Introduction to Business Analysis

Business Analysis is the practice of enabling change in an enterprise by defining needs and recommending solutions that deliver value to stakeholders. It enables an enterprise to articulate needs and the rationale for change and to design and describe solutions that can deliver value.

This course introduces participants to the Business Analysis and its process, the Body of Knowledge in Business Analysis, discusses the role of Business Analysts in organisational problem solving, and the skillsets a Business Analyst must have to perform effective business analysis.

This programme introduces participants to the following:
1. Understand what Business Analysis is.
2. The role of Business Analyst in organizations.
3. Skillsets a Business Analyst must have to perform effective business analysis.
4. Business Analysis Body of Knowledge.
5. The Business Analysis process.

Basic understanding of the use of technology in organisations

• Business Analysis
• Strategy Analysis
• Requirements Analysis
• Solution Design
• Digital Solutioning and Delivery
• Final Project Presentation

Dr Danny Poo Dr Danny Poo
Dr. Danny Poo brings with him 40 years of Software Engineering and Information Technology and Management experience. A graduate from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), England, Dr. Poo is an Associate Professor at the Department of Information Systems and Analytics, School of Computing, National University of Singapore. He is currently the deputy head of the Department of Information Systems and Analytics, NUS.

Dr. Poo was the founding Director of the Centre for Health Informatics, NUS from 2012 to 2015. The Centre is the lead provider of human capital in Health Informatics and its mission is to train healthcare and IT professionals to use Health Informatics to find new ways of delivering healthcare to achieve better patient care and patient satisfaction. The Centre also serves as a hub for Health Informatics research and information exchange. Dr. Poo is actively involved in healthcare informatics training and has taught numerous healthcare professionals in “Healthcare Informatics Leadership”, “Managing Healthcare Information Technology Projects”, “Introduction to Health Informatics”, “Healthcare Analytics” and “Healthcare Systems, Technologies and Systems”. He was the organizing chairman for two major conferences in Big Data Analytics in Healthcare held in Singapore from 2013 and 2014.

A well-known speaker in seminars, Dr. Poo has conducted numerous in-house training and consultancy for organizations, both locally and regionally. His notable teaching credentials include Data Strategy, Data StoryTelling, Data Visualisation, Big Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Data Management, Data Governance, Data Architecture, Capstone Projects for Business Analytics, Software Engineering, Server-side Systems Design and Development, Information Technology Project Management, Health Informatics, Healthcare Analytics and Health Informatics Leadership.