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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 has experience leading projects, analyzing challenges, and designing solutions in many fields, including healthcare, digital media, mobile app development and education. He's always in pursuit of new knowledge and loves to share what he learns along the way with others. To inquire about speaking engagements or consulting opportunities, and to learn more about his other ventures, visit

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