Calgary Chapter Awards


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General Nomination Guidelines


  1. All nominees must be active IIBA Calgary members at the time of the nomination and through the award process.
  2. The nominator is responsible for assuring that all required documentation is collected for the nominee. Incomplete submissions may adversely impact the (award) committee’s ability to adequately and fully evaluate a nominee.
  3. All supporting documentation must have relevance to specific criteria requirements. The volume of material submitted is not important. Documentation should support what the nominee accomplished and specifically why the nominee is deserving of an award.
  4. Individuals who have previously won a particular award are not eligible to win that award again (for next 3 years), even if it has been reformatted. They may, however, be nominated for a different award.
  5. The Achievement Awards Committee will review all nominations for determination of award issuance. If none of the nominees for a particular award reflect the level of achievement expected of an award recipient, the committee reserves the right to recommend that the award not be presented.
  6. Members of the Achievement Awards committee are not eligible for awards during their term of service, even if the service for which they would be nominated occurred prior to their term of service or employment.
  7. All nomination materials become the property of IIBA Calgary. Materials cannot be returned.

Supporting Materials Required for nomination


  1. Nominations must be submitted using the Achievement Awards Nomination Form, which must be completed in its entirety.
  2. Include a narrative summary (200 words or less), written by the nominator, that explains the nominee’s qualifications for the award (please refer to the award descriptions for specific criteria) and why you think your nominee deserves recognition.
  3. Submit the nominee’s resume or curriculum vitae (required).
  4. Submit other written material, such as articles, project descriptions etc. only if it supports the specific accomplishments(s) made (e.g. copy page of article or publication.)
  5. Provide two references/letters of support from others who can elaborate on:
a. The nominee’s specific accomplishment(s)
b. How the nominee has met the specific guidelines for the award?
c. Why the nominee is worthy of an award
d. If letters of support are provided, they must be “signed” by the author and sent by fax, mail, or via email to authenticate and personalize the correspondence
e. If references are provided, they can be contacted via email or phone to verify nominee’s accomplishments and other details

Descriptions, Qualifications and Guidelines for Nomination

Leadership Award 
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The Leadership Award is IIBA Calgary’s highest award honor. This award celebrates an individual who has demonstrated outstanding service as a leader in their field.

Qualifications

Qualified individuals are BA professionals who have made significant contributions to their field to achieve the mission of IIBA Calgary through dedicated volunteer service, innovative professional practice, education, research, or publishing. These are just a few of the ways an individual qualifies.


Guidelines

Nomination criteria for this award include the following:

  • Volunteer service (in past three years) at IIBA Calgary in any capacity
  • Significant original research or authorship, editing, or service on editorial board for journals, books, monographs, and other publications that advances the HIM profession.
  • Advancing professional practice through development of new theory; active dissemination of knowledge about cutting-edge practice innovations; or leadership in specialty areas.
  • Presenter at IIBA conference, Webinars or/and other educational events

Rising Star Award
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The Rising Star Award recognizes and encourages the best of the fresh new talent. It honors a gifted student or promising new professional who embodies great hope as we look to the future of the BA profession.

Qualifications

Qualified individuals are a) students enrolled at the time of nomination in a Business Analysis program with an Endorsed Education Provider, or who have graduated in the last three months; or b) IIBA professional who have been credentialed within the last three years. Nominees must demonstrate significant potential for future leadership, innovation, creativity, and administrative capacity.


Guidelines

Nomination criteria for this award include the following:

  • Willingness to change tradition, take risks, and think critically and to lead others in these processes.
  • Exceptional problem solving ability with the capacity to envision the “Big Picture” in BA profession and to make decisions accordingly..
  • Demonstrates excellence in the management of personnel, finances, information systems or other areas of BA interest.
  • Demonstrates commitment to the BA profession through active participation in local, provincial, or national IIBA activities/events

Mentor Award
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The mentor Award honors individuals with long records of encouraging individuals to realize their full potential, who have helped others, find ways to achieve their best.

Qualifications

Qualified individuals are those who have a long history of support and love for the profession with a strong commitment to touch the lives of BA individuals and launch us toward new horizons.


Guidelines

Nomination criteria for this award include the following:

  • A record of motivating talented young people to enter the BA profession
  • Providing ongoing, long term career guidance to BA professionals..
  • Encouraging young professionals to become involved in IIBA activities at the local and international level and supporting their efforts.
  • Fostering enthusiasm for the profession.
  • Willingness to assist and mentor BA professionals.
  • Support of the training process/ study group for new professionals through teaching, serving on panels or advisory committees, and advising individual students.

High Five Award
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The High Five Award honors individuals who have been active members with the Calgary chapter from at least past three years.

Qualifications

Qualified individuals are those who have always supported the local chapter by staying active as a member and attending events organized by the chapter.


Guidelines

Nomination criteria for this award include the following:

  • Nominee must be an active chapter member from the past three years
  • Providing ongoing support to the local chapter by attending events organized by the chapter
  • Encouraging young professionals to become involved in IIBA activities at the local and international level and supporting their efforts
  • Fostering enthusiasm for the profession
  • Willingness to assist and mentor BA professionals