Since COVID commenced, mid-February 2020, there seems to be a sharp increase in the amount of organizations offering Business Analyses courses, covering topics such as requirements engineering, data models, process diagrams and design wireframes. Among the training schools that were offering those courses before, it is now common to find universities and TAFE offering their own tailored business analysis courses.
The different schools, offering private labeled courses, do not provide the students with the all so important credible certifications. Especially for candidates who are new to the domain or career changers. A candidate’s knowledge will not be questioned when holding a recognized vendor’s certifications such as Axelos or BCS. Certifications help to show knowledge and understanding of the domain, but moreover, they are living proof of the candidate’s commitment to his career and professional development. It is to the extent that organizations incentivize their best employees by sponsoring their study.
The list below includes available courses to date, July 2020, in the field of Business Analysis, including professionally certified and privately certified.
RMIT Business Analytics
The course designed to offer data analysis and visualizations, SQL and Python practical skills.
Tableau Data Analytics
The course provides foundational data and statistical analysis skills.
BCS Business Analysis Foundation
The Business Analyst Foundation Level certificate was designed for individuals who are interested to understand business analysis, improve business process and support change.
It is the very first step in one’s business analysis career path.
IREB Certified Professional for Requirements Engineering (CPRE)
The CPRE certification is designed for Business Analysts to expand the professional knowledge and provide the fundamentals of requirements engineering and its methodology and techniques.
IIBA Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA)
The ECBA certification is designed for the entry-level business analyst and covers the foundational knowledge based on the BABOK guide.
IQBBA Certified Foundation Level Business Analyst (CFLBA)
The CFLBA certification is designed for entry-level Business Analysts. The content of the course comprises a focus on the common rules and standards used in the industry. Areas such as Strategy definition, business process, requirement engineering, solution evaluation and optimization are discussed in depth.
PMI-Professional in Business Analysis (PBA) Certification
The PMI-PBA certification is designed to help Business Analysts to understand how to shape project outputs, drive intended business outcomes and define requirements.
ITIL stands for Information Technology Infrastructure Library, and is a framework of IT Service Management helping organizations to offer services in a more cost-effective and quality-driven approach.
ITIL knowledge is passed in the shape of certifications under the parenting AXELOS organization, offering different qualification as