Post Graduate Diploma in Business Systems Analytics & Project Management

You’ll develop the cultural awareness and critical thinking skills you need to analyze and produce a broad range of discourse in a full spectrum of careers — and to make a difference in whatever you do.

Course Description:

The business analyst is an exciting and growing field in America with a large number of job
opportunities available. This role is responsible for investigating business systems, identifying
options for improving business systems and bridging the needs of the business with the use of
Information Technology.
The Post Graduate Diploma in Business Systems Analysis & Project Management program
covers key fundamental IT concepts including Object Oriented Design, Database Design, and
Modeling, Enterprise Application Integration, and Data-driven reporting and dashboards.
In this business analyst course, you will learn to thoroughly analyze the business needs and
processes, then designing and testing a solution. The program will also help you develop
critical skills and competencies in the areas of problem identification, documenting and
analyzing user requirements, process and workflow modeling, communication and facilitation,
project management, technical writing, leadership and management and decision-making.
Our program will ensure that students complete the program with the knowledge and
confidence necessary to succeed in this exciting field.
This course prepares students for employment in the field of hands-on Business Analysis tools
and techniques including: Requirements Engineering, Use Case Modeling and Analysis,
Running JAD sessions and Requirement workshops, Creating Functional and Technical
requirement specifications, Plan and facilitate systems testing, Key Project Management skills.
After Studying this programs student will gain Technical skills such as I.T Engineering systems
concepts and principles, Technical computer knowledge, Complex modeling techniques
(UML, CASE Tools), Technical writing. After pursuing this program students will gain
Analytical and conceptual skills and enhance their skills in Planning, documentation, analysis
and business requirements management techniques, Object-oriented analysis, Evaluation of
profitability/risk, Testing, verification and validation techniques, Creation of the Business
Requirements Document – BRD and Administrative and reporting abilities.
The program provides knowledge of business processes, ability to have a business-oriented
vision, improvement of business and engineering processes, strategic planning- Case
development and Business writing.
You will also gain a unique hands-on experience by participating in a classroom based, project
case studies related to various industries. Classroom knowledge will then be linked to practical
usage through participation in a work placement (3 months Internship).

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Course Outline:

Course Outline:  
Computer Literacy  
Project Management  
Accounting Fundamentals  
Fundamentals of Business Analytics  
Case Study # 1  

Course Outcomes:

  • Capture the business needs of stakeholders
  • Translate business needs into effectively written use cases
  • Apply best practice approaches to ensure completeness of the use case model
  • Design and develop prototypes alongside use cases to engage stakeholders
  • Conduct requirements-workshop sessions. Brainstorming / JAD sessions
  • Use industry’s leading tools like Rational Requisite Pro(TM), Mercury Quality
    Center™, Mercury Quick Test Professional™
  • Create requirements and other project documentation including Requirements
    Management Plan, Vision Document, and Business Requirements Documents (BRD)
  • Use UML 2 the current industry OO standard in preparing use case, Activity, Class &
    Sequence Diagrams
  • Create Data Models, Data Flow Diagrams (DFD) & entity Relationship Diagrams
  • Understand basic concepts of iterative development & Rational Unified Process (RUP)
  • Understand the BA role with respect to Quality assurance
  • Adapt approach to work in any project or organization

Career Opportunities:

Graduates of the Business System Analyst and Project Management Diploma program will be able start a career at a variety of institutions, such as: banks and financial service corporations, insurance companies, telecommunications operators, government agencies, manufacturing companies and IT software vendors in the following roles:
Business Systems Analyst
IT Business Analyst
Business Solutions Architect
Business Analyst
Project Manager
Course Duration:180 Hours


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