Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)

 

Program Overview

The Certified Business Analysis Practitioner Exam is the industry-recognized assessment of Business Analysis skills, knowledge, and capabilities. Backed by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®), this exam covers seven core competency areas as well as tools and techniques commonly practiced by a seasoned analyst. This workshop is designed to assist the participant in applying for the certification and learn best practices for preparing and passing the exam. It focuses attention on key concepts throughout the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK®) version 2.0 for the greatest preparation efficiency and effectiveness.

Program Objectives :

  • Upon completion, you’ll be able to:
    o Pass the IIBA-CBAP® exam
    o Understand Business Analysis Key Concepts
    o Understand the Business Analysis Core Concept Model
    o Guide practices related to 30 business analysis tasks in six knowledge areas
    o Understand 50 business analysis tools and techniques
    o Understand the five business analysis perspectives: Agile, Business Intelligence, Information Technology, Business Architecture

and Business Process Management

Eligibility

To earn the CBAP designation, candidates must:

  • Minimum 7500 hours of BA work experience in last 10 years.
  • Minimum 35 hours of Professional Development in the past four years.
  • From the business analysis experience, a minimum of 900 hours must be in 4 of the 6 BABOK Guide Version 3 Knowledge

Areas.

  • The application process requires you to receive two reference endorsements from either a career manager, client (internal or
external), or CBAP recipient. At least, one reference must be a current contact. • Compliance with the CBAP Code of Conduct is also an important prerequisite.

Target Audience?

  • The IIBA Certified Business Analysis Professional Course is best suited for: o Aspiring business analysts with over seven to ten years of experience
    o Senior Analysis Professionals
  • Project Manager

OUTLINE SUMMARY

Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring

Elicitation

▪ Plan business analysis approach
▪ Conduct stakeholder analysis
▪ Plan business analysis activities
▪ Plan business analysis communication

▪ Plan requirements management process

▪ Manage business analysis performance

▪ Prepare for elicitation
▪ Conduct elicitation activities

▪ Document elicitation results

▪ Confirm elicitation results

 

Requirements Management and Communication

Enterprise Analysis

▪ Manage solution scope and requirements

▪ Management requirements traceability
▪ Manage requirements for reuse
▪ Prepare requirements package

▪ Communicate requirements

▪ Define business needs
▪ Assess capability gap
▪ Determine solution scope

▪ Define business case

Requirements Analysis

▪ Prioritize requirements
▪ Organize requirements
▪ Specify and model requirements
▪ Define assumptions and constraints

▪ Verify requirements
▪ Validate requirements

Solution Assessment and Validation

▪ Assess proposed solution
▪ Allocate requirements
▪ Assess organizational readiness

▪ Define transition requirements

▪ Validate solution
▪ Evaluate solution performance

Underlying Competencies

Techniques

▪ Analytical thinking and problem solving

▪ Behavioral characteristics
▪ Business knowledge
▪ Communication skills

▪ Interaction skills
▪ Software applications

▪ Listed in the BABOK®