Business Operations and Systems:

Business Analysis

Sheridan Certificate

Sheridan's Business Analysis Certificate will provide you with the core knowledge, competencies and skills to become an in–demand Business Analyst. You’ll be able to identify an organization’s needs and recommend solutions to address complex business challenges.

Join the dynamic and exciting world of analysis. Enrol today. 

These courses are part of the Business Analysis Program.

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Compulsory Course(s)

Successfully Complete Five (5) Courses

Business Analysis Introduction
Course Code:
MGMT70012
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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Business Facilitation and Communication
Course Code:
MGMT70014
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Business Process Modeling and Improvement
Course Code:
MGMT70015
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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Managing Requirements and Engagements
Course Code:
MGMT70016
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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Project Management, Fundamentals of
Course Code:
MGMT79001
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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Elective Course(s)

Successfully Complete Two (2) of the Following Courses

Agile Methodologies
Course Code:
MGMT70046
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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Analytics and Big Data, Introduction to
Course Code:
MGMT70045
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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Business Case Development
Course Code:
MGMT70044
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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Introduction to Blockchain
Course Code:
BUSM70831
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Software Testing
Course Code:
MGMT70043
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes

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Program Summary (PDF)

Program Delivery

This program is delivered via online (asynchronous) and virtual (synchronous) classroom.

Program Description

Invaluable to every sector, the role of a Business Analyst requires a unique skill set. Sheridan's Business Analysis Certificate is designed to give students the foundational knowledge required to help understand the role of business analysis in an organization, while helping you work their way up to advanced business analysis skills such as process modeling, process improvement, business communication, project management fundamentals, data science, and more. Using business analysis skills to help identify and articular change in organizations, successful students will be able to successfully identify, define, and facilitate changes required by an organization. Students who can successfully blend stakeholder requirements with their unique abilities to plan and create will see optimal success in the thriving world of business analysis, and become indispensable to an organization. 

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Understand the theory, principles, techniques, and tasks of a Business Analyst
  • Apply the fundamental concepts of project management to successfully complete projects from start to finish
  • Manage communication expectations from relevant stakeholders 
  • Develop a business process model 
  • Utilize negotiation and facilitation to enable the performance of business analysis
  • and more!

Join the dynamic and exciting world of analysis. Enrol today. 

Recommended Program Pathway

For those just entering the program, the recommended introductory course(s) are:

The recommended last course is:

International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®) & Professional Development

The Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK®) is defined by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®) which is the basis for the globally recognized Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) and Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA) designations.

Sheridan Continuing and Professional Studies is an approved Endorsed Education Provider (EEP) through IIBA®. Using curriculum that is consistent with the BABOK®, you’ll acquire the requisite skills to assess a business and support projects at all stages. If you'd like to be a business analyst, IT systems analyst, operations analyst, business process analyst, or business architect—or if you already work in that or a related field and would like to learn more about best practices—then this program (and related designations) is for you.

Our courses have been endorsed by IIBA® for Continuing Development Units (CDUs) and Professional Development (PD) hours. For more information click here.

Junior Business Analyst Micro-Credential

If you are unsure of commiting to the full certificate, our Junior Business Analyst Micro-Credential program is also available. This program consists of three (3) courses that lay a foundational knowledge in business analysis practices and procedures. Students will gain a fundamental understanding of the importance of business analysis within an organization, while ensuring to utilizing proper change and project management procedures to implement solutions. This is a perfect introductory credential for those who wish to test out a new field of study, or quickly upskill for current trends. Students who complete this micro-credential can easily pathway into the Certificate program after completion. 

Frequently Asked Questions

If you'd like to learn more, please check out our Frequently Asked Questions document.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact our Opportunity Centre at caps@sheridancollege.ca or 905-845-9430 option 3.

Sample job titles

• Business Systems Analyst (IT)

• Operations Manager

• Agile Analyst

• Enterprise Analyst

• Process Analyst

• Analytics/Big Data Analyst

• Management Consultant

• Quality Analyst