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IIBA announces ‘gold standard’ certification exam now available in Japanese
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Posted by: nandy on Wednesday, May 8, 2013

(Toronto -  May 8, 2013) The Japan Chapter of International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) is pleased to announce the exam for the Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®) designation as well as supporting documents will be available in Japanese starting May 10, 2013. Candidates for the CBAP® certification must submit an application and fees to register for the exam.  Visit for details.  The certification program has been carefully designed to be in compliance with the ISO 17024 standard for certifying the competence of personnel. 


She adds, “The introduction of a Japanese CBAP® exam translation will help elevate the profession for the entire business community in our country.” IIBA® has members working in a wide range of sectors across Japan.

David Bieg, Chief Operating Officer, IIBA, says “As a global thought leader in business analysis, IIBA is dedicated to helping business analysts around the world become best-in-class in their industry no matter where they live.”

“In addition to offering the CBAP® exam in Japanese, we will also be launching the CBAP® exam in other applicable business languages, starting with Portuguese in the summer of 2013, with German and French translations to follow shortly thereafter,” says Mr. Bieg. “We are also pleased to be releasing a Spanish translation of the BABOK® Guide.”

Candidates for the CBAP® certification must meet a strict set of criteria, including a minimum of 7500 hours of business analysis experience in the last 10 years that aligns with the BABOK® Guide. Visit for full details.  

International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) is the independent non-profit professional association serving the growing field of business analysis to the international business community. The organization has over 26,000 members worldwide in fields ranging from requirements management and requirements analysis to project management and consulting. IIBA® has over 100 chapters in more than 60 countries, and is committed to developing and advancing standards for the practice of business analysis and for the certification of practitioners. Visit 



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Kayoko Nakanishi, Certification Vice President, IIBA Japan Chapter, says,We are very pleased we are able to introduce this exam, as well as provide the CBAP® Handbook and A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide) in Japanese to help individuals apply and prepare for the exam.”




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