Business Analysis Certificate

Business analysis is about building outstanding products that delight and satisfy customers and stakeholders. People in this pivotal role cultivate skills across a wide range of domains, holding such titles as business analyst, product owner, solution architect, systems analyst, process manager, business consultant, product manager or project manager.

As an analyst, you must first gain a deep understanding of end-user goals and challenges. Next, you need to have the imagination to create innovative solutions to support those goals. Finally, you must successfully communicate with diverse stakeholders – from engineers and managers to end users and the public.

The structure of this flexible certificate allows you to focus on specific skill sets through the selection of elective courses. These areas include communication, data handling, process improvement and software development.

Learning Outcomes

  • Define the key roles of a business analyst
  • Examine traditional, agile and other product development methodologies
  • Develop technical skills for eliciting true business needs and product/system requirements
  • Analyze methods of modeling and designing optimal business processes
  • Apply best practices for writing business requirements that lead to successful projects


To get started, enroll in your first course. Business Analysis Boot Camp is recommended.

Earn the certificate by completing both core courses and a minimum of 5.6 CEUs from the list of electives. The number of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available for each course by clicking on the hyperlinked course name.

For information on the course format, view the session information on the selected course page.

CORE COURSESSpringSummerFallPrice
Business Analysis Boot Camp

10/31-11/1/2024 In-person

Modeling, Analyzing and Redesigning Business Processes

6/5-6/6/2024 Live Online

11/7-11/8/2024 Live Online

Agile Project Management

6/20-6/28/2024 Live Online

9/18-9/26/2024 Live Online

Building and Improving Project Team Functionality

12/4-12/5/2024 In-person

Critical Thinking: Business Analysis and Decision-Making Strategies

10/28-11/5/2024 Live Online

Data Foundations

9/23-10/20/2024 Online

Effective Interpersonal Communication Skills

6/12-6/14/2024 Live Online

11/13-11/21/2024 Live Online

From Technical Expert to Strategic Leader

10/15-10/24/2024 Live Online

Influence Without Authority: Manage People and Projects Up, Down and Virtually

10/1/2024 Live Online

Leveraging Your Emotional Intelligence in the Modern Workplace

10/16-10/17/2024 In-person

Microsoft Excel for Analytics

12/5-12/6/2024 In-person

Microsoft Excel Level I

9/10/2024 In-person

Microsoft Excel Level II

10/8/2024 In-person

Microsoft Excel Level III

10/29/2024 In-person

Power BI – Introduction

10/21-10/28/2024 Live Online

Power BI – Modeling Data

11/11-11/20/2024 Live Online

Project Management Foundations

8/21-8/29/2024 Live Online

10/14-10/22/2024 Live Online

12/5-12/13/2024 Live Online

SQL – Intermediate/Advanced Concepts$750
SQL – Introduction

11/14-11/15/2024 In-person

The Art of Mastering Presentations$395
Using Data for Business Strategy and Decisions$895

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