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Length and Learning Modes: In person classes: 3 days; Virtual classes: six 4.5 hour sessions; Anytime Learning: six 4.5 hour sessions

Do you want to get certified in business analysis but are new to the field? Whether you are fresh out of college and have little to no project experience or are simply looking to understand the business analysis profession better, this course will provide you with not only the preparation you will need to pass IIBA’s ECBA exam, but also a foundation for a career in business analysis.

Participants will learn invaluable tips and tricks needed to pass the ECBA exam. This course follows IIBAs ECBA exam blueprint based on the BABOK® Guide v.3.0. It also includes the use of Watermark’s acclaimed online exam simulator, which provides detailed explanations of why incorrect answers are wrong and why the correct answer is right.



Skill Level: Basic

People moving into the BA role from the business or from a different IT job that have had little to no training.  Anyone who is seeking a career in Business Analysis.

Development Units:
PDUs: 21
CDUs: 21
CEUs: 2.1

To help assimilate the tools and techniques learned, the materials will be supplemented with an online exam simulator. A lively role play and case study help reinforce concepts learned. Students will need to be prepared for a high level of participation. Each participant will receive a comprehensive student guide complete with examples and workshop solutions.


Welcome & Introductions 

Business Analysis and the BA Profession

Key Business Analysis Concepts


Planning Business Analysis Work - Agile and Waterfall

Elicitation – Preparing and Conducting

Managing Requirements and Changes to Them

Change Strategy – Moving from Current to Future State

Specifying and Modeling Requirements

Measuring and Maximizing Solution Value

Business Analysis Competencies for Success



How to Talk Business Analysis book

Concurrent Solutions Modeling Diagram


Watermark Learning constantly improves its course offerings to ensure the best training possible and to keep you abreast of the latest industry trends. As a result, this outline is subject to change.

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