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Entry Certificate in Business Analysis™ (ECBA™) Preparation Training

Complete your ECBA™ ceritification at ease with our focused curriculum from Watermark Learning aligned to BABOK® v3, practice questions and tips from experts.

Duration: Classroom - 3 Days | Virtual - 6 Days
Why Take This Course:

Want to make sure that you are ready for the Entry Certificate in Business Analysis™ (ECBA™) exam and increase your odds of passing it on the first try? This comprehensive workshop will prepare you for the ECBA™ exam and help you make the most of the limited study time you have.  The course was designed, created, and is taught by practicing Business Analysts to help others focus on the critical areas to study and to provide insights into the exam.

It is current with the framework of knowledge outlined by the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK® Guide) version 3.0 and includes over 800 sample ECBA™ exam questions to make you ready and know what to expect come test time.  Additionally, you’ll learn test-taking tips and strategies, along with other practice exercises to reinforce the material.

Learn How To:
  • Increase your confidence and improve your chances of passing the ECBA® certification exam
  • Streamline the massive amounts of information required to pass the test
  • The small-class environment, group exercises, and hundreds of sample exam questions keep you engaged and aid in your retention and learning
  • Learn from experts. The course is designed and taught by CBAPs with extensive knowledge of the BABOK® Guide, some of whom also contributed to its development
  • Dedication. We have 7 CBAPs on staff, ready to help you pass the exam
  • Trusted. Study with a firm that has helped hundreds of people pass the CBAP® exam. We know how to combine learning with test preparation inan engaging way
  • Complete. Earn 21 CDUs, enough to apply for the ECBA exam
Contents:

ECBA™ Exam Information & Tips

  • Overview of certification process, eligibility requirements, and application tips
  • ECBA™ Exam overview
  • Studying tips
  • ECBA Study Guide overview
  • Course layout

Introduction / Key Concepts

  • Business Analysis & the BA Professional
  • Business Analysis Key Concepts
  • BABOK overview & structure
  • Key knowledge areas
  • Common themes
  • Business Analysis Core Model
  • Key BABOK®  Terminology
  • Classification of Requirements
  • Key Stakeholders
  • Practice Exam Questions & Review

Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring (BAPM)

  • Overview
  • KA Goal & things to note
  • Exam Blueprint
  • Common Themes
  • Core Concept Model
  • Key Tasks
  • Stakeholders
  • Techniques
  • Guidelines & Tools
  • Practice Exam Questions & Review

Elicitation & Collaboration

  • Overview
  • KA Goal & things to note
  • Exam Blueprint
  • Common Themes
  • Core Concept Model
  • Key Tasks
  • Stakeholders
  • Techniques
  • Guidelines & Tools
  • Practice Exam Questions & Review

Requirements Life Cycle Management

  • Overview
  • KA Goal & things to note
  • Exam Blueprint
  • Common Themes
  • Core Concept Model
  • Key Tasks
  • Stakeholders
  • Techniques
  • Guidelines & Tools
  • Practice Exam Questions & Review

Strategy Analysis

  • Overview
  • KA Goal & things to note
  • Exam Blueprint
  • Common Themes
  • Core Concept Model
  • Key Tasks
  • Stakeholders
  • Techniques
  • Guidelines & Tools
  • Practice Exam Questions & Review

Requirements Analysis and Design Definition

  • Overview
  • KA Goal & things to note
  • Exam Blueprint
  • Common Themes
  • Core Concept Model
  • Key Tasks
  • Stakeholders
  • Techniques
  • Guidelines & Tools
  • Practice Exam Questions & Review

Solution Evaluation

  • Overview
  • KA Goal & things to note
  • Exam Blueprint
  • Common Themes
  • Core Concept Model
  • Key Tasks
  • Stakeholders
  • Techniques
  • Guidelines & Tools
  • Practice Exam Questions & Review

Underlying Competencies

  • Overview
  • Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Behavioral Characteristics
  • Business Knowledge
  • Communication Skills
  • Interaction Skills
  • Tools & Technology
  • Practice Exam Questions & Review

Techniques

  • Overview
  • Review of each technique (Usage, Purpose & Key elements)
  • Technique Examples
Format: To assimilate the vast amount of information needed to pass the ECBA™ exam, there is a mixture of lecture, discussion, exercises, and several practice exams in the course.  Be prepared to answer practice tests to simulate the exam, with discussions about why answers were correct or incorrect.  Many students find this one of the most helpful parts of the class.  You will also learn methods of recall and retention to help retain critical information needed to pass the ECBA™exam.
Who Should Attend: All who wish to pass the ECBA™ 3.0 certification. Provides 21 CDUs, enough to apply for the ECBA™.
Prerequisites:

None.

What You Will Receive:

Our In-Person, Virtual and Anytime Learning classes all use the same materials:

  • Comprehensive 500+ page ECBA™ Certification Study Guide loaded with key terms, tips, and techniques to help you prepare for the ECBA™ exam
  • ECBA™ exam simulation with detailed answer explanations, provides a focused continuing learning experience
  • Free 90-day subscription to Watermark Learning online ECBA™ study exam simulator (with over 1100 randomized questions and detailed answer explanations)
  • In-class exams with realistic practice questions and answer explanations
  • Class discussions that dissect practice questions to learn how to analyze and answer them

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