Villanova University Named 'Endorsed Education Provider' by the International Institute of Business Analysis

Online Certificates Meet IIBA's Rigorous Education Standards for Business

Analysis Professionals

Oct 01, 2007, 01:00 ET from University Alliance

    TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move that acknowledges the
 excellence of Villanova University's online business analysis program, the
 International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA(TM)) has awarded the
 university with "Endorsed Education Provider" status.
     The industry's premier professional association, the IIBA evaluated and
 endorsed Essentials of Business Analysis and Mastering Business Analysis,
 two courses that form the foundation for Villanova's Master Certificate in
 Business Analysis.
     "We are proud to be recognized for superior content that's aligned with
 the IIBA Business Analysis Body of Knowledge(TM)," said Wayne Brantley,
 Senior Director of Professional Education for Villanova University Online.
     Villanova's online Master Certificate in Business Analysis program
 prepares professionals for IIBA Certified Business Analysis Professional
 (CBAP(TM)) designation, which demonstrates mastery of the skills necessary
 to be an effective business analyst. Ideal for anyone responsible for
 aligning business with IT projects, the master certificate program helps
 professionals identify and design processes to improve the overall flow of
 information within an organization.
     "This recognition by the IIBA is further evidence of how we're
 transforming professional education with academic excellence and online
 convenience," Brantley noted.
     About Villanova University
     Founded in 1842, Villanova University is the worldwide leader in
 professional education online. A traditional, accredited university located
 in Villanova, Pennsylvania, it has more than 82,000 alumni, NCAA Division I
 athletic teams, unparalleled academic and technical support and an
 outstanding faculty. U.S. News & World Report has named Villanova
 University #1 in the "Best Universities - Master's, North Region" category
 for more than a decade.
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     University Alliance Online, with more than 300,000 enrollments to date,
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 University, the University of Notre Dame, Tulane University, Thunderbird
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