PMI-PBA Certification

PMI professional in business analysis



PMI professional in business analysis (PMI PBA Certification) is created to address fundamental rules and principles of business analysis. PMI PBA certification also focus on invaluable tools and techniques at the disposal of business analysts to help organizational projects achieve their goals easily. The course is a competency based credential that enables the business analyst demonstrates their skills and techniques to plan, manage, analyze applicable documents and processes at all sphere of business analysis.
The business analysis training is for all those working with stakeholders in defining requirements, shaping project outputs and driving intended business outcomes. This credential will showcase your invaluable skills and worth to your firm and potential employers, causing you to stand shoulder taller than other candidates.
Certified Business Analyst act as key member in organizations where they bridge between stakeholders and their organization.

PMI Business Analysis Training in Lagos Nigeria is Created for:

  • Management Consultants
  • Systems Analysts
  • Enterprise Analysts
  • Business Analysts
  • Others who meet the requirement.
The PMI-PBA certification training in Nigeria spotlights candidates’ valuable skills. Certification Edge Expert Trainers will guide you on how to register and take the PMI-PBA Exam in Lagos, Abuja and other location.

PMI PBA Course Content Highlight

The PMI business analyst certification training is designed based on the PMI-PBA exam content outline. The blueprint of the exam is purely about designated areas in which the exam questions will come from. The business analyst certification allocation of questions is usually in line with the below:
  • Domain 1: Needs Assessment (5 tasks) Question percentage 18%
  • Domain 2: Planning (6 tasks) Question percentage 22%
  • Domain 3: Analysis (8 tasks) Question percentage 35%
  • Domain 4: Traceability and Monitoring (5 tasks) Question percentage 15%
  • Domain 5: Evaluation (4 tasks) Question percentage10%

Benefits of PMI Professional in Business Analysis Training

  • High percentage salary hike
  • Knowledge and competence in the principles and best practices of business analysis
  • Global recognition among body of professional
  • Recognition of your professional competence by your organization
  • High global career potential resulting from recognition as a professional business analysis practitioner
  • Personal achievement and satisfaction in your business analyst career
  • Improved overall performance, forestall uncertainty and widen market opportunities
  • Been continually in the know of new rules, techniques and best practices in your career

PMI-PBA Certification Training Eligibility

This highly coveted and invaluable credential is not for everybody. But if you work with project teams and manage requirements or product development. If you are a project or program manager who performs business analysis in your regular job role. Then the PBA certification is right for you.


Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree
7,500 hours of business analysis experience
35 contact hours of education in business analysis
Bachelor’s degree or the global equivalent
4,500 hours of business analysis experience
35 contact hours of education in business analysis

PMI-PBA Certification Cost

The cost for becoming a professional in business analysis in Nigeria is:

Member: US$405.00
Non-member: US$555.00

PMI-PBA Certification Course Details

Domain 1: Needs Assessment (18% of the PMI-PBA certification exam
questions will come from this section)

Task 1: Define or review a business problem or opportunity using problem
and opportunity analysis techniques in order to develop a solution scope
statement and/or to provide input to create a business case.

Task 2: Collect and analyze information from a variety of sources using
valuation tools and techniques to contribute to determining the value
proposition of the initiative.

Task 3: Collaborate in the development of project goals and objectives by
providing clarification of business needs and solution scope in order to
align the product with the organization’s goals and objectives.

Task 4: Identify stakeholders by reviewing goals, objectives, and
requirements in order that the appropriate parties are represented,
informed and involved.

Task 5: Determine stakeholder values regarding the product, using
elicitation techniques in order to provide a baseline for prioritizing

Domain 2: Planning (22% of the PMI-PBA certification exam questions will
come from this section)

The Planning domain focuses on the preparation required to effectively
manage the business analysis activities that will occur within the project. This includes establishing tools, policies, and procedures for the requirements management plan, requirements traceability, change  management, document control, and acceptance criteria.

Task 1: Review the business case, and the project goals and objectives, in
order to provide context for business analysis activities.

Task 2: Define strategy for requirements traceability using traceability tools and techniques in order to establish the level of traceability necessary to monitor and validate the requirements.

