CBAP International Business Analyst

In this introductory course, you'll delve into the role and responsibilities of the business analyst (BA)- the communication link between all business areas and a critical player in project success. Learn techniques for ensuring project success every step of the way-from identifying and analyzing potential projects to making sure that the final project product meets the requirements you identified. Through hands-on exercises, you'll learn to define the scope of work and master requirements-gathering techniques that will work for a variety of projects and audiences. You'll consider the unique needs of customers, stakeholders, and the IT department as you work toward building, documenting, communicating, and managing requirements.  

Course objectives

  • Role and importance of the BA
  • Vocabulary standards and business analysis practices through the use of the IIBA A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK Guide)
  • Plan BA requirements activities
  • Elicit requirements from stakeholders, with an emphasis on interviews
  • Analyze stated requirements, with an overview of modeling techniques
  • Document requirements for different types of projects
  • Verify and validate requirements
  • Elements of requirements management and communication and the BA's role in them
  • Elements of solution verification and validation and possible BA roles
  • Enterprise analysis: choosing appropriate projects
  • Necessary competencies and best practices of BAs
  • Waterfall, incremental, and agile lifecycles and how they change BA practices


Business Analysts
System Analysts
Software Specialists
Project Managers
Product Managers
Enterprise Architecture Specialists
Software Architects
Test Engineers

Business Analysis Concepts
IIBA® Business Analysis Core Concept Model

IIBA® Certifications (ECBATM, CCBA®, CBAP® and CBATLTM) General Information

Best Practices in Business Analysis

Problems in Business Analysis Processes and Their Analytical Solutions

The Role of Business Analyst

The Levels of Requirements (Business, Users, Solution & System Requirements)

Case ‘Mobile Banking Application’

Strategy Analysis

Strategy Analysis

Preparation of Business Cases

Defining Project Scope

Benefit / Cost Studies

Context Diagram

Risks Analysis

Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring

Stakeholder Analysis

Business Analysis Effort Estimation

Requirements Planning Techniques

Methodology Selection

Requirement Life Cycle Management

Requirements Traceability

Requirements Prioritization

Requirements Management and Automation

Business Analysis & Software Delivery Life Cycle Processes

IIBA® Business Analysis Approach

Relationship Between Business Analysis and Project Management

CMMI Maturity Rating

Business Analysis Competencies

Communication Techniques

Creative Communications

Conflict Management & Negotiation Skills

Behaviour Models and UML Techniques

Functional Use Cases

System Use Case

Business Rules

UML (Unified Modelling Language)

Data Models – Class Diagrams
ER (Entity Relationship) Diagrams

Business / Process Flow Models

Data Flow Diagrams

Activity Diagrams

State Diagrams


Solution Evaluation

Testing and Verification Techniques

UAT (User Acceptance Test)

Sample CBAP® exam study

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Program Details
Duration 3 Days
Capacity Max 12 Persons
Training Type Classroom / Virtual Classroom

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