• Next cohort Starts4th Mar, 2024
  • Learning FormatOnline Bootcamp
  • Course duration11 months
  • Next cohort Starts4th Mar, 2024
  • Learning FormatOnline Bootcamp

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    Earn 35 PDs/CDUs and 25 PMI PDUs with CBAP; 22 PMI PDUs with CCBA

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    Learn via live sessions, Harvard Business case studies, and real world projects

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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

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 the Program

What are the objectives of the Business Analyst Course in Chicago?

Business analysts are in demand these days across a large number of industries. Business analytics can be a very exciting profession for people who have analytical skills and want to thrive and move forward in life. If you go for Simplilearn’s business analyst training in Chicago City, you will get all the required skills that are needed in order to excel in this field. By completing this Business Analyst Course in Chicago, you'll get a lot of skills and expertise in order to become an efficient business analyst. By taking Simplilearn's Business Analyst Course in Chicago, students will become adept at Excel, Agile Scrum Master, CBAP, SQL, Tableau, CCBA, and Agile Scrum Foundation.

Apart from this, you will also gather skills to build interactive dashboards, gain a lot of insights into business analysis, understand the competencies of a business analyst, and learn how to work with SQL databases. After completing all the modules of the training, you will be ready to become a business analyst in no time.

What important skills will you learn with this Business Analyst course in Chicago?

With the help of Business Analyst Course in Chicago, you can learn the following skills required to be a certified Business Analyst:

  • Learning the concepts of identification, providing solutions, readying analytical reports, completion of tasks.
  • Learning SQL concepts, mainly Universal Query Tool (UQT) and SQL command.
  • Gaining knowledge in the field of lively problems,
  • Learning Tableau and building interactive dashboards.
  • Expert in Agile Scrum project management, applications, and daily synchronization, sprint planning, and review.
  • Learning about business analysis key concepts and business analysis core concept model (BACCM).
  • Learning the skills of the tools required in Business Analytics planning and monitoring.
  • Become an expert in the skills of cycle management.
  • Understanding from the basics to advance Scrum projects.
  • Learning the process of application of Scrum in the organization.
  • From basic to advanced learning of Excel.

What all is covered as a part of the capstone projects in this Business Analyst course in Chicago?

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

  • Retail: Learners will create a plan to launch an “online pantry” (similar to Amazon Pantry) that delivers essential products on a daily basis
  • Hospitality: Learners will create a restaurant management system for a globally well-known Michelin-star restaurant chain
  • 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 projects are included in the Business Analyst course in Chicago?

The Business Analyst course in Chicago has the following projects:

Sales performance analysis- where you would be building a dashboard to present monthly sales performance by various product segments in an organisation. This will also be based on product categories to identify the areas that have met or exceeded their sales targets.

Customer analysis- where you would be building a dashboard that will give out statistical data about the customers, ranking them on the basis of profit ratio and sales.

Product analysis- where you would be doing analysis based on product categories over time.

The next project would simply be creating a sales dashboard where you will be building a dashboard that presents metrics about products and the trends of various statistics over time.

Who should take the Business Analyst course in Chicago?

A Business Analyst is a career choice that can be opted for, by any professional, experienced worker, or inexperienced one. The main thing required to be a successful Business Analyst is primarily an analytical mindset. There is no particular requirement of education to be a Business Analyst. Simplilearn's business analyst course attracts workers from a variety of fields, from professionals in IT and banking, to project managers and sales executives.

What are the prerequisites for this Business Analyst Certification in Chicago?

There are no prerequisites to attend the programme of business analyst certification in Chicago City. The business analyst course in Chicago City covers all the fundamentals regarding business analysis but if you have experience in business analysis, you will definitely ace the course.

What is the market demand for a business analyst certification in Chicago?

If we look at the outlook for the business analysis career path, it is highly evolving and growing with time. Every organisation requires a business analyst in order to shape up its business model with time. People who have a business analyst certification in Chicago City are always given a preference for employment over others. Don't forget the pay; a business analyst's salary totals between $75,000 to $78,000 per year with bonuses.

