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Business Analysis: The Skills and Competencies of Effective Business Analysts

by Casey Ayers

Assess and develop the analytical, behavioral, business, creative, communication, leadership, and technical skills you'll rely on as an effective BA. This is part of our series meeting the training requirement for the ECBA, CCBA, and CBAP exams.

What you'll learn

Business analysts fill one of the most unique and complex roles within organizations.

In this course, Business Analysis: The Skills and Competencies of Effective Business Analysts, you'll attain foundational knowledge of a broad array of skills and competencies required to succeed in this role.

First, you'll learn what analytical, creative, and problem solving skills will serve you well as a business analyst.

Next, you'll gain a clearer understanding of what behavioral traits effective business analysts exhibit when working with stakeholders.

Finally, you'll discover how to assess and develop the business knowledge, communication skills, leadership and teamwork skills, and technical proficiencies best suited to this role.

When you’re finished with this course, you'll have a wealth of knowledge to empower you to master the business analysis profession.

About the author

Casey is an entrepreneurial leader with experience managing projects, analyzing challenges, and designing solutions in healthcare, mobile, digital media, online learning, and more. His Pluralsight courses have helped nearly 1,000,000 professionals gain the skills they need to tackle new challenges and earn globally-recognized certifications, including PMP, CBAP, CAPM, PMI-ACP, CompTIA Project+, ICAgile, and more.

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