Forums for the Business Analyst

  Modern Analyst Forums  Business and Sy...  Agile Analysis ...  Business Analyst Training in Mumbai
Previous Previous
Next Next
New Post 11/21/2019 11:25 PM
User is offline  Neha Baviskar
1 posts
No Ranking

Business Analyst Training in Mumbai 

What is the scope of career as a business analyst ?

New Post 11/28/2019 1:04 AM
User is offline Stewart F
119 posts
7th Level Poster

Re: Business Analyst Training in Mumbai 

Hi Neha, 

A Business Analyst has several steps they can take in their careers.

1. Junior BA

2. MId level BA

3. Senior BA

4. Lead BA

5. BA Manager

6. Assistant or Deputy Change Manager/Director (Its called different names in different companies)

7. Change Director

8. A place on the company Board (if  point 7 doesn't already achieve this).

You can also diverse into Project Management, Systems Analyst or even development if you wish. 

The key to any BA is having a logical mind. Look at a problem, split the problem down, answer the components design a solution (there is more, but in a nutshell that's it).

How to become a BA is the next step. In this forum roughly 80% of Users are from the US. It seems to me that in the US having a certification of some kind is key, but in Europe that is not the case. Not sure about Africa. 

In Europe experience is key. So my advice is normally to apply for Junior BA roles, and work your way up over a couple of years at each step. I have 28 years experience as a BA, and am now at step 6. So its not a quick journey and you have to be flexible in both your working location and what responsibilities you take on. 

If you want to know what the next steps for yourself are I would suggest you follow these:

1. Find out where BA jobs are advertised - i.e. how do you get a job - is it through a Job Agency for example?

2. Look at the jobs advertised - what is it they are asking for most commonly. For example do a majority of adverts ask for you to have a certification of some kind, or do they ask more for you to have 3 years experience? Whichever it is they ask for the most, that's what you need. 

If it is experience then start looking at Junior BA roles (I'd do this anyway to be honest). Create a LinkedIn profile, make yourself searchable and make sure people know you are looking for new opportunities. Update your CV or create one if you don't have one, and then apply for the roles that match your criteria (location, type of role etc,)

Don't expect to get a job straight away, it takes time and perseverance but keep going. 

Good luck with the search and feel free to message me if you need any help. 

Previous Previous
Next Next
  Modern Analyst Forums  Business and Sy...  Agile Analysis ...  Business Analyst Training in Mumbai

Community Blog - Latest Posts

The software development industry requires productivity and performance to create a successful product and meet business objectives. That's why everyone in the software industry always looks for new ways to streamline their processes and create better software. Today's world is experiencing an increasing pervasiveness of artificial intellig...
In the dynamic landscape of business analysis, staying ahead of the curve is imperative for success. The role of a business analyst is pivotal in driving organizational growth and efficiency. To excel in this domain, one must harness the power of cutting-edge tools and adopt strategic approaches that streamline operations and enhance decision-makin...
Angular is a powerful open-source web application framework developed and maintained by Google. It is designed to simplify and streamline the process of building dynamic and interactive web applications.  Angular was first introduced in 2010 as "AngularJS" by Misko Hevery and Adam Abrons during their work on a project called "...


Upcoming Live Webinars


Copyright 2006-2023 by Modern Analyst Media LLC