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BCS Foundation in Business Analysis (incl. exam)

31 Jan - 2 Feb 2018 (€1,395 per seat)
Dublin
3 days
Purpose: 

This Foundation level course provides attendees with an overview of the role of the Business Analyst. The Business Analyst usually acts as the link between business needs, users and IT within change initiatives. The course introduces delegates to the contribution that a business analyst makes and the tools and techniques they have at their disposal to assist them in their role.

At the end of the course the delegates may sit an examination to obtain the BCS Business Analysis Foundation Certificate. This qualification provides a foundation for the range of specialist BCS modular certificates in the areas of Business Analysis, IS Consultancy and Business Change, plus the higher level BCS Diploma in Business Analysis.

In addition, this course can be used to provide a foundation for specialists in other disciplines, particularly Project Managers and System Developers.

Exam Information: 

At the end of the course the delegates may sit an examination to obtain the BCS Business Analysis Foundation Certificate.

The exam is the BCS Business Analysis Foundation Exam (One Hour Multiple Choice)

This qualification provides a foundation for the range of specialist BCS modular certificates in the areas of Business Analysis, IS Consultancy and Business Change, plus the higher level BCS Diploma in Business Analysis.

This course is run in association with IT Knowledge Partners - an accredited ATO (Authorised Training Organisation) with BCS (British Computer Society).

Suitable for: 

This course is suitable for anyone who wants to learn the key skills and competencies of a Business Analyst and who would like to have the option to prepare for and take the internationally recognised Foundation exam.

Prerequisites are

  • A general understanding of the Business or IT environment would be useful.
  • Ability to commit to some homework per night during the course

If taking an exam, candidates are advised that Photo ID must be provided (Driving Licence, Passport and named work ID badges are all acceptable). This is a BCS requirement and delegates will be turned away from the examination if Photo ID is not produced.

Delegates will be expected to have completed the assigned pre-course reading - chapter 1 of the Business Analysis book sent to course participants in advance – BCS Business Analysis (2nd Edition). If you have not received your pre-course work please contact our team on 01-6390050.

Alternatively you can email us on info@trigraph.ie

What’s good about the course? : 

The course leads to an internationally recognised formal qualification in Business Analysis.

Course leaders are internationally experienced ICT specialists and professional trainers

recognise the skills and competencies required of the business analyst describe how a business strategy is developed

- adopt a business analysis process modal approach to change initiatives capture business system issues

- consider the perspectives of key individuals who will be affected or are interested in the change project and document their views

- use techniques for the analysis and modelling of business systems describe the contents of a business case which would be used to justify a project

- include the people issues in any change initiative plan

Objectives:

recognise the skills and competencies required of the business analyst describe how a business strategy is developed

- adopt a business analysis process modal approach to change initiatives capture business system issues

- consider the perspectives of key individuals who will be affected or are interested in the change project and document their views

- use techniques for the analysis and modelling of business systems describe the contents of a business case which would be used to justify a project

- include the people issues in any change initiative plan

Benefits:

The course leads to an internationally recognised formal qualification in Business Analysis.

Course leaders are internationally experienced ICT specialists and professional trainers

Detailed Content:

Day One:

Introduction to Business Analysis

The role of the Business Analyst – Skills and Competencies

Introducing The Business Analysis Process Model

Introducing Strategy Analysis

Exploration of Investigation Techniques

Day Two:

Modelling the Business System

Understanding Stakeholder Analysis and Management

Use of Business Process Modelling

Making a Business and Financial Case

Day Three:

Undertaking Requirements Engineering

Modelling the IT System

Managing Business Change

Culminating in:

BCS Business Analysis Foundation Exam (One Hour Multiple Choice)