Business analysis has continuously topped LinkedIn's list of most in-demand skills. It's one of the few hard skills every professional should have as most roles require some level of business analysis to make decisions.
Are you considering a career in business analysis? Already working in the sector but are stumped as to how to grow? Or are you one of many professionals without the business analysis title but have been tasked with strengthening your business analysis skills.
Our guests will explore employment, education and community in this demanding field.
Facilitator Jay Ashford has been working as a consulting project manager and business analyst for more than 12 years. He is the founder and principal of ATS Partners, an Oakland, Calif.-based consulting and training firm that helps clients navigate from current-state to future-state in their business processes and supporting technologies. He is currently Board Secretary for the IIBA San Francisco Bay Area chapter and Director at Large for the Project Management Institute's San Francisco chapter.
Jay will guide attendees on how to springboard your career with strong business analysis skills.
More than 10 years of career-building experience led Certificate Program in Business Analytics alumna Heather Sheehan to her business analyst role at The Bountiful Company, the parent company of Puritan’s Pride and formerly Vitamin World.
Certificate Program in Business Analytics alumni Steven Harris is the Director of Information Technology and Systems for The Division of Professional Studies at the University of Maryland, Baltimore.