• Next Cohort starts 8 Jun, 2023
  • Program Duration 6 months
  • Learning Format Online Bootcamp

Why Join this Program

Purdue Advantage

Certificate from Simplilearn in collaboration with Purdue University

Live Industry Expert Sessions

Live Networking Sessions by Top Business Analyst Experts 
 

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

FOR ENTERPRISE

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Business Analysis Certification 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
  • Simplilearn Career Service helps you get noticed by top hiring companies
  • Get mentored and network with Business Analyst from Amazon, Microsoft and Google

Business Analysis Certification 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.

  • 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.

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

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

Tools Covered

Microsoft ExcelJIRA_NEWPowerBIRMySQLFSDASFASM

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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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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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Career Support

Simplilearn Career Assistance

Simplilearn’s Career Assist program, offered in partnership with Talent Inc, is a service to help you to be career ready for the workforce and land your dream job in U.S. markets.
One-on-one Interview Service by TopInterview

One-on-one Interview Service by TopInterview

Get a Resume Makeover from TopResume

Get a Resume Makeover from TopResume

Reach numerous employers with ResumeRabbit

Reach numerous employers with ResumeRabbit

Complete Candidate Confidentiality Assured

Complete Candidate Confidentiality Assured

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, Portland
    Business Analyst course learners from Deloitte, Portland
    Business Analyst course learners from Barclays, Portland
    Business Analyst course learners from JP Morgan Chase, Portland
    Business Analyst course learners from Mercedez, Portland
    Business Analyst course learners from Shell, Portland
    Business Analyst course learners from Oracle, Portland
    Business Analyst course learners from Microsoft, Portland
    Business Analyst course learners from LinkedIn, Portland
    Business Analyst course learners from Accenture, Portland
    Business Analyst course learners from Nasdaq, Portland
    Business Analyst course learners from Nestle, Portland

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 $ 2,999. 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, Affirm, ClimbCredit or Klarna payment option with low APR and no hidden fees.

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Other Payment Options

We provide the following options for one-time payment

  • Credit Card
  • Paypal

$ 2,999

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Program Benefits

  • Complete this program while you work
  • Rigorous curriculum designed by industry experts
  • Alumni Association Membership from Purdue University
  • 14% growth in job openings
  • Active recruiters include Google, Microsoft, Amazon and more

Program Cohorts

Next Cohort

    • Date

      Time

      Batch Type

    • Program Induction

      8 Jun, 2023

      08:30 CDT

    • Regular Classes

      10 Jun, 2023 - 4 Dec, 2023

      08:30 - 10:30 CDT

      Weekend (Sat - Sun)

Other Cohorts

    • Date

      Time

      Batch Type

    • Program Induction

      14 Jun, 2023

      22:30 CDT

    • Regular Classes

      16 Jun, 2023 - 11 Dec, 2023

      22:30 - 02:30 CDT

      Weekend (Sat - Sun)

    • Date

      Time

      Batch Type

    • Program Induction

      29 Jun, 2023

      08:30 CDT

    • Regular Classes

      15 Jul, 2023 - 28 Jan, 2024

      08:30 - 12:30 CDT

      Weekend (Sat - Sun)

    • Date

      Time

      Batch Type

    • Program Induction

      5 Jul, 2023

      08:30 CDT

    • Regular Classes

      24 Jul, 2023 - 7 Jan, 2024

      09:30 - 12:30 CDT

      Weekday (Mon - Thu)

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Business Analysis Certification FAQs

  • What are the eligibility criteria for this Post Graduate Program in Business Analysis in partnership with Purdue University?

    For admission to this Post Graduate Program in Business Analysis, candidates:

    • Should have a bachelor's degree in any discipline with an average of 50% or higher marks
    • With a non-programming background can also apply
    • Having prior work experience is not mandatory
       

  • 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
    • An offer of admission will be made to the selected candidates and is accepted by the candidates by paying the program fee

  • What are the financial aids available to enroll in this program?

    We have partnered with Affirm to provide competitive financing options(EMI option available) including 0%APR with no hidden costs for different tenures.

