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Before you buy a house, before you apply for a job, before you take a trip … what do these things all have in common? The word “before.” Before is the time that you gather information. Before is making sure you understand what is about to happen. Before is when you analyze data and then use that to make a decision.

In the world of business, decisions can be the difference between success and failure. The before scenario in the workplace is where a business analyst shines.

They gather data, organize it, and report it in a manner that will support decision makers in moving the business forward. Business analysts keep an eye on the business landscape and create value by helping to navigate the company in a positive direction.

To meet this growing employment demand, Moraine Park Technical College has started a new associate degree program that has been designed specifically to develop budding thinkers and turn them into Business Analysts.

How do you see yourself?

 A big picture person
 Likes to gather data and information
 Enjoys the decision-making process

The Business Analyst associate degree program is offered in an online format making it a perfect choice for those with busy schedules. For more information, you can visit here.

Written by Fred Rice
Dean of Applied Technology & Trades