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Business Analyst Course in South Africa

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Intellipaat’s Business Analyst training in South Africa is curated by professionals with 12+ years of experience to help you become a certified Business Analyst. In this online course, you will gain skills in ML for business, python for data analysis, SQL for business analytics, SDLC, etc., along with case studies and projects.

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130 Hrs Instructor Led Training
120 Hrs Self-paced Videos
240 Hrs Project & Exercises
Learn from MNIT Faculty & Industry Practitioners
1:1 with Industry Mentors
3 Guaranteed Interviews by Intellipaat
24*7 Support
No Cost EMI Option

Business Analyst Course in South Africa Overview

What will you learn in this Business Analyst training in South Africa?

  • Introduction and importance of Business Analysis
  • Competencies and roles of a Business Analyst
  • Various tools and techniques
  • Information management
  • Responsibilities in project teams
  • Methods to gather information
  • Strategy analyses 
  • Requirement gathering 
  • Documenting and communicating information
  • Elicitation and collaboration process
  • Adaptability in Business Analysis

Business Analysts are popular across all industry verticals, and anyone who pursues this domain with this Business Analyst certification course will have a great career ahead.

  • The ‘Business Analyst’ job role is among the top 5 most sought-after jobs – LinkedIn
  • 1,000+ Business Analyst jobs are open in South Africa – LinkedIn
  • The average annual salary is R649,983 for Business Analysts in South Africa – PayScale

Individuals who want to work in any of the following job profiles or have prior experience in the same can take up this Business Analyst course in South Africa:

  • Systems Analysts
  • Developers
  • Business Professionals
  • Project Managers
  • Solutions Architects

Intellipaat does not have any prerequisites. You can enroll in this best Business Analyst course in South Africa regardless of prior knowledge or experience.

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Self Paced Training

  • 120 Hrs e-learning videos
  • 3 Guaranteed Interviews by Intellipaat
  • 24*7 Support

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  • Everything in Self-Paced Learning, plus
  • 130 Hrs of Instructor-led Training
  • One to one doubt resolution sessions
  • Attended as many batches as you want for Lifetime
  • Job Assistance
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Business Analyst Course Curriculum

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Module 1 - Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®)

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1.1 Introduction to Business Analysis 

  • Business Analysis overview
  • Who is a Business Analyst?
  • Introduction to governance body (IIBA)
  • Business Analysis body of knowledge
  • Knowledge areas of BABOK
  • SDLC & requirement analysis

1.2 Business Analysis Concepts and Knowledge Areas                    

  • Business Analysis core concepts and knowledge areas
  • Planning and monitoring
  • Business Analysis approach and governance
  • Business Analysis information management
  • Elicitation and collaboration

1.3 Requirement Lifecycle Management and Strategy Analysis 

  • Trace, maintain, & prioritize requirements
  • Assess requirement changes and approval
  • Analyze current state
  • Define future state
  • Assess risks
  • Define change strategy

1.4 Requirement Analysis, Design Definition, Model Requirements, and Solution Evaluation 

  • Specify model requirements
  • Verify and validate requirements
  • Define requirement architecture and design options
  • Measure and analyze solution performance
  • Assess solution and enterprise limitations
  • Recommend actions to increase solution values
  • Data model, UI model, user stories

1.5 Agile Business Perspectives and Creating UML 

  • Introduction to business Agile perspective
  • Business Intelligence perspective
  • Information Technology perspective
  • Business architecture perspective
  • Business Process Management perspective

1.6 Understand BA Role on the Agile Team

  • Write effective user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Develop backlogs into great products
  • BA role in new age Business Analysis

1.7 Underlying Competencies of a Business Analyst & Microsoft Visio 

  • Business Analyst underlying competencies
  • BA Skills
  • Soft skills, leadership and personal development
  • UML diagrams using Microsoft Visio
  • Types of flowcharts, cross-functional flowcharts

Module 2 - IIBA Certification in Business Data Analytics (CBDA)

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2.1 Data Science and Analytics Fundamentals

  • Introduction to data science and analytics
  • Use cases in data science and analytics
  • Data science life cycle
  • Data Analytics: Types
  • AI and Machine Learning: Overview

2.2 CBDA: Introduction

  • CBDA: Overview
  • What is Business Data Analytics?
  • Eligibility criteria
  • Six Business Data Analytics domains

