The SBOK® Guide 4th Edition is now available for download in English, Spanish, Portuguese & Italian!
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SBOK® Guide 4th Edition Launch Timeline

Language Launch of SBOK® Guide 4th Edition * Launch of Online Courses, Classroom Materials, ATP Trainer Materials based on SBOK® Guide 4th Edition ** Launch of Certification Exams based on SBOK® Guide 4th Edition ***
English 1st Aug 2022 25th Sep 2022 10th Nov 2022
Spanish 20th Sep 2022 10th Oct 2022 10th Nov 2022
Portuguese 20th Sep 2022 10th Oct 2022 10th Nov 2022
Italian 1st Oct 2022 25th Dec 2022 1st Jan 2023
German 15th Dec 2022 25th Dec 2022 1st Jan 2023
French 15th Dec 2022 25th Dec 2022 1st Jan 2023
Mandarin 15th Dec 2022 25th Dec 2022 1st Jan 2023
Japanese 15th Dec 2022 25th Dec 2022 1st Jan 2023
Arabic 15th Dec 2022 25th Dec 2022 1st Jan 2023
* ATPs and students will have the option to choose the edition while downloading the soft copy or ordering the physical copy of the SBOK® Guide
** Students will have an option to choose the online course edition they want to study with. ATPs and students can order classroom materials based on either the 3rd edition or the 4th edition of the SBOK® Guide
*** Students can take the certification exam based on either the 3rd edition or the 4th edition of the SBOK® Guide

From 1st Jan 2023:

  • All online courses, classroom materials, and exams transitions to the 4th edition of the SBOK® Guide
  • Purchase of courses, exams, and other study materials based on the 3rd edition of the SBOK® Guide will no longer be available. However, existing students who have access to courses and exams based on the 3rd edition of the SBOK® Guide will remain valid till their course expiry date.

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