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Business Analyst Careers

Expand your horizons start a career as a Business Analyst!
As a Business Analyst, you are a fully participating member of a consulting or
project team. You are expected to contribute ideas, opinions and new information.
Working with experienced managers and consultants, Business Analysts develop
models, perform complex analyses, and work on research assignments. Business
Analysts often travel while on assignments, undertaking a broad range of activities
while gaining exposure to the business world. They may also participate in
marketing activities and the preparation of proposals for new product opportunities
and business requirements for information systems.

There is no single model or standard for a Business Analysts. They are a diverse
group, with superior intellectual and communication skills. Most Business Analysts
find employment immediately after graduating college with undergraduate degrees
in fields that include business, engineering, and the liberal arts. Relevant work
experience also is very important. For some positions, majors in Information
Technology, Information Systems or graduate degrees are preferred. Areas of
study focus on mastering the skills required to:
- Analyze financial statements and interpret annual reports
- Gather strategic business information
- Review and document business processes
- Prepare detailed business systems requirements
- Coordinate with Information Technology professionals

There are numerous technical institutions offering specialized training for Business
Analysts. Many of these schools partner with software vendors and offer
graduates industry standard
certifications such as MCSD - Microsoft Certified
Solution Developer, and MCAD - Microsoft Certified Application Developer.

Advance your career and turn your dreams into reality as an information
technology professional. Your future starts today as a Business Analyst!

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