Business Analysis touches on a broad range of roles and spans a variety of industries. Everyone interested in professional Business Analysis is welcome to join the IIBA Ottawa-Outaouais Chapter and attend our events. We welcome people from outside the Ottawa area to join us. We currently have members from USA, Europe, Australia, India and others. 

The benefits of becoming a Chapter Member are:

  • Advance notice for tickets for limited seating events like many of our Professional Development workshops.
  • Eligibility to vote at the Chapter's General and Special Meetings.
  • Opportunity to serve on the Chapter’s Board of Directors.
  • Support for your chapter in competing for annual Chapter awards organized by IIBA Global.
  • A place you can call your ‘home chapter’.
  • Monthly Certification study groups run by our chapter members; free for all IIBA members.
  • Monthly trailblazer meetings (informal special interest groups e.g. data analytics) run by our chapter members; free for all IIBA members.
  • Monthly chapter meetings with speakers at a discounted price for all IIBA members.
  • Four Professional development full or half-day workshops per year at the lowest rates around; CDUs provided.

To become part of the IIBA® Ottawa-Outaouais Chapter, you must:

  • Be a current IIBA® International member in good standing (if a chapter member's IIBA® International membership expires, their chapter membership also expires).
  • Set your Chapter to Ottawa-Outaouais chapter in your Profile on your IIBA International account. As an IIBA member you already have a user ID and password for your IIBA International membership.

How to set your Chapter in your IIBA profile

  • Login to you IIBA account at
  • Click on Welcome (your name).
  • A drop-down menu will appear, click on Profile.
  • A new page will open. On the right side of the screen click on Change.
  • Scroll to the bottom of the box.
  • Click and hold anywhere on the grey bar that says Chapter.
  • A list of chapter websites will appear. Scroll up or down until CAN_Ontario_Ottawa_Outaouais is highlighted.
  • Release the mouse while that name is highlighted.
  • If you now see that it shows Ottawa_Outaouais below the word Chapter.
  • Success.
  • Click on Save.
  • Go to top of the screen and click on Logout.
  • Abide by the IIBA® Bylaws, the Chapter Bylaws, and the code of conduct and professional standards.
  • We would be happy to receive an email from you at to let us know you’ve joined. Welcome aboard!

How to register and pay for events

Your current IIBA® membership provides you access to all IIBA events worldwide at member rates. 

At our chapter, the IIBA member rates are at a substantial discount to non-member rates, and some of our events are free. We use Eventbrite to manage registrations, which allows you to register and pay by credit card. IIBA® Members are asked to enter their IIBA member number as part of the registration process to qualify for the discounted rate.

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