What is CCBA Certification ?

  • CCBA stands for Certification of Capability in Business Analysis
  • This certification recognizes BA professionals who have 2-3 years of experience.
  • Aimed towards BA professionals having 2/3 years of exp
  • Developing BAs, Hybrid BAs – PMs, Testers, QA, Change Manager, Tech Lead etc
  • Work experience – 3750 hours in last 7 years
  • Application Reference – 2

Target Audience for CCBA Certification

  • Those with the ECBA who have attained the required work experience hours
  • Those who have fallen into the role of business analysis professional
  • Developing Business Analysis professionals
  • Hybrid Business Analysis professionals (i.e. also PMs, testers, QA, change managers, designers) Product owners/managers
  • Non-BA consultants
  • Trainers And includes professionals working in the role of:
  • Business analysis
  • Systems analysis
  • Requirements analysis or management
  • Process management
  • Consulting

How much does the CCBA Certification exam cost?

Application Fee 125 USD
Certification Exam Fee 325 USD for Members

450 USD for Non Members

Membership Fees Region 1 – 125 USD – USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, UK

Region 2 – 85 USD – Singapore, Malaysia, Middle East Asian countries..

Region 3 – 55 USD – India, Pakistan, Thailand, Tanzania..

CCBA Certification Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicant must meet the requirements specified in this section to be eligible to write the exam. To earn the CCBA designation, applicants must meet the following criteria:
    • Minimum 3750 hours of BA work experience aligned with the BABOK Guide in the last 7 years
    • Minimum 900 hours in each of two of the six knowledge areas or minimum 500 hours in each of four of the six knowledge areas
    • Minimum 21 hours of Professional Development Training in the past four years
    • Two references from a career manager, client or CBAP recipient
    • Signed Code of Conduct

Application and Exam Process for CCBA Certification.

Step 1: Applying for and Paying for Certification

Step 2: Paying for the Exam and booking a slot

Step 3: Registering for the Exam

Step 4: Preparing for the Exam

Step 5: Taking the Exam

CCBA has work experience requirement of 3750 hours (approximately 2-3 years) of business analysis work experience in the last seven years engaged in tasks specifically aligned with the knowledge areas, perspectives, and underlying competencies defined within the BABOK Guide.

CCBA would require documentation of work experience hours of 3750 hours for eligibility

Benefits of CCBA Certification.

Benefits to the individual may include:

  • Competence in the principles and practices of business analysis as defined in the IIBA CCBA Competencies (details coming soon).
  • Participation in a recognized professional group.
  • Recognition of professional competence by professional peers and management.
  • Advanced career potential due to recognition as a professional Business Analysis practitioner.
  • Provides individuals with personal satisfaction of accomplishing a milestone in their BA careers.

Exam Pattern of CCBA

The exam blueprint aligned with v3.0 of the BABOK® Guide is as follows:

Knowledge Area CCBA®
Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring 12%
Elicitation and Collaboration 20%
Requirements Life Cycle Management 18%
Strategy Analysis 12%
Requirements Analysis and Design Definition 32%
Solution Evaluation 6%

How long is the CCBA Certification exam ?

The CCBA exam is 3 hours long and consists of 130 multiple choice questions. The questions are scenario-based (i.e. candidate must do a bit of analysis to arrive at the answer) and assess the candidate’s practical application of the defined competencies for this level 2 certification in the IIBA Certification Framework.

Re-writing the CCBA Certification Exam.

Exam If the candidate does not pass the CCBA exam, he or she is allowed to retake the exam twice within the one year period from the date of their application approval email.

There is no wait time between exam sittings required.

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Find CCBA Certification Application Filing Form to download.

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Put your Project experience without breaking your head, or getting rejected with our DIY CCBA application form.

CCBA application form takes care of all 3 key aspects of the application:

  1. Project experience calculator
  2. Reference details including how to approach references
  3. PD Hour details
  4. Education experience details

It has built in rules to ensure that you do not enter any wrong data.

Some of the rules built into the CCBA application form are:

  1. Project start and end dates are within last 7 years
  2. Project start dates are less than project end date
  3. You provide details of your project and project manager
  4. All necessary details are provided regarding the references

It also provides a sample letter that you can email to your references.

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IIBA Webinar on How best to prepare for CCBA – with LN Mishra

CCBA is the right product for anyone who would like to establish  their credentials as a business analyst practitioner.

CCBA fits perfectly for individuals who have been performing business analysis tasks, regardless of your job title, for minimum of 2 to 3 years (or 3,750 hours); but do not yet have the right amount of business analysis work experience hours to apply for CBAP.

Achieving the CCBA not only represents your solid understanding and proficiency of the competencies within the BABOK Guide, but also provides you with a professional certification that has international market recognition. CCBA also helps BA practitioners unlock their potential to a host of job opportunities in corporate segment.

This webinar tries to achieve the following objectives/outcomes:

  • Explain how CCBA is best suited to less experienced BAs
  • Detailed preparation process for CCBA examination
  • Aspects to focus when one prepares for CCBA
  • Tips and tricks for the exam

If you have missed the CCBA certification Exam preparation Tips webinar then watch it here

http://www.iiba.org/Learning-Development/Webinars/Videos/2017/pm-how-to-best-prepare-ccba.aspx

 

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