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  • ECBA Self learning | ECBA Self study Course

    Business Analysis Self Learning Course

    Techcanvass offers self-learning Business analysis certification course aligned with ECBA Certification from IIBA. This course is designed for IT as well as Non-IT professionals. The course covers the BABOK topics as well as practical business analysis skills like UML, Agile methodologies, Business analysis tools, User stories and SQL. The course also has Chapter-wise test as well as practice exercises.

    The self-study course on business analysis comprises of actual live classes recordings, quizzes, assignments & real-life projects. The chapters are grouped into small videos based on a structured learning path. Each chapter has end of chapter quizzes for evaluation. The course has an assignment section for applying your learnt skills.

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    Business Analyst profile is one of the most in-demand profiles in the IT industry
    It’s open to even Non-IT professionals making it the only entry point in the IT industry
    Once you get through first 6-12 months, remuneration for BAs is quite rewarding as well as the growth

    ECBA Self-Learning Course Key Features

    Learn from Industry Expert

    • The course is developed by Abhishek Srivastava, who is having more than 26 years of IT experience

    Course Projects

    • Apply your learning in real-life projects in Waterfall and Agile context

    Interview Q&A (Audio Book)

    • A comprehensive audio book (also on iOS and Android Apps) to prepare for Business analyst interviews – 150+ questions

    Repeat Sessions at no cost

    • No additional charges for re-attending the sessions even after course completion

    Access to Webinars/Events

    • Free Access to webinars and online events conducted regularly by Techcanvass

    Learn on the Go (Mobile App)

    • Learn on the go – available on the Android and iOS platforms

    Business Analysis Course Preview

    Watch some of the Chapter's & Video's included in this course

    ECBA Certification overview (With Subtitles)
    Software Dev process Training for Non-IT professionals (With Subtitles)
    Introduction to UML for beginners
    Becoming a business analyst without IT background

    What will you get as part of this Course?

    21-hrs PD
    1000+ Mock Questions
    Mind Maps
    Crosswords/Match making
    ECBA Revision Guide

    Business Analysis Course Syllabus

    This business analyst course is designed with two key objectives. One, to prepare you for the role of an entry-level business analyst. Two, to prepare you for the ECBA Certification.

    Getting Started

    • BA Role & responsibilities

    • Need for a Business Analyst

    • Skills of a Business Analyst

    • Course Introduction

    Introduction to BABOK v3

    • Introduction to BABOK Guide v3

    • ECBA Preparation Strategy

    • Business Analysis Core concepts Model

    • Business Analysis Planning and monitoring

    Problem Solving & Analytical thinking

    • Problem Solving methodology basics

    • Root cause Analysis case study

    • Problem Solving methodology Part - B

    • Decision Making with case study

    • Generic Problem Solving Exercise

    Understanding Software Development Process

    • Software Development process-Non-IT Prof

    • What happens during software development

    Software Development Methodologies (SDLCs)

    • Types of SDLCs

    • Waterfall Model

    • Incremental SDLCs

    • Agile Methodology

    Knowledge area- Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring

    • Introduction

    • Tasks of this knowledge area

    • Chapter quiz

    Concept of requirements

    • Concept of software requirements

    • Types of requirements - BABOK v3

    • Classification and Prioritization - Detailed

    • Class Exercise - I

    • Class Exercise - II

    Knowledge area- Elicitation and Collaboration

    • Elicitation and collaboration Knowledge Area

    • Exploring BRD Document

    • Stakeholder Analysis and Management

    • Requirement Elicitation Techniques

    Knowledge area- Requirements Analysis and Design Definition

    • Knowledge Area - Requirements Analysis and Deisgn Definition (RADD)

