Below are the certifications offered by PMI institute. We will talk about PMI-PBA here.
Business Analysis has become an indispensable means of survival for the Project Management industry. Accurately assessing the requirements of a project is a challenge and it is one of the most peculiar reasons for the non-accomplishment of goals. PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA) explicitly focuses on this area to successfully implement the project by matching planned requirements.
Project management is responsible for the discovery of the latent need of Business Analysts. Therefore, it can be said that anyone who is directly responsible for assessing the requirements of a project, formulating project outputs or implementing the product development strategy shall be PMI-PBA certified. It includes all the Projects as well as the Program managers performing business analysis their roles.
The overall cost for the certification depends upon the PMI membership status of the candidate. Moreover, it is also dependent upon whether it is a center-based test or a paper-based test.
Center-Based Testing (CBT)/ Online-Proctored Testing (OPT)
US$405.0 (Member) | US$555.0 (Non-member)
Similar to other PMI certifications, PMI-PBA certification is also valid for exactly three years from the date of the certification. For instance, Paul got his certification on 10 July 2018, then it will be valid until 10 July 2021. However, the credential can be renewed by accruing 60 Professional Development Units (PDU) in Business Analysis.
The PMI-PBA certification exam takes vigorous preparation as it deals in Business Analysis. A typical PMI-PBA exam preparation takes about 40-50 hours with multiple study aids.
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