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Becoming Business Analyst - Industry Landscape and Career Path

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WeCloudData Inc.

80 Bloor Street West, Room 500

Toronto, ON M5S 2V1

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Business analytics (BA) is a promising and suitable start for people in their career nowadays. However, the traditional courses in universities and colleges are far away from the basic industry needs especially considering the pace at which the industry requirements are changing. This workshop is here to help people out to fill that gap in a fun interactive environment and offer a comprehensive view of their future career path.

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  • A personal story: how did I become a business analyst
  • BA market overview
  • Why you want ot become a business analyst
  • How to become a business analyst? What to learn?

Syed Moiz Ali

A creative professional of business analytics with a proven track record of quickly unearthing and visualizing business insights in vast amounts of data to present to upper management

Currently Moiz is a segmentation analytics manager at Scotiabank International with over 5 years of strategy/consulting experience in retail and banking industry. By leading cross regional projects and focusing on segmentation strategy for Latin American countries, he intensively applies data-driven statistical models and the CRISP (Cross-Industry Standard Process for Data Mining) framework to drive Income based Segmentation and Customer Profitability Segmentation. He is an expert in mining, extracting, analyzing, visualizing, and presenting data from diverse business areas in novel and insightful ways to persuade C-level executives to take informed actions at Scotiabank.

Moiz has a combined background of business and data management. After graduation from U of T with Bachelor of Commerce, specialized in Finance and Economics, he joined Sears as an internal data strategist where he had great opportunities to diagnose, solve and optimize multiple businesses relating but not limited to pricing, promotion, inventory allocation, branch network optimization and supply chain optimization for 2 years. Then he moved to banking industry and worked at Scotiabank in retail pricing department where he heavily experienced in creating business strategies based on large volume data.

During his work tenure, he extensively used tools such as SAS (SAS Advanced Certificate holder), R (Certificated), Tableau, MS Excel (Advanced VBA), Python and Alteryx to drive the analytics on the projects in hand.

Moiz is also a great instructor. His open class for business analytics and career development in retail & banking industry was well received at NHC (new horizon club), especially for new-grads who are looking for BA positions.

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