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BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis course

Course Highlights

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.


Overview

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.


Course Includes

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
  • 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).


    Requirements

    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.


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