CCBA/ECBA Exam Preparation

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Overview

IIBA

Objectives

Course Outline and Agenda
Certificate Awarded

Course Calendar

Business Analysis Training Course Dubai (Updated for BABOK3)

Overview

CCBA/ECBA Exam Preparation course – Training in Dubai and Boston

This IIBA endorsed CCBA/ECBA certification training course prepares a business analyst to become a Certified Business Analysis Professional or earn the Certified Competency in Business Analysis credential. We provide the best training programs and assist you with the CCBA/ECBA application process, and equip you with lots of sample exam test questions so you can prepare for the CCBA/ECBA certification and become a certified business analyst.

Are you currently in the role of a Business Analyst or System Analyst in your organization? Maybe you are a business systems analyst or business process analyst? Are you specialized in software? IT? SAP? ERP? Regardless of your designation, you might be looking for the best business analysis certification training course to help improve your career. You may be wondering what are the best business analysis certifications or credentials for business analysts, or how to get the business analyst certification. You also may be wondering if a business analyst certification is worth it.

Well, you have come to the right training institute to get you that most sought after credential in business analysis. We are an IIBA Endorsed Education Provider (IIBA EEP) and are one of few authorized training institutes to provide certification courses in business analysis in Dubai or UAE. We offer a variety of business analysis training courses, such as practical workshops and seminars, CCBA and ECBA exam preparation boot camps, fundamentals of business analysis, business analysis short courses, and longer duration business analyst training programs for corporations. Most of the training courses we offer are centered on the IIBA’s Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK), which is the global standard for best practices in business analysis.

To earn business analyst professional certification, it is highly recommended that you go for either CCBA or ECBA. The CCBA/ECBA certifications are earned by passing a multiple-choice examination that is based on IIBA’s Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK). We offer many accredited BA training courses that can help you in achieving the CCBA/ECBA certifications.

The CCBA/ECBA certification (Certification of Capability in Business Analysis) is the highest business analysis certification for a business analyst. It requires a minimum of 5 years of experience to sit for the exam. If you have less than that, you can also go for the CCBA certification (Certification of Capability in Business Analysis), also from the IIBA. Earning the CCBA/ECBA business analyst credentials will be the best step to take in becoming a certified business analysis professional. A certified business analyst professional designation will help you earn a higher salary than one that is not. The reason is that employers see a certified business analyst as someone who is serious about business analysis and possesses the right business analysis education, competencies or knowledge to get the job done.

So, how does a business analyst become certified as a ECBA or CCBA?

The first thing you need to do is locate an IIBA Endorsed Education Provider (IIBA EEP), who offers approved business analysis professional certification classroom training courses and programs, or ECBA/CCBA boot camps We are one of few in Dubai who provide such certified business analysis trainings and workshops.

Next, review our published list of sessions for ECBA/CCBA training courses in Dubai. Select the training dates that suit you best and inquire about availability of seats in that session. Our customer service agents will then contact you and walk you through the registration process. You can also call us directly and we will be glad to go over the ECBA/CCBA certification process and requirements, as well as the course details, ECBA/CCBA examination format, qualification requirements, ECBA/CCBA exam fees, and total ECBA/CCBA certification costs.

During the course, we provide you with all the ECBA/CCBA study materials and sample exam test questions that you will need to prepare for and pass the exam on your first try. We will go over required BABOK knowledge areas for ECBA/CCBA, as well as the exam format and what to expect and how to prepare for the ECBA/CCBA certification exam. We also assist you with the ECBA/CCBA exam application process with the IIBA. Our expert instructor will provide you with excellent advice on the value of ECBA/CCBA certification, and how it will help in job placement as a business analyst in Dubai or GCC region.

CCBA CERTIFICATION COURSE OUTLINE

The Certification of Capability in Business Analysis™ (CCBA®/ECBA®) is a designation awarded to candidates who have successfully demonstrated their expertise in the field of Business Analysis. This is done by detailing hands-on work experience in business analysis through the CCBA®/ECBA application process, and requiring candidates to pass a rigorous multiple-choice examination.

Business Analysis Professionals are experts in identifying the business needs of an organization in order to determine the best solutions, a role that is increasingly seen as a vital component of any successful project. More and more companies are recognizing the CCBA®/ECBA designation and the value and expertise that these professionals bring to their organizations.

Description

In today’s complex project environment, it has been proven over and over that accurately understanding the client’s requirements can make the difference between success and failure. Clients who feel that you can understand their needs and requirements are more likely to award you the contract or project. Project managers who can solicit the correct requirements and details are more likely to make it to the project’s finish line.

