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This course is aligned to the principles of the IIBA® Guide to Business Data Analytics and is a strong foundation towards preparation for the IIBA® Data Analytics certification (Certification in Business Data Analytics, IIBA®-CBDA)

During this deeply immersive course, you will apply your learnings to a complex data case study.  You will develop your skills and demonstrate your learning via preparing and transforming the data into insight rich information.  Finally, you will present the insights learned to key stakeholders using the communication and data presentation strategies you have developed over the course. 

Business Analysts with strong foundational experience and an ability to understand technical and mathematical concepts.  The prerequisites below are essential to ensuring a productive learning experience. 

Cost: USD$1,100
Duration: 3 sessions of 5 hours
20% off for Group bookings of three or more
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You'll learn:

During this course, you'll learn about: 

  • How to identify and frame the business situation and associated research questions 
  • How to plan and practice an analytics approach 
  • Where to identify and source appropriate data 
  • How and when to obtain data and apply it in practice 
  • Performing data set up and preparation 
  • How to analyse data and apply in practice 
  • How to interpret and report results and apply in practice 
  • Use data to recommend strategies for organisations to respond 
  • Data evaluation and applying it in practice 
  • Metadata management and how to curate data 
  • How to guide strategy 
  • Continuous performance improvement. 
Designed for:
  • Experienced business analysts looking to take their next step towards understanding data analytics
  • Business analysts looking to prepare for their IIBA accreditation in Data Analytics 
  • Managers of teams looking for an understanding of the extensive work involved in data analytics 
  • Consultants looking for a solid grounding in data analytics
  • Data Scientists looking to understand the role of the business analyst in data analytics.


You'll need:

To get the most out of this course, you'll need to be able to:

  • Prepare a business canvas and other tools to assist in understanding of a business problem 
  • Read and interpret a data dictionary 
  • Read and interpret an Entity Relationship Diagram 
  • Read and interpret a cluster diagram 
  • Work at a detailed level in excel utilising filtering, sorting, pivot tables and charts. 
You'll gain:

This course will contribute 15 Continuing Development Units (CDUs) towards certain IIBA certifications. Please check the IIBA website for full certification requirements.