Detailed Comparison of CBAP Training Offerings

All prices are in USD


Aspect Adaptive US SimpliLearn Watermark Learning ASPE/Cprime
Program highlights and fees
Exam success guarantee


$295 * 2 - Exam Retake Fees paid by Adaptive for two unsuccessful attempts

Extended Success Guarantee up to 12 months for Ultimate Plan

No such guarantee No such guarantee No such guarantee
Faculty Profiles

All CBAPs with 25+ Years BA Exp. - Part of BABoK Authoring and Exam Committees

Not CBAP certified

PM domain course advisors

Not disclosed Not disclosed
Published information on CBAP certified professionals


675+ CBAP certified professionals

Not disclosed Not disclosed Not disclosed
First time pass %


Not disclosed Not disclosed Not disclosed

Live Exam Prep Support

Office hours/Q&A classes dedicated to clarify concepts and discuss questions with faculty post CBAP training


Extensive 6 months of fortnightly office hours

(12 office hours - 1 hour each)

Modes of support

Discussion Board, Office Hours, Email Support

12 additional office hours for Ultimate Plan

No such support No such support No such support
Total number of questions

2300+ CBAP Model Questions

Includes 6 simulations, 50 case studies, 100 scenario-based questions, warm-ups and concept questions

11 case studies, 11 end-of-chapter quizzes, 3 simulations

(no. of questions not specified)

1200 CBAP Model Questions

Includes simulations, drills, warm-ups

No info 
Curated CBAP Learning Resources


All in one BA learning platform with 7 months access

CBAP V3 Study Guide, BABoK Glossary, Workbook, Study Tables, 100+ elearning videos, 500 + Flashcards, 6 Audiobooks, 4 Mind maps, Faculty Presentations, CBAP Prep Plan, Tips & more to enhance learning and recall concepts

Lifetime access to resources for Ultimate Plan

Limited learning resources - Mentions about Question Bank only Limited learning resources - CBAP Study Guide, Question Bank, Study Tables and Flashcards Limited learning resources - Not much info
Number of 5 Star Reviews 1000+ ? ? ?
Other Aspects
CBAP Prep Class fees

CBAP Master Class: $949

CBAP Master Class + BA Skill Building: $1999

$1099 $1995  $2395

100% Money Back Guarantee


Yes ? No
IIBA Application Filing Support Yes Yes ? ?

All IIBA Fees Inclusive Plans

(IIBA Membership Fees + Application Fees + Exam Fees)

CBAP Master Class (With IIBA Fees): $1499

CBAP Master Class + BA Skill Building (With IIBA Fees): $2549

No No No

Training guaranteed to run



 Adaptive will refund 100% of the fees plus an additional $50 in the rare event that Adaptive cancels a training

100% fees will be refunded in the event SimpliLearn cancels a program and the refund request is raised within 10 days. 

? No such guarantee available

Class recordings available to watch later


(For any missed classes or to re-watch classes to reinforce concepts)

No info No info No info

60 Recertification CDUs

(For Ultimate Plan)


Comes with all the support you need to get your CBAP certification renewed within 3 years

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1 Business Day Priority Support

(For Ultimate Plan)


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Weekday (Tue-Fri)/ Weekend options available

(For Ultimate Plan)

Weekday Batch size limited to 10 students

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