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The Benefits of Business Analysis Professional Certification

April 28th, 2015

The Benefits of Professional Certification

IIBS is a Endrosed Education Provider of IIBA and we found the below article very useful in IIBA website. So we decided update it in our blog for our students.

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Earning an IIBA® professional certification offers many benefits to both the individual and the organization employing or engaging them.

Benefits to the individual may include:

• Competence in the principles and practices of business analysis.
• Participation in a recognized professional group.
• Recognition of professional competence by professional peers and management.
• Advanced career potential due to recognition as a professional business analysis practitioner.
• Personal satisfaction of accomplishing a milestone in their BA careers.
• Certification can improve overall performance, remove uncertainty and widen market opportunities.
• The process of achieving and maintaining certification helps ensure you are continually improving and refining your activities.
• Potentially higher income for being formally recognized as an experienced BA professional. For more details, view this recent salary survey.
• Recognizes individuals who have invested in their BA careers and encourages them to keep doing so.

Benefits to the organization may include:

• Provides professional development, advancement and recognition opportunities for staff.
• Demonstrates to customers, competitors, suppliers, staff and investors that you use industry-standard business analysis practices.
• Demonstrates to your stakeholders that your business is run effectively.
• The regular assessment process will improve staff responsibility, commitment and motivation.
• Establishment and implementation of business analysis practices as outlined in A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK®) Guide by individuals recognized as being knowledgeable and skilled.
• More reliable, higher quality results produced with increased efficiency and consistency by BA professionals who use industry standard BA techniques.
• Identification of professional business analysts to clients and business partners.
• Demonstrated commitment to the field of business analysis, increasingly recognized as a vital component of any successful project.