Business Analyst Career | 9 Example Goals

9 Example Goals to Set for Your Business Analyst Career

These are ready-made example career goals for your Business Analyst Career. Set yourself the challenge of selecting at least 3 of these 9 goals to achieve in your Business Analyst Career during the coming year and make sure to implement and action them!

Business Analyst Career Goal #1:

“I am working as a Business Analyst for [company XYZ] by [date that suits your plans] or 31 March 2016.”

Business Analyst Career Goal #2:

“I am a CBAP® or CCBA® [you choose one] Certified Business Analyst by [date that suits your plans] or 15 May 2016.”

Business Analyst Career Goal #3:

“I have completed 3 [you choose a number] presentations to a group of at least 10 people using a slide projector where I am speaking and explaining concepts about Business Analysis [or alternative topic] by 31 May 2016 [you choose a date that suits your plans].”

Business Analyst Career Goal #4:

“I have used 3 [you choose a number] of new Business Analysis Techniques in my role as a Business Analyst by 30 June 2016.”

Business Analyst Career Goal #5:

“I have completed an Online Business Analysis Training Course to enhance my skills by 31 March 2016 [you choose a date].”

Business Analyst Career Goal #6:

“I have successfully been promoted to Lead Business Analyst / Team Lead / Senior Business Analyst by 31 August 2016.”

Business Analyst Career Goal #7:

“I have worked on 1 Agile based project by 30 June 2016 [you choose a date] to enhance and build on my Business Analysis experience.”

Business Analyst Career Goal #8:

“I have changed my current job to the Business Analysis job that I have always been too scared to get working for the company I have always wanted to work for by 30 November 2016 [you choose a date].”

Business Analyst Career Goal #9:

“I have implemented 3 brand new Business Analysis initiatives within my Business Analysis team to help and enhance our team’s competencies and processes by 30 Nov 2016.”
All the above goals are ideas and examples to help trigger your thoughts around your own personal ideals. You should now choose some of these and make them your own goals to plan and action in 2016.
Remember that you will never achieve a goal if you don’t set the goal in the first place!