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Business Analysis Job Academy Programme

Programme Overview

Business Analysis has quickly become an important part of most organisations, and the role of a Business Analyst is seen as an essential role, rather than a luxury. Earning your BCS Business Analysis qualifications will help you open the doors to a career in a Business Analysis role, and provide you with the necessary skills, knowledge, and techniques to succeed in a range of job roles, including Business AnalystBusiness Architect, and Enterprise Architect

This Business Analysis Job Academy Programme comprises a series of certifications, which will teach you the knowledge and skills required to become a Business Analyst. 

These certifications include:

This training programme will give you the skills, high level of knowledge, and internationally recognised certifications, to succeed in this industry. You will also get to attend your graduation at a prestigious venue. 

When you have completed your training courses and exams, we will help you work towards gaining employment in this industry, through our Job Placement element of this programme. We will introduce you to key employers who are currently looking to hire staff with your skill set, knowledge and certifications. We will help support you throughout this process from start to finish. 

This course benefits from 1-year BCS membership.

Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online & Virtual
  • Exams: Included
  • Duration: 6 months (part-time)
  • Certified & Experienced Trainers
  • Interest-Free Payments
  • Fully Accredited Qualifications
  • 1-year BCS membership included
  • Complete Training Programme with Job Placement
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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online & Virtual
  • Exams: Included
  • Duration: 6 months (part-time)
  • Certified & Experienced Trainers
  • Interest-Free Payments
  • Fully Accredited Qualifications
  • 1-year BCS membership included
  • Complete Training Programme with Job Placement
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Why study the Business Analysis Job Academy Programme with e-Careers?

We have developed an expert team over the last 10 years since our inception. In that time, we have trained over 590,000 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.

We have placed over 4,000 people into various job roles, through our range of Job Academy Programmes. These programmes include training, practical experience, challenge labs, certifications and recruitment workshops. We support our students right from the start, through to a job placement offer. Of the 4,000+ successful candidates, many forged successful careers in the industry, either working as a freelancer or fully employed in house, with some of the world’s largest companies, including: 

  •    Apple
  •    Rackspace
  •    AT&T
  •    John Lewis
  •    Ministry of Defence
  •    HMRC
  •    Swiss Quote
  •    Exponential-E

You will benefit from:

  •    1-year BCS membership included (worth £88).
  •    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 £88, 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.

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Is this Business Analysis Job Academy Programme suitable for?

This programme is ideal for individuals considering a career change into a Business Analysis role, particularly as a Business Analyst or those already in the industry but need to refresh their knowledge and earn industry recognised certifications. Business Analysis professionals are in high demand, and this programme provides an excellent way for you to move into this industry.

As this course starts at a fundamental level, anyone can enrol on this training programme, no matter your background or level of experience.

What jobs can I apply for after my Business Analysis Job Academy Programme?

A career in Business Analysis offers great earning potential and career progression.

Candidates from this programme typically progress into the following job roles:

  •    Requirements Analyst/Engineer (£38k)
  •    Business Analyst (£43k)
  •    Business Systems Analyst (£44k)
  •    IT Business Analyst (£51k)
  •    Business Process Analyst (£52k)

While the above salaries showcase the UK average, you can earn over £80k as a Business Analyst, with experience. 

(Source: Glassdoor)

Business Analysis Job Academy Programme and Exams 

This Business Analysis Job Academy Programme consists of five certificates and five training courses, outlined below. 

BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice

  •    Rationale for Business Analysis 
  •    Understanding the Strategic Context 
  •    Understanding the Current Situation 
  •    Stakeholder Analysis and Management 
  •    Analysing and Modelling Business Activities 
  •    Identifying Potential Solutions 
  •    Building the Business Case 

BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice Exam Details 

  •    Exam Format – Multiple-choice.
  •    Duration – 60 minutes.
  •    Pass Mark – 26/40 (65%).

