ISEB Business Analysis Specialist Modules - Knowledge-based
Candidates have to pass one knowledge-based specialist module. The Organisational Context written examination is scenario-based and lasts one-hour. The other certificates are gained through passing a one-hour, closed book, multiple-choice examination consisting of 40 questions.
Organisational Context (STOC)
This module covers essential knowledge about organisations including sectors of the economy and types of organisation, organisational structures and functions, the legal framework for business and IT and business finance.
Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis (SFBA)
This provides an overview of the business analyst role, the competencies of a business analyst and the techniques used in strategic analysis, investigation and stakeholder analysis, modelling business systems and processes, requirements engineering and IT system modelling, and making a business case.
Foundation Certificate in IT-enabled Business Change (BIEC)
This provides an overview of the business change lifecycle and the techniques used during business and IT alignment, business change definition, business change design, business change implementation and business benefits realisation.
Foundation Certificate in Project Management (MPMF)
This provides an overview of the approach and techniques used in IT-related project management, including project initiation, planning and estimating, teams and motivation, risk management and quality planning, and project monitoring and control.
ISEB Business Analysis Specialist Modules - Practitioner
Candidates have to select one of the following practitioner specialist modules. The certificates are gained by passing a one-hour scenario-based written examination.
Modelling Business Processes (SMBP)
This module covers the techniques for modelling processes at an organisational level and developing detailed ‘as is’ and ‘to be’ business process models. Process management, improvement and redesign, and process change implementation are also covered in this module.
Benefits Management and Business Acceptance (BBMA)
This module explores benefits management, including the definition of business benefits and planning for their delivery, business acceptance testing and the implementation of business solutions.
System Development Essentials using Agile (SSDE)
This module explores a range of development lifecycles, approaches and techniques, with particular emphasis on those used in Agile systems development.
Systems Modelling Techniques using UML (SSMT)
This module covers the key UML techniques used to model IT systems including use case diagrams, class models, activity diagrams, sequence diagrams and state machines.
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