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Business Analyst Certification Overview

Master tackling complex business problems using in-demand business analysis tools with Simplilearn's Business Analyst course, featuring the perfect mix of practical skills with real-world case studies, hands-on tools and masterclasses by IBM experts.

Key Features

  • Industry-recognized certifications from IBM and Simplilearn
  • Masterclasses from IBM experts
  • CBAP and CCBA courses aligned with the standards of IIBA® BABOK V3
  • Earn 35 PDs/CDUs and 25 PMI PDUs post completion of the CBAP® module
  • Earn 22 PMI PDUs post completion of the CCBA® module
  • Harvard Business Publishing case studies of Pearson and EvCard
  • Capstone from 3 domains and 14+ projects

Business Analyst Certification Advantage

Gain unique qualifications with CBAP and CCBA courses aligned with the standards of IIBA®. Master tools such as Excel and Tableau, along with essential skills like requirement analysis, product vision and roadmap development, analytics, and more.

  • Program Certificate

    Earn your Business Analyst Certificate

    • Industry recognised certificate by Simplilearn

About Business Analyst Certification

Why become a Business Analyst?

The employment of management analysts, including business analysts, is expected to grow 14 percent between 2018 and 2028, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). This is a higher growth rate than other professions. 

Business Analysts use data to outline problems, opportunities, and solutions for businesses and report them back to the stakeholders in the organization. They also play a crucial role in fixing outdated processes, driving new technology adoption, and innovation, making this an in-demand role in every area of business, from consulting to product management. A Business Analyst's career path can take them in multiple directions, depending on their experience and future career goals. Simplilearn provides one of the best Business Analyst Certification program that is perfect to kick start your career, and have endless growth opportunities.  

What are the objectives of the Business Analyst Course?

Business analysts are in-demand across a wide range of industries. Business analysis can be an exciting and rewarding career for people who possess the requisite skills—helping struggling companies thrive and make good companies great.

 

Simplilearn’s Business Analyst Training Program will provide you with extensive expertise in business analysis. You will master the concepts and skills required for an active business analyst career and become an expert in Excel, CBAP, Tableau, Agile ScrumMaster, SQL, CCBA, and Agile Scrum Foundation with this business analyst course. 

 

You will also gain the skills necessary to build interactive dashboards; gain insight into business analysis planning and monitoring, understand the competencies of a business analyst, master Agile Scrum methodologies, and learn how to work with SQL databases. The entire online Business Analyst Certification learning experience is tied together with real-world projects and virtual simulations to help you obtain domain experience.

After completing all aspects of the training, you will be prepared for the role of a business analyst.

What important skills will you learn from this Business Analyst Certification Training?

With this Business Analyst Training you can:

  • Understand the tools and techniques used in business analytics planning and monitoring
  • Master the concepts of requirements life cycle management
  • Gain fundamental knowledge of the agile perspective
  • Learn to analyze 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 organizations
  • 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

What are the benefits of a business analyst course endorsed by IIBA?

IIBA is the world's leading professional association that develops and maintains standards for the practice of Business Analysis. The program learning is aligned with the standards of IIBA® BABOK V3, which will prepare to ace the ECBA, CCBA, and CBAP exams. You will obtain 25 IIBA CDUs after completion of this business analysis course.

What all is covered as part of the Capstone project in this Business Analyst Course?

The Business Analyst Capstone project provides high-touch mentoring sessions with expert industry trainers for 8 hours over a span of 4 weeks. This will enhance your Business Analysis skills with hands-on and industry-relevant projects while bringing together every course into one portfolio. The learner will get the option to choose from the following three industries to work on in their Capstone project:

  • Hospitality: Learners will create a restaurant management system for a globally well-known Michelin-star restaurant chain
  • Retail: Learners will create a plan to launch an “online pantry” (similar to Amazon Pantry) that delivers essential products on a daily basis
  • Banking: Learners will create a plan and capture the requirements to create a feature with which a global bank can  introduce e-Fixed deposits for all the users
     

What is BABOK®? And what does it cover?

BABOK is a Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide) which helps business analysts achieve better business outcomes at the strategic, tactical and operational level. BABOK covers knowledge areas, techniques and perspectives which represent the majority of tasks business analysts do and provides focus to tasks and techniques specific to the context of the initiative.

