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  • 32 hours of instructor-led training/ 24 hours of e-learning content
  • Two Simulation exams aligned to IIBA and four practice exams
  • 11 case studies & 12 end-of-chapter quizzes
  • Aligned to BABOK® Guide Version 3
  • 35 IIBA PDEs offered
  • 25 PMI PDUs offered

Course description

  • What is the primary focus of this course?

    CBAP® is the most popular business analysis course internationally, and It is aligned with the 2016 release of CBAP® by IIBA. It will empower you to develop the skills to be proficient in business analysis, while also enabling you to clear your IIBA–CBAP® exam in the first attempt. With this course, you will build expertise in the six knowledge areas defined in BABOK® Guide Version 3: business analysis planning & monitoring, elicitation, requirements management & communication, enterprise analysis, requirements analysis and solution assessment & validation.

  • Course objectives

    Upon completion, you’ll be able to:

    • Pass the IIBA-CBAP® exam (Most Simplilearn students pass on the first try.)
    • Understand Business Analysis Key Concepts
    • Understand the Business Analysis Core Concept Model
    • Guide practices related to 30 business analysis tasks in six knowledge areas
    • Understand 50 business analysis tools and techniques
    • Understand the five business analysis perspectives: Agile, Business Intelligence, Information Technology, Business Architecture and Business Process Management

  • Who should take this course?

