Do you want to certify as business analyst? Do you doubt whether it makes sense to get the professional distinction? What’s the added value of a certificate or a dilploma? If you doubt, perhaps these pages will help you to make up your mind.
There are four professional organizations offering certifications for business analysts:
- British Computer Society offers a carrier path for Business Analysts that constitutes of 3 steps:
- BCS International (Practitioner) Diploma in Business Analysis,
- BCS Advanced Diploma in Business Analysis (illustrated by my infographic and my article on LinkedIn), and
- Expert BA Award.
- International Institute of Business Analysis offers two certifications CBAP (Certified Business Analysis Professional) and CCBA (Certificate Competence in Business Analysis). These certifications will be slightly changed in Q3 2016. Here you can find more details.
- International Requirements Engineering Board offers a certification path for Certified Professional in Requirements Engineering on foundation and advanced levels. Here you can find more details.
- Recently Project Management Institute (PMI) released business analysis certifications PMI-PBA (PMI Professional in Business Analysis). Here you can find more details.