Why choose the Business Analysis and Business Intelligence Programme?
Working as a Business Analysis and Business Intelligence Consultant, you will be responsible for helping businesses harness their valuable data to identify new opportunities and spot trends. You will work to understand what processes are performed, gather user requirements and create specifications for the business to make informed decisions for development.
The FDM Business Analysis and Business Intelligence Graduate Programme offers you the opportunity to kickstart your career and benefit from expert training, as well as exclusive placements working as an FDM Consultant with our industry-leading clients. After training, you will have the opportunity to apply your new skills working on cutting-edge client projects. This could see you taking on large-scale migrations to modernise global business data or tackling Python data analytics for e-commerce giants.
We provide a comprehensive support network for all our consultants and offer professional development and wellbeing support throughout their journey with us, both during training and working on client sites.
What you’ll do on the Business Analysis and Business Intelligence Graduate Programme
The Business Analysis and Business Intelligence training programme is centred around handling data for business insight and is designed to mirror the real working environment to prepare you for your professional career. Throughout training, you will develop a mastery of skills to fully understand the landscape in databases and applications, from database interaction and modelling to data warehousing and visualisation. You will learn how to do this using the latest tools, including the most widely used, Microsoft BI suite.
You will also have the opportunity to develop an understanding of key business aspects of the discipline, relevant documentation and stakeholder communication. Likewise, you will learn about the Software Development Life Cycle and Agile working methodology which will help you to gain a wider perspective and context to the role. FDM training will equip you with everything you need to work towards taking the Microsoft MCSA certification, making you a desirable candidate for any business.
Check out our blog for more information about why you should pursue a career in business intelligence and how to become a business analyst.
Key skills required for a Business Analyst and Business Intelligence Analyst
- Analytical mindset
- Natural problem solver
- Ability to think outside the box
- Can do attitude
- Passion for tech
- Excellent written and verbal communication
- Presentation skills
- Attention to detail
- Team player
Training with FDM will equip you with a highly sought-after skill set and experience working with some of the biggest names in the business. This level of expertise and tangible experience will open up many exciting opportunities for you in your technical career.
Pursuing a career in Business Analysis and Business Intelligence can lead you into numerous specialist and senior roles, including:
- Business Analyst
- BI Developer
- BI Analyst
- BI Business Analyst
- BI Engineer
- ETL Developer
- Data Analyst
What our consultants say
University of Hong Kong
“I am a part of the Payment Integration Project at a large international bank which involves gathering client requirements and drafting roadmaps and digital journeys. I am a part of a welcoming and helpful team. My experience on client site has been very enjoyable and I hope to continue to enhance my knowledge through these experiences.”
Business Intelligence Analyst
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
“My role mainly involves amending and tidying data input and refreshing the PowerBI dashboard. I also communicate with different markets and explain the purpose of the calculations when new KPs are introduced. I mostly enjoy creating dashboards as the data is used to effectively create informed decisions for the business.”
Hong Kong Baptist University
“My role involves performing data analytics tasks and modelling work to solve business problems. I’ve worked on several different projects but the most interesting one involves transforming the underwriting engine using a data driven method – machine learning models. This project allowed us to win several innovation awards both internally and externally. “
Do you qualify for the programme?
At FDM, we are looking for ambitious and driven individuals with a passion for technology. Our graduate programmes are open to candidates from all universities and academic backgrounds; there is no need for any prior experience or a STEM degree.
- Educated to a degree level (bachelor or higher)
- Passionate about a career in tech
- Eligible to work in Hong Kong
- An excellent communicator
- Able to commit to the full 2-year graduate careers programme
Submit your application and CV here to begin your journey with FDM.
A member of the FDM recruitment team will call you to discuss the programme and your career goals. This is also a great opportunity for you 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
We will conduct a video interview to get to know you better and ask you a few more questions to help evaluate your suitability for the programme. You can complete this using a computer, tablet or mobile phone. Please see our blog for some tips.
Join the FDM Business Analysis and Business Intelligence Graduate Programme
Support and Development
Our support and development initiatives are catered to help you at every stage of your journey, from graduate to Business Analysis and Business Intelligence Consultant.