Course Overview

You will learn how to identify and implement the most applicable business solutions and produce reliable, quality results with increased efficiency and consistency from this CCBA training. Our CCBA course validates your knowledge in the practices and principles of business analysis and will prepare you to pass the CCBA exam.

Key Features

  • 16.5 hours of high quality e-learning content
  • Six case studies
  • Three simulation tests
  • Courseware aligned to IIBA's 2016 CCBA release
  • 22 PDUs offered

Skills Covered

  • Business analysis key concepts
  • Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring
  • Business Analysis Core Concept Model
  • 50 business analysis tools
  • Elicitation and collaboration
  • Requirements Lifecycle Management
  • Solution evaluation

Training Options

Self-Paced Learning

$ 299

  • Lifetime access to high-quality self-paced e-learning content curated by industry experts
  • 24x7 learner assistance and support

Corporate Training

Customized to your team's needs

  • Blended learning delivery model (self-paced eLearning and/or instructor-led options)
  • Flexible pricing options
  • Enterprise grade Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Enterprise dashboards for individuals and teams
  • 24x7 learner assistance and support

Course Curriculum

Eligibility

The CCBA certification training is designed for individuals with some knowledge of business analysis and ideal for business analysts and professionals aspiring to become business analysts.

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Pre-requisites

For the CCBA certification:
You need to have at least 3750 hours of business analysis work experience aligned with the BABOK Guide in the last seven years (of which a minimum of 900 hours is in two of the six knowledge areas OR 500 hours is in four of the six knowledge areas). 
You also need to have 21 hours of professional development in the past four years and two references from a career manager, client, or CBAP recipient.

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Course Content

  • Certification of Capability in Business Analysis (CCBA®)

    Preview
    • Lesson 01 - Introduction to IIBA® and CCBA® Certification

      12:57Preview
      • 1.1 Introduction to CCBA® Certification
        12:57
    • Lesson 02 - Introduction to BABOK® V3

      18:12Preview
      • 2.1 Introduction to BABOK® V3
        02:41
      • 2.2 Business Analysis
        10:16
      • 2.3 Competencies of a Business Analyst
      • 2.4 Techniques referred to by BABOK® V3
        04:25
      • 2.5 Quiz
      • 2.6 Key Takeaways
        00:50
    • Lesson 03 - Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring

      32:29Preview
      • 3.1 Introduction to Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring
        10:58
      • 3.2 Plan Stakeholder Engagement
        10:09
      • 3.3 Plan Business Analysis Governance
        02:55
      • 3.4 Plan Business Analysis Information Management
        02:30
      • 3.5 Identify Business Analysis
        04:35
      • 3.6 Quiz
      • 3.7 Key Takeaways
        01:22
      • 3.8 Case Study
    • Lesson 04 - Elicitation and Collaboration

      33:40
      • 4.1 Introduction to Elicitation and Collaboration
        03:01
      • 4.2 Prepare For Elicitation
        03:39
      • 4.3 Conduct Elicitation
        19:09
      • 4.4 Confirm Elicitation Results
        01:51
      • 4.5 Communicate Business Analysis Information
        01:55
      • 4.6 Manage stakeholder collaboration
        02:59
      • 4.7 Quiz
      • 4.8 Key Takeaways
        01:06
      • 4.9 Case Study
    • Lesson 05 - Requirements Life Cycle Management

      38:58Preview
      • 5.1 Introduction to Requirements Life Cycle Management
        05:48
      • 5.2 Trace Requirements
        04:07
      • 5.3 Maintain Requirements
        03:01
      • 5.4 Prioritize Requirements
        12:44
      • 5.5 Assess Requirements Changes
        04:36
      • 5.6 Approve Requirements
        06:32
      • 5.7 Quiz
      • 5.8 Key Takeaways
        02:10
      • 5.9 Case Study
    • Lesson 06 - Strategy Analysis

      58:25Preview
      • 6.1 Introduction to Strategy Analysis
        04:33
      • 6.2 Analyze Current State
        14:19
      • 6.3 Define Future State
        18:11
      • 6.4 Assess Risks
        07:21
      • 6.5 Define Change Strategy
        12:30
      • 6.6 Quiz
      • 6.7 Key Takeaways
        01:31
      • 6.8 Case Study
    • Lesson 07 - Requirements Analysis and Design Definition

      01:03:37Preview
      • 7.1 Introduction to Requirements Analysis and Design Definition
        05:35
      • 7.2 Specify and Model Requirements
        30:43
      • 7.3 Verify Requirements
        04:58
      • 7.4 Validate Requirements
        03:12
      • 7.5 Define Requirements Architecture
        03:54
      • 7.6 Define Design Options
        05:40
      • 7.7 Analyze Potential Value and Recommend Solution
        07:19
      • 7.8 Quiz
      • 7.9 Key Takeaways
        02:16
      • 7.10 Case Study
    • Lesson 08 - Solution Evaluation

      37:54Preview
      • 8.1 Introduction to Solution Evaluation
        04:26
      • 8.2 Measure Solution Performance
        05:33
      • 8.3 Analyze Performance Measures
        07:42
      • 8.4 Assess Solution Limitations
        04:28
      • 8.5 Assess Enterprise Limitations
        08:07
      • 8.6 Recommend Actions to Increase Solution Value
        06:25
      • 8.7 Quiz
      • 8.8 Key Takeaways
        01:13
      • 8.9 Case Study
    • CCBA® : Course Feedback

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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.

