• Next Cohort starts: Aug 8, 2020Limited no. of seats available
  • Program Duration: 6 monthsAt 5-10 hours/week
  • Live Online ClassroomLearning Format

Program Overview

This Post Graduate Program in Business Analysis will help you master business analysis techniques, Agile Scrum methodologies, SQL database, and visualization tools, including Excel, Power BI, and Tableau. You will learn about business analysis planning and monitoring, build interactive dashboards and understand the competencies of a Business Analyst.

KEY FEATURES

  • Purdue Post Graduate Program Certification
  • Purdue Alumni Association Membership
  • Masterclasses from Purdue faculty
  • Obtain 35 IIBA PDs/CDUs and 25 PMI PDUs
  • 170+ hours of Blended Learning
  • 11+ hands-on projects
  • Capstone project in 3 domains

Post Graduate Program Advantage

This Post Graduate Program in Business Analysis in partnership with Purdue University leverages Purdue’s academic excellence in business analysis with Simplilearn’s career-ready educational expertise, providing a comprehensive view.

Partnering with Purdue University

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. Purdue is committed to your success, changing the student experience with a focus on collaboration and the creative use of technology.

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Upon completion of this program, you will:
  • Receive a joint Purdue-Simplilearn certification
  • Become entitled to membership in the Purdue University Alumni Association
Purdue Certification

PROGRAM ENDORSED BY IIBA

IIBA is the world's leading professional association that develops and maintains standards for the practice of Business Analysis.

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  • Aligned with the standards of IIBA® BABOK V3
  • Obtain 35 IIBA CDUs
  • Prepares you to ace the ECBA, CCBA and CBAP exams
IIBA

Program Details

Jumpstart your career as a Business Analysis Professional with this comprehensive curriculum covering the concepts of business analysis tools and techniques, statistics fundamentals, interaction with databases using SQL, and data visualization using excel, Power BI, and Tableau.

LEARNING PATH

  • Get started with the Post Graduate Program in Business Analysis in partnership with Purdue University and explore everything about the program. Accelerate your Business Analysis career with the preparatory courses on statistics fundamentals and SQL database.

  • Simplilearn's Introduction to Business Analysis course provides an overview of the role of a business analyst and covers the latest tools and techniques. This course will help you understand how business analysis adds value to an organization, helping you monitor, forecast, and plan using data.

  • Master Business Analysis skills, including advanced documentation, effective planning, and the design of business solutions and gain knowledge of lifecycle management, planning and monitoring, requirement and strategy analysis and the agile perspective.

  • Learn the key concepts of agile as a project management approach, discover how to lead project management teams and develop and deliver high quality products.

  • Get your foundation strong with the basic concepts of business analysis and statistics to help promote data-driven decision making.

  • 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:
  • 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 course, you will explore to experiment, fix, prepare, and present data quickly and easily.

  • This Agile and Scrum certification course accredited by Exin helps you master professional knowledge of Agile methodologies and Scrum practice. The Scrum framework, a subset of Agile, allows collaborative teams to more efficiently deliver projects by dividing them into incremental portions.

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

TOOLS COVERED

Microsoft ExcelJIRA_NEWtableauPowerBIPostgreSQLASMASFFogBugzPlanBoxRally SoftwareTragetProcessVersionOne

Industry Project

  • Project 1

    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 2

    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 3

    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 4

    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.

Program Advisor

  • 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.

  • Tim Jerome

    Tim Jerome

    Project Management Expert and Evangelist

    Tim Jerome is an international project management expert with over 15 years of experience at companies like Intel and Digital Network Services. A former president of the PMI Rio Grande Chapter, Tim is also a PMP instructor with over 10 years of experience in addition to his extensive project management consulting experience.

  • 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.

Learner's 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 - 37%BFSI - 19%Consulting - 12%Software Product - 11%Manufacturing - 8%Others - 13%
    Companies
    BCG
    Deloitte
    Barclays
    JP Morgan Chase
    Mercedez
    Shell
    Oracle
    Microsoft
    LinkedIn
    Accenture
    Nasdaq
    Nestle

Learner Reviews

  • Olu Adeyinka MSc

    Olu Adeyinka MSc

    Senior Business System Analyst

    The faculty has excellent knowledge about the subject, and his ability to teach is very inspiring. The course content is comprehensive and updated.

  • Caleb Navarro

    Caleb Navarro

    The trainer was highly skilled and took the time to answer every single question, and explained how to think of the BA framework from the right perspective. The sessions were very interactive and focused on content and explained each knowledge area in detail.

  • Jitin Khurana

    Jitin Khurana

    Associate at JP Morgan

    Simplilearn is a fantastic platform to learn new technologies while being employed. The course content is excellent. After getting certified, I was able to change my job role and grab a 30% salary hike.

  • Harish Rao

    Harish Rao

    Tech Lead at Wells Fargo

    Congratulations on getting such a good trainer. During the entire session, I felt that he is really passionate about teaching. The course was good and the trainer was the best.

  • Jagadeshwari Srinivasan

    Jagadeshwari Srinivasan

    Senior Program Director @Ness Technologies

    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.

  • Neha Verma

    Neha Verma

    Business Analyst

    Kudos to Simplilearn for imparting an amazing training experience. There can’t be a better mentor. The trainer is very comfortable with analogies he uses to explain the topic and this makes it easy to understand & remember things.

