Welcome to the Institute of Business Advisors South Africa (IBASA)

IBASA represents Business Advising Professionals, within a framework, endorsed by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).



About Us



The IBASA is recognised by the SAQA as the professional body responsible for the grading, accreditation and continuous professional development of business advisor, business coaches and mentors serving the micro, small and medium enterprises SMME’s in SA.


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Why use IBASA Members


corporate3Business Owners, Directors, Managers and staff have the assurance that an IBASA registered Business Advisor in good-standing is an independent accredited professional with extensive business experience and training who has met demanding criteria defined by the IBASA.

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Following the Institution’s recognition as a Professional Body by SAQA, Continuous Professional Development (CPD) is now compulsory in order for a member to maintain their designation and grow to the highest level should they wish.


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Applications are welcomed from anyone involved in giving business advice or supporting those giving advice.The Application process is clear-cut and requires the completion of an Application Form.



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All IBASA Members to submit their CPD Hours and supporting CPD documents - cpd@ibasa.org.za