What Do I Need to Know
About Business Analysis?

As you take a career on business analysis and a list of the key skills required to be successful as a business analyst.. The skills we will train you include:

  • Elicitation techniques used by business analysts and who gets involved in the elicitation process.
  • What analysis and specification techniques are most commonly used for determining scope, functional requirements, visual requirements, and data requirements.
  • The critical communication skills for business analysts and how these intersect with the most common BA responsibilities.
  • The software development methodologies business analysts need to be familiar with and how BA work is impacted by different methodologies.
  • The types of tools and technologies you might encounter as a business analyst.
  • The types of experiences typically available to professionals employed in a technical environment, including ways to get more customer or user exposure.
  • The types of experiences more typically open to those working on the business side and the types of projects you might want to get involved in.
  • Opportunities available to both technical and non-technical professionals and how to reframe your current tasks as business analyst tasks with simple techniques such as observations, active listening, and practicing your systems mindset.
  • How to put together realistic and valuable goals for professional networking, so this set of activities helps you move your career forward in a concrete way.
  • How to pay it forward and what you have to offer seasoned business analysts even if you are not yet a business analyst yourself.
  • How to conduct an informational interview with a business analyst and a list of questions you may want to ask.
  • How to find the best networking events in your local area and what to do when you get there.
  • What authoritative, online resources you can use to further your professional development and meet other business analysts.
  • A strategy you can use to optimize your resume to highlight your business analyst experiences.
  • How to build a list of references appropriate to a BA job.
  • What work samples a hiring manager might look for and how to create them.
  • A list of job boards for finding business analyst jobs, keywords to use to find business analyst jobs, and a list of possible job titles under which you might find a business analyst role.
  • How to prepare for a BA job interview. You’ll learn the types of people you might interview with and what they’ll be looking for in a BA job candidate.

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