What are the necessary skills required to get a job of Business Analyst?

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RE: What are the necessary skills required to get a job of Business Analyst?

Deepak Rana
Deepak Rana
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Author: Sky Beyond the Clouds
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Below is the list of skills that you need to have if you want to work as a Businiess Analyst:

  1. The most important skill for a Business Analyst is to possess a sharp analytical ability. This is something that you can never learn overnight. It takes time. People who are good at mathematics or solve logical puzzles regularly, have an advantage in this case.
  2. The research ability of a Business Analyst has to be of top quality. They have to research a lot. How to dig in to the details, they should know it clearly.
  3. They need to have excellent interpersonal skills. They have to constantly interact with senior management and even with clients and the kind of impression they leave on others, does matter a lot.
  4. They need to have excellent communication skills. Whether written or oral, they have to be really good at both as the important part of their work includes writing reports and giving presentations.
  5. As a Business Analyst, one is required to do a lot of data analysis. They have to be good at doing the analysis and playing with numbers.
  6. They need to have good leadership and team skills. While working in groups, it adds a lot to their productivity.

RE: What are the necessary skills required to get a job of 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 genralist capable of functioning competenetly 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 outsourcing, a distance between business stakeholder and the programmer is created, cretaing the need for higher quality and more precise analysis, including creation of documents and fucntional specifiactions, has risen. With this equipment, an increasing demand for business analysts can be witnessed in our information economy.

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

Required Skills and Personal Qualities:
Business Analysts needs to have following necessary skills to get a job of a Business Analyst:
1. Communicating Details and Concepts
2. Technical Skills
3. Conceptual Modelling Skills
4. Curiosity
5. Decomposing te Abstract into Details
6. Mentoring and Coaching
7. Communicating Risks
8. Leveragaing 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 Persasion Skills
16. Managerial Skills.

Roles and Responsibilities:
1. Helping Businesses implement technology solutions in a cost-effective way by determining the requirements of a project or a program.
2. Communicating the requirements clearly to stakeholders, facilitators, and partners.
3. Tackle more complex projects
4. Own Enterprise Analysis Responsibilities
5. Understand 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 mutinational giants often visitng leading international educational 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 or even more over the years, as you nurture your career.

Further doubts or queries feel freeto contact.


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