CCBA® and CBAP® Certifications Study Guide

CCBA® and CBAP® Certifications Study Guide

Expert tips and practices in business analysis to pass the certification exams on the first attempt

person icon Esta Lessing

ebook icon Packt Publishing

language icon Language - English

updated on icon Updated on Oct, 2020

architecture icon Business,Data Analytics,Business Analysis


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Formats : PDF, EPUB, MOBI (Downlodable)

Pages : 542

ISBN : 9781838828981

Language : English

About the Book

Book description

A handy, on-the-job reference filled with real-life scenarios to help you achieve the Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) and Certification of Capability in Business Analysis (CCBA®) certifications

Key Features

  • Gain expert guidance from Esta Lessing, a CBAP® trainer with over 18 years of business analysis experience
  • Understand BABOK® knowledge areas and tasks through examples and real-world scenarios
  • Learn business analyst skills such as stakeholder engagement, strategy analysis, and requirement elicitation

Book Description

Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) is a certification from the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®) for professionals with extensive experience in business analysis. The CCBA® and CBAP® validates your proficiency in various aspects of business analysis and your ability to tackle challenging projects, work effectively with stakeholders, and identify and deliver business value.

You’ll start by learning about the benefits of CCBA® and CBAP® certifications for your career progression before focussing on the six core knowledge areas explained thoroughly in each chapter. These include topics such as business analysis planning and monitoring, elicitation and collaboration, requirements life cycle management, strategy analysis, requirements analysis, and design definition as well as solution evaluation. The book includes the essential underlying competencies and techniques to ensure a complete understanding of the BABOK® v3 guide content. Each chapter delves into the essential concepts and business analysis task considerations utilizing practical examples. Finally, you’ll assess your knowledge through mock exam questions based on real-world case studies.

By the end of this book, you’ll have gained the business analysis skills needed to prepare for the certification exams and to advance in your career.

What you will learn

  • Assess the IIBA® requirements for applying for the CCBA® and CBAP® exams
  • Navigate through the sections of the BABOK® v3 Guide
  • Understand business analysis concepts, practices and analysis techniques
  • Be able to relate concepts, tasks, and techniques to real-world practical situations
  • Understand the application of 50 practical techniques concerning the BABOK® v3 Guide knowledge area tasks
  • Identify the challenges that could hinder a business analyst from delivering value and effective business solutions

Who this book is for

This book is for business analysts, business consultants, trainers, project managers, and business professionals who are interested in preparing for the IIBA CBAP or CCBA exams. The book assumes business analysis experience.

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