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BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice Classroom Course in Stevenage

Course Overview

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.

Business Analysts do so much more than develop and maintain IT systems. They must understand an organisation's business strategy and use the correct techniques to analyse the business and identify necessary changes to processes to respond to internal and external challenges.

You will develop the essential skills required to support both senior members of staff and your IT team. Learn how to investigate business issues and identify and recommend the correct solutions to resolve those issues. 

This BCS training course in Stevenage 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

This course benefits from 1-year BCS membership and is available in an Online format.

Key features
  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Exam: Included
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Join a community of over 595,000
  • Interest-free Payments
  • Part of the International Diploma in Business Analysis
  • Fast-Track a career in Business Analysis
  • Exam Pass Guarantee*
  • 1-year BCS membership included
  • Over 4,000 Candidates Placed Into Employment

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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Exam: Included
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Join a community of over 595,000
  • Interest-free Payments
  • Part of the International Diploma in Business Analysis
  • Fast-Track a career in Business Analysis
  • Exam Pass Guarantee*
  • 1-year BCS membership included
  • Over 4,000 Candidates Placed Into Employment
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Course Details

Why study the Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice with e-Careers? 

We have developed an expert team over the last 10 years since our inception. In that time, we have trained over 595,000 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.

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 this Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice suitable for me?

This Business Analysis course in Stevenage would suit Business Analysts, or those looking to apply for Business Analyst jobs, as part of a career change into this sector. If you are in another similar job role and would like to transition to a Business Analyst role, this course would also benefit you. 

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

If you're currently taking, or planning on studying the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis, this course makes up part of that Diploma. 

What jobs can I apply for after my Practitioner in Business Analysis Practice training?

While individuals who complete this course can move into a range of job roles, such as Consulting, Project Management, or strategy planning, we typically see individuals become a:

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

(Source: Payscale)

Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice Syllabus

Over this 3-day course in Stevenage, you will gain an understanding of the techniques, tools, and role of a Business Analyst. This training course will prepare you to sit and pass your exam, which will earn you the Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice.

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

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 Business Analyst, in successfully supporting business change.
  •    Learn the strategy analysis processes and techniques.
  •    Develop the skills to investigate an organisation’s business systems, 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.

Syllabus

  •    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%) 

Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice Exam Details

Exam Format – Multiple-choice.

Duration – 60 minutes.

Supervised – Yes.

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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Stevenage is a new town and borough in the historic county of Hertfordshire. Whilst training at our Stevenage-based venue, indulge in a mix of local heritage, idyllic parklands, and some retail therapy. Literally on Stevenage’s doorstep is Knebworth House, a stunning 16th century country house built from red brick.
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Bessemer Drive,

Stevenage

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