How to develop my career as a Business Analyst?
Career Planning Tips
- Recognize what is important in your career and life
- Develop a mindset of lifelong learning that supports career advancement
- Keep up to date with changes in the work place and your industry or sector
- Identify any personal blocks or life constraints and how you can overcome them
- Have an unobstructed vision of your future
- Identify broad aims and SMART goals (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Time-Bound)
- Find people who can support you in completing your goals e.g. career coach, mentor, manager or supervisor
- Mistakes happen: use this experience to learn and develop a new career strategy
- Know what strengths and talents you can offer and how you can add value to an organization
- Be flexible, review your progress regularly and be willing to adapt and change
- Realize one career size does not fit all organizations
- Take control of your career, to remain relevant and employed
Business Analysis Career Planning Resources
|Step-1||Understand: Familiarize yourself with the Business Analysis Competency Model|
|Step-2||Evaluate: Assess your business analysis competencies|
|Step-3||Plan: Create your career action plan|
|Step-4||Act: Implement your career action plan|
|Step-5||Review: Review and refine your career action plan|
|View the Business Analysis Competency Model and Business Analyst Career Action Guide for more information on how to take charge of your career!|
- Business Analysis Careers
- What is Business Analysis?
- How to become a Business Analyst?
- Business Analysis Competency Model
- Business Analyst Learning and Development
- BABOK® Guide
- Agile Extension to the BABOK® Guide
- IIBA® Global Business Analysis Core Standard
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