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

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 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.

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