Business Analysis

Professional Development Certificate

Business analysts play a critical role in every project by properly identifying needs, engaging stakeholders, assessing solutions and evaluating their performance to look for improvements over time.

Professional Accreditation

In today's dynamic business environment, business analysts play critical roles at all levels of an organization as they work on strategic initiatives and projects, collaborate with stakeholders to define requirements, assess business needs, recommend solutions and support the implementation of project plans.

MacEwan University is an Endorsed Education Provider with the International Institute of Business Analysis™ (IIBA®), offering this practical, hands-on program aligned with A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide v3), published by IIBA.

These courses will also help individuals preparing for certification with IIBA and satisfy eligibility requirements for the Certification of Competency in Business Analysis™ (CCBA®) and/or Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®) designation—the industry benchmarks of excellence for business analysts. They may also be used to satisfy recertification requirements.

For more information regarding IIBA certification requirements, visit

Learning and Career Growth

These courses will help you:
• Improve your ability to collect requirements, engage stakeholders and evaluate business needs for the organization
• Learn in-demand business process and analysis skills based on industry best practices
• Gain tools, techniques and templates to apply to your projects
• Earn CDUs to prepare you for the ECBA, CCBA or CBAP certification exams or to satisfy recertification requirements

Duration and Delivery

This certificate consists of 7 courses 14-21 hours in length for a total of 119 instructional hours. The certificate may be completed in as little as one year.

Some courses may be offered online or face to face at Allard Hall City Centre Campus. Each individual course will have more information on course delivery.

Getting Started

There are no admission requirements for this program. You can simply register for a course any time. We strongly recommend that Basics of Business Analysis be taken first as it is an overview of the entire Business Analysis professional development certificate.

IIBA, BABOK, CBAP and CCBA are registered marks of the International Association of Business Analysis.


Course fees range from $499-$595 and the total cost to complete the full certificate is $3,781 based on the current course fees. Fees are listed with individual courses and do not include supplies unless otherwise indicated. Fees are subject to change.

A copy of the BABOK® Guide v3 is required and may be purchased through IIBA or most bookstores.


Professional Development Certificate


If you have any questions about your enrolment, or if you would prefer not to enrol online, contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

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We're moving

The School of Continuing Education will move to Allard Hall at City Centre Campus Fall 2020.