CCBA/CBAP Certification Boot Camp

Download PDFAccelerate your preparation for the Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®) certification exam by attending this boot camp. Developed and facilitated by CBAP instructors, this boot camp provides an in-depth, structured approach to understanding the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK®) v3.0. Attendees will learn test taking strategies and gain an understanding of the exam format and the types of questions that are asked on the CBAP certification exam. Gain the knowledge and skills to ensure you are prepared for the exam, while enhancing your business analysis skill set.

By attending this course, students will be prepared to take both the CCBA and CBAP certification exams and will receive 28 hours of professional development credit.

Learning Objectives

  • Prepare to pass the Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®) and Certification of Competency in Business Analysis™ (CCBA®) exams
  • Identify and navigate the key concepts of A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide)
  • Optimize the application processes by aligning your BA experience to the BABOK® Guide
  • Solidify your knowledge through practice questions and drills

Course Outline

Introduction to the CBAP and CCBA Exams

  • Purpose of the BABOK® Guide
  • Navigating the BABOK® Guide contents and structure

Introduction to the BABOK

  • Core concepts of business analysis
    • The role of BA
    • Effective practices
    • Introducing six BABOK® Guide knowledge areas
  • Underlying competencies of BA
    • Analytical thinking
    • Business knowledge
    • Problem solving
    • Interaction
    • Software applications
    • Communication

Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring

  • Allocating requirements resources and tasks
    • Identifying team roles and responsibilities
    • Assigning work activities to team members
    • Performing stakeholder analysis
  • Determining planning considerations
    • Deciding how to manage requirements risks
    • Selecting and estimating activity duration and effort
  • Agreeing to solution scope and change
    • Reporting and communicating requirements status
    • Quantifying project and product metrics


  • Collecting the stated requirements
    • Preparing for and conducting elicitation activities
    • Documenting and confirming elicitation results
    • Actively engaging key stakeholders
  • Selecting the right elicitation techniques
    • Brainstorming
    • Document analysis
    • Focus groups
    • Interface analysis
    • Interviews
    • Observation
    • Prototyping
    • Requirements workshops
    • Survey

Requirements Management and Communication

  • Communicating solution scope and requirements
    • Addressing requirements traceability and reuse
    • Building appropriate requirements packages
  • Managing conflicts, issues and changes
    • Tracing requirements from origination to implementation
    • Presenting requirements for approval and sign-off

Enterprise Analysis

  • Defining the business problem or opportunity
    • Identifying capability gaps
    • Conducting feasibility studies
    • Approving the business case
  • Charting the project investment path
    • Defining solution scope
    • Participating in project selection

Requirements Analysis

  • Progressively elaborating the real requirements
    • Structuring and specifying requirements
    • Performing gap analysis
    • Verifying and validating
    • Stating solution capabilities, assumptions and constraints
  • Applying the appropriate modeling techniques
    • Data and behavior models
    • Process and flow models
    • Usage models

Solution Assessment and Validation

  • Ensuring solutions meet stakeholder objectives
    • Proposing alternate solutions and technology options
    • Reviewing proposed solutions relative to requirements
    • Allocating requirements across solution components
    • Defining transition requirements for the new solution
  • Assessing organizational change readiness
    • Validating that the solution meets the business need
    • Creating training and user documentation
    • Providing post-implementation support
    • Evaluating solution performance after deployment

Preparing for the Exam

  • Final review
    • Reviewing the exam procedures
    • Integrating additional study guides
  • The CBAP and CCBA application processes
    • Meeting experience and education requirements
    • Writing key sections of the application

CCBA/CBAP Certification Boot Camp Course Length: 4 days

Apr 30 - May 3, 2018 Louisville, KY 8:30 - 4:30 EST Register
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Request Onsite
Length 4 days
Intended Audience

This boot camp is designed for individuals who are seeking the CBAP® or CCBA® certification and want a focused, structured session to ensure a thorough understanding of the BABOK® and to prepare for the CBAP® or CCBA® exam.

Prerequisites Attendees should read the BABOK® prior to attending and bring a copy with them to the boot camp. There are no specific requirements to attend this course; however, we recommend that students have met the experience requirements to sit for the exam. For a listing, please visit the IIBA’s website.

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