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Business Analyst Courses

Business Analyst Courses: Core Skills

Whether you are new or experienced in your business analysis role, we recommend you start with one of these Core Skills courses. These courses have been designed to cover all the basics as well as formalise skills and practise new learning through real-world exercises and case-studies.

Course TitleDurationEndorsed BySchedule & Booking
Business Analysis4 daysIIBA®Locations, Dates & Booking
Business Requirements Elicitation3 daysIIBA®Locations, Dates & Booking
ECBA™+ Practicum3 daysIIBA®Locations, Dates & Booking

Business Analyst Courses: Advanced Skills

Get in-depth in specific business analysis skills in your area of specialisation or target a specific area of improvement.

Course TitleDurationEndorsed BySchedule & Booking
Business Process Modelling2 daysPendingLocations, Dates & Booking
Data Analysis & Modelling2 daysIIBA®Locations, Dates & Booking
Data Analytics & Business Intelligence2 daysPendingLocations, Dates & Booking
Modelling Requirements with Use Case & the UML2 daysIIBA®Locations, Dates & Booking
Problem Solving Skills2 daysIIBA®Locations, Dates & Booking
Workshop Facilitation Skills2 daysIIBA®Locations, Dates & Booking
Writing Better Requirements1 dayIIBA®Locations, Dates & Booking

Agile BA Courses

If you are performing Business Analysis tasks in a large scale Agile environment, IRM Training offers Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) endorsed courses in partnership with Scaled Agile Inc. The following courses are especially relevant for Agile Business Analysts.

Course TitleDurationEndorsed BySchedule & Booking
SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager2 daysScaled Agile Inc.Locations, Dates & Booking
Leading SAFe®2 daysScaled Agile Inc.Locations, Dates & Booking

ECBA™+ Certification Course

IRM Training is currently the only IIBA® Endorsed Education Provider (EEP™) in Australia that can provide the ECBA™+ certification. Find more details on the ECBA™+ Course page.

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Business Analyst Certification

IRM Training is an IIBA® Endorsed Education Provider (EEP™). IRM Training provides a Certificate of Completion (CoC) to all attendees who have completed a course. Those looking to get certified by the IIBA® can supply this CoC as proof of having acquired the required Professional Development Hours. This will allow you to sit on the IIBA® certification exam.

More details about certification can be found on the business analyst certification page.

Business Analyst Careers

According to the Australian Government Department of Jobs and Small Business, 92.6% of Business and System Analysts in Australia are working full time, earning on average $103,516 per annum (including superannuation, before tax). The current employment size is 23,800 people and the estimated future growth is rated as “Strong”. The skill level rating for the profession is considered “Very High” which generally means a lot of training is needed to be good at the job.

Here are some of our blog posts that go into more detail:


“Was very well run, engaging and good for all levels of knowledge.” – Australian Electoral Commission

“The trainer is fantastic at keeping the group engaged, providing examples and providing different ways to explain things so everyone understands.” – Department of Home Affairs

“Breadth of topics was really good, a lot to take in but the trainer was always helpful, is very knowledgeable & provides insights from his vast experience.” – Cricket Australia

“Great learning structure,  you do not get overloaded in a day. Well paced and useful information. Information applies to my role & where I want to head towards.” – Department of Education and Training (Melbourne)

“Most enjoyable, informative and engaging course” – Royal Australian College of GPs

“The instructor was able to customise on the go to suit our needs. Fantastic!” – Simply Energy

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What is the class size of your training courses?

Business Analysis courses by IRM Training are limited to 12 places to ensure maximum instructor to attendee interaction. The attendees are often split into groups to complete exercises which helps business analysts learn from others in their team.

Where do you train?

Just about anywhere! Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra and Brisbane are the main centres for our public courses. We’ll run in-house courses anywhere in Australia, and overseas.

Are your courses hands-on?

All of our courses are workshops. This means that much of the time (typically around 50% but it can be more) is spent on practical work. Of this, some is individual work but most of it is done in small teams. These courses are designed to maximise the learning curve, and this is usually achieved by a mix of activities – quizzes, demonstrations, examples, discussion, simulations, teamwork.

About IRM Training

First established in 1989, IRM Training is one of the most experienced providers of Business Analyst courses. With some of the most knowledgeable trainers in Australia, we provide plenty of practical experience which we are able to pass on through our courses.

IRM Training offers 7 Business Analyst courses that conform to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK®) version 3 and are endorsed by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®). Our courses develop skills such as modelling, diagramming, interview techniques, presentations, workshop facilitation and data analysis.

As one of the founding members of the IIBA®’s Endorsed Education Provider (EEP™) program, IRM Training was also a contributor to the early development of the BABOK®. Therefore, we helped to shape standardisation of business analysis practises world-wide.