[BA FAQ] What are the key skills required to become a successful Business Analyst?

You would make a great BA if you:

  • Are organized
  • Have an eye for the details
  • Have good communication and write well
  • Can explain concepts clearly
  • Are a people person
  • Are a problem solver
  • Have a logical/analytical mind
  • Have a good command on Word and Excel
  • Have business/IT/industry education (Computer/Business Degree, IT Training, Telecom/Finance etc.)
  • Have operational experience (any field!)