IQBBA Certified Foundation Level Business Analyst (CFLBA) By Maged Koshty & Sarah Hunter
  • IQBBA Certified Foundation Level Business Analyst (CFLBA) By Maged Koshty & Sarah Hunter

IQBBA Certified Foundation Level Business Analyst (CFLBA) By Maged Koshty & Sarah Hunter


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IQBBA Certified Foundation Level Business Analyst (CFLBA) By Maged Koshty & Sarah Hunter

Be an IQBBA certified business analyst and Learn the basics of Software Business Analysis and Requirements Engineering

  • What you’ll learn
  • How to effectively elicit requirements from users who may not actually know what they need
  • How to sort the “needs” from the “wants” on time-critical projects
  • How to document requirements in a readable, yet usable format
  • How to reduce requirement maintenance time by using effective analysis techniques
  • How to work effectively with the development team as they explore the requirements
  • How to ensure that testing aligns with the original intention of the requirement
  • How to help a set of users through the process of user acceptance testing


  • Desirable experience in defining a computerized system (expression of need, general specifications).


At the beginning of each IT project there is always a business need.

Improving or automating business processes, extending a software system’s functionality, opening new access channels for customers – these are examples of various business needs creating a fundaments for an IT project. Each business need has to be explored, analyzed and converted into a solution.

This is the field for a Business Analyst. The success of the project depends on the skills and experience of the Business Analyst – to collect concrete requirements and model them into a solution, specific competences are necessary.

The Foundation level business analyst certification forms a base for a today’s key qualification in the business analysis field. The acquired knowledge assures a proficiency in definitions and background about business processes modeling and improving, collecting and analyzing requirements, designing business solutions and working in the area of innovation.

The primary focus of the Foundation level business analyst certification is put on common rules and standards used in business analysis. An additional topic is innovation and design as a major means of building competitive advantage.

If you ready to do a great job as a business analyst, IQBBA business analyst certification is ready to help you build your career and your company.

“This material is not accredited with the IQBBA”.

Who this course is for:

  • Business Analysts
  • Product Owners
  • Product Managers
  • Software Practitioners
  • Requirements engineers

Course content

Fundamentals of Business Analysis

  • Why is Business Analysis Necessary?
  • What is Business Analysis
  • What is a Business Analyst?
  • Objectives of Business Analysis
  • Business Analysis in Different Phases of the Software Life Cycle
  • What are Requirements?
  • Traceability and other Artifacts

Enterprise Analysis

  • Stakeholder Identification and Analysis
  • Enterprise Analysis
  • Business Goals
  • Business Needs
  • The Business Case
  • Solution Scope
  • Sample Solution Scope

Business Analysis Process Planning

  • Business Analysis Process Planning
  • Business Analysis Deliverables
  • Business Analysis Communication Planning
  • Requirements Management Process Planning
  • Additional Aspects of Requirements Management
  • Configuration Management
  • Change Management
  • Change Life Cycle
  • Change Control Board (CCB)
  • Tools and Techniques Selection


  • The Concept of Requirements Elicitation
  • Requirements Elicitation Techniques
  • Functional and Non-Functional Requirements
  • Requirements Scope Management
  • Requirements Traceability
  • Requirements Documentation
  • Standard Contents for Requirements Document
  • Common Mistakes in Requirements Documentation
  • Communication
  • Requirements Acceptance
  • Standards

Requirements Analysis

  • Introduction
  • Requirements Organization
  • Decomposition
  • The Concept of Modeling
  • Business Process Modeling
  • UML
  • GUI Prototyping
  • Key Principles for Successful Requirements
  • Defining Assumptions and Constraints
  • Validation and Verification
  • Quality Assurance

Solution Validation

  • Solution Assessment
  • Solution Validation

Tools and Techniques

  • Tools and Techniques Introduction
  • Requirements Management Tools
  • Modeling Tools
  • Other Tools
  • Process Simulation Tools
  • SWOT
  • Five Whys
  • MoSCoW
  • Six Thinking Hats


  • Domain Knowledge
  • Negotiation
  • Communication Skills
  • Facilitation Skills

Process Improvement

  • Process Improvement
  • Business Process Improvement
  • Process Simulation and ReDesign

Innovation, Design and the Customer

Role of the Innovation

  • Innovation
  • Competition and Market Research
  • Design Thinking
  • Basic Methods, Tools and Techniques Part 1
  • Basic Methods, Tools and Techniques Part 2
  • Sample Personas in the Innovation Process
  • Working with the Final User


Maged Koshty: IEEE Certified Instructor – PMP – ISTQB CTAL – PMI-ACP

I’m the managing director of ExpertWave, a training and consulting company based in Cairo, Egypt with branches in Dubai, UAE and Ottawa Canada focusing on project management, software Engineering and people development.

I teach project management and software engineering in various universities, provide custom trainings to international companies worldwide and a guest speaker at many conferences and conventions worldwide.

I’m a software engineering certified instructor from IEEE, the only certified instructor in the Europe, middle east and Africa region and I am certified PMP, ISTQB CTAL, PMI-Agile certified.

I have over than twenty-five years of practical software experience in major multinational companies like Apple, Corel and ITWorx. Including over 15 years in management and consulting positions.

Given this wide experience and having seen professionals being successful, and not being successful. This gave me the opportunity to work with different kinds of people from different backgrounds and cultures facing many difficult situations through the years. It also gave me the exposure to various industries like communication, petroleum, architecture, medical and much more.

I have analyzed and prepared highly effective programs to help young and experienced professionals to be successful practitioners.

I will put my experience between your hand so you can be an expert in dealing with all kinds of people in all kinds of situations

Sarah Hunter: IT Professional|Educator|Attorney |CTFL CFLBA| LLB(Hons)|MIS

Sarah combines a long history as a Business Analyst, Systems Analyst, Developer, Tester, Trainer and Consultant at companies such as Colgate-Palmolive, HSBC and JD Edwards with a passion for technical training and education (including a Masters in Instructional Design), and a successful legal career, specializing in IT and IP related law and policy.

She has a strong background in IT security and has worked for Baltimore Technologies and Redcore Pty Ltd on major PKI implementations in Australia, New Zealand, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Thailand.

With over 30 years in the IT industry, and international training and consulting experience, Sarah is not just another IT trainer. Her courses are highly focused and contain everything you need and nothing you don’t!

After mentoring dozens of young professionals, Sarah is a certification evangelist who has seen first hand the benefit of industry credentials in “getting the interview” and “landing the dream job”. Whether you are just getting started in your career, trying to break through to the next level, or transitioning or re-entering the workforce, the right certification gives you credibility and gravitas.

Join Sarah and zero in on reaching your goals today.

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