26 training courses found
AssistKD's Enterprise and Solution Architecture Intermediate course provides delegates with a thorough understanding of enterprise, solutions and related architectures. Key areas include: Enterprise and Solution Architecture principles and frameworks Business and Applications Architecture Data and Software architecture Infrastructure and Applications architecture The programme provides participants with a consistent and comprehensive platform of knowledge about architecture terms and concepts and explains the BCS reference model for Enterprise and Solutions Architecture with illustrative exercises.
AssistKD's Enterprise and Solution Architecture Intermediate & Practitioner course is a combination of the Intermediate and Practitioner courses. During the course, participants learn the essentials of Enterprise and Solution Architecture, including: Enterprise and Solutions Architecture principles and concepts Architecture frameworks Business and Applications architectures Software and Data architectures Infrastructure architecture Architecture Management and Migration planning The course combines knowledge with the opportunity to practice the methods and techniques presented using a realistic case study and it assists those with a TOGAF certificate to see how the framework can be applied in practice.
AssistKD's Enterprise and Solution Architecture Practitioner courses builds upon the concepts introduced in the Intermediate Level course and helps practitioners to create architectural views using TOGAF and other architecture frameworks. Participants apply their existing intermediate-level knowledge to case study situations.
AssistKD's Oral Preparation Workshop is designed to help participants prepare for the BCS Oral examination, which they must pass before being awarded the Diploma. The Oral exam consists of a 50-minute interview with two BCS (ISEB) oral examiners.
AssistKD's Foundation in Systems Development course is aimed at anyone involved - either directly or indirectly - in systems development who wishes to gain an understanding of a broad range of systems development approaches and the tools and techniques used in the development of software solutions. Key course areas include: System development lifecycles and approaches Business analysis, requirements engineering and making a business case Systems modelling and specification techniques and CASE (Computer Aided Software Engineering) tools Systems design and architecture Quality assurance, testing and CAST (Computer Aided Software Testing) tools Implementation and changeover The course covers all topics contained within the BCS syllabus and provides participants with knowledge that underpins the higher level Solution Development qualifications.
The fundamental principles of requirements engineering are relatively well-defined and yet, in so many projects, difficulties are still attributed to poor requirements. Experienced business analysts know that this is due to factors such as the failure to align requirements with business objectives, address cultural issues (especially in multi-national or geographically dispersed organisations), document requirements at the correct level and define important aspects such as the quality characteristics and service levels to be delivered.
AssistKD's Commercial Awareness course provides business analysts with a broader understanding of their organisation and the business domain within which their work takes place. During the 2 days delegates are introduced to the various financial, commercial and organisational issues which impact on their role.
AssistKD's Foundation in Business Analysis course introduces a broad range of techniques within the structure of the business analysis process model. It forms an excellent introduction to business analysis, providing participants with knowledge that underpins the Practitioner level BCS BA qualifications.
This course introduces attendees to essential business analysis skills.
AssistKD's Systems Development Essentials using Agile course is aimed at both existing and prospective systems developers as well as Business Analysts wishing to gain an overview of the issues and concepts involved in developing quality solutions that satisfy business requirements, using Agile approaches. The course studies a number of systems development life cycles, both defined and evolutionary, and examines the context in which different lifecycles could be applied before focusing in detail on an Agile approach.
This course is structured around a Requirements Engineering framework which utilises a range of techniques for elicitation, analysis, documentation and management of requirements. A detailed case study is used on the course to enable attendees to practise applying the techniques.
AssistKD's Systems Modelling Techniques course provides delegates with a proven set of modelling techniques to use when specifying IT systems. It uses selected models from the UML (Unified Modelling Language), which has become a standard for systems specification.
AssistKD's Business Architecture course introduces participants to the major aspects of Business Architecture. This includes a range of techniques and frameworks, and the relationship with other architectures and disciplines.
This course provides attendees with a framework, skills and techniques that will enable them to model business processes and deliver process improvements. A realistic case study is used to practise key techniques including: Modelling an organisation The organisational view Analysing tasks Managing and measuring processes Creating AS-IS and TO-BE process models Important related issues such as human performance and process measurement are also covered along with theoretical concepts supported by detailed case studies.
AssistKD's Data Management Essentials course provides our customers with the skills and techniques to implement an industry standard best practice approach to data management. It looks at the development of procedures for managing corporate data and what is required for the administration of data and database management.
AssistKD's Benefits Planning and Realisation course covers the key approaches to identifying and managing business benefits. This includes categorising and quantifying benefits, planning for benefits delivery and managing the business case through the change process.
This course is aimed at experienced business analysts who wish to understand how business analysis is applied within the context of the Agile philosophy, principles and techniques. Delegates will use their existing business analysis knowledge and experience to explore how this is employed within an Agile business environment.
The ability to engage with a wide range of stakeholders has become an increasingly important competence in many roles - in particular, project management, business analysis and IS consultancy. This course covers the essential frameworks and principles associated with effective stakeholder engagement.
AssistKD's Benefits Management and Business Acceptance course is for people who require an understanding of how business benefits are managed and how to facilitate their delivery. This course also considers how systems are tested for business acceptance.
AssistKD's Foundation in Business Change training course provides an introduction to the business change lifecycle and to a range of techniques used in the development of business changes that are enabled by information technology. Key topics covered are: Business improvement and business change design Business change implementation Benefits management Business/IT alignment The Foundation in Business Change course offers an approach that extends from the initial investigation of the organisation through the business change lifecycle to the implementation of the proposed changes.