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CBAP (Certified Business Analysis Professional) certification equips you to lead challenging assignments and solve complex business problems with confidence. Be a CBAP holder and earn 19% or more than non-certified professionals as per 2019 IIBA Salary Survey.

Adaptive US CBAP Training - Key Deliverables

Adaptive’s success guaranteed CBAP training includes 66 Hours Online Live Instructor Led Training (30 Hours Mandatory), success guarantee worth USD 250 (includes exam rewrite fees) and 100% moneyback guarantee. Adaptive’s CBAP training is IIBA endorsed and has 97+% first time success rate with 380+ CBAP certified professionals.

World’s #1 IIBA V3 Training Provider - 720+ Certified Professionals | Faculties part of IIBA Authoring & Exam Teams

IIBA Endorsed 35 IIBA PD Hours | World’s #1 CBAP V3 Training Provider - 370+ CBAPs
66 Hours of Live Training |Complete repeat Training| Fortnightly Tutorials | Faculties part of IIBA Authoring & Exam Teams | Comprehensive CBAP Study Guide | 2300+ CBAP Model Questions | 6 CBAP Simulations | CBAP Application Filing Support | CBAP Mind maps | CBAP Audiobooks | CBAP Flashcards | Session Recordings | Faculty Presentations | Extended BABoK 600 terms Glossary | BABoK Based Workbook | BABoK Workbook | CBAP Prep Plan & Exam tips

IIBA Endorsed CBAP Certification Prep Training

Success guarantee | Money back Guarantee | Session Guarantee

What you will get from Adaptive US CBAP Certification Exam Training program

Success Guaranteed CBAP Training

After following our recommended approach, if a student fails to clear the exam in the 1st attempt, we pay the exam retake fees and if a student does not clear in the 2nd attempt, we refund 100% of the course fees.
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IIBA approved courseware

Adaptive provides downloadable courseware comprising of BABoK® based CBAP study guide, CBAP workbook to take notes while you learn, BABoK® based mind maps, CBAP glossary, CBAP study tables, faculty presentations etc.

BABoK V3 based CBAP Study Guide

We repay the exam retake fees if a participant fails to clear the exam in the first attempt. We stick our neck out for you. We succeed with your success and fail with your failure.


Make learning fun with CBAP Flashcards

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

File IIBA application confidently

Adaptive provides CBAP Application simulator fully aligned to IIBA CBAP requirements.


66 hrs of Instructor Led CBAP Training

The training is aligned to BABoK and comes with 35 IIBA PD hours/35 IIBA PDUs and 35 CDUs. It comes with 8 sessions + live 1 hour exam prep tutorials for 6 months (2 mandatory + 8 optional) + provision to repeat full training


Revisit what you learned

Adaptive offers CBAP class recordings to watch and refresh concepts later


Repeat the Entire Training

The participant can attend the entire training (8 sessions) once again to reinforce the concepts.


Over 10+ hours of CBAP Video learning

Adaptive’s Learning portal, SuXeed has 100+ byte-sized learning modules (each between 5 to 15 mins). It is compatible with all devices.


Learn on the go with CBAP Audiobooks!

Adaptive CBAP Audiobooks are structured as per the BABoK® knowledge areas and are a great resource to learn on the go


2300+ CBAP Practice Questions

This includes time-based chapter end CBAP practice questions and 6 full-length CBAP simulations comprising 120 questions each, with an unlimited number of attempts. The simulations also come with BABoK reference and explanation for correct answers

SuXeed offers you more

SuXeed contains detailed CBAP certification exam preparation plan on how to achieve the CBAP certification in 12 weeks, 100+ CBAP exam tips and tricks on how to approach the exam, areas to focus, types of CBAP questions asked and more. Learn More

Live Exam Prep Tutorials for 6 months

Attend the exam prep tutorials and clarify all your queries with the faculty. Take the exam with complete confidence and no doubts in your mind!


We support you till you Succeed

Our Success Rate is over 97%.We are just an email/ phone call away. Our training support team and faculties are there to help you with concept clarification and any other query till you become CBAP certified.

