The BABoK® Guide v3 (Business Analysis Body of Knowledge) is the most globally recognized framework for business analysis. It covers all tasks a business analyst should know and control; all these 30 tasks being groups into 6 knowledge areas (Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring, Elicitation and Collaboration, Requirements Lifecycle Management, Strategy Anaysis, Requirements Analysis and Design Definition, and Solution Evaluation).
The role of business analyst has been dramatically extended with the 3rd version of the BABoK® Guide. She/he is enabling a change anywhere in an organization in a form of a project or continual improvement, understanding current state, defining future state and determining activities to move to future state.
A theoretical review will be accompanied by a series of questions to carefully prepare you to acquire certification. It is important to notice that intensive home work is required after the course in order to assimilate all the topics covered by the examination, volume of information being fairly large (including the coverage of 50+ techniques).