Business Analysis Course Online

Business Analysis

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  • 12 guided learning hours

Business Analysis

Overview

The course will take you through a proven, structured process to improve your ability to collect, analyse and Forecast information to generate valuable insights and make well-supported business decisions.Employing exercises and solutions easily adaptable for your own workplace, this course employs a combination Of written materials, screenshots, videos and over 60 professional spreadsheet models (especially developed for Excel 2007/2010/2013).

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand what drives change and predict future performance.
  • Communicate information to colleagues, clients and stakeholders effectively.
  • Understand your audience and present data using Excel.

Audience

  • Financial and business analysts, managers, planners, customer-service staff, operations staff and information-management personnel.
  • Professionals, team leaders and junior to intermediate Business Analysts would also benefit.

Syllabus

Section 1: Introduction

  • Unit 1.1 - Turning Numbers into Better Business Decisions

Section 2: The Business Analyst's Excel Toolbox

  • Unit 2.1 - Essential Excel for Business Analysis : Introduces four essential Excel techniques that differentiate good spreadsheets from average ones: using range names, conditional formatting, data validation and matching and ranking data.
  • Unit 2.2 - Professional Tools for Business Analysts

Section 3: Collecting and Managing Business Data

  • Unit 3.1 - Importing and Exporting Data
  • Unit 3.2 - Power Functions for Managing Business Data

Section 4: Communicating Your Message

  • Unit 4.1 - Your Stakeholders and Their Needs
  • Unit 4.2 - Data Presentation Formats That Work

Section 5: Winning Charts for Business Communication

  • Unit 5.1 - Professional Chartin
  • Unit 5.2 - Dynamic Charts
  • Unit 5.3 - Some Special Charts for Business Analysis

Section 6: Looking Inside Your Data (Analysis)

  • Unit 6.1 - Analysing Data with Pivot Tables
  • Unit 6.2 - Managing Pivot Tables Output

Section 7: Comparing Business Scenarios

  • Unit 7.1 - Decision Making with Compared Scenarios
  • Unit 7.2 - The Scenario Manager

Section 8: Looking Outside Your Data (Forecasting)

  • Unit 8.1 - Time Series and Forecasting
  • Unit 8.2 - Working with Moving Averages
  • Unit 8.3 - Introduction to Regression

Section 9: Ending

  • Unit 9.1 - Ending

Duration

12 Hours

On completion of your course, you will receive a certificate:

Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Business Analysis Certificate

Business Analysis Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge

On successful completion of your course your qualification is awarded. You will receive an attractively presented Diploma or Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, this will also allow you to use the letters SAC. Dip. or SAC. Cert. after your name.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the leading (and biggest) distance education colleges in the U.K and internationally. We have many thousands of students studying with us at any one time from locations all over the world. Our diplomas will always count towards your future, and will improve your prospects of future employment or higher level study etc. by proving that you have studied to a certain level, that you have proficiency in your chosen subjects and that you are interested in your field of choice. Education is always an investment in your future and you will find this to be the case with our qualifications in your jurisdiction.

Business Analysis

Overview

The course will take you through a proven, structured process to improve your ability to collect, analyse and Forecast information to generate valuable insights and make well-supported business decisions.Employing exercises and solutions easily adaptable for your own workplace, this course employs a combination Of written materials, screenshots, videos and over 60 professional spreadsheet models (especially developed for Excel 2007/2010/2013).

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand what drives change and predict future performance.
  • Communicate information to colleagues, clients and stakeholders effectively.
  • Understand your audience and present data using Excel.

Audience

  • Financial and business analysts, managers, planners, customer-service staff, operations staff and information-management personnel.
  • Professionals, team leaders and junior to intermediate Business Analysts would also benefit.

Syllabus

Section 1: Introduction

  • Unit 1.1 - Turning Numbers into Better Business Decisions

Section 2: The Business Analyst's Excel Toolbox

  • Unit 2.1 - Essential Excel for Business Analysis : Introduces four essential Excel techniques that differentiate good spreadsheets from average ones: using range names, conditional formatting, data validation and matching and ranking data.
  • Unit 2.2 - Professional Tools for Business Analysts

Section 3: Collecting and Managing Business Data

  • Unit 3.1 - Importing and Exporting Data
  • Unit 3.2 - Power Functions for Managing Business Data

Section 4: Communicating Your Message

  • Unit 4.1 - Your Stakeholders and Their Needs
  • Unit 4.2 - Data Presentation Formats That Work

Section 5: Winning Charts for Business Communication

  • Unit 5.1 - Professional Chartin
  • Unit 5.2 - Dynamic Charts
  • Unit 5.3 - Some Special Charts for Business Analysis

Section 6: Looking Inside Your Data (Analysis)

  • Unit 6.1 - Analysing Data with Pivot Tables
  • Unit 6.2 - Managing Pivot Tables Output

Section 7: Comparing Business Scenarios

  • Unit 7.1 - Decision Making with Compared Scenarios
  • Unit 7.2 - The Scenario Manager

Section 8: Looking Outside Your Data (Forecasting)

  • Unit 8.1 - Time Series and Forecasting
  • Unit 8.2 - Working with Moving Averages
  • Unit 8.3 - Introduction to Regression

Section 9: Ending

  • Unit 9.1 - Ending

Duration

12 Hours

On completion of your course, you will receive a certificate:

Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Business Analysis Certificate

Business Analysis Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge

On successful completion of your course your qualification is awarded. You will receive an attractively presented Diploma or Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, this will also allow you to use the letters SAC. Dip. or SAC. Cert. after your name.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the leading (and biggest) distance education colleges in the U.K and internationally. We have many thousands of students studying with us at any one time from locations all over the world. Our diplomas will always count towards your future, and will improve your prospects of future employment or higher level study etc. by proving that you have studied to a certain level, that you have proficiency in your chosen subjects and that you are interested in your field of choice. Education is always an investment in your future and you will find this to be the case with our qualifications in your jurisdiction.

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