Guaranteed CPOA Certification.





Guaranteed CPOA Certification.



Success Guarantee. 2 Free Retakes.

1800+ IIBA Certifications.

Download Brochure Start Free Trial Book Advisory Call

Adaptive's 4 Awesome Guarantees

Endorsed course
Endorsed Courses
Success Guarantee
Moneyback Guarantee
Adaptive US Session Run guarantee-2
100% Run Guarantee
  • Overview
  • Eligibility
  • Enroll
  • Deliverables
  • Resources
  • Syllabus
  • Reviews
  • Trainers
  • FAQ

IIBA CPOA Certification Training


CPOA training & certification enhances your employability by demonstrating a solid understanding of the Product Ownership Analysis Fundamentals.

With Adaptive's expert guidance, become a proud CPOA in the very first attempt!

Adaptive’s CPOA Certification Training course provides highly focused exam preparation support for IIBA Level 1 – CPOA exam candidates through sessions fully aligned to t he IIBA CPOA along with Exam Preparation Tutorials. This is a highly interactive training conducted by CPOA qualified expert instructors.

The learning resources, study plan, exam tips, question bank and exam simulators are fully aligned to the CPOA exam pattern and equips CPOA aspirants to prepare effectively, identify areas of weakness and face the CPOA certification examination confidently.

What You Will Learn

    • CPOA Exam Preparation Process
    • In-depth understanding of Product Ownership Analysis, Framework, Context and 25+ techniques in IIBA-CPOA
    • Understand roles and responsibilities of a POA practitioner and how to apply Agile and product ownership analysis 
    • Practice CPOA knowledge based questions
    • CPOA exam process
    • Tips to ace the exam in the first attempt

Get Ready For The Product Owner Role

Endorsed Course high res logo

Target Audience

The CPOA certification training is suitable for individuals who work as Product Owners/Business Analysis Professional, support Product Owners in their work, execute Product Ownership related work, those considering a Product Owner career path, current CCBAs/CBAPs.

Training Program Eligibility

  • Good command over English language and good knowledge of business and IT
  • Computer with mic and speaker
  • High speed internet (> 2 Mbps) and noise-free stationary environment
  • Residents of Cuba, Iran, Syria, North Korea, Crimea Region of Ukraine are not eligible to take IIBA exams

Get Ready For The Product Owner Role

CPOA Master Class
  • 30 IIBA PD Hours 
  • Covers 2 retake fees of USD 195 each
  • 12 hours of live virtual classes (Weekend Training)
  • 12 live Q&A sessions of 1 hour each post the CPOA classes (over 6 months of exam prep support)
  • Downloadable CPOA Study Guide
  • 440+ Model Questions + 4 Exam simulations
  • 6+ Hours of CPOA Videos + Flashcards and Audiobooks
  • Exam prep plan and tips 
  • 180 days resources (LMS) access period
  • Success Guarantee 
  • Money-back Guarantee
CPOA Master Class with CPOA Exam Voucher
  • All the above benefits
  • 1 year IIBA membership
  • CPOA Exam Fees
CPOA Ultimate

  • Everything in the CPOA Master Class and Additionally covers-
  • Lifetime Resource Access
  • 1 Repeat Training (Weekend)
  • Additional 12 live Q&A sessions of 1 hour each post-CPOA classes 
  • 12 Months of CPOA Exam Prep Support
  • CPOA Recertification Support- 20 CDUs (does not include IIBA recertification fees)



CPOA Ultimate with CPOA Exam Voucher
  • All the above Benefits
  • 1 Year IIBA Membership
  • CPOA Exam Fee

Please Contact Us at for the Training Schedule and Prices.

Compare Training Options In Detail.
Compare us with Other ProvidersIn Market.
Terms & conditions regarding CPOA Exam Bundle
Are you confused about above class timings?
For corporate group training, send us request.
Explore CPOA On Demand Courses

Get Ready For The Product Owner Role

Success Guarantee and Moneyback Guarantee
12 hours of Live Instructor Led CPOA Training
Exhaustive 440+ CPOA Practice Questions
IIBA Approved Courseware
IIBA CPOA based Study Guide
Access to faculty presentation
Revisit what you learned
Learn on the go with Audiobooks!
180 Days AdaptiveLMS Access
Make learning fun with Flashcards
6+ hours of CPOA Video learning
Live Exam Prep Tutorials for 6 months
We support you till you Succeed

