Certificate Programme in Business Analysis

Open the door to a career as a professional Business Analyst. This world class part time program will help you master the tools and techniques of the modern analyst.

Course Overview

Business Analysts are primarily responsible for identifying the
requirements of business stakeholders, and converting these
requirements into specifications that will define the nature of a new
business solution that will create business change. It is common that the proposed solution comprises an IT component, and the
specifications will serve as a guide and instruct technical role players in the construction of IT-based business solutions. The modern business analyst performs a vital liaison role between business and solution providers. This role can be performed at different levels and with varying degrees of complexity and competence.

Junior, or entry-level business analysts typically write specifications
for less complex solutions, with few stakeholders, and limited scope
and business impact. Senior business analysts, on the other hand,
perform a much more influential role in the enterprise, and are
empowered to identify and specify requirements for wide-ranging,
complex business solutions that have strategic impact in the
organisation. Such solutions may impact all aspects of the
enterprise architecture, including business processes, information
and data infrastructure, organisational roles and structure, business
rules, as well as technology and applications landscapes.

The Certificate programme is aligned to the BABOK and covers most of the critical skills, techniques and competencies required by the professional Business Analyst. The course is suitable for both the entry-level business analyst, who needs to develop a good
foundation and competence in the essential skills and techniques of
business analysis, as well as the practicing business analyst, who is
seekingabroader perspective and balanced view of their role.

This course does not require a delegate to actually be working as a Business Analyst while attending the course, and there is no
requirement for delegates to complete workplace assignments
based on actual BA work.

Successful delegates will:

  • Have a good understanding of the role of the modern
    business analyst
  • Be able to apply many of the competencies, tools and
    techniques covered in the BABOK®, including Enterprise
    Analysis, Requirements Planning and Communication,
    Requirements Elicitation, Analysis and Specification
  • Be able to elicit and document functional, informational
    and non-functional requirements
  • Understand and be able to producecommonBA artefacts,
    including business cases, user requirements documents
    and functional specifications
  • Have good requirements modelling skills, including being
    able to model processes, data, reports and interfaces
  • Be eligible to enter into the Applied Programme in Business
  • Contact Details

    Contact Person: 

    Lea-Anne or Elector
    Course Details

    Course Delivery Method: 

    Presented Courses

    Course Duration: 

    5 months part-time