IIBA – International Institute of Business Analysis

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Perhaps you want to become a professional business analyst or even pursue the Certified Professional Business Analyst (CBAP) designation. In any case, you may wish to seek training from providers affiliated with the International Institute of Business Analysis ( IIBA).

Global Information Technology is certified “IIBA Endorsed Education Provider” The IIBA EEP program’s goal is to help IIBA members identify education providers that offer courses on business analysis that are aligned with the IIBA Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK®).

Global Information Technology offers the most comprehensive training program in the industry to help you prepare for the ECBA, ECBA+, CCBA & CBAP exams. Start your own certification journey by following steps and advices provided by our certified trainers during our courses.

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ECBA™ (Entry Certificate in Business Analysis™) is the first level in the business analysis certification framework from the International Institute of Business Analysis™ (IIBA®). The ECBA certification recognizes individuals entering the business analysis profession or those who manage business analysts and want to understand the required knowledge and competencies of a business analysis practitioner. Applicants must meet certain eligibility requirements in order to be admitted to the exam, and upon passing the exam, receive the ECBA certification credential. The ECBA™ Program will help you prepare for this certification.

 

ECBA helps you to:

  • Understand business process management
  • Play a role in designing and delivering solutions
  • Enable change in an enterprise

 

Is ECBA right for you?

This Certification is for:

  • Individuals who want to become a BA
  • Students enrolled in BA academic programs
  • Professionals transitioning into business analysis
  • Functional managers who manage BAs

ECBA+™ (Entry Certificate in Business Analysis™ + Practicum) is the first level in the business analysis certification framework from the International Institute of Business Analysis™ (IIBA®). In today’s fast-paced business environment, employers want individuals who can hit the ground running. International Institute of Business Analysis™ (IIBA®), the leading professional association dedicated to the field of business analysis, created the ECBATM+ Practicum, to get you job-ready faster than any other similar certificate program.

 

Professional experience is the key that most employers ask about. There are many applicants with degrees and certifications, but there it is often a shortage of candidates with entry-level experiences. Business analysis are in the know about techniques, knowledge areas, best practices, and core concepts. Employers want you to have specific skills that they have identified as being needed for first year of business analysis professionals roles. The ECBA+ program closes the gap using competency-based, hands-on learning in a classroom setting that will help you become job-ready for a career in the Business Analyst field. The ECBA+ Practicum combines your fundamental knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors employers need for an entry-level business analysis professional. That is where ECBA+ can help you get job-ready.

 

Applicants must earn the ECBA certification and pass the ECBA+ Exam to get ECBA+ certified. The ECBA™ + Program will help you prepare for this certification.

 

ECBA+™ (Entry Certificate in Business Analysis™ + Practicum)

 

Get Job-Ready with the ECBA+™ (Entry Certificate in Business Analysis™+) Program. It includes hands-on experience to raise proficiency levels from knowledge to application, for targeted skills.

 

ECBA+ - Entry Certificate In Business Analysis from IIBA

 

In today's fast-paced business environment, employers want individuals who can hit the ground running. This certificate from IIBA gives you the ability to gain practical experience to get you job-ready faster than any other similar certificate program.

Distinguish yourself among Business Analysis practitioners!

 

The ECBA™+ certification is intended for entry-level Business Analysis professionals. This hands-on interactive course is designed to prepare you for the Level 1 Certificate in the IIBA Core Certification Program - ECBA™ certification exam, which tests the knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals needed for entry into the business analysis field.

 

In addition to the core ECBA™ curriculum, this course covers the practical ECBA™+ component, which will raise your level of proficiency from knowledge to application of essential business analysis skills.

 

To obtain the ECBA™+ credential, you need to:

  • Successfully complete this ECBA™+ certification training and acquire 21 PD Hours required by IIBA. Participants who demonstrate satisfactory level of skills will be recommended to get IIBA ECBA+ Certificate
  • Pass the ECBA™ online exam administered by the IIBA.
  • Upon successfully passing the ECBA™ online certification exam and completing Business Analyst program at Global Information Technology, you will receive both the ECBA™ and ECBA™+ certifications and digital badge from IIBA.

 

This course conforms to and aligns with the BABOK® Guide version 3.0 of the IIBA® (International Institute of Business Analysis).

CCBA® (Certification of Capability in Business Analysis™) is the 2nd level professional certification from the International Institute of Business Analysis™ (IIBA®) for business analysis practitioners who want to be recognized for their expertise and skills by earning formal recognition. The CCBA certification acknowledges business analysts with roughly 2-3 years of experience who demonstrate the ability to take on greater responsibility. Applicants must meet certain eligibility requirements in order to be admitted to the exam, and upon passing the exam, one will receive the CCBA certification credential. The CCBA® Program will help you prepare for this certification.

 

CCBA® recognizes skilled BA professionals who have two to three years of practical business analysis work experience.

 

Capability in Business Analysis

 

If you are a business analysis practitioner with 2 to 3 years’ experience, earning your Certification of Capability in Business Analysis™ (CCBA®), recognizes your ability to take on larger and or more complex project responsibility.

 

BA Skills

 

The CCBA highlights your capability to work effectively with stakeholders, to model business processes, and identify and evaluate opportunities for better business outcomes.

 

CCBA certification represents your skills and knowledge applied to real-life scenarios and fortifies you for career advancement.

 

The 2017 IIBA® Annual Business Analysis Salary Survey reports that the average salary of top 5 certification holders is 11% more on average in earnings in comparison to non-certification holders.