 

What Business Analysis areas are covered in the BABOK Guide?

The BABOK guide describes below 6 knowledge areas that represent the daily tasks performed by a business analyst:

  • Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring
  • Elicitation and Collaboration
  • Requirements Life Cycle Management
  • Strategy Analysis
  • Requirements Analysis and Design Definition
  • Solution Evaluation

What projects are included in this Business Analyst course?

Following are the projects included as part of this Business Analyst Certificate Program:

Project 1: Sales Performance Analysis

Description: 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.

Project 2: Customer Analysis

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

Project 3: Product Analysis

Description: 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.

Project 4: Sales Dashboard

Description: Build a dashboard that presents metrics about products (like sales, profits, profit ratio) and the trends of statistics over time, filtering down to one or more geographic regions.

Business Analyst Certification Learning Path

Accelerate your business analyst career with this program. Acquire proficiency in core business analysis, modeling, and reporting skills through hands-on projects, Harvard Business Publishing case studies, and a capstone project. Become industry-ready with IIBA-accredited CBAP and CCBA courses.

Learning Path

Electives:
  • Get insights about advancements in technology/techniques in Business Analysis with online interactive masterclasses from IBM.

  • The CCBA Certification training covers the basic skills needed by business analysts. CCBA is a formal recognition of a business analysis practitioner’s expertise, based on the standards set by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®). This CCBA course is aligned with the BABOKⓇ Guide v3 and mentored by industry experts who have rich experience and extensive knowledge of it. Take this CCBA training and gain the capability to handle more complex projects of your organization.

  • The ASM certification is your gateway to learning the most popular Agile project management methodology. This Scrum Master certification online positions you to become a champion of Agile adoption in your organization and maximize results.

  • Embark on a learning journey with our SQL Course, designed for both beginners and those seeking to deepen their database expertise. Enroll in our SQL Certification now to sharpen your SQL expertise and open doors to a wide range of career opportunities in the realm of data.

  • Data Science with R

  • Boost your analytics career with powerful new Microsoft® Excel skills by taking this Business Analytics course, which includes training on Power BI. These two commonly used tools, combined with official business analytics certification, will put you on the path of a successful career.

  • This course will enable you to define statistics—a foundational part of data science—and essential terms related to it, explain measures of central tendency and dispersion, and comprehend skewness, correlation, regression, and distribution. You will be able to make data-driven predictions through statistical inference.

21+ Skills Covered

  • Business Analysis
  • Elicitation and Collaboration
  • BRD FRD and SRS Document Creation
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Planning and Monitoring
  • Requirements Life Cycle Management
  • Strategy Analysis
  • Wireframing
  • Problem Solving
  • Solution Evaluation
  • Tableau
  • Dashboarding
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Visualization
  • Agile scrum methodology
  • Scrum Artifacts
  • Microsoft Excel
  • SQL Database
  • Python
  • Digital Transformation
  • Mathematical Programming

11+ Tools Covered

Microsoft ExcelJIRA_NEWPowerBIASMASFMySQLFSDNumPypythonRSciPyMatPlotlib

Case Studies and Projects

  • Project 1

    Pearson Successmaker

    [Harvard Case Study] Step into shoes of the VP of Product at Pearson, to transform the product development processes to better meet the needs of customers in the education market.

    Pearson Successmaker
  • Project 2

    Amazon Facing Low Customer Satisfaction in Singapore

    [Harvard Case Study] As the lead analyst at the ISE, analyse customer surveys to identify the factors behind why Amazon ranked last in terms of customer satisfaction in Singapore.

    Amazon Facing Low Customer Satisfaction in Singapore
  • Project 3

    Canteen Ordering System for Unilever

    Design an online portal for Unilever Canteen that enables employees to order food online to decrease employee waiting time and increase the chance of getting preferred food items.

    Canteen Ordering System for Unilever
  • Project 4

    Library Management System for Stanford

    Design a library management software for Stanford University to automate library activities like providing accurate information regarding any book, magazine, and research papers.

    Library Management System for Stanford
  • Project 5

    WhatsApp Pay

    Help WhatsApp design a business model to help at least one million users get on board with the WhatsApp Pay feature within the first three months of its launch.

    WhatsApp Pay
  • Project 6

    Hospital Management System for The Mayo Clinic

    Design a hospital management system for Mayo Clinic to manage and coordinate cross-departmental administrative activities like patient records, bed availability, and more.

