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Business Analyst

Accelerate your career and be job-ready with a globally recognised Business Analyst Certification Course. Delivered by Simplilearn in collaboration with IBM, this online course is designed to train you on all three aspects of business analysis such as planning and monitoring, requirements elicitation, and requirements management & communication.

Learn the latest tools, work on real-world projects and attend live masterclass sessions led by industry experts.

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Course Summary

Duration
4-6 months
Access For
12 months
Structure
6 courses
Pricing
$2,025 incl. GST
Flexible
12 month payment plans

Transform your career and increase fluency as a full-fledged business analyst expert by deep diving into the foundations of what it takes to become a business analyst over 6 courses.

This Business Analyst course delivered by Simplilearn in collaboration with IBM is designed to help you advance your career as a business analyst professional across various industries. You will be able to master the key skillsets that play a huge role in shaping the direction of the business. These skillsets include driving the adoption of new technology, digital transformation, innovation, consulting to product management.

What you will learn

In this Business Analyst Online Bootcamp Program, you will accomplish the following

  • Understand the tools and techniques used in business analytics planning and monitoring
  • Master the concepts of requirements life cycle management
  • Gain fundamental knowledge of project development using an agile perspective.
  • Learn to analyse data using Tableau and become proficient in building interactive dashboards
  • Master the agile scrum project management approach
  • Gain expertise in agile scrum methodologies and applications, daily scrum synchronization, sprint planning, and review
  • Understand business analysis key concepts and business analysis core concept model (BACCM)
  • Acquire advanced knowledge of identifying, defining, assessing, and completing various elements of business analysis tasks
  • Master SQL concepts such as Universal Query Tool (UQT) and SQL command
  • Plan, execute, monitor, and track scrum projects
  • Absorb agile philosophy and gain deep knowledge of scrum
  • Effectively apply scrum in your organisations
  • Grasp the fundamentals of Excel analytics functions and conditional formatting
  • Apply statistical tools and concepts like moving average, hypothesis testing, ANOVA, and regression to data sets using Excel

Course Structure

This Business Analyst certificate course will consist of a structured learning program designed by industry-leading experts. Delivered by Simplilearn in collaboration with IBM and EY, each course will consist of live instructor-led online classrooms, access to self-paced video content, practice exams, and resources to allow you to put your business analyst skills to the test. The course content details for this course are summarised below.

  • Course 1 - Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)

    Gain the skills and expertise you need to become an advanced business analyst by enrolling in the CBAP Training course by IIBA®. This certification helps professionals stay relevant to rapid changes in the IT industry and demonstrates competencies in all aspects of business analysis.

    -Lesson 1: Introduction to CBAP Certification
    -Lesson 2: Introduction to BABOK® V3
    -Lesson 3: Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring
    -Lesson 4: Elicitation and Collaboration
    -Lesson 5: Requirements Life Cycle Management
    -Lesson 6: Strategy Analysis
    -Lesson 7: Requirements Analysis and Design Definition
    -Lesson 8: Solution Evaluation
    -Lesson 9: Agile Perspective
    -Lesson 10: Business Intelligence Perspective
    -Lesson 11: Information Technology Perspective
    -Lesson 12: Business Architecture Perspective
    -Lesson 13: Business Process Management Perspective

    Course delivery format: online learning + live virtual classes

  • Course 2 - Tableau Training

    Tableau is a popular data visualisation and business intelligence tool. In this course, you will get hands-on experience with Tableau Desktop, an advanced analytics software. This online course helps you gain job-ready skills and become proficient in using this tool effectively. You'll master Tableau Desktop through practical examples and gain a thorough understanding of data preparation, creating interactive dashboards and adding different dimensions, as well as drilling into outliers.

    -Lesson 1: Course Introduction
    -Lesson 2: Introduction to Data Visualization and Tableau
    -Lesson 3: Connecting to Various Data Sources and Preparing Data
    -Lesson 4: Working with Metadata
    -Lesson 5: Spotlight One
    -Lesson 6: Filters in Tableau
    -Lesson 7: Structuring Data in Tableau
    -Lesson 8: Creating Charts and Graphs
    -Lesson 9: Spotlight Two
    -Lesson 10: Calculations in Tableau
    -Lesson 11: Advanced Visual Analytics
    -Lesson 12: Dashboards and Stories
    -Lesson 13: Spotlight Three

    Course delivery format: online learning + live virtual classes

  • Course 3 - Data Analysis and Visualisation with Python

    Expand and grow your business analyst expertise beyond spreadsheet software for data analytics. You will dive deeper into statistical analysis and create meaningful data visualisations using Python led by IBM experts.

