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Business Intelligence and Visualization Analyst LEA.CV: Profile Big Data Developer

Big Data Development
International students need to apply four months before the start date


MCIT’s Big Data Developer diploma will provide you with the skillset to collect, manage, analyze, and interpret data. We offer hands-on experience to get an edge with a real-time industry project using some of the leading tools for Big Data Development through Hadoop, Hive, Kafka, and Spark. With Big Data being an exciting and challenging field, we equip you with the latest and most advantageous skills in the domain, an addition to your already formidable technical skill set for this is not a career in which you can afford to fall behind.

As data becomes an even more important aspect of business functionality, its market growth is projected to grow by 31.3% by 2025, making it the perfect time to make the career shift or progression into Big Data Development. The skills you will acquire with MCIT’s Big Data Developer diploma will help all those either entering the job market who want to learn about Big Data, those who are looking to sharpen and increase their knowledge and skills in Big Data, or for those people who want to add a Big Data skillset to their analytical skills to make them an even more valuable employee to their company.

  • Hadoop Training : The Hadoop Big Data Analytics market is estimated to grow from $6.71 Bullion (as of 2016) to $40.69 Billion by 2021
  • Amazon EMR: Amazon’s EMR allows for petabyte-scale analysis at less than half the cost of traditional on-premises solutions & over 1.7x faster than standard Aache Spark
  • JavaScript Knowledge: Java is ranked the most popular scripting technology used by businesses around the world
  • Kafka Knowledge: 66% of companies use Kafka for stream processing, 60% use it for data integration, and 81% of companies use Kafka for data pipelines with an additional 51% of companies use it for microservices

Key Features

  • Industry Focused: Our curriculum is kept up to date with the latest industry trends ensuring all our graduates are prepared for the job market

  • 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 Business Analyst tools.

  • 24/7 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.

  • 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, provided continuously via career workshops and 1-on-1 advising.

  • 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.


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Dwany H

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Sihame B

BI Developer

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Rosana Neishabouri

Data Analyst at Lamour

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David P

Big Data Student/Java Developer


This is an entry-level course/program, but it assumes that students have the following:

Secondary V / High School Diploma

Good knowledge Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint Presentation)

Completed post-secondary studies (in Business Management or Social Science or Information Technology) or have a CEGEP Diploma or have 1 year of relevant experience


Knowledge of Java or Database Management or OOPs concepts is considered an asset.

Upon successful completion of the program, the college grants the student an AEC (Attestation d’études collégiale)
Business Intelligence and Visualization Analyst (LEA.CV)

-900 hrs-

Certification Tracks

IBM Certified Data Engineer – Big Data

Spark Developer (Cloudera)

Spark and Hadoop Developer Exam (Cloudera)


Data Engineer (Cloudera)


A.E.C. – Business Intelligence and Visualization Analyst (LEA.CV)
-(900 hrs)-

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This module will cover the basics of business intelligence. Basic skills on how to build and manage a data warehouse platform for business intelligence applications are covered, but emphasis is given to people and processes, with an introduction to the technologies involved

SQL is the foundation of most data tools used today. With SQL, you don’t have to rely on others sending you data and executing queries for you. This allows you to be independent and dig deeper into the data to obtain answers that might improve the way your company does business. This course provides all the knowledge and structure needed to be proficient in SQL

In this module, you extract data from a wide variety of sources, such as files and relational data sources, apply data integration and transformation solutions, and load data into single or multiple destinations. You solve complex business problems using best practices and troubleshooting techniques

When you have large volumes of data, you need intuitive, interactive and high-performance access to your data. In this module, you learn how to import tables of data from different sources and relate them to form the foundation of your model. You then learn how to enhance your model with usability features, such as hierarchies. Additional topics include how to manage a tabular database along with table storage, processing, permissions and deployment

You will learn SQL Server Reporting Services to create and deploy high-level interactive reports for mobile and desktop. Reading data information in visualization mode enables to see analytics presented visually. In other words, an end-user can drill down into charts and graphs for more detail.

The Power BI Business analytic service tool will allow you to create and enhance interactive visualization, with self-service BI capabilities. It has the capacity to connect with and retrieve information from any database

At the end of the program, students work on a real-time, industry-simulated project during which they build databases and extract information from them, create data models, and prepare visualization reports


Apply for a Scholarship

If you need any guidance for financial aid and our various government grants, please see the following and speak with an advisor for further details. Each student case is unique but we offer a variety of methods to help our students get the education they need to succeed.

Apply for a Scholarship

If you need any guidance for financial aid and our various government grants, please see the following and speak with an advisor for further details. Each student case is unique but we offer a variety of methods to help our students get the education they need to succeed.


AFE – Aide financière aux études/Student financial assistance 

As all our diploma programs are officially recognized and approved by the Ministry of Education of Quebec, if financial aid for students is required, you can apply with the government of Quebec to get the appropriate help 

Scholarships – MCIT also offers scholarships for a select few students in the form of reduced payments offered through the final payment 

Talk to an advisor to determine your eligibility


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Career Support From Day 1

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Hands-On Workshops Throughout the Program

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1-on-1 Support When You Need It


As an international student, I learned a lot from the STQA program at Montreal College, which quickly landed me a job as a quality assurance analyst in automation after graduation.

Pooja Gogna — STQA Student
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— F.A.Q —

Fast track program is designed for local students whereas Regular track is designed for international students
Each student is provided with a PC 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.
We offer flexible schedule during daytime, evenings and weekends
Yes, you shall be working on a project as part of the program. However, we do not offer an internship but you are free to intern in an organization if it’s in the purview of your program (Regular track) and you have all necessary authorizations from the government of Canada.
Not at this time, but please consult our Financial Aid section for information on grants and loans.
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 (or 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.