    Hospital Management System for The Mayo Clinic
  • Project 7

    Amazon Online Pantry

    Help Amazon capture the requirements to introduce Pantry as a new feature into its existing business model to accommodate the global market demand for daily essential products.

  • Project 8

    EFixed Deposits

    Help a leading global bank design an eFixed deposit feature on their existing web portal to transform them into a 100 percent online bank.

  • Project 9

    Restaurant Management System

    Design a restaurant management system to capture their daily sales across multiple locations to help them analyze the demand and update their menu accordingly.

Disclaimer - The projects have been built leveraging real publicly available data-sets of the mentioned organizations.

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Program Advisors

  • Bryan Campbell

    Bryan Campbell

    President at 7 C's Consulting and Agile Project and Program Manager

    Bryan Campbell is a highly respected Agile Coach and Project Manager with more than 25 years of experience managing projects, programs and PMOs around the world.  He specializes in agile transformation for enterprise, scale PMOs.

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Career Growth Stories

  • I had a fantastic and unique learning experience with Simplilearn's online lessons. The self-paced classes allowed me to take lessons whenever it was convenient for me. I was very impressed by the instructors because they were experts in their domains and had a ton of practical experience. The industry experts as instructors was one of the features of Simplilearn that I cherished the most.

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Join the Business Analyst Industry

The global Business Analytics Market is expected to grow from USD 67.92 billion in 2019 to USD 103.65 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 7.3%.(source : mordorintelligence.com).

Job Icon14% Growth in Jobs

Of Business Analysis Profile By 2028

Source: Glassdoor
Job Icon60%

Companies plan to hire more Business Analysts

Source: IIBA
Job Icon$85K

Average Salary

Source: Glassdoor

Batch Profile

This program caters to working professionals from a variety of industries and backgrounds; the diversity of our students adds richness to class discussions and interactions.

  • The class consists of learners from excellent organizations and diverse industries
    Industry
    Information Technology - 27%BFSI - 26%Manufacturing & Ops - 17%Consumer Service - 16%Pharma & Healthcare - 10%Others - 4%
    Companies
    BCG
    Deloitte
    Barclays
    JP Morgan Chase
    Mercedez
    Shell
    Oracle
    Microsoft
    LinkedIn
    Accenture
    Nasdaq
    Nestle
  • The class maintains an impressive diversity across work experience and roles
    Designation Breakup
    Freshers - 20%Engineer - 15%Associate/Consultant - 35%Manager - 10%Executive - 5%Others - 15%
    Total Years of Experience
    Less than 3 years - 55%3-5 years - 30%5-8 years - 10%8+ years - 5%

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The admission fee for this Business Analyst Program is $ 1,449

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Business Analyst Training FAQs

  • To qualify as a Business Analyst, which degree or certification should you ideally have?

    Ideally, a degree in business, IT, or a related field, along with a certification like CBAP, is recommended to qualify as a Business Analyst. Simplilearn’s business analyst certification is a great way to be certified as a Business Analyst.

  • How to get Business Analyst Certification?

    To achieve a Business Analyst certification, you can sign up for courses like the one provided by Simplilearn, which offers thorough training. To authenticate your abilities and expertise in the profession, you normally first need to master the fundamental BA principles, tools, and procedures before completing a certification test like the CBAP or PMI-PBA.

  • How long does it take to get a Business Analyst Certification?

    The duration of Simplilearn’s Business Analyst Certification is one year, during which learners can work at their own pace through high-quality e-learning video modules.

  • Who can do Business Analyst Course?

    Professionals from a variety of disciplines, including IT, finance, and business, who want to improve their analytical and problem-solving abilities are welcome to enroll in the Simplilearn business analyst course. It is appropriate for those trying to get into a position as a business analyst or enhance their careers in this industry.

  • Are Online Business Analyst Courses as Effective as In-Person Programs?

    Online business analysts courses, like the one provided by Simplilearn, are just as efficient as traditional ones. They are a valuable and practical option for many aspiring business analysts because they offer flexibility and accessibility, allowing students to learn at their own speed while also providing interactive features like live sessions. The classes are moderated by learned industry experts who give real-life examples of cases, making you well-equipped for job challenges across different industries.

