Learn Essential Business Analysis & Improvement Skills
Learn the best business analysis tools and techniques for improving the performance of any business.
Learn the tools and techniques used by leading business analysts and business improvement experts around the world. If you want to become a great business analyst and a driver of business excellence, this is the knowledge that you need to master. The Business Improvement Champion Bundle contains 11 tools and over 180 pages of easy-to-understand how-to instructions, tools, guides, templates and tips from the experts to get you working as a highly competent business analyst quickly.
Tool #1: How to create Balanced Scorecards
Balanced scorecards are a performance management tool that help to achieve targeted business outcomes and continuous business performance improvement. They allow management by exception by highlighting areas that need specific focus or attention by leadership and the team. Learn how to create and deploy a balanced scorecard in any business with this detailed how-to guide with best practices, tips and guidelines.
Tool #2: How to do SIPOC Modelling
A SIPOC model establishes the boundaries of a particular process by showing its beginning and ending point. A SIPOC model can help understand and simplify improvement projects by dividing the scope of the process in question into manageable chunks. Learn how to design SIPOC models and utilize them to drive business improvement in customer-facing processes.
Tool #3: How to use the 5S Method
5S is an approach and management philosophy designed to organize the workplace, keep it neat and clean, maintain standardized conditions and instill the discipline required to enable each individual and team to achieve and maintain a world class work environment. Learn the principles of 5S and how to apply the core methods to drive performance excellence in any business.
Tool #4: How to use Visual Management
Visual Management is a system to provide the workplace with a highly visual means to understand the status of work and key performance measures. It enables the rapid identification of performance issues that arise and ensures that they are acted upon quickly. It is a critical and powerful tool for understanding business performance and identifying opportunities to drive improvement.
Tool #5: How to Facilitate Business Workshops
Learn how to run workshops, large and small, like a professional facilitator. Master the techniques used by the leading business facilitators who know how to orchestrate large business audiences to solve complex problems and design new solutions. You'll get detailed how-to instructions and tips on everything from managing difficult audience members through to the practical instructions for preparing and running a successful workshop
Tool #6: How to use Hypothesis-based Analysis
A vast majority of high pressure top-tier consulting projects used hypothesis-based analysis. Also known as inductive reasoning, hypothesis-based analysis is a key to making consulting engagements move in a fast and focused manner. Once you learn how to perform hypothesis-based analysis, your productivity will increase substantially and you'll be capable of getting to the root of critical business problems without any wasted time or effort.
Tool #7: How to use the Five Whys Method
The Five Whys method is a disciplined and structured method for conducting root-cause analysis. It is extremely effective in workshop environments and one on one settings. As a competent practitioner of the Five Whys method you'll know how to uncover business improvement opportunities quickly and reliably.
Tool #8: How to Create Affinity Diagrams
Affinity Diagramming is a flexible method for taking disparate ideas and information sets and bringing structure and organization. Affinity Diagrams are highly effective in group environments for gathering a wide range of ideas and inputs and looking for common themes and patters. Affinity Diagrams are useful for brainstorming, requirements gathering and root cause analysis. Become a master of Affinity Diagramming.
Tool #9: How to do Brown Paper Process Mapping
Brown paper process mapping is one of the most powerful (and possibly underrated) management consulting skills. It involves facilitation, stakeholder management and disciplined process analysis skills. Master this technique and you will be able to drive incredible business value in an accelerated time frame. Get detailed instructions, expert tips, templates and you'll be a master of brown paper process mapping in no time.
Tool #10: How to write a Business Improvement Benefits Case
Writing a robust business case for any business improvement initiative is a critical management consulting skill. In this guide you'll learn how to create a benefits case, how to test it and how to extrapolate the results as you scale your business improvement program. You'll get detailed instructions for writing a benefits case, a fully worked example and a proven template for writing your next benefits case.
Tool #11: Ready to use Templates
In addition to the above 10 tools and how-to guides, you'll get ready to use templates to help you write better Process Improvement Project Charters, SIPOC models and Process Improvement Benefits Cases
These tools will make you a better business analyst or your money back!
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