Tyron McFarland, Business Analyst Team Lead at Derivco, shares his training experience having recently completed the Business Analysis Practice course.
On the training Tyron learnt how to kick-off projects by facilitating a proper view of the business strategy, and has gained expertise in tools and techniques that he is using to make a positive impact at the Senior Management level.
Here’s what Tyron had to say about his training experience:
Tell us a bit about yourself, Tyron.
Overall I have about 10 years experience in business analysis, and currently hold the position of Business Analyst Team Lead at Derivco.
Why did you decide to take the business analysis practice course?
To understand and learn how a business analyst can start making a strategic impact at the Senior Management level.
How will the course help you in your career?
The tools and techniques showcased on the course will definitely help me to kick-off projects by getting a proper understanding of, and how to apply, the business strategy.
What was your biggest learning – did you have an AHA! moment?
I liked the PESTLE analysis framework — the way it’s presented in the course was clear and simple, and easily applied in the work situation, where we are constantly responding to the environment as part of business analysis.
What did you enjoy most about the BCMG training experience?
The interactive course content and the group exercises mostly, where we worked together on responding to the case study scenarios.
What would you tell someone who is considering doing this course?
I’d recommend it to them, as there are some really useful techniques worth learning.
In the spirit of ‘keep growing’, what would you like to learn next?
Not sure at this stage, though I’ll definitely be taking a look at the other business analysis courses available in future.