ENTRY CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS ANALYSIS (ECBA) (SF) (SYNCHRONOUS E-LEARNING)

ENTRY CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS ANALYSIS (ECBA) (SF) (SYNCHRONOUS E-LEARNING)

Funded

Course Duration

24.0 hr(s)

Mode of Assessment

Students will be required to complete a paper-based assessment during class.

Who Should Attend

  • Anyone who require a basic understanding of the BABOK guide, working in an organization adopting BABOK guide, or using it as the framework for change in an Enterprise. 
  • IT Professionals requiring knowledge for Business Analysis
  • IT Consultants
  • Change Manager
  • Software Developers
  • System Integrators
  • System Analyst
  • Data Analyst

Course Overview

The value of business analysis is in realization of benefits, avoidance of cost, identification of new opportunities, understanding of required capabilities and modelling the organization. Through the effective use of business analysis, it can ensure an organization realizes these benefits, ultimately improving the way they do business

This is a three-day course which offers the participant with comprehensive understanding of the Business Analysis concepts, key terms, business requirements and design being applied using Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK). It defines BA profession with commonly accepted practices among practitioners to set the knowledge and skill expectations in analyzing changes and evaluate the necessity for changes in the business. After the completing course, the participant will be equipped with adequate knowledge to prepare themselves as a junior BA in the IT Industry.

Course Schedule

Next available schedule

Course Objectives

  1. Understand and describe the key terms and concepts in business analysis
  2. Describe the knowledge areas in the BABOK guide
  3. Understand how to elicit and analyze business requirements from stakeholders
  4. Apply the technique for elicitation
  5. Apply requirements gathering for business from stakeholder
  6. Analyze data gathered to identify and validate business problems
  7. Analyze the design options to establish the most appropriate solution
  8. Assess relevant solutions and their potential impact
  9. Explain the business impact and present the solution options to stakeholders

Pre-requisites

It is recommended the participant to have at least 1 years of working experience in IT

Hardware & Software

This course will be conducted as a Virtual Live Class (VLC) via Zoom platform. Participants must have a laptop or a desktop with “Zoom Client for Meetings” installed. This can be downloaded from https://zoom.us/download

 

Minimum Specs

Recommended Specs

Processor / CPU

1.6 GHz or faster, 2-core Intel Core i3 or equivalent

1.8 GHz, 2-core Intel Core i3 or equivalent

Memory

4 GB RAM

8 GB RAM

Hard Disk

10 GB available storage space

 

Display

1280 x 768 screen resolution

 

Graphics

2GB Graphics Card

 

Others

  • Internet Connection: Wired or Wireless broadband (min 10 mbps)
  • Speakers and Microphone: built-in or USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth
  • Webcam: built-in or USB plug-in

 

Course Outline

  • What is Business Analysis
    • Knowledge areas
    • Business analysis key concepts
    • Underlying competencies
    • Techniques
    • Perspectives
  • Understand the key terms and concepts in business analysis
  • Apply the technique for Elicitation and Collaboration
    • Prepare for Elicitation
    • Conduct Elicitation
    • Confirm Elicitation Results
    • Communicate Business Analysis Information
    • Manage Stakeholder Collaboration
  • Apply requirements gathering for business from stakeholder
    • Trace Requirements
    • Maintain Requirements
    • Prioritise Requirements
    • Assess Requirements Changes
    • Approve Requirements
  • Analyze data gathered to identify and validate business problems
    • Specify and Model Requirements
    • Verify Requirements
    • Validate Requirements
    • Define Requirements Architecture
  • Analyze the design options to establish the most appropriate solution
    • Define Solution Options
    • Analyse Potential Value and Recommend Solution
  • Assess relevant solutions and their potential impact
    • Measure Solution Performance
    • Analyse Performance Measures
    • Assess Solution Limitations
    • Assess Enterprise Limitations
  • Explain the business impact and present the solution options to stakeholder
    • Recommend Actions to Increase Solution Value

Certificate Obtained and Conferred by

Awarded Statement of Attainments (SOA)

Upon completion of the course and assessment, students will also be awarded with the following ICT SOA:

ICT-PMT-3001-1.1

NTUC Learninghub Certification of Completion

Upon meeting at least 75% attendance and passing the assessment(s), participants will receive a Certificate of Completion from NTUC LearningHub.

