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Introduction to Business analysis

Businesses are becoming increasingly reliant on data to identify opportunities and drive their decisions. As a result, business analysts are needed now more than ever. With the right online course, you can learn how to help organisations become more data-driven—and ultimately more efficient and profitable.

Discover if you’re suited to an analytics career before exploring your study options through Open Universities Australia. We’re here to help you compare and enrol in online business analysis courses from top Australian universities.

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Why should you study a course in business analysis?

If you love data, computer programming, statistics, business, or all of the above, then it’s worth considering a course in business analysis. In this career, you’ll act as a bridge between IT teams and business leaders, so you’ll combine your technology skills with business acumen.

Job opportunities in business analytics are also on the rise, making it a good time to get qualified. According to SEEK, demand for these roles is expected to increase by 29.6% over the next five years.

What you'll learn in a course on business analysis

You can choose to explore subjects from economics and macroeconomic trends to data analysis and IT systems, depending on what interests you.

You’ll learn how to translate technical data into actionable insights, and communicate your findings to a range of stakeholders. After you graduate, you’ll understand how data analytics applies across numerous business functions and departments.

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