CBAP® (Certified Business Analysis Professional) training & certification is ideal for professionals with in-depth experience in business analysis. This program offers proficiency in understanding business requirements and recommending likewise solutions that bring maximum returns.
This CBAP® online training by iTechss is based on the latest version of BABOK® Guide i.e. BABOK® Guide V3.0 provides deep understanding about internationally-accepted principles and standards of business analysis, in addition to practical knowledge of business concepts that are helpful on-the-job. CBAP® certification is valuable as more and more organizations are recognizing this credential and looking for individuals with business analysis experience.
New Certification Levels of Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®)
Along with the changes introduced in the BABOK® Guide, IIBA has implemented some amendments in the certification levels as well. New certification levels of business analysis are as follows:
|Requirement||ECBA® (Entry Certificate in Business Analysis) Level 1||CCBA® (Certification of Capability in Business Analysis) Level 2||CBAP® (Certified Business Analysis Professional)Level 3||CBATL® (Certified Business Analysis Thought Leader) Level 4|
|Business Analysis related activity Work Experience||Fresher||3000-4500 Hrs||7,500-10,500 Hrs||15000+ Hrs|
|Knowledge Area ( Chapter wise ) Work Experience||Fresher||900 Hrs in 2 of 6 KA or 400 Hrs in 4 of 6 KA||900 Hrs in 4 of 6 KA||900 Hrs in 4 of 6 KA|
|PDU(professional development Units)/CDU(continueous development units)||21 Hrs||21 Hrs||35 Hrs||35 Hrs|
|Education||Highschool or equivalent||Highschool or equivalent||Highschool or equivalent||Highschool or equivalent|
|References||2 References from a career manager/client /CBAP®||2 References from a career manager/client /CBAP®||2 References from a career manager/client /CBAP®||2 References from a career manager/client /CBAP®|
CBAP® training and certification is ideal for people working as:
Individual(Users) must have below, to appear in Certification Exam(s):
After attending online CBAP® online training with iTechss, you will earn 35 PD Hours that make you eligible for undertaking the CBAP® certification exam.
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CCBA® (Certification of Competency in Business Analysis) and CBAP® (Certified Business Analyst Professional) are the credentials awarded by IIBA® (International Institute of Business Analysis) to those professionals who have considerable amount of expertise in the profession of Business Analysis. Both the credentials are coveted ones and promise high level of recognition at work place along with considerable amount of increase in payscale. CCBA® requires 3750 hours of Business Analysis experience while CBAP® requires 7500 hours of Business Analysis experience.
Following are the prerequisites:
|BA Experience||3750 hours of BA experience over last 7 years||7500 hours of BA experience over last 10 years|
|Education||High School or Equivalent||High School or College Degree|
|Professional Development||Minimum 21 hours in past four years||Minimum 35 hours in past four years|
|Knowledge Area||Minimum 900 hours in two of the six knowledge areas or 500 hours in four of the six knowledge areas||Minimum 900 hours in four of the six knowledge areas|
|References||Two references from a career manager, client or Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) recipient||Two references from a career manager, client or Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) recipient|
|Additional||Signed Code of Conduct||Signed Code of Conduct|
|Fees||$125 application plus $325 exam|
fee ($450 for non-members)
|$125 application plus $325 exam fee ($450 for non-members)|
|Recertification||After 3 years need CDUs for recertification but the number is unknown.||Requires 60 CDUs for recertification after every 3 years.|
No, CCBA® requires you to have minimum 900 hours in two of the six knowledge areas or 500 hours in four of the six knowledge areas while in case of CBAP®, you require minimum 900 hours in four of the six knowledge areas.
Ideally a candidate is required to have spent 3570 or 7500 hours spent on Business Analysis activities (not just working hours). IIBA® has online application which requires each detail about the project and your role within that project to be filled in. Try to be as accurate as you can since IIBA® audits some of the forms annually and the candidate has to present the proofs at that time.
For the CBAP® certification, IIBA® considers work experience related to business analysis tasks. The tasks must fall in line with those covered in A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide).
Usually referred to as the BIBLE for CBAP®/ CCBA® aspirants, it is a must read for the candidates. The first and foremost step in the certification journey starts with understanding the principles of BABOK®.
IIBA has announced that the current version of BABOK Guide i.e. V2 is going to be down on 22nd September 2016. As a result, the ongoing CCBA® and CBAP® exams that are aligned to BABOK® Guide V2 will only be available up to and including September 22, 2016.
From 30 September, 2016, the new version of BABOK® Guide i.e. V3 will be implemented.
Check out why TOP REASONS TO GO FOR CBAP® before BABOK® v2 Exam Retires!
Once you meet all the prerequisites, you are all set for your examination. IIBA® determines your eligibility to sit for the exams depending upon the qualifications and details you have mentioned in the application form. You will receive an email from IIBA® with instructions in case your application is accepted. You simply have to reserve a date for the examination with the official testing agency.
Total cost (application plus exam) for IIBA® members is $450 USD.
Total cost (application plus exam) for non-members is $575 USD.
You can save money by applying for IIBA® membership. The cost of membership is $95/year.
Note: Do visit the website www.iiba.org for any doubts on the cost.
BABOK® is definitely the most important resource when it comes to preparing for CCBA®/ CBAP® credentials. But in order to aid your preparation and get the desired results, you need to enroll for formal Training sessions which will provide the rest of materials and skill building. iTechss CBAP® Online Preparatory Workshop is the ideal one which is designed in synchronization with BABOK® and is aimed towards making your certification path easier.
