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CBAP Certification Preparation

Make sure you are ready for the CBAP Exam and increase your odds of passing it on your first attempt.

Course Overview

This comprehensive 4 day workshop will prepare you for the Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®) exam, administered by the IIBA® and will help you make the most of the limited study time you have. The course was designed, created, and is taught by CBAP® Recipients 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®) version 3.0 and includes over 1100 sample CBAP® 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

Course Objectives:

Upon successful completion, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the critical principles, activities, tasks, techniques, and tips described in the BABOK® Guide ver. 3.0.
  • Anticipate the 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.

Course Delivery

To assimilate the vast amount of information needed to pass the CBAP® exam, there is a mixture of formal lectures, discussions, exercises, and several practice exams in the course.

You will also learn methods of recall and retention to help retain critical information.


About Watermark Learning:

We provide training in business analysis, project managementagileBPM, and influencing skills that turns the complexity of industry standards into practical application. Rather than covering an entire body of knowledge, our courses are laser-focused for the business analyst, project manager, and process analyst and lead to enduring results in organisations. Our classes are practical and engaging, and use interactive case studies that energise students to learn…and motivated to perform. 

Watermark Learning is an “original” PMI® Global Registered Education Provider and a Charter Endorsed Education Provider of the IIBA®, granting Continuing Development Units (CDUs) to earn or maintain CBAP® certification.

Course Content

CBAP® CCBA Exam Information & Tips
• Overview of certification process, eligibility requirements, and application tips, exam and study guide overview
• Studying tips

Introduction / Key Concepts
• BABOK overview & structure
• Key knowledge areas,  BABOK®  Terminology, Stakeholders & common themes
• Business Analysis Core Model
• Classification of Requirements
• Practice Exam Questions & Review

Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring (BAPM), Elicitation & Collaboration, Requirements Life Cycle Management, Strategy Analysis, Requirements Analysis and Design Definition Solution Evaluation and Underlying Competencies
• Overview
• KA Goal & things to note
• Exam Blueprint
• Common Themes
• Core Concept Model
• Key Tasks
• Stakeholders
• Techniques
• Guidelines & Tools
• Practice Exam Questions & Review

• Overview
• Review of each technique (Usage, Purpose & Key elements)
• Technique Examples

Course Prerequisites

  • Before taking the course, students should fulfill the IIBA® requirements of 7500 hours BA experience, plus specific minimum hours per Knowledge Area.
  • This course provides sufficient CDU hours to satisfy the IIBA® requirement of 35 professional development hours. A separate application to take the CBAP® examination is required.
  • We recommend that participants begin their CBAP® application before taking this course, although this is not necessary.
  • We recommend students download and skim the BABOK® Guide prior to class.
  • For maximum value, students should be prepared to take the exam within 3 months of taking the course.


Faculty Training Institute holds the following institutional accreditations:

  • Provisionally accredited as an Education and Training Provider with the MICT Seta (ACC/2010/00/601).
  • An Institute of Sectoral and Occupational Excellence (ISOE) in Business Analysis with the MICT Seta
  • Registered Education Provider (REP 2841) with the Project Management Institute (PMI®).
  • A Member of the Information Technology Association of South Africa
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