2.3 Business Analysis and Data Analytics

  • Business analysis in data analytics projects
  • Comparison between business analysis and data analytics

2.4 Business Data Analytics Domains: Introduction

Domain 1: Identifying the Research Questions

  • Defining business problems or opportunities
  • Identifying and understanding stakeholders
  • Current state assessment
  • Defining the future state
  • Formulation of research questions
  • Planning the Business Data Analytics approach
  • Selection of techniques for the identification of research questions

Domain 2: Source Data

  • Data collection planning
  • Determination of datasets
  • Data collection
  • Data validation

Domain 3: Data Analysis

  • Developing a Data Analysis plan
  • Data preparation
  • Data exploration
  • Performing data analysis
  • Assessment of the analytics and system approach

Domain 4: Interpreting and Reporting Results

  • Validating the understanding of stakeholders
  • Planning for stakeholder communication
  • Determining the communication requirements of the stakeholders
  • Deriving insights from data
  • Documentation and communication of findings from the completed analysis
  • Selection of techniques for interpreting and reporting results

Domain 5: Using Results to Influence Business Decision-making

  • Action recommendation
  • Implementation plan development
  • Change management
  • Guiding the organizational-level strategy for Business Data Analytics
  • Organizational strategy
  • Talent strategy
  • Data strategy

2.5 Techniques

  • Business simulation
  • Business visualization
  • Concept modeling
  • Data dictionary, flow diagrams, mapping, and storytelling
  • Decision modeling and analysis
  • Descriptive and inferential statistics
  • Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL)
  • Exploratory data analysis
  • Hypothesis formulation and testing
  • Interface analysis
  • Optimization
  • Problem shaping and reframing
  • Stakeholder list, map, and personas
  • Survey and questionnaire
  • Technical visualizations
  • The big idea
  • 3-minute story

3.1 Introduction to Agile Scrum 

  • Agile Scrum overview
  • Agile project principles
  • Sprint and Increment in Agile Scrum
  • Scrum theory
  • Other Agile Frameworks

3.2 Scrum Team and Artifacts and Events

  • Scrum team and Scrum Master
  • Scrum roles
  • Scrum flow
  • Scrum artifacts: product backlog 
  • Artifacts transparency
  • Scrum events: sprint planning and retrospective
  • Agile estimating, planning, monitoring, and control

3.3 Project Management Using Jira 

  • Introduction to Project Management in Jira
  • Jira issue types
  • Scrum & Kanban boards
  • Customizing board settings
  • Release and backlog management
  • Jira reports

4.1 Class diagram
4.2 Component diagram
4.3 Composite structure diagram
4.4 Deployment diagram
4.5 Object diagram
4.6 Package diagram
4.7 Profile diagram
4.8 Activity diagram
4.9 State machine diagram
4.10 Use case diagram
4.11 Communication diagram
4.12 Interaction overview diagram
4.13 Sequence diagram
4.14 Timing diagram

5.1 Communication skills
5.2 Leadership skills
5.3 Problem-solving skills
5.4 Business knowledge
5.5 IT knowledge

6.1 Introduction to Data Visualization and Power of Tableau

  • What is data visualization?
  • Comparison and benefits against reading raw numbers
  • Real use cases from various business domains
  • Examples using Tableau
  • Installing Tableau, Tableau interface, connecting to DataSource, Tableau data types
  • Data preparation

6.2 Architecture of Tableau

  • Installation of Tableau Desktop
  • Architecture of Tableau
  • Tableau interface
  • How to start with Tableau
  • The ways to share and export the work done in Tableau

Hands-on Exercise:

Play with Tableau desktop, learn about the interface, share and export existing works

6.3 Working with Metadata and Data Blending

  • Connection to Excel
  • Cubes and PDFs
  • Management of metadata and extracts
  • Data preparation
  • Joins and Union

Hands-on Exercise:

Connect to Excel sheet to import data, use metadata and extracts, manage NULL values, clean up data before using, perform the join techniques, execute data blending from multiple sources

6.4 Creation of Sets

  • Mark, highlight, sort, group, and use sets 
  • Constant sets
  • Computed sets, bins, etc.

