TORONTO, Nov. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - International Institute of Business
Analysis (IIBA) continues to aggressively expand its global reach by
making available multiple translations of the seminal reference work
for the profession and its certification exams.
Kevin Brennan, Executive Vice President of IIBA® says, "In our global economy, it is critical to the development of the
business analysis profession to find consensus on the uses and common
translations of key terminology." Most business analysis reference
texts are in English which can hinder implementation of best practices
Earlier this month, IIBA released the Spanish translation of A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide). This guide is already available in English, Portuguese, Japanese, French
and German. Together these are the six largest languages used on the
Also starting in November, in partnership with the European Association
of Business Analysis (EABA), eligible candidates can complete the
Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®) exam in German at all computer-based test centres where IIBA
certification exams are offered. The exam is available in German in
Germany, Austria and Switzerland and on request in other countries.
IIBA® members can download different translations of the BABOK® Guide at no cost at www.IIBA.org and non-members can purchase a PDF for $29.95. Hardcopies of the guide
are available at all major book retailers. Information about writing
the CBAP® exam is available in the Certification section at www.IIBA.org.
IIBA® thanks the volunteers who dedicated considerable professional time and
effort to the translations of key documents.
About International Institute of Business Analysis
International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) is the independent,
non-profit, professional association serving the growing field of
business analysis to the international business community. The
organization has over 27,000 members worldwide in fields ranging from
requirements management and requirements analysis to project management
and consulting. IIBA® has over 100 chapters in more than 60 countries, and is committed to
developing and advancing standards for the practice of business
analysis and for the certification of practitioners. www.IIBA.org
SOURCE: International Institute of Business Analysis
For further information:
Media contact: Kevin Brennan, IIBA Chief Business Analyst and Executive Vice President firstname.lastname@example.org or (416) 233-8743 or @bakevin