    Requirements Modelling with UML

    • Introduction to UML

    • Use Cases & relationships

    • Use Cases Modelling Tool

    Class Example - Use Case Model

    • Understanding & writing scenarios

    Class Example - Scenarios

    • Activity Diagrams

    • Tool for activity diagrams

    Class Example - Activity Diagrams

    • Introuction to Prototyping

    • Prototyping tool

    Class Example - Prototypes

    Data Modelling

    • Data Modelling basics & Techniques

    Class Example - Creating Datamodel for a project

    Business Analysis Tools

    • Use case Tool

    • Activity Diagram Tool

    • SQL Editor from Oracle

    Preparing SRS Document

    • Creating SRS Document

    Handling Requirements in Agile Projects

    • Need for Agile

    • SCRUM methodology & roles

    • Artifacts in Agile Projects

    • Handling Requirements in Agile Projects

    Class Example - Flight Booking Portal

    Knowledge area- Requirement life cycle management

    • Introduction

    • Tasks of this knowledge area

    • Chapter quiz

    Verification and Validation

    • Introduction to Requirements Lifecycle Management Knowledge Area

    • Requirements Management

    • Requirement Traceability Table

    RTT Demonstration

    SQL for business analysts

    • Database System Concepts

    • Data in modern World

    • Data types and attributes

    • Using SELECT

    Class Examples

    Knowledge Area - Strategy Analysis

    • Introduction to Strategy Analysis

    • Tasks of Strategy Analysis

    Chapter quiz

    Knowledge Area - Solution Evaluation

    • Introduction to Solution Evaluation

    • Tasks of Solution Evaluation

    Chapter quiz

    Project Assignments

    Project Assignment - I

    Project Assignment -II

    Interview AudioBook Playlist

    Introduction to BA Interview Audio Book
    1 Introduction to Audio Book
    2 Interview Tips and Tricks
    General Ice Breaker Questions (Total 10 questions)
    3 Tell me something about yourself?
    4 Why should we consider you for this profile? What do you bring to the table?
    5 Why do you want to change?
    6 How do you see yourself in the next 5 years?
    7 What are your strenths and weaknesses as a professional?
    and More...
    General BA Questions (Total 7 questions)
    13 As a business analyst, how does your typical day look like?
    14 What is Business Analysis?
    15 What is the role of a business analyst?
    16 What is the need for a Business Analyst?
    17 What are the key skills of a good business analyst?
    18 What are some of the challenges you have faced as a Business Analyst and how did you overcome those?
    19 How important is for BA to know domain? Can BA be domain agnostic?
    Business Analysis Core Skills (Total 72 questions)
    20 Which all documents a BA prepares?
    21 What are the key elements of an SRS?
    22 We write assumptions and constraints in SRS document. Elucidate the difference between assumptions and constraints.
    23 What are acceptance criteria?
    24 What are functional and non-functional requirements?
    25 Why are non-functional requirements important?
    26 How will you differentiate between functional and non-functional requirements. Give me an example?
    and More...
    Agile and Business Analysis (Total 29 questions)
    92 Introduction to Agile BA Module
    93 What is the role of a business analyst in an Agile project?
    94 What do you think is the most important aspect of agile and why?
    95 Tell me about Agile process that you followed in your company.
    96 Do you think Agile is better than other methodologies? Explain your YES or NO.
    97 What is the team structure in Scrum teams?
    98 What are the roles of Production Owner and Scrum Master?
    and More...
    Business Analysis skills (Additional) (Total 20 questions)
    121 Introduction
    122 What is a Data model?
    123 What is a Business Case and why is it used?
    124 What is a risk? How is different from an issue?
    125 What is class diagram?
    126 What is entity relationship diagram?
    and More...
    Situational Questions (Total 26 questions)
    141 Introduction
    142 Describe a case where you made a mistake and then what did you do to address that?
    143 Have you a faced a difficult stakeholder? If yes, how did you handle them?
    144 Give me a situation where you had to adapt to a new Methodology, process, or Technology?
    145 Tell me about a situation where you were given a simple issue but it turned out to be a big issue? What did you do then?
    146 You are assigned to a project which is in a completely new domain, say Telecom domain. How will you approach it?
    and More...


    At the end of the course, you will get a certification of competency


    Course Projects


    Frinsley Bank – User stories and cards

    Frinsley Bank has recently got the banking license. The management wants to build an Internet banking system for retail customers. The bank has already implemented the core banking, credit cards and lending system implemented. The internet banking system is going to interface with the product systems (core banking, credit cards and lending system).

    Project Objectives: As a Business analyst you are responsible for the development of user stories and user story cards so that the features can be implemented.


    Car Zone – Context Diagram and Use Case Model

    Centip Trading International is a leading car selling company. It is now planning to enter used car sales and service. The company is planning to launch a platform to enable selling and buying of used cars. It will work as an intermediary for the buyers and sellers and provide its services for car registration, pricing, and other such services.

    Project Objectives: You have started the requirements elicitation meeting and would like to create early stage models for the project. Create the context diagram and use case model for the sellers and buyers modules. You can make assumptions about the features.

