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Apart from public, instructor-led classes, we also offer private in-house trainings for organizations based on their needs. Call us at +852 2116 3328 or email us at [email protected] for more details.

Why Choose Us?

  • The only Endorsed Education Provider of IIBA in Hong Kong with classroom training
  • Top Trainer – Satisfaction Rate: 9.6/10#
  • Excellent Study Material Support (BABOK, PowerPoint Notes, Question bank, etc.)
  • Free Resit*


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About the Certification
  • CBAP® is awarded by International Institute of Business Analysis, IIBA
  • The International Institute of Business Analysis™ (IIBA®) is a non-profit professional association serving the growing field of business analysis. As the global thought leader and voice of the business analysis community, IIBA actively supports the recognition of the profession, and works to maintain global standards for the ongoing development of the practice and certifications.
  • With 30,000+ Members, 1,200+ Volunteers, 120+ Chapters globally in 40+ countries and 600+ Partners, International Institute of Business Analysis™ (IIBA®) has already become the leading association of Business Analysis around the Globe
  • CBAP® recipients are the elite, senior members of the BA community
  • Over 5000 holders globally
  • BABOK version 3 – A guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge
  • IIBA official website: http://www.iiba.org/
Training Outlines

Level 1 (ECBA™)
Recognizes individuals entering the field of business analysis


Level 2 (CCBA™)
Recognizes professionals who have 2-3 years of experience


Level 3 (CBAP)
Recognizes BA professionals with over 5 years of experience


* Other Specialized iiBA Certifications are also available – IIBA®-AAC, IIBA®- CBDA, IIBA®- CCA, IIBA®-CPOA


BABOK® Knowledge Areas (Version 3)

  • Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring                                  (Level 2 – 12%)             (Level 3 – 14%)
  • Elicitation and Collaboration                                                          (Level 2 – 20%)            (Level 3 – 12%)
  • Requirements Life Cycle Management                                         (Level 2 – 18%)             (Level 3 – 15%)
  • Strategy Analysis                                                                            (Level 2 – 12%)             (Level 3 – 15%)
  • Requirements Analysis and Design Definition                              (Level 2 – 32%)            (Level 3 – 30%)
  • Solution Evaluation                                                                         (Level 2 – 6%)              (Level 3 – 14%)
Training Highlights
  • 35 hours of professional training which includes:
    • Emphasis is placed on examination skills and the practical
    • Application sharing from business analysis expertise
    • Regional BA case studies and exam application
  • Free re-sitting for those who fail the exam and have 80% of attendance or above
  • Latest exam version based on official IIBA’s BABOK® Guide
Examination Highlights
  • A 3.5-hour Computer-Based Testing (CBT) examination (PSI Test Centre)
  • 120 multiple choice questions with four possible answers to select from
  • Exam fee (in English): US$505 for non-IIBA member, US$350 for IIBA member (Non-refundable Application fee: US$145 for 1st trial to IIBA)
  • Recertification: Earn and report a minimum of 60 Continuous Development Units (CDUs) within 3 years
Chartered Requirements

CBAP® Certification Requirements


To earn the CBAP® designation, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Recognizes BA professionals who have over 7500 hours of working experience in the last 10 years
  • Minimum 900 hours in four of the six knowledge areas
  • Minimum 35 hours of Professional Development in the past four years
  • Two references from a career manager, client or CBAP® recipient
  • Agreement with the Code of Conduct


If you don’t meet the requirements for the CBAP® certification, you may want to consider applying for the CCBA® Designation


Mr. Joe Chui

  • Former President in IIBA
  • Over 20 year-working experience in Regional IT Project Management, Business Analysis, Consulting, Business Management, Training & Development in MNC in Asia Pacific region
  • Currently Global Head of Marketing Technology in MNC to lead teams of project manager & business analyst to manage programs and projects in Asia Pacific
  • An executive coach & adviser to provide consultancy on digital business strategy, omnichannel strategy, digital transformation, project & portfolio management & agile transformation
  • A Thought Leader in Business Analysis & Project Management with special expertise in project methodology design, requirement elicitation techniques and agile implementation
  • CBAP®, PMP®, Scrum Master®, Agile Product Owner & Product Manager®, ITIL®
  • Trained up many top business executives and project management professionals in MNC & leading consulting firms across industries e.g. Head of PMO, Project Director, Project Manager, Business Analyst Director / Manager, Business Analyst, System Analyst, Head of IT , CEO, COO, CFO, Accounting, Marketing, HR, Merchandising & Supply Chain professionals
  • Adjunct Professor in university for Omnichannel Retailing Strategy & other management courses
  • MBA, MSc in Information Systems Management, & BBA holder and received various executive educations in Project & Portfolio Management, PMO Set Up & Governance, Business Analytics, Digital Transformation, Design Thinking, Digital Marketing, Omnichannel Strategy & Retail Management, Logistic & Supply Chain Management, Psychology & Counseling in worldwide top universities


Mr. Ting Chan

  • Certified Business Analysis Professional
  • Senior IT Manager in an investment firm with over 15 years of experience in IT field
  • Over 10 years of experience in managing projects of different IT domains
  • Knowledgeable in system implementation, application implementation, solution evaluation and design, system administration and user support
  • Solid hands-on experience of various kind of projects from strategy analysis to user adoption including MS365 applications, CRM, conference room AV system, accounting systems
  • Former vice chairman of a community chest agency focusing on community development service
  • Over 20 years of experience in charity events management, donor engagement and organization administration
What Our Clients Say

Joe has also prepared good materials including easy-to read notes and many different types of exam sample questions to help me a lot on study and pass the exam. During exam preparation period, whenever I encountered queries, Joe replied and explained me patiently.

I would recommend Kornerstone CBAP course to my friends and anyone working in project.”

Digital Project Manager, HSBC

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