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Future Skills Short Course

Business Analyst

Develop the necessary human, technical, and Agile skills required to become a successful business analyst. Learn how to identify a root cause, gather requirements, gain stakeholder endorsement, and segment work for interdisciplinary teams. 

Time commitment
6 weeks, 8 hours per week
Time commitment
6 weeks, 8 hours per week

Level up your skills and qualifications as a digital native

Teaming up with the best in industry, our courses lean into the future of work to deliver the best in structured, mentor-supported, 100% online education.

Today, the role of a business analyst is vital in powering any successful digital business. Bringing broad and enduring value, business analysts translate business needs into the right buildable solutions and processes.

According to a 2018 survey by ZDNet, 70% of organisations undertaking digital transformations are driving an increased need for business analysts, with growth expected to increase by 20% over the next five years.

Our Business Analyst course will provide you with an immersed experience in responding to an in-depth scenario that follows each stage of the business analysis lifecycle. You’ll learn the key transferable skills required by a valuable business analyst which are causation, facilitation, problem-solving, work breakdown, and adaptive communication.

Career outlook

Take a closer look at what opportunities in the Business Analyst field.

Job satisfaction

Business Analysts have a job satisfaction of 4/5

Industry growth

23.3% Projected job growth in the next 5 years

Salary expectations

The average salary of a Business Analyst is $120k

Job opportunities

In Australia, there are 6,000 + jobs available in this sector

Course overview

Learn more about our Business Analyst course in the video below.

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Course structure

  • Understand the prevalent methods used in business analysis including the importance of Agile and the Agile Manifesto
  • Consult with stakeholders to understand a business’s current state and conduct a root cause analysis
  • Map your current state and understand the user journey

Learn with industry experts

Sarah Hunter-Neale
Sarah Hunter-NealeSubject matter expert

RMIT Online has built our courses in partnership with industry, providing you with the latest industry insights and best practices from the real world of work. Our subject matter experts on this course include people like Sarah Hunter-Neale. Sarah is a delivery manager in one of the consumer tribes at

Nicole Keating
Nicole KeatingSubject matter expert

Nicole is the capabilities development lead for ThoughtWorks. She’s spent more than 20 years across a wide variety of organisational functions, understanding and navigating changing business contexts while guiding others towards strategic goals.

Learner success team
Learner success teamRMIT Online

Our learner success team are here to help you with 1:1 coaching, tips on how to successfully study online, and any questions or concerns you may have.

Jaksha Shah
Jaksha ShahExpert industry mentor

Jaksha is a Lead Consultant at Thoughtworks with a wealth of experience gathered by doing product delivery, coaching clients on ways of working and advising organisations on delivery frameworks , helping deliver complex programmes of work, enterprise portfolio management using Lean and agile principles across multiple industries.

Why choose RMIT Online

Get a world-class education and transform your career.

Real world skills

Develop skills that have been validated by industry, while getting credentialed by a world-leading university.

Industry connected

You'll gain knowledge and practical skills from renowned industry partners who are at the forefront of their field.

Flexible delivery

Advance your career while you study. RMIT Online courses let you balance work, study and life commitments.

Supported community

Be guided by a network of industry experts and peers, and supported by our dedicated success team.

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