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Business Analysis Certificate - Online

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Hone your skills as the main liaison between business and IT departments. As a business analyst, you will gather and document business requirements and translate them into functional design specifications that can be executed by IT development teams.

  • Identify business needs, and the costs and benefits of addressing them technically
  • Formulate business specifications to develop and implement technical solutions
  • Bridge the gap between business and IT with common project definitions and requirements
  • Use data modeling techniques to analyze and improve business processes

Webinar: Business Analyst Role in Troubled Project Recovery


Business Analysis Course Outline

Online Certificate Program Overview (60 contact hours) Schedule
Introduction to Business Analysis Week 1
Business Solutions Scoping and Eliciting Requirements Weeks 2 & 3
Business Requirements Analysis Weeks 4 & 5
Supporting Requirements-Documenting and Managing Requirements and Validating Solutions Weeks 6 & 7
Stakeholder Management, Business Analysis Planning, and Estimating Weeks 8 & 9
Technical Writing

Week 10

Note: Course participants should register themselves. After you register, we'll email your confirmation, along with a username and password to use throughout the course. Registrations are not transferable. 

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