Business Analysis and Transformation

Learn how to navigate complex business situations

11 weeks, one evening per week,
Start Date:
28th June 2023
28th Sept 2023
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Tuesday for Sept
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Normal Price:
Online: €980
On-Campus: €1395

This course is starting in June 2023. Apply now!

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Learn how to drive business change through innovation and apply business analysis mechanisms to gain valuable insights into business performance and techniques with business transformation.

This course will:

  • Teach you how to collaborate, network and communicate effectively with stakeholders in an ethical manner
  • Introduce you to methods, tools, techniques and documentation in accordance with standard business practices
  • Provide you with the skills to develop new or improved innovative business processes to support a company's strategic objectives.
  • Give you a clear and detailed understanding of the concepts of business analysis
  • Improve your confidence to take on important projects within organisations. 

According to Report Ocean, the European business analytics solution market was worth $15.86 billion in 2019 and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 6.48 percent between 2020 and 2026, thanks to the ongoing digitalization trend in business, data-driven decision making, and technological advancements in analytics software.

Course Details

Business Analysis is a professional discipline that is used to identify and communicate the need for change and how organisations manage this transformation as part of their operations function.

As a discipline Business analysis touches right across an organisation, such as 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. 

The Diploma in Business Analysis will therefore explore 

  • Strategic Models that are used in Business 
  • Project Management principles and knowledge Areas
  • Change management initiatives and how they are implemented 
  • Business Analysis techniques used by a Business Analyst 
  • Case Studies that demonstrate what has worked and not worked for Organisations 

Also, upon successful completion of this module, learners will also be able to apply the technique of Business Process mapping Notation and assess/analyse the need for Requirements Engineering.


The diploma is assessed through a project (by continuous assessment). Learners will be asked to produce an individual report on a given change management case scenario. 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

Business Analysts are in-demand, being central to business transformation projects, they play a crucial role. Using proven techniques to analyse a business area and identify changes to business processes, the skills gained during this course are valuable for future employment.

Possible careers within this field include:

  • Business Analyst
  • Commercial Business Analyst
  • Customer Relationship Management Business Analyst
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Transformational Change Programme Advisor

According to Allied Market Research, the European big data and business analytics market was worth $44.21 billion in 2018 and is expected to grow to $105.82 billion by 2027, with a CAGR of 11.5 percent between 2020 and 2027.

The average income for a Business Analyst, IT in Ireland is €4044, according to PayScale.


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 ‘Apply 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).

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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..