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Business Analysis Certificate

Projected outlook for some certified Business Analysis experts:

876,300Number of Jobs, 2018

$83,610Median Pay per year, 2018

14%Job Growth, 2018-2028 (FYI - 5% is average)

*U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook – Management Analysis

Earn your business analysis certificate in 10 months. It is in demand by business, software, product, QA, systems, computer, IT and programming professionals and others in process improvement and management roles.

You Will:

  • Learn from expert business analysts.
  • Validate business requirements and implement/evaluate change.
  • Take highly practical courses that apply to a number of fields.
  • Develop a portfolio demonstrating your business-analysis skills.
  • Exit the program ready to earn your Certificate of Capability in Business Analysis (CCBA) or become a Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP).

Ideal for:

  • Business-analysis professionals.
  • Project managers.
  • Managers/trainers of business analysis
  • Consultants/subject-matter experts.
  • Executive administrative staff seeking career advancement.
  • Individuals seeking a career change.
  • System analysts.
  • IT professionals.
  • Business management program graduates.
  • Management analysts.
  • Operations analysts.

Program Stats:

  • No prerequisites (three years of prior business experience or bachelor’s degree recommended)
  • Six required courses (93 hours of lecture and discussion)
  • 9.3 continuing education units (CEUs)
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Winter / Spring 2020
Fall
2020
Winter / Spring 2021

- Understand the process needed for identifying business problems
- Identify the set of tasks, knowledge and techniques required to become a business analyst
- Acquire the basic skills for performing business analysis projects
- Understand the role of business analyst as member of the team(s)
- Communicate requirements necessary for problem solving
- Work as a liaison among stakeholders to validate requirements and implement change
- Recommend solutions that enable organizations to achieve their goals

- Business analysis professionals
- Project managers
- Managers/Trainers of business analysis and related topics
- Consultants and business subject matter experts
- Employees with high potential
- Executive administrative staff seeking career advancement
- Individuals seeking a career change
- Systems analysts
- IT professionals
- Graduates from business management programs

Although there are no prerequisite for this program, it is recommended that students have three years of prior business experience and/or a Bachelor's degree

Fred Diluzio
Program Manager, Hoag Memorial Hospital
Alicia Fan
Program Developer, University Extended Education, California State University, Fullerton
Sharon Flemings
Principal, Insightful Solutions, Inc
Harold M Fraser
Lecturer, Department of Management, College of Business & Economics, California State University, Fullerton
Jerry Hartanto
Director, Strategic Development & Execution, Ingram Micro
Paul Henry
Senior Business Analyst, Southern California Edison
Pawel Kaleczynski
Professor, Department of Information Systems and Decision Sciences, Mihaylo College of Business and Economics California State University, Fullerton
Kari A Knutson Miller
AVP, International Programs; Dean, University Extended Education California State University, Fullerton
Melem Sharpe
Manager, International Instructional Management & Development, California State University, Fullerton
Mike Vincent
CEO, MVA Software
Shelly Wang
Manager, Program Development, University Extended Education, California State University, Fullerton

Program Details

Location: Fullerton
Length: 10 months
Cost: $2,675*
Next Start: Fall 2020

*Cost is approximate and subject to change


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