Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA) Exam Prep
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Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA) Exam Prep

Level 1 - Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA) Exam Prep
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Last updated 1/2018
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This course includes
  • 10 hours on-demand video
  • 86 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Earn 21 professional development hours to be eligible for ECBA® Exam.
  • Have a strong understanding of the ECBA® Exam content.
  • Learn about six knowledge areas and 30 tasks of Business analysis as part of BABOK® Guide.
  • Learn about fifty techniques of business analysis as part of BABOK® Guide.
  • Learn about five business analysis perspectives as part of BABOK® Guide.
  • Learn about all the business analysis competencies required to be a successful business analyst.
Requirements
  • The course content offered in this course is delivered mainly through video lectures.
  • Your PC should be able to play videos.
Description

This course will thoroughly prepare the students for the Entry Certificate in Business Analysis® (ECBA)® Examination offered by IIBA® (International Institute of Business Analysis®). This comprehensive course will cover "BABOK® Guide Version 3".

1. Course will cover "BABOK® Guide Version 3".

2. Eighty five short videos on business analysis, BACCM, knowledge areas, tasks, business analysis competencies, techniques and perspectives.

3. Comprehensive notes in PDF downloadable format covering the entire BABOK® Guide Version 3 consolidated in a logical way for easy memorization.


Who this course is for:
  • This course will thoroughly prepare the students for the Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA) Exam offered by IIBA® (International Institute of Business Analysis®).
  • This professional certification is for individuals entering the BA profession.
Course content
Expand all 86 lectures 10:06:13
+ INTRODUCTION
4 lectures 29:25

 A 12 minute video introducing business analysis domain, defining key terms related to the domain, types of stakeholders, types of requirements, difference between requirements and design and the competencies of business analysts.

Preview 12:06

This is a 5 minute video explaining the Business Analysis Core Concept Model as defined in BABOK.

BUSINESS ANALYSIS CORE CONCEPT MODEL (BACCM)
04:31

This 6 minute video will explain the structure of BABOK - Business Analysis Body of Knowledge - v3. It will define the global standards for the practice of Business Analysis which will be used in the subsequent lessons.

INTRODUCTION TO BABOK
05:35

This 7 minute video will introduce the 6 knowledge areas and their underlying tasks as covered in BABOK. It will also introduce the concept of knowledge areas and the importance of the grouping into 6 different types. Subsequent videos will cover the 6 knowledge areas in detail.

INTRODUCTION TO KNOWLEDGE AREAS
07:13
+ KNOWLEDGE AREA - 1: BUSINESS ANALYSIS PLANNING AND MONITORING
11 lectures 01:31:24

This 5 minute video is the introductory video of the first knowledge area called Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring.

INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS ANALYSIS PLANNING AND MONITORING
04:35

This is the first video of Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring knowledge area's first task called Plan Business Analysis Approach. This 12 minute video will cover the purpose, description, inputs, and elements required to complete the task.

TASK 1: PLAN BUSINESS ANALYSIS APPROACH - Part 1
11:50

This is the second video of Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring knowledge area's first task called Plan Business Analysis Approach. This 9 minute video will cover the guidelines and tools, techniques, stakeholders and outputs of the task.

TASK 1: PLAN BUSINESS ANALYSIS APPROACH - Part 2
09:07

This is the first video of Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring knowledge area's second task called Plan Stakeholder Engagement. This 9 minute video will cover the purpose, description, inputs, and elements required to complete the task.

TASK 2: PLAN STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT - Part 1
09:26

This is the second video of Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring knowledge area's second task called Plan Stakeholder Engagement. This 8 minute video will cover the guidelines and tools, techniques, stakeholders and outputs of the task.

TASK 2: PLAN STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT - Part 2
07:55

This is the first video of Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring knowledge area's third task called Plan Business Analysis Governance. This 8 minute video will cover the purpose, description, inputs, and elements required to complete the task.

