The Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA™) recognises individuals ready to develop their business analysis knowledge, skills and behaviours as practicing business analysis professionals.

ECBA™ is the first level of Business Analysis certification offered by the IIBA® - International Institute of Business Analysis. The certification provides a great first step for newly qualified or aspiring BA’s looking to gain a globally recognised qualification to enhance their career.

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The course requires no prerequisites to attend.

This course counts towards Professional Development hours.

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Delegates will learn how to

The competencies and their proficiency levels are listed below. The competencies are grouped as defined in the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide):

1. Business Analysis Knowledge

  • Business analysis and the BA professional
  • Business analysis key concepts
  • Underlying competencies
  • Techniques

2. Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring

3. Elicitation and Collaboration

4. Requirements Life Cycle Management

5. Requirements Analysis and Design Definition

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This three-day course covers the following topics as featured in the ECBA™ exam and aligned to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK®) Guide.

Next to each area of knowledge is the percentage of the exam which it makes up:-

Business Analysis Knowledge

  • Business Analysis & the BA Professional (2.5%)

  • Underlying Competencies (5%)

  • Business Analysis Key Concepts (5%)

  • Techniques (12.5%)

BABOK® Guide Knowledge Areas

  • Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring (5%)

  • Elicitation & Collaboration (20%)

  • Requirements Life Cycle Management (20%)

  • Strategy Analysis (5%)

  • Requirements Analysis and Design Definition (24%)

  • Solution Evaluation (1%)

Exam Information

Login with your IIBA credentials or create a new account.

From your profile page, open the Certification menu. Select My Certifications, ECBA and Get started.

Purchase your exam and go to the next step. From the day IIBA receives payment for your exam, you will have 12 months to schedule and take your exam.

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