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

Course preview

    • Lesson 01 - Introduction to CBAP® Certification 12:33
      • 1.1 Introduction to CBAP® Certification12:33
    • Lesson 02 - Introduction to BABOK® V3 18:12
      • 2.1 Introduction to BABOK® V302:41
      • 2.2 Business Analysis10:16
      • 2.3 Competencies of a Business Analyst
      • 2.4 Techniques referred to by BABOK® V304:25
      • 2.5 Quiz
      • 2.6 Key Takeaways00:50
    • Lesson 03 - Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring 32:26
      • 3.1 Introduction to Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring10:55
      • 3.2 Plan Stakeholder Engagement10:09
      • 3.3 Plan Business Analysis Governance02:55
      • 3.4 Plan Business Analysis Information Management02:30
      • 3.5 Identify Business Analysis04:35
      • 3.6 Quiz
      • 3.7 Key Takeaways01:22
      • 3.8 Case Study
    • Lesson 04 - Elicitation and Collaboration 33:40
      • 4.1 Introduction to Elicitation and Collaboration03:01
      • 4.2 Prepare For Elicitation03:39
      • 4.3 Conduct Elicitation19:09
      • 4.4 Confirm Elicitation Results01:51
      • 4.5 Communicate Business Analysis Information01:55
      • 4.6 Manage stakeholder collaboration02:59
      • 4.7 Quiz
      • 4.8 Key Takeaways01:06
      • 4.9 Case Study
    • Lesson 05 - Requirements Life Cycle Management 38:55
      • 5.1 Introduction to Requirements Life Cycle Management05:45
      • 5.2 Trace Requirements04:07
      • 5.3 Maintain Requirements03:01
      • 5.4 Prioritize Requirements12:44
      • 5.5 Assess Requirements Changes04:36
      • 5.6 Approve Requirements06:32
      • 5.7 Quiz
      • 5.8 Key Takeaways02:10
      • 5.9 Case Study
    • Lesson 06 - Strategy Analysis 58:24
      • 6.1 Introduction to Strategy Analysis04:32
      • 6.2 Analyze Current State14:19
      • 6.3 Define Future State18:11
      • 6.4 Assess Risks07:21
      • 6.5 Define Change Strategy12:30
      • 6.6 Quiz
      • 6.7 Key Takeaways01:31
      • 6.8 Case Study
    • Lesson 07 - Requirements Analysis and Design Definition 1:03:35
      • 7.1 Introduction to Requirements Analysis and Design Definition05:33
      • 7.2 Specify and Model Requirements30:43
      • 7.3 Verify Requirements04:58
      • 7.4 Validate Requirements03:12
      • 7.5 Define Requirements Architecture03:54
      • 7.6 Define Design Options05:40
      • 7.7 Analyze Potential Value and Recommend Solution07:19
      • 7.8 Quiz
      • 7.9 Key Takeaways02:16
      • 7.10 Case Study
    • Lesson 08 - Solution Evaluation 37:55
      • 8.1 Introduction to Solution Evaluation04:23
      • 8.2 Measure Solution Performance05:33
      • 8.3 Analyze Performance Measures07:42
      • 8.4 Assess Solution Limitations04:28
      • 8.5 Assess Enterprise Limitations08:07
      • 8.6 Recommend Actions to Increase Solution Value06:25
      • 8.7 Quiz
      • 8.8 Key Takeaways01:17
      • 8.9 Case Study
    • Lesson 09 - Agile Perspective 31:53
      • 9.1 Introduction to Agile Perspective01:12
      • 9.2 Change Scope03:55
      • 9.3 Business Analysis Scope01:52
      • 9.4 Approaches and techniques09:09
      • 9.5 Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring03:37
      • 9.6 Elacitation and collboration02:17
      • 9.7 Reqquirements life cycle management01:52
      • 9.8 Strategy Analysis01:10
      • 9.9 Requirement analysis and design definition03:33
      • 9.10 Solution evaluation01:49
      • 9.11 Quiz
      • 9.12 Key Takeaways01:27
      • 9.13 Case Study
    • Lesson 10 - Business Intelligence Perspective 26:14
      • 10.1 Introduction to Business Intelligence Perspective01:21
      • 10.2 Change Scope03:12
      • 10.3 Business Analysis Scope01:58
      • 10.4 Methodologies And Approaches03:34
      • 10.5 Underlying Competencies00:43
      • 10.6 Impact On Knowledge Areas14:05
      • 10.7 Quiz
      • 10.8 Key Takeaways01:21
      • 10.9 Case Study
    • Lesson 11 - Information Technology Perspective 27:56
      • 11.1 Introduction to Information Technology Perspective02:09
      • 11.2 Change Scope04:34
      • 11.3 Business Analysis Scope03:03
      • 11.4 Methodologies01:11
      • 11.5 Underlying Competencies01:14
      • 11.6 Impact on Knowledge Areas14:30
      • 11.7 Quiz
      • 11.8 Key Takeaways01:15
      • 11.9 Case Study
    • Lesson 12 - Business Architecture Perspective 39:40
      • 12.1 Introduction to Business Architecture Perspective02:09
      • 12.2 Change Scope02:53
      • 12.3 Business Analysis Scope01:47
      • 12.4 Business Architecture Reference Models14:12
      • 12.5 Underlying Competencies00:40
      • 12.6 Impact On Knowledge Areas16:23
      • 12.7 Quiz
      • 12.8 key Takeaways01:36
      • 12.9 Case Study
    • Lesson 13 - Business Process Management Perspective 30:36
      • 13.1 Introduction to Business Process Management Perspective01:24
      • 13.2 Change Scope05:00
      • 13.3 Business Analysis Scope02:19
      • 13.4 Frameworks, Methodologies and Techniques06:47
      • 13.5 Underlying Competencies00:42
      • 13.6 Impact on Knowledge Areas12:41
      • 13.7 Quiz
      • 13.8 Key Takeaways01:43
      • 13.9 Case Study
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Exam & certification FREE PRACTICE TEST

  • How do you become a CBAP® certified professional?

    Becoming a certified professional can be accomplished in just a few easy steps.
    • Obtain a formal CBAP® training from an IIBA Endorsed Education Provider like Simplilearn.
    • Acquire the IIBA membership and apply for the CBAP® exam online on CBAP’s official website, for a total fee of $450.
    • Upon passing the exam, you will be awarded the CBAP® certification from IIBA

  • What are the prerequisites for the CBAP® Certification?