TASK 3: PLAN BUSINESS ANALYSIS GOVERNANCE - Part 1
07:39

This is the second video of Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring knowledge area's third task called Plan Business Analysis Governance. This 7 minute video will cover the guidelines and tools, techniques, stakeholders and outputs of the task.

TASK 3: PLAN BUSINESS ANALYSIS GOVERNANCE - Part 2
07:14

This is the first video of Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring knowledge area's fourth task called Plan Business Analysis Information Management. This 12 minute video will cover the purpose, description, inputs, and elements required to complete the task.

TASK 4: PLAN BUSINESS ANALYSIS INFORMATION MANAGEMENT - Part 1
11:38

This is the second video of Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring knowledge area's fourth task called Plan Business Analysis Information Management. This 6 minute video will cover the guidelines and tools, techniques, stakeholders and outputs of the task.

TASK 4: PLAN BUSINESS ANALYSIS INFORMATION MANAGEMENT - Part 2
06:19

This is the first video of Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring knowledge area's fifth task called Identify Business Analysis Performance Improvements. This 9 minute video will cover the purpose, description, inputs, and elements required to complete the task.

TASK 5: IDENTIFY BUSINESS ANALYSIS PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENTS - Part 1
08:51

This is the second video of Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring knowledge area's fifth task called Identify Business Analysis Performance Improvements. This 7 minute video will cover the guidelines and tools, techniques, stakeholders and outputs of the task.

TASK 5: IDENTIFY BUSINESS ANALYSIS PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENTS - Part 2
06:50
+ KNOWLEDGE AREA - 2: ELICITATION AND COLLABORATION
10 lectures 01:03:52

This 5 minute video is the introductory video of the second knowledge area called Elicitation and Collaboration.

INTRODUCTION TO ELICITATION AND COLLABORATION
05:01

This is the first video of Elicitation and Collaboration knowledge area's first task called Prepare for Elicitation. This 7 minute video will cover the purpose, description, inputs, and elements required to complete the task.

TASK 1: PREPARE FOR ELICITATION - Part 1
06:50

This is the second video of Elicitation and Collaboration knowledge area's first task called Prepare for Elicitation. This 7 minute video will cover the guidelines and tools, techniques, stakeholders and outputs of the task.

TASK 1: PREPARE FOR ELICITATION - Part 2
06:39

This is the first video of Elicitation and Collaboration knowledge area's second task called Conduct Elicitation. This 5 minute video will cover the purpose, description, inputs, and elements required to complete the task.

TASK 2: CONDUCT ELICITATION - Part 1
04:43

This is the second video of Elicitation and Collaboration knowledge area's second task called Conduct Elicitation. This 9 minute video will cover the guidelines and tools, techniques, stakeholders and outputs of the task.

TASK 2: CONDUCT ELICITATION - Part 2
09:28

This is the video of Elicitation and Collaboration knowledge area's third task called Confirm Elicitation Results. This 8 minute video will cover the purpose, description, inputs, elements, guidelines and tools, techniques, stakeholders and outputs of the task.

TASK 3: CONFIRM ELICITATION RESULTS
08:06

This is the first video of Elicitation and Collaboration knowledge area's fourth task called Communicate Business Analysis Information. This 6 minute video will cover the purpose, description, inputs, and elements required to complete the task.

TASK 4: COMMUNICATE BUSINESS ANALYSIS INFORMATION - Part 1
06:00

This is the second video of Elicitation and Collaboration knowledge area's fourth task called Communicate Business Analysis Information. This 6 minute video will cover the guidelines and tools, techniques, stakeholders and outputs of the task.

TASK 4: COMMUNICATE BUSINESS ANALYSIS INFORMATION - Part 2
05:43

This is the first video of Elicitation and Collaboration knowledge area's fifth task called Manage Stakeholder Collaboration. This 6 minute video will cover the purpose, description, inputs, and elements required to complete the task.

TASK 5: MANAGE STAKEHOLDER COLLABORATION - Part 1
06:00

This is the second video of Elicitation and Collaboration knowledge area's fifth task called Manage Stakeholder Collaboration. This 5 minute video will cover the guidelines and tools, techniques, stakeholders and outputs of the task.