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

    To ensure money is not a barrier in the path of learning, we offer various financing options to help ensure that this program is financially manageable. Please refer to our “Admissions Fee and Financing” section for more details.

  • 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 are the benefits of a program that has CBAP module endorsed by IIBA?

    IIBA is the world's leading professional association that develops and maintains standards for the practice of Business Analysis. This program contains a Certified Business Analysis Professional® (CBAP®) module that is endorderd by IIBA. The Certified Business Analysis Professional® (CBAP®) preparation course helps earn the student 35 PD Hour/CDUs toward the CBAP® certification exam post the module completion. 

  • What are the benefits of Harvard Business Publishing case studies intergrated in this course?

    Harvard Business Publishing has a complete catalog of business case studies, articles, books, and simulations. This Post Graduate Program in Business Analysis program follows the case study method to bring real-life business dilemmas to life in the classroom and help analyze business situations.

    Benefits of Case Studies:

    •     Real-world case studies authored by HBS professors and other top business school educators
    •     Analyze business situations and different aspect of managerial decision making
    •     Discover new ways to approach and solve business problems

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

    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.

  • What should I expect from the Certificate Program in Business Analysis?

    This Business Analyst Certification program offered by Simpliearn will kick-start your Business Analyst career growth like never before. The masterclass offered by Purdue university enables you to tackle complex business problems using the latest tools and frameworks used by Agile teams, understand business analysis techniques, and get hands-on experience. This course is best for learning core business analytics, modeling, and reporting skills with mini hands-on projects.

    Some of the additional benefits of this course are:

    • Certificate from Simplilearn in collaboration with Purdue University
    • Be a part of the Purdue University Alumni Association
    • Lifetime access to all core e-learning content created by Simplilearn
    • Career assistance, mentoring, and job portal access for Indian and US learners

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  • What certificate will I receive after completing the Postgraduate Business Analysis Program?

    When you complete this Post Graduate Business Analysis program, you will receive a Certificate in Business Analysis from Simplilearn and Purdue University. You will also receive an industry-recognized certificate from Simplilearn for the courses on the learning path.

  • What is the frequency of the Masterclasses delivered by Purdue faculty?

    The frequency of the Masterclasses delivered by Purdue is once per quarter.
     

  • Will any preparation material be provided as part of this PG Business Analysis Course to help me get started?

    Once you make the first installment of the online Business Analysis course fee, you will also get access to a preparatory course. The course will have 8 to 10 hours of self-paced learning content in videos. You must go through the assigned course before starting the class.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Global Teaching Assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts who help you get certified on your first attempt. In addition to class onboarding, mentoring, and job assistance, they proactively assist students to follow the course path and enrich their learning experience.

  • 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.

    Currently, Dr. Zhiwei Zhu-Clinical Assistant Professor at Krannert School of Management, Purdue University, is our Business Analysis program endorser. He has 15+ years of experience leading business analytics functions, and now uses his wealth of knowledge and business-relevant experience to provide analytics training to future business leaders globally.

  • 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 all pages of Simpliearn. You can cite your issue on the form, and our customer support team member will get back to you as soon as possible. You can also contact us via the Live Chat link or the Grievance Redressal tab.

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

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls. We have a dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your course.

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

    To know about cancellations and refunds, please read our refund policy. Alternatively, if you need any assistance, you can contact us by email, telephone, or live chat.


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

  • What is Business Analysis?

    Business Analysis is a combination of gaining insight from data using specific techniques, performing tasks to identify the needs of a business, and accordingly providing solutions that produce value for the stakeholders.

  • Why use Business Analysis?

    All kinds of organizations, across sectors and industries, are turning to business analysis to dig in deeper insights and make informed decisions. These professionals analyze a business or organization by documenting its systems and processes, assessing its business model, identifying vulnerabilities, and devising solutions, making business analysts one of the most in-demand job roles today.

  • Who should use Business Analysis?

    All kinds of organizations, across sectors and industries, are turning to business analysis to dig in deeper insights and make informed decisions.

