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Earning the Professional Designations of Senior Business Analyst (SBA) or Certified Business Analyst (CSBA)

July 4, 2012

There are three levels of membership within the International Society of Business Analysts, which was acquired by the NEBB Institute in 2007.

Level 1: Associate Membership

As an associate, you will receive a membership certificate, monthly newsletters filled with information, educational monthly conference calls, and additional educational opportunities.

Level 2: Senior Business Analyst (SBA)

To earn the professional designation of SBA, you will be required to attend a SBA National Conference or complete a minimum of two online Small Business Analysis training courses. The training will equip you with the basics of business analysis which will provide knowledge and expertise to analyze and consult with prospects and clients.

Level 3: Certified Senior Business Analyst (CSBA)

To earn the professional designation of CSBA, you will be required to attend a SBA National Conference and complete a minimum of four online Small Business Analysis training or attend a SBA National Conference. You will be provided with a list of courses that you may choose from that will qualify for the CSBA professional designation.

SBA and CSBA Continuing Education Requirement

Once you have successfully earned the SBA or CSBA professional designation, you will be required to enroll in a minimum of one online Small Business Analysis annual update course or attend a SBA National Conference.

Both the SBA and CSBA professional designations require testing and achievement of a passing score of at least 70% with a demonstrated ability to analyze and consult on numerous business enhancement issues. Then, and only then, will the member be awarded the professional designation of SBA or CSBA.

When you join the NEBB Institute, ISBA membership is automatic. For more information, visit the ISBA website or the NEBB Institute website.

The NEBB Institute endorses and strives to observe the highest standards of professional ethics to preserve the public trust inherent in the professional appraisal practice. The Institute provides initial and monthly comprehensive education, ongoing support, and a dynamic international network, and certifies professionals in the art of machinery/equipment appraisal and brokerage.

By: NEBB Institute

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