At the BHBIA, we aim to support our members in enhancing their professional capabilities. Through a variety of tailored activities, we strive to enable our members to develop their skills and excel in their roles.

Engaging member events and networking opportunities

Join us at one of our exclusive member events designed to enrich your knowledge and network: 

An annual highlight, usually scheduled in May, combining inspirational keynote speakers, thought-provoking presentations, interactive workshops and networking opportunities 

Typically hosted in December, this one-day meeting delves into key topics and the latest trends facing healthcare business insights professionals.

Held twice a year, usually in March and September, these events offer accessible learning and networking experiences focused on a trending theme.

Our Connect Groups are for like-minded professionals to share insights and experiences.

  • The Rising Stars Connect Group supports professionals with up to 5 years of industry experience.
  • The Analytics Connect Group supports learning and collaboration among those interested in analytics.

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Professional Development

Our Professional Development programme is tailored to support you throughout your business insights career. Workshops are available for non-members too.

Participate in our workshops and webinars, where industry experts and professional trainers provide practical insights and hands-on learning experiences. These sessions cover a wide range of specialised topics and skills, and are delivered through a mixture of face-to-face and virtual workshops and webinars. 

Access self-study modules and our webinar library covering a wide range of topics. The BHBIA's flagship Ethics and Compliance online training and certification is available anytime.

The BHBIA Skills Framework is a companion guide to aid your professional development. This comprehensive document highlights the key skills and knowledge required for roles across the spectrum of healthcare busines insights.

The BHBIA Foundations Series and Business Skills Series provide clearly signposted pathways for learning, including workshops, self-study and events we recommend for those entering the industry or looking to enhance their personal impact and effectiveness.

The BHBIA partners with MRS Training to provide its members access to MRS training at preferential rates and and an opportunity to gain MRS CPD accreditation points by completing BHBIA training.

The BHBIA also partners with Intellus, providing members from each organisation with access to webinars.

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Online Training

Our online training platform offers convenient access to essential Ethics and Compliance courses and other modules covering key business insights topics.

The BHBIA offers three core online training courses free of charge:

  • Adverse Event Reporting in Market Research
  • Legal and Ethical Guidelines for Market Researchers
  • Legal and Ethical Guidelines for Data Analysts 

BHBIA members can complete a Competency Test to assess their knowledge in each of these areas and achieve a Certificate of Competency. 

This training and certification is recommended for all professionals working in healthcare business insights roles in the UK and should be completed on an annual basis. Certification renewals take place by 31st October each year.  

An additional programme is available specifically for those involved in reviewing and approving market research materials:

  • Guidance for reviewing/approving market research materials

BHBIA membership entitles all employees of the organisation's entity to take the online tests and achieve certification. Non-members can gain access to the tests and certification as a Certified non-member. 

The BHBIA Ethics & Compliance Committee also produces comprehensive guidelines & legislation resources.

Our online training modules cover a range of business insights topics. 

Modules available:

  • Essentials of Qualitative Market Research in Healthcare
  • Essentials of Quantitative Market Research in Healthcare
  • Fundamentals of Sales Incentive Compensation
  • Introduction to Forecasting
  • From Molecule to Market: the journey of drug development
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BOBI Awards

The BOBI Awards recognise excellence in healthcare business insights in the UK and are a celebration of the dedication and spirit that define our industry. These awards showcase the people and projects supporting healthcare professionals and making a difference to patients’ lives through insight generation.

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