    ECBA Self study Course Combo Offers

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    ECBA Self-paced Training

    $ 110 $ 129 ( 15% OFF )
    If you live outside India, GST not applicable
    • Self-learning Course
    • IIBA Endorsed Course (21-hrs PD)
    • Course Certification (IIBA and Techcanvass co-branded)
    • ECBA Revision Guide
    • Business Analysis guide (practical BA skills)
    • ECBA Question Bank (Package A)
    • Course Projects
    • 2 Course Projects
    • Covering waterfall & Agile methodologies
    • ECBA Question Bank (Package A)
    • 800+ Questions
    • Chapter wise questions
    • 4 Full length Tests (50 questions each)
    • 30 Days Access
    • Comprehensive tracking and reporting

    ECBA Self-paced Training

    $ 135 $ 159 ( 15% OFF )
    If you live outside India, GST not applicable
    • Self-learning Course
    • IIBA Endorsed Course (21-hrs PD)
    • Course Certification (IIBA and Techcanvass co-branded)
    • ECBA Revision Guide
    • Business Analysis guide (practical BA skills)
    • ECBA Question Bank (Package B)
    • Course Projects
    • 2 Course Projects
    • Covering waterfall & Agile methodologies
    • ECBA Question Bank (Package B)
    • 900+ Questions
    • Chapter wise questions
    • 6 Full length Tests (50 questions each)
    • 60 Days Access
    • Comprehensive tracking and reporting

    ECBA Self-paced Training

    $ 146 $ 183 ( 20% OFF )
    If you live outside India, GST not applicable
    • Self-learning Course
    • IIBA Endorsed Course (21-hrs PD)
    • Course Certification (IIBA and Techcanvass co-branded)
    • ECBA Revision Guide
    • Business Analysis guide (practical BA skills)
    • ECBA Question Bank (Package C)
    • BA Interview Prep Audio Book (150+ Questions) - Android and iOS
    • Course Projects
    • 2 Course Projects
    • Covering waterfall & Agile methodologies
    • ECBA Question Bank (Package C)
    • 1000+ Questions
    • Chapter wise questions
    • 7 Full length Tests (50 questions each)
    • 90 Days Access
    • Comprehensive tracking and reporting
    • ECBA Drills (Flashcards, Crosswords, Match making)

    ECBA Live Online Training

    ECBA® Certification Training FAQ

    is this self-learning course eligible for 21-hrs PDs for ECBA Certification exam?

    Yes, it is eligible for 21-hrs PDs to make you eligible for the ECBA certification exam.

    I cannot attend the live online batch as my schedule is erratic. Can I prepare for the certification using this course?

    Yes, this self-paced course is created from the actual live online training but is divided into chapters and topics for better tracking. So, there is no difference in terms of coverage of topics.
    You will also get the question bank with mock questions to prepare for the certification.

    Will this Business analyst course help me in becoming a business analyst?

    This course has been designed to help you get started as a business analyst. Becoming a business analyst is 5-step process and this course is designed to help you with all the steps.

    The key aspects of this course are:

    • Learn the formal Business Analysis skills.

    • Prepare for the certification

    • Apply the learnings in real-life projects

    • Prepare for the interview with BA interview questions

    • Appear for mock interview

    Read about how to become a Business Analyst?

    What is ECBA certification?

    Entry certificate in business analysis (ECBA) is an IIBA certification designed for entry-level business analysts. This certification is useful for anyone who wishes to become a Business Analyst, whether you come from IT or Non-IT backgrounds.
    Certifications are useful in differentiating your resume from others and also provide an assurance that you possess business analysis skills at a certain level.

    What is the ECBA certification eligibility?

    As per IIBA Website, the eligibility criteria for the ECBA certification:

    • Minimum 21 hours of Professional Development Training in the past four years.

    • Signed Code of Conduct.

    Please note that you don’t need to have any experience for becoming eligible for ECBA certification

    Do you also provide interview preparation with this course?

    Yes, we do. One of the course options includes mock interview session along with an audio book or a paperback book on Business Analyst interview questions.

    Job Interview preparation package

    Business Analyst interview questions and answers Audio Book

    Do I get any certificate after completing the course?

    Yes, you will get a course completion certificate, once you finish the course. This certificate is provided to you for all the courses.

    What is the duration of this ECBA Certification course?