How can I obtain a business analyst certification in Chicago?

You can obtain a business analyst certification in Chicago  by attending the training sessions which are given out. Simplilearn's business analyst certification in Chicago can be the ideal path for you if you want a successful business analyst career anywhere in the world. After completing all the courses as a part of this business analyst certification in Chicago, you will earn a completion certification.

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 ASM 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

  • 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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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 - 24%Manufacturing - 21%BFSI - 17%Consulting - 14%Pharma & Healthcare - 10%Others - 14%
    Companies
     course learners from BCG, Chicago
     course learners from Deloitte, Chicago
     course learners from Barclays, Chicago
     course learners from JP Morgan Chase, Chicago
     course learners from Mercedez, Chicago
     course learners from Shell, Chicago
     course learners from Oracle, Chicago
     course learners from Microsoft, Chicago
     course learners from LinkedIn, Chicago
     course learners from Accenture, Chicago
     course learners from Nasdaq, Chicago
     course learners from Nestle, Chicago

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Financing

The admission fee for this Business Analyst Program is $ 1,750

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Business Analyst Training FAQs

  • What is the salary of a Business Analyst in Chicago?

    The salary for a Business Analyst in Chicago is $70,276/year on average. The pay factors such as job location, education, skills, and experience play an important role while deciding the salary. A good business analyst certification course would definitely help you gain in-demand technical skills.

  • What are the major companies hiring Business Analysts in Chicago?

    One of the most popular companies hiring business analysts in the city is United Airlines, Inc with an average salary of $68,412/year. Doing a business analyst certification in Chicago is a good choice to get prepared for this role and land at your dream job. 
     

  • What are the major industries in Chicago?

    Manufacturing, food industry, technology, and business and professional services are among the city's developing industries. With the increased use of technology and the growth in corporate competitiveness, there is a high need for persons who have undergone a business analyst course in Chicago.

  • 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.

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

    Simplilearn’s Business Analyst Training in Chicago 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.

  • How do I enroll in the Business Analyst Training in Chicago?

    You can register for this Business Analyst Training Program on our website and make an online payment using any of the following options: 
    • Visa Credit or Debit Card
    • MasterCard
    • American Express
    • Diner’s Club
    • PayPal 
    Once the business analyst course fee is received you will automatically receive a payment receipt and access information via email.

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

    Simplilearn provides one of the best Business Analyst course online that gives you access to e-learning content for all the courses included in the learning path, exclusive forums moderated by faculty and industry experts, and monthly mentoring sessions by faculty and industry experts. Upon completing the program requirements, you will receive the business analyst certificate.

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

    Yes. We provide a seven-day money-back guarantee for our master’s programs. Refer to our Refund Policy and submit refund requests via our Help and Support portal.

  • I am not able to access the online Business Analyst course in Chicago, whom do I contact for a solution?

    Contact us using the form on the right of any page on the Simplilearn website, select the Live Chat link or contact Help & Support.

  • Who are the instructors for this Business Analyst Training in Chicago?

    All of our highly qualified instructors for this Business Analyst course are industry experts with years of relevant industry experience. Each of them has gone through a rigorous selection process that includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo before they are certified to train for us. We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain part of our faculty.

  • Do you provide interview questions as part of this Business Analyst Training in Chicago?

    Simplilearn believes in giving a comprehensive experience to learners enrolling in any course. To get an idea of what interview questions you can expect for a business analyst role, here is the article you can refer to.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Business Analyst Certification Course in Chicago

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Chicago sets the standard for educational reform, public safety and security efforts, affordable housing in beautiful and economically viable districts, assuring access for everyone, and encouraging social, economic, and environmental sustainability.
Chicago has a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of $618.62 billion and a GDP per capita of $65,407 as calculated in the year 2019.

Chicago is and will always be one of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States. Some of the world's largest parks and museums are found in Chicago. Here are a few places to see during your visit to the city:

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