Montreal College of Information Technology
Collège des technologies de l’information de Montréal English flagEN FlagFR

Business Analyst of Information Technology LCA.EM

Business Analyst of Information Technology


MCIT's BA (Business Analyst) curriculum focuses on teaching you all you need to know regardless of your educational background. We focus on both technological skillset acquisition of SQL, Agile Methodologies like SCRUM, and all relevant tools within the BA field and on the soft skills required to perform your job to completion. We offer an intensive focus on communication, analytical, problem-solving, and presentation skills and numerous others to be discovered throughout the course. 

Our program is geared to help business professionals, whether just entering the job market, or those looking for lateral shifts of employment to reach greater heights in this ever-expanding business subset. Our graduates learn how to communicate and interact with various representatives within a business to properly understand business processes and the required needs of the business. They learn to translate business needs from raw data into explicable and easily digestible requirements to communicate what the next steps the business should undergo to solve its needs. Working cross functionally, BAs bridge the gap between the technicians and the stakeholders to produce the desired outcome for business success. 


  • Business Analyst of Information Technology

    Industry Focused curriculum

    Our curriculum is kept up to date with the latest industry trends ensuring all our graduates are prepared for the job market
  • Business Analyst of Information Technology

    Get Trained by Industry Experts

    Our courses are delivered by professionals with years of experience having learned first-hand the best, in-demand techniques, concepts, and latest Analyst tools.
  • Business Analyst of Information Technology

    24/7 Full Lab Access

    Our students have access to their labs and course materials at any hour of the day to maximize their learning potential and guarantee success.
  • Business Analyst of Information Technology

    Career Centre Guidance

    Graduates from MCIT have access to a complete work-oriented program that gives them access to CV/resume preparation, the latest job opportunities within their desired fields.
  • Business Analyst of Information Technology

    BA Career Mentorship

    Working closely with our industry expert instructors, they can provide guidance and help you network within the field, providing you with a unique advantage in the workforce.
*Project based learning *Learn & Earn while you work *Latest tools & frameworks (Spark, Hadoop, Kafka) *24/7 IT & Academics Support *Co-Op Internship *Strong alumni network *State of the art infrastructure: Students receive dedicated Virtual Machines


A.E.C. – Business Analyst of Information Technology (LCA.EM)
-(900 hrs)-

Download Outline

In this module you gain the foundational skills to perform the role of business analyst, and an understanding of the BA role in the design, development, and testing phases of a project. You learn how to plan business analysis activities, as well as the basics of eliciting, analyzing, modeling, and writing requirements.

The course focuses on teaching individuals how to use SQL Server product features and tools related to implementing a database server. This training provides students with the technical skills required to write SQL queries. This course on SQL Server is the basis for all various roles related to Data Science like business intelligence, Data Scientist, Big Data Developer, Database Administration.

This course is designed to equip participants with the essential skills and knowledge needed to effectively utilize Microsoft Power BI for data analysis and visualization, combined with a strong foundation in statistical concepts and techniques. It provides a comprehensive understanding of both statistical methodologies and the practical application of Power BI for making data-driven decisions. After completing this course, students will be able to create reports, KPIs and dashboards using Power BI, the latest reporting technologies, and methods.

This course’s primary objectives are to provide the participants with the necessary vocabulary and basic fundamentals of Project Management. You will learn the different phases and knowledge areas such as Project Scope, Schedule, Cost, Risk, and Time management necessary to understand and function at a high level in the Business analyst role within a project.  You will also gain essential insight on the various interpersonal skills required by Project Managers but also from any project team member. Gain practical skills through hands-on, interactive group activities and individual assignments 

Business analysis is the practice of enabling change in an organizational context by defining needs and proposing solutions that deliver value to stakeholders. It is a broad profession in which business analysts might perform work for many different types of initiatives across an enterprise. The primary purpose of this course is to allow students understand the Six Knowledge Areas (KA) defined in the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK) and apply different commonly used techniques and competencies to perform Business Analysis tasks as Business Analysis professionals. 

