Certification in Business Data Analytics Training - IIBA-CBDA Training

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  • 2-Day Certification Prep Course
  • High-Demand Data Analytics Training

Certification in Business Data Analytics (IIBA®- CBDA) Training

Business data analytics is the discipline by which a specific set of techniques, competencies and practices are applied to perform the continuous exploration and investigation of business data. It focuses on effective business decision-making through data analysis, enabling organizations to make more informed decisions. This two-day session will prepare you for the Certification in Business Data Analytics (IIBA®-CBDA) exam and help you make the most of your post-class study time. This course was designed to help candidates focus on the critical areas to study and to provide insights into the exam. Upon passing the exam, you will earn the Certification in Business Data Analytics (IIBA®- CBDA) awarded by the International Institute of Business Analysis™ (IIBA®).

IIBA-CBDA certification prep course key features include:

  • Instructor-led by a Certified Business Data Analytics professional
  • Invaluable tips and tricks needed to pass the exam
  • Use of real-world examples

Bundle and Save (select during registration), includes:

  • 1-Year membership to IIBA
  • 30% discount on exam fee

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2024 IIBA-CBDA Boot Camp
Jun 24,25
$1,195 USD
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$1,195 USD
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$725 USD
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Certification in Business Data Analytics (IIBA®- CBDA) Objectives

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After attending our IIBA-CBDA training course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the overall data analytics framework and the six domains
  • Articulate the role of the business analysis professional in the data analytics framework
  • Understand the various tasks in each domain and the role of the business analyst in those tasks
  • Identify and understand how to apply the core concepts described in the Guide to Business Data Analytics v.1.0
  • Learn how to apply various techniques to the data analytics effort
  • Anticipate the general types of questions that appear on the exam and learn how to answer them

Certification in Business Data Analytics Training Course Benefits

This IIBA-CBDA training course provides the essential foundation for preparing to take the IIBA-CBDA exam. In addition, you will:

Enhance your skills

Build on your foundational business data analytics knowledge with enhanced skills.

Distinguish your expertise

Distinguish yourself in the global marketplace and show advanced value to your organization as a Business Data Analytics professional.

Learn from experts

This course was designed, created, and is taught by IIBA®-CBDA certified professionals to help candidates focus on the critical areas to study and to provide insights into the exam. You will learn valuable tips and tricks needed to pass the IIBA®-CBDA exam.

Reference Materials

Each student will receive a comprehensive student guide complete with exercises and practice questions.

You'll Also Earn


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Continuing Development Units Scrum Education Units


Who Should Attend an IIBA-CBDA Exam Preparation Course?

This course is intended for business analysts and others performing business analysis tasks on data analytics initiatives and who wish to be recognized for their ability to effectively execute on those initiatives as well as those who want to prepare for the IIBA®-CBDA exam.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

IIBA-CBDA Course Format

To assimilate the concepts and techniques needed to pass the IIBA®-CBDA exam, there is a mixture of lecture, discussion, and exercises in the course. Practice questions will help you apply the learning needed to pass the IIBA®-CBDA exam.


IIBA-CBDA Exam Overview

  • Eligibility and the application
  • Exam blueprint
  • Sample exam questions

What is Business Data Analytics?

  • Business data analytics through 5 perspectives
  • Business data analytics cycle
  • Business data analytics objectives
  • Business analysis and business data analytics

Identify Research Questions

  • Define the business problem or opportunity
  • Identify and understand stakeholders
  • Assess current state
  • Define future state
  • Formulate research questions
  • Plan business data analytics approach

Source Data

  • Plan data collection
  • Determine data sets
  • Collect data
  • Validate data

Analyze Data

  • Develop data analysis plan
  • Prepare data
  • Explore data
  • Perform data analysis
  • Assess the analytics and system approach taken

Interpret and Report Analysis

  • Validate understanding of stakeholders
  • Plan stakeholder communication
  • Determine communication needs of stakeholders
  • Derive insights from data
  • Document and communicate findings for complete analysis

Use Results to Influence Business Decision-making

  • Recommend actions
  • Develop implementation plan
  • Manage change

Guide Organizational-level Strategy for Business Data Analytics

  • Organizational strategy
  • Talent strategy
  • Data strategy

20 CBDA Techniques

  • Purpose
  • Description
  • Elements / Business Data Analytics Perspective
  • Usage considerations

IIBA-CBDA Exam and Application Tips

  • Exam tips and testing strategies
  • Application tips and recertification info

Appendix – Exercise Answer Keys

IIBA-CBDA Recertification Requirements

To maintain your IIBA-CBDA certification, 20 Continuing Development Units (CDUs) need to be earned every year in addition to paying a renewal fee.

We Guarantee Success

We guarantee that you will pass the IIBA®-CBDA exam if you follow our study advice and take the exam within 6 weeks of the class. If you do not pass on your first attempt, please notify us in writing and we will re-enroll you in another IIBA®-CBDA course for FREE and assign you a coach to identify the areas you need to focus on to pass the exam. You are responsible for the cost for the exam re-take.

IIBA-CBDA Certification Courses

We offer Certification in Business Data Analytics (IIBA®- CBDA) exam preparation courses in multiple formats to meet your needs.

Virtual IIBA-CBDA Course

Web-based learning with a live instructor. Live, instructor-led virtual training leverages collaboration software platforms (e.g. Zoom) to ensure interaction and engagement of all course participants. This includes 6 months digital access to all training materials.

In-House IIBA-CBDA Course

If you have 10 or more employees seeking IIBA-CBDA training, we will deliver a private group training in the format of your choosing. We can accommodate remote employees in a virtual format or come to your office for on-site training.

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