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Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) equips senior business analysis professionals to lead challenging assignments and solve complex business problems with confidence. CBAP holders earn up to 59% more as per IIBA Salary Survey.

With Adaptive's 100% Success or 100% Refund CBAP Training, we support you till you are a proud CBAP. Be a proud CBAP - Certified Business Analysis Professional with Adaptive's CBAP Course.

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CBAP Training Course Deliverables 

100% Success or Refund

 Follow our recommended approach and we have you covered with our 100% success or refund promise. 

IIBA Approved Courseware

Downloadable BABoK based study guide, workbook, BABoK Task and Techniques mind maps, glossary, study tables and more

Access to faculty presentation

Downloadable instructor presentations in the form of handouts to take notes, revise and reinforce the concepts taught!

File IIBA application confidently

Get access to the CBAP Application simulator fully aligned to IIBA requirements and get your application approved with minimal efforts!

35 IIBA PD Hours

Adaptive US course aligns with the BABoK v3.0 and provides 35 IIBA Professional Development (PD) hours necessary for CBAP

BABoK V3 based  Study Guide

Compact Study Guide with BABoK essentials to ace the exam in the first try - save up to 40% of your preparation time!

10+ hours of CBAP Video Learning

Adaptive’s Learning Portal has 100+ short e-learning modules covering BABoK tasks and techniques to help you master the concepts.

Make learning fun with  Flashcards

Adaptive Flashcards are structured as per the BABoK knowledge areas and are a fun way to learn and test the BABoK terminologies.

Adaptive LMS offers you more

One stop solution to all your learning needs. This program comes with 180+ days to Adaptive's Comprehensive LMS access

2300+ CBAP Practice Questions

Knowledge Area (KA) wise chapter end practice questions & 6 full-length simulations (120 Q each) with answer explanation.

 Exam Tips and Prep Plan

Get a week wise detailed exam prep plan on achieving the certification in 12 weeks with 100+ exam tips to face the exam confidently.

Learn on the go with  Audiobooks!

Prepared as per the BABoK® Knowledge Areas, Adaptive Audiobooks are a great asset to learn and refresh concepts on the go.

Revisit what you learned

With Adaptive's classes, you get access to recordings which you can watch anytime, anywhere and refresh concepts.

CBAP Training Course Reviews

Adaptive is a one stop solution for CBAP Prep that takes away all the confusion of applying & preparing for CBAP. Their resources are on point with extremely knowledgeable and experienced faculty. Thank you for the stellar experience & exam success

Samantha Carvalho, CBAP

Samantha Carvalho


I passed CBAP on the first attempt :-)Your guarantees are not just words!I want to acknowledge that your training material is very reassuring and prepares one for the exam. It gives the courage to be able to take up a BA role with more confidence.

Ghalib Riaz, CBAP

Ghalib Riaz


Studying at Adaptive US was the BEST choice I made. I passed the CBAP exam in just 1 month. Their customer service is top notch! A huge THANK YOU to the faculty Lora McCoy, LN Mishra, Peter Johnson at Adaptive US that taught and helped me immensely!

Chioma Ogamba CBAP

Chioma Ogamba


Training Options


(100% Success or 100% Refund)

  • 35 IIBA PD Hours
  • 44 hours of live virtual training including office hours (Q&A classes) for doubts and questions
  • 100% Success or 100% Refund - 2 CBAP retake fees covered totaling to $590
  • 100% Moneyback Guarantee if you don't succeed with us within a year after 3 attempts
  • 2300+ model questions
  • 6 full length simulations
  • 100+ e-Learning videos
  • CBAP Study guide - printable copy
  • IIBA Application Simulator
  • BABoK Mind maps, Audiobooks, Flashcards
  • Exam Prep Plan, Tips
  • Past Live Session Recordings
  • 6 months learning portal access
  • 12 hours live faculty guidance / office hours (2 hours per month * 6 months) 
  • IIBA Application Filing Support
  • Discussion Board 

CBAP Master Class

$1249  $949

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CBAP Experts Master Class + BA Skill Building
(100% Success or 100% Refund)

