CCBA — Certification of Capability in Business Analysis
The Certification of Capability in Business Analysis (CCBA), recognizes one's ability to take on larger and or more complex project responsibilities. CCBA is the mid level certification from International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA). CCBA requires 3750 hours of business analysis experience, 21 hours of training on Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK), 2 references, a signed code of conduct and an online test spanning 3 hours. CCBA is ideal for professionals who have 2 to 4 years of experience and are keen to advance their career in the business analysis profession.
What is the CCBA Certification?
The CCBA Certification recognizes business analyst’s ability to take on larger and more complex project responsibilities. CCBA certification requires 3750 hours of business analysis experience (typically 2.5 years of BA experience), 21 hours of training on Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK), 2 references, a signed code of conduct and an online test spanning 3 hours. CCBA certification is ideal for professionals who would like to advance their career in the business analysis profession.
Our CCBA Training Course
Adaptive’s success guaranteed CCBA training includes 49 Hours Online Live Instructor Led Training (23 Hours Mandatory), success guarantee worth $250 (includes exam rewrite fees). Adaptive’s CCBA training is IIBA endorsed and has 97+% first time success rate with 66+ CCBA certified professionals.
FREE $125 IIBA Membership | 100% Success guarantee | 100% Money back Guarantee | 100% Session Guarantee
World’s #1 IIBA V3 Training Provider - 600+ Certified Professionals | Faculties part of IIBA Authoring & Exam Teams
21 IIBA PD Hours | 49 Hours of Live Training (23 Hours Mandatory) | Complete repeat training |
CCBA Study Guide | 2100+ CCBA Model Questions | 6 CCBA Simulations | BABoK Mindmaps | CCBA Audiobooks | CCBA Flashcards | Monthly Tutorials | Session Recordings | Faculty Presentations |
Extended BABoK 600 terms Glossary | BABoK Based Workbook | BABoK Study Tables | CCBA Training $319/Month * 4 months or $1149 one time
Attend interactive sessions by top-notch CBAP certified instructors with 25+ years of BA experience, using proven web-based conferencing system at time slots that suit your convenience. Experience world class coaching at the comfort of your home.
We provide carefully structured 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
What you will get from Adaptive US’ CCBA certification Training program
CCBA certification Training with Success Guarantee
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.
49 hours of Live Instructor Led CCBA Training
The training is aligned to BABoK and comes with 21 IIBA PD hours/21 IIBA PDUs and 21 IIBA CDUs. It comes with 5 sessions of 4 hours each + live 1 hour exam prep tutorials for 6 months (3 mandatory + 6 optional) + provision to repeat full training
Exhaustive 2100+ CCBA Practice Questions
This includes time based chapter end CCBA practice questions and 6 full length CCBA simulations comprising of 130 questions each, with unlimited number of attempts.
IIBA approved courseware
Adaptive provides downloadable courseware comprising of BABoK based CCBA study guide, BABoK workbook to take notes while you learn, BABoK based mind maps, CCBA glossary, CCBA study tables, faculty presentations etc.
BABoK V3 based CCBA Study Guide
Adaptive’s CCBA Study Guide is the most compact CCBA Study Guide. It has only 20% word count as compared to BABoK V3 which saves a significant amount of preparation time.
SuXeed offers you more
Detailed CCBA certification exam preparation plan on how to achieve the CCBA certification in 8 weeks.
100+ CCBA exam tips and tricks on how to approach the exam, areas to focus, types of CCBA questions asked and more
Revisit what you learnt during CCBA training
Adaptive offers CCBA class recordings to watch and refresh concepts later
Repeat the entire training
The participant can attend the entire training (5 sessions, 4 hours each) once again to reinforce the concepts
Access to 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!
Adaptive CCBA Audiobooks are structured as per the BABoK knowledge areas and are a great resource to learn on the go
Access to faculty presentation
Adaptive provides access to faculty presentations, which students can use to revise the concepts taught in the class
Make learning fun with CCBA Flashcards
Adaptive CCBA Flashcards are structured as per the BABoK knowledge areas and are a fun way to learn and test the terminologies of BABoK
Over 10+ hours of CCBA
Adaptive’s Learning portal, SuXeed has 100+ byte-sized learning modules (each between 5 to 15 mins). It is compatible with all devices.
