How to Become a Professional Business Analyst

This course explains the requirements for the CCBA® or CBAP® certification with a summary explanation for each BABOK® Knowledge Area
Course Created by Esta Lessing
Esta Lessing is a Certified Business Analyst Professional CBAP® currently living in Melbourne, Australia.

Esta started her career out with the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in South Africa in 1997. She changed her career shortly after that to take up her very first Business Analysis role with Arthur Andersen in 1998 and moving to London in the process. Esta spent 6 years there working for both public and private sector companies as a Business Analyst. She not only studied with the London University during this time but completed 5 BCS ISEB Business Analysis certifications.

She decided to migrate to Melbourne Australia in 2006. Esta certified as a CBAP shortly after arriving in Melbourne. Esta remains in Melbourne where she is the managing director of her own Business Analysis Training company, Business Analysis Excellence Pty Ltd, assisting thousands of Business Analysts worldwide with her skills and experiences gained as a Business Analyst and Professional Career Specialist.

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Are you thinking of becoming a Professional Business Analyst but you are not sure what is involved?


This course will explain to you who the International Institute of Business Analysis is, what internationally recognised Business Analysis certifications they offer and the step by step process for apply to become a professional Business Analyst.

This course also includes a summary lesson for each BABOK® Knowledge Area to make understanding the content of the BABOK® Guide much easier and very clear. 

Take the next step in your career and become a Professional Business Analyst. When you become a Professional Business Analyst you will:
  • Earn a much higher salary!
  • Have an internationally recognised qualification!
  • Be respected by your peers as an expert Business Analyst
  • Be very attractive in the job market for lots of new opportunities.

Course Objectives

  • Learn about the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®)
  • Learn about the requirements for the Competent Certified Business Analyst Certification (CCBA®)
  • Learn about the requirements for the Certified Business Analyst Professional Certification (CBAP®)
  • Learn about the benefits of getting a Professional Certification
  • Learn what the steps are for applying for the BA certifications
  • Learn the content of each BABOK® Knowledge Area easily

Who Is This For?

  • Business Analysts who want to get a Professional Certification
  • Business Analysts who want to understand the IIBA® Certification Process
  • Any person interested in the Business Analysis certification process
  • Any person who wants to learn what the BABOK® Guide is all about
  • Any person who wants a summary overview of the BABOK® Guide

Course Outline

Chapter 1: The International Institute of Business Analysis Overview

  • Lesson 1
    Benefits of IIBA® Certific…
    03:35

Chapter 2: Competent Business Analyst Professional Certification (CCBA®)

  • Lesson 2
    Requirements for the CCBA®…
    03:22

Chapter 3: Certified Business Analyst Professional (CBAP®)

  • Lesson 3
    Requirements for the CBAP®…
    03:03

Chapter 4: Step-by-step application process with the IIBA®

  • Lesson 4
    Step-by-step application pr…
    02:56

Chapter 5: Business Analysis Body of Knowledge Chapter Summaries (BABOK® Guide)

  • Lesson 5
    BABOK® Introduction
    03:28
  • Lesson 6
    Business Analysis Planning …
    08:09
  • Lesson 7
    Elicitation
    05:08
  • Lesson 8
    Requirements Management & C…
    06:57
  • Lesson 9
    Enterprise Analysis
    08:20
  • Lesson 10
    Requirements Analysis
    08:08
  • Lesson 11
    Solution Assessment & Valid…
    07:40

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