  • Everything in Experts Master Class +
  • Unlimited Access to  Learning Resources (LMS)
  • 12 hours of On the Job Live Mentoring Sessions
  • 12 hours of Live BA Skill Building & Tools Training
  • 4 One on One Career Guidance Sessions (30 mins. each)
  • 12 additional hours of live faculty guidance/office hours (2 hours per month * 6 more months) 
  • Access to BA Job Aids (BA templates, BA guidelines, and BA checklists)
  • Access to BA Tools (Jira, Balsamiq, MS Visio, Confluence)
  • 60 CDUs for CBAP recertification
  • 1 Day Priority Support




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Session Plan


Session – 1 (4 Hours Live Online Class)
  • Participant and Faculty Introductions
  • Course Intro - Exam Prep Process & Tips
  • Intro to Business Analysis
  • BABoK Key Terminologies
  • BABoK Knowledge Areas and Techniques Overview
Session – 2 (4 Hour Live Online Class)

BA Planning and Monitoring

  • KA Intro
  • Techniques for BA Planning
  • BA Planning and Monitoring Tasks
    • Plan BA Approach
    • Plan Stakeholder Engagement
    • Plan BA Governance
    • Plan BA Information Management
    • Identify BA Performance Improvements
  • Knowledge based questions

Elicitation and Collaboration

  • KA Intro
  • Techniques for Elicitation and Collaboration
Session – 3 (4 Hours Live Online Class)

Elicitation and Collaboration

  • Elicitation and Collaboration Tasks
    • Prepare for Elicitation
    • Conduct Elicitation
    • Confirm Elicitation Results
    • Communicate BA Information
    • Manage Stakeholder Collaboration
  • Knowledge based questions

Requirements life cycle management

  • KA Intro
  • Techniques for Req. LCM
  • Req. LCM Tasks
    • Trace requirements
    • Maintain requirements
    • Prioritize requirements
    • Assess requirements changes
    • Approve requirements
  • Knowledge based questions
  • Techniques overview for Strategy Analysis and Solution Evaluation
Session – 4 (4 Hour Live Online Class)

Requirements Analysis and Design Definition

  • KA Intro
  • Techniques for RADD
  • RADD Tasks
    • Specify and model requirements
    • Verify requirements
    • Validate Requirements
    • Define Requirements architecture
    • Define Design Options
    • Analyze potential value and recommend solution
  • Knowledge based questions
  • Application Filing - PD Hours Discussion
Session – 5 (4 Hour Live Online Class)

Strategy Analysis

  • KA Intro
  • Techniques for Strategy Analysis
  • Strategy Tasks
    • Analyze Current State
    • Define Future State
    • Assess Risks
    • Define Change Strategy

Solution Evaluation

  • KA Intro
  • Techniques for Solution Evaluation
  • Solution Evaluation Tasks
    • Measure solution performance
    • Analyze performance measures
    • Assess solution limitations
    • Assess enterprise limitations
    • Recommend actions to increase solution value
Session – 6 (4 Hour Live Online Class)
  • How to handle scenario-based questions
  • Scenario-based questions discussion
  • CBAP Application Filing – Work Experience + References Discussion
Session – 7 (4 Hour Live Online Class)
  • How to Attempt Case Based Questions
  • Numerical in BABOK
  • Case Based Questions Discussion
Session – 8 (4 Hour Live Online Class)
  • UML
  • Case Based Questions Discussion
12 Exam Prep Tutorials (1 Hour Live Online Classes)
  • Concept clarification and questions discussion with faculty


Our Trainers

Laura Paton, CBAP

Laura Paton, CBAP

Chairperson PMI PBA Authoring Team. Former Head - Product Development - IIBA. 32+ Years as BA and PM.


LN Mishra CBAP

Mentor to 1500+ IIBA Certified Business Analysts. 25+ years of BA experience.


Victoria Cupet CBAP

Former Regional Director, IIBA Europe and Africa.  25+ years of BA experience.


Lora McCoy CBAP

Former Regional Director, IIBA Central Americas. Former President – IIBA Oklahoma Chapter. 22+ years of BA experience.


How does Adaptive's 100% Success or 100% Refund work?

