CBAP stands for Certified Business Analysis Professional, a certification provided by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), Canada (www.IIBA.org). • This is the most widely acknowledged certification for business analysts. • The benefits of becoming a CBAP are the following: ◦ You will be recognized for your competency in business analysis. ◦ Business analysis is the fastest growing career opportunity for IT professionals. ◦ People with domain experience can move into the IT sector by becoming a business analyst. ◦ You will enjoy better job prospects. ◦ You can enjoy a better salary.