Task 3: Develop requirements management plan by identifying stakeholders, roles and responsibilities, communication protocols, and methods for
eliciting, analyzing, documenting, managing, and approving requirements in
order to establish a roadmap for delivering the expected solution.

Task 4: Select methods for requirements change control by identifying channels for communicating requests and processes for managing changes in order to establish standard protocols for incorporation into the change management plan.

Task 5: Select methods for document control by using documentation
management tools and techniques in order to establish a standard for requirements traceability and versioning.

Task 6: Define business metrics and acceptance criteria by collaborating
with stakeholders for use in evaluating when the solution meets the requirements.

Domain 3: Analysis (35% of the PMI-PBA certification exam questions will come from this section)

This domain centers on requirements management activities. Tasks include
the elicitation, analysis, decomposition, acceptance, approval, specification, and validation of the requirements for a product or project.

Task 1: Elicit or identify requirements, using individual and group elicitation techniques in order to discover and capture requirements with supporting details (e.g., origin and rationale).

Task 2: Analyze, decompose, and elaborate requirements using techniques
such as dependency analysis, interface analysis, and data and process modeling in order to collaboratively uncover and clarify product options and capabilities.

Task 3: Evaluate product options and capabilities by using decision-making and valuation techniques in order to determine which requirements are accepted, deferred, or rejected.

Task 4: Allocate accepted or deferred requirements by balancing scope schedule, budget, and resource constraints with the value proposition using prioritization, dependency analysis, and decision-making tools and techniques in order to create a requirements baseline.

Task 5: Obtain sign-off on requirements baseline using decision-making techniques in order to facilitate stakeholder consensus and achieve stakeholder approval.

Task 6: Write requirements specifications using process (such as use cases, user stories), data, and interface details in order to communicate requirements that are measurable and actionable (that is, suitable for development).

Task 7: Validate requirements using tools and techniques such as documentation review, prototypes, demos, and other validation methods in order to ensure requirements are complete, accurate and aligned with goals, objectives, and value proposition.

Task 8: Elaborate and specify detailed metrics and acceptance criteria using measurement tools and techniques for use in evaluating whether the solution meets requirements.

Domain 4: Traceability and Monitoring (15% of the PMI-PBA certification
exam questions will come from this section)

The Traceability and Monitoring domain includes the activities related to managing the life cycle of requirements. The tasks within this domain comprise the continuous monitoring and documenting of requirements as well as the communication of the requirements status to stakeholders.

Task 1: Track requirements using a traceability artifact or tools, capturing the requirements’ status, sources and relationships (including dependencies), in order to provide evidence that the requirements are delivered as stated.

Task 2: Monitor requirements throughout their lifecycles using a traceability artifact or tool in order to ensure the appropriate
supporting requirements artifacts (such as models, documentation, and test cases) are produced, reviewed and approved at each point in the lifecycle.

Task 3: Update a requirement’s status as it moves through its lifecycle states by communicating with appropriate stakeholders and recording changes in the traceability artifact or tool in order to track
requirements towards closure.

Task 4: Communicate requirements status to project manager and other stakeholders using communication methods in order to keep them informed of requirements issues, conflicts, changes, risks, and overall status.

Task 5: Manage changes to requirements by assessing impacts, dependencies,
and risks in accordance with the change control plan, and comparing to the requirements baseline in order to maintain the integrity of the requirements and associated artifacts.

Domain 5: Evaluation (10% of the PMI-PBA certification exam questions will
come from this section)

The Evaluation domain includes activities that relate to the assessment of how well the delivered solution fulfills the requirements and meets the business need. Tasks within this domain include testing the solution, determining if there are gaps, and obtaining sign-off.

Task 1: Validate the solution’s test results, reports, and other test evidence against the requirements acceptance criteria in order to determine whether the solution satisfies the requirements.

Task 2: Analyze and communicate the solution’s identified gaps and deltas
using quality assurance tools and methods in order to enable stakeholders to resolve discrepancies between solution scope, requirements, and developed solution.

Task 3: Obtain stakeholder sign-off on the developed solution using decision-making techniques in order to proceed with deployment.

Task 4: Evaluate the deployed solution using valuation techniques in order to determine how well the solution meets the business case and value proposition.

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