CCBA® & CBAP® Certification Course info:

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  • CCBA/CBAP Syllabus

  • Benefits of CBAP


Our Training program provides important certifications including Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®), Certification of Competency in Business Analysis TM (CCBA®) from the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®)

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Work experience 3750 hrs in last 7 years 7500 hrs in last 10 years
Knowledge area experience 900 hrs in 2 out of 6 knowledge areas or 500 hrs in 4 out of 6 knowledge areas 900 hrs in 4 out of 6 knowledge areas
Professional development 21 Hrs 21 Hrs
General education Minimum high school diploma or equivalent Minimum high school diploma or equivalent
References Two references Two references
Application Fee $125 USD $125 USD
Exam Fee IIBA Members: $325 USD Non-IIBA Members: $450 USD IIBA Members: $325 USD Non-IIBA Members: $450 USD
Frequency/expiration None (Certification expires in 5 years) Every 3 years (certification expires if not renewed)

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CBAP® Certification Course
(Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®))

 Introduction to CBAP® Certification

  • Overview of certification process, requirements, and application tips
  • CBAP® Exam overview

 BABOK® Framework

  • 7 Key Knowledge Areas
  • BABOK® Terminology
  • Practice Exam Questions Overview & Review

Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring

  • Overview- Plan Business Analysis Approach, Conduct Stakeholder Analysis, Plan Business Analysis Activities, Plan Business Analysis Communication, Plan Requirements Management Process, Manage Business Analysis Performance
    • Inputs and Outputs
  • Allocating requirements resources and tasks
    • Identifying team roles and responsibilities
    • Assigning work activities to team members
    • Performing stakeholder analysis
  • Determining planning considerations
    • Deciding how to manage requirements risks
    • Selecting and estimating activity duration and effort
  • Agreeing to solution scope and change
    • Reporting and communicating requirements status
    • Quantifying project and product metrics
  • Techniques for Planning
  • Practice Exam Questions & Review


  • Overview- Prepare for Elicitation, Conduct Elicitation Activity, Document Elicitation Results, Confirm Elicitation Results
    • Inputs and Outputs
  • Collecting the stated requirements
    • Preparing for and conducting elicitation activities
    • Documenting and confirming elicitation results
    • Actively engaging key stakeholders
  • Selecting the right elicitation techniques
    • Brainstorming
    • Document analysis
    • Focus groups
    • Interface analysis
    • Interviews
    • Observation
    • Prototyping
    • Requirements workshops
    • Survey
  • Practice Exam Questions & Review

Requirements Management & Communication

  • Overview- Manage Solution, Scope & Requirements, Manage Requirements Traceability, Maintain Requirements for Re-use, Prepare Requirements Package, Communicate Requirements
    • Inputs and Outputs
  • Communicating solution scope and requirements
    • Addressing requirements traceability and reuse
    • Building appropriate requirements packages
  • Managing conflicts, issues and changes
    • Tracing requirements from origination to implementation
    • Presenting requirements for approval and sign-off
    • Techniques for Requirements Management and Communication
  • Practice Exam Questions & Review

 Enterprise Analysis

  • Overview- Define Business Need, Assess Capability Gaps, Determine Solution Approach, Define Solution Scope, Define Business Case
    • Inputs and Outputs
  • Defining the business problem or opportunity
    • Identifying capability gaps
    • Conducting feasibility studies
    • Approving the business case
  • Charting the project investment path
    • Defining solution scope
    • Participating in project selection
  • Techniques for Enterprise Analysis
    • The business architecture
    • Document Analysis
    • Setting up the Priorities
    • Feasibility studies
    • Project scope
    • Scope Change Management
    • Business case
    • Risk assessment
    • Evaluation
  • Practice Exam Questions & Review

 Requirements Analysis

  • Overview- Prioritize Requirements, Organize Requirements, Specify and Model Requirements, Define Assumptions and Constraints, Verify Requirements, Validate Requirements
    • Inputs and Outputs
  • Progressively elaborating the real requirements
    • Structuring and specifying requirements
    • Performing gap analysis
    • Verifying and validating
    • Stating solution capabilities, assumptions and constraints
  • Applying the appropriate modeling techniques
    • Data and behavior models
    • Process and flow models
    • Usage models
  • Techniques for Analysis
    • Establish Stakeholders
    • Communication Strategy
    • List of questions
    • Determine Time
    • Initial requirements
    • Document Answers
    • JAD Sessions
    • Get formal Signoff
  • Practice Exam Questions & Review

Solution Assessment & Validation

  • Overview- Assess Proposed Solution, Allocate Requirements, Assess Organizational Readiness, Define Transition Requirements, Validate Solution, Evaluate Solution Performance
    • Inputs and Outputs
  • Ensuring solutions meet stakeholder objectives
    • Proposing alternate solutions and technology options
    • Reviewing proposed solutions relative to requirements
    • Allocating requirements across solution components
    • Defining transition requirements for the new solution
  • Assessing organizational change readiness
    • Validating that the solution meets the business need
    • Creating training and user documentation
    • Providing post-implementation support
    • Evaluating solution performance after deployment
  • Practice Exam Questions & Review

 Underlying Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Behavioral Characteristics
  • Business Knowledge
  • Communication Skills
  • Interaction Skills
  • Software Applications
  • Practice Exam Questions & Review


  • Stakeholder Analysis
  • Stakeholder Map
  • Feasibility Analysis
  • Coverage Matrix
  • Requirement Traceability Matrix
  • Requirement Documentation
  • Acceptance and Evaluation Criteria Definition
  • Benchmarking
  • Brainstorming
  • Business Rules Analysis
  • Data Dictionary and Glossary
  • Data Flow Diagrams
  • Data Modelling
  • Decision Analysis
  • Document Analysis
  • Focus Groups
  • Interface Analysis
  • Interviews
  • Non-functional Requirements Analysis
  • Observation Organization Modelling
  • Problem Tracking
  • Prototyping
  • Requirements Workshops
  • Risk Analysis
  • Scenarios and Use Cases
  • Scope Modelling
  • Sequence Diagrams
  • State Diagrams
  • Structured Walkthrough
  • Survey/Questionnaire
  • SWOT Analysis
  • User Stories
  • MoSCoW Analysis
  • Timeboxing/budgeting
  • Voting
  • Checklists
  • Force-field analysis

Test-Taking Strategies

  • The exam process: what to expect
  • Study and test tips
  • Creating your own test prep strategy
  • Discuss simulated “take home” exam and online study exam strategies
  • Certification

Benefits of CBAP® or CCBA® Certification

Given the strict requirements and rigorous application process, one would assume the certification is worthwhile, right? Well, as a matter of fact it is. There are a number of benefits that IIBA has identified to organizations to certify their BAs through the CBAP designation:

  • Employee development and recognition is enhanced.
  • CBAPs have signed a Code of Conduct, which increases the professionalism of its adherents.
  • CBAPs are identified as individuals with an advanced level of knowledge and qualifications, and follow established standards, making them a good choice for critical projects
  • CBAPs produce reliable, quality results with increased efficiency and consistency
  • Employers have a reduced risk in hiring and promoting people with the CBAP credential.

IIBA has also identified several benefits for you to become CBAP certified:

  • Demonstrates dedication and commitment to the business analysis profession
  • Ability to enhance the profession and have a voice among other professionals
  • Expedited professional advancement because the CBAP sets individuals apart
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to be an effective business analyst
  • Advanced career potential – without having to become a Project Manager!
  • Opportunity to earn more income
  • Be recognized by the organization and peers as experts in their field.

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