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Professional Certification

Noble Inc. is proud to offer education credits towards the IIBA's™ CBAP™ certification and Continuing Education Units (CDUs) towards re-certification.

 

Noble Inc. courses are divided into 3 categories (click to jump to area):
Core Program     Senior BA Courses     Additional Courses

Core Program

(BA001) The Business Analyst's Crash Course™

Duration: 2 days
CDUs (Continuing Development Units): 14
BABOK Compliance:
BABOK Release 3
Description: Take this course if you need a quick immersion course in the all the key knowledge areas of Business Analysis. Click for full description.

(BA002) Eliciting and Documenting Requirements with Use-Cases

Duration: 2 days
CDUs (Continuing Development Units): 14
BABOK Compliance: BABOK Release 3
Description: The course walks the trainee through requirements-gathering and documentation starting from the early stages of a project employing the UML-compliant 'use-case' approach popularized by methodologies such as RUP, MSF, etc. Click for full description.

(BA003) Iterative Risk and Requirements Management

Duration: 2 days
CDUs (Continuing Development Units): 14
BABOK Compliance: BABOK Release 3
Description: Covers what the BA needs to know to support the Project Manager on a project using iterative-incremental development. Click for full description.

(BA004) Data and Object Modeling Workshop for the BA: Analyzing Business Rules with Class Diagrams and ERDs (with UML 2)

Duration: 2 days
CDUs (Continuing Development Units): 14
BABOK Compliance: BABOK Release 3
Description: Learn how to use structural analysis techniques to elicit and model business rules and definitions for a business domain. (This course is available on request with IBM Rational ROSE.) Click for full description.

(BA005) Business Process Modeling (with UML 2 and BPMN)

Duration: 2 days
CDUs (Continuing Development Units): 14
BABOK Compliance:
BABOK Release 3
Description: Learn to model the workflow of business processes using the 2 most popular standards: UML 2 and BPMN. Click for full description.

(BA006) Testing and Quality Assurance for the BA and QA Professional

Duration: 2 days
CDUs (Continuing Development Units): 14
BABOK Compliance:
BABOK Release 3
Description: Testing and Quality Assurance for the BA and QA professional. Covers Six Sigma, use-case scenario testing, structured and other QA tools and techniques employed by a BA and QA professional during an IT project. Click for full description.

(BA009) UML for the IT BA Boot Camp: Business Analysis Simulation Workshop covering the End-to-End Project Lifecycle (with UML 2)

Duration: 4 days
CDUs (Continuing Development Units): 28
BABOK Compliance:
BABOK Release 3
Description: Follow a complete project through from end to end using all of the BA tools taught throughout the program. (This course is available on request with IBM Rational ROSE.) Click for full description.

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Senior BA Courses

(BA101) Mastering the Business Analysis Process over the System Development Life Cycle

Duration: 4 days [May be extended to 5 days based upon the knowledge level of trainees.]
CDUs (Continuing Development Units): 28
BABOK Compliance: BABOK Release 3
Description: The IIBA®–endorsed course enables the trainee to perform the activities that an advanced BA is responsible for over the systems development life cycle (SDLC) and to be conversant with all of the methodologies, concepts and terminology expected of the BA, as described in the BABOK 2. Click for full description.

(BA102) Strategic Enterprise Analysis for the BA

Duration: 2 days [Also available in abbreviated from as a 1-day overview]
CDUs (Continuing Development Units): 14 [pending IIBA® approval]
Description: This course addresses the Senior BA’s role in supporting strategic goals and objectives by leveraging the Business Architecture. Based on concepts from the IIBA® Enterprise Analysis Knowledge Area (KA), the course covers typical deliverables for Strategic Analysis, why strategic analysis work is done, and how it ties to project work. You will learn how to apply Business Analysis skills to Strategic Enterprise Analysis activities, understand the basic views of Business Architecture, apply Strategic Analysis to the planning of roadmaps and create a business case to fund the roadmap of work. Click for full description.

(BA120) The BA Facilitator

Duration: 2 days
CDUs (Continuing Development Units): 14
BABOK Compliance: BABOK Release 3
Description: This 2-day interactive workshop provides the methodology and skills required to facilitate well-formed client requirements sessions. As a value-added, each trainee receives a Facilitator’s Job Aids manual with valuable tools for use back on the job, including standard Meeting Agenda; Ground Rules for meetings, teleconferencing and Brainstorming sessions; scripts; templates and detailed meeting guides for each type of meeting a BA may be asked to facilitate over the course of the project lifecycle. Click for full description.

(BA121) CBAP Overview – Preparing to Become a BA Professional

Duration: 1 day
CDUs (Continuing Development Units): 7
BABOK Compliance: BABOK Release 3
Description: Take this course to set yourself on the way towards professional BA certification and a transition to the Senior BA Professional role. Includes an overview of BABOK 2 and preparatory steps for qualification to sit the IIBA CBAP (Certified BA Professional) exam. Click for full description.

(BA122) SEW: Software Engineer's Workshop

Duration: 4 days
CDUs (Continuing Development Units): 28
BABOK Compliance: BABOK Release 3
Description: This course is especially designed for the professional whose role includes both business and systems analysis on legacy and OO systems. A nuts-to-bolts analysis and design course that guides trainees through a complete project from requirements gathering and analysis to detailed software design specification. Click for full description.

(BA123) Business Analysis in an Agile World

Duration: 3 days (May be delivered in 2 days with select content.)
CDUs (Continuing Development Units): 14
BABOK Compliance: BABOK Release 3
Description: Learn how to apply the agile Business Analysis toolkit to agile projects. Click for full description.

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Additional Courses

(BA201) UML for the IT BA Overview (with Unified Process)

Duration: 2 days
BABOK Compliance: BABOK Release 3
Description: This course is targeted to the BA or PM who needs a quick-start to the Unified Process and the UML standard. Click for full description.

(BA203) Risk and Requirements Management for RUP Projects

Duration: 2 days
BABOK Compliance: BABOK Release 3
Description: Take this course instead of the generic version of the course (BA003) if your organization uses RUP (Rational Unified Process). Click for full description.

(BA210) Executive Overview of the Business Analyst Role

Duration: 1/2 day
BABOK Compliance: BABOK Release 3
Description: Take this course instead of the generic version (BA210) if your organization uses RUP (Rational Unified Process). Provides an overview of the BA role on a RUP project and introduces core BA knowledge areas. Click for full description.

(BA211) Executive Overview of the Business Analyst role within RUP

Duration: 1/2 day
BABOK Compliance: BABOK Release 3
Description: Presents the business case for inclusion of the Business Analyst (BA) role in your IT organization, provides an overview of the BA role, and introduces core BA knowledge areas. Click for full description.

(BA212) Test Drive/Crash

Duration: 3 hour
BABOK Compliance: BABOK Release 3
Description: 3 hour sampler of our flagship Crash Course (BA001). Offers a taste of the course for those wishing to evaluate the Crash Course and Noble BA program.

(BA213) Test Drive/Gathering and Documenting User Requirements (with Use Cases)

Duration: 3 hour
BABOK Compliance: BABOK Release 3
Description: 3 hour sampler of our popular Gathering and Documenting User Requirements with Use Cases (BA002). Offers a taste of the course for those wishing to evaluate the course and Noble BA program.

(BA214) T3/Train the Trainer

Duration: 1 day
BABOK Compliance: BABOK Release 3
Description: A one-day course for BA instructors. The course provides guidance in delivering the Noble BA program with tips for handling common teaching situations.

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Books by Noble Inc. founder Howard Podeswa
 

UML for the IT Business Analyst The Business Analyst's Handbook

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