C|BP Exam Eligibility Application form






C|BP is the first of its kind certification that recognizes an individual’s accumulated skills in developing or implementing Blockchain technology in alignment with the organizational goals.
Highly experienced professionals who have had a significant role in implementing and developing Blockchain technology can challenge the C|BP certification by siting for the associated exams without attending training.
In order to qualify for the C|BP Exam Eligibility criteria, an applicant must provide evidence of experience associated with the development or implementation of Blockchain technology.
C|BPs are certified in the knowledge and experience in the following Domains

  • Blockchain development
  • Blockchain implementation
  • Cryptocurrency mining
  • Full stack development
  • Management consulting
  • Project management
  • Operational management
  • Information security management
  • Finance and strategic planning



  • Applicant Information




















     



    Section 2: Experience Information

    For each employer, enter information that pertains to the Information Security and Management experience that you have gained during this employment period. Beginning with the most current position, enter each job title(s) held and the time duration (from month/year to month/year). For each position in which you gained experience in C|BP domains, please select the appropriate domain and the duration of your work experience in that domain (from month/year to month/year).
    To qualify to sit for the CBP exams without attending the training, the applicant needs to demonstrate professional experience equivalent to a minimum of 24 accumulative points from the total of 9 domains mentioned in the table below (1 point equals to 1 month of professional experience): To qualify you need a minimum of:
    A. 1 year experience in Blockchain Development (24 points).

    OR

    B. 1 year experience in Blockchain Implementation (12 points)

    AND

    another 12 points from the remain 7 domains (Cryptocurrency investment strategy, Full Stack development, Management consulting, Project management, Operational management, Information security management, Finance and strategic planning.



    The 9 C|BP Domains are (Blockchain Related):
    1. Blockchain development (1 month = 2 point)
    • Understand one or more of the following Blockchain/Distributed Ledger Technologies: Ethereum, Multichain, Openchain, Exonum, Ripple, Chain, BlockApps, Corda, and/or Monax/Eris
    • Understand Agile development using continuous integration and/or other DevOps tooling
    • Understand various distributed consensus methodologies (Mining, PoS, Paxos, etc.)
    • Understand at least 2 programming languages: Nodejs frameworks, Java, Go, C, C++, JavaScript, Scala, Python, Kotlin and relevant/appropriate unit testing frameworks
    • Understand advanced/state-of-the-art cryptography, including asymmetric (pub/priv key), symmetric, hash functions, encryption/signatures




     

    2. Blockchain implementation (1 month = 1 point)
    • Has documented evidence of being part of a blockchain technology implementation project
    • Solid understanding of peer-to-peer networks and consensus mechanisms
    • Proven analytical abilities including identification of unconventional trends and emerging technologies
    • Understand the future of blockchain technology, web3, and low-level protocol development




     

    3. Cryptocurrency mining (1 month = 1 point)
    • Understand Crypto algorithms
    • Understand tokenization, ICOs and IPOs, wallets and exchanges.
    • Knowledge of Mining, Hashing, Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC), P2P Networking and Merkle trees.
    • Experience working in an Agile and DevOps environment
    • Experience in PHP/Python/Go/Scala development




     

    4. Full Stack development (1 month = 0.5 points)
    • Documented experience with JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Python, SQL, PHP, .NET, MVC etc
    • Familiarity with structured data, APIs and protocol stacks
    • Experience with Unix / Linux, scripting technologies, and analytics domain
    • Design Patterns, N Tier Architecture, Testing, Agile principles




     

    5. Management consulting (1 month = 0.5 points)
    • Define activities needed to successfully execute the project, estimate activity duration and develop a schedule and staffing plan
    • Develop, manage and monitor the program budget, estimate and control the costs of the individual projects
    • Identify, negotiate, acquire, and manage the resources needed for a successful design and implementation
    • Assign clear information security personnel job functions, and provide continuous training to ensure effective performance and accountability




     

    6. Project management (1 month = 0.5 points)
    • Project management qualification evidenced by relevant certification
    • Experienced in Agile, Lean, SCRUM or Waterfall
    • Set and continually manage project and program expectations while delegating and managing deliverable with team members and stakeholders
    • Extensive understanding of project and program management principles, methods and techniques
    • Experience of leading Business Strategies, Business Plans/Cases, Vendor Selection/Assessments, Resource Development Plans, Team Building, RFPs, etc.




     

    7. Operational management (1 month = 0.5 points)
    • Ensure that communication between departments is ongoing and utilized to maintain an environment of continuous improvement and growth
    • Coordinates activities that affect operational decisions and business requirements
    • Responsible for the production, procurement, and planning of daily operations
    • Managing budgets and costs effectively in respect of the planning process
    • Ensure key performance indicators are in place and production targets are met
    • Implementation of any new policies and procedures relating to the production process




     

    8. Information security management (1 month = 0.5 points)
    • CEH, CHFI or CISO certified
    • Design a systematic and structured risk assessment process and establish, in coordination with stakeholders, an information security risk management program based on standards and procedures and ensure alignment with organizational goals and objectives.
    • Identify changes to risk management policies and processes and ensure the risk management program remains current with the emerging risk and threat environment and in alignment with the organizational goals and objectives.
    • Define the scope of the enterprise continuity of operations program to address business continuity, business recovery, contingency planning, and disaster recovery/related activities.
    • Develop a plan to identify a potential security violation and take appropriate action to report the incident.




