ECBA – Why and How

 

Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA) is the 1st level certification provided by International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®), Canada (www.IIBA.org).

Following are some of benefits of becoming a ECBA® :

  • Be recognized for your competency in business analysis.
  • Business analysis is 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 following audience:

  • Individuals entering business analysis profession:
  • Students enrolled in business analysis academic programs
  • New graduates
  • Professionals transitioning careers
  • Functional managers who are not business analysts but manage them.

Eligibility for ECBA®

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

ECBA® Question pattern

  • This will be a knowledge based examination
  • Basic multiple choice questions
  • 50 questions
  • Testing knowledge
  • 1 hour

 Examination weightage – KA wise

Business Analysis Knowledge
Domain% Distribution
Business Analysis & business analysis Professional2.5%
Underlying Competencies5%
Business Analysis Key Concepts5%
Techniques12.5%
BABOK® Guide Knowledge Areas
Domain% Distribution
Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring5%
Elicitation and Collaboration20%
Requirements Life Cycle Management20%
Strategy Analysis5%
Requirements Analysis and Design Definition24%
Solution Evaluation1%
 
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