It’s time for a big change in a Business Analyst career, what do they do? Become a project manager?
What does Elizabeth Larson, the CEO of Watermark Learning, have to say about this question? The people at Watermark Learning have been the contributing authors for both the PMBOK (Project Management Book of Knowledge) as well as the BABOK ( Business Analysis Book of Knowledge)
Ask your business analyst this question and understand what their ambitions and career goals are. As a project manager you can help build a career.