B2T Certification Program FAQs
Your Certification Program Questions Answered
How can I access my certification status and progress?
If you have never logged into the My Account page, you will need to create a new account. However, the email address is your unique identifier and is important in establishing a connection to your certification record. If you create your account and find that your certification records are not published (classes/exams, badge and certification status), please email us to update your primary email address to match your certification record associated address.
If I achieved BA Associate prior to 2018, how does this translate to the new badge program certification? Which badges will I receive?
You will automatically receive the new BA Associate badge. The new program requirements for BA Associate are:
- Attend Essential Skills for Business Analysis
- Pass the Essential Skills for Business Analysis exam
- Any 2 badges
By having achieved BA Associate in the past, you completed the Essential Skills for Business Analysis course, passed the Essential Skills for Business Analysis proficiency exam, and earned three badges: Process Analysis, Data Analysis and Functional Analysis. You have also received credit towards other badges in the program for the four parts that make up Essential Skills for Business Analysis (listed below). Each relates to one or more badges in the program.
- Requirements Elicitation and Review
- Scope Your Area of Analysis
- Requirements Analysis Techniques
- Applying Business Analysis
If I achieved BA Certified prior to 2018, how does this translate to the new badge certification program? Which badges will I receive?
You will automatically receive the new BA Certified badge. The new program requirements for BA Certified are:
- BA Associate Level Certification
- 2 Additional Badges
Depending on when you earned your certification, you will have either:
- Achieved BA Certified by earning BA Associate and 2 additional badges. Three of the required badges were achieved with your BA Associate certification. The one additional badge earned is unique based on the advanced courses you selected to achieve BA Certified.
- Achieved BA Certified through a more dated version of certification (prior to May 2011) which leaves you one badge short. As you were required to complete other certification criteria at the time, you will be grandfathered into the new program and retain your BA Certified status. On the My Account page, you will see Legacy BA Certified.
I received my certification through the former program. Why is the issue date of my badge/certification recent?
The date of your badge or certification achievement will be reflected by the date that this program was developed, not your original date of issue. If you need professional validation of your initial date of achievement, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. We are happy to provide.
What if I received training through an international partner of B2T Training?
Please contact your training provider to receive historical class attendance information.
What is Open Badges?
Open Badges are, “verifiable, portable digital badges with embedded metadata about skills and achievements.” Basically, it is an open platform that allows people to share their accomplishments and the related details in a digital format with others.
For more information, we recommend taking a look at this page on their website.
How can I access Open Badges?
Once you have completed a badge or certification, your badge will be available to share through your Mozilla Backpack account. Under each badge and certification, an “Add to Backpack” button will appear. If you don’t already have a Mozilla account, you must create the Backpack account first. Once your account has been created, choose “Add to Backpack” and log in. You can then choose to add the badge to Mozilla.
How do I share my badges/certifications?
You can share badges by creating a Collection on your account page. Check out the screencast we put together to help make the process easy to follow!
Mozilla also has some other recommendations for how to share your accomplishments on their website.
What if I am using multiple email address for by Backpack? The address I have on file with B2T is different from the address I have registered in Mozilla.
You can add additional email addresses to your Backpack account. Just go to your Backpack profile and add an “Associated Email Address.”