• Admission closes on 24 Jul, 2024
  • Program Duration 6 months
  • Learning Format Online Bootcamp

Why Join this Program

Purdue Advantage

Certificate from Simplilearn in collaboration with Purdue University

AI-Powered Business Analysis

Become an AI-powered Business Analyst via ChatGPT and Google Bard

Industry Aligned Content

Earn 35 PDs/CDUs post completion of the CBAP® module

Job Assistance

Resume assistance, career mentoring, and job portal access for India and US learners

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Business Analysis Course Overview

This Post Graduate Program in Business Analysis is for professionals looking to pursue a Business Analysis career, understand business analysis techniques, get hands-on experience, and for experienced analysts looking to learn the latest tools and frameworks used by Agile teams.

Key Features

  • Certificate from Simplilearn in collaboration with Purdue University
  • Become eligible to be part of the Purdue University Alumni Association
  • Master Classes delivered by Purdue faculty
  • Earn 35 PDs/CDUs post completion of the CBAP® module
  • Harvard Business Publishing case studies of Pearson, CarMax, EvCard, etc.
  • Capstone from 3 domains and 14+ projects
  • Get mentored and network with Business Analyst from Amazon, Microsoft and Google
  • Learn AI-powered Business Analysis leveraging ChatGPT and Google Bard

PG Certificate in Business Analytics Advantage

Become uniquely qualified with requirement analysis, product vision and roadmap, Agile, analytics and modelling. Master tools such as Excel and Tableau. Earn well-recognised credentials from Purdue and 35 PDs/CDUs from IIBA.

  • Purdue Certification

    Partnering with Purdue University

    • Certificate from Simplilearn in collaboration with Purdue University
    • Become eligible to be part of the Purdue University Alumni Association
    • Master Classes delivered by Purdue faculty

Business Analysis Course Details

Master industry-relevant business analytics skills. Learn core business analytics, modelling, and reporting skills with mini hands-on projects, Harvard Business Publishing case studies, and one capstone project. Become industry-ready with IIBA-accredited CBAP course.

Learning Path

  • Get started with the Post Graduate Program in Business Analysis in partnership with Purdue University. Accelerate your Business Analysis career with the preparatory courses on statistics fundamentals, SQL databases, and business analysis basics.

  • Acquire business analysis skills such as advanced documentation, effective planning, and business solutions design in this business analysis course. Gain knowledge of lifecycle management, planning and monitoring, requirement and strategy analysis, and the agile perspective.

  • Master practical data-driven decision-making skills with the help of data analysis and statistics. In this business analytics course, learn how to use the most common office tools available - Excel to make sophisticated data analytics to arrive at business decisions.

  • This course provides you with the knowledge you need to begin working with SQL databases and utilizing the database in your applications. Learn the fundamentals of conditional statements, joins, subqueries, commands, and other tools to manage your SQL database for scalable development.

  • Explore Power BI concepts like Microsoft Power BI Desktop layouts, BI reports, dashboards, Power BI DAX commands, and functions. Learning how to experiment, fix, prepare, and present data quickly and easily is now convenient with our in-depth Power BI training.

  • This course in Tableau Desktop 10 will help you gain a variety of skills on the powerful platform including visualization building, data organization, and dashboard design.

  • Enhance your Business Analysis skills with a hands-on, industry-relevant capstone project in three different domains: Retail, Banking, and Hospitality; bringing together every course into one portfolio-worthy capstone.

Electives:
  • As part of this business analysis certification program, you will be able to attend an online interactive masterclass and get insights about advancements in technology/techniques in Business Analysis.

  • As part of this Business Analysis certification program, learn to analyse data and make informed decisions with the help of the R programming language.

  • If you wish to leverage digital technologies to transform your business strategies and objectives, Simplilearn’s Digital Transformation course is the perfect training program for you. Leveraging digital technologies is crucial for leaders across all business domains. Our course is designed to help you build a solid action plan, foster customer-focused innovation, and drive a digital culture in your organization.

