I’ve been researching eLearning products for business analysts recently for two purposes. Firstly, I wanted to know the range and quality of the offerings available today so that I can share that information. Secondly, I wanted to know whether there would be any value in me developing my own product for business analysts.
I’ve been looking, in particular, at anything that helps the new or wannabe business analyst.
I have looked at any offering which comes under the Requirements Foundations category. Usually, this is a course that ties in with the BABOK (Business Analyst Body of Knowledge) and provides you with an explanation of terms and an introduction to the techniques that are applied with worked examples, case studies and quizzes.
I have spoken to each of the providers and either ‘walked through’ one or more of their products or had a live demonstration with the originator. I have found a wide range of products are available, each with their own pros and cons. I have also negotiated a discount on some courses for the benefit of my students (if you are interested in any of the courses, contact me and I can pass on the details). I have asked some students to write reviews which I will be posting on the blog.
I will share this information with you in due course with a devoted training resources page.
In the meantime, here is a list of providers and courses that I have investigated:
EBG Consulting (some of you will recognise Ellen Gottesdiener through the IIBA and extensive public speaking on business analysis)
Linda Erzah (BAMentor!!)
Course Offering – CBAP Preparation (Only for experienced business analysts)