TASK 5: MANAGE STAKEHOLDER COLLABORATION - Part 2
05:22
+ KNOWLEDGE AREA - 3: REQUIREMENTS LIFE CYCLE MANAGEMENT
11 lectures 01:13:54

This 5 minute video is the introductory video of the third knowledge area called Requirements Life Cycle Management.

INTRODUCTION TO REQUIREMENTS LIFE CYCLE MANAGEMENT
04:50

This is the first video of Requirements Life Cycle Management knowledge area's first task called Trace Requirements. This 6 minute video will cover the purpose, description, inputs, and elements required to complete the task.

TASK 1: TRACE REQUIREMENTS - Part 1
06:17

This is the second video of Requirements Life Cycle Management knowledge area's first task called Trace Requirements. This 7 minute video will cover the guidelines and tools, techniques, stakeholders and outputs of the task.

TASK 1: TRACE REQUIREMENTS - Part 2
06:38

This is the first video of Requirements Life Cycle Management knowledge area's second task called Maintain Requirements. This 5 minute video will cover the purpose, description, inputs, and elements required to complete the task.

TASK 2: MAINTAIN REQUIREMENTS - Part 1
05:22

This is the second video of Requirements Life Cycle Management knowledge area's second task called Maintain Requirements. This 6 minute video will cover the guidelines and tools, techniques, stakeholders and outputs of the task.

TASK 2: MAINTAIN REQUIREMENTS - Part 2
05:31

This is the first video of Requirements Life Cycle Management knowledge area's third task called Prioritize Requirements. This 9 minute video will cover the purpose, description, inputs, and elements required to complete the task.

TASK 3: PRIORITIZE REQUIREMENTS - Part 1
09:11

This is the second video of Requirements Life Cycle Management knowledge area's third task called Prioritize Requirements. This 7 minute video will cover the guidelines and tools, techniques, stakeholders and outputs of the task.

TASK 3: PRIORITIZE REQUIREMENTS - Part 2
07:26

This is the first video of Requirements Life Cycle Management knowledge area's fourth task called Assess Requirements Changes. This 7 minute video will cover the purpose, description, inputs, and elements required to complete the task.

TASK 4: ASSESS REQUIREMENTS CHANGES - Part 1
07:27

This is the second video of Requirements Life Cycle Management knowledge area's fourth task called Assess Requirements Changes. This 8 minute video will cover the guidelines and tools, techniques, stakeholders and outputs of the task.

TASK 4: ASSESS REQUIREMENTS CHANGES - Part 2
07:57

This is the first video of Requirements Life Cycle Management knowledge area's fifth task called Approve Requirements. This 6 minute video will cover the purpose, description, inputs, and elements required to complete the task.

TASK 5: APPROVE REQUIREMENTS - Part 1
05:57

This is the second video of Requirements Life Cycle Management knowledge area's fifth task called Approve Requirements. This 7 minute video will cover the guidelines and tools, techniques, stakeholders and outputs of the task.

TASK 5: APPROVE REQUIREMENTS - Part 2
07:18
+ KNOWLEDGE AREA 4 - STRATEGY ANALYSIS
9 lectures 01:24:44

This 6 minute video is the introductory video of the fourth knowledge area called Strategy Analysis.

INTRODUCTION TO STRATEGY ANALYSIS
05:52

This is the first video of Strategy Analysis knowledge area's first task called Analyze Current State. This 12 minute video will cover the purpose, description, inputs, and elements required to complete the task.

TASK 1: ANALYZE CURRENT STATE - Part 1
11:53

This is the second video of Strategy Analysis knowledge area's first task called Analyze Current State. This 11 minute video will cover the guidelines and tools, techniques, stakeholders and outputs of the task.

TASK 1: ANALYZE CURRENT STATE - Part 2
11:24

This is the first video of Strategy Analysis knowledge area's second task called Define Future State. This 12 minute video will cover the purpose, description, inputs, and elements required to complete the task.

