IIBA Business Analysis Competency Model 

NEW! Version 4.0 PDF
Version 4.0 Online
Retiring soon - Version 3.0

The Business Analysis Competency Model is a research and reference guide designed to equip BA professionals with the information needed to continuously develop skills in real-time, in order to meet the needs of organizations.


This model can be used by anyone involved directly or indirectly in the Business Analysis (BA) or related business analysis profession, regardless of their official job role or title.

The first release of the IIBA® Business Analysis Competency Model v4.0 is focused on the BA Professional and we will be launching more components in 2017.  If you have any questions about the new IIBA Business Analysis Competency Model, please email competency@iiba.org.

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Using the BA Competency Model

IIBA Business Analysis Competency Model v3.0 - Retiring Soon

The IIBA Business Analysis Competency Model v3.0 is still available for personal use, free to IIBA Members and for purchase for non-members. It describes the knowledge, skills, abilities and other personal characteristics required for a person to be successful and perform effectively performing the activities outline in the BABOK® Guide.

* Note that your Member copy or purchased copy is not suitable for team and corporate usage, sharing, or replication in part or whole.

Organizations/Managers/Team Leads
Purchase a corporate license for the IIBA Competency Model v3.0 for use with your team, business unit or enterprise! Learn more about our Corporate Licensing Agreement.