Access to faculty presentation

Adaptive provides access to to faculty presentations, which students can use to revise the concepts taught in the class


I chose Adaptive for my course provider required for my CBAP certificate. Adaptive have great trainers who help make sense of the BABOK guide. Adaptive also have A LOT of resources online (question bank, audio guides, study material) so there’s plenty to keep you busy while you study.

Jon Bryant

The Adaptive practice questions are an excellent resource to prepare for the CBAP exam. I completed all their simulation tests twice and reviewed the Questions explanations to be sure my understanding was correct, and concepts were fresh in my mind before the exam. If you want to pass the first time, practice is the answer.

Angel Urquia

Thank you Adaptive! With the support of Adaptive instructors LN Mishra, Lora McCoy, Peter Johnson, Adaptive support team and Adaptive online learning tools and test preparation system, I was able to pass the test from the first attempt.

Svetlana Rozovsky

Upcoming CBAP Instructor-Led Live Sessions

For team training, please send your request to Info@AdaptiveUS.com.

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Whole of USA, Canada, Europe, South America, Africa, Middle East, India

Dates Cohort Program Code Days of the Week Timings
08 Aug - 30 Aug August 2020 CBAP with Success Guarantee Sat and Sun 9.00 to 13.00 ET - New York time
12 Sep - 04 Oct September 2020 CBAP with Success Guarantee Sat and Sun 9.00 to 13.00 ET - New York time
03 Oct  - 25 Oct October 2020 CBAP with Success Guarantee Sat and Sun 9.00 to 13.00 ET - New York time
31 Oct - 22 Nov November 2020 CBAP with Success Guarantee Sat and Sun 9.00 to 13.00 ET - New York time
05 Dec - 27 Dec December 2020 CBAP with Success Guarantee Sat and Sun 9.00 to 13.00 ET - New York time
USA West Coast, Canada West Coast
Dates Month Program Code Days of the Week Timings
07 Aug 2020 - 29 Aug 2020 August CBAP with Success Guarantee Fri and Sat 18.00 to 22.00 PT - Los Angeles time
02 Oct 2020 - 24 Oct 2020 October CBAP with Success Guarantee Fri and Sat 18.00 to 22.00 PT - Los Angeles time
27 Nov 2020 - 19 Dec 2020 November CBAP with Success Guarantee Fri and Sat 18.00 to 22.00 PT - Los Angeles time



Australia, New Zealand, China, Japan, Singapore, India, Sri Lanka

Dates Month Program Code Days of the Week Timings
08 Aug 2020 - 30 Aug 2020 August CBAP with Success Guarantee Sat and Sun 9.00 to 13.00 Singapore Time
03 Oct 2020 - 25 Oct 2020 October CBAP with Success Guarantee Sat and Sun 9.00 to 13.00 Singapore Time
28 Nov 2020 - 20 Dec 2020 November CBAP with Success Guarantee Sat and Sun 9.00 to 13.00 Singapore Time

What is CBAP?

The Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) designation is the world's most acknowledged business analysis professional certification from the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA). CBAP requires 7500 hours of business analysis experience, 35 hours of training on Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABoK), 2 references, a signed code of conduct and an online test spanning 3.5 hours. CBAP is ideal for senior business analysis professionals with 5 or more years of experience.

Why CBAP Certification?

The CBAP certification enables business analysts to move up in their career journey. CBAP certification holders on average earn 19% more salary compared to their non-certified counterparts. CBAP recipients perform better at work and show more confidence at work. Currently Adaptive has helped close to 370+ BAs to achieve CBAP certification.

Peter Johnson CBAP

Chief Education Officer

Part of BABoK V3 Authoring and Exam Team. Founder of IIBA New Jersey Chapter. 30+ years of Business Analysis Experience

LN Mishra CBAP

Mentor to 500+ IIBA Certified Business Analysts. 24+ years of Professional Experience in BA. Part of IIBA V3 Exam Committee

Lora McCoy CBAP

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

Tom Tomasovic IIBA-AAC

Agile BA Practitioner, CPRE Certified. B.S. Chemical Engineering – Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 26+ years of BA experience

CBAP Training Program Description

The Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) course by Adaptive US has been developed considering the growing needs of business analysts to take their career to greater heights by acquiring the coveted CBAP certification.

