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IT Business Analysis

BAGCSchool of Information Technology

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Key Details

Program Start Dates

May 2024

July 2024

September 2024

November 2024

January 2025

Please visit Ontario College Application Service to learn more about start dates

Program Delivery

Flex / Full-time

Credential

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Program Duration

3 Semesters

Program Contacts

Nathan Abourbih

Program Coordinator / Professor

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705-566-8101 ext.6955
International Admissions
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Program Overview

Bridge the gap between business and technology. 

This intensive program will enable you to advance businesses at the strategic, tactical, and operational levels by improving processes, products, and services through technology. You will become a robust and valuable professional who is confident in bridging the gap between business and technology through your development of exceptional communication, leader, problem-solving, planning, and critical thinking skills. 
 
Gain a thorough understanding of how to perform elicitations, write specifications, create and use models, evaluate opportunities, analyze information, negotiate deals, provide quality assurance, and work through difficult situations. 
 
As a grad from this program, you will be familiar with the global standards for business analysis. 

Program Highlights

Program highlights

  • Delivered with a series of condensed 7-week courses 
  • Learn the skills necessary to become a professional who can bridge the gap between business and technology, leveraging your existing experience and creativity 
  • Gain a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical skills tailored to meet the current job market demands 
  • Flex delivery allows you to join classes in-person or online in real-time  
  • 7-week placement or capstone project in the final semester 

Admissions

Admission requirements

Applicants must be graduates of a diploma, advanced diploma, or degree program from an Ontario College or equivalent.

OR

Applicant must possess five years of work experience in a related field (or combination of education and work experience) as judged by the College to be equivalent. Applicants must submit a resume detailing their related experience and a cover letter outlining their competencies and preparedness for the program (any and all postsecondary transcripts must still be submitted).

International Student Admissions

Are you an international student? Learn more about additional requirements.

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Program Delivery

Program delivery

2023-2024

Spring term start

SEMESTER 1: Spring 2024
SEMESTER 2: Fall 2024
SEMESTER 3: Winter 2025

July term start

SEMESTER 1: July 2024
SEMESTER 2: November 2024
SEMESTER 3: March 2025

2024-2025

Fall term start

SEMESTER 1: Fall 2024
SEMESTER 2: Winter 2025
SEMESTER 3:  Spring 2025

November term start

SEMESTER 1: November 2024
SEMESTER 2: March 2025
SEMESTER 3: July 2025

Winter term start

SEMESTER 1: Winter 2025
SEMESTER 2: Spring 2025
SEMESTER 3: Fall 2025

March term start

SEMESTER 1: March 2025
SEMESTER 2: July 2025
SEMESTER 3: November 2025

Spring term start

SEMESTER 1: Spring 2025
SEMESTER 2: Fall 2025
SEMESTER 3: Winter 2026

July term start

SEMESTER 1: July 2025
SEMESTER 2: November 2025
SEMESTER 3: March 2026

Please note that courses may vary in the order they are offered depending on when you start the program. The sequence listed is based on a September 2024 intake. For more information about this sequence, please email the program coordinator.

Program of Study

Program of study for 2024-25 Academic Year

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
First 7-week block – SEP/OCT
BTA 2010Introduction to ITBA1
COM 2010Data Storytelling1
STY 4040Software Product Development3
BUS 1837Business Comm Strategies3
STY 1991Software Engineering Concepts3
Second 7-week block – NOV/DEC
IND 1181Indigenous Business Workshop1
BTA 1876Requirements Development3
ANA 1000Foundations of Data Analytics3
DBA 3306Data Management3
 Credits21
Semester 2
First 7-week block – JAN/FEB
ISP 1915AI Strategies for Business1
SYS 1701Enterprise Solutions3
BTA 1960Business Management3
PRM 1024Software Project Management3
Second 7-week block – MAR/APR
BTA 8020Business Process Management3
COM 1947Technology Career Essentials1
CMP 1979Modern Software Development3
SYS 1973Digital Transformation3
 Credits20
Semester 3
First 7-week block – MAY/JUN
BTA 1018

or BTA 1019
IT BA Work Placement

or IT BA Capstone Course
6
 Credits6
 Total Credits47

Fees

Tuition Cost

Canadian Students

$7,293.84Estimated first year costView fee breakdown

International Students

$19,819.42Estimated first year costView fee breakdown

Important Notice

Fees presented are estimates based on projections for future academic year(s) of study. Actual fees charged may differ from what is published here. A full detailed listing of all fees is available in myCambrian and updated annually no later than May 1 for the following academic year. Students in Academic Upgrading are responsible for any fees listed on their invoice each term.

Tuition and ancillary fees

Please see our fees page for the breakdown of tuition and mandatory ancillary fees by program and semester for both domestic and international students.

Books and supplies

Books and supplies may be required at the course level over and above what is estimated above. Please consult your professor/instructor for further information.

College may be more affordable than you think!

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Work-integrated learning (WIL)

Take your education beyond the classroom!

Cambrian programs blend academic learning, hands-on training, and community involvement opportunities to help you achieve your ultimate goal – your dream career. You’ll have the opportunity to apply your knowledge to real-world scenarios within and outside of the classroom through work-integrated learning. Whether it be a capstone project, co-op, practicum, preceptorship component, or placement, you’ll benefit from a practical, job-related experience before you graduate.

Field of Study

School of Information Technology

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Specific program pathways

Part-time pathway

This program can be completed on a part-time basis, with the exception of the work-integrated learning (WIL) component. The WIL component must be completed on a regular/full-time schedule; however, part-time students may request to complete their WIL with a job-out arrangement or seek academic credit for the WIL via the Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition (PLAR) process.

College or university degree opportunities  

If you are a graduate of this program, you may continue your studies at a college or university and you may receive credit(s) for your prior college education. Refer to Cambrian’s college and university agreement details for further information. 

Career Outcomes

Employment opportunities

Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities in private and not-for-profit organizations and government departments as business analysts. Entrepreneurs can become consultants for organizations.

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Minimum technology requirements

Success in this program requires that you come equipped with some program-specific technology requirements.

Bring your own device (BYOD)

Cambrian College has implemented a BYOD principle to both enrich the student learning experience in and out of the classroom and to ensure flexibility!

Ready to take the first step?

Start gaining the highest level of skills at Cambrian now – and you’ll be ready to take advantage of the many career opportunities waiting for you just around the corner. The future is yours!

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