Author Archives: Jonathan Nituch

Business Analyst (Co-Op Placement)

Winters Instruments is currently looking for a Business Analyst to support the President. The position is based in Toronto at our corporate head office. The acceptable candidate must be a team player, highly motivated and possess a positive attitude. They must able to perform intricate work in a fast paced sales organization so to produce consistently high quality work.

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Sheridan Business Analysis Certificate updates for BABOK 3

As you may know, the International Institute of Business Analysis released version 3.0 of the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge BABOK® in April. We have been busy this summer with updating a number of our courses to align with BABOK V3.0. The following courses are now updated and will be aligned with BABOK 3 for the Fall 2015 term

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Winter 2015 Registration Now Open!

Winter 2015 Registration Now Open! Registration is now open for Winter 2015 class in the Business Analysis Certificate program. This term includes offerings for two new electives! Here is a breakdown of our offerings by campus:

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Hot Topics – Two New Electives for the BA Program

We have added two new electives to the Business Analysis certificate program starting in Fall 2014: Agile Methodologies and Introduction to Analytics and Big Data. We are excited to be offering this two courses that are current hot topics in industry. This brings the total number of electives to four, allowing students greater flexibility. Here is a quick look at these two new courses.

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BA Job Opening: FedEx

This role is a full-time BA position with FedEx, located right beside the airport in Mississauga. The manager is looking for someone to 6-8 years of BA experience. The ideal candidate will have process re-engineering, UML, data mapping & modeling experience. Ideally in an enterprise environment. They should be comfortable with SQL querying, and have experience putting test reports and training documentation for the UATs. The testing is manual and there’s no specific testing tools they need to have.

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Fall 2014 Registration Now Open!

Fall 2014 Registration Now Open! Registration is now open for Fall 2014 class in the Business Analysis Certificate program. This term includes offerings for two new electives! Here is a breakdown of our offerings by campus:

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Haltech Event – SEO 101: Be Seen First

Ever say the phrase “let me google it”? You’re not alone: 93% of internet traffic comes from search engines like Google, Bing and Yahoo.  You can’t afford to let this sizeable pool of prospects slip away! Be seen first: Through Search Engine Optimization (SEO), small changes to your website can often bring your website from page 50 to page #1.  Search engines are smart, but they still need our help. 

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Urgent Need for Jr BA

Urgent Need: A person for 3-6 months on contract. The nature and scope of the work is more Jr BA than Sr BA Context: We are a Market Research firm, and the research studies we do each have their own set of specifications associated with everything from the size and shape of sample, to the questionnaire that structures the interviews, to the nature of analysis and reporting to our clients on the results of the research study.

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Silicon Halton Event – Networking Un-Meetup

We allot four 30-minute timeslots for presentations and/or discussions.  Any un-meetup attendee can provide a lightening presentation  to pitch their topic (2min max, no slides) – The proposed topic must relate to the Networking theme. The audience will then vote on the topics that interest them most. This will be fun and engaging, not a simple show-of-hands – even the voting process contains networking.

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IIBA Toronto Event – The Techniques of Persuasion

This event will focus on the techniques of persuasion from a business analyst perspective. Persuasion has technical skills – just like process modeling – and steps to follow if you’re going to build support. Going from being an order taker to leading the creation of value requires that analysts master these techniques and provide persuasive leadership. This is a deep dive into specific questions to ask, situations to look for, and methods for engaging executives – all from a business analyst’s perspective and rich in personal stories and experiences.

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