Get Ready For The Product Owner Role

Adaptive US CPOA Training Resources

Instructions eBook - How to Use Thinkific Learning Portal
Study Guide Adaptive US CPOA Study Guide
Purpose of This Document Video - Intro to CPOA
  Video - Purpose of the document
  Purpose of This Document - Questions
  Audiobook - Intro to CPOA
  Audiobook - Purpose of the document
Evolving Product Ownership to POA
Video - Evolving Product Ownership to POA
Evolving Product Ownership to POA - Questions
Audiobook - Evolving Product Ownership to POA

Understanding Product Ownership Analysis

Video - Understanding POA
  Understanding POA - Questions
  Audiobook - Understanding POA
Agile Product Management
Vide0 - Agile Product Management
Agile Product Management - Questions
Audiobook - Agile Product Management
Apply Foundational Concepts Video - Introduction to the POA Framework
  Video - Apply Foundational Concepts
  Video - Set up Organization for success
  Video - Define key product disciplines
  Video - Align product to strategy
  Video - Align artifacts
  Video - Set up team for success
  Video - Structure work
  Video - Drive Success
  Video - Expand PO Role
Apply Foundational Concepts - Questions
Audiobook - Apply Foundational Concepts
  Audiobook - Set up org for success
Audiobook - Define key product disciplines
  Audiobook - Align product to strategy
  Audiobook - Align artifacts
  Audiobook - Set up team for success
  Audiobook - Structure work
  Audiobook - Drive Success
  Audiobook - Expand PO Role
Audiobook - Introduction to the POA Framework
Cultivate Customer Intimacy Video - Cultivate Customer Intimacy
  Video - Know the customer
  Video - Get personal
  Video -Build empathy
  Video - Engage in conversation
  Video - Apply customer learning
  Video - Validate problem
  Video - Integrate learnings
  Video -Evaluate and evolve product
Cultivate Customer Intimacy - Questions
Audiobook - Cultivate Customer Intimacy
  Audiobook - Know the customer
  Audiobook - Get personal
  Audiobook - Build empathy
  Audiobook - Engage in conversation
  Audiobook - Apply customer learning
  Audiobook - Validate problem
  Audiobook - Integrate learnings
Audiobook - Evaluate and evolve product
Engage the Whole Team
Video - Engage the whole team
Video - Share Goals
Video - Shared vision
Video - Collective responsibility
Video - Align product
Video - Engage and empower
Video - Provide Psychological Safety
Video - Analyze stakeholders
Video - Engage stakeholders
Engage the Whole Team - Questions
Audiobook - Engage the whole team
Audiobook - Share Goals
Audiobook - Shared vision
Audiobook - Collective responsibility
Audiobook - Align product
Audiobook - Engage and empower
Audiobook - Provide Psychological Safety
Audiobook - Analyze stakeholders
Audiobook - Engage stakeholders
Make an Impact
Video - Make an impact
Video - Delight customers
Video - Target customers
Video - Assess Product Market Fit
Video - Define value proposition
Video - Advance strategy
Video - Define product strategy
Video - Integrate across initiatives
Video - Cultivate org support
Make An Impact - Questions
Audiobook - Make an impact
Audiobook - Delight customers
Audiobook - Target customers
Audiobook - Assess Product Market Fit
Audiobook - Define value proposition
Audiobook - Advance strategy
Audiobook - Define product strategy
Audiobook - Integrate across initiatives
Audiobook - Cultivate org support
 Deliver Often
Video -Deliver often
Video -Plan Delivery
Video -Manage product backlog
Video -Minimal Viable Product Builds
Video -Plan releases
Video -Product delivery
Video -Plan iteration
Video -Build product features
Video -Validate product features
Deliver Often - Questions
Audiobook - Deliver often
Audiobook - Plan Delivery
Audiobook - Manage product backlog
Audiobook - Minimal Viable Product Builds
Audiobook - Plan releases
Audiobook - Product delivery
Audiobook - Plan iteration
Audiobook - Build product features
Audiobook - Validate product features
Learn Fast
Video - Learn Fast
Video - Measure what matters
Video - Measure strategy
Video - Measure product
Video - Measure delivery
Video - Assess what is delivered
Video - Assess strategy
Video - Assess market
Video - Assess Delivery
Learn Fast - Questions
Audiobook - Learn Fast
Audiobook - Measure what matters
Audiobook - Measure strategy
Audiobook - Measure product
Audiobook - Measure delivery
Audiobook - Assess what is delivered
Audiobook - Assess strategy
Audiobook - Assess market
Audiobook - Assess Delivery
Obsess About Value
Video - Obsess about value
Video - Evolve the product
Video - Assess strategic alignment
Video - Assess market alignment
Video - Assess financial viability
Video - Optimize value delivery
Video - Assess capability
Video - Optimize process
Video - Leverage technology
Obsess About Value - Questions
Audiobook - Obsess about value
Audiobook - Evolve the product
Audiobook - Assess strategic alignment
Audiobook - Assess market alignment
Audiobook - Assess financial viability
Audiobook - Optimize value delivery
Audiobook - Assess capability
Audiobook - Optimize process
Audiobook - Leverage technology
POA Techniques
Video - POA Techniques - Part 1
Video - POA Techniques - Part 2
Video - POA Techniques - Part 3
POA Techniques - Questions
Audiobook - POA Techniques - Part 1
Audiobook - POA Techniques - Part 2
Audiobook - POA Techniques - Part 3
Faculty Presentations
PDF- Session 1 - POA Introduction
PDF- Session 2 - POA Framework - Part 1
PDF- Session 4 - POA Framework - Part 3
PDF- Session 3 - POA Framework - Part 2
Previous Live Class Recordings Links for Previous Live Class Recordings - CPOA
Flash Cards Flash Cards
Simulations CPOA Simulation 1
  CPOA Simulation 2
  CPOA Simulation 3
  CPOA Simulation 4