    Section 1: Data Analytics with Python
    -Lesson 1: Learning Objective
    -Lesson 2: Introduction
    -Lesson 3: Data Wrangling
    -Lesson 4: Exploratory Data Analysis
    -Lesson 5: Model Development
    -Lesson 6: Model Evaluation
    -Practice Projects

    Section 2: Data Visualisation with Python
    -Lesson 1: Welcome
    -Lesson 2: Introduction to Visualisation Tools
    -Lesson 3: Basic Visualisation Tools
    -Lesson 4: Specialised Visualisation Tools
    -Lesson 5: Advanced Visualisation Tools
    -Lesson 6: Creating Maps and Visualising Geospatial Data
     
    Section 3: Simplilearn Jupyter Lab 
    -Lesson 1: Lab Walk-Through

    Course delivery format: online learning only

  • Course 4 - Mathematical Optimisation for Business Problems

    Enhance your business solving skills through constructing optimisation models. Learn different aspects of mathematical programming to construct optimisation models using IBM Decision Optimisation technology.

    Section 1: The Big Picture
    -Lesson 1: Learning Objectives
    -Lesson 2: What is OR
    -Lesson 3: What is Optimisation
    -Lesson 4: Optimisation Model

    Section 2: Linear Programming 
    -Lesson 1: Learning Objectives
    -Lesson 2: Introduction to Linear Programming
    -Lesson 3: A Production Problem P1
    -Lesson 4: A Production Problem P2
    -Lesson 5: A Production Problem P3
    -Lesson 6: Algorithms for Solving Linear Programming P1
    -Lesson 7: Algorithms for Solving Linear Programming P2

    Section 3: Network Models
    -Lesson 1: Learning Objectives
    -Lesson 2: Intro to Network Models
    -Lesson 3: Transportation Problem
    -Lesson 4: Transshipment Problem
    -Lesson 5: Assignment Problem
    -Lesson 6: Shortest Path Problem
    -Lesson 7: Critical Path Analysis

    Section 4: Beyond Simple Linear Programming

    -Lesson 1: Learning Objectives
    -Lesson 2: Nonlinearity and Convexity
    -Lesson 3: Piecewise Linear Programming
    -Lesson 4: Integer Programming
    -Lesson 5: The Branch and Bound Method
    -Lesson 6: Quadratic Programming

    Section 5: Modeling Price
    -Lesson 1: Learning Objectives
    -Lesson 2: Modeling in the Real World
    -Lesson 3: Importance of Sparsity
    -Lesson 4: Tips for Better Models

    Course delivery format: online learning only

  • Course 5 - Business Analyst Capstone

    This business analyst Capstone project is a chance to put your professional business analysis skills to the test by applying them hands-on in an industry project in three different industries: retail, banking, and hospitality.
    -Lesson 1: Business Analyst 

    Course delivery format: online learning + live virtual classes

  • Course 6 - Harvard Business Publishing Case Studies for Business Analysis

    Business analysis is a valuable skill for anyone who wants to get ahead in business or management. In this course, you'll learn how to apply business analysis concepts and apply aspects of managerial decision-making to real-world situations.

    Each case study includes questions and answers that address the issues covered in the case study, and are authored by Harvard Business School professors and other top business school educators. Harvard Business Publishing Education is a content provider for Simplilearn courses on PGP in Digital Marketing, PGP in Business Analysis, PGP in Project Management, Digital Transformation Leader, and Design Thinking Leader.

    -Lesson 1: HBR Case Study - EV Card: Pioneering Car-Sharing in China 
    -Lesson 2: HBR Case Study - Pearson SuccessMaker

    Course delivery format: online learning + live virtual classes

Completion Certificate

You will gain individual certificates after completing each course

Optional electives

We make learning other topics fully accessible. Optional electives are available as part of this Business Analyst course. These are not mandatory to complete, but are available as additional courses to study if you are interested in expanding your knowledge and further implementing your skills.

