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PMI-PBA Certification Training

All PMI-PBA exam prep courses are hosted by Watermark Learning, Project Management Academy's Affiliate Brand

A PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)® certification is one of the fastest growing certifications in the business analysis and project management industries. Business analysis has become a critical competency of project management, and the PMI-PBA certification can help advance your career. If you work with project teams and manage requirements or product development, or if you're a project or program manager who performs business analysis in your role, then the PMI-PBA certification is right for you.

This course conforms to the PMI-PBA Exam Content Outline (ECO) and aligns with the PMI Guide to Business Analysis and the Business Analysis for Practitioners: A Practice Guide.

PMI-PBA Certification Boot Camp

With the purchase of any live or virtual PMI-PBA exam prep training course, you will receive:

  • Instructor-led course
  • Satisfies 35 contact hours required by PMI
  • Pass Guarantee
  • Guaranteed to run on dates listed
  • PMI-PBA Exam Study Materials, including course slides, study tables, process maps
  • Over 800 sample questions
  • Additional supplemental study aids
  • Access to additional web-based video lectures

Course Benefits

Below are just a few of the benefits that we believe make our PMI-PBA certification training course offering the best in the industry:

  1. Increase your confidence and improve your chances of passing the PMI-PBA certification exam
  2. Streamline the massive amounts of information required to pass the test
  3. The small-class environment, group exercises, and hundreds of sample exam questions keep you engaged and aid in your retention and learning
  4. Learn from experts. The course is designed, created, and is taught by PMI-PBA credential holders with extensive knowledge
  5. Dedication. We have expert trainers, who are PMI-PBA certification holders, ready to help you pass the exam
  6. Trusted. Study with a firm that has helped hundreds of people pass the PMI-PBA exam, and thousands pass the PMP® exam. We know how to combine learning with test preparation in an engaging way!
  7. Complete. Earn 35 contact hours, enough to apply for the PMI-PBA exam

We guarantee you will pass the PMI-PBA exam if you follow our study advice and take the exam within 3 months of attending and completing the PMI-PBA certification training class.

PMI-PBA Certification Course Objectives

After attending our PMI-PBA exam prep training course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the critical principles, activities, tasks, techniques, and terms described in the PMI-PBA Exam Content Outline.
  • Anticipate the general types of questions that appear on the exam and learn how to answer them.
  • Cite the domains of business analysis, the related tasks and deliverables.
  • Measure your ability to successfully complete the exam through sample questions in each domain.
  • Dissect and understand tricky sample questions through guided discussion after every practice exam.
  • Develop a personal test prep strategy, employing various test-taking tactics.


Virtual Boot Camp
Virtual Classroom: Web-based training with a live instructor. You will receive a print version of the PMI-PBA training materials including the course binder, Study Tables, Business Analysis Task and Process Map Laminate, a 90-day subscription to Watermark Learning's PMI-PBA Exam Simulator (over 800 randomized questions and detailed answer explanations), and 6-months access to our online training portal (which includes additional study aids and pre-recorded video lectures).
In-House Course
In-House: If you have 10 or more employees seeking PMI-PBA exam prep training, we will deliver the course at your facility (or another location in your area, if you prefer). The training can be scheduled during any four consecutive days of your choosing.
Video-on-Demand Course
Video-on-Demand(VOD): Go at your own pace, thoroughly immerse yourself in the material, and even ask questions of an instructor via email as if you were attending a live class. After watching and reading each section, drill on practice questions. Re-watch videos as many times as you want and take any number of practice exams until your scores are 80% or more.

PMI-PBA Certification Course Outline

  • Foundations
  • Needs Assessment
  • Planning
  • Analysis
  • Traceability and Monitoring
  • Evaluation
  • Competencies

What is the PMI-PBA® Certification?

The PMI-PBA certification is one of PMI's fastest growing certifications and will demonstrate your competence in all aspects of business analysis, from needs assessment through requirements management and solution evaluation. PMI-PBA certificate holders are recognized experts in the BA field, relied on for the most significant projects, and demonstrate commitment to the profession, an important edge with employers. Applicants must meet certain eligibility requirements, including passing a rigorous exam, to earn the PMI-PBA certification. Eligibility requirements include:

Bachelor's Degree or Global Equivalent

  • 35 hours of education in business analysis practices (satisfied by this PMI-PBA certification training course)
  • 36 months working as a practitioner of business analysis (Experience must be earned within the last 8 years)
  • For more details, see the PMI-PBA Handbook


High School Diploma, Associate's Degree, or Global Equivalent

  • 35 hours of education in business analysis practices (satisfied by this PMI-PBA certification training course)
  • 60 months working as a practitioner of business analysis (Experience must be earned within the last 8 years)
  • For more details, see the PMI-PBA Handbook


Bachelor’s or postgraduate degree from a GAC accredited program (bachelor’s or master’s degree or global equivalent)

  • 35 hours of formal education (satisfied by this PMI-PBA certification training course)
  • Minimum two years/24 months unique non-overlapping professional business analysis experience
    *NOTE: If you are a graduate of a GAC accredited degree program, you will receive a 12-month credit towards the work experience requirement. Also, you can use the GAC course work to fulfill the 35-education contact hour requirement.
  • For more details, see the PMI-PBA Handbook

Start your own PMI-PBA certification journey by following the steps below:

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Exam Format & Certification Maintenance Requirements

  • The certification exam has 200 multiple-choice questions and you have four hours to complete it.
  • To maintain your PMI-PBA, you must earn 60 professional development units (PDUs) in business analysis topics every three years.
PMI-PBA Certification Course Schedule
Hosted by Watermark Learning
Virtual Classroom PMI-PBA Training
Online - Central Standard Time (CST)
2022 Virtual 4-Day Course
Oct 3,4,5,6
$1,995 USD
$1,995 USD
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Nov 28,29,30,Dec 1
$1,995 USD
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Video on Demand
At your own pace
$995 USD
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