CBAP Exam Preparation

Show your dedication to the BA profession and strengthen your organization by becoming a certified business analyst. The Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) is a premier BA certification available from IIBA®). There are many other benefits to obtaining your CBAP credential, including establishing your knowledge and skill level, landing premier projects on the job, and a personal sense of accomplishment.

Accelerate your career path and support your organization with the following products from Watermark Learning. CBAP credential holders stand to earn higher salaries among other benefits, according to IIBA.

  • Looking for Information? Get all the
    CBAP FAQs first!
  • Ready to Apply? Visit our CBAP Certification Resources page and find help such as our application worksheets to help you organize your project hours.
  • Getting Serious? Visit our CBAP Certification Steps page for guidance on what to do each step of the way.

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IIBA members pass their CBAP!

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CBAP Certification Preparation v3.0 Course

CBAP Certification Preparation v3.0 Course

This comprehensive workshop will prepare you for the CBAP v3.0 exam and help you make the most of limited study time. It comes with a free copy of our CBAP Certification Study Guide v3.0 and a free 90-day subscription to our acclaimed CBAP v3.0 Online Study Exam for focused reinforcement and realistic practice after class.

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CBAP Online Study Exam

CBAP Certification Exam Preparation | CBAP Online Study Exam

These self-paced programs adapt as you progress in your exam preparation. Contains Warm-Up exams to get started, a Drill section to concentrate on one BABOK® Knowledge Area at a time, and a full CBAP exam simulator. Detailed feedback and summary results are provided. Plus, it's cloud based, so you can access it from any computer or device—anywhere!

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CBAP Certification Study Guide v3.0

CBAP Exam Preparation | CBAP Study Guide

This comprehensive study guide highlights all the important points of the CBAP or CCBA 3.0 exams. It helps you readily master all knowledge areas of the BABOK and focus your study time. Contains over a thoUnited Statesnd practice exam questions and answer explanations. Comes with a trial subscription to the CBAP or CCBA Online Study Exam.

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BABOK Study Tables v3.0

BABOK Study Tables

Our BABOK Study Tables give you an overview of the BABOK® Guide v3 in a comprehensive and detailed, yet highly visual package. They also are a valuable aid on the job as a quick-reference resource.

  • Drill on and memorize key concepts of the BABOK that will help you prepare for the CBAP or CCBA exam
  • Use as a quick reference when you need to access specific information from the BABOK – before and after your exam
  • Reinforce important material in a visual way from the BABOK and our CBAP Certification Study Guide v3.0 so you learn and retain the information

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BABOK Flashcards v3.0

 BABOK Flashcards

Colorful, sturdy flashcards that cover the most important BABOK terms and techniques. 336 cards to help you drill and learn the central concepts for the CBAP exam, and help you finalize your exam preparation. Our flashcards are a great companion to our study guide!

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How to Talk BA

How to Talk BA

This handy-sized resource summarizes over 300 critical BA terms and includes examples to clarify and make the terms practical. References to the BABOK Guide v3 and other top BA books are also included. It is a great resource for all levels and anyone associated with business analysis. Use it to prepare for your CBAP, CCBA, or ECBA exam and on-the-job!

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Carla Schill, CBAP

"Watermark Learning's study tools helped me know which sections I was weak on so I could focus my studying.”
—Carla Schill, CBAP (Canada)

Dave Melbye, CBAP

"The study guide was great! It provided a nice summary of each chapter of the BABOK, and the mnemonic tools were extremely helpful. The online practice tests were excellent as well, and gave me the confidence to go into the test and pass it on the first try! I thought your online practice exams were harder than the actual exam itself. Many other CBAP professionals that I talked to had the same experience. there was nothing on the exam that the study materials didn't cover.”
—Dave Melbye, CBAP (United States)

Kandi Wesselius, CBAP

"The exam simulator, and the feedback it provides when I selected the wrong answer, was so valuable!! As a result, I had more confidence in how to approach the actual exam—by reading each question thoroughly, watching for answers that sounded good but were ‘made up’ answers, looking for key words that hint at what the question is looking for, etc.  I also LOVED the study guide. It stays true to the BABOK, but augments it in a way that allowed me to take the knowledge from theory to application, which really helped me retain it.”
—Kandi Wesselius, CBAP (United States)

Pauline Downey, CBAP

"Excellent materials! The study guide and the exams are very helpful. Personally, I like the exams - that suits my learning style.”
—Pauline Downey, CBAP (United States)

Janelle W., CBAP

"The Watermark CBAP preparation class was a fantastic experience. Not only did the class cover the material needed to pass the exam, but it shared practical tips on how to prepare for the exam and get through the stress of exam day. It mapped out a timeline for that preparation that is reasonable and attainable. The instructor truly cares about her students and is willing to remain a resource even after the class ends. I recommend this to anyone wanting to become certified in the Business Analyst practice."
—Janelle W., CBAP (United States)

Barry Christenson, CBAP

"Watermark’s CBAP Certification Preparation class was the key element in earning my CBAP certification. I attended the class as offered in a virtual format and found that to be extremely informative as well as very flexible with my schedule. The instructor was excellent and provided many useful methods to enhance our learning process in addition to keeping the class interesting, and at times, humorous. While the memorization of Knowledge Areas, Tasks and Techniques was helpful, understanding the concepts to apply to scenarios was most useful to me. The practice exams were also very helpful by allowing me to assess how well I was absorbing the information and where I needed to focus my study. I highly recommend Watermark’s class and tools as preparation for this exam.”
—Barry Christenson, CBAP, Community Medical Centers (United States)

Jibs Ajia, CBAP

"I'm delighted that I passed the CBAP exam a few hours ago, on the first attempt! I worked hard to reach the suggested 80% score [in the Online Study Exam], and I only achieved it a few days before the exam. Thirty minutes before I walked into the exam center, I was able to score 100% in a KA. That boosted my confidence level that made me finish the test within 2 hours. This is an excellent tool, and I would seriously recommend anyone preparing for the CBAP exam to make good use of this resource. Its much tougher than the real exam.”
—Jibs Ajia, CBAP (United States)