Online BABOK v3 Study Group

THE BABOK®v3 ONLINE STUDY GROUP with Esta Lessing CBAP®, Business Analysis Excellence Pty Ltd Training Director.

This online study group program is intended to support you with your exam preparations if you plan to sit the CCBA® or CBAP® exams sometime soon. If you are planning the ECBA® exam, you are also welcome to join but please note that some of the lessons might be slightly advanced for you at this stage of your career. 

Disclaimer: Although we provide you with a lot of supporting lessons, quizzes and other materials, we cannot guarantee that you will pass your exam if you attend this online study group. We can only guarantee that you will learn about the content of the BABOK® v3 Guide. 

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  • Great weekly exam preparation: Step by step set of BABOK® v3 study tools - we will provide you with lessons, online quizzes, student notes and tools to help you prepare for the CCBA® or CBAP® effectively and comprehensively.
  • Cost effective: We keep the study group FREE. We will tell you about our paid courses and why they are important but you will get a lot of value from simply attending the FREE parts of this training.
  • BA community: We will build a BA community utilising online tools such as an exclusive Facebook Group where you can ask each other questions, share additional resources and discuss questions or specific topics. Esta Lessing and other CBAPs will moderate and actively participate in the group.
  • Business Analysis Knowledge: You will leave at the end of this study program with a lot of Business Analysis knowledge and understanding even if you don’t do the exam at the end. The program includes a lot of quality content, rich with examples and online quizzes to test your progress.  


Yes, this is absolutely free. This is our way of supporting our BA community members during the difficult times we are all experiencing with the pandemic around the world. 

We will tell you occasionally about some of our IIBA® Endorsed training courses which will be offered to you at a special discount. But as mentioned before, you will benefit even if you only attend and participate in the FREE part of this study group.



  • Recorded step by step lessons. Due to time zones and other factors, we can only commit to recorded webinars and/or lessons. The benefit of this is you can follow every week in a step-by-step way at a time that suits you!
  • Access to the BAE Learning Materials including: weekly video lessons online quizzes, PDF downloads and much more.
  • Exclusive BABOK® v3 Facebook Group membership for questions and answers and additional resources.


  • This study group is NOT endorsed by the IIBA®. You don’t earn PD hours by attending the FREE part of this study group. 
  • If you decide to sign up to a paid IIBA® course with us, you will earn the respective PD hours as per the course you signed up for. We have huge discounts planned for people interested in gaining PD hours and more in-depth study materials.
  • BABOK® v3 Guide - We don’t provide you with a BABOK® v3 Guide. These guides are available for purchase from our website:
  • IIBA® exam fees: We don’t facilitate or include any IIBA® exam fees as part of any course offering. You need to apply and pay the IIBA® directly when you are ready to sit the exam. 


This online study group can currently be joined at any time (this may change without notice). It is designed in a way which allows you to join and catch up with the weekly lessons at your own pace whilst enjoying LIVE interactions with others, trainers and industry experts via our private FB Group. The duration of the program runs for a period of 6 weeks but we keep all materials available for the foreseeable future. 

  • You can register on this page to be part of this study group.
  • You will be able to watch any of video lessons at a time that suits you regardless of where you are based in the world. 
  • You will receive a weekly email to remind you to log into the BAE Portal to do your additional reading, review case studies, download study tools and do online mock tests. 


Complete the online registration form and expect an email to confirm your registration! (Check your SPAM folder). All details about the program will be sent to you and you will learn how to access your study tools and all other details.

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