Intro to the Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®) Certification

The Certified Business Analysis Professional® (CBAP®) certification is today’s top certification in business analysis. This course will introduce you to the certification, its requirements, and how to best prepare to earn this valuable certification.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Aug 30, 2018
Duration
1h 34m
Table of contents
Course Overview
CBAP® Certification Learning Path Overview
Introduction to IIBA® and the CBAP® Certification
CBAP® Certification Application Process
Preparing to Take Your CBAP® Examination
Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Aug 30, 2018
Duration
1h 34m
Description

Have you wanted to acknowledge your business skills? Are you looking to advance your career in enabling change in organizations? If so, this Introduction to the Certified Business Analysis Professional® (CBAP®) Certification course is a great way to understand this valuable certification and how to successfully achieve this prestigious international recognition to use in your professional career. First, you will learn the worth of this valuable certification and what the international standards are that define the practice and profession of business analysis today. Next, you will walk through the intensive application process for the CBAP® Examination and how to best approach the process. Finally, you will learn how to best prepare to successfully pass the CBAP® Examination. When you are finished with this course, you will not only be prepared to begin your CBAP® certification journey but also have a solid foundation of practical business analysis concepts to support your professional career.

About the author
About the author

Jamie Champagne, a certified business analysis professional, leverages her IT and PM background to help others improve their analysis skills to deliver valuable solutions.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone, my name is Jamie Champagne, and welcome to my course, Introduction to the Certified Business Analysis Professional Certification. This course prepares you for obtaining one of the most prestigious certifications in business analysis today. Some of the major topics that we will cover include defining the value of the CBAP certification, how to successfully apply for the CBAP certification, how to approach studying for your CBAP examination, and the value-adding steps to prepare for and successfully pass the CBAP certification examination. By the end of this course, you'll have a solid understanding of what it takes to obtain your CBAP certification, but more importantly you will have a plan to successfully achieve this valued certification. Before beginning this course, you should generally be familiar with the practice of business analysis and have some professional experience helping organizations with change efforts to drive more business value. From here, you should feel comfortable diving into business analysis with any courses on the business analysis knowledge areas, business analysis techniques, project-based change efforts, as well as working with stakeholders. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn how to prepare for achieving your CBAP certification with the Introduction to the Certified Business Analysis Professional Certification course at Pluralsight.

Introduction to IIBA® and the CBAP® Certification
Welcome. This module, the Introduction to the International Institute of Business Analysis, or better known as the IIBA, and the CBAP Certification, is here to give you an overview of the organization and the certification process so that you understand the steps to achieving certification and recognition in a global industry of professionals. My name is Jamie Champagne, and I'm a certified business analysis professional, excited to guide you through these valuable concepts to support you in your own career. As you can continue your journey to CBAP certification, this course will introduce you to who is the IIBA, and the value that membership in this international organization brings to you. You'll walk through some of the key aspects on why CBAP certification is so valued, and what it can mean to your career. As part of this understanding, you'll see the high-level overview of the certification process and what requirements you'll need to consider for successfully achieving your certification and recognition in this global industry.

CBAP® Certification Application Process
Welcome, the Certified Business Analysis Professional, or CBAP, Certification Application Process module is here to guide you through each step of the CBAP application process. The goal of this module is to help you know not only what is expected for the application, but also how to successfully complete the application and begin preparing for your examination. My name is Jamie Champagne, and I'm a certified business analysis professional excited to guide you through these valuable concepts to support you in your own career. As you continue your journey to CBAP certification, this course will walk you through the components of the CBAP application and the process steps around the application. We will walk through the IIBA website and portal where you create your personal account to enter your application information, as well as access to status on your application and certification. As we look at the application, you can see how to start entering your work experience, where to enter the professional development requirements, and how to submit your references. We will also go over how to verify your application, and then what you will need to do to properly submit your application. We will conclude with what to expect after you've submitted your application.

Preparing to Take Your CBAP® Examination
Welcome. Preparing to Take Your CBAP Examination module will guide you through how to best prepare for sitting for the CBAP examination. Having a plan of how to structure your studying, and walking confident on the day of exam are key success factors for achieving your certified business analysis professional certification. My name is Jamie Champagne, and I'm a certified business analysis professional excited to guide you through these valuable concepts to support you in your own career. As with any key achievement, success comes easier when you walk into the situation with a game plan. Preparing for your CBAP examination, you will see how to outline a study plan to utilize maximum resources while continuously reinforcing content to help you feel confident with taking the standardized examination. The foundations of the CBAP examination are based on the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge, or BABOK Guide. Structure on how to reinforce these key concepts of the business analysis knowledge areas, techniques, and vocabulary and terms will be covered so that your understanding is strong for answering business analysis situational questions on the exam. An approach to standardized exam includes a brain dump, an approach to help you stay focused and on track during your exam, will be covered, as practicing this technique prior to the exam will help you feel more confident, and that will lead us right into preparing for the actual exam, and things to keep in mind so that you can focus on successfully passing the examination.