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IIBA Business Analyst Certification Prep (Entry-Level BA Masterclass)

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A Business Analyst plays a vital role in helping teams fix outdated processes and adopt new technologies using skills such as communication, facilitation, consultation, stakeholder analysis, analytical thinking, and problem solving.
The Business Analyst (BA) plays a vital role in helping companies fix outdated processes and adopt new technologies. BAs are in high demand in every area of business whether it's in IT, finance or corporate management.
To kickstart your pathway to a lucrative and rewarding career move to the field of Business Analysis, sign up for this Entry Level BA Masterclass. This course is globally recognized and endorsed by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA).  
When you successfully complete the course, you will earn 36 IIBA Professional Development Hours which will then make you eligible to sit the IIBA Entry Certificate in Business Analysis™ (ECBA™) Exam.
Being ECBA certified will demonstrate you have a solid understanding of the key fundamentals of Business Analysis. The ECBA certification will open doors for you across the world, in any industry you want to work in. 
This course is great for individuals who are in a Business Analyst role for 2 years or less and wish to get the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) certification and professional development hours and those who want to start or switch to a Business Analyst career.
Course Includes:
  • 1.5 hours introduction and Q&A at the start of the course
  • 1.5 hours follow-up review session and Q&A at the end of the course
  • 36 International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) Professional Development Hours
  • Guided self-paced Business Analysis Body Of Knowledge (BABOK) v3 aligned, online masterclass that includes explainer videos, study guide downloads and chapter assignments
  • Access to Business Analysis Library of resources
  • 1000+ Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA) practice tests questions and drills
  • Community discussions with other learners
  • Access to current and past educational webinars
  • ECBA readiness assessment at end of the course
Learning Objectives 
During this course, you will have the opportunity to:
  • Obtain basic skills and knowledge involved in the Business Analysis field
  • Demonstrate an understanding of key elements of the Knowledge Areas and why they are important
  • Adhere to prescribed ways to work as a Business Analyst (BA) in order to execute activities related to the entry level BA competency
  • Learn about the BABOK Guide and Business Analysis certification
  • Define key terms and concepts of Business Analysis
  • Incorporate Business Analysis concepts within practice-based assignments and realistic scenarios
  • Engage with community discussions and participate in Q&A sessions with the lead trainer
Topic Outline
  • Key Concepts of Business Analysis
  • Planning & Monitoring
  • Elicitation & Collaboration
  • Requirements Life Cycle Management
  • Strategy Analysis
  • Requirements Analysis and Design Definition
  • Solution Evaluation
  • Underlying Competencies
  • Techniques & Perspectives
  • Certification Information

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