TASK 2: DEFINE FUTURE STATE - Part 1
12:12

This is the second video of Strategy Analysis knowledge area's second task called Define Future State. This 10 minute video will cover the guidelines and tools, techniques, stakeholders and outputs of the task.

TASK 2: DEFINE FUTURE STATE - Part 2
10:14

This is the first video of Strategy Analysis knowledge area's third task called Assess Risks. This 8 minute video will cover the purpose, description, inputs, and elements required to complete the task.

TASK 3: ASSESS RISKS - Part 1
08:12

This is the second video of Strategy Analysis knowledge area's third task called Assess Risks. This 8 minute video will cover the guidelines and tools, techniques, stakeholders and outputs of the task.

TASK 3: ASSESS RISKS - Part 2
08:04

This is the first video of Strategy Analysis knowledge area's fourth task called Define Change Strategy. This 8 minute video will cover the purpose, description, inputs, and elements required to complete the task.

TASK 4: DEFINE CHANGE STRATEGY - Part 1
07:37

This is the second video of Strategy Analysis knowledge area's fourth task called Define Change Strategy. This 9 minute video will cover the guidelines and tools, techniques, stakeholders and outputs of the task.

TASK 4: DEFINE CHANGE STRATEGY - Part 2
09:16
+ KNOWLEDGE AREA - 5: REQUIREMENTS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN DEFINITION
13 lectures 01:28:53

This 5 minute video is the introductory video of the first knowledge area called Requirements Analysis and Design Definition.

INTRODUCTION TO REQUIREMENTS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN DEFINITION
05:14

This is the first video of Requirements Analysis and Design Definition knowledge area's first task called Specify and Model Requirements. This 9 minute video will cover the purpose, description, inputs, and elements required to complete the task.

TASK 1: SPECIFY AND MODEL REQUIREMENTS - Part 1
08:55

This is the second video of Requirements Analysis and Design Definition knowledge area's first task called Specify and Model Requirements. This 9 minute video will cover the guidelines and tools, techniques, stakeholders and outputs of the task.

TASK 1: SPECIFY AND MODEL REQUIREMENTS - Part 2
08:33

This is the first video of Requirements Analysis and Design Definition knowledge area's second task called Verify Requirements. This 6 minute video will cover the purpose, description, inputs, and elements required to complete the task.

TASK 2: VERIFY REQUIREMENTS - Part 1
06:21

This is the second video of Requirements Analysis and Design Definition knowledge area's second task called Verify Requirements. This 3 minute video will cover the guidelines and tools, techniques, stakeholders and outputs of the task.

TASK 2: VERIFY REQUIREMENTS - Part 2
03:25

This is the first video of Requirements Analysis and Design Definition knowledge area's third task called Validate Requirements. This 5 minute video will cover the purpose, description, inputs, and elements required to complete the task.

TASK 3: VALIDATE REQUIREMENTS - Part 1
04:39

This is the second video of Requirements Analysis and Design Definition knowledge area's third task called Validate Requirements. This 5 minute video will cover the guidelines and tools, techniques, stakeholders and outputs of the task.

TASK 3: VALIDATE REQUIREMENTS - Part 2
05:10

This is the first video of Requirements Analysis and Design Definition knowledge area's fourth task called Define Requirements Architecture. This 9 minute video will cover the purpose, description, inputs, and elements required to complete the task.

TASK 4: DEFINE REQUIREMENTS ARCHITECTURE - Part 1
09:03

This is the second video of Requirements Analysis and Design Definition knowledge area's fourth task called Define Requirements Architecture. This 5 minute video will cover the guidelines and tools, techniques, stakeholders and outputs of the task.

TASK 4: DEFINE REQUIREMENTS ARCHITECTURE - Part 2
04:45

This is the first video of Requirements Analysis and Design Definition knowledge area's fifth task called Define Design Options. This 8 minute video will cover the purpose, description, inputs, and elements required to complete the task.

