Appendix C

Business Analysis Competencies

IIBA recognizes that the best business analysis professionals possess a wide range of fundamental skills. These are described in Chapter 9 of the BABOK Guide v. 3, Underlying Competencies, and listed here for reference. Herewith, there is additional information on assessing the business analysis competency within your organization.

Analytical Thinking and Problem-Solving

oCreative Thinking

oDecision Making



oSystems Thinking

oVisual Thinking

Behavioral Characteristics


oPersonal Organization


oOrganization and Time Management

Business Knowledge

oBusiness Acumen

oIndustry Knowledge

oOrganization Knowledge

oSolution Knowledge

oMethodology Knowledge

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