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Certificate (Business Analysis)

 6 weeks
 full time

Program Description

  • Certificate degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the University of Waterloo is offered as a 6-week  program.
  • It is an online, course-based program offered on a full-time basis.
  • This is an in-class certificate program that provides students with the knowledge and skills that are needed to excel and succeed as a business analyst.
  • The program’s curriculum is consistent with the business analysis industry standard set by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®) and prepares participants for the IIBA’s Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) certification.
  • In this program students have to complete the following required courses:
    • Comprehensive Business Analysis - Part 1: Planning and Communication (four days)
    • Comprehensive Business Analysis - Part 2: Elicitation, Documentation, and Analysis (four days)
    • Enterprise and Strategic Analysis (three days)
  • This certificate is designed for business analysts, those interested in pursuing a business analysis career, and/or those interested in performing business analysis work. 
  • It is a Professional Development Program which offers advanced online certificates to help students to develop new skills, gain practical knowledge, and advance their career.
  • It is a multi-week online certificate that will give students an advantage in a highly competitive job market.
  • Each course runs for six weeks, and lessons are released on Wednesdays and Fridays of each week. Students are not required to be online at any specific time.
  • It is an open-book, multiple-choice exam and students need to achieve a minimum of 65% to pass the course and there is only one opportunity to submit and pass the exam.
  • A certificate of completion from Ed2Go is available for printing immediately upon successful completion and a certificate from the University of Waterloo will be emailed to students within 1-2 weeks.
  • This certificates program provides students with a wide variety of tools and techniques which will help them to achieve their personal and career goals.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Certificate
Duration6 weeks
Delivery TypeFull Time
Program Url

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • There are no admission requirements, no deadlines, and no required time to complete the certificate.
  • All courses must be taken through Professional Development at the University of Waterloo in order to be eligible for the certificate from Professional Development.

Required Document List

Followings are the required documents:

  • Official Transcripts: Students need to submit their copy of their original transcripts. Official transcripts are printed on security paper with the University of Waterloo seal and signature of the Registrar.
  • Statement of Interest: Statement of interest is one of the few ways to describe that faculty have to understand the student's motivation, the seriousness of purpose, and their level of commitment to the discipline.
  • Three academic or professional references: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.
  • CV/Resume:  Students should probably provide a resume, a copy of their transcripts, as well as a copy of their statement of interest, and other relevant application material.

Fees & Funding

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 7,200
Food$ 2,115


Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #201/ 400

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Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020

VISA & Work Study


  • International applicants who are applying for a Student Visa are required to have TRV (Temporary Resident Visa) or eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for entry in Canada.
  • Following are the required documents for Students visa applications:
    • official Letter of Acceptance from the University of Waterloo.
    • Financial Evidence. 
    • Photos meeting Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) specifications.
    • Proof of medical examination
    • Police certificate
    • Biometrics 
    • Country-specific documents
    • Documents requested by the visa office based on individual circumstances

Work Study

  • The work-study program offers part-time, on-campus jobs for full-time students with financial need.
  • Work-study jobs pay minimum wage or higher. Students can earn up to 15,000 USD per term including vacation pay and benefits, and work a maximum of 10 hours per week.

Career and Placement after Course

Possible career opportunities are:

  • IT Business Analyst
  • Data Analysis Scientist
  • Business Analyst Manager
  • Quantitative Analyst
  • Data Business Analyst

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