Business Analysis and Transformation

Learn how to navigate complex business situations

11 weeks, one evening per week,
Start Date:
24th Sept (Online)
Reference Code:
Normal Price:
Online: €980
On-Campus: €1395

This Course is starting in Sept 2024

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The business world is in constant movement and disruption with new business structures and processes required in response to shifts in competitive threats and offerings, global market trends and varied customer expectations.  Business Analysis & Transformation is a professional discipline that has evolved to assist organisations in analysing, identifying and planning for transformation in how business is carried out.  As a discipline Business analysis impacts right across an organisation, including strategy development, the creation of enterprise architecture, defining policy for initiating projects contribute to fostering a culture of continuous improvement and Business Transformation

There is a focus on the role and responsibilities of the Business Analyst, both in terms of Operations and Strategic Projects and on the tools and techniques used by a Business Analyst in that role, leading to both personal and professional development. This Diploma introduces you to these tools and techniques, including emphasis on digital tools.

Morgan amd Mc Kinley places Business Analyst's at the top of in-demand key jobs in Ireland in 2023.

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for business analysts is expected to see a 14 percent increase by 2024, which is the highest average percentage among growing professions.

Course Details

This programme has recently been revised and enhanced to take account of new developments in the field. It takes due account of the BABOK® Guide (the Business Analysis Body Of Knowledge), in particular there is new coverage of the Business Analysis Core Concept Model (BACCM), an analysis tool to design and build transformation solutions through multiple iterations with all stakeholders.

The Diploma begins at the higher level, considering why there is a need for Business Analysis and Transformation projects in the modern business world.  It addresses the characteristics of a business analysis and transformation leader, giving students a chance to self-assess their own personas.  Student get hands-on with business modelling software, as well as opportunities to assess why and where business transformation projects can be challenging, including stakeholder involvement and impact assessment. The specific opportunities and challenges of technology-driven business transformation are addressed, giving students an opportunity to explore the innovative transformations possible in this regard.


Learners will be asked to produce an individual report on a given business analysis and transformation case scenario.  An example might be of a CRM system to better deliver customer service.  The assessment requires the learner to detail and document the steps in their proposed process, using appropriate tools and techniques. 

What is a Professional Diploma?

An IBAT Professional Diploma is a focused, short duration practical course that consolidates, upskills and/or reskills learners in a professional area. They are stand-alone qualifications  that do not lead to an award on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).

Lecturer Profile

Paul Crowther
Paul Crowther/ Lecturer Diploma in Business Analysis /
Paul is an experienced business adviser and coach working for clients to manage organisational change, develop and implement strategic business plans, and improve financial management and planning, particularly in relation to working capital. He focuses on the organisation as a source of sustainable competitive advantage leading to organisational and business success. Paul has worked with clients to implement change management programs, develop strategic and financial plans, build business strategy and advise on marketing strategy and strategic choices.

Career Opportunities

Potential opportunities for those who successfully complete the programme may include:

  • Business Analyst
  • Commercial Business Analyst
  • Business Transformational Programme Advisor


Implementing change and managing the change was my favourite aspect of this course.
Noreen Flynn Diploma in Business Analysis Graduate

Entry Requirements

While no prior academic qualification or professional experience is required to participate in this programme, business analysts benefit from having a solid business foundation or broad IT learning.

Therefore, to succeed in an analytical role, and facilitate business and organisational change, you should have a broad range of business, technical, and interpersonal skills.

How to Apply

Click on ‘Find out More’ or ‘Book Now’ to reserve your place or enquire more about this course.

You can also book a one to one with one of our course specialists by calling us at:  +353 1 8075 055  or emailing us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We also have flexible payment plans, please ‘Find out More’ or call us to discuss your options or visit the college anytime and our course specialists will be more than willing to discuss any queries you may have.


Diploma in Business Analysis and Transformation Badge
Digital Credentials
A Digital Certificate will be issued upon successful completion of  a project producing an individual report on a given change management case scenario, in addition, you will also receive a Digital Badge.

What is a Digital Badge?
A micro-credential is a compact credential that verifies the achievement of a skill or knowledge gained. A Digital Badge is a visual representation of having earned a micro-credential which can be shared on various online platforms to showcase the earner’s achievement.

Why have a Digital Badge?
Your Digital Badge and Certificate can be shared on social media channels such as LinkedIn and Facebook. Digital Badges can also be added to email signatures, displayed on resumes or added to recognised achievement platforms such as Badgr, Credly and OpenBadges. These are a great way to communicate your knowledge and skills, and highlight your commitment to Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Part-time Courses

IBAT offer a range of part time courses in the areas of Business, Management, Marketing, Finance and ICT.

Student Benefits

Discover the additional support services and facilities we have to help you thrive; from IT Labs, a Career Service, Networking Evenings and more..