Certified Professional in
Business Data Science and Analytics

Certified Professional in Business Data Science and Analytics

Gain expert knowledge in business data science and data analytics. 

The Data Professional (IIBDSA-P) certification is a perfect way to showcase your skills, knowledge and experience. The certification exam covers broad topics at the expert level. Whether you are a professional in the field or want to expand your knowledge, you will benefit from the IIBDSA-P certification.

This is the highest certification level required to obtain IIBDSA-PL (Professional Leadership) and IIBDSA-PC (Professional Coaching) certifications.

Gain expert knowledge in business data science and data analytics. 

The IIBDSA-P certification is a perfect way to showcase your skills, knowledge and experience. The certification exam covers broad topics at the expert level. Whether you are a professional in the field or want to expand your knowledge, you will benefit from the IIBDSA-P certification.

This is the highest certification level required to obtain IIBDSA-PL (Professional Leadership) and IIBDSA-PC (Professional Coaching) certifications.

IIBDSA-P Certification

Where can I best apply the knowledge?

You can best apply these skills where it is required to perform complex data manipulations or make predictions about the future. For instance, if your company has accumulated data and is now looking to expand services for their customers. You might then need to perform statistical analysis and use deep learning to surface new insights. Especially if you are looking for an expert understanding of the topics, you will benefit from the information learned at this level.

Application Process

How do I apply for the IIBDSA-P certification?

The application process is very simple. Thus, if you have fulfilled the prerequisites, you can fill out the required form and submit your application. We will reach out to you within three business days with a decision or questions. After you have submitted the form, your application might be audited. This includes that we might reach out to your references via email or phone to verify your submitted details. Please be aware that your application might be audited at any time. So, please double-check your details before you submit the application.

Next,

Schedule the certification exam and get certified

Next,

Schedule the certification exam and get certified

After you have filled out the application, you will be prompted to pay for the exam. You application will not be submitted or reviewed if the exam has not been paid yet. If you experience difficulties due to Covid-19, please let us know. We have designed specific discount programs to support you in these times. To apply for the IIBDSA business data science and data analytics certification, please fill out the application form.

How do I get certified?

To obtain the IIBDSA certification, you need to fulfill the prerequisites and pass the certification exam with at least 80% of correct answers. If you haven’t completed the required in-person training yet or need a way to prepare for the certification exam, you can take a certification course. The courses cover the exam topics and are tailored to prepare you for the certification exam. 

Prerequisites

  • 7500 hours of relevant experience within the past 8 years
  • 2 references
  • Certified Data Master (IIBDSA-M) or equivalent
  • Certification Exam – 150 questions
  • Application Fee – $550

What do I need to apply for the exam?

To receive the IIBDSA-P (Professional) certification, you need to have completed enough hours of in-person training and pass the certification exam.

To get access to the certification exam, your application needs to 

  • show sufficient hours of relevant work experience within the topics,
  • include 2 references of managers and/or peer verifying your work experience,
  • show that you have completed sufficient hours of in-person training,
  • if applicable, have successfully passed the audit and
  • have been approved. 

What if I still need to attend an in-person training to apply?

Exam

The exam consists of 150 multiple choice questions.

The questions might be designed to assess your understanding on the topics. It can be done by testing whether the statement is true or false, asking what might be the most appropriate ending of a phrase or choosing all the correct options from the possible answers. Questions can be situational-based, contain multiple correct answers and are generally designed to test your deep understanding of the topic.

However, don’t be nervous. With enough preparation, you will be able to pass the exam and get the certified.

Topics

  • Predictive analytics
  • Data modelling
  • Big data analytics projects
  • Machine learning methods and tools
  • Neural networks and deep learning
  • Statistical analysis methods and tools
  • Statistical analysis in programming languages Python and R
  • How to tackle projects with structured and unstructured data

FAQ

IIBDSA-P is an expert level business data science and data analytics certification. You might also benefit from IIBDSA-M (see Certifications).

The Professional level certification gives you an in-depth understanding of the topics.

If you are starting out, changing your career or looking to gain additional knowledge, the Associate level is perfect for you. For a more advanced level job, you might want to check the Masters and Professional levels.

Depending on your knowledge and experience, you might want to check Master and Professional level certifications. We provide courses and data analytics bootcamps for all levels to prepare you for the certification exams. When you prepare for the IIBDSA certifications, data analytics courses can be a valuable resource for you.

Depending on your previous experience, you might want to choose between the Master and Professional levels.

Yes, you can take the IIBDSA business data science and data analytics courses online.

Some exam questions might contain computational tasks. If the exam you are passing contains computational questions, you will be provided the necessary tools.

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