The CBAP® exam consists of a total of 150 questions in multiple-choice format. Primarily based on the BABOK® guide, the total time available to complete the examination is 3.5 hours. iTechss training deliverables include the certification mock tests which are the simulation of the actual CBAP® exam. Attempting these tests can help you to prepare for the exam. Write in to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or fill in this form to get a free access to a CBAP® mock test.
IIBA® does not provide any formal training, but it entitles EEPs (Endorsed Education Providers) like iTechss Virtual Academy to conduct trainings that contribute towards the required Professional Development (PD Hours). Also you can contact your local IIBA® chapter for BABOK® study groups.
The certification provides an opportunity to the professionals to get into the elite group of Business Analysts. Apart from earning professional recognition, the certificate promises salary growth. More and more organizations have started identifying the certified CBAP®/ CCBA®s and are even paying a premium for their services.
Ideally a candidate is recommended to prepare for three to four months for the certification exams. Multisoft Virtual Academy is a name which has evolved to be a seasoned and most trusted partner for CBAP®s in their certification journey. The online preparatory workshop goes a long way in enhancing the knowledge areas and providing the appropriate guidance. Check out Tips to Ace CBAP® Exam for better results.
iTechss Virtual Academy provides Online Training to the CBAP® aspirants. The program provides understanding about the business requirements and the concepts of BABOK® in detail. iTechss is an Endorsed Education Provider (EEP) and the resources provides go a long way in creating superior business analysis skills.
CCBA®/ CBAP® require you to meet certain continuing proficiency requirements in order to maintain your certification after 3 every three years. This is basically done to create an atmosphere of giving back to profession and to encourage the professional development of the recipients.
Once you get certified based on the current version aligned to BABOK® Guide v2.0, the next date of recertification will be after the cutover to the new exams on Sept 30. This means, there will be a 3 year cycle before you sit for the recertification exam.
To make it clearer, let’s take an example:
Suppose you got certified for the CCBA® or CBAP® exam before September 30, 2016. Now, for the recertification exam you have 3 years cycle by your side. This means, up to Sept 30, 2019, you can go for the recertification exam.
Sample Assessments and CBAP® mock tests are quite helpful to be acquainted with the type of questions you are going to attempt in CBAP® examination. Probably you have a fair chance of nailing it in first chance then. iTechss provides you a bank of mock tests and module wise assessments to develop your understanding about the real exam. Become exam ready with Online Training.
Business Analytics is a highly propitious stream and is deemed to be of great earning potential. Apart from CBAP®, iTechss has a vetted list of certifications which can positively impact your career
If you are new to Business Analysis and do not hold the relevant experience needed for CBAP®, you can go for CCBA®.
After the successful completion of the training with the institute, you will receive Training certificate. Also you will earn 35 PD Hours which will make you eligible for undertaking the CBAP® certification exam.
iTechss is the Endorsed Education Provider (EEP) of IIBA® and all its training sessions are conducted by CBAP® certified trainers. You can consider iTechss because of its:
Collaborative Learning Methodology: Get introduced to a Learning mechanism which has foundations in interactive and collaborative pedagogies.
24/7 Learning: iTechss provides you an access to it Learning Management System that hosts all the CBAP® learning and course material. The access is 24/7.
Flexible Schedules: Become the master of your will. Schedule your own batch or join an existing one, take your pick.
Practice to Perfection: Gaining expertise through a vast question bank with real time score and time analysis along with detailed explanation of answers.
iTechss is pursuing Endorsed Education Provider (EEP) by IIBA®️ for dissemination of Business Analysis knowledge through its industry focused and quality driven trainings.
If you are willing to upgrade your knowledge quotient, iTechss is there for you. We provide the option of flexible schedules for all the programs. For working professionals, there is an ease of learning through recorded sessions and 27/7 access to learning resources.
Yes, the trainer/instructor is accredited with CBAP® and PMP® certifications. He has 20+ years of experience as an IT professional with exposure in Software Development and Services Sector, Banking Industry, Capital Market, International Donor Agency, Government Organization, Manufacturing Industry, and NGO’s. His vast knowledge and understanding of the concepts is complemented with the actual on-job experiences. He is applauded for his noteworthy improvements in the leading MNCs. The instructors are routinely guided by iTechss to deliver the best and valuable training to the students.
Once you enroll in the program by paying the fees for the same, you get access to iTechss. You can access all the course notes, assessments and other material through LMS. The learners get access to the content for 24/7.
Yes, upon the successful completion of the training, you get a training certificate from iTechss.
You can make the online payment for the choice, of course, you want to undergo. The fee details are mentioned on the website. For making the payment, you can click on the ENROLL button which will take you to the payment gateway.
You also have the option of bank wire transfer. You can write to us at email@example.com to get the details.
No, the course fee doesn’t include the certification fee. This fee is for the CBAP® Exam Preparatory Workshop only. The candidate has to pay the fee for CBAP® certification at the time of registering for the exam at IIBA® website. It is a third party transaction and has to be done by the candidate only, although iTechss can provide the necessary assistance in filling up the form for certification exam.
iTechss provides you the certificate for Training in Business principles needed for the CBAP® Certification exam. For obtaining the CBAP® credential, the candidate has to schedule and pass the Certification exam conducted by IIBA®. Apart from providing 35 PD Hours which is a stipulated requirement for the CBAP® Certification exam, iTechss also offers assessment, mock test, and simulation to test the skills and prepare for the certification exam.
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