What are the fundamentals of CBAP Certification?

CBAP Certification, is offered by the International Institute of Business Analysis, and is amongst the most demanded Business Analysis credentials in current industries. The BA credential is designed for candidates with extensive experience in the field of Business Analysis. The certification helps one to land on better job prospects, witness a career growth, receive higher salary and build strong networks across industries. Below are the basics you need to know, before you take on the IIBA offered certification.

What is the eligibility criterion for CBAP?

If you wish to acquire the globally renowned Business Analyst Certification, you need to meet the below mentioned prerequisites.

·        Minimum 35 hours of professional development training in last 4 years.

·        Minimum 7,500 hours of BA work experience in the last 10 years.

·        Minimum 900 hours of experience in 4 of the 6 knowledge areas of the PMBOK guide.

·        Two distinct references.

How to prepare for the CBAP examination?

The CBAP Exam Prep includes 170 multiple-choice questions, which you need to attempt in the allotted time of 3.5 hours. To solve them, you need to undergo an extensive examination preparation. First and foremost, you need to be thorough with the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK), as majority of the 170 questions are referenced from the same study material. Also, the examination course is quite massive, where having a study routine is a must.

Candidates seeking to appear for a professional certification exam, be it for CBAP, ECBA, PMP exam prep or any other professional credential, you must go through a rigorous certification training session. For CBAP, you need to get 35-hours of direct and leading business analysis training. The training program is designed to prepare you for the examination and effectively enhance your skills, knowledge and expertise, to deliver positive solutions for any given business process or project. 

EducationEdge • 2019 Sep 20

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