TASK 5: DEFINE DESIGN OPTIONS - Part 1
07:41

This is the second video of Requirements Analysis and Design Definition knowledge area's fifth task called Define Design Options. This 7 minute video will cover the guidelines and tools, techniques, stakeholders and outputs of the task.

TASK 5: DEFINE DESIGN OPTIONS - Part 2
06:42

This is the first video of Requirements Analysis and Design Definition knowledge area's sixth task called Analyze Potential Value and Recommend Solution. This 9 minute video will cover the purpose, description, inputs, and elements required to complete the task.

TASK 6: ANALYZE POTENTIAL VALUE AND RECOMMEND SOLUTION - Part 1
09:18

This is the second video of Requirements Analysis and Design Definition knowledge area's sixth task called Analyze Potential Value and Recommend Solution. This 9 minute video will cover the guidelines and tools, techniques, stakeholders and outputs of the task.

TASK 6: ANALYZE POTENTIAL VALUE AND RECOMMEND SOLUTION - Part 2
09:07
+ KNOWLEDGE AREA 6: SOLUTION EVALUATION
11 lectures 01:11:41

This 6 minute video is the introductory video of the sixth knowledge area called Solution Evaluation.

INTRODUCTION TO SOLUTION EVALUATION
05:32

This is the first video of Solution Evaluation knowledge area's first task called Measure Solution Performance. This 5 minute video will cover the purpose, description, inputs, and elements required to complete the task.

TASK 1: MEASURE SOLUTION PERFORMANCE - Part 1
05:19

This is the second video of Solution Evaluation knowledge area's first task called Measure Solution Performance. This 7 minute video will cover the guidelines and tools, techniques, stakeholders and outputs of the task.

TASK 1: MEASURE SOLUTION PERFORMANCE - Part 2
07:07

This is the first video of Solution Evaluation knowledge area's second task called Analyze Performance Measures. This 5 minute video will cover the purpose, description, inputs, and elements required to complete the task.

TASK 2: ANALYZE PERFORMANCE MEASURES - Part 1
05:10

This is the second video of Solution Evaluation knowledge area's second task called Analyze Performance Measures. This 6 minute video will cover the guidelines and tools, techniques, stakeholders and outputs of the task.

TASK 2: ANALYZE PERFORMANCE MEASURES - Part 2
06:03

This is the first video of Solution Evaluation knowledge area's third task called Assess Solution Limitations. This 5 minute video will cover the purpose, description, inputs, and elements required to complete the task.

TASK 3: ASSESS SOLUTION LIMITATIONS - Part 1
04:54

This is the second video of Solution Evaluation knowledge area's third task called Assess Solution Limitations. This 7 minute video will cover the guidelines and tools, techniques, stakeholders and outputs of the task.

TASK 3: ASSESS SOLUTION LIMITATIONS - Part 2
07:12

This is the first video of Solution Evaluation knowledge area's fourth task called Assess Enterprise limitations. This 8 minute video will cover the purpose, description, inputs, and elements required to complete the task.

TASK 4: ASSESS ENTERPRISE LIMITATIONS - Part 1
08:16

This is the second video of Solution Evaluation knowledge area's fourth task called Assess Enterprise limitations. This 8 minute video will cover the guidelines and tools, techniques, stakeholders and outputs of the task.

TASK 4: ASSESS ENTERPRISE LIMITATIONS - Part 2
07:50

This is the first video of Solution Evaluation knowledge area's fifth task called Recommend Actions to Increase Solution Value. This 8 minute video will cover the purpose, description, inputs, and elements required to complete the task.

TASK 5: RECOMMEND ACTIONS TO INCREASE SOLUTION VALUE - Part 1
08:05

This is the second video of Solution Evaluation knowledge area's fifth task called Recommend Actions to Increase Solution Value. This 6 minute video will cover the guidelines and tools, techniques, stakeholders and outputs of the task.

