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Certification of Capability in Business Analysis™ (CCBA®) Preparation Training

Complete your CCBA® ceritification at ease with our focused curriculum aligned to BABOK® v3, practice questions from Watermark Learning and tips from experts for guaranteed success in first attempt.

Duration: Classroom - 3 Days | Virtual - 6 Days
Why Take This Course:

Want to make sure that you are ready for the Certification of Capability in Business Analysis™ (CCBA®) exam and increase your odds of passing it on the first try? This comprehensive workshop will prepare you for the CCBA exam and help you make the most of the limited study time you have.  The course was designed, created, and is taught by practicing Business Analysts and CBAPs to help others focus on the critical areas to study and to provide insights into the exam.

It is current with the framework of knowledge outlined by the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK® Guide) version 3.0 and includes over 1100 sample CCBA exam questions to make you ready and know what to expect come test time.  Additionally, you’ll learn test-taking tips and strategies, along with other practice exercises to reinforce the material.

Through this course, you will

  • Increase your confidence and improve your chances of passing the CCBA® certification exam
  • Streamline the massive amounts of information required to pass the test
  • The small-class environment, group exercises, and hundreds of sample exam questions keep you engaged and aid in your retention and learning
  • Learn from experts. The course is designed and taught by CBAPs with extensive knowledge of the BABOK®Guide, some of whom also contributed to its development
  • Dedication. We have 7 CBAPs on staff, ready to help you pass the exam
  • Trusted. Study with a firm that has helped hundreds of people pass the CBAP® exam. We know how to combine learning with test preparation in an engaging way

Complete. Earn 21 CDUs, enough to apply for the CCBA exam.

Learn How To:
  • Identify the critical principles, activities, tasks, techniques, and tips described in the BABOK® Guide ver. 3.0
  • Anticipate the 4 general types of questions that appear on the exam and learn how to answer them
  • Cite the core knowledge areas, their activities, tasks, deliverables, and their relationships
  • Measure your ability to successfully complete the exam through sample questions in each knowledge area
  • Dissect and understand tricky sample questions through guided discussion after every practice exam
  • Develop a personal test prep strategy, employing various test-taking tactics
Contents:

CBAP® / CCBA® Exam Information & Tips

  • Overview of certification process, eligibility requirements, and application tips
  • CBAP®/ CCBA® Exam overview
  • Studying tips
  • CBAP/CCBA Study Guide overview
  • Course layout

Introduction / Key Concepts

  • BABOK overview & structure
  • Key knowledge areas
  • Common themes
  • Business Analysis Core Model
  • Key BABOK®  Terminology
  • Classification of Requirements
  • Key Stakeholders
  • Practice Exam Questions & Review

Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring (BAPM)

  • Overview
  • KA Goal & things to note
  • Exam Blueprint
  • Common Themes
  • Core Concept Model
  • Key Tasks
  • Stakeholders
  • Techniques
  • Guidelines & Tools
  • Practice Exam Questions & Review

Elicitation & Collaboration

  • Overview
  • KA Goal & things to note
  • Exam Blueprint
  • Common Themes
  • Core Concept Model
  • Key Tasks
  • Stakeholders
  • Techniques
  • Guidelines & Tools
  • Practice Exam Questions & Review

Requirements Life Cycle Management

  • Overview
  • KA Goal & things to note
  • Exam Blueprint
  • Common Themes
  • Core Concept Model
  • Key Tasks
  • Stakeholders
  • Techniques
  • Guidelines & Tools
  • Practice Exam Questions & Review

Strategy Analysis

  • Overview
  • KA Goal & things to note
  • Exam Blueprint
  • Common Themes
  • Core Concept Model
  • Key Tasks
  • Stakeholders
  • Techniques
  • Guidelines & Tools
  • Practice Exam Questions & Review

Requirements Analysis and Design Definition

  • Overview
  • KA Goal & things to note
  • Exam Blueprint
  • Common Themes
  • Core Concept Model
  • Key Tasks
  • Stakeholders
  • Techniques
  • Guidelines & Tools
  • Practice Exam Questions & Review

Solution Evaluation

  • Overview
  • KA Goal & things to note
  • Exam Blueprint
  • Common Themes
  • Core Concept Model
  • Key Tasks
  • Stakeholders
  • Techniques
  • Guidelines & Tools
  • Practice Exam Questions & Review

Underlying Competencies

  • Overview
  • Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Behavioral Characteristics
  • Business Knowledge
  • Communication Skills
  • Interaction Skills
  • Tools & Technology
  • Practice Exam Questions & Review

Techniques

  • Overview
  • Review of each technique (Usage, Purpose & Key elements)
  • Technique Examples
Format: To assimilate the vast amount of information needed to pass the CCBA® exam, there is a mixture of lecture, discussion, exercises, and several practice exams in the course.  Be prepared to answer practice tests to simulate the exam, with discussions about why answers were correct or incorrect.  Many students find this one of the most helpful parts of the class.  You will also learn methods of recall and retention to help retain critical information needed to pass the CCBA®exam.
Who Should Attend: All who wish to pass the CCBA® 3.0 certification. Provides 21 CDUs, enough to apply for the CCBA.
Prerequisites:
  • Before taking this course, students should fulfill the IIBA® requirements of 3750 hours BA experience, plus specific minimum hours per Knowledge Area
  • This course provides sufficient CDU hours to satisfy the IIBA® requirement of 21 professional development hours. A separate application to take the CCBA® examination is required
  • For maximum preparation value, students should be prepared to take the exam within 3 months of taking the course
What You Will Receive:

Our In-Person, Virtual and Anytime Learning classes all use the same materials:

  • Comprehensive 500+ page CBAP/CCBA Certification Study Guide loaded with key terms, tips, and techniques to help you prepare for the CBAP® exam. Rated the #1 CBAP Prep Guide on Amazon.com
  • CCBA exam simulation with detailed answer explanations, provides a focused continuing learning experience
  • Free 90-day subscription to Watermark Learning online CCBA® study exam simulator (with over 1100 randomized questions and detailed answer explanations)
  • In-class exams with realistic practice questions and answer explanations
  • Class discussions that dissect practice questions to learn how to analyze and answer them

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