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Colleges and Universities​

Increase your revenue opportunity by offering high demand business analysis courses and ensure learners develop the skills companies need most in 2021 and beyond.​

Framework + Curriculum for Business Analysis Courses and Programs


The Framework

Plus learning objectives required for the ECBA exam, sample exam questions, and in-class discussion questions.​


The Curriculum

Complete curriculum for instructor-led hands-on application of key business analysis skills via case study and exercises.


Business Analysis​ Fundamentals

12-16 hours of knowledge-based teachings covering the fundamentals of business analysis.​


Application of​ Business Analysis Techniques

40-45 hours of knowledge-based teachings and hands-on application of business analysis techniques. ​

The equivalent of about ​1 semester – 3 credits.


Continuing Education​ Courses

For students interested in gaining business analysis skills regardless of their area of study.​​


Undergraduate and​ Continuing Education​ Programs

For students interested in pursuing Business Analysis career paths.​

Create a stand-alone continuing education program or a course within a diploma at the graduate or undergraduate level.

About the Academic Program​

IIBA® Academic Program Membership is available to Academic Faculty at accredited colleges and universities. From course framework + curriculum to onsite group exam sitting, the IIBA Academic Program offers your institution a jumpstart to business analysis courses and programs. Provide value beyond coursework by getting your graduates job-ready and create a direct path for your students to globally recognized IIBA® certifications.


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Program Benefits

By becoming a member of the Academic Program you will build connections to the business analysis industry and enhance the reputation of your Academic institution. Additionally, you are ensuring your institution stays current with today’s job market trends by offering learning materials and paths to certifications in Business Analysis and emerging areas such as Agile, Cybersecurity, and Business Data Analytics. These specialized streams can be added on to your membership package.



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Program Components

  • Framework + Curriculum for business analysis programs​​
  • BABOK® Guide study group materials​
  • ECBA™, CCBA® & CBAP® exam learning objectives​
  • Yearly license to BABOK® Guide for use in developing courses​
  • Additional memberships for faculty/staff at a discounted rate​
  • 5% discount on ECBA™ exam (minimum 20 seats)​
  • Onsite group exam sitting with bulk purchase of ECBA exams​
  • 20% discount on advertising space​
  • Discounted rate if member of more than 1 IIBA program​
  • Access to IIBA Competency Model​
  • Preview of IIBA Global Standards​
  • IIBA accreditation for your courses​
  • Access to Webinars and White papers to keep you current
  • Enhance the reputation of your Academic institution and stay on top of emerging job market
  • Local Chapter access
  • IIBA Endorsed Courses​
  • Recognition that your courses are based on globally recognized standards
  • To promote business analysis​
  • To communicate program goals and outcomes to students and other stakeholders​
  • Listed on the directory of academic institutions

Program Add-Ons

  • Core Program + Yearly license to Agile Extension (for use in developing courses)
  • Agile Extension study group materials
  • AAC exam learning objectives
  • Core Program + Yearly license to use CBDA IP (for use in developing courses)
  • CBDA exam learning objectives
  • Core Program + Yearly license to use Cybersecurity IP (for use in developing courses)
  • Cybersecurity Analysis e-learning modules and PDF
  • CCA exam learning objectives

Entry Certificate in Business Analysis

Business analysis fundamentals for students and recent grads with no prior work experience looking to gain a solid foundation of entry level business analysis competencies.