International Institute of Business Analysis to collaborate with educators to get students job ready

Oct 26, 2011, 12:00 ET from International Institute of Business Analysis

  • New institutional membership offers universities and colleges discounts, opportunity to launch IIBA-approved Academic Certificate in business analysis

TORONTO, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) now offers institutional membership packages to universities and colleges around the world.

After a post-secondary school purchases the IIBA® academic membership, its students, faculty and staff benefit from discounts on individual memberships, reduced fees for certification programs, and discounts on many other products and services. For more information about academic membership, educators can contact or visit

Also, Chief Operating Officer Dave Bieg, says, "IIBA seeks to work with universities and colleges to help them get their students job-ready for a career in business analysis."

The organization will work with educators to ensure their courses at the graduate or undergraduate level are IIBA-approved. After the syllabus for the course has been reviewed and approved by IIBA, the school can offer the Academic Certificate in Business Analysis.

"By earning the IIBA Academic Certificate in Business Analysis, a student will signal to future employers that they have gained the knowledge to perform effectively as an entry level business analyst," says Mr. Bieg.

About International Institute of Business Analysis
International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) is the independent non-profit professional association serving the growing field of business analysis to the international business community. The organization is comprised of more than 21,000 members around the globe in fields ranging from requirements management and requirements analysis to project management and consulting. IIBA® has chapters in over 60 countries worldwide and is committed to developing and advancing standards for the practice of business analysis and for the certification of practitioners. For more information, visit

SOURCE International Institute of Business Analysis