Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA) is the 1st level certification provided by International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®), Canada (www.IIBA.org).

Following are some of benefits of becoming a ECBA® :

  • Be recognized for your competency in business analysis.
  • Business analysis is fastest growing career opportunity for IT professionals.
  • People with domain experience can move into IT sector by becoming a business analyst.
  • Better job prospects.
  • Better salary.

Target Audience for ECBA®

ECBA examination targets following audience:

  • Individuals entering business analysis profession:
  • Students enrolled in business analysis academic programs
  • New graduates
  • Professionals transitioning careers
  • Functional managers who are not business analysts but manage them.

Eligibility for ECBA®

  • Prior business analysis-related work is not required
  • Professional development: 21 hours of verifiable BABOK® coursework in last 4 years. Adaptive US is an authorized EEP of IIBA®, its trainings provide desired PDUs for ECBA® certification examination.
  • References: not required.
  • Prior knowledge area expertise is not required.
  • Signed code of conduct is required.

ECBA® Question pattern

  • This will be a knowledge based examination
  • Basic multiple choice questions
  • 50 questions
  • Testing knowledge
  • 1 hour

 Examination weightage – KA wise

Business Analysis Knowledge
Domain % Distribution
Business Analysis & business analysis Professional 2.5%
Underlying Competencies 5%
Business Analysis Key Concepts 5%
Techniques 12.5%
BABOK® Guide Knowledge Areas
Domain % Distribution
Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring 5%
Elicitation and Collaboration 20%
Requirements Life Cycle Management 20%
Strategy Analysis 5%
Requirements Analysis and Design Definition 24%
Solution Evaluation 1%