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Become a Certified PMI-PBA and Enhance Your Business Analyst Job

Course Overview

Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA) - Dubai, UAE

Business analysis has become a competency of critical importance to project management. Becoming certified as a business analysis (BA) expert can move your career in a fresh direction while opportunities for BAs are on the rise.

Inaccurate requirements gathering consistently ranks in the top three causes of project failure yet only half of organizations have the resources in place to perform this function properly, according to PMI’s Pulse of the Profession® research.

It’s time to become the certified expert your organization needs. If you work with stakeholders in defining requirements, shaping project outputs and driving intended business outcomes, the PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)® will spotlight your valuable skills.

Course Objectives

PMI-PBA Business Analyst Certification training course Dubai The key objectives of PMI-PBA® course are:

  • Understand business process analysis.
  • Understand the key benefits of proper Business Analysis and Requirements Management.
  • Gain in-depth knowledge of PMI-PBA’s 5 Domains and their underlying Tasks.
  • Identify and practice the key Skills and Knowledge needed to perform Business Analysis successfully.
  • Become prepared for the PMI-PBA certification exam.


Introduction: Identifying Key Requirements Management Definitions

  • What is Business Analysis?
  • What are the Roles of the Business Analyst?
  • The Requirements Management Process
  • Project Methodologies
  • PMI’s Code of Ethics

Needs Assessment

  • Defining Business Problems or Opportunities
  • Developing a Solutions Scope Statement or Business Case
  • Determining the Business Problem or Opportunity Value
  • Identifying Business Needs
  • Identifying Stakeholders and Stakeholder Values


  • Determining Business Analysis Activities
  • Establishing Requirements Traceability
  • Preparing the Requirements Management Plan
  • Defining Requirements Change Control and Communication Processes
  • Identifying Document Control Processes
  • Specifying Business Metrics and Defining Acceptance Criteria


  • Eliciting and Identifying Requirements
  • Analyzing, Decomposing, and Elaborating Requirements
  • Evaluating Options and Decision-Making
  • Allocating Requirements and Creating a Requirements Baseline
  • Facilitating Stakeholder Consensus in order to Obtain Sign-off
  • Creating Requirements Specifications
  • Validating Requirements with Stakeholders
  • Elaborating and Specifying Detailed Business Metrics and Detailed Acceptance Criteria

Traceability and Monitoring

  • Tracking the Status, Sources, and Relationships of Requirements
  • Monitoring the Lifecycle of Requirements
  • Updating the Status of Requirements and Communicating Requirements States to Stakeholders
  • Using Communication Methods to Share Important Requirements Information and Status with Stakeholders
  • Determining and Managing Change Impacts to the Requirements


  • Comparing Solutions Test Results to Defined Requirements Acceptance Criteria
  • Analyzing, Communicating, and Resolving Solution Gap Analysis
  • Obtaining Stakeholder Sign-off and Moving Toward Deployment
  • Measuring How Well the Solution Met Business Needs and Values

Who can attend this course?

This course is suitable for:

  • Business customers, users, or partners
  • Business analysts
  • Business systems analysts
  • Project managers or team leaders
  • Systems architects or designers
  • IT managers/directors
  • Systems or application developers
  • QA professionals
  • Systems testers
  • Systems analysts
  • Anyone wanting to enhance their business analysis skills

PMI-PBA Eligibility Requirements

With High School Diploma or Global Equivalent Bachelor’s Degree

  • Minimum BA Experience – 7,500 hours within 8 consecutive years
  • Project Experience* – 2,000 hours on project teams
  • BA Education – 35 hours

With Bachelor’s Degree or Global Equivalent

  • Minimum BA Experience – 4,500 hours within 8 consecutive years
  • Project Experience* – 2,000 hours on project teams
  • BA Education – 35 hours

Exam Details


  • The certification exam has 200 multiple-choice questions and four hours of time to complete it.


  • Earn 60 PDUs every 3 years to maintain the credential

Exam Fees

  • PMI Member: US$405.00
  • Non-member: US$555.00

PMI PBA Exam Application Procedure

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Steps to Apply for the PMI PBA® Certification Exam

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