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BCS Certificate in Business Analysis

£1,550.00

This course includes

  • Language - English Language - English
  • Accessible on desktop, tablet and mobile Accessible on desktop, tablet and mobile
  • Full lifetime access Online proctored examination
  • Certificate of Completion Certificate on Examination Success

BCS Certificate in Business Analysis

Business Analysts are increasingly required to extend themselves beyond their traditional role of developing and maintaining IT systems. They need the capability to understand the business strategy, use proven techniques to analyse the business area, and identify changes to business processes needed to meet internal and external challenges.This course develops the skills needed to work with senior business and IT staff to analyse and model business activities. Delegates will learn how to investigate business problems, and how to identify and recommend appropriate creative solutions.At the end of the course delegates may sit an examination to attain the BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for attending this course. This course is designed for anyone wishing to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to be a Business Analyst and/or acquire the BCS diploma in Business Analysis.
  • If you are taking a BCS exam you must bring photographic identification with you (passport, driving licence or student card), as it is a BCS requirement to produce it for the invigilator prior to the exam. Failure to produce a valid form of photographic identification will result in a candidate not being able to sit the exam. For any questions about what form of identification is acceptable please contact our team.
  • BCS allow additional time for candidates who have a disability or whose native language differs to that of the examination paper. Full details are provided in the BCS Reasonable Adjustments Policy which is available to view on the BCS website. If you believe you qualify for this then please notify the Exam Administration team on the details below as early as possible. At least two weeks' notice will be required for processing this request. Delegates failing to advise us and provide evidence when requested, may not be allowed the additional support offered via the BCS policy.

Delegates will learn how to

At the end of this course you will be able to:
  • Describe how a business strategy is developed
  • Use strategic analysis techniques
  • Describe the need for project discipline
  • Explain techniques to investigate an organisation's business systems
  • Describe an approach to improving business systems
  • Explain the importance of stakeholder management and use a stakeholder analysis technique
  • Use techniques for the analysis and modelling of business systems
  • Describe how recommendations for business improvement may be identified
  • Describe the contents of a rigorous business case for the development and implementation of business changes
  • Identify costs, benefits, impacts and risks for an option in a business case

Outline

  • Rationale: A lifecycle for business change; The role of the Business Analyst within the lifecycle for business change; Other roles within the lifecycle for business change; Purpose of analysing and modelling business systems; The framework business analysis activities
  • Understanding the strategic context: Internal environment analysis; External environment analysis; SWOT analysis; Critical Success Factors, Key Performance Indicators and Performance Targets; The Balanced Business Scorecard as a framework for identifying CSFs and KPIs
  • Project discipline for business analysis studies: Terms of reference/project initiation; Business and project objectives; Deliverables from business analysis studies
  • Understanding the situation/issues: Stakeholder identification; Overview of investigative techniques; Representing an holistic view of the business situation
  • Analysing stakeholder perspectives: Stakeholder analysis; Identifying different perspectives; Defining perspectives Analysing and modelling business activities; Developing a conceptual business activity model from a perspective; Identifying business events; Analysing business rules; Building consensus by resolving conflicts
  • Identifying potential solutions: Gap analysis - comparing the ideal and existing systems; Defining a new business model; Identifying IS/IT requirements to support the new business model
  • Making the business case: Structure of a business case; Identifying options for business change; Identifying and categorising costs and benefits; Identifying and categorising risks, Identifying impacts; The lifecycle for the business case
  • Case Study: A case study allows the delegates to undertake a simulated business analysis assignment

This course develops the skills needed to work with senior business and IT staff to analyse and model business activities. Delegates will learn how to investigate business problems, and how to identify and recommend appropriate creative solutions.

At the end of the course delegates may sit an examination to attain the BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice.

