IIBA Global Business Analysis Core Standard represents the core and most fundamental practices of business analysis as described in A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide) version 3.
IIBA Global Business Analysis Core Standard has been created by IIBA for the global business community. It is intended to help all organizations and practitioners of business analysis provide better business outcomes.
IIBA Global Business Analysis Core Standard presents an abridged version of the foundational concepts of business analysis as described BABOK®Guide. It does not include updates or changes to the content of BABOK® Guide.
IIBA Global Business Analysis Core Standard is comprised of two main sections:
Business Analysis Key Concepts: information that provides a foundation for understanding and applying business analysis.
Core Standard Knowledge Areas: areas of specific business analysis expertise.
IIBA Global Business Analysis Core Standard will help professionals who:
- practice business analysis or want to start a career in business analysis,
- manage business analysis professionals and require fundamental knowledge
of the practice, and
- act as Business Subject Matter Experts or in any other area of practice such as
Product Management, Project Management,
Enterprise or Business Architecture,
Quality Assurance, and Data Analytics
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