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Canberra: Study Group

Thursday, August 12, 2021 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm

IIBA Canberra invites you to join Canberra's first Study Group in 2021


Join Tony Cox, Helen Anderson, Alison Simkus, Mel Murray and the IIBA Canberra crew for Canberra's first Study Group of the year.

Reasons to attend:

  • Understand and contextualize the BABOK framework
  • Prepare for certification
  • Build your network
  • Have fun!

Participants can earn up to 30 IIBA® Professional Development (PD) Hours / Continuing Development Units (CDUs).

To be eligible for credits participants will need to:

  • Attend and contribute to sessions
  • Attendance is recorded at the beginning of the session only, as per IIBA® credit rules. (2 PDUs per session)
  • Need to attend a minimum of 9 sessions to obtain a certificate
  • Prepare for each session and participate in discussions
  • Participate in topic tests administered by the Study Group Facilitator
  • Create and present one session topic and related techniques (6 PDUs)
  • Ensure your IIBA® Global and IIBA® Australian chapter memberships are current and ongoing (at least until the completion of the study group)


  • To provide a structured and shared experience to learn the content of the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge version 3 (BABOK®) Knowledge Areas, Techniques, Underlying Competencies and Perspectives
  • To identify practices that may enhance your own Business Analysis performance
  • To share experiences and challenges to achieve a greater understanding of how to achieve success as a Business Analyst
  • To help prepare for IIBA certification all 3 levels of certification (ECBA, CCBA, CBAP).

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will achieve a demonstrated understanding of the BABOK® Version 3 content and know how to use the BABOK® for reference
  • Participants will have support from experienced IIBA® volunteers to aid them with the IIBA® certification application process and examination

Target Audience:

The BABOK® study group may be suitable for you if you:

  • Have or are interested in gaining Business Analysis experience and
  • Planning to pursue IIBA® Certification and / or
  • Would like to work collaboratively with others to develop your understanding of the BABOK® Version 3.

Participant Prerequisites:

Participants must be individual members of IIBA® Global and Australia.

You must be a member of IIBA® (Global) before becoming an IIBA® Australia Chapter member:

Participants must sign a copyright agreement that prohibits sharing the material from the study group with anyone outside of the study group they attend.

Have a degree of BA experience to be able to contribute to discussions and deliver presentation sessions at the level expected.

Participant Commitment:

Participants are expected to:

  • Prepare for each session by pre-reading the topic and related techniques
  • Contribute to discussion during the session and to any online discussion forum hosted for the study group
  • Create and deliver a presentation for one of the sessions
  • Participants will be allocated into a team of one or two members
  • Create and present one session on an allocated topic and related techniques – content including presentations will be made available to all other study group participants.
  • Facilitate the discussion for the session which you’re assigned to present

Event Sponsor:

Synergy Group will be sponsoring this event. Facilitators, Tony Cox, Helen Anderson, Alison Simkus and Mel Murray are all from the Business Analysis Capability in Synergy.

Synergy offers a full range of consultancy, project and managed services uniquely tailored to address the challenges of Government. They also integrate, design and create solutions that support in addressing significant, national policy issues.

Study Group Details:

Venue: 15 National Circuit, Barton ACT 2600

Date: Starting August 12th, ending October 28th.

Time: 5.00pm to 6.00pm (AEST)

Fee: $165
Fees paid for study group participation is not transferable and non-refundable.

Please note that Study Groups are not available to non-members and places are limited. 

Study groups are NOT training courses. The content is studied and delivered in a peer-learning environment, NOT in “teacher-student mode”. The learning outcomes are largely (fully) dependent on the commitment and effort of individual participants. The facilitators are IIBA volunteers are NOT professional trainers. The role of the facilitator is to support topic presenters and facilitate professional discussions.

Register Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/iiba-canberra-study-group-tickets-164441943279

Event Details: 
Please note that Study Groups are not available to non-members and places are limited. 
Event Location: 
15 National Circuit, Barton ACT 2600
Event Type: 
Study Group
$165.00 AUD