The intense CBAP certification training program crafted by expert IIBA certified instructors with over 25+ years of business analysis experience not only establishes a solid foundation on the industry best practices recommended by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) but also equips CBAP aspirants to face the CBAP certification examination confidently and crack it in the very first attempt.

Adaptive US’s Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) training is a highly interactive online training conducted using reliable web conferencing systems spanning over 4 weeks (8 classes) + Exam Prep Tutorials. Expert faculty, who have been part of the IIBA v3 exam committee, conduct this intense CBAP preparation training.The training is fully aligned to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge(BABOK) v3.0 developed by IIBA.

Over the course of the training, CBAP aspirants will

  • Understand and learn the established business analysis practices that are outlined in the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge(BABOK) v3.0
  • Gain competence in the 6 Knowledge Areas (BA Planning and Monitoring, Elicitation and Collaboration, Requirements Life Cycle Management, Strategy Analysis, Requirements Analysis and Design Definition and Solution Evaluation) and best practices outlined in BABoK Master the terminologies used in the BABOK
  • Acquire sound understanding of the role, competencies and skillsets required to become an effective and result-oriented business analyst
  • Learn how to manage stakeholders effectively
  • Gain practical insights into the principles and practices of business analysis
  • Learn how to identify and apply various tools and 50 BABoK techniques in business analysis scenarios. These are essential techniques in a Business Analyst’s toolkit
  • Gain competence on techniques related to requirements modelling like Use case diagrams, Data flow diagrams, State models, Class diagrams, Entity Relationship diagrams, Process models etc.
  • Interact with CBAP certified instructors and learn how to tackle the exam through CBAP practice tests and feedback.
  • Gain access to join live monthly Q&A webinars where participants can clarify all their doubts with CBAP certified instructors.
  • Be able to demonstrate continued dedication to the profession through recertification requirements 

Online Classroom

Attend interactive sessions by top-notch CBAP instructors with 25+ years of BA experience using web-based conferencing system at time slots that suit your convenience. Experience world class coaching at the comfort of your home.

Team/ Corporate/ Onsite Training

We provide carefully structured IIBA V3 programmes for team, corporate and onsite trainings to meet the growing demands of business analysis professionals and equip them to stay relevant in times of rapidly changing business environments.

Individual discount* | Quick Decision Benefit of USD 100 | Brand Ambassador Award of USD 100 | Trailblazer Award of USD 100

Group discount* | 5% discount for 2 – 3 participants | 10% discount for 4-10 participants | 15% for more than 10 participants

*For more info about offers, terms & conditions, visit: Offers

USD 250 Success guarantee | 100% Money back Guarantee | USD 50 Session Guarantee | World’s #1 CBAP Online Training Provider - 360+ CBAPs | Faculties part of IIBA Authoring & Exam Teams


About Adaptive US CBAP Success Guarantee and 100% Moneyback Guarantee

Adaptive US is the only training organization to offer Success Guarantee and 100% Moneyback Guarantee on your CBAP training. As part of the success guarantee, Adaptive refunds a one time retake fees of USD 250 for the CBAP retake examination, 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 refund 100% of the money paid by the student.

We succeed with your success and fail with your failure. View complete details here.

Session Plan

Session – 1 (4 Hour Live Online Class)
  • Participant and faculty Introductions
  • Intro to Business Analysis
  • Intro to BABoK Knowledge Areas
  • BABoK Terminology
  • BABoK Themes
  • IIBA Test Information
  • PD Hour Details
Session – 2 (4 Hour Live Online Class)

BABoK Techniques

  • BABoK Techniques Mind map
  • Basic Techniques for BA Planning
  • Basic Techniques for Elicitation
  • Basic Techniques for Req. Life Cycle Management
  • Basic Techniques for Strategy Analysis
  • Basic Techniques for Req. Analysis
  • Basic Techniques for Solution Evaluation
Session – 3 (4 Hour Live Online Class)

BA Planning and Monitoring

  • Intro to KA 
  • Plan BA Approach
  • Plan Stakeholder Engagement
  • Plan BA Governance
  • Plan BA Information Management
  • Identify BA Performance Improvements

