Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA) Exam Certification Prep Course – (21 PD Hours/CDU)



  • Our intensive coaching course has been carefully designed to provide you with the comprehensive knowledge of Business Analysis concepts, tools and techniques required to successfully pass the ECBA exams.
  • Our highly experienced coaches who are recognized industry experts will also be sharing first hand experiences gained from a wide range of industries with you during this course.
  • Our courses are delivered physically (In-class) and Virtually (Online) using highly interactive video conferencing facilities.
  • No prior IT knowledge and experience is required.


Introduction to Business Analysis

  • What is Business Analysis?
  • Who is a Business Analyst?
  • What are the underlying competencies of a business analyst?
  • The techniques and perspectives in business analysis

Introduction to ECBA

  • What IIBA is?
  • Benefits of IIBA Professional Certification
  • Eligibility for ECBA certification
  • The exam application Process
  • The exam outline
  • ECBA exam blueprint
  • Recertification

Introduction to BABOK v3

  • Purpose of the BABOK® Guide
  • Structure of the BABOK® Guide

Business Analysis Key Concepts

  • The Business Analysis Core Concept Model™
  • Key Terms
  • Requirements Classification Schema
  • Stakeholders
  • Requirements and Designs
  • Practice Questions

Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring

  • An overview  of   the   Business    Analysis    and   Monitoring Knowledge Area
  • Plan Business Analysis Approach
  • Plan Stakeholder Engagement
  • Plan Business Analysis Governance
  • Plan Business Analysis Information Management
  • Identify Business Analysis Performance Improvements
  • Understanding the Tools and Techniques related to Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring
  • Applicable Mnemonics & Exam Tips
  • Practice Questions

Elicitation and Collaboration

  • An overview of the Elicitation and Collaboration Knowledge Area
  • Prepare for Elicitation
  • Conduct Elicitation
  • Confirm Elicitation Results
  • Communicate Business Analysis Information
  • Manage Stakeholder Collaboration
  • Understanding the Tools and Techniques related to Elicitation and Collaboration
  • Applicable Mnemonics & Exam Tips
  • Practice Questions

Requirements Life Cycle Management

  • An overview of the Requirements Life Cycle Management Knowledge Area
  • Trace Requirements
  • Maintain Requirements
  • Prioritize Requirements
  • Assess Requirements Changes
  • Approve Requirements
  • Understanding the    Tools     and    Techniques   related    to Requirements Life Cycle Management
  • Applicable Mnemonics & Exam Tips
  • Practice Questions

Strategy Analysis

  • An overview of the Strategy Analysis Knowledge Area
  • Analyze Current State
  • Define Future State
  • Assess Risks
  • Define Change Strategy
  • Understanding the Tools and Techniques related to Strategy Analysis
  • Applicable Mnemonics & Exam Tips
  • Practice Questions

Requirements Analysis and Design Definition

  • An overview  of   the   Requirements  Analysis    and   Design Definition Knowledge Area
  • Specify and Model Requirements
  • Verify Requirements
  • Validate Requirements
  • Define Requirements Architecture
  • Define Design Options
  • Analyze Potential Value and Recommend Solution
  • Understanding the    Tools     and    Techniques   related    to Requirements Analysis and Design Definition
  • Applicable Mnemonics & Exam Tips
  • Practice Questions

Solution Evaluation

  • An overview of the Solution Evaluation Knowledge Area
  • Measure Solution Performance
  • Analyze Performance Measures
  • Assess Solution Limitations
  • Assess Enterprise Limitations
  • Recommend Actions to Increase Solution Value
  • Understanding the Tools and Techniques related to Solution Evaluation
  • Applicable Mnemonics & Exam Tips
  • Practice Questions

 Underlying Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Behavioral Characteristics
  • Business Knowledge
  • Communication Skills
  • Interaction Skills
  • Tools and Technology
  • Applicable Mnemonics & Exam Tips
  • Practice Questions


  • Elicitation and Collaboration
  • Diagramming and Modeling
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Acceptance and Evaluation Definition
  • Post-Project Assessment
  • Evaluation Criteria
  • Backlog Management
  • Balanced Scorecard
  • Benchmarking and Market Analysis
  • Brainstorming
  • Business Capability Analysis
  • Business Cases
  • Business Model Canvas
  • Business Rules Analysis
  • Collaborative Games
  • Concept Modelling
  • Data Dictionary
  • Data Flow Diagrams
  • Data Mining
  • Data Modelling
  • Decision Analysis
  • Decision Modelling
  • Document Analysis
  • Estimation
  • Applicable Mnemonics & Exam Tips
  • Practice Questions

 Additional Information

  • Review of Key Topics
  • Key Tips to Remember for the Exam
  • Final Test Hints and Tricks
  • Practice examination
  • Your Personal Preparation Plan

Delivery Mode

  • Online remote session via Zoom or Microsoft Teams – Instructor Led

Certificates Offered

  • Yes, we offer a certificate of achievement and  IIBA Endorsed Hours (21 PD Hours/CDU)

The Pre-requisites are as follows;

ECBA requires;

  • As per IIBA Website, the eligibility criteria for the ECBA certification:
  • Minimum 21 hours of Professional Development Training in the past four years.
  • Signed Code of Conduct.
  • Note that you do not need any experience to be eligible for ECBA certification

ECBA Exam Pattern

  • The ECBA certification fees comprises of two parts. The non-refundable application fee, for non-members, is USD 60 and the examination fee is USD 235. The application fees remains the same for IIBA members also. However, the exam fees for IIBA members is USD 110.

ECBA Certification Cost

  • The ECBA® exam is 1 hours long and consists of 50 multiple choice questions. The questions are basic multiple choice that test the candidate’s knowledge and understanding defined by the competencies for this level 1 certificate in the IIBA Certification Framework. The guiding book is the BABOK v3.The ECBA exam can be taken from your home.


  • You get some discount if you have taken one of our courses previously. Alumni please ask for discount here coach@careerco.ca





Mar 06 2021 - Mar 20 2021


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