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Business Analysis Professional Citation Business Analysis

University of Alberta

University of Alberta

Change has always been a constant—but never as fast as now. Technologies grow old at light speed, the advance of globalization erases traditional borders, and companies are faced with new challenges every day. Business analysts help organizations keep up with this quickly evolving environment by identifying what needs to change for a business to thrive.

Covering the entire organization or focusing on specific projects and programs, the business analysis practitioner articulates problems and recommends solutions that are often technology-based but also involve changes in strategies, processes, and policies.

The Business Analysis Certificate from the Faculty of Extension, University of Alberta provides students with a valuable set of knowledge and skills needed for this profession, covering topics such as enterprise analysis and architecture, interface and data design, solution verification and validation, requirements elicitation, and scope management.


Office of the Registrar
201 Administration Building
Edmonton, Alberta, T6G2M7, Canada

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  • Program Type Professional Development
  • Credential Type Non-Credential *
  • Length 1 Year or Less

    7 courses

  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education Only
  • Distance Learning

* Certificate

Admission Requirements

Aimed at professionals in the areas of business and information technology, the Business Analysis Certificate will be of benefit to business managers, system administrators, system analysts, project managers, and professionals dealing with change management projects within their organizations. Learners in this career-enhancing program come from all sectors: government, industry, not-for-profit organizations, and small to large enterprise.

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Transfer(s) Eligibility

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Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated September 19, 2019. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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