ECBATM Exam Preparation

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ECBATM is the Entry Certificate in Business Analysis and is intended for professionals, who wish to cross the threshold in the field of business analysis. This certification is projected to assess your skills and proficiency of business analysis know-how at the beginners level.
Course Faculty
Mr. Panduranga Vittal G Vittal G
A PMP, CBAP, PMI-PBA and ISTQB CTFL Certified professional with vast experience. more>>
Basic Course Offerings
98 Lecture Topics
15+ Hours of Video Lectures
Course Specials
8+ Practise Tests With Solutions
Interactive Discussion Forum
8+ Course Files
Interactive session with faculty, Personalized Study Plan with exam type questions
Proof of 21 CDU's / 21 PD's
Mock Exams
Learning Tracker
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Question Bank
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Flash Card
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Course Overview

Accredited By IIBA logo and aligned to BABOK® v3

This Online Training Course on Entry Certificate in Business AnalysisTM or ECBATM Certification is delivered by a Certified CBAP® Professional. is an IIBA Endorsed Education Provider for ECBATM Certification

Overview of ECBATM Certification:

ECBATM is the Entry Certificate in Business Analysis and is intended for professionals, who wish to cross the threshold in the field of business analysis. This certification is projected to assess your skills and proficiency of business analysis know-how at the beginner’s level. IIBA ECBATM is the business analyst certification for beginners.

About IIBA:

IIBA launched their BA Competency-Based Certification Framework. This framework includes 3 levels of IIBA certification:
  • Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA™),
  • Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA®), and
  • Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®).
These certifications are based on the ideals laid down by IIBA.

The ECBA™ certificate is targeted at:
  • Individuals entering the BA profession
  • Students enrolled in BA academic programs
  • New graduates
  • Professionals transitioning careers
  • Functional managers who are not BAs but who manage them

Course Curriculum
1 Overview ECBA certification Preview 10:16
2 Key Concepts in BA 18:07
3 Knowledge Areas 14:33
BA Beyond Projects - Session 1  
Practise Test - BA Concepts  
4 Plan Business Analysis Approach 21:35
5 Plan Stakeholder Engagement 14:38
6 Plan BA Governance 15:42
7 Plan BA Information Management 15:51
8 Identify BA Performance Improvements 09:40
9 Summary Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring 03:53
BA Beyond Projects - Session 2  
BA Beyond Projects - Session 3  
Practise Test - BA Planning & Monitoring  
10 Elicitation and Collaboration 03:11
11 Prepare for Elicitation 12:33
12 Conduct Elicitation 11:22
13 Confirm Elicitation 07:12
14 Communicate BA Information 11:26
15 Manage Stakeholder Collaboration 10:49
16 Summary Elicitation and Collaboration 03:14
BA Beyond Projects - Session 4  
Practise Test - BA Elicitation & Collaboration  
17 Requirement Life Cycle Management 05:10
18 Trace Requirement 10:18
19 Maintain Requirement 07:01
20 Prioritize Requirements 14:22
21 Asess Requirement Changes 11:32
22 Approve Requirements 13:25
23 Summary Requirement Life Cycle Management 04:13
BA Beyond Projects - Session 5  
Practise Test - BA RCM  
24 Strategy Analysis 03:15
25 Analyze Current State 15:53
26 Define future State 16:20
27 Assess Risks 15:58
28 Define Change Strategy 14:36
29 Summary Strategy Analysis 03:55
BA Beyond Projects - Session 6  
Practise Test - BA Strategy Analysis  
30 Requirements Analysis and Design Definition 04:19
31 Specify and Model Requirements 11:36
32 Verify Requirements 08:27
33 Validate Requirements 08:07
34 Define Requirements Architecture 09:54
35 Define Design Options 09:24
36 Analyze Potential Value and Recommend Solution 14:54
37 Summary Rquirement Analysis and Design Definition 06:08
BA Beyond Projects - Session 7  
Practise Test - BA RADD  
38 Solution Evaluation 04:40
39 Measure Solution Performance 10:45
40 Analyze Performance Measure 11:23
41 Assess Solution Limitations 11:25
42 Assess Enterprise Limitations 11:25
43 Recommend Actions to Increase Solution Value 10:50
44 Summary Solution Evaluation 04:31
BA Beyond Projects - Session 8  
Practise Test - BA Solution Evaluation  
45 Underlying Competencies 22:53
46 Acceptance and Evaluation Criteria 08:36
47 Backlog Management 09:15
48 Balanced Scorecard 05:30
49 Benchmarking and Market Analysis 08:52
50 Brainstorming 05:46
51 Business Capability Analysis 06:52
52 Business Cases 07:06
53 Business Model Canvas 06:08
54 Business Rules Analysis 06:45
55 Collaborative Games 06:52
56 Concept Modelling 06:00
57 Data Dictionary 05:33
58 Data Flow Diagrams 07:48
59 Data Mining 07:51
60 Data Modelling 04:32
61 Decision Analysis 08:36
62 Decision Modelling 06:18
63 Document Analysis 07:51
64 Estimation 13:36
65 Financial Analysis 14:05
66 Focus Groups 06:54
67 Functional Decomposition 10:21
68 Glossary 02:47
69 Interface Analysis 05:36
70 Interviews 10:01
71 Lessons Learned 08:17
72 Metrics and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) 09:42
73 Mind Mapping 05:30
74 Non-Functional Requirements Analysis 10:17
75 Observation 06:41
76 Organizational Modelling 06:01
77 Prioritization 04:34
78 Process Analysis 06:25
79 Process Modelling 08:15
80 Prototyping 09:59
81 Reviews 05:58
82 Risk Analysis and Management 13:12
83 Roles and Permissions Matrix 07:17
84 Root Cause Analysis 08:36
85 Scope Modelling 06:02
86 Sequence Diagrams 04:51
87 Stakeholder List, Map, or Personas 06:39
88 State Modelling 04:14
89 Survey or Questionnaire 08:05
90 SWOT Analysis 05:54
91 Use Cases and Scenarios 06:52
92 User Stories 06:36
93 Vendor Assessment 05:42
94 Workshops 08:06
Practise Test - Techniques  
95 Case Study 1 06:18
96 Case Study 2 06:04
97 Case Study 3 11:30
98 Case Study 4 06:33
ECBA Mock Exam 1  
ECBA Mock Exam 2  
ECBA Mock Exam 3  
ECBA Mock Exam 4  

