What are the Qualifications for Becoming an IT Business Analyst


I would like to seek some advice on what skills / qualifications (programming/database knowledge etc) should I have to be able to apply and get hired as an IT Business Analyst.

Take note that I already graduated college with a BS in Computer Science degree.

Please be specific in giving me advice,

Thank you in advance

What are the Qualifications for Becoming an IT Business Analyst

Information Technology (IT) Business Analysts play an important role by being responsible for their organizations technological development and direction i.e. they improve production, cost-effectiveness and workflow through their company’s business information and technical systems.

How to change careers from software engineer to business analyst?

hi, I completed my engineering in electrical and electronics last year and then i joined a telecom company as a tester.

Only then did I realize that I was not interested in this field. I have heard about Business Analysts and it sounds interesting.

I would like to know what I should do to become a business analyst and a little more info on this field. Please advice.

Can a Software Engineer become a Business Analyst?

Why ever not? A Software Engineer can become a Business Analyst for the following reasons:

What to do to become a business analyst?

I am a student. I want to know what I have to do to become a business analyst.

Which degrees should I take and how much years it will take.

What to do to become a business analyst?

Planning a path to the career of your choice or changing careers successfully, requires careful thought and strategy.

The great thing about business analysis is the ease with which you may begin a career in it by gaining business analysis skills through training and real-world business analysis skills.

Is it a good idea to enroll in a business analyst certificate program?

Is it a good idea to enroll in a business analyst certificate program?

I will be graduating this upcoming semester with a BA in Psychology.

I don’t want to pursue a career in Psychology right away.

I was thinking of enrolling in a business analyst certificate program.

Is it a good idea to pursue this particular field?

Do I need a business analyst certification to become a business analyst?

The business analyst industry is a unique one that does not immediately demand certification to get a job, unlike other professions such as law, accounting or medicine.

What college major do I take to become an business analyst?

Trying to figuer out my career goal, and I know I want to have it under a business major. So I was thinking what are the things to become an business analyst? -if there is such a thing-

Do I need a college degree to become a business analyst and what should I major in?

Many business analyst job advertisements do not actually require college degrees. Recruiters for business analyst positions look for applicants with skills and technologies such as but not limited to:

1. Business acumen

2. Facilitation skills

3. Strong organizational skills

Is it too late to change career as Business analyst?

Is it too late to change career as Business analyst ,as i am 39yrs old now .
I have 4 yr Degree but in civil engineering,but now am wrkng as risk analyst in a call center.so now i am planning to do certification course in Business Analyst ,so as i am 39yrs old will i get a job once i finish the course.

When is it too late to become a business analyst?

It is never too late to become a business analyst or whatever it is you want to be in life.
There are many skilled business analysts who are happy, fulfilled and thriving in their business analyst careers which they started late in life. The following are reasons why you can pursue a business analyst career at any age:

How do you build up on domain skills required for a business analyst?

Im looking for a career change and want to be a business analyst.

I have 3 years technical exp. On going through requirements of a bus analyst, I belierve I have all other skills like knowledge of tools, documentation skills, good language and communication skills, experience in liasoning wiht clients etc..

But one area where I lack is th edomain knowledge… how do I build up on it?

I am not very choosy about the domain im looking for…. could be anything, but I need a clear path as to how I can build my domain skills [my current proj is purely tech and offers no scope to gather domain knowledge].

What do I need to do to become a business analyst?

I really want to become a business analyst, but I don’t have the experience.

I recently got my BA in Finance and will get my MBA next May.

Due to the economic slow down, I can’t get any jobs in the area, I can’t even find a place to work for FREE to get experience.

I was thinking about getting a SAS certification and MCAS certification.

Any advice on what I can do to beef up my resume so I can snag my dream job?

How to become a business analyst?

Hello all,

I’m currently in my first year of college and I hope to one day become a business analyst.

My current plan is to major in accounting and am hoping on an internship as a BA to gain some experienceing and possibly land a job.

Is this a good plan or is there more I should do? Thanks!

How To Become A Business Analyst

If you have been searching for work as a business analyst and are getting nowhere, you might need to update your business analysis skills, hands-on experience, cover letter, resume or interviewing skills.

What steps should I take to become a business analyst?

I have a degree in business administration option in information systems (just Graduated) and have minimal experience with PL/SQL, relation data base.

What is the initial path I should take and things I should learn in order to develop my Business Analyst (BA) skills
I am also interested in the salary range for this type of position

How To Become A Business Analyst With A Psychology Degree?