    The duration of this Course is 6 weeks with weekends classes. However, if you choose to take the ECBA certification training with domain modules, the course will be of 9 weeks duration. Techcanvass offers domain training in Banking Investment Banking, US Healthcare and Trade finance

    What is the ECBA Certification Cost?

    The ECBA certification fees comprises of two parts. The non-refundable application fee, for non-members, is USD 60 and the examination fee is USD 235. The application fees remains the same for IIBA members also. However, the exam fees for IIBA members is USD 110. Please refer to the IIBA Certification pricing page for latest updates to the fee.

    What is the ECBA exam format?

    The ECBA® exam is 1 hours long and consists of 50 multiple choice questions. The questions are basic multiple choice that test the candidate’s knowledge and understanding defined by the competencies for this level 1 certificate in the IIBA Certification Framework. The guiding book is the BABOK v3.The ECBA exam can be taken from your home. PSI conducts these tests. You can schedule a test through the following link : PSI Website

    Do you provide any projects in this ECBA course?

    Yes, We will actually give you two projects. You get sufficient time and guidance to complete the projects so that you gain hands-on skills. In addition to that, there will be regular assignments given to you for practice, based on examples demonstrated in the class.

    Do you provide any ECBA Study Material, if I enrol for this course?

    Yes, We actually provide a BABOK v3 revision guide in addition to a pratical business analyst guide. Most importantly, we also provide ECBA certification test simulator comprising of 1000+ questions.

    Student Testimonials

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    Course Review by Student
    Videsh Kasar
    Business Analyst At WIPRO

    Team Techcanvass thanks for your Amazing support and guidance throughout my ECBA preparation journey, had purchased recorded video for ECBA and trust me the content is amazing and to the point.I got placed as a Business Analyst in Banking domain and Techcanvass played a major role, I would like to specially thanks Mr. Brijesh for always being available for any support and queries kudos to Team Techcanvass..!!

    Course Review by Student
    Krishnan Bhattacharjee

    The course was great! Helped me pass my ECBA certification and understand the concepts clearly. Shrivastava Sir is very patient and takes his time in explaining the concepts and topics.

    Course Review by Student
    Kamlesh Shah
    Hero finCorp, Associate - Data and Analytics

    I opted for The ECBA self-learning course. The material was thorough and helped me to clear my basics, especially the two live project.
    Brijesh from Techcanvass was very patient and helpful through my ECBA journey. Besides, I opted for ECBA question bank, would like to recommend it as practicing it helped me gain confidence in my prep.

    Course Review by Student
    Ritu Singh
    Business Analyst at BRG Infotech Limited, London

    I have had the fortune of coming across the course at Techcanvass at a time when I was lost in the maze of abundant options on Google.My Main aim was to take the ECBA for which I needed professional guidance.

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    Course Review by Student
    Vikita Pimple

    I had taken a self-paced course and successfully passed ECBA with the guidance of Techcanvass.
    I would like to appreciate the support they provide even for the self-paced course. I would like to thank the team and its extended support. Keep going :)

    Course Review by Student
    Aditya Tiwari

    I opted for the Self Study Business Analyst Course, to sharpen my BA skills. The study material was quite good and was very focused on the actual topic.
    The videos of the training sessions were proof of the in-depth knowledge of the faculty. I wish all success to Techcanvass Team in all of their future endeavours.

    Course Review by Student
    Taarini Tewari

    Excellent Pieces of training conducted by the Trainer Abhishek, the self-learning content and assignments are comprehensive and good. The end-end training coordination was seamless.

    Course Review by Student
    Devesh Anand

    I am experienced with Techcanvass Institute for BA course. I had opted for Self Pacedlerning. All session are well explained and so it was very easy to understand and follow. The course helped me to understand all the techniques for BA. All modules were explained clearly by using real-world scenarios which made it all the easier

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    Course Review by Student
    Naval Kishore

    My schedule is hectic but I wanted to upgrade my skills so I opted for self-learning course on Business Analysis. My schedule is hectic but I wanted to upgrade my skills so I opted for self-learning course on Business Analysis. Overall, a very good course with simple yet detailed explanations of topics. There are also chapter wise quizzes, which helps to check back. There is also a certification test, which I cleared and got a certification.

    Course Review by Student
    Sam T

    Techcanvass fulfils their claim and goal of providing students with practical, goal-oriented, and structured learning.Thanks for giving such a wonderful experience.I believe that this is proven and exhibited by the quality of their training and IT consultancy. Besides,

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