Elicitation and Collaboration

  • Intro to KA
  • Prepare for Elicitation
  • Conduct Elicitation
  • Confirm Elicitation Results
  • Communicate BA Information
  • Manage Stakeholder Collaboration
Session – 4 (4 Hour Live Online Class)

Requirements life cycle management

  • Intro to KA
  • Trace requirements
  • Maintain requirements
  • Prioritize requirements
  • Assess requirements changes
  • Approve requirements

Strategy Analysis

  • Intro to KA
  • Analyze Current State
  • Define Future State
  • Assess Risks
  • Define Change Strategy
Session – 5 (3 Hour Live Online Class)

Requirements Analysis and Design Definition

  • Intro to KA
  • Specify and model requirements
  • Verify requirements
  • Validate Requirements
  • Define Requirements architecture
  • Define Design Options

Solution Evaluation

  • Intro to KA
  • Analyze potential value and recommend solution
  • Measure solution performance
  • Analyze performance measures
  • Assess solution limitations
  • Assess enterprise limitations
  • Recommend actions to increase solution value
Session – 6 (3 Hour Live Online Class)
  • Application Filing Discussion
  • How to Attempt Scenario Based Questions
  • Scenario Based Questions Discussion
Session – 7 (3 Hour Live Online Class)
  • Advanced BA Techniques - Part 1
  • How to Attempt Case Based Questions
  • Case Based Questions Discussion
Session – 8 (3 Hour Live Online Class)
  • Advanced BA Techniques - Part 2
  • Case Based Questions Discussion
Tutorials (1 Hour Live Online Classes)
  • Concept clarification and questions discussion with faculty


How CBAP credential gives 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 organizations strategy, its offerings, its revenue, and its margin. It offers great opportunity to interact with many stakeholders, develop innovative solutions and improving 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 a new job role or project in hand due to the uniqueness of each problem in varied companies. The CBAP 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 CBAP certified are:

  • According to the 2019 Business Analysis Salary Survey Report by IIBA, BAs who hold an IIBA CBAP(R) certification earn 19% more than non-certified individuals.
  • CBAP is an established credential and makes a business analysts competence known and recognized globally by peers and management.
  • It provides better career growth and job opportunities.
  • The knowledge and skills acquired through the CBAP certification enables 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 will be 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 ones BA career.
What is the CBAP Eligibility Criteria - Requirements - Pre-requisites for CBAP?

The CBAP 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 the CBAP certification, applicants must meet the following criteria:

The eligibility criteria of CBAP are- 1. 7500 hours in the last 10 years, 900 hours of which should be in four out of the six BABOK® Guide Version 3 Knowledge areas
2. 35 hours of Professional Development 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 CBAP application review 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 CBAP training program, the coach will guide you through the entire CBAP application filing process

How to file the CBAP Examination Application

The application for CBAP Certification Exam happens through the IIBA website. The detailed steps on how to fill the IIBA application form in the IIBA website can be found in the CBAP Handbook: http://www.iiba.org/Certification-Recognition/CBAP-Designation/CBAP/CBAP-Handbook.aspx

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

Individuals who have attained the CBAP designation must demonstrate an ongoing professional commitment to the business analysis profession by satisfying the CBAP Recertification program. Please check the Recertification Handbook for details:http://www.iiba.org/Certification-Recognition/CBAP-Designation/CBAP/cbap-recertification-handbook.aspx

Who provides the CBAP certification?

The CBAP® certification is provided by the IIBA.

CBAP Exam Pattern Details

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

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


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 cost?

The CBAP cost is as follows:

First attempt CBAP exam fee is $325.00 USD for IIBA members and $450.00 USD for non-members, plus GST/HST for Canadian residents Second attempt CBAP exam fee is $250.00 USD for IIBA members and $375.00 USD for non-members, plus GST/HST for Canadian residents The CBAP application fee to pay to IIBA is $125 for IIBA members as well as non-members, plus GST/HST for Canadian residents.
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What is a CBAPs salary?

According to the 2019 Annual Business Analysis Salary Survey Summary Report by IIBA, CBAP holders earn 19% more than non-certified respondents. The global average salary of a CBAP holder is $81,852

How many IIBA PD hours/IIBA PDUs and IIBA CDUs will I be eligible for upon completion of the course? What can these credits be used for?

