Equip yourself with advanced business analysis skills with this CBAP certification. Learn about the best practices to create the preferred business outcomes for your organization. This comprehensive Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) certification exam preparation course will train you on all key Business Analysis concepts and help you pass the exam confidently.
The CBAP certification course is fully aligned with the latest Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK Guide) v3. CBAP is a professional certification for individuals with extensive business analysis (BA) experience, offered by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) to practitioners who demonstrate their understanding by passing the CBAP course exam.
KnowledgeHut is an Endorsed Education Provider (EEP) of IIBA. This CBAP training is delivered through PRISM, KnowledgeHut’s Immersive Learning platform both in a blended learning and self-paced mode.
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Why should you go for a CBAP certification?
In today’s world ridden with complexity and uncertainty, Business Analysts are ever more critical to delivering the best business outcomes for their organizations. With an average salary of US$ 92,470, CBAP certified professionals are highly valued across industries and earn 26 percent higher than their peers on average.
Steps to get the Certified Business Analysis Professional certification
Strengthen your expertise of business analysis processes and concepts with IIBA certifications. Validate your expertise as a BA professional with the CBAP certification and take advantage of wider, better job prospects. Not sure where to start with your CBAP certification? Just follow these simple steps to get our CBAP training:
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Understand the core concept of Planning and Monitoring in this CBAP certification module. Learn the tasks and their corresponding outputs required to plan and coordinate the efforts of business analysts and stakeholders, the Business Analysis Approach task, the inputs, elements, guidelines and tools, techniques used in developing the Business Analysis Approach, the stakeholders the BA collaborate with and the output.
In this module of our CBAP course, understand the tasks business analysts perform to structure and organize requirements, specify and model, verify and validate the information and decide on the best solution to meet business needs.
In this module of our CBAP course, understand the tasks a business analysts performs to assess the performance of and value delivered by a solution in use in the enterprise and recommend removal of barriers or constraints that prevent the full realisation of the value.
In this module of our CBAP course, understand the unique characteristics of business analysis when practiced in the context of agile environments along with the scope of change the Business Analyst engage in when working in an Agile environment, including the breadth of change, depth of change, value and solution delivered, the approach to delivery and major assumptions along with the change sponsor, change targets and agents, the BA proposition and outcome.
Through this CBAP online training module, understand the unique characteristics of the BA when practiced in the context of developing and improving business processes, the scope of change the Business Analyst engage in when working in business process management perspective, including the breadth of change, depth of change, value and solution delivered, the delivery approach and major assumptions.
This module of our CBAP certification course helps you understand the Core skills included in Analytical Thinking and Problem-Solving Competencies, Behavioural Characteristics Competency, Business Knowledge Competency, Communications Competency, Interaction Skills Competency and Tools and Technology Competencies along with their purposes, Definition and Usage.
A Certified Business Analysis Professional is a respected member of the business analysis community. A CBAP analyzes business data from different sources, communicates his findings, and helps their organization make better, more informed decisions.
The CBAP course has been thoughtfully designed to help you stand out as a leading, senior member of the business analysis community. At the end of this certified business analysis professional certification, you’ll be able to:
Leverage key business analysis tools and processes to plan and monitor projects.
You’ll be able to improve stakeholder collaboration and drive performance improvements.
Apply elicitation processes for improved stakeholder management.
Manage requirements across the lifecycle of the project.
Apply strategy analysis to manage change and risks.
Understand solution evaluation and underlying competencies.
Be a successful BA driving best business outcomes for your organization.
Yes, the CBAP certification is definitely valuable. As a certified professional, this credential validates your experience in business analysis and your commitment to a career as a business analyst. You are also considered a part of an elite business analyst community.
Both the CBAP and PMP are prized, globally renowned certifications, but each of them is targeted towards a different domain. Aspiring business analysts can opt for CBAP, and aspiring project managers can opt for the PMP credential.
The CBAP certificate is offered by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), the global leader in business analysis competency guidelines. IIBA is a world-renowned body dedicated to helping professionals, leaders and organizations gain an in-depth understanding of real-world business analysis situations.
You can study on your own and take the examination directly from IIBA without attending a CBAP certification training course. However, this may prove to be very challenging.
To stay abreast of the latest guidelines from IIBA and the CBAP certification requirements, it is highly recommended that you get trained for the CBAP certification by an IIBA-registered Endorsed Education Provider (EEP) like KnowledgeHut. You’ll benefit from comprehensive CBAP exam preparation support and a 100% satisfaction guarantee.
You will get detailed information about applying for the CBAP exam in IIBA’s Core BA Certification Handbook. The handbook provides information on all testing modalities, policies, and procedures for obtaining and maintaining the CBAP certification. You will find tips and important information on the certification process.
