023 registration opens February 27, 2023.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery with no assigned day or time requirements, independent course completion

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery with scheduled day and time course requirements

Hybrid: any combination of: in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery