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« on: October 18, 2021, 11:06:24 am »
What are the best certifications to have for business analyst?

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« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2021, 12:03:10 pm »
There are various certifications for Business Analysis:
ABPMP International
AMA - American Management Association
IASA - International Association of Software Architects
IIBA - International Institute of Business Analysis
       Certifications:
?   Certified Analytics Professional (CAP)
?   IIBA Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA)
?   IIBA Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA)
?   IIBA Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
?   IIBA Agile Analysis Certification (AAC)
?   IIBA Certification in Business Data Analytics (CBDA)
?   IQBBA Certified Foundation Level Business Analyst (CFLBA)
?   IREB Certified Professional for Requirements Engineering (CPRE)
?   PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PBA)
The Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA) is the first level of certification with the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), it?s designed for less experienced and entry-level business analysts. You will need to complete at least 21 hours of professional training credits, within the past four years, before you will be eligible for the exam. You don?t have to renew your ECBA certification, but it?s assumed you?ll move on to the second or third levels of certification.
?   Application fee: $60
?   Exam fee: $110 for members, $235 for non-members
?   Retake fee: $89 for members, $195 for non-members
Level 2 of the IIBA certification, the Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA) requires a minimum 3,750 hours of business analytics work aligned with the IIBA?s Business Analysis Book of Knowledge (BABOK) guide in the past 7 years, 900 hours in two of six BABOK knowledge areas, or 500 hours in four of six BABOK knowledge areas. The certification also requires a minimum of 21 hours professional development training in the past four years and two professional references. The CCBA exam consists of 130 multiple-choice questions that are scenario-based and require some analysis. It covers fundamentals, underlying competencies, key concepts, techniques and all six knowledge areas covered in the BABOK.
?   Application fee: $125
?   Exam fee: $325 for members, $450 for non-members
?   Retake fee: $250 for members, $375 for non-members
The Certified Business Analysis Professional CBAP certification is the third level of certification with IIBA and it?s designed for ?individuals with extensive business analysis experience.? To qualify for this certification, you?ll need a minimum of 7,500 hours of business analyst work experience in the past 10 years, 900 hours of work experience hours within four of the six BABOK knowledge areas, at least 35 hours of professional development in the past four years and professional references. The exam is 3.5 hours long and includes 120 multiple-choice questions that are based on case studies. After you pass, you?ll need to report at least 60 hours of continuing development units every three years.
?   Application fee: $125
?   Exam fee: $325 for members, $450 for non-members
?   Retake fee: $250 for members, $375 for non-members