I just graduated in December 2006 from the University of Kentucky. My degree is in Psychology, but I have a passion for financial analysis and business developement. I was involved with a wonderful small business throughout college in which I was able to manage all of the financial/customer/business data and use it to help grow the company (a lot.)

However, now that I am out of college and want to move into a sustainable career (i.e. support my family with pay and benefits,) I am finding it difficult to pursue my passion. My wife and I want to move to the Central Florida area (where we were engaged, honeymooned, etc.) I have applied for dozens of analyst jobs down there, but, as of yet, no bite. How does one “break into” this field?

What does a business analyst do?

I am majoring in business intelligence and I am looking for an internship in a relevant field.

I have a job right now working with a CRM doing strategic analysis and forecasting for a non-profit organization.

I have heard this is similar to what a business analyst does. Could I get this job with my background (MAJOR: Business Intelligence, MINOR: Computer Science),

Are these jobs in demand? What do they pay? HOW can I break into this field?

Thank you.

Looking For Business Analyst Training In Hamilton / Mississauga

I live in the St. Catharines ON area and I am getting ready to start my second career training shortly in the Information Technology field and would like to know the best locations for my IT Business Analyst or IT Quality Assurance Tester training I should look into and if anyone could provide me with any further information, program lengths, tuition or first-hand experiences encountered.

How do I transition from coding to business analysis?

I am really burnt out on coding – is it possible to make just as much money as a business analyst?

I am thinking about going from development to analysis (like business or systems analysis).

Can you make the same money? Less? More? I would love to hear from someone who is actually in one of these positions now, or knows someone who is.
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Transitioning From Technical Writer To Business Analyst

I have 7 yrs experience in Technical Communication and internal marketing skills. I am not a technical person.

I have technical background, done my Bachelors in Engineering and pursuing a course in Business Management. What are my option? and what steps do take to pursue a career in Business Analysis? Thanks for the help.

How can I get a job as a Business Analyst?

My college degree was in Business Administration.

Here are some of the classes that I took:
– Strategic Management & Business Policy
– Human Resources Management
– Consumer Behavior
– Financial Markets & Institutions
– Problems in Financial Management
– Analysis of the Financial Statement
– Introduction to Management Information Systems

Should I Be A Computer Programmer Or Business Analyst?

I have been working as a programmer and now ended up with an offer for business application analyst with some reporting responsibilities job.

I am confused whether to go ahead and take the job or wait for a programming job.

Is a career as business application analyst good?

Are there chances for advancement?

How to Avoid Recuiters for Contract Business Analyst Roles?

Been looking for a BA or Project Manager role for ages (feels like) in the Financial Services industry in London.

I have sent my CV to lots of agencies, but have got no interviews set up yet.

My rate expectations are very reasonable and I am experienced/qualified! I just don’t seem to be breaking through the agency barrier!

If I were to call companies directly, who would I ask for? HR or someone else?

From Telecommunications Technlology Development to Business Analyst

Hello Friends,

I am working in a telecommunications firm focusing completely on technology development.

Now-a-days I feel to change my career path to include strategy planning/ Business analyst positions. Can someone help me on how to achieve this?

Thanks much,

How To Start In A New Role As Business Analyst?

An expert SME has been supporting various applications, I now have to fill his role and conduct all the business analyst and related business support tasks.

Does anyone have any tips as to important questions to ask or where I can find any?

Besides finding out who he has been dealing with and getting him to give his knowledge to me (good luck) , explain system process.

I don’t have any structured approach at this point.

Additionally, I am concerned I won’t get much information from him and I could be left holding the bag in this role without any training or information….

How to Become a Business Process Analyst?

I am fresh graduate of Computer Science and want to become a Business Process Analyst.

What skills do I need and what experience I should look out to gain ?

Are there any classifications which can help me in this endeavor. I have a only fade idea of what a Business Process Analyst does i.e. of mapping business processes and analyzing which need improvement or how they can integrated into a software.

Is is this right? Advice from experienced people or those who are already or trying to be in the same field will be highly appreciated.

What does a business support analyst do?

Hi, I have an interview soon for this role so I thought it’d be good to do some research or ask people about this role…

What is the job like in your own personal opinion? What does a business support analyst do day to day (what do you do)?

How does the job fit into the the department?

What contributions does it make to the overall efforts of the company?

Thanks in advance.