Why should you get a Business Analyst certification from GAFM?
Business Analysts are becoming increasingly common in many industries, many of those are serving in the information technology industry, banking and financial institutions, telecommunications, and others. During the hiring process, employers want to make sure you have the skills and knowledge to effectively perform the job. An active business analyst certification can show you not only have the skills and knowledge to excel in the role but are also dedicated to your career. Additionally, many employers seek certified professionals, so you are likely to expand the job opportunities that are available to you by earning a certification. GAFM certifications are accredited by ACBSP Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, with high quality education as a member of CHEA/CIQG. GAFM is also accredited by TUV Austria for ISO 9001 and ISO 21001.
Business Analyst duties and responsibilities
Skilled Business Analyst assist with the implementation and support of business information systems across multiple departments. They identify problems and opportunities within a company and ultimately provide solutions that help achieve the business’ goals. A Business Analyst job description should cover collaborating with financial reporting and IT teams to develop initiatives and strategies that optimise costs and improve internal and external reporting. Business Analysts conduct market analyses, analysing both product lines and the overall profitability of the business. In addition, they develop and monitor data quality metrics and ensure business data and reporting needs are met. Strong technology, analytical and communication skills are must-have traits.
A Business Analyst job description typically includes:
- Creating a detailed business analysis, outlining problems, opportunities and solutions for a business
- Budgeting and forecasting
- Planning and monitoring
- Financial modelling
- Variance Analysis
- Defining business requirements and reporting them back to stakeholders
In addition to performing financial and operational modelling, a Business Analyst is expected to develop new models that underpin sound business decisions. A Business Analyst job description should recognise the streamlining and improving of internal and external reporting. The role should also call for a strong understanding of regulatory and reporting requirements as well as plenty of experience in forecasting, budgeting and financial analysis combined with understanding of key performance indicators.
Registered Business Analyst ™ (RBA)
The Registered Business Analyst ™ (RBA) certification is a professional credential that demonstrates the attainment of a defined level of technical competencies in business analysis and requirements management, professional practice, and ethical behavior. Registered Business Analysts identify business needs and solutions within the context of the overall direction of a company. They develop and implement critical business solutions through information gathering, synthesis, review, and testing. It forms the basis of the assessment that applicants must pass to gain Registered Business Analyst status and inclusion in the Register of The Global Academy of Finance and Management® Certified / Chartered Professional. Individuals with several years of experience as a strategic business analyst are encouraged to acquire this certification. A guide book shall assist candidates to pass in the examination besides providing a valuable source of reference for an individual to excel toward becoming a Registered Business Analyst. Take the challenges ahead with the gold-standard Registered Business Analyst ™ certification.
Requirements: i) Diploma / Degree ii) 3+ years experience as a business analyst iii) Pass the RBA examination
HOW TO APPLY: To qualify for the Registered Business Analyst ™ certification, you need to complete the following steps:
- Complete the Mandatory Candidate Information (MCI)
- Complete the payment upon receipt of the invoice
- Take the exam when you’re ready
Examination: email to request the examination questions when you are ready to take the exam. Examination comprised of 50 questions; Passing grade is 70%.
Course fee: Includes Registered Business Analyst certificate, membership certificate, examination fee, and shipping.
Mandatory Candidate Information : please include the Title of the Certification Course in the subject line when submitting the following information and attach a latest copy of your C.V. email to email@example.com
1) Full Name: 2) Shipping Address: 3) Name on Certificate: 4) Mobile number:
The GAFM International Board of Standards is the first graduate global Board of Standards for industry professionals to earn Accreditation under the TUV-OE European Standards for ISO 9001 Certification and ISO 29990 Certification. GAFM is also a chartered member of the CHEA Council for Higher Education Accreditation – International Quality Group (CHEA/CIQG) Memorandum of Affiliation is designed to engage quality assurance and accrediting organizations in a shared effort to affirm and promote fundamental principles for higher education quality. GAFM is listed as “International Board of Standards” in CHEA/CIQG.
Founded in 1988, the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) is a global business education accrediting body and the first organization to offer accreditation to all levels of collegiate business educational degree programs from associate to doctoral. ACBSP ignites a standard of excellence with an accreditation process based on the Baldrige Education Criteria for Performance Excellence. By evaluating aspects of leadership, strategic planning, relationships with stakeholders, quality of academic programs, faculty credentials, and educational support, ACBSP assesses whether or not business programs offer a rigorous educational experience and commitment to continuous quality improvement.
For more than 10 years, ACBSP and GAFM have benefited from a mutual articulation agreement. The current agreement between ACBSP and GAFM International Board of Standards states:
- All ACBSP baccalaureate/graduate degree schools that have attained accredited status will be officially recognized by the GAFM with an educational and degree path toward certification eligibility.
- ACBSP accredited business school programs are recognized as GAFM/AAPM eligible programs for credentials listed at GAFM.COM.MY
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