Certified Business Analysis Professional

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The Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) designation is a professional certification and registered trademark from International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), for individuals with at least 7,500 hours of business analysis experience during the last 10 years.[1] Qualified individuals are awarded the designation "Certified Business Analysis Professional" upon passing a three and half hour exam based on the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK).


Applicants must have at least five years experience as a business analyst, with verifiable 7500 hours of Business Analysis hands-on experience: recorded against individual projects and specific BA activities.[2] Candidates must have achieved a minimum of a high-school qualification, and have had a least twenty-one hours of professional development in areas related to Business Analysis in the last four years. Two references are required. Recertification is required every three years, by providing evidence of sufficient ongoing professional development. Persons who attain the CBAP designation have an obligation to abide by the associated Code of Ethics.


  1. ^ "CBAP Certification - IIBA | International Institute of Business Analysis". www.iiba.org. Retrieved 2015-10-20. 
  2. ^ "CCBA Designation". Retrieved 3 November 2011. [dead link]

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