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Business Analysis Certificate


As the key liaison between business and technology departments, the business analyst is responsible for gathering and documenting business requirements, translating them into system specifications and delivering business results. Learn to play a critical role in assuring that your organization's significant project investments deliver meaningful and lasting business results.

Earn the Business Analysis Certificate by completing seven classes including a minimum of any five Core courses. (Most classes run for two days; any one-day class counts as a .5 class.) 

You may also take any classes independently of the certificate.

Plus, you will receive a $350 discount on your last class of the BA Certificate!



Calendar of Classes
Calendar of Classes
  Download the BA Course Guide
Business Analysis Course Guide
The Business Analyst Essentials course is required for the BA Certificate. It is also recommended as a prerequisite for several of the Core courses.

Most Face-to-face classes are two days, except where noted.

  Core Courses  

Analyzing and Validating Business Requirements

Mon.-Tue., Oct. 12-13

Tue.-Wed., Mar. 22-23, 2016

Big Data and Critical Business Decisions: An Introduction

Thu.-Fri., Mar. 17-18, 2016

Business Analyst Essentials

Mon.-Tue., Aug. 17-18

Mon.-Tue., Jan. 25-26, 2016

Mon.-Tue., Apr. 25-26, 2016

Critical Thinking: Business Analysis and Decision-Making Strategies

Mon.-Tue., Nov. 2-3

Thu.-Fri., May 12-13, 2016

Defining and Managing Business Requirements

Thu.-Fri., Nov. 18-19

Mon.-Tue., Apr. 11-12, 2016

Eliciting High-Quality Requirements through Group Facilitation New Class

Tue.-Wed., Oct. 27-28

Thu.-Fri., Apr. 7-8, 2016

Modeling, Analyzing and Redesigning Business Processes

Thu.-Fri., Oct. 22-23

Tue.-Wed., Mar. 15-16, 2016

Proactive Testing - Risk-Based Test Planning, Design and Automation

Mon.-Tue., Nov. 16-17

Wed.-Thu., Apr. 13-14, 2016

Using Strategic Analysis to Build BA-IT Partnerships

Tue.-Wed., Oct. 20-21


Building and Improving Project Team Functionality

Tue.-Wed., Sept. 29-30

Thu.-Fri., Mar. 3-4, 2016

Effective Interpersonal Communication Skills

Wed.-Thu., Dec. 9-10

Wed.-Thu., June 8-9, 2016

From Data Discovery to Data Wisdom: A Hands-on Analytics Class New Class

Thu.-Fri., Sep. 17-18

Tue.-Wed., May 17-18, 2016

Influence Without Authority

Tue., Sept. 15

Thu., Apr. 21, 2016

Project Management Foundations Available Face-To-Face   Available Online

Mon.-Tue., Aug. 24-25

Sept. 8-Oct. 16

Thu.-Fri., Oct. 1-2

Feb. 8-Mar. 18, 2016

Wed.-Thu., Feb. 10-11, 2016

Thu.-Fri., Apr. 28-29, 2016

Thu.-Fri., June 16-17, 2016

Return on Investment: Determining and Communicating the Project Value

Fri., Nov. 20

  Business Analysis Course Guide
  Calendar of BA Certificate Classes
For more information, contact:
Maribeth Sacho, Program Associate,, 414-227-3337
Anne O'Meara, Program Director,, 414-227-3311


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