The IBP Business Psychology Certification provides a route for IBP members to achieve ‘Business Psychologist’ status by evidencing their experience, expertise, competencies and skill across core psychology and business areas.


  • Associate Business Psychologist
  • Senior Business Psychologist 
  • Fellow Business Psychologist



There are three levels of certification:

Associate Business Psychologist

Demonstrates; a broad understanding of some aspects of the approach, philosophy and practice of business psychology.  Individuals may work in a supportive role with more experienced colleagues or mentors, or they may function as part of a team.


  • Human Factors
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Business Environment
  • Consumer Behaviour

Duration : 6 months


Senior Business Psychologist

Demonstrates; a thorough knowledge of the key psychological principles of understanding, designing and managing people, processes and organisations. Candidates will be experienced individuals who are likely to have leadership and or management expertise in key areas and demonstrate impact and influence.


  • Coaching Psychology
  • Organisational Culture
  • Social and Organizational Change
  • Diversity
  • Psychology of Marketing & Selling

Duration : 6 months


Fellow  Business Psychologist

Candidates for this level will have a sustained record of leadership and influence in Business Psychology, and will actively champion Business Psychology.


  • Psychology of Leadership
  • Strategic Planning
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Coaching
  • Research Methods

Duration : 6 months


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About IBP

The Institute of Business Psychology (IBP) is an examining and a professional body established to regulate the practice of Personnel, Industrial, Occupational and Organisational Psychologists..

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