Masters Certificate in Business Analysis

  • Become a powerhouse business analyst by becoming proficient in the skills presented in this program, divided into four modules over two months.

    Explore the roles, responsibilities and challenges of a business analyst, then implement proven techniques to meet needs and overcome hurdles. Benefit from hands-on and peer-to-peer learning during in-class exercises and case studies.

    You Will Learn:

    • Tried-and-true techniques to enhance your personal creativity and strategic thinking skills,
    • To examine the key analysis models used by business analysts,
    • To discover how to elicit and track user requirements, write effective documents, present clear process and system requirements and solutions,
    • To problem solve and learn how organizational change management can impact project success.
    • The result? A meaningful, impactful career – and projects that meet your organization’s business needs with cost savings and accurate time-to-market and solutions.

    Who Should Attend

    • This certificate benefits business analysts from all industries who are responsible for identifying, analyzing and managing business requirements; analyzing business processes; and recommending solutions.
    • Participants have included business analysts and managers new to the role, business and systems analysts who lack formal training and need to close the gaps in their knowledge base,
    • Business or IT professionals who want to move into the business analyst role, project managers, quality assurance professionals, product managers and business consultants
    Program Director David Barrett talks about the Masters Certificate in Business Analysis
    • “The course was very useful. The numerous exercises done in class help to reinforce the learning objectives and understandings. This course will greatly improve my job performance!”

      J. Stinson-CoyBusiness Process Analyst, Rogers Communications
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  • Message from the Program Director

    Effective Business Analysts are very much in demand today – in the technical arena as well as the business side of projects. But formal education is becoming a key requirement for all BAs. The days of just ‘winging it’ are over.

    The Masters Certificate in Business Analysis program focuses on the vital ingredients to be an effective BA – from planning, communicating, eliciting, and analyzing to validating and managing the user requirements – throughout the project life cycle.

    Our curriculum is aligned with the latest version of the IIBA® Body of Knowledge (BABOK®), and we are confident that upon graduation from our program, you will be ready to sit for the CBAP® exam.

    Your participation in this program is an investment that will pay major dividends for your organization and your career.

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    David Barrett Schulich Executive Education Centre
    Schulich School of Business, York University
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