Chapter Events

The San Diego Chapter holds regularly scheduled events. These events offer the opportunity for members and guests to learn about the latest in project management, share and exchange information, network, find job opportunities, and enjoy some refreshments.

Business Analysis Essentials - Aug 2018

August 20, 2018 8:30 AM to August 24, 2018 5:00 PM

2655 Camino Del Rio North Room 390
San Diego, CA 92108

Business Analysis Essentials
4 Days, Contact/PDU Hours: 32
(Strategic:2, Leadership:12, Technical: 18 hours)

This course is intended for business analysts and project managers who perform the business analyst role. It is based on the current PMI® Guide to Business Analysis, Business Analysis for Practitioners and Requirements Management. This course shows your current (and potential) employer(s) that you have an understanding to work with stakeholders in defining requirements, shaping project deliverables and directing intended business outcomes. It also addresses the activities perform jointly by the project manager and business analyst.

This comprehensive course is a mixture of slide presentations, and workshop exercises, and to support various business analysis tools and techniques.

Course Purpose:

  • Simplify the large amounts of information regarding business analysis knowledge and skills into easy to understand content
  • Understand how to apply these business analysis concepts to project efforts
  • Learn from expert course instructors who have extensive business analysis expertise as well as project management experience.
  • Shows your commitment to the business analysis profession.
  • Lead you to better career opportunities and advancement.
  • Improve skills and knowledge.


Course Topics

  • Introduction and course overview
  • Organizational Needs Assessment
  • Solution Statement and Business Case
  • Business Analysis Planning Activities
  • Requirements Elicitation
  • Requirements Analysis Tools and Techniques
  • Traceability and Monitoring
  • Requirement Evaluation
  • Transition Activities


Who should attend?

  • Business Analysts
  • Project Managers
  • Operational Contributors/SMEs
  • Project Team Members
  • PMO Staff, Project Support Staff Members
  • Product Managers, Functional Managers and Senior Managers


This course is taught by Greta Blash who was recognized as a subject matter expert to review and provide recommendations on the draft of the PMI® Guide to Business Analysis.

August 20-23, 2018 – Business Analysis Essentials

August 24, 2018 – PBA Prep (must also be enrolled in Business Analysis Essentials course)

Member Pricing

  • Early Bird Member $900 (Cutoff Aug6)
  • Regular $1,000

Non-Member Pricing

  • Early Bird Member $1,050(Cutoff Aug6)
  • Regular $1,150

PBA Prep

  • PMI-SD Member Price: $150
  • Non-Member Price: $150



$1,000.00 PMI Member Business Analysis Essentials Course
$900.00 Earlybird rate before August 7

$1,150.00 Non-PMI Member Business Essentials Course
$1,050.00 Earlybird rate before August 7

$150.00 PMI Member PBA Prep

$150.00 Non-PMI PBA Prep