  • Jeff Allen

    Jeff Allen

    Project Management and Agile Expert, Consultant, Author

    Jeff Allen is a highly regarded project management and Agile expert with more than 15 years of experience at large companies like Compaq and HP. As an Agile Coach, he has mentored over 5000 professionals globally.

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Exam & Certification

CCBA® Certification Training
  • How do you become CCBA® certified professional?

    To become a certified CCBA® professional, you will have to undergo formal CCBA® training from an endorsed education provider like Simplilearn and successfully pass the CCBA® Exam.

  • What are the prerequisites for the CCBA® certification?

    Prerequisites for the CCBA certification:

    • A minimum of 3750 hours of business analysis work experience aligned with the BABOK Guide in the last seven years of which a minimum of 900 hours in two of the six knowledge areas or 500 hours in four of the six knowledge areas
    • A minimum of 21 hours of professional development in the past four years
    • Two references from a career manager, client, or CBAP recipient

  • Do you provide any practice tests as part of this course?

    Yes, we provide 1 practice test as part of our course to help you prepare for the actual certification exam. You can try this free CCBA® Exam Questions Practice Test to understand the type of tests that are part of the course curriculum.

Reviews

  • Betsy Parrott

    Betsy Parrott

    Project Manager at Baxter BioPharma Solutions

    I have enrolled in CCBA course certification from Simplilearn. The course curriculum is very specific to certification. The trainers are expert and have sound knowledge on the subject. The customer support is excellent.

  • Molly Woodruff

    Molly Woodruff

    Crew212 at Keyot

    This course was very detailed, it helps individuals taking the course understand what Business Analyst do, and how they can be the best Business Analyst.

  • Kelly Griffith

    Kelly Griffith

    A very professionally delivered and superbly structured course. The segments were easy to follow and genuinely interesting. I highly recommend this course.

  • Arielle Le

    Arielle Le

    The quality and structure of the content, as well as the e-learning delivery, were excellent!

  • Scarlet Bowen

    Scarlet Bowen

    It is by far the best course I have taken through Simplilearn. Double thumbs up!

FAQs

  • What is CCBA®?

    The Certification of Capability in Business Analysis (CCBA) is the accreditation given by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) to candidates who have successfully completed the examination based on the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK Guide Version 3).

  • Where can I get 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 the IIBA website. Non-members can purchase a copy of the BABOK Guide Version 3 PDF for 29.95 USD.

  • Can I refer to any other resources or reference documents for the concepts other than BABOK Guide?

    The BABOK Guide is the ideal resource and provides most of the reference material. We also recommend Simplilearn’s CCBA 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 CCBA exam simulations / mock test papers. We provide over 450 questions in our CCBA Online Study Exam. The IIBA does not provide sample tests.

  • What is the procedure for the exam signup and how much does it cost?

    It’s a two-step process.
    • You need to submit your application with the application fee (non-refundable). You need to pass the initial screening process for the CCBA 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 http://www.iiba.org/Certification-Recognition/certificationlevels/level2-ccba.aspx for the complete process.
    Exam fee structure:
    • The application fee is $125 USD and is not refundable (i.e. regardless of whether your application is approved or declined).
    • The exam fee is $325 USD for IIBA members and $450 USD for non-members.

  • What is the structure of the CCBA® BABOK® 3.0 exams?

    The CCBA exam 3 hours long and consists of 130 multiple choice questions that are scenario based. The exam assesses the candidates’ practical applications of the defined competencies for this level 2 certification in the IIBA Certification framework.

  • Version 3.0 exam consists of how many questions?

    CCBA® exams consist of 130 multiple choice questions.

  • What is the percentage required to pass the CCBA exam?

    The IIBA has not published the percentage yet.

  • After you complete the application, how long does it take to get approved?

    IIBA notifies you that your application is being processed within two weeks of receiving the application. The IIBA then assesses the application for completeness of the certification requirements. The IIBA 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?

    You require 900 or more hours in at least 2 of the 6 core Knowledge Areas or 500 hours in 4 of the 6 core Knowledge Areas to apply for CCBA certification.

  • How are the questions distributed across the knowledge areas?

    The percentages of questions on different knowledge areas in the CCBA tests are:
    • Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring - 12%
    • Elicitation and Collaboration - 20%
    • Requirements Life Cycle Management - 18%
    • Strategy Analysis - 12%
    • Requirements Analysis and Design Definition - 32%
    • Solution Evaluation - 6%

  • Is it necessary to complete the required 21 hours of PD?

    21 hours of training is required before you submit your application. However, you do not need to upload the 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.

  • I want to know more about the CCBA training program. Whom do I contact?

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

  • What is the certification process?

    Simplilearn has a well-defined certification process that helps you face the challenges of the IT world.  You need to meet following conditions to unlock the certificate –
    • You need to complete at least 85% of the course or attend one complete batch
    • If your course has simulation exams you will need to complete it with the minimum passing score.
    • You need to submit a project and get it approved by our panel of subject matter experts.
    • In case your project is rejected, our subject matter experts will provide all necessary help to clear the project in your next attempt.

  • Who are our instructors and how are they selected?

    All our trainers are working professionals and industry experts with at least 10-12 years of relevant teaching experience. Each of them has gone through a rigorous selection process which includes profile screening, technical evaluation and training demo before they are certified to train for us. We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain on our faculty.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts here to help you get certified in your first attempt. They engage students proactively to ensure the course path is being followed and help you 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.

  • Can I cancel my enrollment? Will I get a refund?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will refund the course price after deducting an administration fee. To learn more, please read our Refund Policy.

  • Disclaimer
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