Entry Certificate in Business Analysis [ECBA™] Exam Preparation WSQ (22.5 + 1.5R^ hrs)

Course Code: CRS-Q-0032254-ICT

The Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA™) is for participants looking to build foundation for business analysis knowledge and skills. This entry-level certification is ideal for professionals who are transitioning to business analysis career, managers who oversee business analysis functions, and those just entering the business analysis profession.

Participant will learn in detail about the Knowledge Areas and the Underlying Competencies defined in the IIBA® global standard “A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge”(BABOK® Guide) and receive detailed test-taking tips and study strategies to help in passing the ECBA™ exam. This course is aligned with version 3.0 of the BABOK® Guide.

Participants who fulfill all requirements will receive Statement of Attainment (SOA) issued by the SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG).

This course qualifies for 24 Professional Development Units (PDUs) under Project Management Institute (PMI) Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) programme for PMP® certification holder.

  • Equip participants with a structured business approach to conduct business analysis work
  • Apply knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques from the six knowledge areas defined in the BABOK® Guide
  • Contextualise the business analysis approach and techniques for business analysis work
  • Contextualise the application of business analysis underlying competencies for business analysis work
  • Identify personal strengths and weaknesses in each area of the ECBA™ syllabus for effective revision and to increase passing rate for the exam

Overview of Business Analysis

  • Overview of the BABOK® Guide
  • Key terms and concepts

Business Analysis planning & monitoring

  • Plan Business Analysis approach
  • Plan stakeholder engagement, governance and Business Analysis Information Management
  • Identify Business Analysis Performance Improvements

Elicitation and collaboration

  • Prepare for elicitation
  • Conduct elicitation
  • Confirm elicitation results
  • Communicate Business Analysis information
  • Manage stakeholder collaboration

Requirements Life Cycle Management

  • Trace, maintain and prioritise requirements
  • Assess requirements changes
  • Approve requirements

Strategy Analysis

  • Analyse 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
  • Analyse potential value and recommend solution

Solution evaluation

  • Measure solution performance
  • Analyse performance measures
  • Assess solution and enterprise limitations
  • Recommend actions to increase solution value

Underlying competencies, perspectives and techniques

Study tips and strategies

ECBA® exam practice questions

This course is 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.

The course material and group exercises used in class have been developed over many years following recognised Instructional Design techniques. All material is regularly updated based on participant feedback and current industry good practices.

Our trainers have many years of management, leadership and training experience. They use the processes, tools, techniques and framework outlined in the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®)’s BABOK® Guide “A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge” and share organisational good practices to facilitate effective learning.

This course is suitable for anyone who is interested in undertaking a business analysis role with little or no prior training in the field.

Duration : 22.5 Training Hours + 1.5 Revision Hours
Time : 9:00am to 6:00pm
R^ = Revision done within Course Duration (hrs)

Nett Course Fee : $1,300.00
Nett Fee after Training Grant* : $737.50 (SMEs) | $917.50 (Non-SMEs / Self-sponsored)
Nett Fee after MCES* : $737.50
Nett Fee after WTS* : $703.75

Optional Professional Certification

Entry Certificate in Business Analysis ECBA™ Exam
IIBA® annual membership fee : USD$85 (first time) | USD$75 (renewal)
Exam application fee : USD$60 (non-refundable)
Exam fees for IIBA® member : USD$110 | USD$85 (re-examination fee)
Exam fees for Non-member : USD$235 | USD$195 (re-examination fee)

* Please click HERE for detailed information on course fee funding schemes, SkillsFuture credit, and complete listing of funded courses. This course is eligible for use of SkillsFuture credit.

(A course in partnership with ePM International Holdings Pte. Ltd.)

Key Benefits
  • Equip participants with a structured business approach to conduct business analysis work
  • Apply knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques from the six knowledge areas defined in the BABOK® Guide
  • Contextualise the business analysis approach and techniques for business analysis work
  • Contextualise the application of business analysis underlying competencies for business analysis work
  • Identify personal strengths and weaknesses in each area of the ECBA™ syllabus for effective revision and to increase passing rate for the exam
Course Contents

Overview of Business Analysis

  • Overview of the BABOK® Guide
  • Key terms and concepts

Business Analysis planning & monitoring

  • Plan Business Analysis approach
  • Plan stakeholder engagement, governance and Business Analysis Information Management
  • Identify Business Analysis Performance Improvements

Elicitation and collaboration

  • Prepare for elicitation
  • Conduct elicitation
  • Confirm elicitation results
  • Communicate Business Analysis information
  • Manage stakeholder collaboration

Requirements Life Cycle Management

  • Trace, maintain and prioritise requirements
  • Assess requirements changes
  • Approve requirements

Strategy Analysis

  • Analyse 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
  • Analyse potential value and recommend solution

Solution evaluation

  • Measure solution performance
  • Analyse performance measures
  • Assess solution and enterprise limitations
  • Recommend actions to increase solution value

Underlying competencies, perspectives and techniques

Study tips and strategies

ECBA® exam practice questions

Learning Methodology

This course is 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.

The course material and group exercises used in class have been developed over many years following recognised Instructional Design techniques. All material is regularly updated based on participant feedback and current industry good practices.

Our trainers have many years of management, leadership and training experience. They use the processes, tools, techniques and framework outlined in the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®)’s BABOK® Guide “A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge” and share organisational good practices to facilitate effective learning.

Who Should Attend

This course is suitable for anyone who is interested in undertaking a business analysis role with little or no prior training in the field.

Course Details

Duration : 22.5 Training Hours + 1.5 Revision Hours
Time : 9:00am to 6:00pm
R^ = Revision done within Course Duration (hrs)

Nett Course Fee : $1,300.00
Nett Fee after Training Grant* : $737.50 (SMEs) | $917.50 (Non-SMEs / Self-sponsored)
Nett Fee after MCES* : $737.50
Nett Fee after WTS* : $703.75

Optional Professional Certification

Entry Certificate in Business Analysis ECBA™ Exam
IIBA® annual membership fee : USD$85 (first time) | USD$75 (renewal)
Exam application fee : USD$60 (non-refundable)
Exam fees for IIBA® member : USD$110 | USD$85 (re-examination fee)
Exam fees for Non-member : USD$235 | USD$195 (re-examination fee)

* Please click HERE for detailed information on course fee funding schemes, SkillsFuture credit, and complete listing of funded courses. This course is eligible for use of SkillsFuture credit.

(A course in partnership with ePM International Holdings Pte. Ltd.)

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