Course Code: GES381
Receive an introductory lesson on what’s needed to take and pas the CCBA certification exam. You’ll also learn about BABOK V3 and what’s required to correctly utilize the model.
Learn the business analysis approach including how to engage stakeholders, how to manage and govern information, how to identify performance improvement points, and tools and techniques used in business analysis planning.
Prepare and conduct an elicitation, confirm the results of an elicitation, communicate business analysis information, and manage stakeholder collaboration.
Explore trace requirements. Maintain, prioritize, and assess changes to the requirements.
Learn about best analyses techniques as it pertains to strategy and requirements analyses. Assess risks and design strategies needed for strategy and requirements analyses.
Measure solution performance, analyze performance measures, assess limitations of your solution and enterprise, and learn to recommend actions to increase solution value.
I. Introduction to CCBA certification
A. What IIBA is
B. Benefits of IIBA Professional Certification
C. Eligibility for CCBA certification
D. The exam application Process
E. The exam outline
F. CCBA exam blueprint
II. Introduction to BABOK V3
A. What is business analysis?
B. What does a business analyst do?
C. Business Analysis Core Concept Model the Knowledge Areas defined in BABOK Version 3
D. What are the underlying competencies of a business analyst?
E. The techniques and perspectives in business analysis
III. Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring
A. How to plan Business Analysis Approach
B. How to plan Stakeholder Engagement
C. How to plan Business Analysis Information Management and Governance
D. How to identify Business Analysis Performance Improvements
E. Understand tools and techniques used in Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring
IV. Elicitation and Collaboration
A. Prepare and conduct an elicitation
B. Confirm the results of elicitation
C. Communicate the business analysis information
D. Manage stakeholder collaboration
V. Requirements Life Cycle Management
A. Trace requirements
B. Maintain requirements
C. Prioritize requirements
D. Assess changes to the requirements
E. Approve the requirements
VI. Strategy Analysis
A. Analyze the Current State
B. Define the Future State
C. Assess Risks
D. Define the Change Strategy
VII. Requirements Analysis and Design Definition
A. Specify and Model Requirements
B. Verify Requirements
C. Validate Requirements
D. Define Requirements Architecture
E. Define Design Options
F. Analyze Potential Value and Recommend Solution
VIII. Solution Evaluation
A. Measure Solution Performance
B. Analyze Performance Measures
C. Assess the limitations of the solution
D. Assess the limitations of an enterprise
E. Recommend Actions to Increase Solution Value
Tim Jerome is a project management expert with over 15 years of experience at companies like Intel and Digital Network Services. A former president of the PMI Rio Grande Chapter, Tim is also a PMP instructor and project management consultant.
Jeff Allen is a highly regarded project management and agile expert. He has over 15 years of leadership experience in project management and agile at companies like Compaq and HP. As an Agile Coach, he has mentored over 5,000 professionals globally.
For this course, you must be able to read and understand business English. Familiarity with business terms and concepts would be helpful but not necessary. If formal certification with IIBA is a goal, then the following requirements will need to be met in advance of sitting for the exam. This course satisfies the Professional Development requirement.
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
The International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) is the premier organization for business analysts worldwide. IIBA supports the development and continuing education of business analysis professionals, and its certification helps those professionals get recognized in an industry that’s often crowded with prospects. If you’re interested in a career in project management, consulting, process improvement, business and systems analysis, and more, a course that’s certified by IIBA can provide you with an advantage in these competitive fields.
Yes, ed2go courses are completely online. However, keep in mind that not all certifying bodies or industry-specific certifications are recognized internationally. Please review your country’s regulations prior to enrolling in courses that prepare for certification.
Yes, the course will prepare you for the Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA®). CCBA® is a globally recognized credential offered by IIBA to professionals who pass the CCBA® exam. The exam fee is not included in the cost of this course.
This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.
This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive six (6) months to complete the course.
The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.
You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.
Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.
This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
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International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®) provides Certified Business Analysis Professional (CCBA®) to the candidates who have successfully completed the examination based on the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK® Guide Version 3).
It’s a two-step process.
1. You need to submit your application with the application fee (non-refundable). You need to pass the initial screening process for the CCBA® exams.
2. Once the IIBA® assesses your qualifications for the exam, you should schedule a date for the exam with the official testing agency. You will receive an email with the instructions once your reservation is approved. Please click here for the complete process.
Exam fee structure:
1. The application fee is $125 USD and is not refundable (i.e. regardless of whether your application is approved or declined).
2. The exam fee is $325 USD for IIBA members and $450 USD for non-members.