2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
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2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CIS 210 Business Analysis (5 credits)

Prerequisite CIS 121  with 2.0 or higher; or instructor permission.

Course Description
A study of the Business Analyst profession and generally accepted best practices. This course addresses analysis of the business environment, definition of stakeholder needs and recommendation for IT solutions that enable the organization to achieve its goals.

Student Outcomes
1. Utilize Business Analysis best practices, tools, techniques and methodologies to meet stakeholder needs.
2. Identify stakeholders, activities and techniques, management and assessment processes needed to complete the required deliverables.
3. Analyze and develop training and materials for users.
4. Develop feasibility studies for development versus acquisition decisions.
5. Develop testing and implementation methodology and document all processes and solutions.
6. Use appropriate interview and/or survey techniques to determine stakeholder needs and concerns.
7. Create comprehensive solutions to business needs that can be delivered within scope.
8. Manage conflicts with stakeholders.
9. Manage scope changes with stakeholders.
10. Identify gaps between proposed, and deployed, solutions versus the original needs and determine necessary changes to meet the required deliverables.

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