CBAP®

The Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) is a certification credential offered by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA). CBAP® course is the advance certification in business analysis. It is a professional certification for individuals with extensive business analysis experience.

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What to Expect From This Course

What to Expect From This Course

Who Needs this Course

Who Needs this Course

Delivery Method

Delivery Method

Exam Details

Exam Details

What to Expect From This Course

The Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) credential is designed for the experienced business analysts who are recognized by the industry as experts in identifying organizations’ business requirements in order to come up with business solutions. This course focuses on creating the appropriate skills needed to critically analyze the practices, tools, and techniques required of empowered Business Analysts in the global market place.

Upon completion of this course, participants would be able to:

  • Review and discuss the business analysis tasks in practical life.
  • Understand the relationships between the business analysis processes and disciplines.
  • Review key terms, business analysis techniques, and competencies.
  • Discuss the 5-Business Analysis perspective presented in BABOK® Guide.
  • Gain a good understanding of the principles and activities described in the six knowledge areas of BABOK® Guide.
  • Take the CBAP examination subject to fulfilment of the eligibility criteria.

 

What to Expect From This Course

The Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) credential is designed for the experienced business analysts who are recognized by the industry as experts in identifying organizations’ business requirements in order to come up with business solutions. This course focuses on creating the appropriate skills needed to critically analyze the practices, tools, and techniques required of empowered Business Analysts in the global market place.

Upon completion of this course, participants would be able to:

  • Review and discuss the business analysis tasks in practical life.
  • Understand the relationships between the business analysis processes and disciplines.
  • Review key terms, business analysis techniques, and competencies.
  • Discuss the 5-Business Analysis perspective presented in BABOK® Guide.
  • Gain a good understanding of the principles and activities described in the six knowledge areas of BABOK® Guide.
  • Take the CBAP examination subject to fulfilment of the eligibility criteria.

Who Needs this Course

This certification is meant for:

  • Individuals with significant experience in business analysis
  • Individuals with a CCBA™ designation
  • Product Managers
  • Non-BA consultants
  • Change/Transformation Managers and Designers
  • Trainers
  • Hybrid Business Analysis professionals such as Quality Assurance (QA) professionals, Project Managers etc.

Who Needs this Course

This certification is meant for:

  • Individuals with significant experience in business analysis
  • Individuals with a CCBA™ designation
  • Product Managers
  • Non-BA consultants
  • Change/Transformation Managers and Designers
  • Trainers
  • Hybrid Business Analysis professionals such as Quality Assurance (QA) professionals, Project Managers etc.

Delivery Method

Online Training

  • 8 Days
  • Exam Simulation
  • Group Activity (Break-out Session) after each lesson
  • Practice Test
  • Access to additional References – Glossary/ Recommended Reading/ Syllabus
  • Material language will be in English

Delivery Method

Self Study

  • 170+  learning units covering over 35 PDU hrs
  • 100+ micro-learning modules that include videos, audio, graphics, and gamification
  • Pre-reading files
  • 9 Untimed assessments including pre-tests
  • Up to 100 practice questions with answers
  • Exam simulator: one timed assessment replicating the actual exam
  • Scenarios and case studies linking content to real-time cases
  • Cheat Sheet, Glossary, and additional references. 

Exam Details

Exam Prerequisite

  • Minimum 7500 hours of BA work experience aligned with BABOK® Guide in the last 10 years for a total of at least 3,600 of the required 7,500 total.
  • Minimum 900 hours in four of the six knowledge areas.
  • Minimum 35 hours of Professional Development in the past four years.
  • Two references from a career manager, client or Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) recipient.
  • Compliance with the CBAP Code of Conduct.

Exam Price

  • Member: $325 USD
  • Non-member: $450 USD

Exam Format

The CBAP® exam is 3.5 hours long and consists of 120 multiple choice questions. The questions are scenario and case study-based. It is competency-based and aligned with BABOK® Guide Version 3 as follows:

  • Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring – 14%
  • Elicitation and Collaboration – 12%
  • Requirements Life Cycle Management – 15%
  • Strategy Analysis – 15%
  • Requirements Analysis and Design Definition – 30%
  • Solution Evaluation – 14%

Exam will be from PSI. The exams are offered as online remote proctored exams that require a desktop or laptop, an internet connection, a working webcam, and microphone.

