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Business Analyst Certificate Course Online
Starting December 11, 2023
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In this part-time online Business Analyst Certificate Course you will learn important principles and practical step-by-step techniques for becoming a business analyst and getting started in a career as a business analyst.
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Become a Business Analyst
In the Business Analyst Certificate Course you will learn how to become a business analyst, including: what a business analyst does, how to develop your skills to succeed in a business analysis career, how to get hired for a job and freelance as a business analyst, how to transition into business consulting, and how to start your own business analysis business and get clients.
What Happens in the Business Analyst Certificate Course
The Business Analyst Certificate course is an online learning program with suggested readings from the textbook IAP Career College Guide to Become a Business Analyst. This course is self-directed, which means you may study and complete assignments at times that are most convenient for you from the comfort of your own home.
This part-time Business Analyst Certificate Course has a recommended completion date of 6 weeks from the start of the program, however, you may choose to complete the course in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 12 weeks, depending on your schedule.
The Business Analyst Certificate Course has been created to allow you to complete it without any teaching assistance. However, if you have questions or need assistance, you can receive help from a Faculty Member throughout the 6 weeks of the course. Your Faculty Member is a valuable resource person who can provide you with personal teaching assistance to help you succeed in the course and advice to help you succeed in the career.
The Business Analyst Certificate Course has been developed to meet high academic standards, ensuring that as a graduate you can display with pride the Business Analyst Certificate you will earn from the International Association of Professions Career College.
How to Become a Business Analyst
In this course, you will learn how to become a business analyst, including how to start your own business analysis business. Topics covered in the Business Analyst Certificate Course include the following:
Introduction to Business Analysis
- What is a Business Analyst?
- The Business Analysis Profession
- Benefits of Being a Business Analyst
What a Business Analyst Does
- Business Analysis Specializations
- Business Analysis Methodologies and Tools
- Steps in a Business Analysis Project
- Conducting a Needs Analysis
- Determining Project Requirements
- Information Gathering Techniques
- Identifying Possible Solutions
- How to Present Your Recommendations
- Project Management
- Samples of Business Analysis
Developing Your Skills
- Problem-Solving Skills
- Communication and Interpersonal Skills
- Management Skills
- Technical Skills
- Business Ethics
- Ways to Learn Business Analysis
- How to Get Business Analysis Experience
Getting Hired as a Business Analyst
- Who Hires Business Analysts?
- How to Find Job Openings
- How to Get Hired as a Consultant
- How to Find Freelance and Contract Work
- Creating a Winning Resume and Cover Letter
- Job Interviews
- The Job Offer
Starting Your Own Business Analysis Business
- Setting Up a Freelance Business as a Business Analyst
- Starting a Business Analysis Consulting Company
- Creating a Business Plan
- Legal and Financial Matters
- Setting Your Fees and Getting Paid
- Employing Others
Marketing Your Business
- Choosing Your Target Markets
- Marketing Tools
- Marketing Techniques
- Community Outreach
Working With Clients
- Selling Your Services
- Creating Proposals
- Meeting with Prospective Clients
- Client Contracts
Information in the Business Analyst Course is also relevant for individuals considering how to become a management or business consultant, or project manager.
What Is Included in the Business Analyst Certificate Course Online
This all-inclusive Business Analyst Certificate Course package includes:
- Registration for the Business Analyst Certificate Course Online
- Access to a Faculty Member to provide you with up to 3 hours of business mentoring during the course
- (Optional) 2023-2024 membership in the IAPO International Association of Professional Business Analysts for only $2.99 per month
- Downloadable Business Analyst Certificate personalized with your name and the seal of the International Association of Professions Career College which you may print
- (Optional) Opportunity to order official certificates printed on fine linen paper and embossed with the gold seal of the college
- Textbook: IAP Career College Guide to Become a Business Analyst (e-book edition)
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It’s easy to change or cancel your course registration. See our FAQ page for details.
You can have all this for an incredible price. It can cost hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars to take other programs. (We found courses based on old editions of our guides with registration fees of up to $999 and more.) We are able to offer you online courses at a significantly lower cost to you because of our expertise from over 20 years of producing the leading online guides for non-traditional careers.
Our online certificate courses have previously been offered for a registration fee of $297 U.S. and include a textbook and professional membership – a total value of almost $377.
HOLIDAY SEASON SPECIAL: This all-inclusive registration package for the Business Analyst Certificate Course is priced as only $149.00 for the December 11, 2023 course.
Register today for the Business Analyst Certificate Course. Enrollment is limited and registration is on a first come first served basis, so we recommend that you register early for the Business Analyst Certificate Course online to avoid disappointment.
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My experience with IAP Career College was exceptional! I loved how the courses get right to the main points and you learn so much in a short period of time.
Kari Miller, Ohsweken, Ontario
How Much Does a Business Analyst Make?
A rewarding career intellectually as well as financially, business analysis was ranked #6 in U.S. News and World Report’s Best Business Jobs. According to Indeed.com the average base salary for business analysts in the U.S. is $73,967 with $4,000 in additional bonuses, while senior business analysts with several years of experience can expect over $100,000. The U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the top 10% of consulting or management analysts could earn over $150,000.
What Does a Business Analyst Do?
As a Business Analyst, you can work independently much of the time, using sophisticated technology to understand business objectives and requirements, identify problems and opportunities, and make recommendations on how to transform business processes and bring value. Business Analysts are well rewarded for their work and are respected professionals in virtually every sector, in corporations, government agencies, consulting firms, and non-profit organizations. As a Business Analyst you might choose to work in a particular industry such as IT, healthcare, or finance, or focus on a particular business area, such as marketing or human resources. You could also specialize in a particular BA methodology or tool. You might even decide to start your own business as a consultant doing business analysis for clients of your choice.
How Do You Become a Business Analyst?
Earning a certificate as a business analyst will equip you with the principles and techniques for becoming a professional business analyst. A certificate also provides evidence of your expertise, assurance of your professionalism, an important credential for your resume, a competitive advantage when marketing your services and higher earnings (according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).
What is the Business Analyst Certificate Course?
In IAP Career College’s part-time online Business Analyst Certificate Course you will learn important principles and practical step-by-step techniques for getting started in a career as a professional business analyst. This online course has a recommended completion date of 6 weeks, however it may be completed in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 12 weeks. The course has been created to allow you to complete it without any teaching assistance, however as a student you have access to Faculty Members to provide you with personal teaching assistance and career advice.
What is IAP Career College?
The International Association of Professions Career College (IAP Career College) is a leading online career college offering affordable online certificate courses and professional certifications for non-traditional and "dream" careers. When you take a part-time online certificate course with IAP Career College, you can schedule your learning around your life - you can work at your own pace, at the best times for you and from the comfort of your own home. IAP Career College and affiliated company FabJob Inc (the leading online publisher of guide books on how to get started in a dream career) have served over half a million career changers on six continents since 1999.