How To Start a Career in Business Analysis

When it comes to embarking on a new journey, it helps to have a little guidance to shine a light on the path ahead, to help with clarifying confusing concepts and jargon, and give you a little confidence when you’re questioning yourself.

In case you’re new here – and to the Business Analyst role, in general – I’m Jeremy Aschenbrenner, also known as The BA Guide, and I’m so glad you’re here! The inspiration behind why I created The BA Guide was to help aspiring BA’s start their career off on the right foot and to help ambitious BA’s level up their skills and, ultimately, their careers.

In this article, I’ll outline some key skills that you should hone early in your career and provide you with an outline of some great foundational courses and resources to start with.