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Applied Business Analysis


Offered in academic partnership with the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)

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International Programming in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
12 months, full-time with a potential work placement

Program Fees: $14,040 plus textbooks (fees are subject to change)

Credentials awarded:  Certificate in Business Analysis and Career Preparation Letter of Accomplishment (LOA) from the University of Manitoba, plus eligibility for an additional credential from the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)

IIBA

Designation eligibility: Certifications are provided by the International Institute for Business Analysis (IIBA),  the professional association maintaining the global standard for industry practices and certification.

Your opportunity

Be a part of making things better. Learn the skills, knowledge, and tasks of the growing business analysis profession as you earn international experience.

Learn the tools and techniques of business analysis

Identify business needs and facilitate effective solutions using the tools and techniques of business analysis, with the Business Analysis Book of Knowledge (BABOK) as your textbook and experienced business analysts to guide you. You’ll emerge with valuable technical and people skills, much closer to coveted IIBA designation.

Industry skills

Learn the essentials of business analysis, by industry standards. You will build your skills in relevant areas including how to work in an Agile project environment, how to adapt your process efficiently as you go, and more. You will enhance both your technical and your soft skills including communication, critical thinking, problem solving, and collaboration.

Introduction to Canada

Experience the culture and the workplace in Canada, with career preparation, language support, and a potential work placement, as you learn business analysis. Become a more capable business analyst, better prepared to perform the tasks of business analysis and better prepared to write IIBA certification exams.

Courses- Certificate in Business Analysis

Business Analysis Certificate

BUAN 0100: Business Analysis Fundamentals
BUAN 0110: Planning & Monitoring
BUAN 0120: Elicitation & Collaboration
BUAN 0130: Requirements Life Cycle Management
BUAN 0140: Strategy & Enterprise Analysis
BUAN 0150: Solution Assessment & Validation
BUAN 0160: Agile Business Analysis
MGMT 0520: Excellence in Communication
BUAN 0170: Business Case Development Project
BUAN 0920 Special Topics: Business Analysis IT
MGMT 0150 Project Management
LDRS 0530 Leading Organizational Change

Courses- Letter of Accomplishment: Career Preparation

MGMT 0132: The Canadian Workplace
MGMT 0138: Intercultural Communication
CONV 0208: Pronunciation Clinic
MGMT 0134: Powerful Business Writing
MGMT 0142: Effective Presentation Skills
MGMT 0136: Networking 101

Industry Experience

175 hour internship placement OR preparatory industry experience course
Placement eligibility determined by resume, professional goals and performance in the program.

Support Services

Language Needs Assessment
Language and Study Support

Entrance Requirements

Education
An undergraduate degree
(a minimum of a 2-year post-secondary credential from a recognized institution may be considered.)

Language Proficiency
A minimum of IELTS 6.0; however, 6.5 is strongly recommended.

If you have lower proficiency scores, you can receive conditional admission with an IELTS 5.0, but you will have to successfully complete Level 700 in the Intensive English Program in order to meet the entrance requirements.

Work Experience
With an undergraduate degree: a minimum of 1 year of full-time demonstrated professional work experience will be given preference.

With a 2-year post-secondary credential: a minimum of 6 months of full-time demonstrated work experience is required; candidates with a minimum of 1 year of full-time work experience will be given preference.

Apply to the program

1. Apply Online (link) or Program Application Form (pdf)

2. Gather your Transcripts and Documents

  • A translated copy of your academic transcript.  Photocopies are accepted for applications however originals are required upon arrival.
  • Proof of graduation (copy of degree or diploma)
  • A copy of your passport
  • Proof of English language proficiency if not from an English exempt (i.e. IELTS, TOFEL pBT, TOFEL iBT, CLB, TOEIL)
  • A copy of your resume or CV
  • A letter of reference from an employer
    Transcripts become the property of University of Manitoba and will not be returned.

3. Submit Your Documents and Application Fee

Submit completed application form, transcripts and documents, along with your $300 application fee payment

Student and Instructor Services

185 Extended Education Complex
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2
or email extended@umanitoba.ca

4. Reserve your seat

Your application will be reviewed and assessed within 5 – 10 business days. If you meet the program’s eligibility criteria and if seats are available, you will be offered admission to the program you applied for. To reserve your seat, you must make a non-refundable $2,000 tuition deposit within 3 weeks of receiving your admission offer. Upon receipt of your payment, we will issue a Letter of Acceptance to you. If your tuition deposit is not received, your admission offer will expire.

5. Make final payment

One month prior to your program start date, the remainder of the tuition must be paid to the University.

6. Get your health care plan

As an International student with Extended Education at the University of Manitoba, you are required to get your own health care plan. Effective Sept. 1, 2018, the Manitoba government no longer covers international students in Extended Education under Manitoba Health. All current and future students are required to obtain alternate health coverage.

Get your health care plan now.

7. Refund Policy

The $300 application fee and the $2,000 tuition deposit payable at time of admission into the program are non-refundable and non-transferrable. The remainder of the tuition is fully refundable if you decide to withdraw before the program start date. Once the program has started, there is no refund of tuition fees. In exceptional circumstances, Extended Education may consider a refund if an appeal is filed and documentation provided.

 

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