Study Groups

Join an IIBA® Australia BABOK® Study Group!
IIBA® Australia Chapter BABOK® Study Groups provide members a structured and shared experience to learn and develop understanding of the BABOK®   principles. Study Groups are distinct from training which can be provided by IIBA endorsed education providers EEPs

  • BABOK® Study Groups are available at all branches, typically twice a year starting at the beginning and mid- year if there is sufficient enrollment.
  • Study group participation can earn up to 30 hours of professional development which supports this for the certifications:
CBAP (35 hours) and CCBA/ECBA (21 hours)  

IIBA® Australia Chapter offers base or advanced study groups (for those with 4+ years’ experience) in line with the new certification standards
Study groups can be conducted “in-house” for employers who want to build BA competency for their employees.

Study Group Purpose
  • To provide a structured and shared experience to learn the content of the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge version 3 (BABOK®)
  • To identify practices that may enhance your own Business Analysis performance.
  • To share experiences and challenges to achieve greater understanding of how achieve success as a Business Analyst
  • To help prepare for IIBA certification
Study Group Syllabus Base Study Group Syllabus        
Advanced Study Group Syllabus

Study Groups Available
During 2019 & 2020 IIBA Australia offered more than 30 study groups across different branches.
For a detailed schedule and for the next available program, please contact your local branch on the emails provided.

Agile Analysis Study Group
In 2019 IIBA Australia launched a specialised Agile Analysis Study Group aimed at supporting members who are looking for expanding their knowledge and understanding of the Agile mindset and Agile analysis.
The group syllabus is available here - aac_study_group_syllabus_v.1.docx
The first groups are starting in Sydney and Melbourne between October and November 2019.
For more groups and EOI - please contact your local branch coordinator.

IIBA Australia Education Team

 Branch / Board   Contact Details
 Australia  Tim Wrathall
 Adelaide  George Venetsanos
 Brisbane  Navid Fakhredaei
 Canberra TBC
 Hobart  Melchor Pablo
 Melbourne  Vishrut Verma
 Perth  Anthony Erickson
 Sydney  Neevedita Panda

Call for Study Group Facilitators 
The IIBA® Australia Chapter are on the lookout for Business Analysis Professionals who have one or more IIBA certifications (CBAP, AAC, CBDA), industry experience and have the ability to commit to the time to facilitate our 2022 Study Groups.  
The Study Groups are focused on either BABOK®, Agile Extension or Business Data Analysis and are held both online and in-person in regions across Australia.  If you are experienced in these areas, we invite you to submit your EOI now by completing this form.