Overview

Go to that next job interview with the knowledge and skills to analyze a company’s computer system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations to find ways to improve their IT systems overall.

In this program, students will learn about the role and required skills of the business analyst as it relates to the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Completion of this certificate will help graduates understand the role of the business analyst during the SDLC, how to develop use cases into detailed business requirements, and how to implement different testing techniques that accompany the SDLC to verify a successful client project installation.

How to Enroll

To pursue this certificate, please click on the courses below to see availability. You can register for courses online, and you do not have to apply to the college!

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Questions?
Call 803.732.0432 to talk to us about this program, or email cce@midlandstech.edu

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Sample Program Plan and Costs

Prerequisites: You should have at the minimum an associate’s degree or two years of experience in a particular field to enter this program.

To earn this certificate, you must successfully complete the courses within a two-year period.

Additional testing required for certifications. You will be eligible to take the IIBA Entry-Level Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA) exam after successful program completion.

CEUs Class Hours Course Title Cost
3.00 30

Business Analysis: The Analyst's Role During the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

An in-depth look into business analysis, the role of business analysts, and their relationships with all of the major stakeholders in the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Learn the important aspects of being a successful analyst including effective listening, logical and critical thinking, and problem-solving. Course objectives aligned with the IIBA objectives.

Online

ID: CEBAA-500

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$1,899.00
3.00 30

Business Analysis: Use Cases to Functional Requirements

Learn how to take client project overviews and outlines to create effective use cases. Develop use cases into detailed business requirements, both functional and non-functional. Learn Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) scope and how to maintain scope throughout the project. Produce effective documentation and communication lines for all stakeholders. Prerequisites: Business Analysis: The Analysts Role during the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Course objectives aligned with the IIBA objectives.

Classroom

ID: CEBAA-501

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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.
$1,899.00
3.00 30

Business Analysis: In-Depth Software Testing

Learn the different testing techniques that accompany the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) to verify a successful client project installation. Create effective documentation for test plans, cases, and matrices from software business requirements. Test different versions of a client website and document each phase using class templates. Prerequisites: Business Analysis: The Analyst's Role during the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Business Analysis: Use Cases to Functional Requirements. Course objectives aligned with the IIBA objectives.

Classroom

ID: CEBAA-502

View Available Courses
No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.
$1,899.00
 
Estimated Cost
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$5,697.00
Not including fees and equipment

Careers

Business Analyst

Business analysts are responsible for analyzing a company's computer system, workflow, and finding ways to improve their overall IT systems in a cost-effective way. They also interact regularly with business stakeholders and experts to better understand the needs of the company. Business analysts are employed in public and private organizations, both large and small.

According to EMSI data as of 2018

Where Can I Work?

  • Software Companies
  • Insurance Companies
  • Hospitals

What’s next after I complete this program?

Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA)

The Entry Certificate in Business Analysts (ECBA) certification recognizes individuals ready to develop their business analysis skills, knowledge and behaviors as practicing business analysis professionals. Graduates have the opportunity to earn $35 an hour as a business analyst after completing this three- to six-week program and earning the Entry Certificate in Business Analysis ( ECBA), an IIBA certification.

Process or Enterprise Analyst

Advance or specialize in your career to become a process analyst or enterprise analyst.