In this 5 day course, you will learn the concepts, tools, techniques and methods applied in Business Analysis to develop the right solutions per the customer’s requirements. You will also prepare to sit for Certification of Capability in Business Analysis CCBA/ECBA certification exam offered by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), based out of Toronto, Canada.

What is Business Analysis?

Business analysis is the discipline of identifying business needs and determining solutions to business problems. Solutions often include a systems development component, but may also consist of process improvement, organizational change or strategic planning and policy development. The person who carries out this task is called a business analyst or BA.

Those BA’s who work solely on developing software systems may be called IT Business Analysts, Technical Business Analysts, Online Business Analysts or Systems Analysts.

Business analysis, as a discipline, has a heavy overlap with requirements analysis sometimes also called requirements engineering, but focuses on identifying the changes to an organization that are required for it to achieve strategic goals. These changes include changes to strategies, structures, policies, processes, and information systems.

Training Methodology, Objectives and Key Benefits

This unique CCBA/ECBA training course will go over the basic concepts and techniques of business analysis through the use of PowerPoint presentation lectures and active class discussions. Some of the key concepts will be demonstrated during the sessions and will require student participation for enhanced learning experience.

Training Methodology, Objectives and Key Benefits

This unique course will go over the basic concepts and techniques of business analysis through the use of PowerPoint presentation lectures and active class discussions. Some of the key concepts will be demonstrated during the sessions and will require student participation for enhanced learning experience.

Course Objectives

This ECBA/CCBA training course will:

  • Prepare delegates to sit for the CCBA®/ECBA® Exam and have a higher chance of passing from the first attempt.
  • Teach delegates about business analysis in details so they can apply it in their own work.
  • Provide an opportunity to understand the scope of a business analyst’s duties – useful for senior managers.

Course Format

Course is presented as PowerPoint presentations that are explained by the instructor, while keeping students engaged via real-life examples and topic discussions. Flip boards and charts will be used to demonstrate key points. Students will also be given quizzes at the of each knowledge area to solidify their knowledge, as well as additional practice questions to take home and prepare for the exam.

COURSE OUTLINE & AGENDA

Course will be conducted over a period of 3 days, starting from 8:30 AM and ending at 2:30 PM* daily, with allowances for short refreshment breaks, and lunch break. *For in-house courses, timings can be customized by mutual agreement.

Course Outline

Pre-course Assessment – short quiz to test the attendees on their knowledge of Business Analysis

Introduction & Business Analysis Key Concepts

  • What is Business Analysis?
  • Role of the Business Analyst?
  • The Business Analysis Core Concept Model™ (BA Framework)
  • The 4 Types of Requirements
  • Who & What are Stakeholders?
  • Requirements Vs. Design

Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring

  • Planning the BA Approach – predictive vs. adaptive
  • Planning Stakeholder Engagement
  • Planning & Setting Business Analysis Governance
  • Planning for Business Analysis Information Management
  • Monitoring Business Analysis Performance
  • Identifying Business Analysis Improvement Areas

Elicitation and Collaboration

  • What is Requirement Elicitation (gathering)?
  • How to Prepare for Elicitation
  • Conducting Elicitation using a Variety of Techniques
  • Confirming Elicitation Results
  • Documenting & Communicating Business Analysis Information
  • Managing Stakeholder Collaboration

Requirements Life Cycle Management

  • Tracing Requirements
  • Maintaining Requirements
  • Prioritizing Requirements
  • Assessing Requirements Changes
  • Approving Requirements

Strategy Analysis

  • Defining the Business Need
  • Analyzing Current State
  • Defining Future State
  • Analyzing Gaps, SWOT
  • Assessing Risks
  • Defining your Change Strategy
  • Developing Business Cases

Requirements Analysis and Design Definition

  • Specifying and Modeling Requirements using a variety of techniques
  • Verifying & Validating Requirements
  • Defining Requirements Architecture & Design Options
  • Analyzing Potential Value and the Recommend Solution

Solution Evaluation

  • Measuring Solution Performance
  • Analyzing Performance Measures
  • Assessing Solution & Enterprise Limitations
  • Recommending Actions to Increase Solution Value

Business Analysis Course Recap

  • Review of key points in course to connect the pieces
  • Q&A from Attendees

Course Wrap Up

  • Post-Course Assessment
  • Review of the CCBA/ECBA Certification Path

CERTIFICATE AWARDED

At the completion of this training program, each attendee will each be awarded an IIBA endorsed Certificate of Attendance for 21 CDU’s and a PMI Endorsed Certificate worth 21 Professional Development Units (PDU’s), which be used towards the hours needed for renewing PMI credentials.

Course Calendar

Date

Course

Sun - Tue

22 - 24

JULY

Course Category:Business Analysis Courses

Location: Dubai

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