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IIBA® Entry Certificate In Business Analysis (ECBA™)

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IIBA® Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA™) Course Outline

This 3-day course prepares candidates to take the Entry Certificate in Business Analysis™ (ECBA™) exam and achieve ECBA™ certification. Over the 3 days of training, an instructor will take you through the topics of the exam and ensure you are fully prepared for the format and types of questions which will be featured. 

ECBA™ is the first level of Business Analysis certification offered by the International Institute of Business Analysis™ (IIBA®). Created to recognise those just entering the field of business analysis, the certificate provides a vital first step for newly qualified or aspiring business analysts looking to get ahead of their peers.


IIBA® Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA™) Course Outline

The 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%)


Who should attend this IIBA Training Course?

ECBA™ certification is aimed at:

  • Individuals entering the BA profession, including students enrolled in academic programs and recent graduates
  • Professionals moving into a new Business Analysis career
  • Those who manage BA professionals but are not Business Analysts themselves


The course requires no prerequisites to attend. However, the exam requires a minimum of 21 hours of professional development in the last 4 years.

The course requires no prerequisites. The exam requires a minimum of 21 hours of professional development in the last 4 years.
No, the course does not include the ECBA™ exam. This is booked separately through IIBA.
Your instructor will be an expert with extensive experience in preparing candidates for the ECBA™ exam.
The course will begin at 9am and finish at 5pm.

IIBA® Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA™) Exam

The ECBA™ exam lasts one hour and consists of 50 multiple questions. It is not included with the course and must be booked separately with IIBA.

What's Included in this IIBA Training Course?

  • The Knowledge Academy’s Entry Certificate in Business Analysis Courseware
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Completion Certificate
  • Refreshments

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