Preparation for the CBAP® Certification Exam

Course description

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 class room games, homework assignments, and simulated exams, all of which encourage active participation throughout this course. This course is in compliance with the BABOK Guide version 3.0 and will help you meet the eligibility criteria of 35 hours of professional development to be eligible for the CBAP certification.

Who should attend

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.

Prerequisites

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.

What you will achieve

  • 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.

What you will learn

Course Outline
Day One
  • Module 1: Introduction to IIBA and BABOK Guide v. 3.0
  • Requirements for the CBAP Certification
  • Module 2: Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring
  • Take-Home Test for Day 1 Materials
Day Two
  • Module 3: Elicitation and Collaboration
  • Module 4: Requirements Life Cycle Management
  • Module 5: Strategy Analysis
  • Take-Home Test for Day 2 Materials
Day Three
  • Module 6: Requirements Analysis and Design Definition
  • Module 7: Solution Evaluation
  • Take-Home Test for Day 3 Materials
Day Four
  • Module 8: Underlying Competencies
  • Module 9: Techniques and Perspectives for the Business Analysis Functions
  • Test-Taking Strategies and Tips
  • Trial Exam and Review
Students will receive:
  • Student Guide and Study Materials
  • Full Trial Exam for Studying
  • Homework Assignments