DePaul University

Business Analyst Certificate Program

Available dates

Apr 6—Jun 15, 2020
10 daysModules info
Chicago, Illinois, United States
USD 2195
USD 219 per day
Sep 14—Nov 16, 2020
10 daysModules info
Chicago, Illinois, United States
USD 2195
USD 219 per day

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About the course

Business analysts (BA) are now recognized as crucial within today's fast-paced organizations for implementing business and technology change. The role of a BA is also recognized through the IIBA's CBAP and CCBA Industry Certifications. Today's organizations are relying on BAs to analyze stakeholders' needs, assess required changes and then work with the business and IT to implement those changes as quickly as possible. BAs need to have the ability analyze the structures, policies and operations of an organization and then provide solutions to help the organization achieve its objectives. To do this, BAs need to understand the various methods and techniques to implement business change and deliver technology solutions. DePaul's Business Analyst Certificate Program prepares students for the IIBA's industry certification and provides them with a tool belt of approaches, methods and techniques necessary for a BA to deliver value throughout the business/IT lifecycles of change. The BA-centric roles taught within the program include: facilitator, requirements analyst, business process/workflow modeler, task/user interface designer and business entity modeler Additionally, you will be introduced to business and software changes methods for process transformation, process improvement, software migration, packaged-based implementation and project lifecycle patterns, including agile, incremental and waterfall. This ten-week program dives into the International Institute of Business Analysis™ (IIBA®) current and upcoming releases of A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide), supplemented with the practical use of methods and techniques supported by examples and other marketplace resources.

Benefits

In this program, you'll gain a thorough foundation in business analysis to use in your career while preparing you for the examinations to earn the Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) or Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA) designations.

Topics

  • Business analysis planning and monitoring
  • Elicitation
  • Requirements management and communication
  • Enterprise analysis
  • Requirements analysis
  • Solution assessment and validation

Who should attend

  • Business analysts
  • Business systems analysts
  • Business analyst managers
  • Business/IT liaisons
  • Product managers
  • Quality assurance analysts
  • Project managers
  • Business architects
  • Software architects
  • Program managers

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David Heidt

Significant hands-on experience and expertise in program management, process improvement and requirements engineering, driving product and technology enhancements; developing, maintaining product performance metrics; and rapidly delivering business and technology solutions in agile settings to de...

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