Detailed Comparison of CCBA Training Offerings

Adaptive US vs. Well-known CCBA Training Provider

Simplilearn offers only self study option for CCBA and ASPE does not offer CCBA program. Hence, they are not included in the comparison.

Prices are in USD

Aspect Adaptive US Watermark Learning
Program highlights and exam fees
Program fee

CCBA Success Guaranteed:

$1049 $799 ($250 attractive offer)

CCBA Ultimate:

$1949 $1549 ($400 attractive offer)

$1895(~137% More)
Instructor-led live sessions 

30 hours with exam prep tutorials

Additional 8 hours of tutorials for Ultimate (Total 38 hours)

35 hours
4 months access (8 live Exam prep tutorials/Q&A classes) to clarify concepts and discuss questions with faculty


Additional 8 hours of tutorials over 4 months for Ultimate

21 IIBA Professional Development Hours Yes Yes
Includes IIBA Fees?

Part of Ultimate Plan

Includes IIBA Membership ($125), CBAP Application Fee ($125) and CBAP Exam Fee ($325) 

Exam success guarantee – retake fees and class re-sit 

$250 retake fees paid by Adaptive + re-sit for live classes at no extra cost

Prepare as per our success guarantee norms and rest assured, Adaptive would PAY the exam retake fees in the off chance that the student does not pass in the first attempt.

One full repeat training free of cost if the student does not clear the exam in the first attempt.

Student needs to pay $250 separately to IIBA

100% Money Back Guarantee

Refund of the entire course fees subject to meeting the terms

Yes ?

Training guaranteed to run

50$ Benefit if we fail to run the session

 Adaptive will refund 100% of the fees plus an additional $50 in the rare event that Adaptive cancels a training If Watermark cancels a class, 100% of your tuition will be refunded.

All in one BA learning platform – SuXeed

(Study guide, Question Banks, Mindmaps, Audiobooks, Flashcards, Application Simulator, Exam Simulations, Prep plan, Tips and more)

Yes No
Period of BA Learning Portal Access

Training duration (3 weeks) + 4 months

Additional 4 months of access for Ultimate

Enrolling for the training early on will also give the student extra access days to the learning portal and all learning resources at no extra cost.

6 months access to videos and 3 months access to question bank (~37% less)
Compatible on all devices Yes ?
Convenient weekend virtual live online classes for professionals Yes, held on weekends (Sat and Sun) 4 Continuous days
Can attend from anywhere in the globe?


Training sessions are available for 2 cohorts:

Cohort 1 - NY Time - EST - Whole of USA, Canada, Europe, South America, Africa, Middle East, India

Cohort 2 - Sydney Time - USA West Coast, Canada West Coast, Australia, New Zealand, China, Japan, Singapore, India, Sri Lanka

Restricted to certain geographies (US - Central Time Zone)
Live classes and trainers
Instructor-led live sessions 

30 hours with exam prep tutorials

Additional 8 hours of tutorials for Ultimate (Total 38 hours)

35 hours
Assured CBAP qualified trainers Yes Yes

Trainer profiles disclosed

Industry expert trainers who are part of BABoK v3.0 authoring team and exam setting committee

Yes ?

Class recordings available to watch later

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

Yes No
Focused exam preparation help
Dedicated Exam Model Question Discussion sessions 180+ mins ?
Access to 1 hour Exam prep tutorials for 4 months (# of Q & A sessions)

8 sessions

Additional 8 sessions for Ultimate 

Total number of questions 2100+ (~90% more) 1100
# of simulations 6 ?
Scenario based questions for each KA 50 ?
Assessments with PSI like features Yes ?
Unlimited attempts and analysis reports Yes ?
Comprehensive Study Aids
Printable dedicated CCBA V3 Study Guide Yes CBAP study guide
Learning Videos 100+ Yes (Count?)
Faculty Presentations – In printable handout format Yes ?
Audiobooks 6 No
Flashcards 400+ Yes

BABoK and Techniques Mindmaps

Extremely useful visually organized resources prepared by experts to enhance learning, recall information and answer questions correctly

4 ?
BABoK based Workbook 200+ pages No
BABoK Techniques Summary Yes ?
BABoK V3 Study Tables Yes Yes
BABoK V3 Comprehensive Glossary 600+ terms ?
CCBA Preparation Tips Yes Yes
CCBA Preparation Plan Yes ?
CCBA Application simulator with 100% Past Success Rate Yes ?
Downloadable learning resources 
All learning resources except question bank are downloadable. Question banks are not downloadable so that students practice in an actual exam environment. ?
Customer Support
Email support throughout your certification journey till you pass the exam


Priority 1 Business Day Support for Ultimate

Application filling and IIBA support Yes ?
Success Rate
First Attempt Success Rate  % 97+% ?
Published information on CCBA certified professionals Yes ?
Number of independent Google Reviews 225+ ?
Attractive Rewards
Trailblazer Award – Cash refund $50 Paid by Adaptive upon passing the exam within 6 months of course completion No such reward available
Brand ambassador offer Complimentary access to learning portal upon completion of tasks No such reward available

Refer Your Buddy Program - Unlimited Referral Bonus

$50 for products below $1000 and $100 for products above $1000

Every time your referral signs up for our classes ?

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