BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice (Virtual Classroom)

What is the Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice

The Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice gives you the knowledge and experience to understand how a Business Analyst can assist with organisational change, through a range of performance management techniques, and strategic analysis tools.

The knowledge gained from this course will provide you with the understanding of the function and responsibilities of a Business Analyst, the process frameworks, and the key competencies required of you.

Throughout this course we review the various tools which you can use in your daily responsibilities, to help understand your organisations business strategy, as well as how to understand and analyse the views of the stakeholders in the business. We also discuss how you can look at potential problems and opportunities in the organisation and identify a series of solutions for the business.

This course makes up part of the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis, alongside the BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements EngineeringBCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis, or BCS Foundation Certificate in Commercial Awareness, and BCS Practitioner Certificate in Modelling Business Processes

Key features
  • 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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Key features
  • 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
Course Details

Is this course suitable for me?

This course is perfectly suited for anyone who is currently in a Business Analyst role, or for those who are looking for a career change into this sector. If you are currently in another similar job role and would like to make the transition to a Business Analyst role, this course would also be beneficial for you.

The Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice would also be interesting to Business Managers and their teams, Business Change Managers, and Project Managers, looking to add to their existing skill set.

Why choose e-Careers to study this course

With over 16 years’ experience in the training and education sector, we have enhanced and fine-tuned our overall training offering; from selecting the best trainers, having the most relevant course materials and best customer support. We have trained over 555,000 delegates from around the world and have achieved a 5-star rating, from over 7,000 students on Trustpilot.

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

You’ll also benefit from:

  •    Fast-tracking your learning to just 3-days
  •    Highly qualified, expert trainers, with decades of experience in this industry
  •    Interest-Free Payment Plans

What job could I get with this qualification?

While individuals who complete this course 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 & Exams

Over the 3-day course you will gain an understanding of the techniques, tools, and role of a Business Analyst. After the 3-days, you will be prepared to take and pass your examination and earn your Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice.

Learning Outcomes

  •    Gain a thorough understanding of the role of a Business Analyst and the value of this job role within an organisation
  •    Understand the skills required of a BA, in successfully supporting business change
  •    Learn the strategy analysis processes and techniques
  •    Develop the skills to investigate an organisation’s business systems, to be able to uncover occurring problems
  •    Understand the importance of techniques used within stakeholder management
  •    Undertake conceptual modelling through business activity models
  •    Confidently provide recommendations for business improvements

Exam Details

  •    Examination Format – Multiple-choice
  •    Duration – 60 minutes
  •    Supervised – Yes
  •    Open Book – No
  •    Pass Mark – 26/40

Weighting split

  •    Rationale for Business Analysis (5%)
  •    Strategic Context (15%)
  •    Understanding the Current Situation (15%) 
  •    Stakeholder Analysis and Management (20%)
  •    Analysing and Modelling Business Activities (25%)
  •    Identifying Potential Solutions (10%)
  •    Building the Business Case (10%)

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: 25/07/2020, from 10am - 12pm

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.

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