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PMI-PBA® Certification Training in Houston, TX, United States
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PMI-PBA® Certification Training in Houston, TX, United States

Analyse your business and make informed decisions with the certification that gives you the competitive edge!

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A certification which greatly validates a business analyst’s skill set and technical expertise is the Project Management Institute-Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)® . This credential demonstrates the holder’s knowledge and skills in business analysis, and ability to competently use BA tools and techniques to enhance project success.

The role of a Business Analyst has come to be critically important in the Project Management field. Today, project management practitioners increasingly turn to business analysis to define their business needs, identify risks and opportunities, and create sustainable solutions for business problems.

KnowledgeHut’s comprehensive course on PMI-PBA® will not only help you gain the certification but also hands-on, practical skills that will help you succeed in your role as a BA. You will learn the discipline of working with stakeholders to define requirements, and shaping the output of projects to deliver the expected benefits. Join today and master the concepts of BA for a defining career!

What you will learn:
  • Learn the skills and clarity needed to effectively perform a business analyst’s role
  • Learn the core terminology, principles and practices of Business analysis
  • Follow established standards that are outlined in the PMI Professional in Business Analysis Handbook
  • Achieve reliable, quality results with enhanced efficiency and consistency
You will also get:
  • 35 PDUs on completion of 35 hours of training
  • Comprehensive downloadable courseware will be provided
  • PMI approved courseware
  • Assistance with the PMI-PBA®Exam Application Form with end-to-end support via phone, email and chat

Key Features

KnowledgeHut is a Global REP for Project Management Institute, Inc. (REP ID 3757)
35 hours of high quality, engaging training from certified instructors
35 PDUs
Course delivered by certified instructor
Personalized assistance with Exam Registration process
PMI® approved courseware

Certification

Prerequisites:

To apply for the PMI-PBA® Credential, you need to have the following

Educational Experience:

  • A Secondary Degree (High School Diploma, Associate's Degree, or the Global equivalent)

OR

  • A Bachelors degree or higher degree or equivalent global degree

Business Analysis Experience :

  • 7500 hours (5 years) working as a practitioner of business analysis

OR

  • 4500 hours (3 years) working as a practitioner of business analysis

This experience must have been earned in the last 8 consecutive years.

General Project Experience :

  • 2000 hours working on project teams within the past eight consecutive years

Training in Business Analysis :

  • 35 contact hours
Certification:

Passing the PMI-PBA® Certification Exam will give you the credential from PMI®, USA.

The Exam:

To apply for the PMI-PBA® Certification Exam :

Register and log in to PMI's Online System to get started. You can always refer the PMI-PBA Handbook for further information: http://www.pmi.org/~/media/PDF/Certifications/PMI-PBA-Handbook.ashx

The PMI-PBA® exam is comprised of 200 multiple-choice questions that have to be answered in 4 hours. Of the 200 questions, 25 are considered pre-test questions and do not affect the score. All questions are randomly distributed throughout the exam. A pass/fail result score is generated based on your overall performance on the examination, and the passing score is determined by subject matter experts from across the globe.

Please note that as part of PMI’s Continuing Certification Requirements program, a PMI-PBA® credential holder will need to earn 30 PDUs per three-year cycle.

  • Introduction to Business Analysis

    • Definition, Role, Requirements, Methodologies
    • Project Management Institute’s (PMI)® Code of Ethics
  • Needs Assessment (this section comprises 18 percent of the Exam)

    • Defining Business Problems or Opportunities and Developing a Solutions Scope Statement or Business Case
    • Determining the Value Proposition of the Initiative
    • Identifying Business Needs and Developing Project Goals and Objectives
    • Identifying Stakeholders and Stakeholder Values

  • Planning (this section comprises 22 percent of the Exam)

    • Establishing Business Analysis Activities
    • Defining strategy for Requirements Traceability
    • Preparing the Requirements Management Plan
    • Defining Requirements Change Control and Communication Processes
    • Selecting methods for Requirements Change Control, and Document Control Processes
    • Defining Business Metrics and Acceptance Criteria

  • Analysis (this section comprises 35 percent of the Exam)

    • Eliciting and Identifying Requirements
    • Analyzing, Decomposing, and Elaborating Requirements
    • Evaluating Options and Capabilities using Decision-Making
    • Allocating Requirements to Create a Requirements Baseline
    • Obtaining Stakeholder Consensus in order to Obtain Sign-off
    • Defining Requirements Specifications
    • Validating Requirements using Tools and Techniques
    • Detailing out Business Metrics and Acceptance Criteria

