IIBA® is a federally-incorporated not-for-profit association with head offices in Toronto, Canada. Our association is governed by the Canada Corporations Act and our bylaws. Our letters patent (articles of incorporation) were issued by the Minister of Industry (Industry Canada) on April 18, 2006.

IIBA not-for-profit incorporation means:
  • IIBA is composed of members and does not have shareholders.
  • Our members cannot receive any financial or other gains, and IIBA does not distribute its profits.
  • The powers of IIBA are limited to what is written into its purpose or objects. These are contained in the IIBA® Bylaws.
  • IIBA carries on activities primarily for the benefit of our members, and are supported by our members through fees and other fee-for-service programs and activities. 
  • IIBA works together with its Chapters worldwide to ensure that they are organized in such a way as to maintain non-profit status in accordance with local laws and regulations.
IIBA programs and activities are designed to promote the role of the business analysis professional throughout the world. Some key activities include:
  • The creation and publication of A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide).
  • The creation and administration of the Certification of Competency in Business Analysis™ (CCBA™) and Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) designations.
  • Chapters for local member networking.
  • Endorsed Education Provider (EEP) services. 
  • Online communities
  • Learning opportunities through the IIBA Webinar Series
  • IIBA publications 
IIBA is the only organization that may confer the Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA®) and Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) designations to qualified business analysis professionals.

IIBA is the only organization that may designate a training vendor or other company as an IIBA Endorsed Education Provider (EEP).

IIBA does not provide educational services or training to any individual or organization.