Business Analysis

Business Analysis Extension Certificate


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Business analysis is the practice of defining needs and recommending solutions, allowing organizations to change, add value and meet the needs of stakeholders.

Qualified business analysts are in demand. With our lean, focused Business Analysis Certificate program, you can apply your new knowledge right away. 

Business analysts enable change by defining business needs and recommending solutions that deliver value. They also manage requirements and support continuous improvement efforts for organizational success.

Learn how to create solutions to problems with our Business Analysis Certificate. Our courses are taught by instructors who work in the industry and follow the BABOK® Guide v3. Whether you want to revitalize your existing BA skills or gain entry into this fast-growing field, our courses provide real-world learning you can use. Flexible and affordable, the eight courses in this certificate can be taken in a format that best suits your needs.

With support from our experienced instructors, discover best practices, proven tools and industry-recognized techniques to analyze needs and solutions. Build knowledge to recommend strategies and support stakeholder collaboration. Model, analyze, communicate and manage requirements and other business analysis information.



  • Earn a recognized credential to enhance your career prospects
  • Prepare for a career as a business analyst
  • Learn from experienced industry professionals
  • Earn professional development hours towards IIBA certification or re-certification

Program format

Format: Classroom, Online, Fast Track | Learn more

Duration: Complete 8 required courses (120 hours). Can be completed within 1 semester up to a maximum of 3 years

The listed course hours indicate the estimated time to review the online learning units - your actual time spent completing assignments may vary.

Newly Revised Content

All courses in this program have undergone a revison of content and assessments (2021). 

Free! Information Session

Interested in learning more about the new Business Analysis Extension Certificate at Mount Royal University? Join us for a free virtual information session on Wednesday, September 7 from noon until1 p.m. Register here!

Multi-level, competency-based certification is awarded through the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA ®). Certification is increasingly recognized as the benchmark of excellence for the business analysis professional. For an overview of certification requirements and upcoming Calgary Chapter events, please visit the IIBA ® website.

Mount Royal University Faculty of Continuing Education and Extension is proud to be an Endorsed Educational Provider (EEP™) of the IIBA®. All of the courses in the Business Analysis Extension Certificate automatically qualify towards the Professional Development hours required for IIBA® certification or re-certification.

Contact us

For information about this program:
403.440.6861 or 1.888.392.3655
Mount Royal University, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary AB T3E 6K6

Customize this program for your organization through our Corporate Training unit.


The IIBA EEP logo, IIBA, CBAP, Business Analysis Body of Knowledge and BABOK marks are wholly owned by IIBA and are used under license granted by IIBA.