 

Is CCBA for you?

The CCBA certificate is for:

  • Individuals with an ECBA™ designation
  • Product Managers
  • Non-BA consultants
  • Trainers
  • Hybrid Business Analysis professionals, including: Project Manager, Testers, Quality Assurance (QA) professionals, Change/Transformation Managers, and Designers

 

Eligibility

To earn the CCBA designation, candidates must:

  • Complete a minimum of 3,750 hours of Business Analysis work experience in the last 7 years.
  • Within these hours, a minimum of 900 hours must be completed in 2 of the 6 BABOK® Guide Knowledge Areas, for a minimum total of 1800 hours.

 

OR

  • 500 hours must be completed in 4 of the 6 BABOK® Guide Knowledge Areas, for a minimum total of 2000 hours.
  • Complete a minimum of 21 hours of Professional Development within the last 4 years.
  • Provide references.
  • Agree to Code of Conduct.

 

CCBA Competencies

 

CCBA® recognizes skilled BA professionals who have two to three years of practical business analysis work experience.

 

Definitions of skill and knowledge levels used in this guide:

 

Level 2 (CCBA) - Skilled:

  • Modifies rules: Encounters situations where there is confidence to modify the guidelines that have been provided for addressing the challenge.
  • Recommends actions: Although generally works independently on smaller, well scoped challenges, still relies on expert help for more complex work. Skills, knowledge and confidence have developed to the level where appropriate actions are identified.
  • Applied knowledge: Has practiced the competency and skills have evolved working on small, less complex challenges or with guidance on large, more complex work.

 

The competency elements are grouped into six Knowledge Areas, as defined in the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide).

CBAP® (Certified Business Analysis Professional™). is the third level professional certification from the IIBA® for individuals with extensive business analysis experience. CBAP certification acknowledges intermediate to senior business analysts with 5+ years of experience who may also lead other BAs. CBAPs are recognized experts in the BA field, relied on for the most significant projects, and demonstrate commitment to the profession, an important edge with employers. Applicants must meet certain eligibility requirements including passing a rigorous exam, to earn the CBAP certification credential. The CBAP® Program will help you prepare for this certification.

 

CBAP® recognizes seasoned BA professionals who have over five years of practical business analysis work experience. Want to make sure that you are ready for the CBAP® exam and increase your odds of passing it on the first try? This comprehensive workshop will prepare you for the Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®) exam and help you make the most of the limited study time you have. The course was designed, created, and is taught by CBAP® recipients to help others focus on the critical areas to study and to provide insights into the exam.

 

It is current with the framework of knowledge outlined by the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK® Guide) version 3.0 and includes over 1,200 sample CBAP® exam questions to make you ready and know what to expect come test time. Additionally, you’ll learn test-taking tips and strategies, along with other practice exercises to reinforce the material.

 

This course conforms to and aligns with the BABOK® Guide version 3.0 of the IIBA® (International Institute of Business Analysis).

 

Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)

  • Recognizing your business analysis expertise and skills.
  • Attaining the highest certification in a profession demonstrates commitment, a superior skill set and leadership expertise.

 

For Professionals With Extensive Experience
The Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®) offers members of the BA community a variety of benefits, including:

  • Demonstrated senior knowledge and professional competence
  • Marketability, employability and earning potential
  • Success and path to leadership

 

CBAP recognizes your expertise in multiple business domains and your ability to tackle more complex projects, work with stakeholders to define and manage their business requirements, drive business processes, lead the BA effort, and identify opportunities to achieve better business results.

 

The 2017 IIBA® Annual Business Analysis Salary Survey reports that the average salary of top 5 certification holders is 11% more on average in earnings in comparison to non-certification holders.

 

Is CBAP right for you?

The CBAP certification is for:

  • Individuals with significant experience in business analysis
  • Individuals with a CCBA™ designation
  • Product Managers
  • Non-BA consultants
  • Trainers
  • Hybrid Business Analysis professionals, including: Project Manager, Testers, Quality Assurance (QA) professionals, Change/Transformation Managers, and Designers

 

Eligibility
To earn the CBAP designation, candidates must:

  • Complete a minimum of 7,500 hours of Business Analysis Work Experience in the last 10 years.
  • Within this experience, a minimum of 900 hours completed in 4 of the 6 BABOK® Guide Knowledge Areas, for a total of at least 3,600 of the required 7,500 total.
  • Complete a minimum of 35 hours of Professional Development in the last 4 years.
  • Provide two references.
  • Agree to Code of Conduct.
  • Agree to Terms and Conditions.
  • Pass the exam.

 

CBAP Competencies
CBAP® recognizes seasoned BA professionals who have over five years of practical business analysis work experience.

 

Definitions of skill and knowledge levels used in this guide:
Level 3 (CBAP) - Expert:

  • Creates rules: Actively provides insight to situations that fall within and outside of his/her domain or sphere of influence. In some cases, this will mean addressing new, unstructured business challenges or opportunities.
  • Guides practice: This is a seasoned practitioner that is sought after for their expertise and guidance in solving or addressing business challenges or opportunities.
  • Advanced knowledge: Skills and Knowledge have been fully developed through execution of work ranging from small well-scoped work to addressing more complex, unstructured challenges or opportunities. Skills and knowledge required for the competency have become second nature.

The competency elements are grouped into six Knowledge Areas, as defined in the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide).

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