Would you like to enact organizational change? Do you know what your stakeholders really want?
Business analysis is a research approach to identifying and defining business needs to find solutions, make performance improvements, and enact organizational change. This certificate program provides training in these areas and helps learners develop skills that equip them for a field that is expected to grow by 14% and add over 100,000+ BA jobs to the market by 2024. These skills may be especially useful in Oregon, where the business-services and high-tech industries are thriving.
Aligned with the IIBA Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK), each course in this program teaches students to prioritize, validate, and communicate system requirements—techniques essential for thriving as an analyst in a data-driven business environment.
5 Required Certificate Courses:
(Below is the recommended sequence; courses may be taken in any order)
- Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring
- Getting the Requirements Right
- Creating Strong Recommendations
- Assessing and Validating Solutions
- Strategic Business Analysis
Certificate Cost: $2645
In-person, downtown Portland classrooms
5 15-hour courses (Typically 2 full-day classes each, 8 am - 4:30 pm)
Offered 2 times a year (fall, winter/spring)
Can be completed in as little as 1 term
Must be completed within 3 years
Average weekly workload:
- 3-5 Group Activities per class
- Occasional Internet Research Assignment
Courses can be taken individually or can be applied to a certificate within a three-year limit. Courses completed outside of the three-year limit will need to be retaken to qualify for certificate completion.
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