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If you are looking at validating your business analysis skills or want to make a career in this field that is an indispensable part of a project development lifecycle, then you have come to the right place. KnowledgeHut brings you a workshop on the Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA) credential that is your ticket to a great career in business analysis. This credential from the prestigious IIBA® International Institute of Business Analysis™ is a reflection of the holder’s knowledge of BA concepts and techniques that help a project to succeed.
KnowledgeHut’s comprehensive course on ECBA will help you aim for a first time pass of the exam and helps you grab the concepts and techniques to be a success at the workplace. This intensive course is conducted by IIBA® certified coaches who bring in their industry experience and give you invaluable advice on being successful business analysts.
The IIBA requires certain eligibility criteria to be fulfilled for giving the exam.
You can find more information, here: https://www.iiba.org/certification/iiba-certifications/ecba/
The ECBA™ exam is a live, web-delivered exam that requires a desktop or laptop, a working webcam, and microphone. The exam is 1 hour long and consists of 50 multiple choice questions, and is aligned to BABOK® Guide Version 3. For more information, please refer the BA Handbook: https://www.iiba.org/globalassets/documents/certification/core-ba-certification-handbook.pdf?v=1.01
Chapter 1 – Business Analysis and BA Profession
Chapter 2 – Business Analysis Key Concepts
Chapter 3 – Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring
Chapter 4 – Elicitation and Collaboration
Chapter 5 – Requirements Life Cycle Management
Chapter 6 – Strategy Analysis
Chapter 7 – Requirements Analysis and Design Definition
Chapter 8 – Solution Evaluation
Chapter 9 – Underlying Competencies
Chapter 10 – Techniques
Overall, it was a fantastic training!Attended Entry Certificate in Business Analysis™ (ECBA)™ workshop in October 2019
It was a very interactive session. Abhinav, the trainer, was making sure that each and everyone of us participated in class. He was asked questions, explained each and everything in detailed manner and to make it easier, he used day-to-day jobs as examples. Overall, it was a fun-filled learning experience where I got to learn many BA techniques. This will surely help in clearing my certification of ECBA.Attended Entry Certificate in Business Analysis™ (ECBA)™ workshop in September 2019
The course was great and the instructor was very knowledgeable in many areas. It was a very helpful training.Attended Entry Certificate in Business Analysis™ (ECBA)™ workshop in August 2019
Mr. Oswin was a pleasure to listen to. He was enthusiastic and his passion showed through his explanation. He was very knowledgable about the subject matter too. All-in-all, he was a great trainer.Attended Entry Certificate in Business Analysis™ (ECBA)™ workshop in August 2019
The course was easy to follow and gave actual examples which helped me understand the course information.Attended Entry Certificate in Business Analysis™ (ECBA)™ workshop in May 2019
The class training is the best part of KnowledgeHut. Great trainers, well-structured study materials and a good support staff make it simply superb.
Attended Entry Certificate in Business Analysis™ (ECBA)™ workshop in December 2018
Entry Certificate in Business AnalysisTM (ECBATM), as the name suggests, is an entry-level certificate in business analysis provided by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®).
This certification from IIBA® includes the fundamental knowledge of business analysis aligned with the BABOK® Guide. It further helps you to master the core knowledge and competencies required for the business analysis field.
Now let’s dive into the core outcomes of ECBATM certification that is specified by the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge®(BABOK® Guide)as the Six Knowledge Areas. They are:
Now you know the hack to become a Business Analyst in the IT industry and make a transition in your career. So, enroll for the ECBATM certification training and become job-ready to enter the field of business analysis. Fast track your career by gaining this world-renowned certification that is accepted by organizations across the globe.
To earn ECBATM certification, you don’t need any prior knowledge of the subject of Business Analysis, but you need to meet some eligibility criteria.
So, before you enroll for the ECBATM certification, let’s check out the essential requirements that you must fulfill to be eligible for the certification.
The four prerequisites for ECBATM certification are:
The ECBATM certification is the perfect fit for professionals and individuals who are looking for either changing or improving their line of work or preparing to begin their career prospects.
Let us look at who can benefit from this certification.
The ECBATM certification is suitable only when:
If your goal is to become a successful Business Analyst, then ECBA certification training helps you achieve it. The ECBATM training is designed to give you hands-on experience that will help you master the skills required to ace the Business Analyst interview and work effectively in the industry.
ECBATM training helps you acquire ECBATM Certification, making you proficient in Business Analysis skills and get recognition in the field of Business Analysis.
Following are the outcomes that you will get from ECBATM training:
The Business Analyst role has become one of the most rewarding professions in the IT industry in recent times.
As an ECBATM certified professional, you will gain the following benefits:
The cost of ECBA TM certifications is broken down as follows -
The training costs vary across regions and accredited training organizations, not to forget taxes and other amenities.
The training courses on ECBATM start as low as $399 to $849
Check the below-mentioned fee details of the ECBA TM certification:
Membership Fee (in USD):
|Member Annual Fee||One-time Application Fee|
Region I Countries: Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany,& more...
Region II Countries: Brazil, Greece, Singapore, Indonesia, & more…
Region III Countries: India, Argentina, Pakistan, China, Sri Lanka & more...
To check your country’s membership fees, please visit the IIBA membership page.
Application and Exam fees (in USD):
|Exam Re-write Fee||$85||$195||NA|
Did you ever wonder how you would make all these payments?
Well, all you need to do is pay for all the Fees mentioned above using any of the following payment methods:
After the application gets approved, you require to pay the exam fee. Once IIBA® receives the payment, a confirmation e-mail is sent to you with the instructions to schedule your exam with PSI for ECBATM.