  • Elective 1 - Business Analyst Industry Master Class
  • Elective 2 - Business Analyst Industry Masterclass - EY
  • Elective 3 - Certification of Competency in Business Analysis - CCBA
  • Elective 4 - Agile Scrum Master
  • Elective 5 - SQL Training
  • Elective 6 - Data Science with R Course
  • Elective 7 - Business Analytics with Excel
  • Elective 8 - Statistics Essentials for Data Science

Tools covered

Who is this course for?

Professionals wishing to succeed in this Business Analyst course should have:

  • An undergraduate degree in any discipline to attend the program.
  • Some experience in business analysis but not mandatory

This Business Analyst course is suitable for professionals with 4-10 years of experience in business. Aspiring professionals of any educational and professional background looking to kickstart their career as a business analyst can include:

  • Aspiring business analysts, including recent college graduates and those looking to make a career change
  • New business analysts wanting to improve their craft
  • Other positions that are performing business analysis duties such as administrators, managers, and project leads, IT professionals, Banking and finance professionals, Marketing managers, Sales professionals, and Supply chain network managers
  • Beginners in the data analytics domain

Payment Options

Option 1 - Pay upfront and save today

$2,025 incl. GST - Save $435 when you pay upfront
RRP $2460

When you pay upfront with any Upskilled delivered by Simplilearn courses you gain the confidence and security of being able to start learning straight away - save $435 when you pay upfront.

Option 2 - Upskilled Payment Plans

For Upskilled courses delivered by Simplilearn - we can arrange for you an interest-free, flexible and easy to manage monthly payment plan.

With our convenient and affordable payment plans, you can split the RRP course price over 12 months and pay equal monthly payments as low as $205 per month.

Course projects

This Business Analyst certification training course includes industry-relevant projects from various industries to help you demonstrate your in-depth business analysis skills. The projects will help you improve your ability to analyse qualitative and quantitative data, frame the problem statement and determine possible solutions, identify stakeholders, and determine their needs. Details of the projects are highlighted below:

Sales Performance Analysis

Put your analytical business skills to the test and build a dashboard to present monthly sales performance by product segment and product category to identify the areas that have met or exceeded their sales targets. 

Customer Analysis

Build a dashboard that presents statistics about the customers, ranking of them by profit ratio and sales plus the profit performance by region.

Product Analysis

Build a dashboard that presents sales by product category over time, with the ability to drill down to the product and regional level to check if the products are correctly priced.

Sales Dashboard

Build a dashboard with charts and tables that displays present statistics about products (sales, profits and profit ratio) and the trends of statistics over time, filtering down to one or more geographic regions.

Career outcomes

Business Analyst

Business analysts champion businesses to change and succeed by optimising business processes by examining, reviewing and improving the operations of a company or organisation.

Salary
$115k AUD
Information Technology
Data Business Analyst

Data business analysts works closely with large sets of data to identify trends, visualise data and draw conclusions in order to aid in critical business decision making.

Salary
$106k AUD
Information Technology
Information Security Analyst

Information security analysts interpret security data and maintain system networks to protect an organisations' information and data from cybercriminals. 

Salary
$107k AUD
Information Technology

Business Analyst course advisor

Tim Jerome
Tim Jerome

Project Management Expert and Evangelist

Tim Jerome is an international project management expert with over 15 years of experience at companies like Intel and Digital Network Services. A former president of the PMI Rio Grande Chapter, Tim is also a PMP instructor with over 10 years of experience in addition to his extensive project management consulting experience.

Please note: course advisor can be subject to change

Show off your achievements

Earn your Business Analyst Certification

Digital certificates are the new way for Upskilled and Simplilearn graduates to offer proof of their hard earned knowledge or skill set.

You will receive individual certificates after each short course. Additionally, upon completion of the entire bootcamp, you will earn a certificate demonstrating your competence and expertise as a business analyst professional.