Yes, you should have completed the 35 CBAP contact hours before submitting your CBAP application. You would need to enter the course details together with the date of completion on the CBAP application form before submitting.
The BABOKGuide refers toA Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK Guide), developed via a rigorous consensus-driven standards process and incorporates the collective wisdom and experience of experts in the BA field from around the world. The latest edition is v3.0.
The BABOK Guide v3is a great resource and an extremely useful one to prepare for the CBAP exam. It defines the skills and knowledge required by business analysis professionals covering the six knowledge areas and the business analysis competency model. It extends its scope beyond business analysis in projects to address agile development, business process management, business intelligence, and business architecture.
The time you require depends on your effort and capability as well as your experience and qualifications. You would need to attend 35 Hours of CBAP training under a Certified BA Trainer following which you will be required to take an exam to demonstrate your knowledge of Business Analysis to get certified. Once you pursue the certified business analysis professional training and pass the exam, you are declared CBAP certified and can instantly download your certificate.
Renewing your certification enables you to demonstrate your commitment to continuing professional development. It also demonstrates the value of your knowledge in Business Analysis to employers, peers, and colleagues.
Completing your preparation for the CBAP exam depends on how familiar you already are with the course curriculum, your existing work experience, and other factors. If you’re talking about getting certified from scratch, it depends on whether you’ll be signing up for a certified business analysis professional training or not.
Yes, it is possible to take the CBAP exam online. The option of CBAP exam remote online proctoring is also available. This new option provides flexibility to take the exam online anywhere in the world. You can also go with the test center option if you wish.
PD hours are Professional Development hours issued by International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA). They are earned by completing educational training or learning opportunities, which serve to validate your participation and continued proficiency in the principles and practices of Business Analysis in line with the BABOK Guide. 1 hour of Professional Development = 1 Contact Hour.
CDUs are Continuing Development Units needed for maintaining one’s IIBA certification. They can be earned by participating in formal training opportunities, like certified courses from any accreditation body, and other forms of learning opportunities like webinars, self-study courses, etc.
PDUs are Professional Development Units issued by the Project Management Institute, Inc (PMI). They can be earned by completing educational training or learning opportunities, which serve to validate your participation and continued proficiency in the principles and practices of project management.
‘PDU’ refers to measuring units used to quantify your professional development as part of the PMI’s Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) program. 1 PDU = 1 hour of learning/activity.
PDUs recognize your dedication to the project management world through the award of credits for every educational effort you make throughout your career. PDUs are offered by the PMI and requires you to earn a specific number of PDUs per three-year certification cycle.
PDs recognize your dedication to the project management world through the award of credits for every educational effort you make throughout your career. PDs are offered by the IIBA and requires you to earn a specific number of PDUs per three-year certification cycle.
You can earn PD hours by attending training programs offered by an Endorsed Education Provider (EEP) of IIBA or by eligible organizations/universities. Whenever you attend a IIBA congress, webinar, conference, or any other event or indulge in self-directed learning, you can earn PDs.
For a training program/course to qualify towards IIBA’s Professional Development requirement, it must meet the following criteria:
It must be moderated/facilitated similar to a formal course (i.e., there must be a moderator for the session, or a facilitator/instructor who leads the group/individual through the material).
There must be a measurable learning objective (or set of objectives), and those must be directly applicable to the role of the business analyst (i.e., in terms of either changing behavior or improving skills).
It cannot simply be a presentation on a specific topic.
There must be the opportunity for students to interact with the material (e.g., be able to ask questions, make the learning meaningful).
An opportunity to practice the task or objective being presented and, be assessed by the facilitator/moderator.
The subject matter must be directly aligned with the BABOK Guide.
To qualify, courses must also be completed by the application submitted date and have a start date within the last four years from the application submitted date.
KnowledgeHut’s CBAP certification course automatically qualifies towards the professional development requirement of IIBA as KnowledgeHut is an EEPTM of IIBA.
You can earn PDUs by attending training programs offered by PMI Authorized Training Partners or by organizations or universities. Whenever you attend a PMI congress, webinar, conference, or any other event or indulge in self-directed learning, you can earn PDUs.
The requirements for some categories of CDUs are more lenient. Self-study courses, webinars, professional development meetings, and other less formal training opportunities to learn about business analysis can all qualify for CDUs. As is the case with PDUs, an offering can qualify for CDUs even if it’s not pre-endorsed by IIBA as long as the opportunity meets the requirements of the CDU category you list it under. For more information, please refer the CBAP recertification handbook.
You can start earning and recording PDUs as soon as you earn a PMI certification. Any activities you have completed before earning your certification will not count as PDUs for your newly acquired certification.
