Business Analysis Certificate

At a Glance

Credits: 60 contact hours, 6.0 CEUs
Required courses: 5
Elective courses: 1
Discounts: Register for all courses in the certificate at once and receive 10% off for a total of $3,816 - 3,861 (call the Information Center at 612-624-4000 for this option). See FAQ for additional discounts.
Schedule: Day courses
Customized training: Courses can be tailored to meet your needs and brought onsite to your location. Visit customized training or call 612-625-4207 for more information.

As the main liaison between business and IT departments, the business analyst is responsible for gathering and documenting business requirements and translating them into functional design specifications that can be executed by IT development teams. This certificate helps you develop the competencies that will ensure your success in this role.

  • Identify business needs, and the costs and benefits of addressing them technically
  • Develop and manage comprehensive solution-based requirements
  • Formulate business specifications to develop and implement technical solutions
  • Bridge the gap between business and IT with common project definitions and requirements
  • Use data modeling techniques to analyze and improve business processes

Required Business Analysis Certificate Courses

Register for an upcoming business analysis course by clicking on the course from the list below. Courses are listed in recommended sequence.

Required Courses (54 contact hours)  Cost
Introduction to Business Analysis (6 hours) $445
Business Solution Scoping and Eliciting Requirements (12 hours)  $850
Business Requirements Analysis (12 hours) $850
Supporting Requirements - Documenting, Managing Requirements, and Validating the Solution (12 hours) $850
Stakeholder Management, Business Analysis Planning, and Estimating (12 hours) $850

Elective Business Analysis Certificate Courses

Register for an elective business analysis course by clicking on the course from the list below. To complete this certificate program you will take one 6-hour course.

Elective Courses (6 contact hours)  Cost
Introduction to Agile (6 hours) $445
Business Acumen (6 hours) $395
Technical Writing (6 hours) $395

Not interested in a certificate? Courses can be taken individually as well. Additional topics include business analysis, communication and personal development, human resource management, and leadership and management. Visit the professional development webpage to view all courses.