Information Analyst Program

Why the certification is relevant

The complexity and volumes of information about customers, suppliers, and operations is growing exponentially. Independent of the organisation’s size, the need for information modelling has become one of the most vital things in business and IT development on today’s global markets.

The Information Analyst Program has been structured to build on the existing capabilities of the practitioner and to infuse a new way of thinking, working and modelling to practitioners. This is done through theory and practice classroom training including hands-on information modelling skills building. This embeds disciplines that relate to information system and data modelling techniques.

The Information Analyst Program including Individual Performance Coaching is offered as a 5 days training program and is designed and certified by the Global University Alliance.

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Focus of the Information Analyst

The Information Analyst Certification ensures that each student gets the required theory and practice around information system and data modelling techniques. This includes the following:

  • Information system modelling (application components, modules, features, functions, tasks, service, etc.)
  • Information data modelling (data components, objects, entities, tables, services, flows, rules, compliance, etc.)

The Information Analyst Program can be integrated into any relevant organisation. It does so by adding theory, practice and modelling capabilities to the practitioner’s skill set.

Individual Performance Coaching

It is only through coaching and building on the participant’s existing knowledge that capabilities are gained and applied.

Individual Performance Coaching is an integrated element of the Information Analyst education and training program to ensure that the frameworks, methods, approaches, and modelling principles are customized, adopted and applied in a real-world project setting with a personalized action plan.

The participant will discover how to drive forth fundamental changes within their organization and to achieve the objectives set in both innovation and transformation projects.

Upon successful completion of this program, you will become a certified Information Analyst.

The individual registration fee of €9,800 Euro (excl. VAT) covers tuition, handouts, case materials and conference facilities. Travel and accommodations is not included.

Important to note is that the Information Analyst Program requires input from interested parties as the program is tailored to each individual, team or organization and is customized with planned dates and location.

The program includes:

  • 5 days of classroom training
  • Individual Performance Coaching
  • 1 Information Analyst Certificate

To request a customized or closed program, or if you have questions about registration or multi-attendee discounts, please contact us.

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Who Should Attend

The Information Analyst Program is designed for professionals with 3+ years of business and/or IT experience:

  • Specialists: Data Mining Specialist, Data Analyst, Data Operator, Data Processor, Data Modeller, Data Technician, Data Steward, Data Entry, Visual Information Specialist, Application Programmer, Application Developer, Application Engineer, Data Method Specialist, Application Technical specialist.
  • Consultants: Data Consultant, IT Consultant, Application Consultant and System Consultant.
  • Architects: Data Architect, Application Architect, Information Architect, Solution Architect, Enterprise Architect and Virtual Infrastructure Architect.
  • Managers: Data Manager, Information System Manager, Application Manager, Network Manager, Application Support Manager, Application Administrator and Project Manager.
  • Directors: Data Owner, Information Owner, Application Owner, LoB Director and LoB Owner.

Enterprise Standards Used

The following standards are the typical sets of standards that an Information Analyst uses:

OMG (Software Standards):

  • UML – Unified Modelling Language
  • BPMN – Business Process Modelling Notations
  • DMN – Decision Modelling Notations

LEADing Practice (Enterprise Standards):

  • Emerging & Disruptive Information Trends & Forces
  • Information Ontology
  • Information Taxonomy
  • Information Classification & Categorisation
  • Information Artefacts
  • Information Modelling Notations (IMN)
  • Information Lifecycle
  • Information Meta Model

Others:

  • Open Group Business Architecture
  • IEEE Information Engineering Standards
  • ITIL 3 (IT delivery concept)
  • COBIT (Governance)

Learning Model

Theories Practitioners will learn

  • Identify application and data requirements

  • Business and IT (application and data) design

  • Focus on application and data development and configuration

  • Develop application and data standards

  • Ensure information in terms of application and data integration

  • Ensure correct testing

  • Maintain and optimize application and data solutions

What Practitioners will work with in Practice

  • Work with IT owners and executives

  • Define application and data standardization and integration, components, application modules, information and data objects and system flows

  • Develop application functions and application and data functions, tasks, services, application/system and data flows, and information system cockpits, dashboards and scorecards

  • Design system measurements and reports

  • Build application roles and application and data rules and compliance

  • Ensure information (application and data) compliance to governance, business and technology rules

  • Enable application and data channels and media

  • Enable devices to work with applications and data

  • Set up information measures and monitoring

  • Benchmark information maturity

Modelling capabilities Practitioners will gain

  • Application and Data Requirements (Map/Matrix/Model)

  • Application Roles (Map/Matrix/Model)

  • Application and Data Rules (Map/Matrix/Model)

  • Application and Data Compliance (Map/Matrix/Model)

  • Application Measurement & Reporting (Map/Matrix/Model)

  • Application and Data Services (Map/Matrix/Model)

  • Application and Data Operating (Map/Matrix/Model)

  • Application and Data Maturity (Map/Matrix/Model)

  • Application Screen Flow (Map/Matrix/Model)

  • Application and Data Interface (Map/Matrix/Model)

  • Application and Data Solution Requirements (Map/Matrix/Model)

  • Information Business Case