The world is moving towards project-based work. The job roles of business analysts and solution builders are intermingled with project environments and project management. The PMI Professional in Business Analysis® formalizes the importance of business analysis work as part of project management. The course thoroughly discusses the five domains and the 28 tasks that are covered by the exam, helping participants prepare for the PMI-PBA exam and expand their business analysis skill set.
“PMI-PBA” and “PMI Professional in Business Analysis” are registered marks of Project Management Institute, Inc.
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The PMI-PBA Certification carries a high level of professional credibility as it recognizes individual expertise in business analysis as well as the tools and techniques used to improve the overall success of projects. The certification shows that the individual can wear both the Business Analyst and Project Manager “hat” within a project.
To appear for the PMI-PBA certification exam, participants need to meet specific eligibility criteria, as below –
|With High school diploma, Associate’s degree or global equivalent||With Bachelor’s degree or global equivalent|
|Minimum Business Analysis experience||7,500 hours within the past 8 years||4,500 hours within the past 8 years|
|Project team experience*||2,000 hours within the past 8 years||2,000 hours within the past 8 years|
|Business Analysis Education||35 hours||35 hours|
* If you have a PMP® or PgMP® you do not need to show any project team hours, your credential covers the hour requirements. Also, you can overlap your BA experience requirement with your project experience requirement, if applicable.
Once you start the application process you have 90 days to complete it. It takes five business days for an electronic application to be reviewed. Individual paper applications take 10 business days and corporate paper applications take 20 business days. You cannot schedule your exam until your application has been approved and fees have been paid. If you are audited, you must present a higher level of detail related to your business analysis experience and will have 90 days to respond. You will not be eligible for certification until your audit is complete. PMI reviews audit materials in 5-7 days. You have one year to take the exam after you application has been approved and you can retake the exam three times during that year.
The PMI-PBA exam details are as below –
|Exam Name||Project Management Institute’s Professional in Business Analysts (PMI-PBA) certification exam|
|Number of scored questions||175|
|Number of unscored questions||25|
|Exam duration||4 hours
Exam is preceded by a tutorial and followed by a survey, both are optional
The exam content with its weightages is as below –
|Domain 1: Needs assessment (5 tasks)||18%|
|Domain 2: Planning (6 tasks)||22%|
|Domain 3: Analysis (8 tasks)||35%|
|Domain 4: Traceability and Monitoring (5 tasks)||15%|
|Domain 5: Evaluation (4 tasks)||10%|
“PMP” and “PgMP” are registered marks of Project Management Institute, Inc.