How To Switch Careers from Construction Management to Business Analysis

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How Do I Start A Business Analyst Career?

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I am an architect in the construction field with 8 years of experience in Construction Management. I am currently planning to switch careers and Business Analysis is my choice.

I have experience in the responsibilities required in this job. Requirement Elicitation, Interviews, Workshops….etc the main difference being the terminology is completely different and some of the documentation methods are different.

I did undergo training from QAI and i have taken up some courses in Software Testing.

moving to business analyst from sqa (software quality assurance) job

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I am looking to have my Software Quality Assurance (SQA) team become more of business analysts.

I would like to receive any information on training I can add to their development plans.

How To Change Roles From Software Quality Assurance (SQA) To Business Analysis!

Much of what a business analyst does can overlap the job duties your Software Quality Assurance Analyst (SQA) team is already performing.

For instance, some organizations require that the business analyst be responsible for all or part of the software testing such as user acceptance testing.

changing my role from software development to business analyst

I have 4+ years of experience in software development but now i’m looking for a change in my role.

I want to come out of development and make my career as a business anlayst or in Quality control or Technical writing.

But as i do not have any prior experience of these things it’s difficult for me to search jobs in these areas.

Please guide me.

Thanks & Regards, Ela

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The Roles or Duties of a Business Analyst

Here is a question on the roles or duties of a business analyst.


I want to become a business analyst. My working experience includes Web site editing or developing and User Acceptance Testing (UAT).

I am also pursuing an MBA but I don’t know what I should do to become a business analyst?

Can you guide me ?

With the IT industry experiencing growth by leaps and bounds, the role of a business analyst has become a buzzword in many business organizations.