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Membership Harmonization Coming May 4, 2021

IIBA Global and Chapter Membership is combining into one IIBA Membership. That means in addition to existing benefits, you will now have access to over 120 Chapters worth of events, networking, and professional development opportunities in every time zone and numerous languages.

 

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Webinar | Membership Harmonization and What it Means for You

IIBA Membership is about to get a whole lot better: our Global and Chapter Membership is coming together May 4th, 2021! The new, harmonized IIBA Membership will include access to all the great benefits currently offered with expanded access to IIBA’s network of over 120+ Chapters worldwide. This webinar is about YOU, our business analysis community of members, and we have allocated time to answer all of your questions.

Tuesday April 27, 2021 | 12:00 – 1:00p ET (noon)
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Tuesday April 27, 2021 11:00p - Wednesday April 27, 2021 12:00a ET:
(Wednesday, April 28, 2021 | 1:00 – 2:00p AEST)
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Membership Harmonization Pricing Changes

We are harmonizing Membership pricing for IIBA Global and its Chapters so that there is only a single transaction to purchase an IIBA Membership.

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More Benefits for IIBA Members

 

Harmonization Means More Benefits for IIBA Members

  • Chapter assignment is complimentary with IIBA Membership.  
  • Connections, IIBA’s global online community, is part of harmonized Membership. You can network with IIBA Members around the world. 
  • Access to the expanded Chapter network provides… 
    • Strengthened networking opportunities with professionals for new perspectives, fresh ideas, and knowledge.  
    • Raising your profile by sharing your expertise with a global audience.  
    • Opportunities for events in every time zone. 
    • Expanded access to job opportunities and career advancement.  
    • Career advice and more answers to your questions about business analysis. 
  • IIBA Membership will continue to include all your global Membership benefits like  
    • Career resources like the BABOK Guide and the Agile Extension.  
    • Interactive knowledge tools like the Career Action Guide and Self-Assessment Tool. 
    • Our online library of over 11,000 titles 
    • And much more! 

 

Membership Harmonization Frequently Asked Questions

 

What’s Happening?

We are excited to announce that IIBA Global and Chapter Memberships are combining into one annual fee on May 4th, 2021! There is now only one annual fee for all the benefits IIBA provides, which now includes an expanded Chapter network and Connections, IIBA’s online global community. All Members will have access to IIBA’s network of over 120+ Chapters globally in different time zones and languages, providing new opportunities for professional development and networking around the world!

 

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  • We are harmonizing Membership pricing for IIBA Global and its Chapters so that there is only a single transaction to purchase an IIBA Membership. We are uniting the community so there is just one IIBA!
  • IIBA Global Members currently not associated with a Chapter will be assigned to one according to the default address on your profile
  • Members will no longer be charged an activation fee upon joining or reactivating their IIBA Membership.
  • IIBA is adding Connections, our global online community, to better serve our Members not currently geographically located near an IIBA Chapter. Connections will be available to all Members. 
  • Confirm your default address is correct in your profile - this will be used to determine which Chapter you are assigned to.
  • Review what Chapter you are currently associated on your profile.
  • If you are not currently part of a Chapter, one will be assigned. For more information, please see Joining a Chapter / Chapter Assignment

Joining a Chapter / Chapter Assignment

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  • Members are assigned based on proximity of your default address to a Chapter.
  • Your default address can be found in your profile - this will be used to determine how you are assigned.   
  • Review what Chapter you are currently associated with in your profile.   
  • If you are already part of a Chapter, you will NOT be re-assigned. 
  • IIBA Members who are outside the range of any geographic Chapter will be assigned to Connections, IIBA’s online global community.    
  • Your IIBA Membership profile can only be assigned to one Chapter, so this will default to your closest geographic Chapter, but you are still able to be part of both Chapters.
  • As an IIBA Member, you have access to ALL Chapters.
  • There is no more Chapter Membership pricing on events, only IIBA Member and Non-Member pricing. You are a Member of IIBA no matter where you are.
  • IIBA Members have global access to Chapters: you are encouraged to engage and connect with Chapters around the world for events, study groups, and more.
  • All Members have access to Connections, IIBA’s online global community.
  • No. One IIBA Membership fee includes belonging to any Chapter.  
  • Chapters no longer have Membership fees so belonging to IIBA includes belonging to the entire ecosystem of Chapters.
  • Yes, you can join a Chapter from a different region. 
  • Country regions will be adjusted as part of Membership harmonization.  
  • For a breakdown of any changes to regional pricing, please see Membership Pricing 
  • If you are a new or existing Member assigned by your company or education provider, you will be assigned a Chapter in one of two ways:
    • If you have an address on your account, you will be assigned according to your address on-file.
    • If you do not have an address on-file, you will be assigned a Chapter according to your company’s address.
    • Like individual members, you can always override the assignment and choose a different Chapter.
    • For more details, please refer to How am I assigned a Chapter?
  • Connections is IIBA’s online global community.  
  • It connects Members who are not close to a geographic Chapter to the global network of professionals and is available to all Members. 
  • It will connect individuals around the globe with specific IIBA Members only programming in various languages and in different time zones. 
  • Information will continue to be updated and shared with IIBA Members.

