Program Information

With improved globalization and constant innovation across different industries, there has been an increased demand for employees with unique skill sets in identifying, describing, and interpreting various forms of business generated data that help inform corporate decisions in order for companies to stay relevant and competitive. In line with these employer demands, the Lambton College Business Analytics, Ontario College Graduate Certificate helps train students to explore, understand, and ultimately influence business planning within organizations where necessary.

Business Analysts have become an integral part of every organization and have the responsibility to adopt modern technologies, methodologies, and historical data to develop insight and improve on future business processes across the organization. In the program, students are equipped with the requisite industry knowledge needed to drive innovation and change in any organization. More so, the curriculum delves into core Business Analyst expertise required such as project and task planning, statistical analysis, report writing, resource management, eliciting, documenting, and communicating requirements, process modelling and improvements, project management and business communication among others.

In addition, students study topics such as business analysis core concept models, requirement documents. and software testing development life cycles and methodologies. The program also covers many industry applications and techniques such as SQL, Salesforce, JIRA, Confluence, Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Power BI Waterfall and Agile Methodologies and Requirements Elicitation among others.

This Lambton College program is licensed to and delivered by Queen's College (PDF), a licensed private career college in Mississauga, Ontario. Students that are registered at Lambton in Mississauga are students of a public college and as such, will receive full credit from Lambton College for all Lambton College courses completed at the Queen's College campus in Mississauga. Students who meet program graduation requirements will graduate with a credential from Lambton College.

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Admission Requirements

A university degree in business/commerce, mathematics, statistics or another related discipline.

The admissions process is competitive and meeting the minimum academic requirements does not guarantee admission.

Lambton College reserves the right to alter information including admission requirements and to cancel at any time a program or course; to change the location and/or term in which a program or course is offered; to change the program curriculum as necessary to meet current competencies or changes in the job market; to change the pathways third-party certification bodies; or to withdraw an offer of admission both prior to and after its acceptance by an applicant or student because of insufficient applications or registrations or over-acceptance of offers of admission. In the event Lambton College exercises such a right, Lambton College’s sole liability will be the return of monies paid by the applicant or student to Lambton College.

English Language Requirements

Applicants must demonstrate language proficiency by submitting one of the following scores:

  • IELTS of 6.5
    - or -
    IELTS of 6.0 + Completion of EAP-3106 (English for Academic Purposes) during first term of study.
  • TOEFL iBT 79
    TOEFL 70 + Completion of EAP-3106 (English for Academic Purposes) during first term of study.
  • Passed Lambton Institute of English placement test 

Please Note: IELTS is the only proficiency score accepted by the Study Direct Stream (SDS) program. Additional country-specific requirements may also be applicable.

Meeting the minimum English requirements does not guarantee admission. Students with higher English proficiency scores will receive priority in the admission assessment process.

Not all students will qualify for EAP-3106 in place of the required IELTS or TOEFL test scores.

Technology Requirements

In order to keep pace with the requirements of each and every course in your program, Lambton College recommends that each student have access to a laptop while studying at our college.

Course List

BAM-1024: Introduction to Statistical Analytics

BAM-1013: Project Management Fundamentals for Canadian Business

BAM-1053: Managing Requirements and Engagement for the Canadian Workforce

BAM-1043: Big Data Fundamentals

BAM-1063: Management Information Systems

BAM-1073: Introduction to Canadian Business Analytics

BAM-1101: Canadian Careers in Business Analysis

BAM-2004: SQL and Data Analysis

BAM-2014: Canadian Business Process Modelling and Improvement

BAM-2024: Business Intelligence Tools

BAM-3023: Project Management Analytics

BAM-2053: Data Visualization

Academic Break

BAM-3004: Business Case Development in Canada

BAM-3014: Basics of Software Testing

BAM-3034: Sentiment Analysis and Text Mining

BAM-3062: Privacy and Ethics for Canadian Business Analytics

BAM-3135: Capstone Project

CPL-1049: Work Term

Co-operative education provides students with the opportunity to apply classroom learning to the workplace, undertake career sampling and gain valuable work experience that may assist students in leveraging employment after graduation. For further information regarding co-op, please refer to:

Program Maps

Current Students

Current students can view program maps from previous years on the mylambton website. 

You will need to login with your C# and password in order to access your program map.

Employment Opportunities

Program graduates are currently in high demand in Canada. These graduates may find employment in roles such as Business Analyst, Data Analyst, Analytics Specialist, Business Management Consultant, Management Analyst, Project Managers and other related fields.

Career positions may include, but are not limited to:

  • Business Methods Analyst
  • Records Management Specialist
  • Management Analyst
  • Organizational Analyst
  • Business Management Consultant
  • Consultant, Organizational Analysis
  • ISO Consultant

For more information, please contact the appropriate campus:

905-890-7833 x 222
Sarnia/Main Campus
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