This course is designed to teach students how to integrate themselves into the Canadian job market. In 4 short weeks, we look at the kind of mindset that is needed to be successful in the job search process, how to shape the CV and cover letters, we practice interview skills, and much more. 

At the end of the program, students work on an industry-simulated, business analysis project involving database information.



Career starters: For those people who are either entering the BA job market or are interested in making a shift in their current job status. MCIT’s BA program can help you transition into, or start a new career as a fully functional Business Analyst.
Career advancers: People who are currently looking to expand on their current job role and are seeing to move up in their field. BA diplomas increase your expertise, provide hands-on training, and allow for greater employment opportunities.
Professionals : For those looking to learn BA which includes the how-to techniques, tools and terminologies used by BA professionals daily. The program helps you learn everything from the ground up, making you an expert in the field.
Fresh Graduates : University grads who are interested in data gathering and analyzing, the BA program can further help you learn how to take that data, formulate actionable plans with it, and present it to relevant stakeholders to acquire their buy in.
Business Analyst of Information Technology
Ricardo c

Business Analyst & Advocate, RS&L Advogados

Business Analyst of Information Technology
Sajad Sajedi

BI Analyst, Beyond Technologies

Business Analyst of Information Technology
Marina Sabbithi

Account personnel, RBC

Business Analyst of Information Technology
Shekar Bharadwaj

Business Analyst, Moroccan Oil


 Applicants with Post-secondary studies in Business Management, Social Science or Information Technology, are a good match for this AEC. Having a CEGEP Diploma, or relevant experience of at least 1 year make you as well a good candidate. Students need the following (minimum) ministry stipulated requirements: Secondary V / High School Diploma with good knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

To determine your eligibility, you need to meet with an advisor.

Upon successful completion of the program, the college grants the student an AEC (Attestation d’études collégiale)

Business Analyst of Information Technology (LCA.EM)
-900 hrs-

Certification Tracks

PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PBA)




Our financial partners offer loans and personalized support to local entrepreneurs and internationally trained professionals.

Learn More


The Montreal College of Information Technology awards scholarships prospective students to make quality education more accessible. 

Learn More


I am an international student from Kuwait. I choose Montreal College over University education after careful evaluation. The fact that Montreal College offers hands-on and career oriented training specializing in Information technology impressed me the most. The other important factor that tilted my decision in favor of joining Montreal College is that the program is recognized the Ministry of Education, Canada. This means that the diploma offered by the college is recognized by employers across the Middle East. I am happy to share with you that I have found a high paying job and I am head back to Kuwait. For those of you interested in staying back in Canada, the program meets the immigration processing requirements as well. Above all, the college management is warm and welcoming and made me feel at home.

Sheriff —


    Registration deadline:
    For international students, it is highly recommended to register two months before the starting date. Talk to one of our advisors for more details about the registration process.

    — F.A.Q —

    Yes, when you complete the program, you will earn a Quebec recognized Attestation of College Studies, which can boost your LinkedIn profile and resume, helping you stand out in the job market when starting a new career in business analysis.
    Fast track program is designed for local students whereas Regular track is designed for international students
    Each student is provided with a PC "desktop" in the classroom. However, students can bring their own laptops.
    Yes, of course you can visit our campus and enquire about our program. You can register for the next upcoming information session through our website. You can also book an appointment to meet our program advisor.
    Yes, we will. Please consult our Career center section for additional information.
    Yes. We conduct prerequisite classes that will help you to start the program on a high note.
    - Completed Post-Secondary studies in Business Management, Social Science or Information Technology, or CEGEP Diploma, or relevant experience of at least 1 year. -High School – Mathematics Secondary 4 436/4 SN or TS/5 CST - Basic knowledge of SQL is considered an asset.
    Yes, there're Teaching Assistants (TAs) available for this program to help you during your labs and ease your learning process.

    Montreal College of Information Technology

    200-1255 Robert-Bourassa Blvd.
    Montreal, Quebec H3B 3B2

    +1 514-312-2383
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)