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Business transformation and process adaptation are critical to the competitive survival of business enterprises. Business analysis plays a key role in ensuring that strategic plans for transformation are developed properly and implemented efficiently. Learn how a business analyst communicates requirements from customers, managers, users and subject-matter experts to technical deployment teams to ensure that optimized solutions can be designed and implemented. The Certificate Program in Business Analysis turns your familiarity with business and operations into expertise in business analysis so that you can move your company confidently to future success. The curriculum is overseen by an advisory board of business and education leaders and approved by the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business, ensuring your education is relevant and up-to-date. UC Berkeley Extension offers this certificate online, giving you the flexibility to master these new skills from anywhere in the world. Join our email list to stay informed about this certificate.
The table contains the required courses for the Certificate Program in Business Analysis, as well as the terms they are typically available for enrollment.
4 Required Courses, 10 Semester Units (150 Hours of Instruction)
|Required Courses||Course Number||UNITS/ CEU||Classroom||Online|
|Business Analysis Essentials and Planning||X448.1||3||Spring
|Elicitation, Requirements Management and Communication||X448.2||2||Fall
|Enterprise and Requirements Analysis||X448.3||3||Fall
|Solution Assessment and Validation, Underlying Competencies||X448.4||2||Fall
Course availability is subject to change. Courses offered in both online and classroom environments are interchangeable, and you may choose either format. You should complete the courses in the order listed above, beginning with Business Analysis Essentials and Planning X448.1.
To enroll, click on a course title above and choose a section.
You may enroll in individual courses without registering for the Certificate Program in Business Analysis.
You can benefit from this professional certificate if you are already a business analyst or process manager as well as if you are a business or technical systems analyst, requirements engineer, product manager, product owner, enterprise analyst, business architect, management consultant or change agent. It’s also beneficial if you work in a related discipline such as project management, software development, quality assurance or interaction design.
There are no formal requirements for Business Analysis. However, it is strongly recommended that you have at least four years of professional experience and familiarity with business operations. If you intend to sit for the CBAP® exam at a later time, you must also meet the requirements of the IIBA® in order to take the exam. Find out more about the CBAP® exam requirements.
The curriculum consists of 4 required courses for a total of 10 semester units (150 hours of instruction.) Courses are scheduled so that you can complete all four in just two terms if you take the online sections sequentially. Candidates must pay a nonrefundable certificate registration fee.All coursework must be completed within five years of registering for the certificate. However, requirements may be updated based on new developments in the field of study; we recommend completing the curriculum in a timely fashion. For more information, please see the completion requirements and the substitutions, waivers and transfer credit policies.
By registering, you declare your intention to complete the curriculum. To register for the Certificate Program in Business Analysis, submit the online registration form with your credit card information or complete the mail-in registration form. The registration fee is nonrefundable.
You should register for the certificate before you complete your first course in the curriculum.
Each course is priced individually, and you pay the course fee at the time of enrollment. The certificate has an estimated cost of $4,000 (not including course materials or registration fee). Course fees are subject to change.
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