In this one-day course participants will be fully introduced to the Business Analyst Career Path (iiba.org, BABOK Guide, ECBA, CBAP Certification exam). Breakdown of sample BA job posting will be analyzed. Example resume layout and job portfolio will be discussed. The instructor will review commonly asked BA interview questions (including behavioral, situational and technical questions). Lastly, workforce preparation and readiness assessment will be conducted.
Corporate & private training available
Students get a custom workbook with step-by-step instructions.
Modern computer classroom with your choice of Mac or PC to work on.
Small In-Person Classes
Get personalized attention in small groups with an expert instructor in the classroom.
Refresh the course materials within six months for free as long as there's space in the class.
What You'll Learn
- What is the Business Analyst Career Path?
- Key Concepts in Business Analysis
- Interviewing Techniques
Full Course SyllabusDownload PDF Outline
BA Career Path
What is the Business Analyst Career Path?
Overview of IIBA
IIBA Business Analyst Career Role Definitions
BABOK Knowledge Areas
ECBA Quiz (Class Exercise #1: Class Quiz based upon ECBA Sample Questions)
ECBA Exam Preparation Guidelines
Resume Prepration Guide
Key Concepts in Business Analysis
Job Search Techniques and Practical Tips
Breakdown of Sample Job Posting
Resume Sample Layout
- Sample BA Objective Statements
- Sample BA Areas of Expertise/Skillset
- Sample BA Responsibilities List
- Sample BA Technical Proficiencies List
Cover Letter Key Elements and Samples
BA Soundbites for Recruiters
Post Interview Thank you Letter
Hands on help with resume preparation (Class Exercise #2)
Compilation of Job Portfolio Samples based upon documents used in training
Interview Prepration Guide
Field tested thorough and detailed interviewing techniques
Interactive Q&A based format
- Subject Matter related questions
- Situational Questions
- Behavioral Questions
- Commonly asked interview questions
- Questions to ask the interviewers
Handout: List of 50 common BA interview questions with suggested possible answers
Conducting research about the company
Workforce preparation and readiness assessment
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to bring a computer?
No. We provide a computer with the necessary software for each attendee. Choose a Mac or a PC during the checkout process.
Are discounts available for this course?
No. This course is not eligible for any discounts.
We offer discounts for packages of classes, including our Excel Bootcamp, SQL Bootcamp, Data Analytics, and PowerPoint Bootcamp.
We also provide discounts for ten or more classes purchased together. Please reach out for more information on our voucher programs.
Does this course come with a book?
Yes. This course includes a complimentary book or manual at no additional cost.
What if I need to retake this course? May I retake it for free?
Yes. You may retake this course for free once within six months, provided that the class is running with an available seat. For more information, visit our policies page.