NICF- Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) Preparatory Course

Overview

The acute ability to identify business needs and in determining the best solutions is a critical attribute for an efficient business analyst. You may possess these qualities but are they officially recognised? The Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®) examination is a good measure of your true capabilities. Accredited by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®), it also renders the recognition that you deserve.

With more than 18,000 members worldwide, IIBA® is the leading international professional association for business analysts. Its CBAP® certification is the premier certification for these professionals.

CBAP® recipients are experts in identifying the business needs of an organisation in order to determine the best solutions. More companies are recognising the CBAP® designation and its value along with the expertise that these professionals bring to their organisations.

The course, with a key focus on software requirements in InfoComm Technology (ICT), gives you an in-depth review of the six knowledge areas and techniques covered in the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK®) published by IIBA®. BABOK® is a reference for professional knowledge for business analysis and provides the basis for CBAP® certification.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will earn:

  • 26 Professional Development hours (PD hours) for the initial CBAP® application and Continuing Development Units (CDUs) for re-certification under IIBA® (35 PD hours is required for CBAP® application, you will need to attend another BA-related course to gain 9 PD hours) 
  • 22.5 Professional Development Units (PDUs) (PM: 18.75, Business: 3.75) that can be used to maintain your PMP® credential. 

Note that for the purpose of PDU reporting by those with PMP® credentials, the PMI REP Provider Number of ISS is “2339”.

  • NICF- Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) Preparatory Course
  • NICF- Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) Preparatory Course

Enquiry

Please contact Ms. Elizabeth EE Enshi at tel: 65165409 or email for more details.

Facts

Class Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm

PDU: 22.5

PDU and PD hours are available for this course

In Collaboration with...

IIBA
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This course is part of the Business Analysis Series offered by NUS-ISS.

Upcoming Classes

Class 103 Oct 2017 to 06 Oct 2017

Duration: 4 days

Course Details

  • Key Takeaways
  • Who Should Attend
  • What Will Be Covered
  • Fees & Funding
  • Certificate
  • Preparing for Your Course

At the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Gain a good understanding of the principles and activities described in the six knowledge areas of BABOK®
  • Understand the definition and terminology specified in the BABOK®
  • Apply techniques specified in the BABOK®
  • Take the CBAP® examination

This course is based on BABOK® Guide v3

CBAP® recipients are recognised for the investment they have already made in their business analysis careers. Certification is beneficial to:

  • Individuals in the Business Analysis (BA) profession
  • Product owners/managers
  • Consultants
  • Hybrid Business Analysis professionals (those with other business titles but who also perform business analysis), including but not limited to:
    • Project Managers (PMs)
    • Testers
    • Quality Assurance (QA) personnel
    • Change Managers
    • Designers

This also includes professionals working in the role of:

  • Business analysis
  • Systems analysis
  • Requirements analysis or management
  • Process improvement
  • Consulting

This course is not recommended for those who are seeking to learn about data analytics.

Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) requirements

  • Minimum 7500 hours of BA work experience aligned with the BABOK® Guide in the past ten years, including:
    • a minimum 900 hours in each of four of the six knowledge areas.
  • Minimum 35 hours of Professional Development Training in the past four years. (This course provides 26 PD hours, you will need to attend another BA-related course to gain 9 PD hours for CBAP® application) 
  • Two references from a career manager, client, or CBAP® recipient.
  • Agree to the CBAP® Code of Conduct.

Certification of Capability in Business Analysis (CCBA®) requirements

  • Minimum 3750 hours of BA work experience aligned with the BABOK® Guide in the past seven years, including:
    • a minimum 900 hours in each of two of the six knowledge areas or minimum 500 hours in each of four of the six knowledge areas.
  • Minimum 21 hours of Professional Development Training in the past four years.
  • Two references from a career manager, client, or CBAP® recipient.
  • Agree to the CCBA® Code of Conduct.

Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA™) requirements

  • Minimum 21 hours of Professional Development Training in the past four years.
  • Agree to the ECBA™ Code of Conduct.

