ECBA Certification

All about ECBA

What and why of ECBA

ECBA stands for Entry Certificate in Business Analysis, 1st level certification provided by International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®), Canada (

Following are some of the benefits of becoming a ECBA® :

  • Be recognized for your competency in business analysis.
  • Business analysis is the fastest growing career opportunity for IT professionals.
  • People with domain experience can move into IT sector by becoming a business analyst.
  • Better job prospects.
  • Better salary.

Target Audience for ECBA

ECBA examination targets the following audience:

  • Individuals entering the BA profession:
  • Students enrolled in BA academic programs
  • New graduates
  • Professionals transitioning careers
  • Functional managers who are not BAs but manage them

Eligibility for ECBA

  • Prior business analysis-related work experience is not required.
  • Professional development: 21 hours of verifiable BABOK® coursework in the last 4 years. Adaptive US is an authorized EEP of IIBA®, its trainings provide required PDUs for the ECBA certification examination.
  • References: Not required.
  • Signed code of conduct is required.

ECBA® Question pattern 

This is a knowledge based examination.

50 Multiple choice questions to be answered in 1 hour