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Introducing our new Business Analysis Learning Path

Technical innovations enable organisations to gain new business insights through data collection and analysis, which is why the role of Business Analyst is a great career option for you, if you’ve just graduated, or are looking to develop new skills to change career!

It is also a core area that’ll help you drive business success and support organisations with:

  • Strategic planning
  • Understanding and recommending change
  • Developing solutions that deliver value for stakeholders
  • Improving processes and organisational change
  • And more…

What will you learn on our Business Analyst Learning Path?

This learning path is structured in six steps, and then there are seven electives – here’s an outline of each step:

Step 1 – Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®): this step covers the core concept model of business analysis and the six knowledge areas of the BABOK® Guide Version 3, and will prepare you for the IIBA-CBAP exam. It’ll also teach you business analysis skills, including advanced documentation, effective planning, and the design of business solutions. On completion of this step, you’ll have knowledge of:

  • Business analysis planning and monitoring
  • Strategy analysis
  • Requirements analysis and design definition
  • And more…

Step 2 – Tableau Training: in this step, learners will be taught how to build visualisations, organise data, and design charts and dashboards. concepts of Data Visualization, different combo charts, and stories, working with filters, parameters, and sets, and building interactive dashboards. By the end of this step, you’ll be able to:

  • Become an expert on visualisation techniques such as heat map, treemap, waterfall, Pareto
  • Understand metadata and its usage
  • Master arithmetic, logical, table, and LOD calculations
  • And more…

Step 3 – Data Analysis and Visualization with Python: this step has been developed in collaboration with IBM and will help learners to perform statistical analyses and create meaningful data visualizations using Python. Learners will also be taught how to prepare data for analysis, perform simple statistical analyses, create meaningful data visualizations and predict future trends from data. At the end of this step you’ll be able to:

  • Learn data analysis with Python
  • Summarise data and build machine learning models using scikit-learn
  • Build data pipelines
  • And more…

Step 4 – Mathematical Optimization for Business Problems: this step has also been developed in collaboration with IBM and will enable learners to construct optimisation models to solve business problems. This step will also teach you different aspects of mathematical programming to construct optimisation models using IBM Decision Optimization technology. When you have completed this step, you’ll be able to:

  • Learn how to model and solve optimization model
  • Learn basics of optimization model like data, decision variables, objective functions, and constraints
  • And more…

Step 5 – Business Analyst Capstone: this is a hands-on step that will help you enhance the Business Analysis skills that you’ve learnt in other steps into one portfolio worthy capstone. Learners will have the opportunity to choose from three industries to work on in their Capstone project: Online Pantry, E-Fixed Deposits or Restaurant Management System. Learners will also be provided with high-touch mentoring sessions with expert industry trainers for eight hours over a span of four weeks.

Step 6 – Harvard Business Publishing Case Studies for Business Analysis: these case studies will enable learners to analyse business situations and different aspects of managerial decision-making to help you solve business problems., using real-world case studies that have been authored by Harvard Business School professors and other top business school educators.

After all steps have been completed in line with the required criteria, learners will receive a ‘Certificate of Achievement’ from Simplilearn and a certificate from IBM. As part of the learning path, learners will also have access to these electives:

  • Business Analyst Industry Master Class - IBM
  • Business Analysis Industry Masterclass - EY
  • CCBA®
  • Agile Scrum Master
  • SQL Training
  • Data Science with R
  • Business Analytics with Excel
  • Statistics Essential for Data Science

How is the learning path delivered?

This Business Analyst Learning Path is delivered digitally using:

  • Online self-learning: consisting of videos and quizzes
  • Live interactive classes: via live virtual classrooms and live interaction and monitoring
  • Hands-on experience: through final assessment, project work and virtual labs

Why should for individual employees and/or teams book this learning path?

Training in this learning path will enable learners to:

  • Learn a broad range of business analysis skills and other concepts and methodologies
  • Advance your career prospects or start your career in Business Analysis
  • Support data driven, strategic decision making
  • And more…

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