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.

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?

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.

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.

From IT Recruiter To Business Analyst

I have done MBA with Business & Finance major.

I am looking forward to the “Business Analyst” position. I have diverse experiences like Sales Engineering, IT Recruiter etc.

I have read all the articles about Business Analyst and finding best fit for me.

Any one can please suggest what steps will be taking me into targeted job profile?

Thanks in advance

How to Become a Junior Business Analyst in Test Cases

I have 2.5 years of exp in banking and wanna be a business analyst.

Are there openings for Junior business analyst, as i never found one.

i want to gain entry in such fields, Any ad that i have come across needs a min of 4 yrs exp for BAs preparing teast cases

.i want to gain knowledge to prepare test cases and become BA Can anyone suggest me wt i shd do..thanks

How to become an IT business analyst with training in Redmond or Seattle?


I’ve 4.5 yrs of work experience in IT, after working as Systems Engineer, SQL DBA and little programming skills for all these years i would like to start my new career with Business Analyst. Can you guys let me know what all i need to do to achieve this ?

Like – Are there any courses available in and around Seattle (i live in Redmond) ? what’s the process for certifications.

Regarding the courses or certifications i would like to do is .. after completing the course or/and certification, i should get a job as BA, that’s my goal. Any information would be really helpful. Thanks

How I can Become An Insurance Business Analyst?

I am of 39 years old and presently working as Asst. Admn.Officer in LIC of India. I have put up 17 years service with my employer. I am a B.Sc graduate with Fellowship qualification in Life insurance from Insurance Institute of India,Mumbai.

I am working for LIC of INDIA in various capacities since last 17years and I am having versatile experience in all the functional areas of Branch as well as Divisional office environments.

Presently I am heading underwriting department

What’s the Best IT Certification for IT Business Analysts / Consultants?

Hey, I am trying to get a job as an IT Business Analyst or IT Consultant …..

I have no experience in this but several years experience in helpdesk support and a Masters degree in Business Information Technology in 2006.

I know in todays climate degrees are not enuff, but not sure which of the many certificates out there to get to achieve my goal.

Dont want anything too technical or programming like CCNA or Java , I am thinking more along the lines of SAP, ITIL, etc and guess i need some SQL.