    The IIBA-CBAP® course requires:

    • Minimum 7500 hours of work experience in the last 10 years, 900 hours of which should be in four out of the six BABOK® Guide Version 3 Knowledge areas
    • A minimum 25 hours of Professional Development in the past four years
    • Two references from a career manager, client or Certified Business Analysis Professional - CBAP®
    • A Signed Code of Conduct
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Hariharan Krishnaswamy

I was working as a business analyst at HCL. Simplilearn course instilled the habit of thinking about the bigger picture. The learnings from this course have helped me enhance my performance at work and gain a mid-term increase in my salary.

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Abhisek Mondal

Certified Business Analysis Program course material is quite extensive and videos were very intuitive. All the concepts were articulated very well. Two good experiences worth mentioning were - (1) In between there was an upgrade of the Learning Management System and the LMS was down for 3 days. To compensate for that they gave us an additional time of 1 month to complete the course. (2) I completed the course but forgot to download the certificate. I realized it only a couple of days after my access had expired. I requested that I be given access to the system for a couple of hours so that I can download the certificate. I was immediately given access to the system for 3 days - No questions asked. This was wonderful. Overall I would say, SimpliLearn is Simply Fabulous

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Ritesh Shah

Chart provided by the trainer for Knowledge areas, Tasks, Techniques, competencies is a good one-pager to understand the entire framework.

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Musheer Ahmed Shaik

The program is excellent, and well designed for Project Managers. All the topics are well covered, and the added advantage is we get support from the professionals.

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Arja Naveen

I liked the active participation, and participants were encouraged to share their experiences. The approach of allowing participants to ask questions then and there was beneficial to all.

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Great Video's to learn the Business Analysis, really helpful.

Esther Priyanka P.

The trainer was great in explaining the application process. He was very articulate and patient. Simplilearn helped me built a lot of confidence while doing this course. Initially, I was worried that the course would be tough, but when the trainer is so confident that his students will clear the exam then that is a whole new level of boosting. Thank you Simplilearn.

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Caleb Navarro

The trainer took the time to answer every single question, he is skilled and explained how to think of the BA framework from the right perspective. The sessions were very interactive and focused on content and explained each knowledge area in detail.

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Olga Barrett

Great class. I really enjoyed the methodology of teaching... the study materials are appropriately designed and easy to follow...

Amanda Stephens

I enjoyed the training and intend to go for the CBAP certification. It would be wonderful to do a small project in the class or more exercises. Loved the star bucks cup project we went through.

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Koteswara Tumuluru

Very useful, informative and well designed. Thank you.

Shashank Shinde

I work as a senior business analyst and I have opted for the CBAP online self-learning course from Simplilearn. The course content is very comprehensive and easy to grasp. For working professionals like me, time is always a constraint and that is where the course content is so well designed that it spells out the important details with simplicity and explains the concepts clearly in a very short time.The coverage of the techniques is interesting and are explained in relevance to the specific knowledge areas. The course is available over mobile app as well which has helped me a lot as I travel quite often due to my work assignments.Overall I feel that the course is very comprehensive and I would recommend it for all aspiring CBAP certifiers.

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Arthur de Niet

Good explanation of content with a lot of concrete real live examples, making the topics a lot easier to understand…

Vibha Chakravarty

The chats serve as interactive sessions. The experiences people share related to work, involves a lot of learning.

Ogunlela Oyebanjo

Good and and self explanatory.

Course advisor

Tim Jerome
Tim Jerome Project Management Expert and Evangelist

Tim Jerome is an international project management expert with over 15 years of experience at companies like Intel and Digital Network Services. A former president of the PMI Rio Grande Chapter, Tim is also a PMP instructor with over 10 years of experience in addition to his extensive project management consulting experience.


  • Where can I take the classes to prepare for the exam? Does IIBA® offer classes?