  • Shijith Gopinath

    Shijith Gopinath

    Solutions Consultant at E2open

    Simplilearn was well equipped in guiding me with the right information required regarding the courses best suited for upscaling my career. I highly recommend Simplilearn to my friends.

  • Vijendra Acharya

    Vijendra Acharya

    The training was a great experience. I am happy to take the training from Simplilearn. The course material and support they provided were great. The videos were also very good. Overall it was a good experience.

  • Koumudi Oruganti

    Koumudi Oruganti

    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.

Industry Trends

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).
Linkedin ranks Business Analysis as one of the top 10 skills companies need most in 2020.
  • Business Analyst Industry Growth

    14% Growth in Jobs

    of Business Analysis profile by 2028

    2.72 million jobs

    estimated for Business Analysis roles by 2021
    Business Analyst Annual Salary
    $63KMin
    $85KAverage
    $114KMax
    Source: Glassdoor
    Business Analyst Hiring Companies
    Amazon
    Apple
    American Express
    Microsoft
    Airbnb
    Source: Indeed

Why Simplilearn

Simplilearn’s blended learning model brings classroom learning experience online with its world-class Learning Management System (LMS). It combines instructor-led training, self-paced learning, and personalized mentoring to provide an immersive learning experience.

  • Self-Paced Online Video

    A 360-degree learning approach that you can adapt to your learning style

  • Live Virtual Classroom

    Engage and learn more with these live and highly-interactive classes alongside your peers

  • 24/7 Teaching Assistance

    Keep engaged with integrated teaching assistance in your desktop and mobile learning

  • Online Practice Labs

    Projects provide you with sample work to show prospective employers

  • Applied Projects

    Real-world projects relevant to what you’re learning throughout the program

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.

Submit Application

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

Application Review

An admission panel will shortlist candidates based on their application

Admission

Selected candidates can begin the program within 1-2 weeks

ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES

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

A bachelor's degree with an average of 50% or higher marks

Prior work experience is not mandatory

Can be from programming or non-programming background

ADMISSION COUNSELORS

We have a team of dedicated admissions counselors who are available to guide you as you apply to the program. They are available to:

  • Address questions related to your application
  • Provide guidance regarding financial aid (if required)
  • Help answer questions and understand the program
Talk to our admissions counselors now!

Admission Fee & Financing

The admission fee for this program is $ 3,500. 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 the Post Graduate Program using the Affirm payment option starting at 0% interest rates and no hidden fees.

Affirm

Other Financing Options

We provide the following options for one-time payment

  • Credit Card
  • Paypal

$ 3,500

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PROGRAM BENEFITS

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

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Welcome Class for Purdue Business Analysis Program
  • Date: 8 Aug-8 Aug

    Time : 08:30 - 10:30 CDT

    Class Type:Weekend (Sat - Sun)

PG BA - CBAP® - Certified Business Analysis Professional
  • Date: 29 Aug-20 Sep

    Time : 08:30 - 12:30 CDT

    Class Type:Weekend (Sat - Sun)

PG BA - Agile Scrum Master
  • Date: 3 Oct-17 Oct

    Time : 08:30 - 13:00 CDT

    Class Type:Weekend (Sat - Sun)

PG BA - Business Analytics with Excel
  • Date: 31 Oct-14 Nov

    Time : 08:30 - 12:30 CDT

    Class Type:Weekend (Sat - Sun)

PG BA - Tableau Training
  • Date: 28 Nov-20 Dec

    Time : 07:30 - 11:30 CST

    Class Type:Weekend (Sat - Sun)

PG BA - Business Analyst Capstone
  • Date: 2 Jan-23 Jan

    Time : 07:30 - 09:30 CST

    Class Type:Weekend (Sat - Sun)

Got Questions regarding the Program dates?

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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 29.95.

  • What should I expect from the Purdue Post Graduate Program in Business Analysis?

    As a part of this Post Graduate Program, you will receive the following:

    • Purdue Post Graduate Program certification
    • Industry recognized certificate from Simplilearn
    • Purdue Alumni Association membership
    • Lifetime access to all core elearning content created by Simplilearn 
       

  • What certificate will I receive?

    Upon successful completion of this program, you will be awarded a Post Graduate Program in Business Analysis certification by Purdue University. You will also receive an industry-recognized certificate from Simplilearn for the courses on the learning path.

  • Will any preparation material be provided to help me get started?

    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.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    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.

  • Who are the instructors and how are they selected?

    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.

  • How do I earn the certificate for this Post Graduate Program in Business Analysis program?

    Upon completion of the following minimum requirements, you will be eligible to receive the Post Graduate certification that will testify to your skills as an expert in business analysis.

    Course Course completion certificate Criteria
    Statistics Essentials Required 85% of online self-paced completion
    SQL Training Required
    CBAP Required 1. 85% of online self-paced completion or attendance of one live virtual classroom,
    2. A score above 75% in the course-end assessment
    3. And successful evaluation in at least one project
    Agile Scrum Master Required
    Business Analytics with Excel Required
    Tableau Training Required
    Business Analyst Capstone Required Attendance of one live virtual classroom and successful completion of the capstone project

  • I am unable to access the online program. Who can help me?

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

  • 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.

  • If I want to cancel my enrollment, can I get a refund?

    No refund will be applicable once you make the partial/full payment.

  • * Disclaimer

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

  • Disclaimer
  • PMP, PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, ACP, PBA, RMP, SP, and OPM3 are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.