Exam Details

Exam Price

  • Member: $325 USD
  • Non-member: $450 USD

Exam Format

The CBAP® exam is 3.5 hours long and consists of 120 multiple choice questions. The questions are scenario and case study-based. It is competency-based and aligned with BABOK® Guide Version 3 as follows:

  • Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring – 14%
  • Elicitation and Collaboration – 12%
  • Requirements Life Cycle Management – 15%
  • Strategy Analysis – 15%
  • Requirements Analysis and Design Definition – 30%
  • Solution Evaluation – 14%

Exam will be from PSI. The exams are offered as online remote proctored exams that require a desktop or laptop, an internet connection, a working webcam, and microphone.

Course Outline

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  • CBAP Overview
  • Introduction to BABOK Guide V3
  • BABOK Guide Key Concepts
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  • Plan Business Analysis Approach​
  • Plan Stakeholder Engagement​
  • Plan Business Analysis Governance ​
  • Plan Business Analysis Information Management ​
  • Identify Business Analysis Performance Improvements​
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  • Prepare for Elicitation​
  • Conduct Elicitation​
  • Confirm Elicitation Results​
  • Communicate Business Analysis Information​
  • Manage Stakeholder Collaboration
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  • Trace Requirements​
  • Maintain Requirements​
  • Prioritize Requirements​
  • Assess Requirements Changes​
  • Approve Requirements​
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  • Analyze Current State​
  • Define Future State​
  • Assess Risks​
  • Define Change Strategy​
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  • Specify and Model Requirements​
  • Verify Requirements​
  • Validate Requirements​
  • Define Requirements Architecture​
  • Define Solution Options​
  • Analyze Potential Value and Recommend Solution
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  • Measure Solution Performance​
  • Analyze Performance Measures​
  • Assess Solution Limitations​
  • Assess Enterprise Limitations​
  • Recommend Actions to Increase Solution Value
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  • Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving​
  • Behavioral Characteristics​
  • Business Knowledge​
  • Communication Skills​
  • Interaction Skills​
  • Tools & Technology​
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  • Agile
  • Business Intelligence
  • Information Technology
  • Business Architecture
  • Business Process Management
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  • Acceptance and Evaluation Criteria​
  • Backlog Management​
  • Balanced Scorecard​
  • Benchmarking and Market Analysis​
  • Brainstorming ​
  • Business Capability Analysis​
  • Business Cases​
  • Business Model Canvas​
  • Business Rules Analysis​
  • Collaborative Games​
  • Concept Modelling​
  • Data Dictionary​
  • Data Flow Diagrams​
  • Data Mining​
  • Decision Analysis​
  • Data Modelling​
  • Decision Modelling​
  • Document Analysis​
  • Estimation​
  • Financial Analysis​
  • Focus Groups​
  • Functional Decomposition​
  • Glossary​
  • Interface Analysis​
  • Interviews​
  • Item Tracking​
  • Lessons Learned​
  • Metrics and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)​
  • Mind Mapping​
  • Non-Functional Requirements Analysis​
  • Observation​
  • Organizational Modelling​
  • Prioritization​
  • Process Analysis​
  • Process Modelling​
  • Prototyping​
  • Reviews​
  • Risks Analysis and Management​
  • Roles and Permission Matrix​
  • Root Cause Analysis​
  • Scope Modelling​
  • Sequence Diagrams​
  • Stakeholder List, Map, or Personas​
  • State Modelling​
  • Survey or Questionnaires​
  • SWOT Analysis​
  • Use Cases and Scenarios​
  • User Stories​
  • Vendor Assessment​
  • Workshops​

FAQs

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Self-paced allows you to take the course on your own schedule for a period of up to one year from the date of purchase. You will be provided with structured contact hours and instructor support, if needed.

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Yes. Our self-paced programs are designed to include interactive training modules, chapter exercises, practice test, case studies and additional references such as glossary, recommended readings, and more in our LMS.

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You will receive an email notification with course access instructions.

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  • Our self-paced courses are built on an intuitive platform that utilizes a menu function (Next and Back)  to allow you to quickly navigate through the course. Courses consist of pre-course reading, training materials, chapter exercises and additional reference materials. The courses conclude with a final examination.

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Yes. Each course includes downloadable reference materials such as, Glossary, Appendix, Case Study, recommended readings, etc.

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No. Self-paced value lies at conveniently completing the course at your own pace. Meaning that, you can complete a course in one day or take up to one year to complete it. There is no limit as to how many times you can stop and start the course.

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To receive credit for a self-paced course, you will need to complete the final examination achieving a score of 70% or higher within one year of purchase.

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You can access your certificate in the LMS under My Certification section.

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You have access to the course up to one year at no extra cost. You can take the final exam as many times as necessary to successfully complete the course.

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You can use the Send Message option in the LMS to send your queries.

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