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About this Course

MicroTrain’s 3-day (21 hours PLUS 3 hours for in-class exam preparation) Certified Business Analysis - IIBA exam prep course is designed to teach the business analysis framework and terminology necessary for success on the exam and on the job. Our certified instructors present the material in an informative, easy-to-digest manner. 

This course will support your exam prep efforts for the following exams:

Entry Certificate in Business Analysis™ (ECBA™)

Certification of Capability in Business Analysis™ (CCBA®)

* Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®)

 

* To attain the ECBA certificate, CCBA or CBAP certification you must first meet specific education and experience requirements and adhere to a professional code of conduct. See below for details

Course Format

A combination of live instructor-led lecture facilitated discussion and exercises, and numerous practice test questions contribute to successful exam readiness. In-class assignments and instructor-led reviews are designed to help you understand, not just memorize key business analysis concepts.

Course Materials

Each participant will receive the following course materials:

Comprehensive Student Workbook

  • Covers all the Knowledge Areas, tasks, guidelines, tools and techniques along with practice questions

BABOK Guide 3.0

  • Paper version for classroom use
  • .pdf version for an additional resource (available with your IIBA membership)

"How to Talk BA" book

  • Handy size summary of over 300 critical business analysis terms
  • Great resource for all levels and anyone associated with business analysis
  • Includes references to the BABOK® Guide v3 - - Includes examples to clarify and make the terms practical
  • Essential for mastering terms when preparing for the ECBA/CCBA/CBAP exams

FREE Mini-Subscription to Exam Simulator

  • Realistic questions, similar in tone and quality to the actual exam, to reduce surprises and increase confidence when you sit for the exam
  • 3 categories of questions: Warm-ups, Drills, and full-length Simulations providing unlimited practice tests
  • Online Assessment System with similar features as Prometric Assessment System
  • Instant detailed feedback on every question with reference numbers to explain both correct and incorrect answers and solidify retention
  • Review the questions and answers of any exam you have taken
  • Stop and start your exams according to your schedule, regardless of which device you use
  • Available 24/7 from the moment you sign up, so you can study anytime, anywhere
  • Practice on the go! The Online Study Exams are cloud-based, so you can access it from any computer or device, including Apple, Windows, and Android tablets—anywhere.

Outline

This course follows the current BABOK® Guide, v3.0 format

Course Learning Objectives

  • Understands the Business Analyst role
  • Can list and describe the appropriate Knowledge Areas and related Tasks and Techniques
  • Demonstrates fundamental knowledge and importance of core concepts and key Business Analysis terms
  • Exhibits fundamental understanding of requirements classification schema
  • Displays a minimum proficiency in the Underlying Competencies

Course Outline

  • Introduction
  • Business Analysis Key Concepts
  • Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring
  • Elicitation and Collaboration
  • Requirements Life Cycle Management
  • Strategy Analysis
  • Requirements Analysis and Design Definition
  • Underlying Competencies
  • Exam Information

Prerequisites

MicroTrain offers exam prep training for the following exams. Click on the exam below to see the prerequisites and related details.

 

Exam Details

Exam CCBA: Certification of Capability in Business Analysis™

The CCBA® exam is 3 hours long and consists of 130 multiple choice questions. The questions are scenario-based (i.e. the candidate must do a bit of analysis to arrive at the answer). It is competency-based and aligned with BABOK® Guide Version 3.  Visit the BABOK® Guide webpage to acquire your copy or acquire a FREE PDF version with an IIBA membership.

Exam Information Summary

Exam Code CCBA
Prerequisites
  • 2 references from a career manager, client, or CBAP® recipient
  • 21 hours of Professional Development in last 4 years (covered in MicroTrain course)
  • 3,750 hours of business analysis work experience within the last 7 years. 
  • 900+ hours in 2 of the 6 knowledge areas 

                                  -OR-

          500+ hours  in 4 of the knowledge areas

Number of Questions 130
Passing Score N/A
Types of Questions Multiple choice
Length of Test 3 hours
Exam Results Immediate

Fees

IIBA Membership Fee  $125 USD
Application Fee

$125 USD

Exam Fee $325 USD
 

Exam Cancellation

If you need to cancel your exam, refer to the Exam Cancellation and Rescheduling Policy.

Payments

If you are a WIOA client, you must follow MicroTrain's application and exam payment process.

Otherwise, you pay for the application and exam fee per IIBA requirements as stipulated above. 

Exam CBAP: Certified Business Analysis Professional™

The CBAP® exam is 3.5 hours long and consists of 120 multiple choice questions. The questions are case study-based (i.e. longer cases (1-1.5 pages) of information) with multiple questions about the case. It is competency-based and aligned with BABOK® Guide Version 3. Visit our BABOK® Guide web page to acquire your copy or acquire a FREE PDF version with an IIBA membership.
To help you prepare for the exam, review the following:

Exam Information Summary

Exam Code                                                                                   CBAP
Prerequisites
  • 2 references from a career manager, client, or CBAP® recipient
  • Minimum of 35 hours of Professional Development in last 4 years
  • 7,500 hours of business analysis work experience within the last 10 years
  • From within all of the business analysis work experience hours, a minimum of 900 hours in each of 4 of the 6 BABOK® Guide Version 3 Knowledge Areas 
Number of Questions 120
Passing Score             N/A
Types of Questions Multiple choice
Length of Test 3.5 hours
Exam Results Immediate

Fees

IIBA Membership Fee  $125 USD
Application Fee $125 USD
Exam Fee $325 USD

Exam Cancellation

If you need to cancel your exam, refer to the Exam Cancellation and Rescheduling Policy.

Payments

If you are a WIOA client, you must follow MicroTrain's application and exam payment process.

Otherwise, you pay for the application and exam fee per IIBA requirements as stipulated above. 

Exam ECBA: Entry Certificate in Business Analysis™

Practice Exam

Take advantage of the 25 question practice exam in https://theprofessional.me/exams/ (you must be logged into your account to use). You will have 30 minutes to complete your practice exam. The questions are randomized so every exam is different (but you may see some of the same questions). Once you get a 90%, you can submit your exam results to sts@microtrain.net to qualify for the MicroTrain exam pass guarantee. 

ECBA™ exam

The ECBA™ exam is 1 hour long and consists of 50 multiple choice questions. It is competency-based aligned to BABOK® Guide Version 3. Visit IIBA's BABOK® Guide webpage to acquire your copy or gain access to a FREE PDF version with an IIBA® membership.

In order to be admitted to the exam, please ensure that your IIBA profile name matches your government identification.

To help you prepare for the exam review the following:

Exam Information Summary

Exam Code

ECBA

Prerequisites

21 hours of Professional Development in last 4 years
(covered in MicroTrain's Certified Business Analysis - IIBA course)

Number of Questions

50

Passing Score

Not Available

Types of Questions

Multiple choice

Length of Test

1 hour

Exam Results

Immediate

Fees

IIBA Membership Fee  $125 USD
Application Fee

  $60 USD

Exam Fee $110 USD

Exam Cancellation

If you need to cancel your exam, refer to the Exam Cancellation and Rescheduling Policy.

Payments

If you are a WIOA client, you must follow MicroTrain's application and exam payment process.

Otherwise, you pay for the application and exam fee per IIBA requirements as stipulated above. 

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