Category Archives: BA Program News

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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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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Sheridan Students Featured in IIBA Newsletter

Four students from Sheridan’s Business Analysis Certificate program were featured in IIBA’s ® monthly newsletter BA Connection.  Students were asked “What does it mean to be a BA student?”  Check out their responses here: http://www.iiba.org/ba-connect/2014/april/what-does-it-mean-to-be-a-ba-student.aspx International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) is an independent non-profit professional association serving the growing field of business analysis. For individuals working in a broad range of roles – business analysis, systems analysis, requirements analysis or management, project management, consulting, process improvement and more – IIBA® can help you do your job better and enhance your professional life.

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Important Changes to the Sheridan Business Analysis Certificate

Sheridan is happy announce some changes to the Business Analysis Certificate that improve the flexibility for students to customize the program to meet their career and learning objectives. 

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Spring 2014 Registration Now Open!

Spring 2014 Registration Now Open! Registration is now open for Spring 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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New Research Guide for BA Students

Students in the business analysis program have an awesome new tool to assist with their research and learning.  Sheridan’s Library & Learning Services have just produced a new research guide designed for the BA student.  Check it out here: http://sheridaninstitute.libguides.com/business_analysis?hs=a  The research guide includes journal databases, eBooks, Videos and websites that are relevant to your studies.

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Winter 2014 Registration Now Open!

Winter 2014 Registration Now Open! Registration is now open for Winter 2014 class in the Business Analysis Certificate program. Here is a breakdown of our offerings by campus:

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Sheridan BA Program Featured in Metro Magazine

It’s now easier than ever to pursue a career as a Business Analyst (BA) thanks to the new online option to the business analysis certificate at Sheridan College. Once an in-class only program, Sheridan’s BA certificate is now available online.

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Sheridan’s Business Analysis Program Launches on OntarioLearn

Students across the province now have access to Sheridan’s Business Analysis Program through OntarioLearn.com. Business analysis is the practice of enabling change in an organizational context by defining needs and recommending solutions that deliver value to stakeholders.  The Sheridan program, which has been running since 2009, is now available to students via online delivery.  “Making this program available through OntarioLearn.com broadens the number of students who can benefit from the program,” stated Dan Piedra, Associate Dean, Open Learning Centre at Sheridan.  “Most of our students are busy working professionals.  Online learning allows these individuals a flexible and convenient means of … Continue reading

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Two BA Courses Get New Names

As our faculty reviewed the curriculum and materials for this year, we introduced the concept of a BA “engagement” to the program.  An engagement is like a BA “gig”.  For example, a senior BA might be assigned an Enterprise Analysis Engagement to create the business case for a new project.  In industry, it is very common for that BA’s involvement with the project to end when the business case is approved.  Another BA is often involved with performing the Requirements Analysis work for the project.  We consider that another engagement.  This concept has really helped the students in the introductory … Continue reading

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