Differentiate Yourself

Set yourself apart from the competition with this professional business analyst course. This is your ticket to get your foot through the door and proof that you have applied business analyst knowledge and skills in real-world scenarios, simulations and case studies, making you job ready.

Share your achievement

You worked for it, you earned it! Share your achievement loud and proud! Talk about your business analyst certification on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook. Add it to your CV to stand out and showcase to your employers.

85% of Simplilearn students report career benefits such as landing the next promotion or getting a new job

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The Enrolment Process is very inclusive and at all stages so far it has been welcoming and full of support. If this is the manner in which UpSkilled conducts all of its roles, I feel confident that my education is in very capable hands

Nicolas

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During my application process from phone calls ,emails to website information I received great communication in all areas. Looking forward to my next 12 month with Upskilled

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FAQ's to help you

  • What is the job of a business analyst?

    A business analyst is a professional who enables organisational change. They achieve this through the practice of defining business requirements and recommending solutions, delivering valuing to stakeholders and business. Business analysts work across multiple levels of organisation, from defining strategies, creating enterprise architecture to taking on leadership role in defining the goals and requirements on projects & programs in order to support the business.

  • What skills are important in business analysis?

    The important skills needed to succeed in business analysis are:

    • analytical thinking
    • critical thinking
    • communication and interpersonal skills
    • negotiating skills
    • decision-making skills
    • knowledge of SQL
    • presentation skills
  • What are the best business analyst certifications I can get to advance my career?

    Finding the right business analyst certification that helps advance your career can be challenging, but also very rewarding when you find the one that suits you best.

    There are numerous providers out there who offer various business analyst certifications for different levels of expertise and backgrounds. Finding the right professional certification course for you is not only important but will set you up for success in your career as a certified business analyst. To help you on your search, it is best to take into consideration specific certain factors that can give you a good understanding of how to choose the right course for your needs. These can include:

    • Choosing the right cloud computing provider
    • Quality of education
    • Content material
    • Credibility of courses
    • Funding options

    Upskilled's Business Analyst certification delivered by Simplilearn is designed in coollaboration with industry led experts, offering a unique and immersive learning program covering the fundamental skills to become a trained business analyst. Featuring live interactive online classes and hands-on projects to develop real-world competency, this Business Analyst certification course can help you be job ready as a certified business analyst professional.

  • Do I need a business degree to become a business analyst?

    There are multiple pathways to enter the world of a business analyst. While it is not necessary to hold a business degree to become a business analyst, it does help for a professional to hold the fundamental skills and criteria in analytical thinking, problem solving, communication skills and business systems to excel as a business analyst.

  • What is the average salary of a business analyst?

    The average salary of a business analyst in Australia is: $115,000k

  • Will I gain a certificate?

    Yes, upon completing the course program and projects, you will gain a Business Analyst certification as a demonstration of your applied practical skills and knowledge, which you can showcase in your CV.

  • What are the professional backgrounds of business analyst students?

    The online business analyst certificate course is designed for both entry-level individuals and experienced professionals looking to kickstart their career as a business analyst. There are no prerequisites for pursuing this Business Analyst course; however, having strong interpersonal skills such as analytical thinking, communication and innovative design thinking can help supplement the learnings of the student and easily apply it to real life scenarios.

  • How do I enrol in this certified business analyst course?

    To enrol in this business analyst certificate course, you'll need to first submit an enquiry form via our website. You'll need to provide the following details:

    • Your Name
    • Best Phone Number
    • Email Address

    Once you've submitted your online form, one of our education consultants will be in touch within 48 hours.

    During the consultation, you'll be able to ask questions regarding payment options, learning content and what career outcomes you can pursue if you complete your studies.

  • What jobs roles can I work as upon completing this business analyst short course?

    Upon completion of this course for business analyst, you can seek job opportunities as:

    • Business Analyst
    • Data Business Analyst
    • Information Security Analyst
  • What payment options are available?

    Enrol immediately and pay full price upfront at $2249 or pay in split payments. Find out more about other flexible payment plans and get in touch with one of our Education Consultants today

  • Get a free consultation & kickstart your career

    We're always here to help you succeed. Get a free education consultation with one of our Upskilled Education Consultants about this course or simply find out what's best for you.

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