CBAP Application Series

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series CBAP Application Series

CBAP Application Real Stories

Cristine is a Sr. Business Analyst working in Toronto. She has had a very successful consulting business analysis career spanning over 12 years; 3 years of which have been in programming. She wants to do the CBAP as part of her goal, but is a bit overwhelmed with the application process. She would rather read articles about the greatness of CBAP that make her feel good, than start the dreaded application process (her own words). Even though she got a CBAP application worksheet from some of her friends to help her document the experience (one of which is a “premium” spreadsheet bought from a vendor) she is not really Click to continue

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series CBAP Application Series
“All things are created twice. There is a mental (first) creation, and a physical (second) creation. The physical creation follows the mental, just as a building follows a blueprint….  Begin with the End in Mind means to begin each day, task, or project with a clear vision of your desired direction and destination, and then continue by flexing your proactive muscles to make things happen..”
- Stephen R. Covey.
This quote is from a life changing audio book (7 habits of highly effective people) that I heard when I was 19. This principle of “Beginning with the end in mind” is a powerful catalyst to help you give direction to your goals and propel you Click to continue
This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series CBAP Application Series

Do you want to know the one source of all the relevant and complete information about the CBAP / CCBA application?

One place where you probably need to start your research about the exam and the process, rather than submerging yourself in the 179 comments thread on LinkedIn?

Drum roll: Click to continue

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series CBAP Application Series

Here is a multiple-choice question for you:


While applying for CCBA or CBAP exam you should at a minimum read:

  1. Table of contents of BABOK.
  2. The entire BABOK at least once
  3. Knowledge area overviews
  4. Knowledge area and tasks overview

If you completed step 2 of the CCBA / CBAP Application tips series, you would have learnt that reading the BABOK is strongly Click to continue

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series CBAP Application Series

Here is a reality:

If you don’t understand in-depth the core eligibility requirements for CCBA or CBAP Examination, you will regret to have missed some fine details and end-up thinking that you won’t qualify to write the exam OR you maybe unnecessarily stalling your application initiation.

From the perspective of psychology, if something is hazy and muddy, your brain’s stalling centers get activated. This allows you to perennially stall starting of the application process (been a victim myself, until I took a solid action).

It is important to read the fine print and implications of each of these requirements. So, lets dive in and Click to continue

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