Why choose the Business Analysis and Project Management programme?
The FDM Business Analysis and Project Support Office Graduate Programme offers you the opportunity to upskill and kickstart your career in either Business Analysis or Project Support Office.
As a Graduate Business Analyst Consultant, you will work with teams and departments across the business, gathering requirements and developing a deep understanding of an issue or opportunity.
As a Graduate Project Support Officer, you will play a pivotal role working with Project Managers to plan, direct and drive forward key projects. Your duties may include project planning, risk assessments, monitoring project schedules and more.
You will gain real-world professional experience with our industry leading clients and contribute to ground-breaking technical projects. This could be large-scale migrations to modernise payroll systems, as well as supporting the release of procurement systems for global banks.
At FDM, we provide our consultants on the scheme with a range of support programmes to promote positive wellbeing and professional development throughout their training and client placement.
What you’ll do on the Business Analysis and Project Management Graduate programme
The FDM Business Analysis and Project Management training programme is designed to give you a head start and equip you with the skills you need to succeed in your new role as a graduate business analyst or project support officer. You will learn from industry experts and gain expertise across a broad range of business-critical areas, as well as financial industry awareness. In addition, you will receive an introduction into key programmes, including Excel and SQL.
The programme covers various roles throughout the Software Development Life Cycle to help you better understand how they interact with your role and improve coordination within the internal team. You will also train in popular working methodologies, including Waterfall and Agile, which you will be likely to use on client placements. This ensures that you can adapt to any working environment and work efficiently within cross-functional teams.
After training, you will be ready to complete the widely recognised Prince 2 certification , which will make you a highly desirable candidate to any business.
Key skills required for a Graduate Business Analyst and Project Support Officer
- Creative mindset
- Logical thinking
- Natural problem solver
- Team player
- Attention to detail
- Excellent written and verbal communication
Career prospects for a Graduate Business Analyst and Project Support Officer
A career in Business Analysis or Project Management can open the door to a number of related career paths and opportunities for progression into more senior roles.
Business Analysis career prospects include:
- Junior Business Analyst
- Business Analyst
- Senior Business Analyst
- Lead business Analyst
- Principal Business Analyst
- Head of Business Analysis
Project Management career prospects include:
- Project Support Officer
- Project Manager
- Programme Manager
- Portfolio Manager
- Head of Project Management
What our consultants say
Business Analyst / PMO
Chinese University of Hong Kong
I work independently on multiple local and overseas projects, covering the US and APAC regions. I’ve learnt so much about each market and different local regulations! Finding solutions is a repeated and on-going process and it’s really satisfying as you can witness your own growth in capability.
University of Leeds
FDM provided the training for me to gain relevant technical knowledge, including SQL, Excel, data warehouse and Power BI. I am now working as a project assistant. I mainly monitor multiple projects for the solution delivery team, which involves various projects, from new e-exam platforms to updating the departmental website.
King’s College London
My main duties on client site involve assisting project activities and documentations, such as user stories, process mapping, UAT test cases and training materials for new application features.
Do you qualify for the Business Analysis & Project Management Graduate programme?
Our ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about technology and keen to learn. We accept graduates from all universities and academic backgrounds and there is no need for any prior experience in the role or a STEM degree.
- Educated to a degree level (bachelor or higher) – No STEM required
- Passionate about a career in tech
- Eligible to work in Hong Kong
- An excellent communicator
- Able to commit to the full 2.5-year graduate careers programme
Simply submit your application and CV here to kickstart your FDM journey.
A member of the FDM Recruitment Team will call you to discuss the programme and your career goals. This is also a great opportunity to ask us any questions you might have and get a feel for FDM. Check out our blog for top tips for a telephone interview.
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During the video interview, we will ask you some questions to get to know you better. This can be completed from your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Please see our blog for more information.
This stage involves an FDM Introduction presentation, followed by three strength-based interviews. This is your chance to meet the other graduates you could be training with and find out more about the programm. The interview will be a strength-based interview and will focus on your ability and potential rather than previous experience.
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