These are some of the benefits when joining IBASA:
Professional recognition from colleagues, clients and the SMME development environment;
IBASA is an Internationally recognized body and the grading applied to its members complies with Internationally recognized standards;
The opportunity to:
1. Meet and make contact with like-minded people;
2. To participate in Continuing Professional Development Programmes;
3. Participate in seminars and workshops;
4. Receive project referrals from IBASA as and when these are available;
5. Regular Newsletters with current information on small business support topics, news, events etc.;
Opportunity to join Institute committees and influence business-support policies regionally and nationally.
Why Businesses use IBASA Members:
Owners, directors, managers and staff will have the assurance that an IBASA registered business advisor is an independently accredited professional; who adheres to IBASA Code of Conduct; who has relevant business experience and training; and who has met the professional criteria as defined by IBASA.
Code of Conduct:
Members of IBASA are bound by a Code of Conduct that aims to enforce the ethical behaviour of its members. Members in breach of this Code of Conduct are subject to disciplinary measures.
Professional Development :
All IBASA members are encouraged to keep up to date with new developments in business management and support through a programme of continuing professional development and by keeping up with all relevant legislation that affects the SME environment. All members are also required to demonstrate that they have undertaken sufficient study, training and personal development to meet the Institute’s requirements.
Apply For Admission:
Applications are welcomed from anyone involved in giving small business advice or supporting those giving advice. The Application process is clear-cut and requires the completion of an Application Form. Please include a detailed CV, A certified copy of your identity document as well as any Qualifications with your application form