Hands-on Exercise:

Use marks to create and edit sets, highlight the desired items, make groups, apply to sort on results, make hierarchies among the created sets

6.5 Working with Filters

  • Filters 
  • Filtering continuous dates, dimensions, and measures
  • Interactive filters, marks card, and hierarchies
  • How to create folders in Tableau
  • Sorting in Tableau, types of sorting, filtering in Tableau, Types of filters
  • Filtering the order of operations

Hands-on Exercise:

Use the data set by date/dimensions/measures to add a filter, Use an interactive filter to view the data, Customize/remove filters to view the result

6.6 Organizing Data and Visual Analytics

  • Using formatting pane 
  • Formatting data using labels and tooltips
  • Edit axes and annotations
  • K-means cluster analysis
  • Trend and reference lines
  • Visual analytics in Tableau

Hands-on Exercise:

Apply labels and tooltips to graphs, annotations, edit axes’ attributes, set the reference line, perform k-means cluster analysis on the given dataset

6.7 Working with Mapping

  • Working on coordinate points
  • Plotting longitude and latitude
  • Editing unrecognized locations
  • Customizing geocoding, polygon maps, WMS: web mapping services
  • Working on the background image, including add image
  • Plotting points on images and generating coordinates from them
  • Map visualization, custom territories, map box, WMS map
  • Create map projects in Tableau
  • Creating dual axes maps, and editing locations

Hands-on Exercise:

Plot longitude and latitude on a geo map, edit locations on the geo map, custom geocoding, use images of the map and plot points, find coordinates, create a polygon map, use WMS

6.8 Working with Calculations and Expressions

  • Calculation syntax and functions in Tableau
  • Various types of calculations
  • LOD expressions, including concept and syntax
  • Aggregation and replication with LOD expressions
  • Nested LOD expressions
  • Levels of details
  • Quick table calculations
  • The creation of calculated fields
  • Predefined calculations
  • How to validate

6.9 Working with Parameters

  • Creating parameters
  • Parameters in calculations
  • Using parameters with filters
  • Column selection parameters
  • Chart selection parameters
  • Parameters in the filter session
  • Parameters in calculated fields
  • Parameters in the reference line

Hands-on Exercise:

Creating new parameters to apply on a filter, passing parameters to filters to select columns, passing parameters to filters to select charts

6.10 Charts and Graphs

  • Dual axes graph
  • Histograms, single and dual axes, box plot
  • Charts
  • Maps
  • Market basket analysis (MBA)
  • Using show me, text table, and highlighted table

Hands-on Exercise:

Plot a histogram, tree map, heat map, funnel chart, and more using the given dataset, perform market basket analysis (MBA) on the same dataset

6.11 Dashboards and Stories

  • What is a dashboard?
  • Building and formatting a dashboard 
  • Best practices for making dashboards 
  • Creating stories
  • Adding annotations 
  • Tableau joins, Types of joins, Tableau field types
  • Saving as well as a publishing data source

Hands-on Exercise:

Create a Tableau dashboard view, include legends, objects, and filters, make the dashboard interactive, use visual effects, annotations, and descriptions to create and edit a story

6.12 Tableau Prep

  • Introduction to Tableau Prep
  • Getting deeper insights into the data with visualizations
  • Making data preparation simpler and accessible
  • Integrating Tableau Prep with Tableau analytical workflow
  • Data preparation to analysis with Tableau Prep

7.1 Introduction to MS Excel & Data Extraction
7.2 Referencing in formulas
7.3 Name range
7.4 Logical functions
7.5 Conditional formatting
7.6 Advanced-level validation
7.7 Important formulas in Excel
7.8 Dynamic table
7.9 Data sorting, filtering
7.10 Chart creation techniques
7.11 Pivot tables in Excel
7.12 Data and file security
7.13 VBA Macros
7.14 Best practices of dashboards visualization
7.15 Creating dashboards
7.16 Creation of interactive components

8.1 Introduction to SQL

  • Various types of databases
  • Structured Query Language
  • Distinction between client-server and file server databases
  • Understanding SQL Server Management Studio
  • SQL Table basics
  • Data types and functions
  • Transaction-SQL
  • Authentication for Windows
  • Data control language
  • Identification of keywords in T-SQL

8.2 Database Normalization and Entity Relationship Model

  • Data anomalies
  • What is normalization?
  • Types of normalization forms
  • Entity-relationship model

8.3 SQL Operators

  • Introduction to relational databases
  • Fundamental concepts of relational rows, tables, and columns
  • Several operators (such as logical and relational), constraints, domains, indexes, stored procedures, primary and foreign keys
  • Understanding group functions, the unique key