Adaptive US is the only training organization to offer 100% Success or 100% Refund Guarantee on your CBAP training. As part of the 100% Success or 100% Refund, Adaptive pays a retake fee of USD 295 for the CBAP retake examination to IIBA, in the off chance that a student fails to clear the exam in the first attempt after following our suggested approach. If the student is unsuccessful in the 2nd attempt after following our recommended approach, Adaptive will pay the retake fees once more, and for the 3rd unsuccessful attempt, Adaptive will refund the training fees paid by the student (course fees-Payments made to IIBA for membership and application filing). We succeed with your success and fail with your failure. Back to Deliverables

How does CBAP credential give business analysts an edge over other business analysts?

Technology today offers tremendous opportunities to improve businesses. Business Analyst is a role where one can contribute to the organization's strategy, its offerings, its revenue, and its margin. It offers a great opportunity to interact with many stakeholders, develop innovative solutions and improve existing solutions. Business Analysts are the bridge between Business stakeholders and Technology Architects. The demand for Business Analysts is at an all-time high and the benefits are worth taking-up business analysis as a career choice. As a Business Analyst, one will always have a challenging and new job role or project in hand due to the uniqueness of each problem in varied companies. This is among the most popular certification courses for Business Analysts and is an infallible way to a successful career. Some of the benefits of getting this certification are:

  • According to the 2020 Business Analysis Salary Survey Report by IIBA, BAs who hold this certification earn 59% more than non-certified individuals.
  • It is an established credential and makes a business analyst's competence known and recognized globally by peers and management.
  • It provides better career growth and job opportunities.
  • The knowledge and skills acquired through this certification enable one to become an effective and efficient BA.
  • It demonstrates continuous dedication to the profession to prospective employers.
  • It helps BAs achieve reliable, quality results with enhanced efficiency and consistency.
  • Industry reports predict that business analysis is one of the fastest-growing IT occupations and one of the top desired skills for tech workers.
  • It also gives a positive feeling and enhanced confidence about achieving a milestone in one's BA career.
What is the CBAP Eligibility Criteria - Requirements - Pre-requisites?

This certification from IIBA is aimed at business analysis professionals having 5 years of experience. It is a competency-based certification based on BABoK v3.

To earn this certification, applicants must meet the following criteria such as:

1. 7500 hours in the last 10 years, 900 hours of which should be in four out of the six Knowledge areas from BABOK® Guide Version 3 
2. 35 hours of Professional Development (PD Hours) in the past four years
3. Two references from a career manager, client or Certified Business Analysis Professional – CBAP®
4. A Signed Code of Conduct with IIBA

Adaptive US provides application review for this and filing support There is a good chance that you may ignore some part of your work experience and not count them as relevant BA experience. This certification is most suited for senior business analysts having a minimum of 5 years of experience performing the business analysis tasks.

What counts as a business analysis experience

  • Requirements gathering and elicitation
  • Requirements management
  • Requirements analysis
  • Process analysis
  • Process Mapping
  • Process Modeling
  • Process set up/definition
  • Requirements planning
  • Solution evaluation
  • The solution set up/structuring
  • Solution selection
  • ERP implementation-related activities

What does not count as a business analysis experience

  • Managing requirements engineers
  • Design/Development
  • Coding
  • Testing
  • Project Management
  • Status Reporting
  • Operations

As part of the Adaptive US training program, the coach will guide you through the entire application filing process.

Who provides the CBAP certification?

This certification is provided by the IIBA upon passing the CBAP exam of 3.5 hours.

How to file the CBAP Examination Application

The application for this certification exam happens through the IIBA website. The detailed steps on how to fill the IIBA application form can be found in the CBAP Handbook in the IIBA website.

Adaptive US offers an application simulator, which takes care of all the requirements from IIBA for this certification examination.

Individuals who have attained this designation must demonstrate an ongoing professional commitment to the business analysis profession by satisfying the CBAP Recertification criteria. Please check the Recertification Handbook in the IIBA website for details.

CBAP Exam Pattern Details

This certification is achieved after appearing for the exam that is 3.5 hours long. The exam has 120 multiple choice questions with only one correct option.