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 CCBA certified.
The Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA) course by Adaptive US has been developed considering the growing demands of professionals to advance their BA skillsets and climb the BA career ladder. It also enables them to take on larger and more complex project responsibilities.
The intense CCBA 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 CCBA aspirants to face the CCBA certification examination confidently and crack it in the very first attempt.
Adaptive US’s CCBA Certification training is a highly interactive online training conducted using reliable web conferencing systems spanning over 3 weeks (5 classes of 4 hours each) + exam prep tutorials. BABoK authoring team and IIBA v3 exam setting committee, conduct this intense CCBA 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 CCBA training, CCBA 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)
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
Interact with instructors and learn how to tackle the CCBA questions through CCBA practice tests and feedback.
Gain access to join live exam prep tutorials for 6 months, where participants can clarify all their doubts with instructors.
Be able to demonstrate continued dedication to the profession through recertification requirements for CCBA or CBAP
The training provided by Adaptive US Inc was great. The online webinars helped a lot to understand the core concepts. Great support from LN Mishra and Lora Mc Coy.
I passed the exam in one month.
- Maria Nicole Di Simone
Happy to recommend the team at Adaptive US and LN Mishra to anyone looking to gain an IIBA BABOK certification. I attended the CCBA Training Workshops delivered by LN through Adaptive,
and have been able to successfully get certified within the promised 8 week time frame.
- Ash Almeida
My CCBA AdaptiveUS training is by far the best training I attended in business analysis. Forget all the book teaching LN rocked how he trained us - very interactive, collaboratively fun and enjoying, sharing his real-life experiences (I was focusing on this lol) and
of course he was like a great father to us who loves to mentor his children
- Justine Joy Hernandez
The training provided by Adaptive US Inc was great. The online webinars helped a lot to understand the core concepts.
Great support from LN Mishra and Lora Mc Coy. I passed the exam in one month.
- Maria Nicole Di Simone
Hi LN & Ananya, yesterday i gave my CCBA exam and I successfully cleared the exam. Thank you again for all your assistance.
- Nitish Argal
I used only Adaptive Processes materials to prepare for my ECBA and CCBA exams, both of which I passed on my first try. I will certainly use their materials to prepare for my CBAP exam.
- Amy Bretherick Gangl
Adaptive US has helped prepare for CCBA certification, The study material provided by Adaptive is very helpful and they have multiple practice tests. The simulation tests were most helpful,
you can review your answers and explanation to see if your understanding about the concepts are correct. If you have any questions they are quick with Responses.
- Neeraja .medimi
“Wonderful experience in term of knowledge, guidance and preparation materials.
I was skeptical initially about where to get trained which would be good enough for me but after much reasearch chose to go with them and i am very happy i chose them , they have helped me with all my queries and their practice materials are exhaustive to give a good simulation of original exam.
Keep up the good work but also of course their would always be a room for improvement and i know they are always eager for improving themselves which is endearing.”
- Avinash Mishra
I have been going through Adaptive & LN’s guidance. They haven’t failed me yet !!!
Your information helped me feel more positive about Business Analysis work and to take CCBA examination. I am a different person today because of the your teaching & guidance.
- Anoop Prabhu
Adaptive CCBA training was straight to the point! LN training aimed at understanding the Knowledge Areas in a very simple way in order to assimilate them for the better. The online help was with also fantastic, you could choose between specific quiz on KA and Flash cards, with great tests to go with it, finishing off with two full tests simulation.
I would recommend this training for ECBA, CCBA preparation anytime, they are fantastic!
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 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 CCBA certification from IIBA is a popular certification for mid-level business analysts who wish to take their BA career to greater heights and perform their BA role effectively by understanding BABoK standard and industry best practices. Some of the benefits of getting CCBA certified are:
Complete a minimum of 3,750 hours of Business Analysis work experience in the last 7 years.
