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IIBA®-CBDA Certification Training Course - Certification in Business Data Analytics

Certification in Business Data Analytics certification is an advanced-level credential considered as your comprehensive guide to helping organizations efficiently make informed decisions and deliver better value to stakeholders by leveraging the importance of business data analytics.

The CBDA certification training is highly sought-after for data-based organizations that apply the analytics-centric approach and they are on the hunt for the skills and competencies of business data analysts that CBDA training covers.

CBDA training empowers you to get a robust understanding of business data analytics key concepts, practices, and techniques from which you can master data analysis.


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What is IIBA-CBDA?

The IIBA-CBDA is a professional certification that complies with the International Standards Organization (ISO) ISO/IEC 17024. It’s designated to help individuals deliver valuable insights that support data-driven decision-making by interpreting data professionally.

Business data analytics is a process of identifying, collecting, analyzing, and turning data into applicable info that improves understanding of customers, optimizes operations efficiency, and helps organizations gain a competitive edge in today’s data-driven world.

What is are the Goals of IIBA®-CBDA Certification Training Course?

Upon completion of CBDA certification training, it’s expected to:

1- Understand Business Data Analytics Foundations

The CBDA training directs you to comprehend clearly and profoundly the key principles, objectives, cycles, and the differences between business analysis and business data analytics.

2- Master Business Data Analytics Process

To be able to transform data into valuable insights and enhance decision-making and understanding customers, you’ll learn the business data analytics domains and tasks such as source data and analyze data and how to implement them practically by case studies.

3- Utilize Business Data Analytics Techniques

Learning how to be adept in implementing business data analytics techniques is covered in this course, you’ll learn techniques such as exploratory data analysis and hypothesis formulating and testing. The techniques help you to stay up-to-date with the latest technologies in the realm.

4- Prepare for the Global Exam

The IIBA-CBDA training isn’t only aimed at mastering business data analytics but also learning how to pass the exam confidently and earn the IIBA-CBDA certificate.

Who Needs This CBDA Course?

Individuals who seek to learn business data analytics professionally are:

  • Business Analysts.
  • Data Analysts.
  • Consultants.
  • IT specialists.
  • Project Managers.
  • Product Managers.

What are the Acquired Skills of CBDA Course?

The CBDA course provides you with the most sought-after skills in organizations, which include:

  • Business acumen.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Communication with stakeholders.
  • Problem-solving.
  • Statistical analysis.
  • Model building and validation.
  • Critical thinking.
  • Data analysis.
  • Project management.

IIBA®-CBDA Certification Online Training

The details of the CBDA online course offered by Bakkah are:

  • 6 Days of Training.
  • Exam Simulation.
  • Group Activity (Break-out Session) after each lesson.
  • Practice Tests.
  • Access to additional References – Glossary/ Recommended Reading/ Syllabus.
  • The material language will be English.

Meeting CBDA exam requirements, familiarity with the exam format, and identifying exam distribution domains are the first steps for readiness for this exam. Check out all the following details:

CBDA Certification Exam Prerequisite

Although there are no prerequisites for the specialized certifications, we highly recommend business analysis experience and some experience working in the specialized area. Refer to the certification pages on the IIBA website for details.

CBDA Certification Exam Format 

  • The exam consists of 75 questions.
  • Multiple-choice, scenario-based exam.
  • Exam Duration: 2 hours.

CBDA Exam Percentages of Domains Distributions

  • Identify Research Questions: 20%.
  • Source Data: 15%.
  • Analyze Data: 16%.
  • Interpret and Report Results: 20%.
  • Use Results to Influence Business Decision Making: 20%.
  • Guide Organization- Level Strategy to Business Analytics: 9%.

Course Outline

  • What is Business Data Analytics?
  • The Business Data Analytics Cycle
  • Business Data Analytics Objective
  • Business Analysis and Business Data Analytics
  • Identify the Research Questions and Its Tasks
  • Source Data and its Tasks
  • Analyze Data and its Tasks
  • Interpret and Report Results and its Tasks
  • Use Results to Influence Business Decision-Making and its Tasks
  • Guide Organizational-Level Strategy for Business Data Analytics and its Tasks
  • Business Data Analytics Techniques
  • Purpose and Description
  • Elements
  • Usage Considerations


Generally Yes. But you always get confirmation of the session's date one week before the selected date, and based on that, communication is established with the registered participants.

Although there are no prerequisites for the specialized certifications, we highly recommend business analysis experience and some experience working in the specialized area. Refer to the certification pages on the IIBA website for details.


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You will see your exam results immediately after you submit your exam. Confirmation of your exam result will also be emailed to you by IIBA within 2 business days.



IIBA does not provide scores or scoring percentages for any of our certification exams. This is quite common practice for professional certifications provided by professional member associations like IIBA. Performance indicators are provided to help candidates target either their preparation for an exam retake or, their plans to improve performance on the job. They are intended for the candidates’ support not for comparison with other candidates.


You must wait for IIBA to receive your exam result from the testing provider and upload it to your IIBA profile before you can pay and schedule your rewrite exam. This may take up to 24 hours from your exam day. As soon as your score is uploaded into your IIBA profile account, you will receive an e-mail from IIBA instructing you on your next steps to pay the exam rewrite fee and to schedule your rewrite of the exam. To schedule your rewrite, you are required to pay the rewrite fee to IIBA first.


Please review our exam cancellation and rescheduling policy within our Exam Information page.


From your exam date, it can take up to 2 business day for IIBA to process your result from the testing provider. Once this is done, you will receive a confirmation e-mail from IIBA.




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Online classes are delivered using our Learning Management System (LMS). We provide access to pre-course reading, pre-post assessment, chapter exercises, practice test, case studies and to additional references Glossary/Recommended Reading in our LMS.


Yes, there are group activities after each lesson where you can interact with other online students.


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