     

    9. Finance and strategic planning (1 month = 0.5 points)
    • Prepare and record asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing information
    • Analyze, forecast and develop the operational budget
    • Monitor and oversee cost management of projects, return on investment (ROI) of key purchases and ensure alignment with the strategic plan
    • Identify and report financial metrics to stakeholders
    • Define a forward-looking, visionary and innovative strategic plan with clear goals, objectives, and targets that support the operational needs of the organization



     




    Section 3: Work Experience Verification per C|BP Domain

     


    Please identify at least two individuals qualified to verify your work experience in Domain 1 and 2 (mandatory). One of the two individuals, must be in the position to verify your current employment.

    Domains in Blockchain Related Projects:

    1. Blockchain development
    2. Blockchain implementation
    3. Cryptocurrency mining
    4. Full stack development
    5. Management consulting
    6. Project management
    7. Operational management
    8. Information security management
    9. Finance and strategic planning

    Verifier for Domain 1:







    Domains to be verified (in addition to Domain 1 if any)

     

    Domain 01
    Domain 02
    Domain 03
    Domain 04
    Domain 05
    Domain 06
    Domain 07
    Domain 08
    Domain 09

     

    Verifier for Domain 2:







    Domains to be verified (in addition to Domain 2 if any)


     

    Domain 01
    Domain 02
    Domain 03
    Domain 04
    Domain 05
    Domain 06
    Domain 07
    Domain 08
    Domain 09

    * Should additional verifiers be needed, please provide details in an attachment. Please provide any additional information or comments in the box below:



    C|BP job practice domains and task statements

    Applicant: Based on the C|BP domains and the task statements associated with each domain  provide a detailed outline and description of the C|BP tasks you performed during your employment with the above stated employer(s). If you require more space, please write additional tasks on a blank template page and attach to this Verification of Work Experience Form.

    Verifier: read the task statements below and confirm, to the best of your knowledge, that the applicant has performed the outlined tasks below during his/her employment with the above stated employer(s).



    (Please attach your cv or resume to show competency overall.)

    C|BP Domain #1 – Blockchain development - Optional

    (Please add attachments or certifications earned to show competency of each domain, if required, and you may elaborate on the expertise of each domain in additional attachments.)

    C|BP Domain #2 - Blockchain implementation - Optional

    (Please add attachments or certifications earned to show competency of each domain, if required, and you may elaborate on the expertise of each domain in additional attachments.)

    C|BP Domain #3 - Full Stack development - Optional

    (Please add attachments or certifications earned to show competency of each domain, if required, and you may elaborate on the expertise of each domain in additional attachments.)

    C|BP Domain #4 - Management consulting - Optional

    Please add attachments or certifications earned to show competency of each domain, if required, and you may elaborate on the expertise of each domain in additional attachments.)

    C|BP Domain #5 – Project Management - Optional

    (Please add attachments or certifications earned to show competency of each domain, if required, and you may elaborate on the expertise of each domain in additional attachments.)

    C|BP Domain #6 - D6: Operational management - Optional

    (Please add attachments or certifications earned to show competency of each domain, if required, and you may elaborate on the expertise of each domain in additional attachments.)

    C|BP Domain #7 - Information security management - Optional

    (Please add attachments or certifications earned to show competency of each domain, if required, and you may elaborate on the expertise of each domain in additional attachments.)

    C|BP Domain #8 - Finance and strategic planning (optional) - Optional

    (Please add attachments or certifications earned to show competency of each domain, if required, and you may elaborate on the expertise of each domain in additional attachments.)





    I hereby submit my application for IIB Council’s C|BP certification. I certify that the information provided by me is true and accurate. In the event that any statements or information provided by me in this application is false and/or if I violate any of the rules and  regulations governing C|BP certification, I agree to denial of certification. I agree to adhere to the IIB Council’s Code of Professional Ethics and the Continuing Education Policy.
    I authorize IIB Council to disclose my certification status. Contact my verifiers (Listed above), employers and/or suitable parties in order to verify the authenticity of my claims. Information may be used by IIB Council to contact me and to send me information about products and services that may be of interest to me, including marketing and promotional materials.
    I understand that the decision to grant me the C|BP Exam Eligibility rests solely and exclusively with IIB Council and that IIB Council’s decision is final.
    I agree to hold IIB Council, its officers, directors and employees harmless from any complaint or damage arising out of any action or omission by any of them in connection with this application, the application process or the failure to issue me C|BP certification.

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