No, you do not need to submit any supporting documentation to report new PDUs. However, it is recommended that you keep a folder of all PDU-related documentation handy for at least 18 months post your Continual Certification Requirement (CCR) cycle, so it is readily available should you be randomly selected for an audit.
The submission of a CBAP exam application indicates your agreement to comply with IIIBA’s terms of the audit process. All applications are subject to an audit, although only a percentage of applications are selected for audit.
The purpose of the audit is to enhance the credibility of the certification programs and maintain the high standard established.
You have 90 days to submit the requested documentation. Provided you submit all the necessary documentation to meet the terms and requirements of the audit process, the audit should take just about five to seven business days to complete.
If your audit does not pass, IIBA will provide further details on the reason via email and your application will not be approved. All fees paid will be forfeited. You may reapply after you have remedied the reasons for the audit not passing. You may also appeal the decision by contacting IIBA at email@example.com.
You will need to get a colleague, peer, client, or sponsor to verify programs and/or projects that you were the manager or supervisor for. The person would need to have sufficient knowledge of the project to be able to verify your BA experience.
Yes, once you pay the CBAP Certification fee or complete the CBAP application audit, you will receive an approval email/audit verification confirmation email from IIBA. This email consists of your IIBA Eligibility ID which is compulsory for you to schedule your CBAP exam.
Note: You can also recover your IIBA Eligibility ID on the myIIBA section of the IIBA website in case you lose the email.
IIBA does not provide scores for any of the certification exams. This is a common practice for professional certifications provided by professional member associations like IIBA. . Performance indicators are provided to help candidates target their preparation for an exam retake/plans to improve performance on the job. They are intended for the candidates’ support not for comparison with other candidates.
The IIBA Certification Digital Bade Program allows you to easily share verified proof of your distinguished IIBA certification wherever and whenever you choose. IIBA has partnered with Accredible to provide you with a digital badge that displays your professional qualifications and achievements. Your badge also comes with valuable job market information to help you advance your career.
The CBAP Certification workshop at KnowledgeHut is delivered through PRISM, our immersive learning experience platform, via two modes of delivery:
Get the best of both worlds with live and interactive instructor-led training sessions along with the convenience and flexibility of self-paced learning.
Listen, learn, ask questions, and get all your doubts clarified from your instructor, who is an experienced practitioner.
You also get to collaborate and learn from the experience of your peers in real-world simulations and activities.
Learn conveniently at your own pace, whenever and wherever you choose and benefit from the limitless educational possibility that comes with lifetime access. The entire courseware, the CBAP classes, and all the features of our immersive learning experience platform will remain at your fingertips whenever you wish to refresh concepts and clear your doubts.
Our CBAP trainers are experienced BA professionals and experts who have immense experience in leading, applying, coaching, and teaching about project management.
Our dedicated team of coaches deliver training on par with the standard of excellence as set out by IIBA. Every candidate receives the same high-quality content irrespective of the trainer and the location. They help you further develop the competencies and skills you need to make a difference in your organization. All this is up for grabs through our certified business analysis professional course
Our workshops are structured in three parts – pre-workshop, workshop and post-workshop – to provide you with a completely immersive learning experience. This tried and tested workshop structure has worked well with thousands of ITSM professionals we’ve helped upskill over the years.
Pre-workshop: Take our diagnostic assessment before the workshop and benchmark your skill levels at the start of the course. This allows you to map and demonstrate your skills learning progression as you reach the end of the course.
Workshop: Join the live and interactive instructor-led sessions right from within PRISM, our immersive learning experience platform with a state-of-the-art intelligent coding environment. Experience immersive learning with assignments, assessments, recall quizzes, mock tests and much more.
Post-workshop: We don’t just impart skills but also want to make sure that you implement them post the course. To help you with this, we are always in touch with you through newsletters, webinars or next version trainings. Some post-training deliverables lined-up for you are:
Instructor-led session recordings
Access to alumni network
Continued social learning with discussion forums, group messenger and one-to-one messaging.
Additional workshops on advanced level concepts
Regular emails, blogs, articles, emails, newsletters, tutorials and other such rich informational content.
A unique feature of our CBAP certification course is the highly engaging, immersive learning you experience. You get to learn, practice, assess, get insights on your learning, and personalize your learning journey.
LEARN: Engaging self-learning videos, smart flashcards, interactive eBooks and recall quizzes help reinforce your learning. You also get to maximize your learning potential with collaborative social learning via discussion forums and group and one-to-one messaging.
PRACTICE: Case studies and real-time simulations help you gain confidence and get productive from day one.
ASSESS: Assess your skills at every stage with a variety of questions ranging from multiple choice to code-based, completely auto-graded by the system. Assignments and projects within our inbuilt and intelligent development environment give you micro “work-like” experiences. Test your subject matter comprehension through diagnostic, module level and final assessments.
