Elm is the first Arab company that had been granted corporate membership in the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA).
Elm Company, which is a governmental joint stock owned by The Public Investment fund and is the main provider of innovative electronic solutions and support services, announced today that it has joined the corporate membership in the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA). It also announced that Elm is the first Arab company that had been granted corporate membership in the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA).
The International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), which its headquarter based in Canada, founded in 2003 as one of the most distinguished organizations in the world that deal with developing of business analysis sector companies.
More than 220 of the largest international corporations interested in business analysis hold its membership. Joining the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), enables its members to develop their performance via presenting specialized scientific content in the world of business, in regulations and procedures, requirements of data analysis in addition to work design procedures.
The institute enables its members & their employees to use and make benefit of the international reference: "Business Analysis Body of Knowledge" in the world web. However, this reference is one of the most important references in business analysis, in addition to the other products and services rendered by the international institute in this respect.
Mr. Majid al-Arifi, marketing manager of Elm Company, stated that:
"The company's joining to the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), is due to its leadership in rendering services and innovative solutions to both public and private sectors in The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The company is based upon integrated portfolio of electronic services and technology solutions with high reliability. Moreover the company owns a variety of projects to support the e-government program. Thus the company is an active partner to many of governmental and private entities".
The role of the business analysts in Elm is so distinguished. However, this role is not limited to developing the requirements, but also extends to help in developing business model of electronic solutions in line with the strategies and objectives of the clients, In addition to achieving user experience and efficiency for the benefit of both the client and society.
Mr. Al-Arifi added stressing that, "based on our company's membership in the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), the company became well known to the world of business analysis and all of our staff can make full use of all products and services of the international entity. This will be surely been reflected on the capabilities and skills of our staff, and enables them benefit of all international pioneer experiences. They will be also capable of obtaining professional consultations from the best experts and specialists in the world of business analysis who are members in this institution, not to mention their ability to access an integrated library on the International Web.
Mr. Al-Arifi added that: "It is now available to our employees to apply for certificates of competency in business analysis, and to obtain competency model and a tool of self - evaluation that designed by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) according to the most important international and professional standards in business analysis sector.
We are so proud that five of our employees in the field of business analysis had obtained the certificates of (certified professional business analyst), from the total number of 25 that obtained it from all over the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. We will encourage and sustain our employees to obtain such international certificates.
It is worth mentioning that Elm Company is deeply interested in developing work environment and honing the skills of its employees. The company seeks continuously to enroll its staff in specialized training courses in the most distinguished training institutes around the world.
At last, it is worth mentioning that the number of our staff in the company currently reaches 1800 employee.