  • What are the important skills covered in this PG Business Analysis 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.

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  • What are the various roles that can be applied for after completion of this Post Graduate Program in Business Analysis?

    You can apply to become a business analyst, a data analyst, or an IT analyst after pursuing this Post Graduate Program in Business Analysis.

  • What are the top companies where I can apply after completion of this Post Graduate Program in Business Analysis?

    Amazon, Microsoft, American Express, and Samsung, to name a few, are the top organizations you can grab an opportunity in after completing this course.

  • What is the total duration of this Business Analysis Certification Program?

    You must dedicate 6 months (at 5-10 hours/week) to complete this PGP in Business Analysis comprehensively.

  • What top companies can I apply to after completing this Post Graduate Business Analysis Course?

    Amazon, Microsoft, American Express, and Samsung, to name a few, are the top organizations you can grab an opportunity in after completing this course.

  • What are the different roles in Business Analysis?

    With a business analysis certification, you can pursue one of the following job roles in business analysis like Business Analyst Manager, Business Consultant, Marketing Specialist, Product Manager, Requirements Manager, System Analyst, amongst others.

  • What are the benefits of taking this Business Analysis course?

    The benefits of taking this Business Analysis course include:

    • In-depth knowledge of requirement analysis, product vision, and roadmap, agile, analytics & modeling—master tools such as Jira, Excel, SQL, Power BI and Tableau
    • Certificate from Simplilearn in collaboration with Purdue University
    • Become eligible to be part of the Purdue University Alumni Association
    • Opportunity to earn 35 PDs/CDUs from IIBA.
    • Chance to attend masterclass from Purdue  top faculty
    • Access to 8X higher live interaction with live online classes by industry experts
    • Hands-on training through Harvard Business Publishing Case studies, Capstone from 3 domains, and 14+ projects with Industry data sets from Unilever, Amazon, etc.
    • Enrolment in Simplilearn’s JobAssist and 6-month assistance with job hunting, resume development, and interview preparation (applicable only for India).
       

  • What are the top Business Analysis courses included in this Post Graduate Program?

    The top business analysis courses included in this Post Graduate Program are:

    • CBAP® - Certified Business Analysis Professional
    • Agile Scrum Master
    • Business Analytics with Excel
    • Tableau Training

  • 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

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

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

  • Do I need to learn these modules in a specific order?

    Yes, while taking this business analysis training course, you must learn these modules in the order mentioned in the syllabus.

  • 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.

  • What are the prerequisites before taking this Business Analysis course?

    Before taking this business analysis certification course, you need to take care of the following prerequisites:

    • A bachelor’s degree, in any discipline, with an average percentage of 50% or higher
    • Anyone with a non-programming background can also apply
    • Having prior work experience is not compulsory

  • What is the salary scope of a business analysis professional?

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

  • Is Business Analysis in demand?

    Yes, business analysis is one of the most appealing career options. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a business analyst earns $94,000 (on average) annually. BLS projects that the demand for business analysis fields will increase exponentially. The demand for Management Analysts is expected to surge by 11%, creating almost 93,000 new jobs, while the demand for Market Research Analysts is projected to grow by 18%.

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  • Does Business Analysis require coding experience?

    Although business analysts work closely with IT professionals and processes, they need not be proficient in coding or experienced in it. To advance in their careers, it is enough for business analysts to enroll in a comprehensive business analysis course that meets all the learning objectives. Programming background and prior work experience are optional to apply for this course.

  • Will I get a sealed transcript for World Education Services (WES) at the end of the program?

    Post Graduate Programs are certification programs that do not include transcripts for WES, which are reserved only for degree programs. We do not offer sealed transcripts; hence, our programs do not apply to WES or similar services.

  • Can the Post Graduate Program in Business Analysis be pursued by MBA graduates?

    Absolutely! The Post Graduate Program in Business Analysis is an excellent choice for MBA graduates seeking to enhance their skill set in the field of 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 driving data-driven decisions and successful business outcomes.

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