8.4 Working with SQL: Join, Tables, and Variables

  • Advanced concepts of SQL tables
  • SQL functions
  • Operators & queries
  • Table creation
  • Data retrieval from tables
  • Combining rows from tables 
  • Deploying operators 
  • Temporary table creation
  • Set operator rules
  • Table variables

8.5 Deep Dive into SQL Functions

  • SQL functions 
  • Scalar and aggregate functions
  • Inline SQL functions
  • General and duplicate functions

8.6 Working with Subqueries

  • SQL subqueries and rules
  • Statements and operators with which subqueries can be used
  • Modify subqueries
  • Types of subqueries
  • Methods to create and view subqueries

8.7 SQL Views, Functions, and Stored Procedures

  • Learning SQL views
  • Methods of working with views
  • Stored procedures and their key benefits

You will be working on multiple projects on different domains like retail, finance, banking and learn how Machine Learning is used to solve todays world problems.

10.1 Python Environment Setup and Essentials

  • Introduction to Python 
  • Features
  • Python installation – Windows, Mac & Linux distribution for Anaconda Python
  • Deploying Python IDE
  • Basic Python commands, data types, variables, keywords, etc.

Hands-on Exercise

Installing Python Anaconda for Windows, Linux, and Mac

10.2 Python language Basic Constructs

  • Built-in data types in Python
  • Learn classes, modules, Str(String), Ellipsis Object, Null Object, Ellipsis, Debug
  • Basic operators, comparison, arithmetic, slicing and slice operator, logical, bitwise
  • Loop and control statements 

Hands-on Exercise

Write your first Python program, Write a Python function (with and without parameters), use Lambda expression, write a class, create a member function and a variable, create an object, write a for loop

10.3 OOP concepts in Python

  • Write OOP concepts program in Python
  • Connecting to a database
  • Classes and objects in Python
  • OOPs paradigm
  • Python functions, return types, and parameters
  • Lambda expressions

Hands-on Exercise

Creating an application that helps to check balance, deposit money and withdraw the money using the concepts of OOPS.

10.4 Database Connection

  • Database and need of database
  • Installing MySQL on Windows
  • Database connection using Python

Hands-on Exercise

Demo on Database Connection using python and pulling the data.

10.5 NumPy for Mathematical Computing

  • Arrays and matrices
  • Broadcasting of array math
  • Indexing of the array
  • Standard deviation, conditional probability, correlation, and covariance

Hands-on Exercise

How to import the NumPy module, creating an array using an ND-array, calculating standard deviation on an array of numbers, calculating correlation between two variables.

10.6 SciPy for Scientific Computing

  • Introduction to SciPy
  • Functions building on top of NumPy, cluster, linalg, signal, optimize, integrate, subpackages, 
  • SciPy with Bayes Theorem

Hands-on Exercise

Importing of SciPy, applying the Bayes theorem on the given dataset

10.7 Matplotlib for Data Visualization

  • How to plot graph and chart with Python
  • Various aspects of line, scatter, bar, histogram, 3D, the API of Matplotlib, subplots

Hands-on Exercise

Deploying MatPlotLib for creating Pie, Scatter, Line, Histogram

10.8 Pandas for Data Analysis and Machine Learning

  • Introduction to Python data frames
  • Importing data from JSON, CSV, Excel, SQL database, NumPy array to data frame
  • Various data operations 

Hands-on Exercise 

Working on importing data from JSON files, selecting record by a group, applying filter on top, viewing records

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Career Oriented Sessions

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Over 20+ live interactive sessions with an industry expert to gain knowledge and experience on how to build skills that are expected by hiring managers. These will be guided sessions and that will help you stay on track with your up skilling objective.

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Resume & LinkedIn Profile Building

After 70% of course completion

Get assistance in creating a world-class resume & Linkedin Profile from our career services team and learn how to grab the attention of the hiring manager at profile shortlisting stage

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Mock Interview Preparation

After 80% of the course completion.

Students will go through a number of mock interviews conducted by technical experts who will then offer tips and constructive feedback for reference and improvement.

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1 on 1 Career Mentoring Sessions

After 90% of the course completion

Attend one-on-one sessions with career mentors on how to develop the required skills and attitude to secure a dream job based on a learners’ educational background, past experience, and future career aspirations.

