Certified Business Data Analytics (CBDA) Prep (Voucher Included)

According to LinkedIn survey data, business data analysis is one of the fastest-growing professions. With increasing dependence on technology projects, organizations are hiring a larger number of business analysts, making data analytics training more important than ever. The Certification in Business Data Analytics (CBDA) is the first data analytics credential provided by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) to recognize one's ability to effectively utilize data analytics for...

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Course code: GES2156

What you will learn

  • Complete overview of the Guide to Business Data Analytics
  • Preparation process for CBDA
  • Tasks and techniques for business data analytics
  • Prepare for the final exam with chapter-based questions and simulations

How you will benefit

  • Develop expertise in business data analytics concepts
  • Obtain the knowledge needed to successfully complete the CBDA exam in a timely manner
  • Open new career opportunities and expand your skillset

How the course is taught

  • Self-paced, online course
  • 3 Months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 60 course hours
  1. Instructions
    1. How to Use Thinkific Learning Portal
  2. Introduction to Business Data Analytics
    1. Introduction to Business Data Analytics
    2. Study Guide - Introduction
    3. CBDA - 1 - Intro to Business Data Analytics - Questions
    4. Flashcards - Introduction to Business Data Analytics
    5. Audiobook - Introduction
    6. Presentation - Introduction
  3. Identify Research Questions
    1. Identify Research Questions - Part 1
    2. Identify Research Questions - Part 2
    3. Identify Research Questions - Part 3
    4. Study Guide - Identify Research Questions
    5. CBDA - 2 - Identify Research Questions - Questions
    6. Flashcards - Identify Research Questions
    7. Audiobook - Identify Research Questions - Part 1
    8. Audiobook - Identify Research Questions - Part 2
    9. Audiobook - Identify Research Questions - Part 3
    10. Presentation - Identify Research Questions
  4. Source data
    1. Source Data
    2. Study Guide - Source Data
    3. CBDA - 3 - Source Data - Questions
    4. Flashcards - Source Data
    5. Audiobook - Source Data
    6. Presentation - Source data
  5. Analyze Data
    1. Analyze Data - Part 1
    2. Analyze Data - Part 2
    3. Analyze Data - Part 3
    4. Study Guide - Analyze Data
    5. CBDA - 4 - Analyze Data - Questions
    6. Flashcards - Analyze Data
    7. Audiobook - Analyze Data - Part 1
    8. Audiobook - Analyze Data - Part 2
    9. Audiobook - Analyze Data - Part 3
    10. Presentation - Analyze data
    11. Presentation - Data Analysis Algorithms
  6. Interpret and Report Results
    1. Interpret and Report Results - Part 1
    2. Interpret and Report Results - Part 2
    3. Interpret and Report Results - Part 3
    4. Study Guide - Interpret and Report Results
    5. CBDA - 5 - Interpret and Report Results - Questions
    6. Flashcards - Report Results
    7. Audiobook - Interpret and Report Results - Part 1
    8. Audiobook - Interpret and Report Results - Part 2
    9. Audiobook - Interpret and Report Results - Part 3
    10. Presentation - Report results
  7. Use Results to Influence Business Decision-Making
    1. Use Results to Influence Business Decision-Making
    2. Study Guide - Use Results to Influence Business Decision Making
    3. CBDA - 6 - Use Analytics Results - Use Results to Influence Business Decision-Making
    4. Flashcards - Use Analytics Results
    5. Audiobook - Use Analytics Results
    6. Presentation - Use Analytics Results
  8. Guide company-level strategy
    1. Guide Company Level Strategy - Part 1
    2. Guide Company Level Strategy - Part 2
    3. Study Guide - Guide Company Level Strategy
    4. CBDA - 7 - Guide company-level strategy - Use Results to Influence Business Decision-Making
    5. Flashcards - Guide Company Level Strategy
    6. Audiobook - Guide Business - Part 1
    7. Audiobook - Guide Business - Part 2
    8. Presentation - Guide Company Level Strategy
  9. Glossary
    1. Study Guide - Glossary
    2. Presentation - 27 Examples of Key Performance Indicators
    3. Presentation - Data Visualization 101- blog ppts
  10. Past Session Recordings
    1. Links for Past Session Recordings - CBDA
  11. Reference Materials
    1. 108 BA Techniques
    2. Big Data Characteristics
    3. CBDA Domains and Tasks
    4. Data Analytics Domains
    5. Types of Analytics
    6. CBDA Study Guide
  12. Exam Prep Help
    1. CBDA Exam Preparation Plan
    2. Study tips you need for IIBA Cert. Exam
    3. The Ultimate IIBA Exams Info Guide
  13. Simulations
    1. CBDA Simulations 1-3

LN Mishra

LN Mishra is the co-founder and chief operating officer (COO) of Adaptive US Inc. and has over 28 years of experience in business analysis, where he has assisted more than 1200 business analysts in becoming IIBA certified. LN is the only trainer who holds all seven certifications from IIBA (ECBA, CCBA, CBAP, CCA, AAC, CBDA, and CPOA) and CPRE from IREB in Germany. He has held numerous workshops in business analysis and consulted and trained clients in the US, Europe, and India, including Toshiba, Nordstrom, AkzoNobel, AXA, MindTree, iGate, Ness, and more. LN holds a post-graduate diploma in Management (PGDM) from IIM Ahmedabad and BE (Honors) in Electronics. He has also authored over 20 books on business analysis, including Practical Requirements Engineering, Mastering CBAP, CBAP Question Bank, Mastering CPRE, CPRE Question Bank, and Stories for IT Trainers.

Prerequisites:

  • Good command over English language and good knowledge of business and IT
  • High school level mathematics
  • Basic knowledge of statistics (mean, median, mode, dispersion etc.)
  • Intermediate use of Excel (Formulas, Charts, Pivot tables etc.)

Certification Requirements:

  • While there are no exam requirements, CBDA is a specialized certification for business analysts working on data analysis projects, and they recommend two to three years' experience executing analysis-related work in business analytics before sitting for the exam.

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC, Mac, or Chromebook.
  • Headphones.
  • A microphone.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 10 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox is preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Microsoft Word Online.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) states that data analytics converts raw data into actionable insights. It includes a range of tools, technologies, and processes used to find trends and solve problems using data. CompTIA reports that the primary objective of data analytics is to address specific questions or challenges relevant to an organization to drive better business outcomes.

According to Indeed.com, the average salary in business data analytics is $77,303.

Yes, this course will prepare you for the Business Analysis Certification in Data Analytics (CBDA) exam.

CBDA is a specialized certification for business analysts working in data analysis projects, recommended two to three years' experience executing analysis-related work in business analytics before sitting for the exam.

This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course whenever you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.

After you register, you will receive 3 months to complete the course. The time allotted for completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours.

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