how do i acquire formal business analysis education or training?

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How do i acquire the formal business analysis education or training?

How much time I need to spend for such type of training? 

Kindly guide in this matter. thanks & Regards,

How To Acquire Formal Business Analysis Training or Education

Imagine allowing a surgeon to operate on your heart or your brain when he has not yet been exposed to hands-on experience or practice. That would be ludicrous!

He may have sat through lectures or read medical books, but from the patient’s perspective, until he receives that hands-on skill-base training; there is too much to risk.

do you have or know of any grant/loan for your business analyst training?

Although I have the professional experience with one semester shy of my MBA, My biggest challenge is the lack of formal training and certification. 

Currently unemployed. Do you have or know of any grant/loan to put me through your program?  

Business Analyst Certifications for fresh computer science engineering graduates

Business Analyst Certifications for fresh computer science engineering graduates

certified book smart, now what?
certified book smart, now what?
I completed my CS engineering degree. after that I gained an additional 6 month full time PGD course in a certain domain.

Now I have gained an experience of 1 year in total. Although my designation is Software developer.

I have mostly till now worked only on requirement phase only and not done coding at all.

I wish to become an analyst as I just can’t go for coding anymore.

How can I become a BA and how can I get a certification. Most of the certifications are based on min 2 yrs – 5yrs of experience.

Is a Banking Job Helpful for Starting A Business Analyst Job?

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I completed my M.C.A (Master of Computer Applications) in 2009 and I have a B.C.A (Bachelor of Computer Applications) from 2004.

Presently i am working in a Bank as an Assistant Manager since Oct, 2009 but I want to become a Business Analyst.

So kindly confirm if my experience is useful for a Business Analyst job or shall i do any certification courses in addition to the experience.

And suggest to me the best path to becoming a Business Analyst based on my academic information.

Thanks in advance.

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Nearly "two-thirds of all IT projects fail" because of poor requirements.

This is one of the reasons why stakeholders, customers and interested parties argue over or fail to come to a consensus on the requirements or scope of a project.

In one project, requirements were being constantly rewritten, tossed out or reincorporated depending on who was in charge of the meeting.

In addition, time and budget overruns plagued the project because the parties could not agree on what each requirement really meant.

Finally, the implementation staff started resigning or asking to be transferred to other projects.

What Key Skills Are Required For Business Analysts?

I am a java software developer with 2 years of work experience.

I have been working on Web site development. Now I am seriously thinking of switching over to Business Analysis field.

I have no idea what skills are required to be a Business Analyst.

I want to know if it is possible for me to make a transition within my own company or within the same domain?

Do I need to change my domain? I need your expert suggestions to make this change successful.

Can you help me?

What Does It Take to Become a Business Analyst?

I am aspiring to become an IT / Software business analyst.

What are the basic qualification needed to become a business analyst?

What It Takes To Become A Business Analyst?
A business analyst is a liaison between the business process and IT group.

He or she is expected to have business process improvement experience and an IT background.

A degree in engineering or computer science, finance or business will suffice as far as academic qualifications are concerned.

But let me tell you this, it does not stop at that. You require more than a degree to get a business analysis job.

What Qualifications Are Needed To Become a Business Analyst?

What qualifications I should have to be a business analyst?

Will pursuing a business economics help me?

What else should I do to become a stock analyst or a business analyst?

Can you guide me on this?

It is not very clear what exactly you want to be. You seem to be mixing up being a stock analyst and a business analyst.

They are two (2) completely different professions and you must be clear as to what you want to be.

For the sake of making things clear to you, let me describe both roles.

How To Succeed In A New Business Analyst Position?

I am a starter / entry level business analyst.

How do I succeed in my new business analyst position?


First of all, let me tell you, you have not given any details as to what you are currently doing, and what your qualifications are. With little information, it is hard to guide some one. However, I will try and explain what it means to be a business analyst today.

Today businesses are constantly seeking ways to cut costs and increase profitability, while maintaining strict performance requirements. They need strategies and processes in place to achieve these goals. They always look for ways to improve businesses to stay ahead of competition.