IIBA Business Analysis Certification course provides a well structured approach to help you learn concepts of IIBA BABOK Guide version 3.0 and appear for IIBA CBAP/ CCBA certification or ECBA certificate exam.
The whole course is divided into 7 parts and you can get 7 PD (professional development) hours for ECBA application.
To enroll into remaining parts 2 to 7 (each for US$10), please check session "How do I Enroll Into Remaining Parts?".
The course covers business analysis key concepts, underlying competencies and 30 business analysis tasks grouped in 6 knowledge areas such as Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring, Elicitation & Collaboration, Requirements Life Cycle Management, Strategy Analysis, Requirements Analysis & Design Definition, and Solution Evaluation.
This course is for all levels, that is beginner to advanced level and hence suitable for students, new graduates and professionals (with business or domain experience) who are learning and developing business analysis skills and want a career in business analysis. This course is also suitable for experienced business analysts as well as managers who manage business analysts.
This course is ideal for those who want to learn business analysis concepts of IIBA BABOK Guide (version 3.0) but do not want to spend hundreds of dollars. With this course, you will be able to learn concepts at your own pace and align your business analysis knowledge and/or experience to IIBA BABOK Guide, and appear for IIBA CBAP/ CCBA certification or ECBA certificate exam.
In this part 1 of the course, you will get introduced to business analysis and the BA professional, structure of the IIBA BABOK Guide (version 3.0) and business analysis key concepts.
You will also get introduced to underlying competencies and will learn 29 underlying competencies grouped in 6 categories such as Analytical thinking and problem solving, Behavioural characteristics, Business Knowledge, Communication skills, Interaction skills, and tools and technology.
This part 1 of the course is “prerequisite” for all other parts of the course.
The whole course will take less than 7 hours to complete (excluding quizzes) while this part 1 of the course will take less than 1.5 hours.
You will be able to attempt quiz at the end of each session to check your understanding and reinforce learning. You will also be able to download PDF files (for each part of the course) that will be useful to remember concepts and appear for IIBA CBAP/ CCBA certification or ECBA certificate exam.
In this session, you will get to know about the course such as purpose of the course, its objectives and coverage for the whole course as well as detailed coverage of this part. You will also get to know about the experiences and qualifications of the mentor.
In this article, you will get URLs/ links, and coupon codes to enroll into remaining parts (2 to 7) of the course.
In this session, you will understand enhanced certification framework and various competency based certifications offered by IIBA. You will also get to know briefly about target audience, prerequisites and exams for each level of certification offered by IIBA.
In this session, you will understand what is Business analysis and why it is required. You will also understand the role and various common job titles for a business analyst.
In this session, you will understand the purpose and structure of the BABOK guide. You will understand about the core content, extended content and briefly understand purpose of various knowledge areas of the BABOK Guide.
This quiz tests your understanding regarding business analysis, about role of a BA professional and structure of IIBA BABOK Guide v3.0.
In this session, you will understand competencies and level of proficiency required, eligibility requirements and exam blueprint for each level of certification offered by IIBA.
In this session, you will understand the Business Analysis Core Concept Model (BACCM), meaning of various terms and about requirements classification schema used in the BABOK guide. You will also understand what we mean by a stakeholder as per BABOK guide and what we mean by designs in the context of business analysis.
In this session, you will get an overview of the underlying competencies described in IIBA’s BABOK guide v3.0.
In this session, you will learn about skills that are required to analyse problems and opportunities, to identify changes that deliver value, and also to work with stakeholders to understand the impact of those changes.
In this session, you will learn about skills that are required to increase personal effectiveness and gain trust and respect of stakeholders.
In this session, you will learn about skills that are required in order to have complete understanding regarding business, industry, organisation, and solutions to perform effective business analysis and deliver value.
In this session, you will learn about skills that are required to understand the recipients and adapt communication styles to deepen understanding and trust with stakeholders.
In this session, you will learn about skills that are required to facilitate stakeholder communication, provide leadership, convey value of solution, and ensure stakeholder support.
In this session, you will learn about skills that are required to support requirement documentation, requirements management, stakeholder communication and collaboration.
Trividh Patel has over 15 years of experience in Business Analysis and Consulting in IT services industry.
He has worked for leading IT Services companies as Business Architect, Lead/ Sr. Business Analyst, and as IT Project Manager. He has executed several business analysis projects for reputed organizations from USA, UK, Europe, Middle East, Japan and India. He has good track record of leading team of Business Analysts to deliver business analysis projects.
Trividh Patel has done MBA in Systems and Bachelor of Engineering from University of Mumbai (India) and is Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) by International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), Canada since March 2012.