    • The  questions are a mix of scenario-based questions  (~65-70%) and case based questions (~30-35%).
    • Case based questions are  usually long cases (1-1.5 pages of information) with multiple questions (3 to 5 questions) about the case
    • The exam assesses the candidates practical application of the defined competencies for this level 3 certification in the IIBA Certification Framework. The current exam pattern is based on v3.0 of the BABOK Guide is as follows:

Explore FREE exam model questions in Adaptive's Learning Portal - Thinkific 

Examination weightage KA wise

Domain %
Business analysis planning and monitoring 14%
Elicitation and collaboration 12%
Requirements life cycle management 15%
Strategy analysis 15%
Requirements analysis and design definition 30%
Solution evaluation 14%
What is the CBAP certification fee or cost?

The  exam fee/cost is as follows:

The first attempt of the exam is $350.00 USD for IIBA members and $505.00 USD for non-members, plus GST/HST for Canadian residents. The second attempt of the  exam is $295.00 USD for IIBA members and $450.00 USD for non-members, plus GST/HST for Canadian residents. The  application fee to be paid to IIBA is $145 for IIBA members as well as non-members, plus GST/HST for Canadian residents.
View more details on CBAP certification cost.

What is a CBAPs salary?

According to the 2021 Annual Business Analysis Salary Survey Summary Report by IIBA, holders of this certification earn 26% more than non-certified respondents. The average earnings for top 1/3 of CBAP holders is $120,395 USD.

How many IIBA PD hours / PDUs / CDUs will this course provide?

You will get 35 IIBA PD hours/35 IIBA PDUs/ 35 CDU credits upon completion of the course. 35 IIBA PD hours/35 IIBA PDUs can be claimed by participants who wish to write the CBAP Certification exam, as this is mandated by IIBA as a pre-requisite to appear for the exam. 35 CDUs can be claimed by participants who are already certified by IIBA® (either CBAP or CCBA) and need to accumulate 60 CDUs every 3 years to renew their certification.

How many hours of preparation do I need to appear for the CBAP exam?

We typically recommend 150-200 hours of preparation after attending the training session. Follow the below given process to ace the exam:

  • Prepare a schedule and stick to the schedule (Grab your FREE copy of  the week wise exam preparation plan from Adaptive's Learning Portal - Thinkific > Exam Prep Help section & learn how to pass this certification exam in 12 weeks!)
  • Start your preparation with the Adaptive CBAP study guide
  • Take up one chapter at a time from the Adaptive US Study guide and test your understanding with the chapter based scenario and case study questions
  • Complete the IIBA application filing with Adaptive US' application simulator that we provide as part of the training deliverable
  • Revise the concepts by reading the Adaptive US Study guide 2/3 times and BABoK Study guide 2/3 times
  • Attempt the 6 Adaptive US simulations comprising of 120 questions and review incorrect answers. In total, Adaptive provides 2300+ exam model questions to test your preparation
  • Once you score about 85%+ in the model questions, you are ready to appear for the exam
  • Book your exam dates 4 or 6 weeks later, preferably on a Monday
  • Take the exam and become a proud holder of the CBAP® credential
Is there a discount on exam fees for IIBA members?

There is 155 USD discount for IIBA members on the examination fees.

How many times can I attempt the exam?

You may take the exam up to 3 times within the 1-year application expiry period. There is no wait time between exam sittings. If you take the exam all 3 times and do not pass, you must wait until your application expires before you can reapply

What are the types of questions in the CBAP exam?

The exam has 2 types of questions - scenario based and case-based. Adaptive's Learning Portal - Thinkific provides sample questions of both types.

What is the CBAP exam passing score?

There is no official data from IIBA to answer this question as IIBA does not disclose this information. However, from our experience and the experience of our past students, we know that it is safe to assume that the exam's passing score is more than 70%. Hence, we suggest targeting 85%+ in the mock tests in order to be successful in the final exam.

How much time do I need for CBAP certification preparation?

3 to 4 months is a reasonable duration to complete this certification preparation.

Grab your FREE copy of the week wise exam preparation plan from Adaptive's Learning Portal - Thinkific > Exam Prep Help section and see how you can achieve your certification goal in 12 weeks!

How to fill-up CBAP application form?

Adaptive US assists you fully in the application process (as per the product plans)

Is Adaptive training a CBAP prep boot camp?

Yes - it is.

Does Adaptive fees include CBAP exam fees?

Master Class and Ultimate Plan with IIBA Fees options are available.

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