  • What is the Cost of Enrolling in a Business Analyst Course?

    The cost of Business Analyst courses can vary depending on factors like the training provider, course duration, and type of certification. Simplilearn’s Business Analyst course is priced at INR 54,000, which can be paid through various zero EMI options. The pricing options are designed to accommodate different budgets. You can connect with out team for more details.

  • What can I expect from the Business Analyst Certification Course?

    Simplilearn's Business Analyst Course has been cited as one of the best Business Analyst online course by its alumni. In addition to e-learning content for every module and discussion board moderated by industry experts, this course also offers monthly mentoring sessions. This certification will train you on all three aspects of Business Analysis - Planning and monitoring, Requirements elicitation, and Requirements management & communication. You can also learn the latest tools, work on real-world projects, and attend masterclasses conducted by experts from IBM.

  • What is the duration of this online Business Analyst Certification Course?

    Simplilearn’s Business Analyst Training Program lasts for 365 days (1 year) where learners can work at their own pace through high-quality e-learning video modules. Learners may also enroll in 75+ instructor-led online training classes for the year.

  • Can a fresh graduate seek employment after completing this Business Analyst course?

    Yes, as a fresher, you can get a job. The demand for it is growing. Our training helps freshers learn technical skills and keep them up-to-date on current trends. Our business analyst certification is an excellent way for novices to demonstrate the essential knowledge and skills in the role of a business analyst.

  • How can I access the online Business Analyst course if I fail to do so?

    You will be able to access the business analyst certificate course modules once you make the payment. If you encounter any issues, please fill out the form on our home page so that a member of our help/support team can assist you. You can also connect with us via call or live chat. Our number is 1800-212-7688.

  • Do you provide a money-back guarantee for this online Business Analyst Course?

    Yes. We provide a seven-day money-back guarantee for our master’s programs. We offer refunds according to our Refund Policy. You can also reach out to us at 1800-212-7688 for help and support.

  • Who is a Business Analyst?

    A Business Analyst is responsible to bridge the gap between business and IT by driving the organization toward efficiency and profitability. They plan and monitor, elicit requirements, analyze functional and technical requirements, and communicate with various stakeholders to fulfill business needs. Business analysts work in a variety of industries like retail, pharmaceutical, BFSI, media, entertainment, etc.

  • How do I enroll in the Business Analyst Training online course?

    To enroll in the Business Analyst Training Program, click on the ENROLL NOW section mentioned on the course page. You can make an online payment using any of the following options: 

    • Visa Credit or Debit Card
    • MasterCard
    • American Express
    • Diner’s Club
    • PayPal 

    A receipt for your payment will be sent to you once you've paid for the business analyst course, and after that, access information will be emailed to you.

  • Who are the instructors for this Business Analyst Training program?

    We have partnered with only the most highly qualified instructors for this Business Analyst course. Our selection process is rigorous and includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo. We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain part of our faculty.

    This business analyst online certification is moderated by Tim Jerome- an international project management expert with over 15 years of experience; Bryan Campbell- Agile Coach and Project Manager with more than 25 years of experience managing projects; and Jeff Allen- Project Management and Agile Expert, Consultant, Author with 15+ years of experience.
     

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    A global teaching assistant serves as a coach, cheerleader, and junior instructor within the learner support team. Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts here to help you get the Business Analyst certificate on your first attempt. In addition to class onboarding and project mentoring, they provide job assistance and help you enrich your learning experience.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 support feature?

    Our 24/7 support team provides on-demand assistance through email, chat, and calls in our community forum. Once you get the business analyst online certification, you will have lifetime access to the Simpliearn community forum. As a result, our 24/7 support team is always available to assist you with any issues, concerns, or questions you may have.

  • How can I get a copy of the BABOK study guide?

    IIBA® members receive a complimentary copy of the BABOK® Guide Version 3 PDF. If you are an IIBA member, you can download BABOK Version 3 from the IIBA website. Non-members can purchase a copy of the BABOK Guide Version 3 PDF for USD 54.99.

  • How a fresher can become business analyst?

    One can start working as a domain expert, developer, or quality assurance professional. They can conduct business analysis by handling responsibilities like gathering, analyzing, and documenting requirements, performing user testing, and more. Simplilearn’s Business Analyst Training program provides freshers with a solid start in business analysis.

