CEPE's Business Analysis Certificate Program

Would you like to enact organizational change? Do you know what your stakeholders really want? 

About This Program
Business analysis is a research approach to identifying and defining business needs in order to find solutions, make performance improvements, and enact organizational change. CEPE’s Business Analysis Certificate program provides comprehensive training in these vital areas and helps participants develop skills that will equip them for careers as business analysts.

Aligned with the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK), each course in this certificate program teaches students to prioritize, validate, and communicate system requirements — techniques essential for thriving as an analyst in a data-driven business environment.

Who Should Attend
This certificate program is for professionals who are interested in business analyst training to help them embark on or advance their careers in business analysis.

What You’ll Learn
Upon completion of this program, students will have gained the knowledge to:

  • Understand key concepts of business analysis and identify suitable business opportunities for business analysis;
  • Effectively elicit, confirm, and maintain requirements throughout the analysis effort;
  • Prepare a business case to present justification for a project in terms of the value to be added to the business;
  • Evaluate solutions for overall value and recommend changes (including aspects of the organization) that could increase solution value;
  • Describe behaviors, characteristics, competencies, and personal qualities that support the practice of business analysis and identify the fundamental skills required for each area.

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Courses may be taken individually. If pursuing the certificate, all courses in the certificate program must be completed within three years. Although courses may be taken in any order, Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring is recommended as the first course, especially for those new to the field. A recommended sequence is below.

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  • In person at the Center for Executive and Professional Education
  • 2 times per year (Fall & Spring)
  • Five, 15-hour classes (2 days each course, 8:00am - 4:30pm). The program can be completed in as little as one term but must be completed within three years.
  • Full certificate cost: $2,995

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