Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)®: Study Guide

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  • Assess the IIBA® requirements to apply for the CCBA® or CBAP® exams
  • Navigate through the main sections of the BABOK® guide
  • Understand stakeholder engagement, governance tasks, and information management in an organization
  • Trace, maintain and prioritize the business requirements using practical business scenarios
  • Understand and know when to apply 50 practical techniques defined in BABOK Guide related to business analysis
  • Identify limitations and challenges that could hinder a business analyst from delivering value as part of the solution

The Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) role is a certification from the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) for the professionals having in-depth experience with Business Analysis.

CBAP identifies your proficiency in numerous business realms and your capability to tackle challenging projects, work closely with stakeholders to describe and achieve their business necessities, drive business procedures, and identify loopholes to attain better business outcomes.

The audience will delve into the six core knowledge areas of the business analysis for the fast-track preparation of the exams. You will also be able to leverage the maximum about the topic by solving mock papers, topic summaries, illustrations that briefly recapitulate key points, and real-world scenarios for expert insights.

Furthermore, the book will be filled with various business use cases and practical examples that would be an add-on for the readers to understand the business analysis.

By the end of this book, the reader will be confident about the study program and would have gained exceptional business skills.

  • Written by Esta Lessing, a CBAP trainer with over 18 years of practical business analysis experience
  • Interpret BABOK® knowledge areas and tasks with examples and real-world scenarios
  • Practice the essential business analyst skills including problem-solving, stakeholder engagement, and requirements elicitation
Page Count 459
Course Length 13 hours 46 minutes
ISBN 9781838825263
Date Of Publication 20 Mar 2020


Esta Lessing

Esta Lessing is a passionate educator and facilitator, helping business analysts meet the increasing demand for up to date skills and capability. She founded her company, Business Analysis Excellence Pty Ltd in 2013 and focusses on providing BA education. Esta was one of the first to achieve her CBAP designation in Australia and New Zealand and served as a Certification Role Delineation Committee member for the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA). She has a B. Com (Hons) Informatics degree at the University of Pretoria and the London School of Economics and has multiple British Computer Society (BCS) certifications to her name. She has worked as a Business Analyst in South Africa, UK and is currently based in Australia. Esta’s most recent achievement is developing an innovative strategic planning and analysis methodology that engages team creativity and deliver strategic roadmaps for achieving a team’s future vision.