This preparatory course also prepares you for the CCBA™ and ECBA™  certification exam.

  • Business analysis planning and monitoring
  • Elicitation and collaboration
  • Requirements life cycle management
  • Strategy analysis
  • Requirements analysis and design definition
  • Solution evaluation
  • Perspectives

Format

Lecture, workshop and quiz

Self-sponsored

International Students

S'poreans (below 40 years old)/ PRs (of any age)

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy 
(i.e. S’porean aged 40 and above)

Workfare Training Support

Full course fee

S$2948

S$2948

S$2948

S$2948

7% GST on full course fee S$206.36 S$206.36 S$206.36 S$206.36

Less: Grant amount

-

(S$390)

(S$1300)

(S$2800.60)

Total nett fee payable, including GST

S$3154.36

S$2764.36

S$1854.36

S$353.76

Company-sponsored

International Students

S'poreans (below 40 years old)/ PRs (of any age)

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy 
(i.e. S’porean aged 40 and above)

Workfare Training Support

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs^

Full course fee

S$2948

S$2948

S$2948

S$2948

S$2948

7% GST on full course fee S$206.36 S$206.36 S$206.36 S$206.36 S$206.36

Less: Grant amount

-

(S$390)

(S$1300)

(S$2800.60)

(S$1300)

Total nett course fee payable, including GST

S$3154.36

S$2764.36

S$1854.36

S$353.76

S$1854.36

*Companies will be required to submit the training grant for ISS endorsement in the Skillsconnect system before course start date OR no later than 30 days after course start date

Application is via Skillsconnect. You may wish to refer to Skillsconnect guide 4.1 for more information.

^For more information on Enhanced Training Support for SMEs, click here.

This course is aligned to the National Infocomm Competency Framework (NICF) and accredited by SSG. Absentee payroll subsidy is available for eligible companies and companies on a short work week system will receive the absentee payroll subsidy based on their employees' current income. Please visit www.ssg.gov.sg for full details.

Participants are to apply for CBAP® certification directly with IIBA. The published fee does not include the CBAP® application and examination fees.

Certificate of Completion

The ISS Certificate of Completion will be issued to participants who have attended at least 75% of the course.

WSQ Assessment

  • Broad Schedule of Assessment: The assessment will be conducted throughout the classroom days (group workshop & individual quiz)
  • Passing Criteria: The group workshop will evaluate the team effort while the individual quiz (scenario-based) will evaluate the understanding of the key takeaway. The passing marks for both group workshop as well as the individual quiz is ≥ 50%
  • Assessment Method: Group workshop will be based on case study and team will work on the solution and present it together; individual assessment – open-book quiz

Upon passing the assessment, Statement of Attainment (SOAs) will be issued to certify that the participant has passed the following Competency Units:

  • IT-RG-401S-1 Determine business expectations and needs
  • IT-CIO-301S-1 Evaluate vendor services, products and equipment

Participants may need to attend additional coaching sessions and re-assessments if they do not pass the required competency units. ISS reserves the right not to disclose any information on the course assessment process.

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NUS-ISS and Learner’s Commitment and Responsibilities

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WIFI Access

WIFI access will be made available. User ID and password will be provided in the participant’s kit.

Venue

Institute of Systems Science, NUS
25 Heng Mui Keng Terrace
Singapore 119615 

Click here for directions to NUS-ISS.

In the event of a change of venue, participants are advised to refer to the acceptance email sent one week prior to the commencement date.

Course Confirmation

All classes are subject to confirmation and ISS will send an acceptance email to participants one week prior to the commencement date. Confirmed registrants are to attend and complete all lectures, class exercises, workshops and assessments (where applicable). Additionally, all responses to feedbacks and surveys conducted by ISS and its partners must be submitted. All training and assessments will be delivered as described in the course webpage.

General Enquiry

Please feel free to write to isstraining@nus.edu.sg or call 6516 2093 if you have any enquiry or feedback.

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