About IIBA®

About IIBA®

International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®) is an independent non-profit professional association serving the growing field of business analysis worldwide. Our goal is to create greater awareness of the BA profession by defining what is business analysis and working towards widespread recognition of the value of the BA role.

IIBA® - Helping Business Do Business Better

Business Analysis is the practice of enabling organizational change in the pursuit of improved business efficiency and effectiveness. It helps businesses gain competitive advantage in the marketplace and enables organizations to succeed.

Established in Canada in 2003, IIBA has become the leading association for business analysis around the globe - numbering over 29,000 members in more than 45 countries.

We help professionals working in business analyst roles to develop their skills and further their careers by providing access to unique and relevant content. IIBA members work in a broad range of roles – as business analysis, systems analysis, requirements analysis or management, project management, consulting, process improvement and more.

Whatever your BA title, IIBA can help you do your job better and enhance your professional life.

As a professional association, IIBA aids business analysts by:

  • Defining standards for business analysis as a professional practice. The Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK® Guide) captures the knowledge and skills that comprise the BA profession.
  • Identifying skills needed to be effective in the BA role, as seen in the IIBA Business Analysis Competency Model and Self-assessment Tool.
  • Managing professional accreditation for business analysis professionals through the Certification of Competency in Business Analysis™ (CCBA®) and Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®) certifications.

As a member of IIBA, you benefit from a host of opportunities to advance your career:

  • Elevate your skill set – Access valuable resources such as the BABOK® Guide, the Building Business Capability Conference, IIBA Webinars, an online library, and more.
  • Develop leadership skills – Volunteer with IIBA or your local chapter to gain leadership experience, develop communication skills and receive other benefits.
  • Expand your network – Attend chapter events and join the online community to exchange ideas with peers, learn from experts in your field and meet key professional contacts.

Take your career to a new level as a member of IIBA Join IIBA today!