Within these 3750 minimum hours required, a minimum of 900 hours must be completed in each of 2 of the 6 BABOK® Guide Knowledge Areas OR, a minimum of 500 hours must be completed in each of 4 of the 6 BABOK® Guide Knowledge Areas.
Minimum 21 hours of Professional Development in the past four years
2 references from a career manager, client or CBAP recipient.
Agree to Code of Conduct. Agree to Terms and Conditions.
The application for CCBA 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 CCBA Handbook: Here
Adaptive US offers a CCBA application simulator, which takes care of all the requirements from IIBA for the CCBA certification examination.
CCBA certification is based on a separate test conducted by IIBA at computer based test centers called prometric centers. The candidate needs to fulfill the criteria mentioned by IIBA site to appear for the test. The candidate has to do application filing first, pay exam fees and then get eligibility ID. Using the eligibility ID, the candidate has to book the exam at Prometric
The CCBA certification is achieved after appearing for the CCBA exam which is 3 hours long. The exam has 130 multiple choice questions with only one correct option. The CCBA comprises of scenario-based questions.
Examination weightage – KA wise
Business analysis planning and monitoring
Elicitation and collaboration
Requirements life cycle management
Requirements analysis and design definition
The CCBA cost is as follows:
First attempt CCBA exam fee is $325.00 USD for IIBA members and $450.00 USD for non-members, plus GST/HST for Canadian residents
Second attempt CCBA exam fee is $250.00 USD for IIBA members and $375.00 USD for non-members, plus GST/HST for Canadian residents
The CCBA application fee to be paid to IIBA is $125 for IIBA members as well as non-members, plus GST/HST for Canadian residents. View more details on CCBA certification cost.
You will get 21 IIBA PD hours/21 IIBA PDUs and 21 IIBA CDU credits upon completion of the course.
21 IIBA PD hours/21 IIBA PDUs can be claimed by participants who wish to write the CCBA Certification exam, as it is one of the eligibility criterions stated by IIBA to appear for the exam.
21 IIBA 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.
We typically recommend 80-120 hours of preparation after attending the CCBA training session. Follow the below given process to ace the exam:
Prepare a schedule and stick to the schedule (Download the CCBA exam study preparation plan from Adaptive US)
Start your preparation with the Adaptive CCBA study guide
Take up one chapter at a time from the Adaptive US CCBA Study guide and test your understanding with the chapter based scenario questions
Complete the IIBA application filing with Adaptive US CCBA application simulator that we provide as part of the CCBA training deliverable
Revise the concepts by reading the Adaptive US CCBA Study guide 2/3 times and BABoK Study guide 2/3 times
Attempt the 6 Adaptive US CCBA simulations comprising of 130 questions and review incorrect answers. In total, Adaptive provides 1750+ CCBA model questions to test your preparation
Once you score about 85%+ in the CCBA model questions, you are ready to appear for the CCBA exam
Book your exam dates 4 or 6 weeks later, preferably on a Monday
Take the exam and become a proud holder of the CCBA credential
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.
There is 125 USD discount for IIBA members on the examination fees.
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 CCBA participants, we know that it is safe to assume that the CCBA exam passing score is more than 70%.
Hence, we suggest targeting 85%+ in the CCBA mock tests in order to be successful in the CCBA final exam.
Although IIBA® allows one to take the CCBA exam without any classroom training, it will be really hard to understand BABoK v3.0 without the help of an expert instructor. BABoK V3 is 500+ pages long and quite complex to follow. An expert instructor can help you to understand BABoK v3.0 very quickly. • In addition, instructor led sessions give good insight on how to prepare for the exam, clarify doubts and provide practical tips and tricks based on exam experience.
CCBA self-study is not recommended for the following reasons:
You need 21 PDUs for the IIBA application process and PD hours are obtained from live training.
Clearing CCBA is not easy as questions are scenario based.
All the questions require good 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.
The CCBA 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.
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.
Read about the benefits of CCBA mentioned in first Faq.
The CCBA opens doors to a rewarding and successful career in business analysis. It gives greater confidence and fulfilment at work. For those who wish to advance their career in the BA field, this course and the CCBA credential that comes with it 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.