PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)®

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

  • Covers all the fundamental aspects of Business Analysis for effective requirements and business stakeholder management
  • Demonstrates your skills to your employer, peers & customers that you are proficient in Business Analysis as a professional using industry best practices
  • Enhances your salary, job opportunities, and credibility by adding new renowned credentials on your resume.
  • Increases the chances of being internationally recognized by following standards outlined in PMI Professional in Business Analysis Handbook
  • Gets you officially accredited as a certified professional by making you a part of the 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:


PMI-PBA® Exam Information

PMI-PBA® Exam Blueprint 

        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

In case any of the above reasons resonate with your thought process, we recommend that start with free sample questions.

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 in detail in PMBOK
  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/Webinar 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.

“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 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 in terms of your preparation 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 PBA® Practice 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 preparation for the exam.

Professional in Business Analysis (PMI PBA)® Certification FAQs

  1. Is there any prerequisite for this Certification? There is no prerequisite (other than eligibility criteria) 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 the requirement 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 exams 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 for PMI-PBA certification exam 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


      • A secondary degree (high school diploma or associate’s degree)
      • 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 have any preparation guidance for this certification exam? Yes. We write frequently about certification preparation tips on our blog. Here’s how to prepare for PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)® certification exam?
  4. Do you offer Money Back Guarantee for your PMI-PBA® Course? Yes, we offer a 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.
  5. 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® SMEs (Subject Matter Experts) & response will be provided in due course.
  6. What if I have more queries? If you have any queries related to this certification exam, course, payments, etc., please feel free to contact us at Whizlabs Helpdesk. A member of our support staff will respond to you as soon as possible.


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