TASK 5: RECOMMEND ACTIONS TO INCREASE SOLUTION VALUE - Part 2
06:13
+ BUSINESS ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES
11 lectures 01:22:28

In this video you will be introduced to the concept of techniques. We will take an example of a technique and learn how it is used in completing the tasks in various knowledge areas.

INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES
03:00

This video will cover the purpose and goals of: Acceptance and Evaluation Criteria, Backlog Management, Balanced Scorecard, Benchmarking and Market Analysis and Brainstorming techniques.

TECHNIQUES 1 - 5
09:18

In this video we will cover the purpose and goals of: Business Capability Analysis, Business Cases, Business Model Canvas, Business Rules Analysis and Collaborative Games business analysis techniques.

TECHNIQUES 6 - 10
05:41

This 8 minute video will cover the purpose and goals of: Concept Modelling, Data Dictionary, Data Flow Diagrams, Data Mining and
Data Modelling business analysis techniques.

TECHNIQUES 11 - 15
07:33

This 7 minute video will cover the purpose and goals of: Decision Analysis, Decision Modelling, Document Analysis, Estimation and Financial Analysis business analysis techniques.

TECHNIQUES 16 - 20
06:38

This 7 minute video will cover the purpose and goals of: Focus Groups, Functional Decomposition, Glossary, Interface Analysis and Interviews business analysis techniques.

TECHNIQUES 21 - 25
06:53

This 7 minute video will cover the purpose and goals of: Item tracking, Lessons Learned, Metrics and Key Performance Indicators, Mind Mapping and Non-Functional Requirements Analysis business analysis techniques.

TECHNIQUES 26 - 30
07:23

This 11 minute video will cover the purpose and goals of: Observation, Organizational Modelling, Prioritization, Process Analysis and Process Modelling business analysis techniques.

TECHNIQUES 31 - 35
10:32

This 9 minute video will cover the purpose and goals of: Prototyping, Reviews, Risk Analysis and Management, Roles and Permissions Matrix and Root Cause Analysis business analysis techniques.

TECHNIQUES 36 - 40
09:04

This 9 minute video will cover the purpose and goals of: Scope Modelling, Sequence Diagrams, Stakeholder List, Map, or Personas, State Modelling and Survey or Questionnaire business analysis techniques.

TECHNIQUES 41 - 45
08:46

This 8 minute video will cover the purpose and goals of: SWOT Analysis, Use Cases and Scenarios, User Stories, Vendor Assessment and Workshops business analysis techniques.

TECHNIQUES 46 - 50
07:40
+ BUSINESS ANALYSIS PERSPECTIVES
6 lectures 19:52

This 2 minute video will cover what is Perspective?, How do Perspectives work?, Understanding of various Components of a Perspective and introduction to 5 Types of Perspectives which will be covered in detail in subsequent videos.

INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS ANALYSIS PERSPECTIVES
02:21

This 3 minute video will recognize features of the agile perspective, identify features of an agile project that impact business analysis activities and identify competencies of an agile business analyst.

THE AGILE PERSPECTIVE
03:07

This 3 minute video will recognize features of the business intelligence perspective, identify business analysis activities that are specific to business intelligence initiatives and identify competencies of a business analyst that are specific to  business intelligence initiatives.

THE BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE PERSPECTIVE
03:18

This 4 minute video will recognize characteristics of working within the information technology perspective, identify business analysis activities that are specific to when working on an IT change initiative, distinguish between methodologies used in information technology initiatives and identify competencies of a business analyst when working on an IT change initiative.

THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PERSPECTIVE
03:38

This 4 minute video will recognize characteristics of working within the Business Architecture perspective, identify the four architectural principles that apply to business analysis, identify business analysis outputs that are specific to the business architecture perspective and identify competencies of a business analyst from the Business Architecture perspective.

THE BUSINESS ARCHITECTURE PERSPECTIVE
03:43

This 4 minute video will recognize features of the Business Process Management perspective, identify BPM life cycle activities and identify competencies of a business analyst from BPM  perspective.

THE BUSINESS PROCESS MANAGEMENT PERSPECTIVE
03:45

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