Business Analysis

Business Analysis Briefing - Free Session!
Thinking about a career in business analysis? Join us to learn more about the field and its careers, Business Solutions program offerings and reasons why business analysis is important to your business. 

Thursday, Sept. 27
5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Naperville Center, Room 23

Fall Business Analysis Courses

Foundation of Business Analysis 
Get an overview of what business analysis is and what the business analyst does. Improve your skills and gain knowledge required in the performance of day-to-day tasks. Explore principles that are integral to all business analysis work at any stage in a project. Examine and understand the role of the International Institute of Business Analysis® (IIBA®) and the Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide). 14 professional development hours. Instructor: Nadine Millner

Saturday, Oct. 6 and 13
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
BSANA-0200-011, $550
Naperville Center, Room 23

Advanced Business Analysis
Learn an integral skill for a business analyst: requirements analysis and modeling. Receive in-depth instruction on key business analysis deliverables including business case documentation, requirements management planning, requirements analysis and packaging and solution evaluation. Practical application of the learning is applied to create association of theory to tasks performed daily by business analysts. 14 professional development hours. Instructor: Nadine Millner

Saturday, Oct. 20 and 27
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
BSANA-0210-001, $550
Naperville Center, Room 23

Business Analysis Certification Prep Course
Take the next step in your career and work toward certification as a Business Analysis Professional. Understand the role, purpose and structure of BABOK® Guide, as well as underlying competencies necessary to be effective. This one-day course helps you review principles of business analysis in the context of the BABOK® Guide to prepare for the exam. Earn 7 professional development hours. Instructor: Nadine Millner. Required book: A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide v3)

Saturday, Nov. 3
8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
BSANA-0220-001, $275
Naperville Center, Room 23


Business Analysis is a growing field. American employers will need 876,000 business analysis related professionals by 2020.* The Business Analysis program at College of DuPage supports the multi-level, competency-based certification programs of the IIBA and prepares professionals to advance their careers:

  • Junior business analysts will prepare for the Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA®).
  • Mid-career and experienced business analysts will prepare for the Certificate of Capability in Business Analysis (CCBA®) and Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) certification.

*Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment Projections Program.


COD's Business Analysis courses provide a strong foundation for sitting for the ECBA™, Entry Certificate in Business Analysis; CCBA®, Certificate of Capability in Business Analysis or CBAP®, Certified Business Analysis Professional, offered by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA). For more information on certifications and requirements, please visit

Instructor: Nadine Millner, CBAP®

Nadine has a passion for business analysis that has evolved into educating others. Her goal is to ensure that the next generation of business analysts possess practical skills that result in value being added to the enterprises they work for. View her LinkedIn profile.


Contact Continuing Education

To register or for detailed program information, call Continuing Education at (630) 942-2208 or email You may also register online. To view our complete program listing, see the Spring 2019 Continuing Education Schedule of Classes.

Contact Information

Continuing Education
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1110, (630) 942-2208
Fax: (630) 942-3785

Office Hours
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Friday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday

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