CCBA® Certification Program Overview

The Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA®) designation is a professional certification for business analysis practitioners who want to be recognized for their expertise and skills by earning formal recognition. With a minimum of 3750 hours of hands-on business analysis experience, they have developed essential BA skills.


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


  • Individuals with an ECBA™ designation with the required work experience hours.

  • Individuals in the Business Analysis (BA) profession without a current IIBA certification or certificate but meet the CCBA® eligibility requirements.

  • Product owners/managers.

  • Non-BA consultants.

  • Trainers.

  • 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, and

    • Designers.


This also includes professionals working in the role of:


  • Business analysis.

  • Systems analysis.

  • Requirements analysis or management.

  • Process management.

  • Consulting.


This certification program is aligned with the International Standards Organization (ISO) 17024 standard for certifying the competence of personnel.

The certification exam is currently only offered in English. Other languages may be included in the future.


You do not need to be an IIBA member in order to take the certification examination, but IBA members receive discounts on certification exam fees.


Related Links


Benefits of CCBA® Certification

CCBA® Terms and Conditions

CCBA® Code of Conduct

Confidentiality of Information



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