Introduction To Business Analysis Course

Course Summary; The demand for business improvement and business transformational change has never been greater and consequently, so are the skills to perform effective business analysis. Business Analysts are the key architects in defining and managing change within an organisation; they identify change needs, assess the impact of change, capture and document requirements and facilitate delivery of the change.

Date & Time

27 Mar 09:00 - 17:00


GTA University Centre


  • Introduction to business analysis
  • Competencies of the business analyst
  • The Business Analysis Process Model
  • Investigation techniques & Root cause Analysis
  • Stakeholder analysis and management
  • Modelling the business system
  • Modelling business processes
  • Gathering the requirements
  • Documenting and managing requirements
  • Modelling requirements
  • Delivering the requirements
  • Making a business and financial case
  • Implementing business change.

Course Benefits


Delegates attending this course will be introduced to the basic concepts and tools of business analysis, the concepts and skills for planning business analysis activities, eliciting, analysing, modeling and writing requirements, which can be used immediately back in the workplace.


Tutor Profile


Sean Petralia is an experienced programme and project manager who specialises in business transformation programmes, with over 25 years’ experience working in the military, defence, government, telecommunication and finance sectors. As well as being a professional practitioner and consultant he has also run change management departments along with managing company and group level project portfolios.

 Sean is a Chartered Engineer and Chartered IT Professional and Fellow of the Chartered Institute for IT (British Computer Society). He holds a degree in communication engineering and an MBA and has completed qualifications in APMP, PRINCE 2 Practitioner and the ISEB Diploma in Business Analysis. He has also completed the IoD’s Diploma in Company Direction.

 Passionate about professional development and developing people Sean is an approved BCS mentor, helping many people achieve full chartered status or pursue their career goals.