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. Case studies from Harvard Business and IBM courses add a real-world perspective.
Become uniquely qualified with requirement analysis, product vision and roadmap, agile, analytics & modeling—master tools such as Jira, Excel, Tableau, and Python. Earn well-recognized credentials from Purdue & IBM & 35 PDs/CDUs from IIBA.
This Post Graduate Program in Business Analysis is in partnership with Purdue University, one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions, which offers higher education at the highest proven value. We are committed to your success, changing the student experience with a focus on collaboration and the creative use of technology.
IBM courses help professionals and job seekers build in-demand skills through its research-driven well-formulated certification training programs. As a market leader in Analytics and Business Intelligence services, IBM‘s training based on its deep domain expertise transforms you into a future-proof professional.
Master industry-relevant business analytic skills. Learn core business analytics, modelling, and reporting skills with mini hands-on projects, Harvard case studies, and one capstone project.
Get started with the Post Graduate Program in Business Analysis in partnership with Purdue University and IBM. 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.
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.
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 in Tableau Desktop 10 will help you gain a variety of skills on the powerful platform including visualization building, data organization, and dashboard design.
Grow beyond spreadsheet software for data analytics. Perform statistical analyses and create meaningful data visualizations using Python.
Learn the ability to tell a compelling story to help make better decisions with data visualization. This course will learn various data visualization libraries in Python like Matplotlib, Seaborn, and Folium to make understanding data easier.
Construct optimization models to solve business problems in this course. Learn different aspects of mathematical programming to construct optimization models using IBM Decision Optimization technology in this course.
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.
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.
Attend online interactive masterclasses from IBM and get insights about advancements in technology/techniques in Business Analysis.
Simplilearn’s Power BI certification training will help you learn Power BI concepts like Microsoft Power BI Desktop layouts, BI reports, dashboards, Power BI DAX commands, and functions. In this Power BI certification course, you will explore to experiment, fix, prepare, and present data quickly and easily.
As part of this business analysis certification program, learn to analyse data and make informed decisions with help of R programming language.
[Harvard Case Study] Step into the shoes of Tesla's investor to examine if the autopilot is statistically safer and predict total lives saved by adopting autopilot.
[Harvard Case Study] As the lead analyst at the ISE, analyse customer surveys to identify the factors why Amazon ranked last in terms of customer satisfaction in Singapore.
[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
[Harvard Case Study] Analyse a Golf tournament to identify if courses were made easier on Sunday to telecast low scores or the pressure on the golfers raised their scores.
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.
Design a library management software for Stanford University to automate library activities like providing accurate information regarding any book, magazine, and research papers.
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.
Design a hospital management system for Mayo Clinic to manage and coordinate cross-departmental administrative activities like patient records, bed availability, and more.
Disclaimer - The projects have been built leveraging real publicly available data-sets of the mentioned organizations.
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 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 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.
Susan David is one of the world’s leading management thinkers and an award-winning Harvard Medical School psychologist. Her #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling book, Emotional Agility, describes the psychological skills critical to thrive in times of complexity and change.
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.
I'm happy to have finally completed this course that required me to be disciplined nearly every weekend evening. The course was rewarding. Grateful for a firmer grasp of how technology interacts with the different stakeholders in an ecosystem, for learning new concepts such as Agile Scrum, and for gaining dashboarding skills in Tableau and Excel.
I liked the concept of online learning. The training delivery is seamless and flawless - Thanks! Keep up the good work. I especially like the fact that the arguments are explained in detail, so that participants who are interested in the understanding can get an important contribution to their knowledge enhancement.
Simplilearn is an excellent learning platform. I enrolled in the Post Graduate Program in Business Analysis in partnership with Purdue University. It was an amazing learning experience with incredible course content, live sessions, hands on projects experience, dashboard to access and track modules and projects assessment process.
Simplilearn's certification training was a great experience. I have received one of the best services with top-quality online guidance and study material from Simplilearn. I highly recommend the self-paced learning program offered by Simplilearn. Their customer support is also very helpful and supportive.
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.
Tell us a bit about yourself and why you want to do this program.
