A Business Actor represents a business entity that is capable of performing behavior.

Typically, a Business Actor performs the behaviour assigned to one or more Business Roles. It's important to separate the actor from the role because a Business Actor can perform more than one Business Role, and a Business Role can be performed by more than one Business Actor.

Business Actors are humans, departments, and business units. They may be individuals or groups. A Business Actor can be aggregated in a Location

The name of a Business Actor should preferably be a noun.


Business. Active Structure.


A Customer, Marketing & Communications department, Director of Finance, Secretary, Admissions Department, Product Development.