When an information technology project fails, it is often due to poor communications during the requirements gathering process, not a lack of technical acumen.

  • 66% of software projects aren't expected to finish on time or on budget
  • Completed projects typically operate at only 52% of the proposed functionality
  • 56% of project defects originate in the requirements phase of the project

Improving communication with stakeholders, project teams and developers allows for:

  • Executing better software development and other projects
  • Cutting costs and delays
  • Gathering complete and accurate project requirements
  • Creating clear and concise business requirements documents
  • Managing effective use of resources
  • Improving the quality of the final product

Whether you are new to business analysis or interested in earning your Certified Business Analysis Professionals (CBAP) certification from the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), the Center for Leadership and Development can help you acquire the skills you need.

Benefits of the CBAP Certification

Individual Benefits:

  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge, best practices and principles of business analysis
  • Participation in a recognized professional group
  • Recognized professional competence by professional peers and management
  • Advanced career and increased salary potential
  • Recognizes dedication to the industry and ongoing professional involvement

Organizational Benefits:

  • CBAPs function as a vital role within any successful project
  • CBAPs demonstrate to stakeholders, customers, competitors, suppliers, staff and investors that they use industry-standard business analysis practices and your business is run effectively.
  • CBAPs implement business analysis practices as outlined in A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK)
  • CBAPs produce reliable, higher quality results produced with increased efficiency and consistency

Requirements

The New Horizons Center for Leadership and Development Business Analysis Courses prepare you for the CBAP designation exam. To earn the CBAP designation, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum 7500 hours of BA work experience aligned with the BABOK Guide in the last 10 years
  • Minimum 900 hours in four of the six knowledge areas
  • Minimum 21 hours of Professional Development in the past four years
  • Two references from a career manager, client or CBAP recipient
  • Signed Code of Conduct

Courses:

BA30 – Foundations of Business Analysis
BACP02 - Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) Exam Preparation

Business Analysis

Business Analysis Courses

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