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Requirements

It is intended for any one new to business analysis. This certification is applicable for:
  • Fresh graduates
  • Experienced professional but with no experience as a business analyst
  • No required work experiences
  • No minimum work hours
  • Minimum 21 hours of professional development in the past four years
  • No references required
  • Signed code of conduct is a must
Recognizes entry-level BA Professionals, and is exam based. This level provides individuals with a certificate that recognizes individuals entering the field of business analysis.

Ratings & Reviews
Mr. Chaitanya Paga
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love the course

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aakash choudhary
manager, bank of baroda

Mr. George Kinuthia
Business Systems Analyst, Cytonn Technologies
I found the course very in-depth and fulfilling. Looking forward to passing my ECBA Exams

Mr. Miles Griffiths
Director, SAS Strategic Equity
Very logical and follows BABOK3 closely. Lectures are good length.

Ms. Roshni Date
Finance Specialist, Confidential

Mr. Ajay Mukhi
Analyst, Wipro
Great course.

System Analyst, CSU
good course

yash Jain
Yash Here! It is very informative and helpful. Thanks A lot.

Nabeel Shahid
Very good course for beginners! a must attend course for anyone who needs to have basic understanding of BABOK & BA Concepts

God job

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Alioune Gueladio Diop
the courses are clear but it could be nice to retake the Practise test again

Well explained course .

Good course... learned much from it

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rupali shah
good information. could have explained the relationships between the various knowledge areas and tasks better to make it clear.

Shreyas Shivaji Sharma
Excellent course!

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Good course

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Excelent course and trainer

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Course is structured well and have many helpful materials, sample exams and references all in the one place

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Thanks, its really helpful. Glad I signed up.

Mencarini Dario
Interesting and fullfilled

Antonique Johnston
Great overview

Mr. Amber Cohee
Very informative. Easy to understand.

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Course Expert
Mr. Panduranga Vittal G Vittal G
A PMP, CBAP ,PMI-PBA and ISTQB - CTFL Certified Professional with over 17 years of experience in the BFSI Sector and having worked in leading organizations. Has end to end experience in Financial Transactions Processing, Software Testing, Business Analysis, Requirements Management, Application Integration, Operations, Project Management, Data Migration and IT Change Management.
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