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Business Analyst

Business Analyst Job Description

Other job titles for Business Analyst

Business Architect, Business Process Analyst, IT Business Analyst, Requirements Engineer, Business Systems Analyst, Functional Analyst

What does a Business Analyst do?

Business Analysts are functional experts who help organizations reach their strategic goals, improve their processes, and optimize their systems. They accomplish this by identifying problems, discovering enhancement opportunities, and facilitating business change and improvement.

Business Analysts collaborate internally and externally with software developers, hardware specialists, vendors, business partners, and clients. Their skills are often required in marketing and financial capacities as well in order to develop initiatives and strategies that optimize costs and improve internal and external reporting.

 

PROGRAMS/PRODUCT/TECHNOLOGY:

Business Analysts may need experience with any or all of the following (or similar programs):

  • UML Diagrams (Visio, LucidCharts, SmartDraw, etc.)
  • Prototyping/Wireframe Tools (Axure, Pencil, Balsamiq, etc.) 
  • Project Management Tools (Wrike, Trello, Jira, Version One (etc.)

 

OTHER TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Requirements gathering, analysis, and documentation
  • Reports generation
  • Analysis Techniques (Process flow diagrams, business process model, data mapping, etc.)
  • Data analysis and management

Business Analyst Salary in the Philippines

How much does a Business Analyst make?

The average monthly salary of a Business Analyst in Philippines ranges between Php 42,522 - Php 77,317 (median: Php 60,577).

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Training Courses for Business Analyst

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Fundamentals

Dynamics 365 is a multi-faceted tool for Customer Engagement, Unified Operations, Marketing, Retail and Talent management. This course will familiarize the learner with Dynamics 365 functionality and business value. The course will cover Dynamics 365 applications, the Power Platform, cloud concepts, the security model, and licensing considerations. A review of each Dynamics 365 application will include in-depth demonstrations of real-world business scenarios where Dynamics 365 represents a unified solution.

1 week
Online (Self-Paced)
PHP 1,500

Power BI: Dashboard in a Day Encore

This is a hands-on workshop for Business Analysts, covering the breadth of Power BI capabilities.

Provider: Anonimouse Technologies Inc.

1 Day (8 hours)
Online (Instructor-Led)
PHP 4,000

Power BI: Advanced Data Shaping

This course will cover, using Power BI Desktop to import and shape data from a variety of different sources.

Provider: Anonimouse Technologies Inc.

1 Day (8 hours)
Online (Instructor-Led)
PHP 4,000

Power BI: Advanced Data Modeling

This course will walk through Power BI capabilities to enhance the data model for your business users. The course covers key aspects of create a great data model to meet your business needs, various features in Power BI to enhance data model for you and your organization to build great reports and introduction to DAX  to create calculations. In this course you also learn best practices on data models and various DAX calculation patterns.

Provider: Anonimouse Technologies Inc.

1 Day (8 hours)
Online (Instructor-Led)
PHP 4,000

Power BI: Advanced Visualizations

This course will cover the Power BI report layouts and structure the agile process to creating Power BI data visualizations. It will enable attendees to understand the art behind visualizations, implications behind choosing the right charts, the impact of color, shape and size, and finally the use of Power BI custom visuals. The course includes various design patterns of dashboards and reports and best practices to authoring great reports and dashboards for the business users.

Provider: Anonimouse Technologies Inc.

1 Day (8 hours)
Online (Instructor-Led)
PHP 4,000

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