Entry Certificate in Business Analysis Exam Prep

Entry Certificate in Business Analysis Exam Prep


Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Igor Arkhipov

Instructor: Igor Arkhipov

Beginner level

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21 hours to complete
3 weeks at 7 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Define the role of a business analyst on a project

  • Plan business analysis activities in a structured business environment

  • Follow rules in performing techniques that support the business analysis activities

  • Gain 21 IIBA PDUs and get prepared to answer the questions of the IIBA® ECBA™ examination test

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February 2024


3 assignments

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There are 3 modules in this course

Module 1 provides an in-depth overview of the business analysis profession and focuses on the requirements elicitation process. It begins by introducing the Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA) and elucidating the role of a business analyst. The module covers essential competencies, key concepts, and the relationship between requirements and design. It also explores various business analysis techniques.

What's included

12 videos4 readings1 assignment2 discussion prompts

Module 2 focuses on requirements analysis and the lifecycle management process. It delves into the systematic approach of specifying and modeling requirements, utilizing structured language, matrices, and diagrams. The module also covers the analysis of requirements, verification, validation, and the definition of requirements architecture. Additionally, it addresses the maintenance and lifecycle management of requirements.

What's included

18 videos3 readings1 assignment2 discussion prompts

Module 3 focuses on business analysis planning, guiding learners in developing skills to plan the business analysis approach for projects. It covers aspects such as stakeholder engagement, governance, information management, and performance improvements. The module includes a practical case study, allowing learners to apply theoretical knowledge to real-life scenarios.

What's included

9 videos2 readings1 assignment2 discussion prompts


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