In 21st century Business Analyst is one of the most powerful profession. I know most of you, who is reading the article know, what Business Analysis is. But how don’t have good idea, I can simply explain Business Analyst as a bridge between business owner and IT development team.

Interesting is if you from IT background, you can be a Business Analyst. On the other hand if you are from business background you too have the same opportunity to become a Business Analyst.

Business someone how performs his activity as per BABOK® Guide line. The guide line is provided by International Institute of Business Analysis. This institute provides the detail guideline of 6 knowledge area such

  1. Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring
  2. Elicitation and Collaboration
  3. Requirements Life Cycle Management
  4. Strategy Analysis
  5. Requirements Analysis and Design Definition
  6. Solution Evaluation.

To become a Business Analyst, you have to complete your membership from IIBA. After paying the required membership fee, you will be able to become member I IIBA. The membership fee is different for Country and Zone. If you check the official side of IIBA, you will get decent idea about the fee and recent procedure.

But you need to be trained yourself under the guidance of certified member from IIBA. Its not necessary that you have to present physically to get that guide line. There are many institute like who usually conduct this type of course online live class. The also provide 38 PDU what is required for applying CBAP (Certified  Business Analysis Professions) certification. They provide eLearning material and Live class. They also help you to get the electronic application done. Current range of training fee not more than $500. After ending the course, they also provide examination simulator to understand the depth of knowledge.

Country like Saudi Arabia, UAE and other gulf regional country, demand of CBAP certified people is very high and they also provide very good salary.