Practice Area

Business Analysis

Preparation for the CBAP® Exam

  • Traditional Classroom: 4-day
  • Virtual Instructor-led: TBD

The International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®) has created the Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) to help business analysts get the most out of their experience and demonstrate their expertise within the BA profession. This 4-day course will help you prepare and successfully complete the CBAP certification.

By the end of this course, you will have a thorough understanding of The Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK) knowledge areas that define the responsibilities and skills of a business analyst. It explains some of the industry’s best practices associated with analysis and provides the knowledge to apply the basic framework for analyzing business problems as outlined by the BABOK Guide version 3.0.

Participants will learn all they need to pass the exam through classroom exercises, homework assignments, and simulated exams, all of which encourage active participation throughout this course. This course is in compliance with BABOK® 3.0 and will help you meet the eligibility criteria of 35 hours of professional development to be eligible for the CBAP® certification.

Target Audience

Individuals who will benefit from this course include candidates eligible to take CBAP certification and experienced business analysts or project managers looking to gain an understanding of industry best practices on business analysis.


Participants should have basic business analysis training and experience as a business analyst. Participants are asked to bring their copies of the BABOK® Guide version 3.0 to class.

Learning Objectives

  • Become familiar with IIBA and the BABOK Guide version 3.0.
  • Learn the seven knowledge areas of business analysis:
    • Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring
    • Elicitation and Collaboration
    • Requirements Life Cycle Management
    • Strategy Analysis
    • Requirements Analysis and Design Definition
    • Solution Evaluation
    • Underlying Competencies
  • Describe recommended techniques for BA functions.
  • Practice test-taking strategies with daily tests.
  • Prepare your own study plan.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to IIBA and BABOK Guide v. 3.0
Module 2: Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring
Module 3: Elicitation and Collaboration
Module 4: Requirements Life Cycle Management
Module 5: Strategy Analysis
Module 6: Requirements Analysis and Design Definition
Module 7: Solution Evaluation
Module 8: Underlying Competencies
Module 9: Techniques and Perspectives for the Business Analysis Functions
Module 10: Perspectives to Adjust the BA Work to Specific Initiatives
Students will receive:
  • Student Guide and Study Materials
  • Full Trial Exam for Studying
  • Homework Assignments

BAV214-4 Course Code

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