You will get 35 IIBA PD hours/35 IIBA PDUs and 35 CDU credits on completion of the course.35 IIBA PD hours/35 IIBA PDUs can be claimed by participants who wish to write the CBAP or CCBA Certification exam, as this is mandated by IIBA as a pre-requisite to appear for the exam.35 CDUs will 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.

What is the IIBA® code of conduct?

All candidates who wish to take IIBA® certifications must read and agree to a mandatory Code of Conduct prior to applying in order to be able to proceed with your application.For more information on this, please visit: iiba.org

What next after the CBAP® course?

The CBAP® opens doors to a rewarding and successful career in business analysis. It gives greater confidence and fulfilment at work. The CBAP salary increase that comes with attaining a CBAP credential from IIBA is totally worth it in comparison to the investment that has to be made into it. It also gives you an opportunity to become part of an elite group of professionals who are known for their dedication and commitment to the field of business analysis.

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 CBAP training session. Follow the below given process to ace the exam:

  • Prepare a schedule and stick to the schedule (Download the CBAP exam study preparation plan from SuXeed )
  • Start your preparation with the Adaptive CBAP study guide
  • Take up one chapter at a time from the Adaptive US CBAP Study guide and test your understanding with the chapter based scenario and case study questions
  • Complete the IIBA application filing with Adaptive US CBAP application simulator that we provide as part of the CBAP training deliverable
  • Revise the concepts by reading the Adaptive US CBAP Study guide 2/3 times and BABoK Study guide 2/3 times
  • Attempt the 6 Adaptive US CBAP simulations comprising of 120 questions and review incorrect answers. In total, Adaptive provides 2300+ CBAP model questions to test your preparation
  • Once you score about 85%+ in the CBAP model questions, you are ready to appear for the CBAP 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 125 USD discount for IIBA members on the examination fees.

Can I do self-paced study and pass the CBAP exam?

CBAP self-study is not recommended for the following reasons:

  • You need 35 PDUs for the IIBA application process and PD hours are obtained only from the live training.
  • Clearing CBAP is quite hard as there are no direct questions
  • All the questions require deeper understanding of concepts, tasks and techniques, which comes only with the guidance, and mentoring of experienced coaches and study materials.
  • Time management remains a big challenge till date and the exam prep tricks and tips from our coaches helps our participants to sail through this challenge.
How will I know if I passed the CBAP exam?

The CBAP exam candidates will be notified immediately on screen once they submit their computer-based exam. For those who fail the exam, they will be provided with additional information, specifically the Knowledge Areas that require their attention.

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 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 CBAP participants, we know that it is safe to assume that the CBAP exam passing score is more than 70%. Hence, we suggest targeting 85%+ in the CBAP mock tests in order to be successful in the CBAP final exam.

What is the career path of a business analyst?

Read on to move ahead in your BA career.

Yes, you have been a Business Analyst, done and lived the analyst role, been through all this, now it doesnt seem so interesting anymore.

Is this something you have been as a Senior BA and BA Managers been through?


So what next?

Here is a very broad guideline for the career progression of a BA.

Four common career paths BAs can pursue are:
1. Business analysis
2. Product management
3. Project management
4. Consulting

However having said that it depends on the persons interest, domain/technical knowledge, interest to learn new concepts and risk-taking ability which determines largely the career progress.

If you are risk-taking and open to learn new concepts/domain you can change your domain and move to a new field and establish yourself to be a good player in the field. This gives you good exposure and makes your career prospects broader. That makes you a good candidate for a senior executive position.

If you love what you are good at and aim to become an expert in the same without changing gears then you can master your domain including getting into other areas in the same domain. This can include having a good hold on the tools and products prevalent in the domain. This can make you a great specialist and unique in the field, which is invaluable for your career.

You can make yourself a great consultant in a particular field and can think of working with multiple clients to give them a part of your time and expert guidance. In return, this gives you the flexibility and the rich experience of working with multiple clients.

There is no better time than now to start something good.

Go and Kiss the world as per your taste and interest, the world is all yours if you can make it and believe in yourself.

Why should you pursue CBAP® Certification?

Read about the benefits of CBAP mentioned in first FAQ.

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