  • Traceability and Monitoring (this section comprises 15 percent of the Exam)

    • Tracking the Status, Sources, and Relationships of Requirements using Artifacts or Tools
    • Monitoring the Lifecycle of Requirements
    • Updating the Status of Requirements and Recording Changes by Communicating with Stakeholders
    • Communicating Important Requirements Information and Status with Stakeholders and Project Managers
    • Managing Changes to the Requirements by evaluating Impacts, Dependencies and Risks

  • Evaluation (this section comprises 10 percent of the Exam)

    • Validating Solutions Test Results against Defined Requirements Acceptance Criteria
    • Analyzing, Communicating, and Resolving Solution Gap Analysis
    • Obtaining Stakeholder Sign-off and Proceeding Toward Deployment
    • Using Valuation Techniques to Determine How Well the Solution Met Business Needs and Values

  • PMI-PBA® Exam Tips and Techniques

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Frequently Asked Questions

Business Analysts are increasingly becoming an indispensable part of the project team. From defining business needs to identifying risks and opportunities, and creating sustainable solutions for business problems, a business analyst’s role has come a long way from simple requirements gathering. Helping a BA perform these tasks efficiently and accurately are tools and techniques that have been developed by experts, for project success. Preparing for the PMI-PBA® certification will not only make you proficient in the use of these tools but once you gain the certification, you would become part of an elite group of professionals who strive for continuous excellence.

To apply for the PMI-PBA® Credential, you need to have the following

Educational Experience :

  • A Secondary Degree (High School Diploma, Associate's Degree, or the Global equivalent)
    OR
  • A Bachelors degree or higher degree or equivalent global degree

Business Analysis Experience :

  • 7500 hours (5 years) working as a practitioner of business analysis
    OR
  • 4500 hours (3 years) working as a practitioner of business analysis

This experience must have been earned in the last 8 consecutive years.
General Project Experience :

  • 2000 hours working on project teams within the past eight consecutive years

Training in Business Analysis :

  • 35 contact hours

You will receive a certificate from PMI®, USA.

Any registration cancelled within 48 hours of the initial registration will be refunded in FULL (please note that all cancellations will incur a 5% deduction in the refunded amount due to transactional costs applicable while refunding). Refunds will be processed within 30 days of receipt of written request for refund. Kindly go through our Refund Policy for more details: http://www.knowledgehut.com/refund

You will get 35 PDUs on completion of 35 hours of training. These can be used toward your continuing education and recertification requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI)®.

PDUs are credits awarded by the Project Management Institute . They recognize your dedication to the Project Management world through the award of credits for every educational effort you make throughout your career. Every PMI® certification, except the CAPM®, requires you to earn a specific number of PDUs per three-year certification cycle.

This course will provide value to Business Analysts, Business Systems Analysts, Business customers, users or partners, New Product Development PMs, Project Coordinators, Project Managers and Team Leaders, Systems Architects and Developers, IT Managers/Directors, Software Developers, Systems Testers and Analysts, and QA Professionals among others.

Virtual and face-to-face classes are held on both weekdays and weekends. You can check available schedules and choose the batch timings which are convenient for you. If you are in a time crunch, virtual classes may work better for you.

Your instructor-led live virtual classes will be held online, and you have the flexibility of attending from anywhere. All you need is a windows computer with good internet connection to attend your classes online. A headset with microphone is recommended.
You may also attend these classes from your smart phone or tablet.

Like all other certifications from PMI®, the PMI-PBA® is also relevant across sectors and geographies and defines a flexible approach to project analysis and management. A PMI-PBA® certification also helps your prospects of salary increase as compared to your non certified counterparts. After this, you can continue on your journey of excellence by pursuing other PMI certifications such as Project Management Professional (PMP)®.

Please send in an email to support@knowledgehut.com, and we will answer any queries you may have!

All those who are involved in Business Analysis and Project management will be able to enhance their career by undertaking this training. This course will provide value to:

  • Business Analysts
  • Business Systems Analysts
  • Business customers, users or partners
  • New Product Development PMs
  • Project Coordinators
  • Project Managers and Team Leaders
  • Systems Architects and Developers
  • IT Managers/Directors
  • Software Developers
  • Systems Testers and Analysts
  • QA Professionals

PMI-PBA® Certification Course in Houston, TX

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