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BCS Foundation Certificate In Business Analysis (Virtual Classroom)


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What is the Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice

The Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis covers a range of different techniques, approaches, concepts, and tools used within business analysis. This training will ensure you have gained the necessary knowledge and understanding of business analysis, including the key skills and competencies necessary for a Business Analyst. We will also review a range of techniques and tools for strategic analysis.

This course covers the essential aspects of the other specialist modules, covering Business Analysis, Business Change, and IS Consultancy. You will also gain an understanding of the full lifecycle of business analysis, through the business analysis process framework.

For you to obtain the International Diploma in Business Analysis, you will need to first complete this module, and four others: Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice, Practitioner Certificate in Requirement Engineering, and the Practitioner Certificate in Modelling Business Processes.

Key features of the course

  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Join a community of over 555,000 learners
  • Interest Free Payments
  • Part of the International Diploma in Business Analysis
  • Fast-Track a career in Business Analysis

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VirtualAug 24th 2020 3 Days£746 ex. VATAvailable
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Is this course suitable for me?

This course has been developed for those who are currently a Business Analyst or looking to change careers to become one. It would also suit Business Managers and their teams, Business Change Managers, Project Managers, Consultants, Contractors, and individuals looking to better understand the role, tools, and techniques used by a Business Analyst.

Why choose e-Careers to study this course

We have developed an expert team over the last 16+ years, since our inception. In that time, we have trained over 555,000 delegates globally, which has helped offer the highest quality training. 

By refining our processes, partner relationships, and course materials, we can offer the best training options, whether it’s a Classroom, Virtual Classroom, or Online via our eLearning platform.

You will also benefit from:

  •    Fast-track your learning with our 3-day Virtual Classroom
  •    Enhance your career prospects 
  •    Learn from expert trainers, with vast experience in this field
  •    We offer interest-free payment options

What job could I get with this qualification?

While delegates who complete this training can move into a range of job roles, like Consulting, Project Management, or Strategy Planning, we find that typically delegates go into the following job roles:

  •    Business Analysis - £43k
  •    Business Architecture - £65k
  •    Enterprise Architecture - £92k

(Source: Glassdoor)

Course Details & Syllabus

Over 3 days, you will immerse yourself into this course and learn the full business analysis process framework. This includes the role of the business analyst, tools and techniques, used by a Business Analyst

Learning Outcomes

  •    Understand the role and competencies of a Business Analyst
  •    Learn about strategy analysis
  •    Understand business system and business process modelling
  •    Learn stakeholder analysis
  •    Discover investigation and modelling techniques
  •    Understand requirements engineering
  •    Learn business case development

Syllabus & Exam Weighting

  •    What is Business Analysis (2.5%)
  •    The Competencies of a Business Analyst (2.5%)
  •    Strategy Analysis (7.5%)
  •    The Business Analysis Process Model (5%)
  •    Investigation techniques (15%)
  •    Stakeholder Analysis and Management (10%)
  •    Modelling Business Processes (10%)
  •    Defining the solution (5%)
  •    Making a Business and Financial Case (10%)
  •    Establishing the Requirements (7.5%)
  •    Documenting and Managing Requirements (7.5%)
  •    Modelling Requirements (7.5%)
  •    Delivering the Requirements (5%)
  •    Delivering the Business Solution (5%)

Exam Details

  •    Duration – 60 minutes
  •    Supervised – Yes (via Proctor)
  •    Open Book – No
  •    Pass Mark – 26/40

BCS Business Analysis Webinar Details

Throughout the year, e-Careers hosts a series of FREE BCS Business Analysis webinars, to help delegates better understand this sector, and discuss ways you can study towards a career in this industry.

  •    Embark on a career journey which has the potential for you to earn between £48k - £70k.
  •    Discover the essential tools, techniques & uses for Business Analysis.
  •    Reserve your virtual seat & be part of our Exclusive Business Analysis Webinar to see if a career in this industry is right for you.

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Who Should Attend

Individuals aspiring to work as a Business Analyst

People who are looking to become a Business Analysis, or work within a Business Analysis role, should attend this seminar.

University Graduates

Graduates who are looking to find out more about the benefits of Business Analysis and how a BCS diploma can help their careers.

Working Professionals

If you’re currently working in an industry where you feel having a better understanding of Business Analysis will benefit you and your organisation, this webinar is for you.

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Our next Webinar Dates

The next date for our BCS Business Analysis Webinar is: T.B.C

The Agenda


Introduction with the Trainer and their background.

Introduction to Business Analysis

What is Business Analysis, why there is a growing demand for Business Analysis and what companies use it.

The Business Analysis Process

What is the Business Analysis process model and the different tools and techniques used in Business Analysis?

The International Diploma in Business Analysis

How do I get the full diploma? The modules, what each module is about and how they fit together.

How Business Analysis Benefits you

How can Business Analysis help my career, the jobs that need Business Analysis and the roles which it supports?

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Why become a Business Analyst?

In demand role

Right now, many Businesses acknowledge that there is a need to hire and retain employees who can function as Business Analysts, making this a secure career with great progression opportunities.

Great earning potential

As a Business Analysts in the UK you will be able to earn an average salary of £48k per annum, with scope to work your way up to around £70k towards the upper end.

Every day is different

Schedule your own tasks each day and decide how you will carry them out. This is your puzzle to put together. Every day and every project are different.

We’re trusted by

Individuals, small businesses and large corporations who have used e-Careers since 2001. Here are some names you’ll recognise:

Saatchi & Saatchi
American Express

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