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BCS Foundation Certificate In Business Analysis

Discover what a Business Analyst does, and what skills and techniques they use to help bridge the link between an organisations needs, end-users, and the IT department, through change initiatives. Review key tools and techniques used by Business Analysts daily, and prepare to sit a multiple-choice examination, earning you your BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis.

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 BCS training course is run over 3-days from Monday to Wednesday and makes up part of the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis

Business Analyst Salary - Typically, Business Analysts earn over £40k pa.

Key features
  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Exam: Included
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Join a community of over 575,000 learners
  • Interest Free Payments
  • Part of the International Diploma in Business Analysis
  • Fast-Track a career in Business Analysis
  • Exam Pass Guarantee*

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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Exam: Included
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Join a community of over 575,000 learners
  • Interest Free Payments
  • Part of the International Diploma in Business Analysis
  • Fast-Track a career in Business Analysis
  • Exam Pass Guarantee*
Course Details

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 skills and competencies of a Business Analyst. You will also review a range of techniques and tools for strategic analysis.

Discover the essential aspects of the specialist BCS modules, including 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 gain the International Diploma in Business Analysis, you will first need to 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.

Is this Business Analysis course suitable for me?

This course is primarily best suited for individuals who are currently working as a Business Analyst, or those looking to change careers to become one. It would also benefit Business Managers and their teams, Business Change Managers, Project Managers, Consultants, Contractors, and individuals looking to understand the role, tools, and techniques used by a Business Analyst.

If you're working towards your BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis, or are planning on studying it, this course makes up part of the Diploma. 

For individuals looking to move into Business Analysis or to be able to apply for Business Analyst jobs, this training course will provide you with the knowledge required to pass your exam, earn your certificate, and take on a Business Analyst job role.

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 575,000 delegates globally, which has helped offer the highest quality training. 

By refining our processes, partner relationships, and course materials, we can offer high-quality training solutions for our delegates. 

You will also benefit from:

  •    Fast-track your learning with our 3-day Virtual Classroom
  •    Enhance your career prospects 
  •    Learn from our expert trainers, who are also Business Analysts 
  •    We offer interest-free payment options
  •    You will receive a Business Analysis Handbook with this course

What job could I get with this qualification?

Delegates who complete this training can work as Consultants, Project Managers, or Strategy Planners. We do find that delegates typically work in the following sectors:

  •    Business Analysis 
  •    Business Architecture 
  •    Enterprise Architecture 

Business Analyst Salary

The average salary of a certified Business Analyst exceeds £40k per annum. 

(Source: Glassdoor)

Course Details & Syllabus

Over three days, you will learn the full business analysis process framework, including the role of a Business Analyst, and the tools and techniques used by Business Analysts.

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

Exam Pass Guarantee

We have found virtual classroom training has provided higher pass rates, which has made us confident to offer an ‘Exam Pass Guarantee’, so you know we’ll support you until you are certified.

With our Exam Pass Guarantee, if you do not pass the exam after attending this training course with us, you will be eligible to attend the same training again for free.

All we ask is that you:

  •    Attend all class days and complete all assignments
  •    Take the exam within 30 days of completing your Virtual Classroom Training
  •    Request your course re-enrolment within 30 days of the failed exam attempt

Please Note:

Students retaking the course are required to use the materials and books distributed to them in their original course session. Failure to provide these materials will result in the student being charged for replacement materials.

Exam Pass Guarantee does not include the resit exam, this would need to be purchased at an additional cost.

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.

See our latest dates for the FREE BCS Event

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.

Our next Webinar Dates

See our latest dates for the FREE BCS Event

The Agenda

Welcome

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?

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.

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