Business Analyst Certificate
Prepare to sit for the CBAP exam and become a certified Business Analyst Professional. Business analysts develop information technology solutions to meet 21st-century organizational strategic needs. The Business Analyst Certificate program at Northwestern University focuses on time-tested as well as cutting-edge best practices in a small-team and case study approach to best equip students for their changing roles.
Participants who complete the program will be able to:
- Gain exposure to key disciplines and skills needed to fulfill the role of a business analyst
- Utilize key tools that are common practices needed to support the analyst
- Choose activities that are critical to project success
- Facilitate the rigorous development of requirements
- Apply learning in real-world scenarios
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Our program is aligned with the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA™) and matches closely the requirements for the Certified Business Analyst Professional™ (CBAP™) certification. Certificate holders are well prepared to sit for the CBAP exam.
IIBA, the IIBA logo, Certified Business Analysis Professional, and CBAP are certification marks owned by the International Institute of Business Analysis.
To earn the Business Analyst certificate, students must complete four courses. The classes may be taken in any order, although we recommend "The Changing Role of the Business Analyst" first and "Developing Process-Centric Business Requirements through Process Models and Use Cases" last.
- The Changing Role of the Business Analyst
- Principles of Business Process Management
- Initiating Projects and Elicitation of Requirements
- Developing Process-Centric Business Requirements through Process Models and Use Cases
Professionals may enroll in courses independently of the certificate program.