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Business Data Analytics (IIBA®-CBDA Exam preparation)

Business Data Analytics (IIBA®-CBDA Exam preparation)

IIBA® endorsed course. Learn how to apply analysis skills on data projects and prepare for an IIBA®-CBDA certification

Instructor : Igor Arkhipov

5 Courses

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What you'll learn

  • What is business data analytics
  • Defining research questions
  • Collecting data
  • Performing analysis
  • Interpreting the results of analysis
  • Influencing decision making
  • Scaling analytics capability


We live in an amazing world of data!

Organisations that know how to use it dramatically outperform the competition. But it’s not easy to make use of your data. You need to have the technical skills to collect it and analyse it, but you also need to have the organisational skills to know when to do it and how to interpret the results to drive better decisions. This is exactly what business data analytics is about and it is what we are going to study.


This course is officially endorsed by the International Institute of Business Analysis™ (IIBA®) and qualifies for 14 professional development units for the purposes of certification.


This course will explain how to prepare for a data analytics project, how to organise the analytics process, and what to consider to make sure the results of your analysis will drive noticeable business change.

We will cover the following topics:

  1. What is business data analytics and how it differs from other data related disciplines, like data science or business analysis
  2. How to define research questions for your analytics initiative
  3. How to organise data collection process
  4. What to take into account when performing analysis
  5. How to interpret the results of analysis and communicate them to decision makers
  6. How to ensure real actions happen as the result of your analysis
  7. What to consider when scaling analytics capability

We will also review a set of selected methods and techniques that are usually applicable to the tasks above.


Business data analytics is mostly a management discipline and it discusses how to organise the analytics capability within the business to get valuable results.

It will be extremely valuable for line managers of analytics teams, project managers who happen to have analytics components to the projects they manage, and business analysts who happen to get involved into analytics initiatives.

You will also get an official IIBA Endorsed Education Provider certificate of completion in addition to the standard Udemy certificate.


A certification in business data analytics (IIBA®-CBDA) is a unique certificate offered by the International Institute of Business Analysis for business data analytics professionals. It tests your knowledge of the Guide to Business Data Analytics published by IIBA and recognises your ability to effectively execute analysis related work in support of business analytics initiatives.

The exam consists of 75 multiple-choice, scenario-based questions to be completed within 2 hours. It is a challenging and rewarding exam.

This course is 100% aligned with the Guide to Business Data Analytics and is your chance to get prepared for the exam.

At the end of the course, you will get a sample exam to test your knowledge and get better prepared.

Good luck!


Note: I am an Endorsed Education Provider™ by IIBA®, which means the materials and references to IIBA® and its publications used in this course are licensed for me to do so. By enrolling in this course you support legal use of intellectual property and contribute to the development of business analysis profession.

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