What things do I need to learn as a fresher to get a job of Business Analyst?

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RE: What things do I need to learn as a fresher to get a job of Business Analyst?

Deepak Rana
Deepak Rana
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Author: Sky Beyond the Clouds
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You need to learn following things if you want to get a job of Business Analyst:

  • You need to work on your analytical skills. As a fresher, companies will seriously test your analytical skills during the placement process. Work on solving the puzzles and riddles within a definite time. That will help you build your analytical skills.
  • Do a lot of research on internet, journals, books etc. As a Business Analyst, you will have to do a lot of research and get the data and information. Try to get used to it.
  • Spend some time in building your communication skills- Written and oral. It's important that you are able to communicate your ideas well, as a Business Analyst. Make sure that you communicate them in a professional manner.
  • Get yourself comfortable with some of the mathematical and analytical software that are being used in the industry. You will be working with these tools most of the times and it is important to use them effectively.
  • Learn how to build your network and how to professionally interact with people. This job will involve a number of interactions with clients and senior management. This skill will take you to great heights.

RE: What things do I need to learn as a fresher to get a job of Business Analyst?

Rahul Shinde
Rahul Shinde
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Career Consultant at Pinnacle School of Business Management
  • Thane


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 cuncitioning competently in diverse roles.

Outsourcing has become a mainstray in our global economy. Large corporations reduce ther operation cost by seeking out the same work quality at lower costs. By outsourcing, a distance betwee business stakeholder and the programmer is created, creating the need for higher quality and more precise analysis, including creation of documents and functional specifiactions, 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 at 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. Mentoring 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

Requirements to get Job as Business Analyst:
- Most employees require candidate to have Bachelor's degree in Business Administartion or a related field, but some prefer candidates with a Master's degree.
- Certified Management Consultants (CMC) may ahve the best job Prospects.
- Certifications such as "Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)" and "Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA)" would be considered as an added advantage

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 nd their like are constantly on the lookout for business analysis graduates with the acumen to undertake critical business projects.

Career prospects for this courseare quite promising, with multinational gaints often visiting 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 free to contact.


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