Get Ready For The Product Owner Role

CPOA Training Syllabus


Session – 1 (3 Hours Live Online Class)

  • Participant and Faculty Introductions
  • Course Intro and Test Taking Tips
  • Intro to Product Ownership Analysis
  • Agile Product Management
  • Key Terminologies
  • Domains and Techniques Overview

Session – 2 (3 Hours Live Online Class)

  • Backlog Refinement
  • Business Cases
  • Collaborative Games
  • Decision Modelling and Analysis
  • Focus Groups
  • Human-Centered Design for Products
  • Job Stories
  • Kano Analysis
  • Metrics and Key Performance Indicators
  • Minimal Viable Product
  • Non-Functional Requirements Analysis
  • Persona
  • Product Backlog Management
  • Product Roadmap
  • Real Options
  • Reviews
  • Risk Analysis and Management
  • Spikes
  • Stakeholder Lists and Maps
  • Story Mapping
  • Value Modelling
  • Value Stream Mapping

Session – 3 (3 Hours Live Online Class)

  • The POA Framework

    • Apply Foundational Concepts
    • Cultivate Customer Intimacy
    • Engage the Whole Team

Session – 4 (3 Hours Live Online Class)

  • The POA Framework

    • Make an Impact
    • Deliver Often
    • Learn Fast
    • Obsess about Value

12 Exam Prep Tutorials (1 Hour Live Online Classes)

  • Concept clarification and questions discussion with faculty

Get Ready For The Product Owner Role

Adaptive US CBAP Training Reviews

Happy to become CPOA certified. Thank you, LN! I could not have achieved this success without the aid of Adaptive US. I am a big fan and look forward to connecting soon. Thank you so much for all your support and motivation! So excited to utilize my new skills to drive success!
charles wright cpoa
I'm very happy to share that I have successfully passed the IIBA-CPOA exam and I am now certified. Special thanks to Adaptive US, especially Mr. LN Mishra for the great exam preparation materials and exam tips which helped me face the exam confidently and ace it.
Ahmed Taha

Adaptive US CPOA Certificate of Achievement & Badge 

  • Showcase your achievement and let the world know that you are a trained BA with Adaptive’s digital certificate of completion!
  • Post your certificate instantly to your LinkedIn professional network, Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, and More!
  • Available in an online format so that you can retrieve it anywhere, at any time
  • Download and print the certificate at your convenience
Adaptive US CPOA Certificate

Get Ready For The Product Owner Role

Tom Tomasovic ECBA, CBDA, AAC, CPOA

Agile BA Practitioner, CPRE Certified. B.S. Chemical Engineering – Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 26+ years of BA experience

Victoria Cupet
Victoria Cupet CBAP

PhD in Education, Board of director of IIBA. 25+ years of experience. Speaker, author & trainer.

LN Mishra-1
LN Mishra CBAP

Mentor to 1500+ IIBA Certified Business Analysts. 25+ years of BA experience.

Lora McCoy
Lora McCoy CBAP

Former Regional Director, IIBA Central Americas. Former President – IIBA Oklahoma Chapter. 22+ years of BA experience.

Get Ready For The Product Owner Role

CPOA Frequently Asked Questions

What is CPOA certification?

