Course Details

Course Objective

This is an intermediate course designed to provide participants with a clear understanding of the concepts covered within the CCBA® exams. The course provides valuable tips and techniques to help students prepare, study, and assess their personal readiness. Participants will work through instructor led discussions on each of the six Knowledge Areas covered by A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK® Guide) version 3.

Review the 6 Knowledge Areas of the BABOK® Guide and discuss the business analysis tasks performed in each. Understand the relationships between the business analysis processes and how each defines an important aspect of the business analysis discipline. Review key terms, business analysis techniques, and competencies important to business analysis. Discuss the 5 business analysis Perspectives presented in BABOK® Guide, v3. Complete simulated exam questions to assess personal readiness for taking the exam. Obtain key tips and techniques for effectively preparing for and successfully completing the CCBA® exam.

Targeted Audience

Designed for individuals interested in obtaining information about the CCBA® exam process especially potential exam candidates interested in pursuing business analysis certification.

Delivery Method

  • 3 Days – Online Training
  • Exam Simulation
  • Group Activity (Break-out Session) after each lesson.
  • Access to additional References – Glossary/ Recommended Reading/ Syllabus.
  • Material and Discussion Language will be in English.

Exam & Certification

Exam Prerequisite

  • Minimum of 3,750 hours of BA experience in the last 7 years.
  • From within all of the business analysis work experience hours, a minimum of 900 hours in each of 2 of the 6 BABOK® Guide Version 3 Knowledge Areas or a minimum of 500 hours in each of 4 of the 6 BABOK® Guide Version 3 Knowledge Areas.
  • Minimum of 21 hours of business analysis education in the last 4 years.
  • References.
  • Compliance with the CCBA® Code of Conduct.

Exam Price

  • Member: $325 USD
  • Non-member: $450 USD

Exam Protocol

  • 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%

Exam Format

The CCBA® exam is 3 hours long and consists of 130 multiple choice questions. The questions are scenario-based (i.e. candidate must do a bit of analysis to arrive at the answer). It is competency-based and aligned with BABOK® Guide Version 3.

Exam will be from Prometric

Course Outline

  • Discuss the benefits of professional certification
  • Present the CBAP®/CCBA® eligibility requirements
  • Explain the exam process
  • Discuss the exam blueprints
  • Understand the recertification process

  • Define the purpose of A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide)
  • Present the structure/components of the BABOK® Guide
  • Identify the six business analysis Knowledge Areas
  • Discuss the supporting areas of the BABOK® Guide

  • Define key concepts from the BABOK® Guide
  • Present the Business Analysis Core Concept Model™
  • Discuss the requirements classification scheme
  • Explain Requirements and Designs
  • Present the 5 Business Analysis Perspectives

  • Identify the 5 tasks in Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring
  • Understand the work performed in each of these tasks
  • Explain the significance of the outputs produced within this knowledge area

  • Identify the 5 tasks in Elicitation and Collaboration
  • Understand the work performed in each of these tasks
  • Explain the significance of the outputs produced within this knowledge area

  • Identify the 5 tasks in Requirements Life Cycle Management
  • Understand the work performed in each of these tasks
  • Explain the significance of the outputs produced within this knowledge area

  • Identify the 5 tasks in Strategy Analysis
  • Understand the work performed in each of these tasks
  • Explain the significance of the outputs produced within this knowledge area

  • Identify the 6 tasks in Requirements Analysis and Design Definition
  • Understand the work performed in each of these tasks
  • Explain the significance of the outputs produced within this knowledge area

  • Identify the 6 tasks in Solution Evaluation
  • Understand the work performed in each of these tasks
  • Explain the significance of the outputs produced within this knowledge area

FAQs

No, the course fee includes the training fee only.

By attending this course, you will fulfill the CCBA exam requirements.

You will see the exam results immediately after you submit the exam. A confirmation of your exam score will also be emailed by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) within two business days.

The CCBA exam is administered via the computer-based exam at dedicated Prometric exam centers.

According to the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), the CCBA Code of Conduct is a number of responsibilities that you must read and agree to before applying in order to be able to pursue your application.

Yes, it is IIBA accredited.

You need to obtain two reference letters from a professional manager or client (internal or external) or from a CBAP® recipient.

The BABOK Directory organizes business analysis tasks into 6 knowledge areas. Each task describes the typical knowledge, skills, deliverables, and techniques that a business analyst needs to be able to perform these tasks efficiently. The knowledge areas of the BABOK Handbook are:

  1. Business planning and analysis
  2. Cooperation
  3. Life cycle management requirements
  4. Strategy analysis
  5. Requirements analysis and design definition
  6. Evaluate the solution

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