If you are an aspirant having a keen interest in making a career in Business Analysis, then the ECBATM exam is the right choice for you as it gives you the recognition as an entry-level analyst in the Business analysis domain.
The ECBATM exam is an online-live exam that requires you to have a laptop or desktop, a webcam, and a microphone, and you are good to take the exam from anywhere at any time! It is aligned to BABOK® Guide Version 3 carried out by PSI for 1 hour consisting of 50 MCQs, which determines the skills and abilities of the candidates in the field of business analysis.
This certification exam recognizes the competencies of entry-level and less-experienced business analysts. For more detailed information, please refer to the BA Handbook.
Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK)® guide is the basis of the ECBATM exam. You can take this exam sitting at your home, provided you have a webcam attached to your laptop/desktop with a good internet connection. It is a 1-hour long exam consisting of 50 multiple-choice questions.
The key takeaways from the format of the ECBATM exam are as follows:
|Exam Conducting Body||Prometric|
|Exam duration||1 hour|
|No. Of Question||50|
To know more details about the requirements and exam procedure, you can check the PSI website.
The ECBATM exam is designed to check the candidate’s knowledge and skills in the area of business analysis. After understanding the format of the exam, you should also know the Blueprint of it that will help you to prepare for the exam.
The Blueprint of the ECBATM exam giving all the details of the weightage of each component is as follows:
|Business Analysis Knowledge||Weightage (%)|
|Business analysis and the BA professional||2.5%|
|Business analysis key concepts||5%|
|BABOK® Guide Knowledge Areas||Weightage (%)|
|Business analysis planning and monitoring||5%|
|Elicitation and collaboration||20%|
|Requirements life cycle management||20%|
|Requirements analysis and design definition||24%|
If you are determined to clear the ECBATM certification exam, then you must cover all the knowledge areas mentioned above in the blueprint of the exam.
Preparation of the exam differs on an individual basis, but it may be your first time in giving the ECBATM exam, so worry not you can always do your best by preparing well for the exam.
Even if it’s a first-level exam and you may not have a clear picture of how to start, these tips might help you in clearing the exam in the first attempt itself:
If you follow these preparation tips, it will surely help you to pass the ECBATM certification exam in your first take.
PSI conducts the ECBATM exam. This online, one-hour long exam requires a laptop/desktop, with a working webcam and a microphone.
Here is the process to schedule your exam:
Step 1: Verify that your computer is compatible with using this tool.
Step 2: Open your PSI account here (use the same email address as your IIBA® profile).
Step 3: Go to the “Search Here” field in www.examslocal.com and type ECBATM
Step 4: Select the ECBATM exam and click “next.”
Step 5: Select “Online Proctored” from the drop-down list.
Step 6: Pick a Date and Time for the exam according to your availability.
Step 7: Click on “Agree” to PSI’s terms and conditions.
Step 8: Ensure you meet the identification requirements.
Note: The name on your Government ID must be the same as the name on your exam confirmation e-mail from PSI. If it doesn’t match, notify IIBA®. Failure to do so will result in you being barred from taking the exam and paying a fee to IIBA® to reschedule your exam.
Steps to follow on your Exam day:
Step 1: Sign in to your PSI account.
Step 2: Select “My Exams” and then go to the “Launch” button (start 15 mins before your scheduled time but not after that).
Step 3: Show your Government ID (Driver’s license or passport) and verify your identity. (Note: If the identification proof is not accepted, you will forfeit the exam fee and must repay the exam fee to reschedule the exam).
Step 4: Agree to the terms and conditions of PSI for the exam.
Step 5: Then start your exam.
Note:If you experience any technical issues during your exam, don’t close your session, and please call the PSI technical support immediately at:
U.S Toll Free:+1-888-504-9178, Direct:+1-312-612-1049
After the acceptance of your application for the ECBATM exam, you will be given one year to pass the exam. In this period, you will get three chances to have a go for the ECBATM exam, out of which you will have to pay for the registration fees for the 2nd and the 3rd attempt.
The registration fee is:
In case you don't pass the exam in 3 attempts, then you must wait till the expiry date of your application before applying for the exam again.
Unlike many other professional certifications, you don’t need to renew your ECBATM certification.
The ECBATM certification has lifetime validity,and you don't have to renew it, unlike other certifications like CCBA or CBAP.
This one is the trickiest! You should be the one to be in the driving seat to determine which training program would be the best for you. You should consider several factors before choosing the best training institute available out there.
Let us see what those factors are:
Those situations are so uncomfortable, aren’t they! Let alone facing the disappointment and multiple issues spring up, however, you should be informed, that if you are late for the exam or miss it due to some reason, your admission will get rejected, and you will forfeit the exam fee then you have to repay the exam fee, to have it rescheduled.
The only way you get the exam fee refund is when you cancel your exam or reschedule your exam date at least 24 hours before the scheduled exam time.
Note: You will get the opportunity to take up the exam three times during the application period.
In cases where you cancel the exam on or before 24 hours from the exam date, you will get the refund within 12 months from the date of payment.
Yes, you can get Special Accommodations for the ECBATM exam and for that you have to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org along with a written document (scanned/PDF format) such as a doctor’s note about your condition that might make it difficult for you to sit and take the exam. After that, you will receive an approval mail from IIBA® with all the necessary instructions to be followed to schedule your exam.
Yes, this course is available in the virtual format.
This certificate is issued by IIBA®.
For anyone wanting to make a career in BA, this course and subsequent credential will give them the perfect foundation to apply and practice BA skills and get the validation of being skillful in these practices. IIBA is world renowned for offering credentials that truly test the caliber of the person; and hence their credentials are great at opening doors for you.
Your instructors are IIBA® certified experts who have years of industry experience.
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