Business Analyst Skills Evaluation
To evaluate a candidate's aptitude and potential for business systems analysis, procedures analysis and user department/IS department interface. This test assumes some prior business experience, but no previous knowledge or experience in data processing.
The test evaluates the candidate's logical ability, skill at interpretation of business specifications, and potential for translating business problems into symbolic logic.
Positions for which the test is appropriate:
The test, from which a two-page report is provided to the client, consists of four problems that evaluate the candidate’s logic ability, skill in interpretation of business specifications and potential for solving business-related problems.
The problems are intended to evaluate the individual's logic skill, attention to detail, and ability to solve business problems. They are also designed to test the person's ability to analyze complex patterns and identify relationships to solve a series of problems. As well, he/she must analyze existing business procedures and then draw conclusions and find errors. No personality traits are measured in this version.
The test measures the ability to:
two of the problems require the candidate to provide results based on his/her ability to reason with symbols and see relationships between numeric data.
Interpretation of intricate specifications:
one problem in particular determines the candidate's ability to correctly interpret very succinct requirements, without further explanation.
Attention to detail:
in the scoring, points are subtracted for the candidate's inability to recognize detailed specifications.
three of the problems require the candidate to accurately translate specifications from symbolic to numeric data or narrative to numeric data.
Problem solving using reasoning with symbols:
one of the problems on the test requires the candidate to utilize reasoning with symbols to reach a conclusion.
Ability to understand:
the work of individual components of an organization together with their interrelationships and relationship to the organization as a whole.
Ability to interpret:
and understand complex business procedures.
Ability to uncover errors:
with predefined business specifications.
The test requires only clerical supervision to administer. Once begun, it is self-instructive for candidates, requiring 1 hour to complete.
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