An admission panel will shortlist candidates based on their application
Selected candidates can begin the program within 1-2 weeks
For admission to this Post Graduate Program in Business Analysis, candidates should have:
A bachelor's degree in any discipline
Prior work experience is not mandatory
Can be from programming or non-programming background
We have a team of dedicated admissions counselors who are available to guide you as you apply to the program. They are available to:
The admission fee for this PG Program in Business Analysis is $ 3,500. This fee also includes all applicable program charges including Purdue Alumni Association Membership fees.
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.
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For admission to this Post Graduate Program in Business Analysis, candidates:
The admission process for this PGP in Business Analysis consists of three simple steps:
We have partnered with Affirm to provide competitive financing options(EMI option available) including 0%APR with no hidden costs for different tenures.
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.
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.
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.
Harvard Business Publishing has a complete catalog of business case studies, articles, books, and simulations. This PG 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:
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 29.95.
As a part of this Post Graduate Program, you will receive the following:
Upon successful completion of this program, you will be awarded a joint Post Graduate Certificate in Business Analysis by Purdue University and Simplilearn. You will also receive an industry-recognized certificate from Simplilearn for the courses on the learning path.
Once you make the first installment of the program fee, you will also get access to a preparatory course. You will have to go through the assigned course before coming for the first class. The course will have 8 to 10 hours of self-paced learning content in the form of videos.
Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts here to help you get certified on your first attempt. They proactively engage students to assure they’re following the course path and to help them enrich their learning experience, from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance.
Our highly qualified instructors 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.
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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.
Yes, you can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will refund the program price after deducting an administration fee. To learn more, please read our Refund Policy.
All programs are offered on a non-credit basis and are not transferable to a degree.
Business Analysis is a combination of gaining insight from data using specific techniques, performing tasks to identify the needs of a business, and accordingly provide solutions that produce value for the stakeholders.
Business Analysis is used by analysts, the agents of change. 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!
All kinds of organizations, across sectors and industries, are turning to business analysis to dig in deeper insights and make informed decisions.
SWOT analysis, MOST analysis, and PESTLE analysis are some of the most popular business analysis techniques. All these with over 20+ skills and tools will be covered in this PG business analysis program.
Tableau and PowerBI are the most popular business analysis tools organizations use today. In this PGP business analysis program you get to learn all about Tableau and PowerBI, also JIRA, Excel, FogBugz, Planbox, Rally, and a dozen more business analysis tools.
This comprehensive course covers both basic and advanced concepts of business analysis, its tools and techniques, statistics fundamentals, interaction with databases using SQL, and data visualization, designing dashboards, and more.
You can apply to become a business analyst, a data analyst, or an IT analyst after pursuing this PGP 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.
You will have to dedicate 6 months (at 5-10 hours/week) to complete this PGP in business analysis comprehensively!
The following top online business analysis courses are covered in this program:
To add on to that, you will also get masterclasses directly from the Purdue University faculty when you enroll for this PGP in Business Analysis.
The benefits of taking this Business Analysis course include:
The top business analysis courses included in this PG program are:
This business analysis certification course comprises the following key modules:
Furthermore, the course comprises of the electives given below and masterclasses from Purdue and IBM :
Yes, while taking this business analysis training course, you need to learn these modules in the order mentioned in the syllabus.
After completing a formal business analysis training, a business analysis expert will be required to perform the following roles and responsibilities in an organization:
Before taking this business analysis certification course, you need to take care of the following prerequisites:
As per PayScale.com, a business analysis expert with a relevant business analysis certification earns an average of $85,006 in a year.
Yes, business analysis is one of the most appealing career options and offers exceptionally competitive salaries. According to BLS, a business analyst on average earns $94,000 in a year. Furthermore, BLS projects that the demand for a few business analysis fields is likely to increase exponentially. For instance, the demand for Management Analysts is expected to surge by 11%, leading to nearly 93,000 jobs, while the demand for Market Research Analysts is projected to grow by 18% leading to 130,000 new jobs.
Although business analysts work closely with IT professionals and IT processes, they need not get involved in coding. Opting for a comprehensive business analysis course that meets all the learning objectives is sufficient for business analysts to advance in their careers.