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BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis (Virtual Classroom)


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What is the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis

The BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis shows and validates that you have the knowledge, capabilities, and skills needed for the profession in Business Analysis. This is an internationally recognised diploma, that shows you have demonstrated the full and detailed understanding of business analysis best practice.  

This Diploma is made up of three elements: 

Key features of the course

  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Accredited & Experienced Trainers
  • Interest Free Payments
  • Over 4,000 candidates placed into employment
  • Fast-Track a career in Business Analysis
  • Duration: 12 Days
BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis (Virtual Classroom)

The BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis shows and validates that you have the knowledge, capabilities, and skills needed for the profession in Business Analysis.

Is this course suitable for me?

This qualification is aimed at business and IT professionals who wish to demonstrate that they have a detailed understanding of business analysis best practice. 

If you’re currently a Business Analysis, or are looking to move into this sector, this course would be the best way forward, for you to learn the essential information, techniques and skills required of a Business Analysis, as well as gaining the essential certificate, to support your knowledge and enhance your CV.

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 Virtual Classroom course
  •    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

The BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis is completed by completing four modules and passing the examinations. Then you must sit an oral examination at a BCS Examination Location. On successful completion you will be awarded with the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis. 

The two core modules are: 

  •    The BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice - Which is a holistic view of the organisation by using strategic analysis tools and techniques to investigate and improve the business, and
  •    The BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering – Which allows you to fully understand the requirements engineering process of eliciting, analysing, validating, documenting, and managing the requirements through to delivery of the solution  

You will need a Knowledge-based specialism of either:  

  •    The BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis – Which is an overview of the principles, techniques, and tools of the business analyst through the business analysis process framework, or
  •    The BCS Foundation Certificate in Commercial Awareness - Which is the understanding of the financial, cultural, and organisational behaviour that effects all businesses, in which the Business Analyst needs to gain in order to fulfil their role  

Finally, you will need the Practitioner-based module of: 

  •    The BCS Practitioner Certificate in Modelling Business Processes - Which takes you through the different levels and aspects of modelling the processes of the business, through to the framework to improve the business processes

There is also an Oral Examination Preparation Workshop day, which can help prepare you for the oral examination to receive the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis.

Exam Details 

Up to 50 minutes oral examination with two examiners that will provide the delegate with a range of questions. Questions will be based on topics defined in the oral examination syllabus and from your chosen specialist modules. The questions will require you to apply your business analysis knowledge and understanding to scenarios described by the oral examiners.  

The oral examination for the International Diploma in Business Analysis is booked by the prospective delegate through BCS directly and fees are paid for the examination directly to the BCS. These fees are not covered by nor included in this workshop.  

The Business Analysis (BA) oral examinations are the final element of the programme leading to the BCS International Diploma Certification.   

The examination may be taken by you when you have passed four written examinations:   

  •    One examination for each of the two core certificate modules;  
  •    One examination for a module selected from the set of knowledge-based specialist certificate modules;  
  •    One examination for a module selected from the set of practitioner specialist certificate modules. Please note you will not be able to book an examination unless you have passed all the required modules 

It is recommended that you sit the oral examination within twelve months of completing the pre-requisite modules. 

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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