Business Analysis

Solve your organization's toughest challenges

Develop the applied skills you need to launch or advance your career as a business analyst. Endorsed by the International Institute of Business Analysis, our business analysis courses and certificate program provide an essential set of tools and techniques to help you develop lasting solutions to pressing organizational challenges.

  • Take conveniently scheduled online courses, most only two to three days each
  • Apply course hours towards CBAP certification or maintenance
  • Learn from industry leaders and experienced faculty
  • Build a professional network of peers



Fri and/or Sat daytime

2–3 days

$860–$1,290 /course

Take our intensive business analysis courses one at a time to suit your work schedule.  

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September 2021

25 Business Analysis Fundamentals BAC105 BAC105-ON12171

October 2021

16 Business Analysis Implications BAC145 BAC145-ON12171

30 Business Analysis: Team Dynamics and Leadership BAC110 BAC110-ON12171

November 2021

20 Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring BAC115 BAC115-ON12171

December 2021

10 Requirements Elicitation, Communication and Management BAC120 BAC120-ON12171

January 2022

8 Business Analysis: Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving BAC125 BAC125-ON12211

29 Business Process Analysis BAC130 BAC130-ON12211

February 2022

25 Business Analytics BAC135 BAC135-ON12211

March 2022

5 Business Analysis Fundamentals BAC105 BAC105-ON12211

19 Building a Case for Business Change BAC140 BAC140-ON12211

April 2022

2 Business Analysis Implications BAC145 BAC145-ON12211

Part-Time Certificate Program


9 courses

Fri and/or Sat daytime

Finish in 7 months


Combining theory with quantitative tools, our Business Analysis Certificate can prepare you to excel in business analysis in as little as seven months.

You'll learn to:

  • Elicit requirements and develop a business analysis plan
  • Motivate and lead diverse teams towards established goals
  • Implement business processes and facilitate change management
  • Define a solution scope and build a case for business change

Is this program for you?

We've designed our certificate for new or experienced business analysts working in any field. Our students include professionals who:

  • Plan to launch a career in business analysis
  • Wish to validate work experience with formal training
  • Need an understanding of business analysis for a current role
  • Want additional skills and credentials to work as a consultant

Become eligible for graduate studies at SFU

With the Business Analysis Certificate and eight or more years of professional experience, you may be eligible for admission to the Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (GDBA) program at SFU’s Beedie School of Business, even if you don’t have an undergraduate degree. 

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