Additional Details

Medium of Instruction: English

Trainer: Trainee ratio is 1:20

Price:

NTUC LHUB must receive payment by 31st December 2023 (8% GST applies)
[You are encouraged to make payment ahead of time]

  

Individual Sponsored 

Company Sponsored 

 

Non-SME 

SME 

Before GST 

With GST 

Before GST 

With GST 

Before GST 

With GST 

For foreigners and all others who are not eligible for subsidies in the next two categories below (Full Course Fee)

$1,300.00

$1,404.00

$1,300.00

$1,404.00

$1,300.00

$1,404.00

For Singapore Citizens & PRs:
(a) individually-sponsored trainees aged 21-39 years
(b) company-sponsored trainees aged 39 years & below

$390.00

$421.20

$390.00

$421.20

$130.00

$161.20

For Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above

$130.00

$161.20

$130.00

$161.20

$130.00

$161.20

Payments received by NTUC LHUB from 1st January 2024 (9% GST applies)

  

Individual Sponsored 

Company Sponsored 

 

Non-SME 

SME 

Before GST 

With GST 

Before GST 

With GST 

Before GST 

With GST 

For foreigners and all others who are not eligible for subsidies in the next two categories below (Full Course Fee)

$1,300.00

$1,417.00

$1,300.00

$1,417.00

$1,300.00

$1,417.00

For Singapore Citizens & PRs:
(a) individually-sponsored trainees aged 21-39 years
(b) company-sponsored trainees aged 39 years & below

$390.00

$425.10

$390.00

$425.10

$130.00

$165.10

For Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above

$130.00

$165.10

$130.00

$165.10

$130.00

$165.10

Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA) Certification Exam Fee:

Kindly note that the ECBA certification exam fee is not included in the course fee. Please find below the exam fee in US$:

Exam Fee (USD)
Non-refundable and Non-transferable

 

Application Fee

Exam Fee

Exam Re-write Fee

Member

$45

$150

$95

Non-Member

$45

$305

$250

Corporate Member

$45

$105

NA

Funding Eligibility Criteria:

Individual Sponsored Trainee

Company Sponsored Trainee

  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
  • From 1 October 2023, attendance-taking for SkillsFuture Singapore's (SSG) funded courses must be done digitally via the Singpass App. This applies to both physical and synchronous e-learning courses

  • Trainee must achieve at least 75% attendance
  • Trainee must pass all prescribed tests / assessments, and attain 100% competency
  • NTUC LearningHub reserves the right to claw back the funded amount from trainee if he/she did not meet the eligibility criteria
  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
  • From 1 October 2023, attendance-taking for SkillsFuture Singapore's (SSG) funded courses must be done digitally via the Singpass App. This applies to both physical and synchronous e-learning courses

  • Trainee must achieve at least 75% attendance
  • Trainee must pass all prescribed tests / assessments, and attain 100% competency
  • NTUC LearningHub reserves the right to claw back the funded amount from the employer if trainee did not meet the eligibility criteria

Remarks:

Individual Sponsored Trainee

Company Sponsored Trainee

SkillsFuture Credit:

  • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset course fee payable after funding

UTAP:

  • NTUC Members can enjoy up to 50% funding (capped at $250 per year) under Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)

Absentee Payroll (AP) Funding:

  • $4.50 per hour, capped at $100,000 per enterprise per calendar year
  • AP funding will be computed based on the actual number of training hours attended by the trainee
  • Note: Courses / Modules under Professional Conversion Programme (PCP) will not be eligible for AP funding claim.

Terms and conditions apply. NTUC LearningHub reserve the right to make changes or improvements to any of the products described in this document without prior notice.

Prices are subject to other LHUB miscellaneous fees.

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