BCS Foundation Certificate in Organisational Behaviour - (Virtual Classroom)

What is the BCS Foundation Certificate in Organisational Behaviour training course?

The BCS Foundation Certificate in Organisational Behaviour will teach you the fundamental principles of Organisational Behaviour, as well as an insight into the complex factors shaping the way that organisations operate today. 

This training also covers the principles of organisational design, operating models, group and individual performance, culture and behaviour, and will teach you about key principles of finance at business and project level. 

This course fulfils the knowledge based requirement and is one of the four modules you will need to complete in order to obtain the International Diploma in Business Analysis, along with Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice, Practitioner Certificate in Requirement Engineering, and finally the Practitioner Certificate in Modelling Business Processes.

Key features
  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Duration: 2 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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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Duration: 2 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
Course Details

Is this training suitable for me?

The BCS Foundation Certificate in Organisational Behaviour is ideal for individuals looking to gain a general understanding of the structure, operation and behaviour of organisations. 

If you are currently a Business Analysts, Business Manager, or working in Business Change, this training would be beneficial to you, as well as to those who are either seeking a new career, or looking to complete the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis.

What job could I get?

People who take BCS Business Analysis training typically go into one of the following job roles:

  •    Business Analysis
  •    Business Architect
  •    Enterprise Architect
  •    Consultant
  •    Project Management Team Member or Manager
  •    Strategy Planner, and more!

The average UK salary for a Business Analyst is £45,000 per annum.

(Source: Glassdoor)

Learning Outcomes

After this training you will be able to demonstrate an understanding of Organisational Behaviours

in the following areas: 

  •    Organisational Principles – delivering value, structure, budgets, jobs, management and rules
  •    Operating models – structures and boundaries
  •    Organisational motivation, behaviour and culture
  •    Group formation, dynamics and networks
  •    Principles of financial reporting – balance sheet, income statement, cash flow, costing and pricing
  •    Project finance – costs and benefits, payback, discounted cash flow

Organisational Behaviour Syllabus

  •    Organisational Principles (17.5%)
    • Delivering value
    • Organisation structuring
    • Budgets and departmentalised businesses
    • Describe types of jobs
    • Describe line management, staff and functional relationships
    • Explain formalisation of rules and procedures
    • Explain centralisation v decentralisation
  •    Operating models (15%)
    • Explain organisation structures and their characteristics
    • Recognise organisational boundaries
  •    Organisational motivation, behaviour and culture (20%)
    • Explain organisational motivation (OMG business motivation model)
    • Describe the Organisational Behaviour Field Map
    • Explain organisational effectiveness and the balanced scorecard
  •    Group formation (10%)
    • Explain groups and group dynamics
    • Describe formal and informal groups
  •    Principles of financial reporting (20%)
    • Describe statement of financial position (balance sheet)
    • Explain income and expenditure (income statement, profit and loss account)
    • Describe cash flow
    • Explain costing and pricing
  •    Project finance (17.5%)
    • Describe the rationale for and the techniques used for evaluating a financial case
    • Payback
    • Discounted Cash Flow /Net Present Value
    • Internal Rate of Return (IRR) 

Organisational Behaviour Exam Format

  • Type – Multiple choice
  • Number of questions – 40
  • Duration – 60 minutes
  • Supervised – Yes
  • Open Book – No
  • Pass mark – 26/40 (65%)
  • Delivery – Digital or paper based

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.

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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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?

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.

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