Business data analytics is a discipline by which a specific set of techniques, competencies and practices are applied to perform the continuous exploration, and investigation of business data. The goal of business data analytics is to obtain insights about a business that can lead to improved evidence based decision-making.
Certification in Business Data Analytics: Earning this certification informs employers of your passion for and competencies performing business analysis on analytics initiatives. The certification helps identify skilled business data analytics professionals to organizations seeking these in-demand skills.
The IIBA®- CBDA exam includes questions pertaining to the six Blueprint Domains as discussed in the Guide to Business Data Analytics (Members only - Join now to view the Guide).
To complement our Certification in Business Data Analytics (IIBA-CBDA), the IIBA®-CBDA Certification and Recertification Handbook is now available.
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The exam consists of 75 multiple-choice, scenario-based questions to be completed within 2 hours.
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Guide to Business Data Analytics (Members Only) Join now to access the Guide
Introduction to Business Data Analytics: A Practitioner View
Introduction to Business Data Analytics: An Organizational View
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Data-focused organizations perform better and making the most of the data is key in making sound business decisions. Your strong business analysis skills coupled with the knowledge, competencies and experience performing business analytics activities are in high demand.
A recent article* ranked business analysis amongst the most in-demand hard skills of 2019, along with analytical reasoning. Certification in Business Data Analytics is the key to help you prepare for these in-demand skills and to remain on top of industry trends.
Business analysis professionals who have the skills to effectively perform on business data analytics initiatives contribute to their teams in various ways, including providing the ability to:
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a) What is the annual revenue growth?
b) What is the average time for conversion?
c) What is the number of customers retained over the past 3 years?
d) When is the correct time to market the software?
c) Process modeling
d) Regression analysis
a) Age and gender features can be eliminated
b) Age and gender features can be included
c) Gender feature can be removed
d) Age feature can be removed
a) Design, which focuses on the use of color and placement of visuals
b) Tools, which help creating the visuals through the data
c) Narrative, which includes the context and commentary
d) Channel, which is the medium used to communicate
a) The results are more quickly understood by the brain
b) The visuals are more appealing and highlights are easily observed
c) It can be made to support the claim behind the analytics project
d) It stimulates more areas of the brain making it engaging
a) The stakeholders were delighted with the findings and no discussion is recorded as everyone is satisfied
b) The business analyst conducted a freeform discussion to gather a general sense of stakeholders’ opinions
c) The group selected a representative who spoke on behalf of the team
d) The subsequent report included areas of agreement and disagreement
a) Identify research question
b) Data sourcing
c) Data collection
d) Data analysis
a) Bar Chart
b) Box Plot
c) Scatter Plot
d) Pie Chart
Congratulations! If you answered all the sample questions correctly you have a good grasp of business data analytics.
Get more information: If you scored less than 80 percent correct, read the Understanding Business Data Analytics paper.
This mid-level certificate/certification is priced at USD $450 for IIBA members and USD $575 for non-members.
|Exam Fee Member:||$450|
|Exam Fee Non-Member:||$575|
|Exam Rewrite Fee Member:||$400|
|Exam Rewrite Fee Non-Member:||$525|
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