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How do I identify that I have right interest and aptitude to be a Business Analyst?

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RE: How do I identify that I have right interest and aptitude to be a Business Analyst?

Deepak Rana
Deepak Rana
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Author: Sky Beyond the Clouds
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If you want to identify that you have right interest or aptitude to become a Business Analyst, you need to consider following points:

  • Do you enjoy solving complex problems, puzzles and riddles? I yes, you will enjoy working as a Business Analyst.
  • Do you enjoy interacting with different people? Business Analyst profession will involve interaction with a number of people.
  • You need to have good communication skills. Figure out how well you can communicate your ideas to other people. That will help you a lot in this profession.
  • How much do you enjoy reading about the business news. Are you enthusiastic about them? If not, try reading them on regular basis and improve your knowledge.
  • How well you can work in a team? It is a profession where you will have to collectively work to produce the desired results. Working in a team is an important requirement in this job.
It is understandable that identifying all these traits can be extremely difficult. Also since this way is subjective, there is a good possibility of committing a mistake here. Therefore, the best way to identify your interest and aptitude is to take the psychometric assessment test. They provide the accurate analysis of your interests and aptitude and how well you can do in a particular field. You can take the psychometric test online depending on your education level.

RE: How do I identify that I have right interest and aptitude to be a Business Analyst?

Rahul Shinde
Rahul Shinde
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Career Consultant at Pinnacle School of Business Management
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Greeting's for the day!!!

In today's fast-paced market scenario, the role of Business Analyst (BA) lends great value to an organization. a BA is a generalist capable of funcitioning competently in diverse roles.

Outsourcing has become a mainstray in our global economy. Large corporations reduce their operation cost by seeking out the same work quality at lower costs. By outsorcing, a distance between business stakeholder and the programmer is created, creating the need for higher quality and more precise analysis, including creation of documents and fucntional specifications, has risen. With this equipment, an increasing demand for business analysts can be witnessed in our information economy.

Added to this, in a competative economic landscape, business bodies strive to improve their business processes and reduce costs - Business Analysts are the center of most of these initiatives.

Required Skills or Personal Qualities:
Business Analysts needs to have:
1. Communicating Details and concepts
2. Technical skills
3. Conceptual Modelling Skills
4. Curiosity
5. Decomposing the Abstract into Details
6. Menoring and Coaching
7. Communicating Risks
8. Leveraging the "Parking Lot"
9. Change Management
10. Asking WHY?
11. Impromptu Whiteboard Drawing
12. Analytical Skills
13. Problem Solving Skills
14. Decision-Making Skills
15. Negotiation and Persuasion Skills
16. Managerial Skills.

Roles and Responsibilities:
1. Helping businesses implemtn technology solutions in a cost-effective way by determining the requirements of a project or a program
2. Communicating the requirements clearly to stkeholders, facilitators and partners.
3. Tackle more complex projects
4. Own Enterprise Analysis Responsibilities
5. nderstand the Business Process
6. New Business Domains are NO Problem for Business Analyst
7. Lead the BA effort
8. Can be consultants for Internal Stakeholders.

Career Prospects:
The 2006-2016 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report predicts BA's will be among the fastest growing IT occupations, while Google, Infosys, Wipro and their like are constantly on the lookout for business analysis graduates with the acumen to undertake critical business projects.

Career prospects for this course are quite promising, with multinational giants often visiting leading international education institutions to recruit promising students as Business Analyst. With the Business Analysis qualification earned abroad and experience earned during your study tenure, you can start with a salary of about Rs. 4,20.000 and reach Rs. 15,00,000 oe even more over the years, as you nurture your career.

Various Types of Analysis Jobs:
analytics jobs are of various types including data analytics, web analytics, marketing analytics, system analytics, analytics consultant, financial analytics, investment analytics, business analytics, and so on. This, again, proves the point that those interested in the field of analytics have a lot of scope and demand in various industries.

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