    Simplilearn offers CBAP® Exam Prep classes throughout the year. We offer online self-learning courses and online classroom training. The IIBA® does not provide any classes or training.

  • How can I get a copy of the BABOK® book to study?

    IIBA® members receive a complimentary copy of the BABOK® Guide Version 3 PDF. If you are an IIBA® member, you can download BABOK® Version 3 for your individual reference from IIBA® website. Non-members can purchase a copy of the BABOK® Guide Version 3 PDF for $29.95.

  • What other resources are available for learning the concepts other than the BABOK® Guide?

    The BABOK® Guide is the ideal resource and provides most of the reference materials. We also recommend using Simplilearn’s CBAP® Certification course materials, which are highly focused on the exam.

  • Where can I access the practice exams? Does the IIBA® provide practice tests?

    Simplilearn is an Endorsed Education Provider and offers CBAP® exam simulations / mock test papers. We provide around 700 questions in our CBAP® Online Study Exam. The IIBA® does not provide sample tests.

  • How do I sign up for the exam? How much does it cost?

    Certification requires a two-step process.

    • First, you must submit your application with the application fee (non-refundable) and pass the initial screening process for the CBAP® exams.
    • Once the IIBA® assesses your qualifications for the exam, you should schedule a date for the exam with the official testing agency. You will receive an email with the instructions once your reservation is approved. You can visit or the complete process.
    Exam fee structure:
    • The application fee is $125  and is non-refundable (i.e. regardless of whether your application is approved or declined).
    • The exam fee is $325 for IIBA® members and $450 for non-members.

  • What is the structure of the CBAP® BABOK® v3 exams?

    The CBAP® exam has a time limit of three and a half hours and consists of 120 multiple choice questions. The questions are based on case studies (one to one and a half pages of information) with multiple questions about each case. The exam assesses the candidate’s practical applications of the defined competencies for this Level 3 certification in the IIBA® Certification framework.

  • After completion of the application, how long does it take to get approved?

    The IIBA® will notify you that your application is being processed within two weeks of receiving the application. The IIBA® assesses the application for completeness of the certification requirements and will notify you of the results within 21 days of receiving the application via email.

  • Is it mandatory to have experience in all of the knowledge areas to apply?

    Yes. You are required to have 900 or more hours in at least four of the six core Knowledge Areas to apply for CBAP® certification.

  • Is it necessary to complete the required 25 hours of PD?

    Yes. 25 hours of professional development (PD) training are required before you may submit your application. However, you do not need to submit a course certificate with your application.

  • Do I need to retake the exams to remain certified?

    You do not need to retake an exam unless your certification has lapsed. However, CBAP® professionals are required to complete the IIBA® Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) program. For this, CBAPs should have a minimum of 60 Continuing Development Units (CDUs) during a three year CCR cycle.

  • How do I find out more about the training program?

    Please join our Live Chat for instant support, call us, or request a call back to have your questions answered.

  • Certification Process

    Simplilearn has a well-defined certification process that helps you face the challenges of the ever expanding and quickly changing IT industry.  In order to become certified, you must:

    • Complete at least 85% of the course or attend one complete batch
    • Pass any course simulation exams with a bare minimum score
    • Submit a project and get it approved by our panel of Subject Matter Experts
    • consult with our subject matter experts in the case of initial rejection to receive proper guidance on future project approval attempts.

  • Who are the instructors and how are they selected?

    All of our highly-qualified trainers are ITIL-certified, with more than 15 years of experience in training and working professionally in the field. Each of them has gone through a rigorous selection process which includes profile screening, technical evaluation and a training demo before they are certified to train for us. We also
    ensure that only those trainers who maintain a high alumni rating continue to train for us.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts here to help you get certified. They engage with you proactively to ensure you are following the course path and to enrich your learning experience,
    from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance. Teaching assistance is available during business hours.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls. We also have a dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your course with us.

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