IIBA Just Launched ECBA French Canadian— Here's Everything You Need to Know!
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If you are a francophone who’s aspiring to be a business analysis professional or already in a business analyst role and you want to showcase your expertise in business analysis, we’ve got you covered. Effective September 1, 2021, IIBA is excited to announce the launch of the Entry Certificate in Business Analysis™ (ECBA™) exams in French Canadian.
What’s the ECBA?
The Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA) is a career-advancing certificate that covers the foundational skills and knowledge needed for the in-demand field of business analysis. The ECBA recognizes individuals ready to develop their business analysis knowledge, skills, and behaviours as practicing business analysis professionals.
The ECBA French Canadian offers French speakers the option to take the exam in their native language. A variety of supporting ECBA resources are available to assist candidates including:
- The ECBA Roadmap to Success
- The Path to Achieving the ECBA Infographic
- Core Certification Handbook
- ECBA Application Process Document
- IIBA’s Online Proctor Guide
- ECBA Sample Questions
- ECBA Exam Blueprint
You can find access to these resources and more here.
The BABOK® Guide is Also Available French Canadian
IIBA recently launched a translated version of the BABOK® Guide. This enables business analysis professionals, in French-speaking environments to understand the foundational knowledge of business analysis in their native language.
The BABOK® Guide French Canadian version is an essential resource in preparing for the ECBA. A digital PDF of the French Canadian version of the BABOK® Guide is available to IIBA Members complimentary when logged in with your membership.
Related Reading: Introducing BABOK French version
Why Pursue an ECBA?
Thinking about pursing your ECBA? Consider some of these facts:
- Jobs related to business analysis are projected to increase 14% from 2018 to 2028.
- Certified professionals earn 13% more than their non-certified peers.
- Business analysis professionals who hold an ECBA earn 5% higher vs. non-certified professionals.
- 23% of professionals said certification helped them in finding a job.
About The Author:
Isabel Feher-Watters is the Certification Programs Manager at IIBA® and has 20+ years' experience building talent and leadership in the workplace through learning, certification, and credentialing programs and practices. She holds a professional certification as a Certified Association Executive (CAE®), Certified Training and Development Professional (CTDP)™, and a Change Management Registered Practitioner (CMRP®). Isabel is passionate about learning and professional development in the Business Analysis community.