Cisco Business Value Practitioner Specialist

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The Cisco Business Value Practitioner Specialist is a certification program for sales professionals that engage in customer conversations designed to pinpoint a strategic view of customer needs, lead stakeholders to consensus decisions, and produce cross-architectural roadmaps. This certification will help candidates to become and succeed as a trusted advisor, to engage in and lead customers through comprehensive, relevant business discussions.

This job role based certification will help candidates to:

  • Fulfill strategies
  • Provide architectures, solutions, software and services
  • Deliver business case, roadmap and plan for adoption


Valid Cisco Business Value Specialist Certification

Exams & Recommended Training

Required Exam(s) Recommended Training
840-425 BTEABVD Executing Cisco Advanced Business Value Analysis and Design Techniques

The best way to prepare for the certification is to take the Cisco-approved training:

Executing Cisco Advanced Business Value Analysis and Design Techniques (BTEABVD)

Forward-looking customers seek strategic benefits from innovation and new business models. This course extends Business Value Specialist-level skills to address higher levels of transformation scope and complexity. Participants learn advanced business value related techniques, plus further develop communication and stakeholder management skills. Sessions allow for significant interaction among attendees.
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To earn this Cisco certification, you must pass the following exam:

840-425 BTEABVD

This exam tests a candidate's knowledge on use of advanced solution-and outcome-based selling approaches, to help customers meet their digital business goals.


Cisco Specialist certifications are valid for two years. To recertify:

  • Pass the current version of the required exam

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