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Assured Interviews

After 80% of the course completion

Assured Interviews upon submission of projects and assignments. Get interviewed by our 500+ hiring partners.

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Exclusive access to Intellipaat Job portal

After 80% of the course completion

Exclusive access to our dedicated job portal and apply for jobs. More than 400 hiring partners’ including top start-ups and product companies hiring our learners. Mentored support on job search and relevant jobs for your career growth.

Business Analysis Certification

This Business Analyst training course is designed for clearing the Intellipaat Business Analyst Certification exam. The entire course content is designed by industry professionals to get the best jobs in top MNCs. As part of this certification training, you will be working on real-time projects and assignments that have immense implications in the real-world industry scenarios, thus helping you fast track your career effortlessly.

At the end of this course, there will be quizzes that perfectly reflect the type of questions asked in the respective certification exam and help you score better marks.

Intellipaat Course Completion Certification will be awarded upon the completion of the project work (after the expert review) and upon scoring at least 60% marks in the quiz. Intellipaat certification is well recognized in top 80+ MNCs like Ericsson, Cisco, Cognizant, Sony, Mu Sigma, Saint-Gobain, Standard Chartered, TCS, Genpact, Hexaware, etc.

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Frequently Asked Questions on Business Analyst

Why should I learn Business Analysis from Intellipaat?

This Intellipaat Business Analyst training will give you hands-on experience in mastering the domain of Business Analysis. In this certification course, you will learn both fundamental and advanced Business Analyst roles and responsibilities. This training will equip you with all the skills needed to become a Business Analyst in any industry domain, work for challenging projects and successfully accomplish all the tasks. You will be awarded with the Intellipaat Course Completion Certificate after successfully completing the training course.

As part of this online Business Analyst course, you will be working on real-time Business Analyst projects and step-by-step assignments that have high relevance in the corporate world, and the course curriculum is designed by industry experts. Upon the completion of this online course, you can apply for some of the best jobs in top MNCs around the world at top salaries. Intellipaat offers lifetime access to videos, course materials, 24/7 support and course material upgrading to the latest version at no extra fee. Hence, it is clearly a one-time investment.

At Intellipaat, you can enroll in either the instructor-led online training or self-paced training. Apart from this, Intellipaat also offers corporate training for organizations to upskill their workforce. All trainers at Intellipaat have 12+ years of relevant industry experience, and they have been actively working as consultants in the same domain, which has made them subject matter experts. Go through the sample videos to check the quality of our trainers.

Intellipaat is offering 24/7 query resolution, and you can raise a ticket with the dedicated support team at any time. You can avail of email support for all your queries. If your query does not get resolved through email, we can also arrange one-on-one sessions with our support team. However, 1:1 session support is provided for a period of 6 months from the start date of your course.

Intellipaat is offering you the most updated, relevant, and high-value real-world projects as part of the training program. This way, you can implement the learning that you have acquired in real-world industry setup. All training comes with multiple projects that thoroughly test your skills, learning, and practical knowledge, making you completely industry-ready.

You will work on highly exciting projects in the domains of high technology, ecommerce, marketing, sales, networking, banking, insurance, etc. After completing the projects successfully, your skills will be equal to 6 months of rigorous industry experience.

Intellipaat actively provides placement assistance to all learners who have successfully completed the training. For this, we are exclusively tied-up with over 80 top MNCs from around the world. This way, you can be placed in outstanding organizations such as Sony, Ericsson, TCS, Mu Sigma, Standard Chartered, Cognizant, and Cisco, among other equally great enterprises. We also help you with the job interview and résumé preparation as well.

You can definitely make the switch from self-paced training to online instructor-led training by simply paying the extra amount. You can join the very next batch, which will be duly notified to you.

Once you complete Intellipaat’s training program, working on real-world projects, quizzes, and assignments and scoring at least 60 percent marks in the qualifying exam, you will be awarded Intellipaat’s course completion certificate. This certificate is very well recognized in Intellipaat-affiliated organizations, including over 80 top MNCs from around the world and some of the Fortune 500companies.

Apparently, no. Our job assistance program is aimed at helping you land in your dream job. It offers a potential opportunity for you to explore various competitive openings in the corporate world and find a well-paid job, matching your profile. The final decision on hiring will always be based on your performance in the interview and the requirements of the recruiter.

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