Benefits of CBAP Cert

CBAP : Certified Business Analysis Professional

What, Why, Who and How in 2023

In this blog, we will discuss the following:

What is CBAP Certification?

CBAP (Certified Business Analysis Professional) is the 3rd-level credential for business analysts from the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA). It is considered as the Gold Standard in business analyst certifications. CBAP recognizes senior BA professionals with five+ years of business analyst experience.

CBAP certification provides significant salary increase, faster career growth, and new opportunities. Globally there are only 16000+ CBAPs today making it highly sought after.

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  • CBAPs can earn significant salary increase. Some of our past students have received 80 to 100% higher salary post CBAP.
  • Globally recognized BA certification. Many organizations look for trained and certified Business Analysts.

  • Faster career growth and ability influence organizational growth.

  • Significant confidence at work-place.

Who Should Go For CBAP

  • Experienced business analysts with 5+ years of BA experience
  • CCBAs who would like to renew their certifications
  • Business Analyst Consultants
  • Business Analyst Trainers with significant BA experiences

CBAP Eligibility

  • 7500 hours of business analyst experience in the last 10 years
  • In 4 out of the 6 BABoK Knowledge areas, minimum 900 hours of experience
  • 35 hours of CBAP training in the past 4 years aligned to BABOK
  • Two references
  • A Signed Code of Conduct with IIBA
  • Passing the CBAP exam.

CBAP Training

  1. CBAP training must be moderated or facilitated, with a moderator for the session or an instructor who takes students through the learning material.
  2. Must have measurable learning objectives.
  3. Students must be able to ask questions.
  4. Students must get opportunities to practice the presented tasks.
  5. Must be aligned with the BABOK Guide.

IIBA has authorized training institutes to teach CBAP courses. Adaptive US is an Endorsed Education Provider for CBAP training.


How to be a CBAP

Five Steps to become a successful CBAP in less than 3 months

  1. Ensure the eligibility for the CBAP certification exam and decide on the training partner (Week 1)
  2. Complete CBAP training (Week 2 to 3)
  3. Study BABoK and Practice CBAP questions (Week 2 to 11)
  4. Get CBAP application approved (Week 6)
  5. Take the CBAP test and be a proud CBAP (Week 12)