Course Overview

CBAP® (Certified Business Analysis Professional) training & certification prep course is perfect for professionals with experience in business analysis. CBAP are the credentials awarded by IIBA® (International Institute of Business Analysis). CBAP® is the most widespread business analysis course globally. It will empower you to nurture the skills to be skillful in business analysis, while also qualifying you with IIBA–CBAP® exam at the first go. CBAP® credentials are sought-after ones and they have the potential of high level of acknowledgment at work place along with significant amount of growth professionally and monetarily

Course Methodology

This course demonstrates core principles in Business Analysis. You will build proficiency in the six knowledge areas defined in BABOK® Guide Version 3 and utilizes BABOK V3 in performing modern and creative techniques of Business Analysis. Real-life case studies, individual workshops, and team presentations by participants

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
  • Defines the tasks used to organize and coordinate business analysis efforts
  • Describes the tasks used to prepare for and conduct elicitation activities and confirm the results
  • Designates the tasks used to manage and maintain requirements and design information from inception to retirement
  • Describes the tasks used to identify the business need, address that need, and align the change strategy within the enterprise
  • Defines the tasks used to organize requirements, specify and model requirements and designs, validate and verify information, identify solution options, and estimate the potential value that could be realized
  • Describes the tasks used to assess the performance of and value delivered by a solution and to recommend improvements on increasing values

Target Audience

  • Experienced business analysts or project managers looking to gain an understanding of industry best practices on business analysis.
  • Product Managers
  • Consultants
  • Trainers
  • Business Analysis professionals
  • Project Manager
  • Testers
  • Quality Assurance (QA) professionals
  • Change/Transformation Managers, and Designers

Target Competencies

  • Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring
  • Elicitation and Collaboration
  • Requirements Life Cycle Management
  • Strategy Analysis
  • Requirements Analysis and Design Definition
  • Solution Evaluation

Course Outline

INTRODUCTION TO BABOK® GUIDE
CBAP Exam Requirements:
  • What is the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge?
  • What is Business Analysis?
  • Who is a Business Analyst?
  • Structure of the BABOK® Guide
  • Knowledge Areas
  • Tasks
  • Techniques
  • Underlying Competencies
  • Other Sources of Business Analysis Information
BUSINESS ANALYSIS KEY CONCEPTS
  • The Business Analysis Core Concept Model™
  • Key Terms
  • Requirements Classification Schema
  • Stakeholders
  • Requirements and Designs
BUSINESS ANALYSIS PLANNING & MENITORING
  • Plan Business Analysis Approach
  • Plan Stakeholder Engagement
  • Plan Business Analysis Governance
  • Plan Business Analysis Information Management
  • Identify Business Analysis Performance Improvements
ELICITATION & COLLABORATION
  • Prepare for Elicitation
  • Conduct Elicitation Activity
  • Confirm Elicitation Results
  • Communicate Business Analysis Information
  • Manage Stakeholder Collaboration
REQUIREMENTS LIFE CYCLE MANAGEMENT
  • Trace Requirements
  • Maintain Requirements
  • Prioritize Requirements
  • Assess Requirements Changes
  • Approve Requirements
STRATEGY ANALYSIS
  • Analyze Current State
  • Define Future State
  • Assess Risks
  • Define Change Strategy
REQUIREMENTS ANALYSIS & DESIGN DEFINITION
  • Specify and Model Requirements
  • Verify Requirements
  • Validate Requirements
  • Define Requirements Architecture
  • Define Design Options
  • Analyze Potential Value and Recommend Solution
SOLUTION EVALUATION
  • Measure Solution Performance
  • Analyze Performance Measures
  • Assess Solution Limitations
  • Assess Enterprise Limitations
  • Recommend Actions to Increase Solution Value
UNDERLYING COMPETENCIES
  • Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Behavioral Characteristics
  • Business Knowledge
  • Communication Skills
  • Interaction Skills
  • Tools and Technology
TECHNIQUES
  • Acceptance and Evaluation Criteria
  • Backlog Management
  • Balanced Scorecard
  • Benchmarking and Market Analysis
  • Brainstorming
  • Business Capability Analysis
  • Business Cases
  • Business Model Canvas
  • Business Rules Analysis
  • Collaborative Games
  • Concept Modelling
  • Data Dictionary
  • Data Flow Diagrams
  • Data Mining
  • Data Modelling
  • Decision Analysis
  • Decision Modelling
  • Document Analysis
  • Estimation
  • Financial Analysis
  • Focus Groups
  • Functional Decomposition
  • Glossary
  • Interface Analysis
  • Interviews
  • Item Tracking
  • Lessons Learned
  • Metrics and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Mind Mapping
  • Non-Functional Requirements Analysis
  • Observation
  • Organizational Modelling
  • Prioritization e
  • Process Analysis
  • Process Modelling
  • Prototyping
  • Reviews
  • Risk Analysis and Management
  • Roles and Permissions Matrix
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Scope Modelling
  • Sequence Diagrams
  • Stakeholder List, Map, or Personas
  • State Modelling
  • Survey or Questionnaire
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Use Cases and Scenarios
  • User Stories
  • Vendor Assessment
  • Workshops
PERSPECTIVES
  • The Agile Perspective
  • The Business Intelligence Perspective
  • The Information Technology Perspective
  • The Business Architecture Perspective
  • The Business Process Management Perspective
EXAM APPLICATION & PREPARATION TECHNIQUES
  • Optimize the application processes by aligning your BA experience and education requirements to the BABOK® Guide
  • Writing Key sections of the application
  • Review of the course and personalized exam study techniques
  • Building study references to assist you in learning key concepts
TO EARN THE CBAP DESIGNATION, CANDIDATES MUST:
  • Complete a minimum of 7,500 hours of Business Analysis Work Experience in the last 10 years
  • Within this experience, a minimum of 900 hours completed in 4 of the 6 BABOK® Guide Knowledge Areas, for a total of at least 3,600 of the required 7,500 total
  • Complete a minimum of 35 hours of Professional Development in the last 4 years.
  • Provide two references
  • Sign the CBAP® Code of Conduct
Location & Dates
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