Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA™)

Business Analysis

ECBA Certification  The IIBA® Entry Certificate in Business Analysis  (ECBA™) is a certificate that recognizes competency in less experienced and entry-level Business Analysts.

This certificate is meant for:

  • Individuals entering the BA profession
  • Students enrolled in BA academic programs
  • New graduates working as BAs
  • Professionals transitioning to BA careers
  • Functional managers who are not BAs but manage them


The ECBA™ exam is an online 50 question multiple-choice exam. Questions are competency based and aligned to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® v 3.0 (BABOK®). A desktop or laptop with a working webcam and microphone are required to take the exam.

Eligibility Requirements:

You must have 21 hours of professional training credits in the last 4 years in order to be eligible for the ECBA™ exam. You can take all 21 hours with ASPE and prepare for the exam by taking advantage of our ECBA™ Certification Bundle. This bundle includes our 7 -hour ECBA™  Certification Boot Camp and a 2-day Business Analysis course of your choice at a discounted rate.

  • Training
  • Code of Conduct

Application Fee: $60
IIBA Member Exam Fee: $110
IIBA Non-Member Exam Fee: $235

Exam Details

130 scenario-based, multiple choice questions over 3 hours proctored at Prometric testing facility.

Required Training

21 contact hour of IIBA approved training in the last 4 years.


IIBA Member: $85
IIBA Non-Member: $120

60 IIBA approved contact hours (CDUs) of training/professional education

Every three years