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Business Analysis: Ultimate guide to kick start your career

How to land your dream job in Business Analysis and not only
Instructor:
Cristian Fador
195 students enrolled
English
At the end of the course the student will be able to: understand if the business analysis is the right career choice and if the student has what it takes to pursue this path, analyze the local job market and be able to fill the competency gaps, search for a job using proven means of success, build a winning resume, ace the interview and negotiate an appropriate salary for the job that they applied for.

It
started as an idea, the next amazing job you are going to get. Perhaps you’ll
help developing the next big thing, add a feature your users have been waiting
for a long time, help putting a man on Mars or land a rocket on a boat or
simply reinvent the car; the world of possibilities for a Business Analyst is
limitless.

But
first you need a plan, a road map to get there, land that dream job that will
open you the door to this world of amazing opportunities. You need to have all
the essential ingredients in place to launch your career as a Business Analyst.

There
is no set way to make a plan to effectively land a career 100% of the time,
nothing you do can get you from zero to hero. But there are a handful of
strategies, an entire ecosystem of tips and tricks and at least a dozen of
proven ways to help you get there faster and improve your chances of success.

This
is where all of your hard work and preparation have been heading; it is time to
launch your career! I know that this is an exciting and nerve-wracking time but
let me be the first one to congratulate you – you have worked hard to get to this point.

Equipped
with all the techniques presented here and following this practical guide, you
will be able to launch your rocket and kick start your career as a Business
Analyst. This isn’t to say that there won’t be challenges, but by doing a bit of
prep work and steering yourself using the strategies presented here you will be
able to get most out of your career.

 In this guide you will learn everything you
need to know about how to land a job as a Business Analyst. You’ll find
detailed overviews of the most popular strategies, advices from Business
Analysts from around the world, advices from hiring managers, roundups of the
best tools to help you get that dream job. It is everything you need to plan
that rocket launch – and make sure it lands in the right place.

Who
is this guide for?

There
are many paths that can lead to a career in business analysis and there are many
directions and avenues that can lead you to your desired end result. And it may
seem complicated at first, but it isn’t.

Regardless
if you are at the beginning of the road or you are a mid-career professional
and want to do change of scenery, this guide will get you up to speed with the
most recent trends in hiring professionals as Business Analysts.

This
course is for everyone looking to land a job as a Business Analyst. No matter
how experienced or inexperienced you are in the Business Analyst role, you need
to know the fundamentals of how to search for a job, apply for it and ace the
interview.

By the end of this course you will be able to understand if the Business Analysis is the right career choice for you, if you currently have what it takes to become a Business Analyst or you need to fill any competency gaps, you will learn how to look for a job, how to build a successful resume and what to expect during the interview for a Business Analyst position. Moreover, once you aced the interview, the course will help you employ the best strategies for getting the best salary that you could obtain.

While this course is targetting the Business Analyst career, anyone looking for a job can benefit out of it, as the methods employed for searching for a job and building a resume are universally valid.

Right career choice

1
My Business Analysis journey
2
Is the Business Analysis the right career choice for me?
3
Right career choice questionnaire
4
Interpreting the result

So how do I stand?

1
What are my chances to get a Business Analyst job?
2
Various paths
3
What are the required skills?
4
How to self-evaluate
5
Ready to start looking for a BA job questionnaire
6
Understanding the result

What's next?

1
Local market assessment
2
Finding a transitional role
3
Fill the competency gaps

Finding a job posting

1
Searching job postings - part 1
2
Searching job postings - part 2
3
Searching job postings - part 3
4
Searching job postings - part 4
5
Searching job postings - part 5

Building a successful resume

1
Is my resume effective
2
Recruiters POV
3
Elements of a good resume
4
Resume sample - Mary
5
Resume sample - Kenneth
6
Cover letter or no cover letter
7
Not getting calls

The interview

1
Interview preparation
2
Telephone interview
3
Before, during and after tips

Interview questions

1
Behavioral questions
2
Behavioral questions list
3
How to answer behavioral questions
4
Strength and weakness questions
5
Technical questions
6
Technical questions list
7
How to answer technical questions
8
Brain teasing questions
9
Brain teasing questions list
10
How to answer brain teasing questions
11
Do you have any questions?
12
Interview attire

After the interview

1
The waiting game
2
Thank you notes
3
Salary negotiation

Final thoughts

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Final thoughts
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