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BCS Foundation Certificate In Business Analysis Classroom Course in Warrington

Course Overview

Discover what a Business Analyst does and what skills and techniques they use to bridge the link between an organisation's needs and the end-user and the IT departments' needs 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 knowledge and understanding of business analysis, including the skills and competencies required of a Business Analyst. We will also review a range of techniques and tools for strategic analysis.

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

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.

This course benefits from 1-year BCS membership and our Exam Pass Guarantee*.

Key features
  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Exam: Included
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Join a community of over 600,000
  • Part of the International Diploma in Business Analysis
  • Fast-Track a career in Business Analysis
  • Exam Pass Guarantee*
  • 1-year BCS membership included

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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Exam: Included
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Join a community of over 600,000
  • Part of the International Diploma in Business Analysis
  • Fast-Track a career in Business Analysis
  • Exam Pass Guarantee*
  • 1-year BCS membership included
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Why study the Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis course with e-Careers? 

We have developed an expert team over the last 10 years since our inception. In that time, we have trained over 600,000 delegates globally, which has helped offer the highest quality training.

We have also refined our processes, partner relationships, and course materials to offer you a high-quality training solution.

You will also benefit from:

  •    Exam Pass Guarantee*
  •    1-year BCS membership included (worth £92).
  •    Fast-track your learning with our Virtual Classroom course.
  •    Enhance your career prospects.
  •    Learn from expert trainers with vast experience in this field.  
  •    We offer interest-free payment options.

We're proud of our excellent rating on Trustpilot, with over 10,000 reviews from our past students.

BCS Membership Benefits

This course benefits from 1-year BCS membership worth £92, which is eligible from the moment you pass your first exam.

Benefits of this associate’s membership include:

  •    Professional recognition
  •    Career development
  •    Networking
  •    Knowledge and best practice
  •    Exclusive discounts and offer

Read the full membership details.

How does the Exam Pass Guarantee work?

Our Virtual Classroom training has provided high pass rates, which has made us confident to offer an Exam Pass Guarantee. This way, you know we’ll support you until you are certified.

With our Exam Pass Guarantee, if you do not pass the exam after attending our training course, you can 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 your Virtual Classroom training
  •   Request your course re-enrolment within 30 days of the failed exam attempt

Please Note:

Students retaking the course must use any materials or 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 be an additional cost.

Is the Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis course suitable for me?

This course is primarily best suited for individuals currently working as Business Analysts, 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 in Warrington 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.

What jobs can I apply for after my Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis?

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

  •    Business Analyst - £40K
  •    Enterprise Architect - £66k
  •    Business Architect - £78k

(Source: Payscale)

Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis Syllabus

This training course in Warrington is spread over three days, where 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.

There is a written examination for this course, which can be booked via Pearson VUE directly. 

Learning Outcomes

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

Foundation Certificate Syllabus

  •    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%)

Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis Exam Details

Duration – 60-mins.

Supervised – Yes (via Proctor).

Open book – No.

Pass mark – 26/40 (65%).

FREE 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 to study towards a career in this industry.

  •   Embark on a career journey that 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.

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 for more information 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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Agenda

  •   Welcome
    •   Introduction with the Trainer and their background.
  •   Introduction to Business Analysis
    •   What is Business Analysis, why is there a growing demand for Business Analysis and what companies use it? 
  •   The Business Analysis Process
    •   What is the Business Analysis process model and what are the 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?
  •   Review of our Business Analysis Job Academy Programme.

Why become a Business Analyst?

  •   In demand role - Right now, many Businesses acknowledge that there is a need to hire and train employees who can function as Business Analysts, making this a secure career with great progression opportunities.
  •   Great earning potential - As a Business Analyst in the UK, you can earn an average salary of £48k per annum, with the scope to work your way up to around £70k towards the upper end.
  •   Every day is different - Schedule your 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.
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