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General Information

Length: In-person classes – 3 days / Virtual (Live online) – 6 sessions. Anytime Learning - 18 Modules. Provides 21 contact hours, enough to apply for the CBAP.

Want to make sure that you are ready for the CBAP® exam and increase your odds of passing it on the first try?

This comprehensive workshop will prepare you for the Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®) exam and help you make the most of the limited study time you have.  The course was designed, created, and is taught by CBAP® Recipients to help others focus on the critical areas to study and to provide insights into the exam.

It is current with the framework of knowledge outlined by the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK® Guide) version 2.0 and includes over 900 sample CBAP® exam questions to make you ready and know what to expect come test time.  Additionally, you’ll learn test-taking tips and strategies, along with other practice exercises to reinforce the material.


  • Increase your confidence and improve your chances of passing the CBAP® certification exam.
  • Streamlinethe massive amounts of information required to pass the test.
  • The small-class environment, group exercises, and hundreds of sample exam questions keep you engaged and aid in your retention and learning.
  • Learn from experts. The course is designed and taught by CBAP® Recipients with extensive knowledge of the BABOK® Guide, some of whom also contributed to its development.
  • Dedication. We have 7 CBAP® Recipients on staff, ready to help you pass the exam.
  • Trusted.Study with a firm that has helped hundreds of people pass the CBAP® exam and thousands pass the PMP® exam. We know how to combine learning with test preparation in an engaging way!
  • Complete. Earn 21 CDUs, enough to apply for the CBAP® exam.

We Guarantee Success

We guarantee that you will pass the CBAP® exam. If you follow our study advice and take the exam within 3 months of the class and do not pass, please notify us in writing. If you attended an open-enrollment or private class, you can re-take our open-enrollment class at no charge (space permitting and travel not included) and we will give coaching on any areas needing improvement. You are responsible for all materials for the re-take.

  1. Before taking this course, students should fulfill the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) requirements of 7500 hours BA experience, plus specific minimum hours per Knowledge Area.
  2. This course provides sufficient CDU hours to satisfy the IIBA® requirement of 21 professional development hours. A separate application to take the CBAP® examination is required.
  3. We recommend that participants begin their CBAP® application before taking this course, although it is not necessary.
  4. We recommend students skim the BABOK® Guide prior to class.
  5. For maximum preparation value, students should be prepared to take the exam within 3 months of taking the course.
Skill Level: Advanced

All who wish to pass the CBAP® 2.0 certification exam and become a Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®). Provides 21 CDUs, enough to apply for the CBAP.

Need help with your CBAP application? Attend a public or private prep class or purchase an Anytime Learning version and view a recording of our CBAP/CCBA Application Workshop at no charge. Filled with tips, tricks, and examples, this mini course normally costs $50.

  CBAP/CCBA Application Workshop

CEUs: 2.1

To assimilate the vast amount of information needed to pass the CBAP® exam, there is a mixture of lecture, discussion, exercises, and several practice exams in the course.  Be prepared to answer practice tests to simulate the exam, with discussions about why answers were correct or incorrect.  Many students find this one of the most helpful parts of the class.  You will also learn methods of recall and retention to help retain critical information needed to pass the CBAP® exam.


Our In-Person, Virtual, and Anytime Learning classes all use the same materials:

CBAP Certification Study GuideBABOK BABOK Study Tables   CBAP Online Study Exam

  • Comprehensive 400+ page preparation study guide loaded with key terms, tips, and techniques to help you prepare for the CBAP® exam. Rated the #1 CBAP Prep Guide on Amazon.com.
  • 150-question “take home” exam simulation with detailed answer explanations, combined with the online study exam provides a focused continuing learning experience.
  • Free 90-day subscription to our online CBAP® study exam simulator (with over 900 randomized questions and detailed answer explanations).
  • PDF (Virtual) or hard-copy (in-person) of the IIBA’sBABOK® Guide
  • BABOK®Study Tables, an overview of the BABOK® Guide in a comprehensive, detailed, and highly visual package.
  • In-class exams with realistic practice questions and answer explanations.
  • Class discussions that dissect practice questions to learn how to analyze and answer them.

Introduction to CBAP® Certification

  • Overview of certification process, requirements, and application tips
  • CBAP® Exam overview
  • 21 proven exam-taking tactics and tips to reduce anxiety and increase results

BABOK® Framework

  • 7 Key Knowledge Areas
  • BABOK®  Terminology
  • Practice Exam Questions & Review

Business Analysis Planning And Monitoring

  • Overview, Inputs and Outputs
  • Planning the Requirements Approach
  • Identifying and Analyzing Stakeholders
  • Deciding how Requirements will be Managed and Traced
  • Estimating BA Activities
  • Planning of BA Communications
  • Determining Requirements Metrics for Monitoring and Reporting
  • Techniques for Planning
  • Practice Exam Questions & Review

Requirements Elicitation

  • Overview, Inputs and Outputs
  • Prepare for Elicitation
  • Conduct Elicitation Activity
  • Document Elicitation Results
  • Confirm Elicitation Results
  • Techniques for Elicitation
  • Practice Exam Questions & Review

Requirements Management and Communication

  • Overview, Inputs and Outputs
  • Manage Solution Scope and Requirements
  • Manage Requirements Traceability
  • Maintain Requirements for Re-Use
  • Prepare RequirementsPackage
  • Communicate Requirements
  • Techniques for Requirements Management and Communication
  • Practice Exam Questions & Review

Enterprise Analysis

  • Overview, Inputs and Outputs
  • Define Business Need
  • Assess Capability Gaps
  • Determine Solution Approach
  • Define Solution Scope
  • Define Business Case
  • Techniques for Enterprise Analysis
  • Practice Exam Questions & Review

Requirements Analysis

  • Overview, Inputs and Outputs
  • Prioritize Requirements
  • Organize Requirements
  • Specify and Model Requirements
  • Define Assumptions and Constraints
  • Verify Requirements
  • Validate Requirements
  • Techniques for Analysis
  • Practice Exam Questions & Review

Solution Assessment and Validation

  • Overview, Inputs and Outputs
  • Assess Proposed Solution
  • Allocate Requirements
  • Assess Organizational Readiness
  • Define Transition Requirements
  • Validate Solution
  • Evaluate Solution Performance
  • Techniques for Solution Assessment and Validation
  • Practice Exam Questions & Review

Underlying Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Behavioral Characteristics
  • Business Knowledge
  • Communication Skills
  • Interaction Skills
  • Software Applications
  • Practice Exam Questions & Review

Test-Taking Strategies

  • The exam process: what to expect
  • Study and test tips
  • Creating your own test prep strategy
  • Discuss simulated “take home” exam and online study exam strategies
  • Re-certification



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