  • How is Business Analyst Training beneficial for beginners?

    More than 70% of companies are working on digital transformation strategies, spiking the demand for skilled business analysts. Thus, beginners who want to build a career as business analysts must gain the right skills to get hired. Simplilearn’s Business Analyst training benefits beginners by providing the necessary skills and knowledge to understand the business domain, analyze problems, and recommend solutions. This training can help beginners become proficient in their roles and industry experts.

  • Are interview questions a part of this Business Analyst Training module?

    Simplilearn believes in giving a comprehensive experience to learners enrolling in any course. While we do not provide interview questions as part of the Business Analyst course curriculum, this article provides an overview of what business analyst interview questions to expect.

  • What is the future for business analysts?

    Business analysts are in high demand due to their ability to analyze data and provide insights that help organizations make informed decisions. As businesses continue to rely on data to drive their strategies, the demand for skilled business analysts is expected to grow in the future.

  • What is the difference between IT business analyst and business analyst?

    IT Business Analyst typically focuses on analyzing and improving technology-related systems and processes within an organization. This can include developing and implementing software systems, designing and optimizing data structures, and identifying opportunities for automation and efficiency improvements.
    A Business Analyst is a broader term that can refer to any professional who analyzes an organization's business processes and identifies areas for improvement. Business analysts can work in a variety of industries and may focus on different areas such as process improvement, product development, customer service, or marketing.

  • What are the various industry roles available to a business analyst?

    Business analyst manager, quantitative analyst, information security analyst, management analyst, and IT Business Analyst are some industry roles that business analysts can explore.

  • What are the top companies hiring for business analyst roles?

    Google, Cisco Systems, American Express, Dell, Deloitte, and McKinsey & Company are some top companies hiring business analysts.

  • What industries use Business Analysis most?

    Business analysts are essential for successful business operations across various industries, such as government agencies and non-profit organizations. Although any industry can benefit from business analyst expertise, management consulting and IT companies constitute the largest share. Business analysts also find many prospects with accounting, finance, investment banking, and market research companies.

  • Is this the best course to become a Business Analyst?

    This Business Analyst course aims to strengthen your expertise in the most recent business analytics tools and techniques, including planning and monitoring, statistical and data analysis, SQL databases, visualizations, and Agile and Scrum methodologies. It employs practical case studies to train you to ensure you are properly market-ready. Simplilearn's business analyst certification assists business analysts in contributing to the entire strategy of a firm both internally and externally through collaboration with other departments, including market research, product development, and top-level management.

  • What are the major skills required to become a Business Analyst?

    A good business analyst should have technical, analytical, leadership, and business process and planning skills. They must also know other languages such as SAS, Hadoop, R, and Python. Analytical thinking and strong communication skills can provide you with additional benefits over other people in this career as a business analyst. A Business Analyst certification can make you earn your dream job.

  • Can you recommend a few good books on Business Analysis?

    In addition to business analyst training courses, plenty of business analysis books are available. Below are a few best business analysis books that help aspirants learn about many business analysis concepts and enable business analysts to execute well in their daily tasks.


    1. Business Analyst: a Profession and a Mindset - by Yulia Kosarenko
    2. Seven Steps to Mastering Business Analysis (Business Analysis Professional Development) - by Jamie Champagne
    3. How to Start a Business Analyst Career - by Laura Brandenburg
    4. Business Analysis: Best Practices for Success - by Steven P. Blais

  • What is the pay scale of Business Analysts across the world?

    Apart from the availability of jobs, there are also salary advantages while enrolling in a business analyst certification course. Many factors determine how much you can earn as a business analyst. They include your experience with data, business level or domain knowledge, and other practical concerns such as your location. A business analyst in different countries earns the following annual average pay.

    • India – Rs. 7 lac
    • USA - $120,721
    • UK - £40,000
    • Australia - $90k
    • New York - $113,560
    • Wisconsin - $92,550

  • How does the Business Analyst program differ from traditional MBA courses?

    While MBA courses cover a wide range of business topics, the Business Analyst program focuses specifically on the skills and techniques required for effective business analysis. It delves deeper into areas such as requirements gathering, stakeholder management, and data analysis. By specializing in business analysis, this program offers a more targeted and in-depth approach compared to the broader scope of traditional MBA courses.

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