Membership Pricing

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The table below displays the changes by region: 

The table below displays the changes by region

A lot has changed since 2012 (when we last updated our Membership pricing): we’re updating the country regions to match the modern, globalized economy. This will help us bring the global community together, and better align with global and local commerce in 2021.

Increasing: 

Increasing: Updated country regions to match the modern, globalized economy

 

Decreasing: 

Decreasing: Updated country regions to match the modern, globalized economy

The existing list is found under ‘List of Countries by Region’

  • Chapter assignment is now complimentary with your IIBA Membership.
  • Connections, IIBA’s global online community, is part of your simplified Membership. You can network with IIBA Members around the world.
  • Access to the expanded Chapter network provides…
    • Strengthened networking opportunities with professionals for new perspectives, fresh ideas, and knowledge.
    • Raising your profile by sharing your expertise with a global audience.  
    • Opportunities for events in every time zone. 
    • Expanded access to job opportunities and career advancement. 
    • Career advice and more answers to your questions about business analysis.
  • IIBA Membership will continue to include all your global Membership benefits like 
  • No, you must join IIBA using this online process. This decreases the administrative burden for your Chapter Leader.  
  • The same link will also be added to your local Chapter website. 
  • You will no longer pay Chapter membership fees: these are now included with your Membership.
  • IIBA Membership is annual, so you will need to pay once per year. 

Chapter Events

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  • Any Member can attend any event from any Chapter.  
  • Some events may be offered at a price assigned by the Chapter. 
  • There may be Member and Non-Member pricing. There will be no more assigned Chapter Member pricing. 
  • Events will be listed in the Chapter portal.  
  • Chapters will have a minimum of: 
    • Nine events per year.  
    • Six of those events are PD (Professional Development) events.  
  • There will be a period of transition as our Chapter Leaders adjust to a harmonized Membership but will be required to meet the above requirements in accordance with Chapter Standards. 
  • Many of our Chapter events are free to IIBA Members. You’re welcome to attend any of these complimentary events around the world. 
  • In the case where a Chapter’s event has a fee, you’ll pay the same IIBA Member fee regardless of which Chapter you are affiliated with.   
  • All IIBA Members are welcome to participate in Chapter events outside of their home Chapter.  
  • Chapter events will now only have Member / non-Member pricing.  
  • We encourage you to join Chapter events around the world! 
  • Chapter events will only have Member / non-Member pricing. That means you will be charged the same fee as all Members if there is an additional charge assigned by the Chapter. 

Chapter Communications and Engagement

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  • Chapter Leaders have their own unique pattern of communications that suits their Members.  
  • If you would like to reach out to your Chapter directly, you can use the contact information found on your local Chapter website.  
    • Most Chapter websites have a contact form in the top left corner. 
    • Some websites have individual contact information for their Chapter Board of Directors, instead. 
  • You will receive an email from IIBA Global once you have joined IIBA, including your assigned Chapter with their website, too. 
  • You are also added to the Chapter’s directory so your Chapter Leaders know they can contact you directly.  
  • Reach out directly to your assigned Chapter.   
  • You can also contact us at Chapter@iiba.org and we could facilitate an introduction. 
  • If you are starting a new Chapter, consult the Start Up Toolkit

What if I have additional questions?

Contact us at chapter@iiba.org