  • Attend this online interactive industry master class to gain insights about Business Analyst Trends from top Business Analysis Industry Experts.

  • Explore how to harness the power of ChatGPT and Google Bard to enhance productivity, streamline workflows, and effectively utilize their time in conducting business analysis. This program aims to empower business analysts by equipping them with the necessary knowledge and skills to seamlessly integrate ChatGPT and Bard into their everyday work practices.

  • Imbibe the Agile Scrum project management approach and enhance your ability to develop and deliver quality products to customers. In this course, you will learn the best practices of Agile and the Scrum methodology’s nuances to help you maximize business value and mitigate risks.

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
  • Solution Evaluation
  • Dashboarding
  • Data Visualization
  • Agile scrum methodology
  • Scrum Artifacts
  • Statistical Analysis using Excel
  • SQL Database
  • Python
  • Data analysis
  • Digital Transformation
  • ChatGPT and Generative AI

Tools Covered

Microsoft ExcelJIRA_NEWPowerBIRMySQLFSDASFASMDM_ChatGPTPM_GBardtableau

Case Studies and Projects

  • Project 1

    Pearsons 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

    Pearsons 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

    PGA Golf Is Sunday Made for TV

    [Harvard Case Study] Analyse a Golf tournament to identify if courses were made easier on Sunday to telecast low scores or if the pressure on the golfers raised their scores.

    PGA Golf Is Sunday Made for TV
  • Project 4

    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 5

    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 6

    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 7

    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

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

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Program Advisors and Trainers

Program Advisors

  • Dr. Zhiwei Zhu

    Dr. Zhiwei Zhu

    Clinical Assistant Professor at Krannert School of Management, Purdue University

    With over 15 years of experience leading business analytics functions at global reinsurance companies, Dr. Zhu now uses his wealth of knowledge and business-relevant experience to provide analytics training to future business leaders at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management.

  • Jeff Allen

    Jeff Allen

    Project Management and Agile Expert, Consultant, Author

    Jeff Allen is a highly regarded project management and Agile expert with more than 15 years of experience at large companies like Compaq and HP. As an Agile Coach, he has mentored over 5000 professionals globally.

  • 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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Program Trainers

  • Junaid Javeed

    Junaid Javeed

    Senior Business Analyst

    United Airlines

  • Nagraj Chepuri

    Nagraj Chepuri

    Tableau Corporate Trainer

    Self Employed

  • Gagandeep Siidhu

    Gagandeep Siidhu

    Industry Expert Masterclass

    Senior Assistant VP

  • Abhay Shukla

    Abhay Shukla

    Industry Expert Masterclass

    Senior Director

  • Amit Goyal

    Amit Goyal

    Data Science Corporate Trainer

    Self Employed

  • Manjunatha Gummaraju

    Manjunatha Gummaraju

    Data Science Mentor

    AT Business Consulting

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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 IconTop 10 skills in demand

Business Analysis as a skill in 2020

Source: LinkedIn
Job Icon14% Growth in Jobs

of Business Analysis profile by 2028

Source: Glassdoor
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%Others - 14%Pharma & Healthcare - 10%
    Companies
    Business Analyst course learners from BCG, Cape Town
    Business Analyst course learners from Deloitte, Cape Town
    Business Analyst course learners from Barclays, Cape Town
    Business Analyst course learners from JP Morgan Chase, Cape Town
    Business Analyst course learners from Mercedez, Cape Town
    Business Analyst course learners from Shell, Cape Town
    Business Analyst course learners from Oracle, Cape Town
    Business Analyst course learners from Microsoft, Cape Town
    Business Analyst course learners from LinkedIn, Cape Town
    Business Analyst course learners from Accenture, Cape Town
    Business Analyst course learners from Nasdaq, Cape Town
    Business Analyst course learners from Nestle, Cape Town
  • The class maintains an impressive diversity across work experience and roles
    Designation
    Manager - 20%Analyst - 20%Associate/ Consultant - 35%Executive/Senior - 15%Engineer - 10%
    Total Years of Experience
    Less than 3 years - 10%3-5 years - 35%5-8 years - 35%8+ years - 20%

Learner Reviews

Admission Details

Application Process

The application process consists of three simple steps. An offer of admission will be made to the selected candidates and accepted by the candidates by paying the admission fee.

