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Business Analyst: a visionary, a creative thinker, and an innovator

Sunday, 6th of May 2018 Views - 376

With Modernization and the changing landscape of the corporate world, new job roles have emerged. The secret to success is the ability to foresee the future and to always be one step ahead of competitors. It is this characteristic that enables a company to be a leader amongst others. It is the skill to be able to identify that needs of the market and meet the needs first. It is the also the skill to analyze the organization, its status and development together with pre-determined checks and balances. This is the role of the business analyst.

Who is a Business Analyst?

Job titles for business analysis practitioners include not only business analyst, but also business systems analyst, systems analyst, requirements engineer, process analyst, product manager, product owner, enterprise analyst, business architect, management consultant, business intelligence analyst, data scientist, and more. Many jobs such as management roles, project management, product management, software development, and quality assurance and interaction design rely heavily on business analysts. A good Business Analyst is creative, a people person. The ability to find solutions to all problems is mandatory. The good Business Analyst will look for opportunities to grow and learn. He or she will listen attentively to what others are saying. He or she is intuitive and has high observation skills. What makes a good business analyst is the ability to listen to what is being said and hear what is not. The good business analyst can read not only into the meaning of words, but also should be able to read between the lines. He or she can understand the needs being expressed when the stakeholders do not always know what they are. A good Business Analyst is a visionary, a creative thinker, and innovative. He or she is fun to work with and carries a positive attitude.

Helping Businesses Do Business Better

The Business Analyst is an agent of change. Business Analysis is a disciplined approach for introducing and managing change to organizations, whether they are for-profit businesses, governments, or nonprofits. However it is a profession that comes with immense responsibility. The responsibility, skills and characteristics needed are based on a strong educational foundation. Therefore it is essential that the education is selected carefully in order to excel in your career as a business analyst. “Business analysis is not a job; it is a profession. A person who does not feel passionate about this role will not excel” explained Barbara A. Carkenord, Author of Seven Steps to Mastering Business Analysis.

Start your International Education from the comfort of your own home

Swinburne University of Technology, Australia has exclusively partnered with the Nawaloka College of Higher Studies (NCHS) to provide students a guaranteed pathway to prestigious Swinburne degrees. Thus, a flexible, time and cost effective study option is now available locally. Furthermore, students will have access to numerous degrees in the stream of Business at Swinburne, Australia and Malaysia. However, through NCHS, the student’s options have broadened. They are now a part of a global network. “Students who join NCHS will directly enroll and be recognized as students of California State University Monterey Bay, California State University San Marcos, Califor nia Stat e University Bakersfield, California State University Humboldt or the University of Swinburne. They are given the option of choosing to do a degree of their choice on completion of the 2 years at NCHS” said a university representative.

To find out more on how you can be a part of the prestigious Swinburne or Cal State degree pathways at NCHS, call 0777 899 998/ 011 5 899 998 or email info@nchs.edu.lk