Dynamic Interactive Virtual Course


Traditional In-Person Workshop


  • 4 Hours on Demand
  • 2 x 3 Hour Virtual Session
  • 1 Day in Person

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We’ll start by providing an overview, including common terms, concepts, techniques, and models that all business analysts must know to pass the CBAP® examination.  The heart of IIBA certification is demonstrated knowledge of the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® v 3.0 (BABOK®) so in this course we dive  deeply into each Knowledge Area: Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring; Elicitation & Collaboration; Requirements Life Cycle Management; Strategy Analysis; Requirements Analysis & Design Definition; Solution Evaluation we will also have a module dedicated to Underlying Competencies. As the new version of the BABOK®    v 3.0 expands the scope of business analysis, providing essential direction and support for practitioners in areas such as agile, business intelligence, information technology, business architecture and business process management we will provide valuable insight to these areas. . We’ll explore the certifying body—the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)—and the requirements for certification. The CBAP course will take you through the application and examination processes, including tips, tools, and best practices for packaging your Business Analyst experience and education on the application. Next, we’ll familiarize you with the professional standards and ethics of the CBAP® certification. And we’ll conclude this module with a look at how the examination is structured and show you the best way to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of your exam preparation.


This course will not only prepare you to successfully pass the CBAP exam on your first try but it will also give additional tools to be a stellar BA professional.



Getting Started

  • Defining the Business Analyst Function
  • An Introduction to the BABOK® Guide
  • Business Analyst Roles and Relationships through the Project Life Cycle

The CBAP® certification

  • The certification application processes
  • Introduction to the CBAP® examination
  • Philosophy of the exams
  • Overview of CBAP® exam content
  • The professional code of conduct

Business Analysis Key Concepts

  • The Business Analysis Core Concept Model
  • Key Terms
  • Requirements Classification Schema
  • Stakeholders
  • Requirements and Designs

Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring

  • Plan Business Analysis Approach
  • Plan Stakeholder Engagement
  • Plan Business Analysis Governance
  • Plan Business Analysis Information Management
  • Identify Business Analysis Performance Improvements

Elicitation and Collaboration

  • Prepare for Elicitation
  • Conduct Elicitation
  • Confirm Elicitation Results
  • Communicate Business Analysis Information
  • Manage Stakeholder Collaboration

Requirements Life Cycle Management

  • Trace Requirements
  • Maintain Requirements
  • Prioritize Requirements
  • Assess Requirements Changes
  • Approve Requirements

Strategy Analysis

  • Analyze Current State
  • Define Future State
  • Assess Risks
  • Define Change Strategy

Requirements Analysis and Design Definition

  • Specify and Model Requirements
  • Verify Requirements
  • Validate Requirements
  • Define Requirements Architecture
  • Define Design Options
  • Analyze Potential Value and Recommend Solution

Solution Evaluation

  • Measure Solution Performance
  • Analyze Performance Measures
  • Assess Solution Limitations
  • Assess Enterprise Limitations
  • Recommend Actions to Increase Solution Value

Chapter 9: Underlying Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Behavioral Characteristics
  • Business Knowledge
  • Communication Skills
  • Interaction Skills

Summary and Next Steps

  • Tool Box Review
  • Getting Prepared for the CPBA Exam