STEP 1

Submit Application

Tell us a bit about yourself and why you want to do this program.

STEP 2

Application Review

An admission panel will shortlist candidates based on their application

STEP 3

Admission

Selected candidates can begin the program within 1-2 weeks

Eligibility Criteria

For admission to this Business Analysis program, candidates should have:

A bachelor's degree in any discipline
At least two years of professional experience preferred
Can be from programming or non-programming background

Admission Fee & Financing

The admission fee for this Business Analysis Program is $ 1,552. This fee also includes all applicable program charges including Purdue Alumni Association Membership fees.

Financing Options

We are dedicated to making our programs accessible. We are committed to helping you find a way to budget for this program and offer a variety of financing options to make it more economical.

Pay in Installments

You can pay monthly installments for Post Graduate Programs using Splitit payment option with 0% interest and no hidden fees.

Splitit

Financing Options

We provide the following options for one-time payment

  • Credit Card
  • Paypal

$ 1,552

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Program Benefits

  • Complete this program while you work
  • Rigorous curriculum designed by industry experts
  • Alumni Association Membership from Purdue University
  • Become an AI-powered Business Analyst via ChatGPT and Bard
  • Active recruiters include Google, Microsoft, Amazon and more

Program Cohorts

Next Cohort

    • Date

      Time

      Batch Type

    • Program Induction

      25 Jul, 2024

      15:30 SAST

    • Regular Classes

      17 Aug, 2024 - 2 Mar, 2025

      14:30 - 17:30 SAST

      Weekend (Sat - Sun)

Other Cohorts

    • Date

      Time

      Batch Type

    • Program Induction

      12 Sep, 2024

      15:30 SAST

    • Regular Classes

      5 Oct, 2024 - 20 Apr, 2025

      15:30 - 19:30 SAST

      Weekend (Sat - Sun)

Got questions regarding upcoming cohort dates?

PG Certificate in Business Analytics FAQs

  • What are the major responsibilities of a Business Analysis Expert?

    A Business Analysis Expert will be required to perform the following roles and responsibilities in an organization:

    • Consider past data and research to find ways to improve business and make better decisions.
    • Promote collaboration between team members and make them understand the importance of the latest technologies and business strategies.
    • Monitor implementation of the latest technology and systems.
    • Run various workshops and training sessions for knowledge sharing.
    • Coordinate with project management teams to ensure that business analysis insights are effectively integrated into project plans and execution.

    Read this article to learn more about the roles of a Business Analyst.

  • What key skills will I develop during a PG in Business Analytics program?

    The key concepts covered in the PG in Business Analytics program by Simplilearn and Purdue University include Business Analysis, Elicitation and Collaboration, BRD, FRD and SRS Document Creation, Requirements Analysis, Planning and Monitoring, Requirements Life Cycle Management, Strategy Analysis, Wireframing, Solution Evaluation, Dashboarding, Data Visualization, Agile scrum methodology, Scrum Artifacts, Statistical Analysis using Excel, SQL Database, Python, Data analysis, Digital Transformation, ChatGPT and Generative AI. The program also focuses on enhancing business analysis skills through hands-on projects, and teaching professionals how to analyze data collected from business operations to make informed recommendations.

    Our business analysis certificate program is best suited for professionals aspiring to explore fields like business analysis planning and business data analytics.

  • Who are the instructors for this PG Business Analysis Course, and how are they selected?

