Monday, July 14, 2008

Certifications for Business Analyst

Although responsibilities of a Business Analyst are Bread & Butter for him however to remain competitive one has to upgrade his knowledge by mode of reading, surfing and by certifications.

Certifications from India
I would add some certifications mostly from India which might not be the exact one for you but would definitely help you to gain domain knowledge.

Certications from Banking & Financial Services domain

1. Banking - BA's who wish to make their Careers in Banking domain can go for Diploma in Banking & Finance from IIBF (

--Its a sixth month correspondence diploma program which talks almost every possible thing associated with banking world. Eg:operations, Products, participants, tehcnology, Accounting concepts & Regualations

2. Mutual Funds - People interested in this domain can go for Certification started by Association of mutual funds in india in collaboration with NSE.

visit-- for more details

3. Capital Markets & Investment Banking - For correspondence the best certification available are from NSE called as NCFM (

NCFM currently tests expertise in the following modules:
  1. Financial Markets: A Beginners' Module
  2. Securities Market (Basic) Module
  3. Capital Market (Dealers) Module
  4. Derivatives Market (Dealers) Module
  5. FIMMDA-NSE Debt Market (Basic) Module
  6. NSDL - Depository Operations Module
  7. Commodities Market Module
  8. AMFI - Mutual Fund (Basic) Module
  9. AMFI - Mutual Fund (Advisors) Module
  10. Surveillance in Stock Exchanges Module
  11. Corporate Governance Module
  12. Compliance Officers (Brokers) Module
  13. Compliance Officers (Corporates) Module
  14. Information Security Auditors Module (Part-1)
    Information Security Auditors Module (Part-2)
  15. Modules of Financial Planning Standards Board India
  16. Investment Banking Analyst Module
People from Mumbai can enrol Certifications provided by Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)


  1. Do you know anyone in India who Issue Certificate as a BA with Pharmacy Domains. Please reply its urgent. Thanks

    in india , THERE ARE 3 WAYS TO BE A BA with Pharmacy Domain
    2. B PHARM

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  4. hi i have 3 yrs exp in IT industry as a software developer. Please tell me the best BA certification i can go for, to start my career as a BA.

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  6. Hi, which certification or diploma from iibf are internationally recognized

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