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Distance Learning Class

Business Analysis Fundamentals

Develop the knowledge and skills you need to succeed as a business analyst and enhance your ability to create solutions to business problems. Explore the fundamentals of business analysis using the International Institute of Business Analysis' (IIBA®) Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK®). 

Learn the techniques, methodologies and core competencies required of effective business analysts. Explore best practices, strategies, needs and opportunities, system requirements, and the implementation and operational support of business solutions.

IIBA™ program ID number: E068-002.


UC Davis Extension faculty.


Enroll now through October 20 and complete by December 12. Course begins September 22, and passwords will be issued at that time.


You will receive your password via email on the start date, or within two business days of enrolling if you enroll after the start date. From the day you receive your password, you will have until the completion date noted to complete the course. If you do not receive your password in the time frame noted, please visit the Online Learning Campus Support Center at Open a new ticket, and select Password Issues from the Help Topics.

Technical requirements:

A stable Internet connection and a current email account; speakers or headphones to hear audio presentations; the ability to view PDF documents and Flash-based presentations. This course contains downloadable MP3 files that can be played on most portable devices and computers. If you plan to access an online course using an iPad, iPod or an iPhone there are a variety of Flash web browsers available in the App Store that can enable your iPad/iPod/iPhone to view Flash content.



Special Discounts:

10% discount for IIBA and PMI members
10% discount for organizations enrolling three or more people at the same time in the same course. All registrations must be submitted at the same time and fees paid with one check, credit card or purchase order.


2.5 quarter units academic credit, X433.7, 25 PDU Hours, 25 CDU Hours

Required textbooks:

A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK), 2.0 version by IIBA ISBN 9780981129211. Buy this book from the UC Davis Bookstore.




Enrollment policies:

Requests to withdraw, transfer, or obtain an extension or a refund, are governed by the distance learning enrollment policies which are detailed in our Student Services section. No extensions will be granted for this course.



Earn a Certificate

This course is part of these certificate programs:

Business Analysis

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