CPOA is an certification for business analysts who want to be product owners. It demonstrates foundational knowledge in the field.

How do I apply for CPOA certification?

Apply online through IIBA (International Institute of Business Analysis) and meet eligibility criteria.

What is the CPOA exam format?

It's a 90-minute duration, 60 multiple-choice question exam. The test is conducted through a remote proctored session, on your schedule and from the convenience of your home.

What is the passing score for CPOA?

IIBA doesn't provide any passing score for its tests. However, from our experience and the experience of our past CPOA participants, we know that it is safe to assume that the CPOA exam passing score is more than 70%.

How long is the CPOA certification valid?

CPOA certification doesn't expire and valid for life.

Can I renew my CPOA certification?

CPOA certification doesn't need to be renewed as it is valid forever. You can progress to certifications such as CBAP.

Are there any prerequisites for CPOA?

No, there are no specific work experience or education prerequisites for CPOA. However, some experience in reporting is helpful.

What is the Guide to Product Ownership Analysis?

The POA program, including IIBA’s Guide to Product Ownership Analysis and Digital Access resources, provides a foundational understanding of the standards of practice, techniques, case studies, and the POA framework.

How can I access the Guide to Product Ownership Analysis?

You can purchase the Guide to Product Ownership Analysis from the IIBA website. You also get it free when you become a member of IIBA.

How can I join IIBA as a member?

Visit the IIBA website and sign up for membership.

What is the benefit of IIBA membership?

Membership offers access to resources, networking opportunities, and discounts on certification fees.

What is the application process for CPOA?

There is no application required for CPOA.

What is the fee for CPOA application?

There is no application required for CPOA.

Can I apply for CPOA without experience?

Yes, CPOA is designed for those new to Product Ownership, so no experience is required.

How can I document my professional development for CPOA?

There is no need to provide any professional development hours for CPOA certification.

What is the role of an CPOA certified BA?

An CPOA certified BA is equipped with foundational skills to assist in Product Ownership activities.

Is there an CPOA study guide available?

Yes, there are several CPOA study guides and books available to help with exam preparation. Adaptive US provides a condensed CPOA study guide for its students.

How long should I study for CPOA?

Study duration varies, but 1-2 months of dedicated preparation is common.

Can I take the CPOA exam online?

CPOA exam is available online which can be taken remotely, from home or work place.

What is the CPOA application approval time?

There is no application required for CPOA.

What is the average pass rate for CPOA?

The pass rate varies, but it's industry average is around 70-75%. Adaptive US prides itself with a 97+% success rate.

Are there any discounts available for CPOA?

IIBA members receive discounts on the CPOA exam fee. Adaptive US students can get CPOA certification voucher at a special price.

How long is the CPOA exam?

The CPOA exam is a 1.5-hour computer-based test.

How can I find a test center for the CPOA exam?

CPOA can be taken only remotely from the convenience of your home.

Can I request accommodations for the exam?

Yes, if you have special requirements, you can request accommodations through IIBA.

What is the CPOA code of ethics?

CPOA certified professionals are expected to adhere to the IIBA Code of Ethics.

How long does it take to receive CPOA results?

You'll receive your results immediately after completing the exam.

Can I retake the CPOA exam if I fail?

Yes, you can retake the exam, but you need to pay the retake fee which is USD 195 for Members and USD 350 for Non-members. Adaptive US training students are protected from the payment of retake fees as part of its success guarantee.

What is the cost of CPOA study materials?

The cost of study materials varies, but it's typically around $150-$500 USD.

How can I find CPOA exam dates?

CPOA exam can be taken all throughout the year.

What is the pass mark for CPOA?

The pass mark is not fixed but typically around 70%.

Can I claim PDUs for CPOA certification?

No, PDUs do not apply to CPOA; they are associated with higher-level certifications.

What are some recommended CPOA courses?

IIBA-endorsed courses and online training programs are recommended. Adaptive US ECBA training is an officially IIBA endorsed program.

What is the purpose of the CPOA handbook?

The handbook provides information on the ECBA certification process.

How can I study for the CPOA exam online?

Many online and live courses and practice exams are available for ECBA preparation.

Can I use exam vouchers for the CPOA exam?

IIBA occasionally offers exam voucher discounts to members.

How often does the CPOA exam change?

The CPOA exam may change periodically to align with industry best practices.

How can I find CPOA practice questions?

Many CPOA study materials include practice questions for self-assessment. Adaptive US provides 1000+ practice questions including 6 full length simulations.

