Certification of Competency in Business Analysis – CCBA

Overview

The Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA) is a professional certification for business analysis practitioners who want to be recognized for their knowledge and skills by earning formal recognition. CCAB certified people are recognized for the investment they have already made with their capability in business analysis career and already worked professional fields like Systems analysis, Business analysis, consulting etc. 

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Requires a minimum of 3,750 hours of work experience in the last 7 years
  2. Minimum of 21 hours ofProfessional Development in the last 4 years
  3. Two references from a career manager, client or Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) recipient.
  4. Signed Code of Conduct

Exam

The CCBA® exam is 3 hours long and consists of 130 multiple choice questions.  It is competency-based and aligned with BABOK® Guide Version 3.

Course Outline – Business Analysis: CCBA Exam Prep.

35 Hours

Knowledge Areas: As per BABOK® Guide 3 (A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge®)

 

1.Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring

Overview

  • Plan Business Analysis Approach Conduct
  • Business Analysis Core concept Model
  • Stakeholder Analysis Plan
  • Business Analysis Activities Plan
  • Business Analysis Communication Plan
  • Requirements Management Process
  • Manage Business Analysis Performance
  • Business Analysis Techniques

 

Key Deliverables, Guidelines & Tools

Practice Questions & Review

2.Elicitation & Collaboration

Overview

  • Prepare for Elicitation
  • Elicitation Techniques
  • Conduct Elicitation Activity
  • Document Elicitation Results
  • Confirm Elicitation Results
  • Communicate business analysis information
  • Manage stakeholder concern

Key Deliverables, Guidelines & Tools

Practice Questions & Review

 

3.Requirements Life Cycle Management

Overview

  • Manage Solution Scope & Requirements
  • Manage Requirements Traceability
  • Maintain Requirements for Re-use
  • Prepare Requirements Package
  • Communicate Requirements

Key Deliverables, Guidelines & Tools

Practice Questions & Review

 

4. Strategy Analysis

Overview

  • Define Business Strategy Need
  • Assess Business Strategy Capability Gaps
  • Determine Strategy Solution Approach
  • Define Strategy Solution Scope
  • Define Business Strategy Case

Key Deliverables, Guidelines & Tools

Practice Questions & Review

5. Requirements Analysis and Design Definition

Overview

  • Prioritize Requirements
  • Organize Requirements
  • Specify and Model Requirements
  • Define Assumptions and Constraints
  • Verify Requirements
  • Validate Requirements
  • Design of dashboard
  • Process Model
  • Business Capability Matrix
  • Screen Mock-up showing specific data field

Key Deliverables, Guidelines & Tools

Practice Questions & Review

 

6.Solution Evaluation

Overview

  • Assess Proposed Solution
  • Allocate Requirements
  • Assess Organizational Readiness
  • Define Transition Requirements
  • Validate Solution
  • Evaluate Solution Performance

Key Deliverables, Guidelines & Tools

Practice Questions & Review

7. Underlying Competencies

Overview

  • Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Behavioral Characteristics
  • Business Knowledge Communication
  • Communication Skills
  • Skills Interaction
  • Skills Software Applications

Key Deliverables, Guidelines & Tools

Practice Questions & Review

8. Techniques

Overview

  • Backlog Management
  • Balance Score Card
  • Business Capability Analysis
  • Business Cases
  • Business Model Canvas
  • Collaborative Games
  • Concept Modeling
  • Data Mining
  • Decision Modeling
  • Financial Analysis
  • Item Tracking
  • Problem Tracking
  • Mind Mapping
  • Prioritization
  • Process Analysis
  • Reviews
  • Risk Analysis and Management
  • Roles and Permissions Matrix
  • Scenarios
  • Stakeholder List, Map, or Personas
  • Workshops 

Review of each technique (Usage, Purpose & Key elements)

Technique Examples

9. Perspective 

Overview

  • The Agile Perspective
  • The Business Intelligence Perspective
  • The Information Technology Perspective
  • The Business Architecture Perspective
  • The Business Process Management Perspective

Practice Exam Questions & Review along with internal assessment

Resume Prep. with a sample mock interview

 

Comments are closed.