Level 1 - Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA)


This level provides individuals with a certificate that recognizes individuals entering the field of business analysis.
The ECBA certificate is targeted at:
  • Individuals entering the BA profession:
    • Students enrolled in BA academic programs
    • New graduates
  • Professionals transitioning careers
  • Functional managers who are not BAs but manage them

Eligibility Requirements

  • No previous BA work experience required
  • 21 hours of professional development in the last 4 years
  • Agreement with the ECBA™ Code of Conduct.


The ECBA exam is a live web delivered exam that requires a desktop or laptop, a working webcam, and microphone.

In order to be admitted to the exam, please ensure that your IIBA profile name matches your government identification.

To help you prepare for the exam review the following:

Contact Certification Team
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to email us at certification@iiba.org or phone us directly at 1-866-789-4422 (toll free) ext. 2.