Can I use a calculator during the ECBA exam?

Calculator is provided as part of the exam system.

How many questions are there in the CPOA exam?

The CPOA exam consists of 60 multiple-choice questions.

What are the most challenging topics in CPOA?

Challenging topics vary for individuals. However, many candidates find Product Strategy more challenging.

Is the CPOA certification recognized globally?

CPOA is recognized and respected in the Product Ownership field worldwide.

How long is the CPOA application valid?

There is no application required for CPOA.

Can I use the CPOA designation after my name?

Yes, once you are CPOA certified, you can use the designation after your name.

What is the average study time for CPOA?

On average, candidates spend 50-100 hours preparing for the CPOA exam.

How can I find CPOA training providers?

IIBA provides a list of endorsed education providers on their website. Adaptive US is one of the premier IIBA Endorsed Education Provider.

Can I apply for CPOA if I'm not a member of IIBA?

Yes, you can apply for CPOA as a non-member, but member discounts will not apply.

What is the CPOA certification fee?

The total cost includes IIBA membership and exam fees, totaling around $250-$370 USD based on your country and local taxes.

Are there any prerequisites for the CPOA exam?

No, there are no specific prerequisites for taking the CPOA exam.

How can I maintain my CPOA certification?

CPOA certification does not require maintenance. You can progress to higher-level certifications.

What is the role of a business analyst?

A business analyst analyzes business needs, identifies opportunities, and helps in solution implementation.

What are the benefits of CPOA certification?

It enhances career prospects, demonstrates foundational knowledge, and leads to entry-level job opportunities.

Can I take the CPOA exam without training?

Training is not mandatory but is highly recommended for exam success.

How can I earn CDUs for CPOA renewal?

CPOA does not require CDUs for renewal; you advance to higher certifications instead.

What is the pass/fail rate for CPOA?

The pass/fail rate varies by year and location but is generally around 70%.

How can I verify someone's CPOA certification?

You can verify CPOA certification holders names on the IIBA website.

What is the role of the IIBA in CPOA certification?

IIBA is the certifying body that oversees the CPOA certification process.

Can I reschedule my CPOA exam date?

Yes, you can reschedule, but there may be a fee associated with it.

How can I find CPOA study groups?

You can join online forums or local business analysis groups for study support.

Can I use study materials from previous CPOA editions?

It's recommended to use the latest edition of study materials for ECBA preparation.

How can I find CPOA exam sample questions?

You can find sample questions in study guides and online resources for CPOA preparation.

Can I submit my CPOA application by mail?

IIBA prefers online application submissions for CPOA certification.

What are the benefits of IIBA membership?

Membership offers access to resources, networking, and discounts on certification fees.

How can I calculate my CPOA professional development hours?

There is no need to provide any professional development hours for CPOA certification.

Can I apply for CPOA if I'm self-employed?

Yes, self-employed individuals can apply for ECBA.

Can I apply for CPOA if I'm not working?

Yes, un-employed individuals can apply for ECBA.

Can I apply for CPOA if I'm a student?

Yes, students can apply for ECBA.

What is the value of CDUs for CPOA renewal?

CPOA does not require renewal; you progress to higher certifications.

How long does the CPOA certification process take?

The process typically takes a few weeks, typically 8 to 12 weeks.

Can I claim professional development hours for internships?

There is no need to provide any professional development hours for CPOA certification.

What is the role of a CPOA in project management?

CPOA professionals may assist in project initiation and requirements gathering.

Can I retake the CPOA exam immediately?

You can as long as exam retake fees are paid and exam slots are available.

What is the format of the CPOA exam questions?

ECBA exam questions are typically multiple-choice with four answer options.

How can I find CPOA study materials?

Look for recommended study guides, books, and online courses from reputable sources.

Can I use CPOA CDUs for other certifications?

ECBA CDUs are specific to IIBA and can be used for other IIBA certifications.

How can I find CPOA study groups for free?

Look for online forums and social media groups that offer free study support.

What is the average salary increase with CPOA?

Salary increases with CPOA vary, but it can enhance your earning potential as a business analyst.

Can I apply for CPOA if I have a non-technical background?

Yes, CPOA is applicable to various backgrounds, not just technical ones.

How can I verify someone's CPOA professional development hours?

You can request documentation from the individual or verify their CPOA certification through IIBA.

Where can I buy an CPOA exam voucher?

You can buy exam vouchers from select EEPs, such as Adaptive US.

Get Ready For The Product Owner Role