The Institute for System Analysis
The Institute for System Analysis

  • The Courses

    Rapid Requirements Analysis: On Site

    This is a 2 Day Session - On Site at Your Facility


    Are you tired of the “miracle courses” offered as training? Your team members attend, have a good time, and return with almost no ability to actually do what they went to learn.


    Fed up with this? Do you want real “I can do this” results?


    Trond Frantzen, expert business analyst and author of several BA books, will facilitate a 2-day on-site session at your company location.


    If you want to change how you go about business requirements analysis, and the results you get, and how quickly you get it, then join us on this exceptional 2-day course. You will learn a field-tested, highly-focused, rapid, “real agile” and risk-free approach to business requirements analysis. We will bring the skills, experience, and methodology to help you get your team from where you are now to where you want to be. And quickly.


    For available dates, please contact us.

    Process Modeling for Business Analysts Made Easy

    This is a self-managed course. You work on your own schedule, in any location. 


    The single most difficult issue for any analyst when doing business requirements analysis has always been finding the right questions to ask clients. With this course - done at your own schedule - you will quickly learn a method to find the exact, in-context questions to ask clients. 


    Business requirements analysis isn’t horseshoes. “Close is good enough” won’t cut it.


    If you want to get fast, complete and accurate results as an analyst, then join us on this exceptional course. You will quickly learn a field-tested, highly-focused, rapid, “real agile” and risk-free approach to business requirements analysis. 


    This course is available through Eventbrite, where you can see the outline and register here.

    On-Site Course Details

    Who Should Attend This Session

    • For Business or System Analysts (non-technical and technical professionals can join this session).
    • Exceptional team development for new or experienced analysts.
    • At your facility; on your schedule. 
    • Two (2) fast, enjoyable days.
    • Excellent results, led by an expert practicing consultant.

    What Will You Take Away?

    • How to determine a project’s detailed, real scope in just a few hours.
    • How to identify the “situations” that determine the required business processes for a project.
    • How to define the required business processes based on specific circumstances or conditions.
    • How to identify and document the data needed to support a business process – without being technical.
    • How to uncover business rules that apply to the processes and data.
    • How to quickly write a clear and concise narrative to describe the business processes.
    • How to conduct client-interactive “discovery sessions” to uncover the real business requirements from your clients and subject-matter experts.
    • How to know and prove you’ve got it all.

    Detailed Session

    You will participate in a significant detailed session on the “how to” of Business Requirements Analysis, presented by an expert analyst. No “what is analysis” theories, as we expect everyone already knows what business requirements analysis is. This is only about “how to do it”, and nothing else. You will take away a full set of knowledge, ready to apply on your next project. 

    What You'll Take Home

    • Presentation Guide: Includes detailed notes on the entire session, cheat-sheets and reference pages.
    • Illustrated Book: "Process Modeling for Business Analysts Made Easy" (204 pages), with hundreds of diagrams, as a supplement to the course materials.
    • Special Free Guide Book: "How to Run Awesome Discovery Sessions" (50 pages), as a step-by-step guide to effective Discovery Sessions with your clients and subject-matter experts.
    • Universal Master Business Events List: Thousands of sample “business events” covering almost every business type and area. A great way to get a project started

    The Price & Small Print

    • Private on-site fee (up to 15 persons): Corp: $9,950 | Gov’t & Non-Profits: Please call. The price includes all materials, the two books, the instructor’s air travel, hotel, taxi, meals and workshop supplies. There are no additional costs to you. Taxes will be added where applicable.

    This is Not the Same Old Stuff

    This is not the Same Old Stuff. This course isn’t a theoretical “what-to-do”. This is a real “how do I do this, complete and accurate, with nothing missed?”. And you get to learn from an expert master analyst.