Exam Preparation for IIBA Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA)

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ECBA training is level 1 of business analysis training and is designed to help participants learn the fundamentals of business analysis. This certificate in business analysis training will prepare participants to pass the ECBA exam and help to make the most of the limited time they have for studying. The course is aligned with the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK® Guide) version 3.0 and includes sample exam questions to make you ready. Additionally, participants will learn test-taking tips and strategies, along with other practice exercises to reinforce the material.


By completely attending this course, participants will be able to:

  • Introducing the business analysis best practices
  • Increase participants’ confidence and improve their chances of passing the ECBA® certification exam
  • Streamline the massive amounts of information required to pass the test
  • Practicing exam questions to keep participants engaged and aid in their retention and learning




Participant will receive the following materials:

  • Electronic copy of BABOK v3.0
  • Study Guide Notes
  • Knowledge Check for all modules
  • Practice Tests


  • Business Analysis & Key Concepts Overview
  • Business Analysis Knowledge Areas
  • Strategy Analysis
  • Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Communication and Interaction Skills

Professionals looking to achieve the Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA®). People looking to change their career into business analysis. New business analysts or people aspiring to enter the BA field.

The course workshops are conducted in a group environment where participants are encouraged to participate in individual and team activities to promote learning, build team morale and reinforce understanding of concepts.

Business Analysis and the BA Professional

  • BABOK Purpose
  • What is Business Analysis
  • Role of the Business Analyst
  • BABOK Structure

Business Analysis Key Concepts

  • The Business Analysis Core Concept Model
  • Requirements Classifications
  • Stakeholders
  • Requirements and Designs

Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring

  • Plan Business Analysis Approach
  • Plan Stakeholder Engagement
  • Plan Business Analysis Governance
  • Plan Business Analysis Information Management
  • Identify Business Analysis Performance Improvements

Elicitation & Collaboration

  • Prepare for Elicitation
  • Conduct Elicitation
  • Confirm Elicitation Results
  • Communicate Business Analysis Information
  • Manage Stakeholder Collaboration

Requirement Life Cycle Management

  • Trace Requirements
  • Maintain Requirements
  • Prioritize Requirements
  • Assess Requirements Changes
  • Approve Requirements

Strategy Analysis

  • Analyze Current State
  • Define Future State
  • Assess Risks
  • Define Change Strategy

Requirements Analysis and Design Definition

  • Specify and Model Requirements
  • Verify Requirements
  • Validate Requirements
  • Define Requirements Architecture
  • Define Design Options
  • Analyze Potential Value and Recommend a Solution

Solution Evaluation

  • Measure Solution Performance
  • Analyze Performance Measures
  • Assess Solution Limitations
  • Assess Enterprise Limitations
  • Recommend Actions to Increase Solution Value

Underlying Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Behavioural Characteristics
  • Business Knowledge
  • Communication Skills
  • Interaction Skills
  • Tools and Technology


  • Understand and learn the 50 techniques mentioned in the BABOK
  • Illustrated guide of all the techniques
  • Techniques best used scenarios
  • Underlying competencies to use the techniques
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