BCS Practitioner Certificate in Modelling Business Processes

  •   The Context for Business Processing Modelling 
  •   The Organisational Context for Business Processes 
  •   Modelling the Business Processes 
  •   Documenting Tasks 
  •   Improving Business Processes 

BCS Practitioner Certificate in Modelling Business Processes Exam Details

  •    Exam Format - Multiple-choice.
  •    Duration – 60 minutes.
  •    Pass Mark – 26/40 (65%).

BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering 

  •    Introduction to Requirements Engineering 
  •    Hierarchy of Requirements
  •    Stakeholders in the Requirements Process 
  •    Requirements Elicitation 
  •    Use of Models in Requirements Engineering
  •    Requirements Documentation 
  •    Requirements Analysis 
  •    Requirements Validation 
  •    Requirements Management 

BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering Exam Details

  •    Exam Format - Multiple-choice.
  •    Duration – 60 minutes.
  •    Pass Mark – 26/40 (65%).

BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis

  •    What is Business Analysis 
  •    The Competencies of a Business Analyst 
  •    Strategy Analysis 
  •    The Business Analysis Process Model 
  •    Investigation techniques 
  •    Stakeholder Analysis and Management 
  •    Modelling Business Processes 
  •    Defining the solution 
  •    Making a Business and Financial Case 
  •    Establishing the Requirements 
  •    Documenting and Managing Requirements 
  •    Modelling Requirements 
  •    Delivering the Requirements 
  •    Delivering the Business Solution 

BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis Exam Details

  •    Exam Format - Multiple-choice.
  •    Duration – 60 minutes.
  •    Pass Mark – 26/40 (65%).

Exin Foundation Certificate in Agile Scrum

  •    Agile Way of Thinking 
  •    Scrum Practices 
  •    Scrum Planning and Estimation 
  •    Monitoring Scrum Projects 
  •    Advanced Scrum Concepts 

Exin Foundation Certificate in Agile Scrum Exam Details

  •    Exam Type - Multiple choice.
  •    Number of questions - 100.
  •    Duration - 120 minutes.
  •    Pass Mark – 65/100 (65%).

Enrolment and Studying 

We have made the entire process as simple as possible. First, you’ll go through an onboarding process where you’ll meet with us for a no-obligation face-to-face consultation. This gives us both the chance to ask and answer questions we may have and then decide accordingly.     

Next, you’ll go through an induction process, where we will discuss training schedules and the locations and prepare you to train.

Upon completion of the training, practical labs, assessments and vendor exams, you’ll undertake the below process to work towards getting a job placement:  

  •    Attend recruitment workshops
  •    Take part in technical mock interviews
  •    Attend our ‘meet employer’ days
  •    Accept invitations to interview
  •    Receive a job placement offer and work towards your new career

Understanding the Job Placement Process

After you have completed the training side of this programme, you’ll move into the career preparation side, where you will attend our ‘Meet an Employer’ events, which is part of the recruitment process. We have a wide range of contacts at a variety of organisations, looking for potential employees, like you! We will introduce our candidates to these employers through a variety of methods.  

These events provide the perfect opportunity to get your CV in front of the right employers to secure a work experience placement or a full-time job. If not, the recruitment team will continue to present you to our pool of employers and support you through your job interviews.

You must attend classes, sit and pass the relevant exams and challenge labs to complete your course. You can also attend multiple recruitment workshops during your time with us.

*To be considered for a job placement, you must:

  •    Attend classes and recruitment workshops
  •    Pass our internal practical assessments
  •    Pass the accredited certifications

Case studies of previous successful students

Name – Gulshanara Nuree

Course - Business Analysis Job Academy 

Why she recommends e-Careers - “Really happy with the services provided. Soniya is an excellent success coach. She has been very helpful. David, the lecturer is also awesome and hilarious. I'm enjoying my Business Analysis Job Academy Programme.” 

Name – Lesley Madzorera  

Course - Business Analysis Job Academy 

Why she recommends e-Careers – “I'm very happy with the Business Analysis Job Academy Programme so far. My Success Coach Soniya, has been amazing and Trainer David is very good. Super happy so far.” 

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