    Instructors associated with our courses are highly qualified and have years of industry experience. Each of them goes through a rigorous selection process that includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo before they are given the certification of training. We also ensure that trainers with a high alumni rating remain part of our faculty.

  • What is the admission process for this Post Graduate Program in Business Analysis in Partnership with Purdue University?

    The admission process for this Post Graduate Program in Business Analysis consists of three simple steps:

    • All interested candidates are required to apply through the online application form
    • An admission panel will shortlist the candidates based on their application
    • The selected candidates will receive an offer of admission, which they will accept by paying the program fee.

  • What will be the expected salary range after earning a PG Certificate in Business Analytics?

    As per PayScale, an expert with a relevant business analysis certification earns an average of $85,006 annually.

  • What will be the career path after completing the Post Graduation in Business Analytics?

    After pursuing this Post Graduation in Business Analytics, you can apply to become a business analyst, a data analyst, or an IT analyst.

  • What are the important skills covered in this PGP in Business Analytics program?

    This comprehensive course covers both basic and advanced concepts of business analysis, its tools and techniques, statistics fundamentals, interaction with databases using SQL, data visualization, designing dashboards, and more.
    Find more Analytics Courses to nurture your business analytics skills. This program also helps certify business analytics skills, ensuring that professionals can validate their proficiency in analyzing business data.

  • Do PG in Business Analytics programs provide hands-on experience with data analysis tools?

    Yes, it does. The PG in Business Analytics programs offered by Simplilearn teach tools like Microsoft Excel, Jira, Microsoft Power BI, MySQL, ChatGPT, Bard, tableau, and many more. Unlike other business analyst certification courses, this module includes a capstone from 3 domains and 14+ projects to offer hands-on experience to the learners. Aspiring business analysts must pursue this course to learn business analytics initiatives and implement business solutions.

  • Is any financial aid provided for this Post Graduate Program in Business Analysis?

    To ensure that money is not a barrier to learning, we offer various financing options to help make this program financially manageable. For more details, please refer to our “Admissions Fee and Financing” section.

  • What are the key modules covered in this PG Business Analysis course?

    This business analysis course comprises the following key modules:

    • CBAP® -Certified Business Analysis Professional
    • Business Analytics with Excel
    • SQL
    • Power BI
    • Tableau Training
    • Business Analyst Capstone
    • PMI-PBA® - Professional in Business Analysis from the Project Management Institute

    Furthermore, the course comprises the electives given below and masterclasses from Purdue   

    • Agile Scrum Master
    • Data Science with R
    • Digital Transformation Course for Leaders

  • Can MBA graduates pursue the Post Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics?

    Absolutely! The Post Graduate Program in Business Analysis is an excellent choice for MBA graduates seeking to enhance their skill set in business analysis. By combining the strategic thinking acquired in MBA courses with the specialized knowledge and practical skills offered in this program, graduates can become well-rounded professionals capable of making data-driven decisions and achieving successful business outcomes. Currently, business analysts must pursue an MBA for professional development. Certifications from recognized bodies like the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) can further enhance the credentials of MBA graduates.

  • What is BABOK®? And what does it cover?

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

  • I am unable to access the online Business Analysis Course. Who can help me?

    If you cannot access the Business Analysis certification course after paying the fees, fill out the form on your right, available on the Course pages. You can cite your issue on the form, and our customer support team member will get back to you as soon as possible. Contact us via the Live Chat link or the Grievance Redressal tab.

  • Can I get a refund if I want to cancel my enrollment in this PG Business Analysis program?

    Please read our refund policy for information about cancellations and refunds regarding our business analyst certification course. Alternatively, you can contact us by email, telephone, or live chat if you need any assistance.

    * Disclaimer
    All programs are offered on a non-credit basis and are not transferable to a degree.

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

    Our committed team is here to assist you through email, chat, calls, and community forums. On-demand support is available to guide you through the Post Graduate Program In Business Analysis. Once you finish the Post Graduate Program In Business Analysis, you will gain lifelong access to our community forum.

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