GET INSIGHTS: Based on your performance in the assessments, assignments, and projects, you gain deep insights on your progress, which help you identify areas you are good at and where you need to improve. All you need to do is follow recommendations and enhance your skill proficiency from where you are to where you want to get.
PRISM is KnowledgeHut’s state-of-the-art learning experience platform. PRISM is designed to provide a highly engaging, immersive learning experience with you at the center of the learning.
PRISM supports all types of courses, including on-demand self-paced learning, blended learning, and live virtual classes. Here are some key features of the platform:
Learners can watch videos, join live sessions directly, and even book 1 - 1 mentoring sessions with expert instructors easily, using a single dashboard.
Integrated Practice Environment runs directly in the user’s browser, offering a complete set of development tools to allow learners to practice what they’ve learned.
Feature-rich videos with detailed explanations are augmented by flash cards, interactive e-reading content and quick recall quizzes designed to strategically reinforce learning.
Diagnostic, module-level and final assessments give learners valuable insights, allowing them to map and demonstrate their skills learning progression through the course.
Learners get micro work-like experiences from auto-graded projects that help them learn on the job, much like developers in leading tech companies.
Social Learning tools include a discussion board that features questions posted by other learners on the system and responses by both mentors and learners. Additionally, one-to-one and group messaging is also available.
Comprehensive reports give both organizations and learners a deep and thorough insight into skills progression.
Yes, your course material for the certified business analysis professional online training will be provided in advance. You will receive an email with a link to set your password a few days in advance of the scheduled course. Once you log in to PRISM, you will have access to the study plan and all the course material.
We currently use the Zoom platform for video conferencing and will soon be adding more integrations with Webex and Microsoft Teams. However, all the sessions and the recordings will be available right from within our learning platform. Learners will not need to wait for any notifications or links or install any additional software.
With our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee policy, you are assured of the highest standards of quality. At KnowledgeHut, we strive to ensure that your learning experience with us is beyond reproach. However, if for any reason your expectations are not met, we will refund the course fee in accordance with our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee policy.
Note*: In case of refunds, it will be credited back to your account within 10-15 business days of the refund request.
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Yes, we have scholarships available for students and veterans with grants that can vary up to 50% of the course fees.
To avail scholarships, please get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org. The team shall send across the forms and instructions to you. Based on the responses and answers that we receive, our panel of experts decides on the Grant. Please note that the entire process could take about 7 to 15 days.
Yes, group discounts are available and apply to groups as small as three (3) participants. The more participants that attend a training course, the greater the discount. By registering in groups, you can typically save up 20% to 30% on the CBAP certification cost. For more details, please check out our upcoming schedules.
What learners are saying about the CBAP Online Training
Raam ChawareSr. Business Analyst
Shashank, our trainer helped us get a perspective into reading BABOK v3 and helped answer the questions which I had. Also, the study material provided by Knowledge Hut is very useful. good job!
Attended Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®)Certification workshop in January 2022
Kaustubh JagdaleBusiness Analyst
The CBAP course roadmap was perfectly designed. Trainer Sairam Bingi has all the skills to mould a person into a Business Analyst. Sai delivered the course very well. My Business Analysis skills have improved a lot. Sai has suggested good learning techniques. Thank you knowledge hut for providing the best trainers through your platform. Thank you Sai.
Attended Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®)Certification workshop in May 2021
The KnowledgeHut trainer has extensive experience and was able to relate the different KA and tasks using scenarios that he was using. Great learning. Looking forward to implementing the BA tools!
Attended Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®)Certification workshop in September 2020
This course was good. Look forward to more real-time examples from the industry during the post-course mentorship.
Attended Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®)Certification workshop in May 2020
Aravinda RProject Manager
Had a great learning experience with a great trainer from KnowledgeHut. He clarified all of our questions with practical examples from his real-world experience.
Attended Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®)Certification workshop in May 2020
It was really REALLY helpful that Sai emphasized the context of business analysis during the first couple days before diving deep into the contents of the BABOK. I liked he suggested follow-up and reviewed them and gave us feedback. I was able to confirm what I was learning during the session. This is critical especially you are experienced BA, and sometimes need to remind yourself you are learning BABOK. Sai has an in depth knowledge in BABOK and beyond. And his stories are engaging.
Attended Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®)Certification workshop in May 2020
Rizwan AliIT Consultant
The training was awesome. The trainer covered the contents of the course within the required time with relatable examples from the industry. The training material was aligned with the latest version of BABOK.
Attended Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®)Certification workshop in April 2020
Kim StephensCertified Business Analysis
A thorough review of all of the business analysis knowledge areas with exam tips. I liked the convenience of an online course with choice of many dates!
Attended Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®)Certification workshop in January 2020