PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)®

Benefits of PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI PBA)® Certification

  • Covers fundamental aspects of Business Analysis for effective requirements and business stakeholder management
  • Demonstrate your skills to your employer, peers & customers that you are proficient in Business Analysis as profession and use industry best practices
  • Enhance your salary, job opportunities, and credibility by adding new renowned credentials on your resume.
  • Increase the chances of being internationally recognized by following standards outlined in PMI Professional in Business Analysis Handbook
  • Get officially accredited as a certified professional by being part of world known professional group

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Who should take PMI Professional in Business Analysis Certification?

Getting certified should definitely be considered but not limited to people in the following roles in any Industry:

  • Business Analyst
  • System Analyst
  • Business Systems Analysts
  • Senior Consultants
  • Delivery Manager
  • Program Manager
  • Senior or Junior Project Managers
  • Product Manager
  • IT Heads/Senior IT Managers
  • Product Owner
  • Domain Specialist
  • Business Heads
  • Systems architects or designers
  • QA professionals
  • Systems testers

PMI-PBA® Exam Information

Exam Pattern & Objectives

PMI-PBA® Exam Blueprint (From the Examination Content Outline)

Domain Description

% of Exam Questions

Domain 1: Needs Assessment (5 tasks)


Domain 2: Planning (6 tasks)


Domain 3: Analysis (8 tasks)


Domain 4: Traceability and Monitoring (5 tasks)


Domain 5: Evaluation (4 tasks)




How to Apply for Professional in Business Analysis (PMI PBA)® Certification?

Top reasons to register for PMI-PBA® Certification?

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About Professional in Business Analysis (PMI PBA)® Exam:

How to Prepare for Project Management Professional (PBA)® Certification?

  1. (Must do) Read Business Analysis Practice guide and PMBOK at least twice and 1-2 more reference books for the topics which are not clear
  2. (Optional) Other than a book, you would also need to appear in a reasonable number of practice tests. That will help you to assess your topic-wise preparation level and concrete your preparation on weak areas. It will also expose you to a variety of exam questions and set the right expectations. In case you want to take a look at some of the sample questions you can try PMI-PBA® Sample Practice Questions of Whizlabs
  3. (Optional) In case you need specialized training for key topics of the exam you can check out Training/ Webinars sessions available with Whizlabs.
  4. (Optional) Register in a good discussion forum to discuss preparation related queries. This will be very helpful for your study.
  5. (Optional) In case you are a self-learner kind of person but need a formal training you can check Online Self-Study training material of Whizlabs.

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”
Benjamin Franklin

Start your preparation today by checking your current level of understanding, appear in free practice questions

How can Whizlabs help you in your preparation?

Succeeding in the certification exam is not a rocket science rather a function of the following three key elements:

Although there is a no substitute for the real-life Business analysis & Project Management experience, there is a huge scope of opportunity in the other two areas – Business Analysis & Project Management Principles (according to Business Analysis guide & latest PMBOK® version) and PBA® Exam Taking Strategy & Practice. There might be several questions that might be hovering around your mind:

To answer most of the above questions, you need to reliably assess where you currently stand regarding your preparedness for the real exam. Once you know your current level, you can choose the appropriate study aids and confidently plan to be successful in the real exam. The best way to assess your current level is to take Mock PBA® Exam Simulated on the Pattern of the Actual PBA® Exam. The software generated results of the simulated mock exam will give you a clear understanding of your strengths and weaknesses in addition to helping you assess your overall preparedness for the exam.

After you have acquired the required understanding about the relevant topics, it is a matter of constant practice through the mock exams based on the pattern of the real exam. All possible efforts have been made to acknowledge any third party trademark and service mark with applicable Whizlabs Products, however, Whizlabs, its staff, its management, nor the independent Contractor Author can attest to the accuracy of that information.

Professional in Business Analysis (PMI PBA)® Certification FAQs

  1. Is there any prerequisite for this Certification? There is no prerequisite (Other than meeting eligibility) for this exam. You can directly appear for this business analysis professional (PMI PBA) certification exam.
  2. How can I apply for the PMI-PBA® Certification? PMI has both online and email mediums for applications. PMI encourages the exam taker to apply online although you can download a printable application from the website and email it to PMI.
  3. Which are the recommended books for PMI-PBA®? You need to refer Business Analysis practice guide and PMBOK® latest edition for sure.
    • For the selected topics, you can refer books from reference books list provided by PMI® on need basis
    • Study material provided by Whizlabs in the form of online course and practice tests will be the main reference
  4. What is PDUs and why I need it?  PDUs are Professional Development Units. PMI has defined the eligibility criteria for different certification which has experience in the right domain and certain number of PDUs. PDUs are gained by training.
  5. Is it mandatory to take PMI® membership for the PMI-PBA® Training? Membership is not mandatory but it has benefits if one has. One may need to access the pros and cons and decide which is better. Generally, for PMI-PBA® it works better to take membership first and then do certification. However, vice versa also works.
  6. What is the eligibility criteria for PBA®? As per PMI®, eligibility criteria is as below:
      • Bachelor’s degree or the global equivalent
      • 4,500 hours of business analysis experience
      • 2,000 hours working on project teams*
      • 35 contact hours of education in business analysis


      • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or
      • 7,500 hours of business analysis experience
      • 2,000 hours working on project teams*
      • 35 contact hours of education in business analysis

*Project experience can include your business analysis experience. A current PMP® or PgMP® will satisfy this requirement but is not required for the PMI-PBA.

  1. How much will PMI-PBA® certification cost in addition to training fees? For PMI® Members: USD 405, For Non-member: USD 555
  2. Does the training fee include the fee for PMI-PBA® exam too?  No, training program fee does not include the exam fee.
  3. Do you offer Money Back Guarantee for your PMI-PBA® Course? Yes, we offer 100% Unconditional money back guarantee. If you do not clear the exam for any reason, please note that we refund the cost of the product which you purchased from Whizlabs but not the Certification Exam cost.
  4. Apart from mock exams & questions, is there any further assistance I can get from Whizlabs? Yes, we provide you full support for any query related to the certification when you are preparing for our mock exams. Your query will be handled by certified PMI-PBA® SME (Subject Matter Expert) & response will be provided in due course.
  5. What if I have more queries? If you have any queries related to this course, payments, etc., please feel free to write here. A member of our support staff will respond as soon as possible.


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