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At the end of the lean six sigma training I was able to identify improvement opportunities for my work processes which... will form my green belt project.Excellent training! Will definitely recommend.read more
Fiyinfoluwa Bamigbola
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Great Course ..! Very Immersive.. and Hands On...The Kola(the facilitator) covered a large amount of the Subject matter... under a short period while keeping it engaging..read more
ADEBOLA SURAKAT
ADEBOLA SURAKAT
10:09 14 Feb 20
It was a very insightful training experience, the facilitator had a good grasp of the topic and concept and his... delivery style is excellent!read more
energy training
energy training
18:02 27 Jan 20
This has been a fantastic experience for our organization. Incredible knowledge of Lean Six Sigma by the facilitator.
Lucy Kemboi
Lucy Kemboi
10:45 22 Nov 19
Great concept ! Looking forward to putting in practice!Very interactive teaching style! I highly recommend
O'Neil Rane
O'Neil Rane
10:25 22 Nov 19
Great training and great instructor. Very meticulous and professional. Happy to have been able to participate and learn
Bolatito Babafemi
Bolatito Babafemi
11:40 15 Nov 19
The training delivered by Kola Olutimehin was superb and excellent, he is such a talented trainer in Lean six sigma.
Mary Ogunpeju
Mary Ogunpeju
11:35 15 Nov 19
The sessions were very educating and eye opening!I look forward to putting to good use all i have learnt to improve... processes organization.read more
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Description

BCS Certificate in Business Analysis

Business Analysts are increasingly required to extend themselves beyond their traditional role of developing and maintaining IT systems. They need the capability to understand the business strategy, use proven techniques to analyse the business area, and identify changes to business processes needed to meet internal and external challenges.

This course develops the skills needed to work with senior business and IT staff to analyse and model business activities. Delegates will learn how to investigate business problems, and how to identify and recommend appropriate creative solutions.

At the end of the course delegates may sit an examination to attain the BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for attending this course. This course is designed for anyone wishing to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to be a Business Analyst and/or acquire the BCS diploma in Business Analysis.

  • If you are taking a BCS exam you must bring photographic identification with you (passport, driving licence or student card), as it is a BCS requirement to produce it for the invigilator prior to the exam. Failure to produce a valid form of photographic identification will result in a candidate not being able to sit the exam. For any questions about what form of identification is acceptable please contact our team.
  • BCS allow additional time for candidates who have a disability or whose native language differs to that of the examination paper. Full details are provided in the BCS Reasonable Adjustments Policy which is available to view on the BCS website. If you believe you qualify for this then please notify the Exam Administration team on the details below as early as possible. At least two weeks’ notice will be required for processing this request. Delegates failing to advise us and provide evidence when requested, may not be allowed the additional support offered via the BCS policy.

Delegates will learn how to

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe how a business strategy is developed
  • Use strategic analysis techniques
  • Describe the need for project discipline
  • Explain techniques to investigate an organisation’s business systems
  • Describe an approach to improving business systems
  • Explain the importance of stakeholder management and use a stakeholder analysis technique
  • Use techniques for the analysis and modelling of business systems
  • Describe how recommendations for business improvement may be identified
  • Describe the contents of a rigorous business case for the development and implementation of business changes
  • Identify costs, benefits, impacts and risks for an option in a business case

Outline

  • Rationale: A lifecycle for business change; The role of the Business Analyst within the lifecycle for business change; Other roles within the lifecycle for business change; Purpose of analysing and modelling business systems; The framework business analysis activities
  • Understanding the strategic context: Internal environment analysis; External environment analysis; SWOT analysis; Critical Success Factors, Key Performance Indicators and Performance Targets; The Balanced Business Scorecard as a framework for identifying CSFs and KPIs
  • Project discipline for business analysis studies: Terms of reference/project initiation; Business and project objectives; Deliverables from business analysis studies
  • Understanding the situation/issues: Stakeholder identification; Overview of investigative techniques; Representing an holistic view of the business situation
  • Analysing stakeholder perspectives: Stakeholder analysis; Identifying different perspectives; Defining perspectives
    Analysing and modelling business activities; Developing a conceptual business activity model from a perspective; Identifying business events; Analysing business rules; Building consensus by resolving conflicts
  • Identifying potential solutions: Gap analysis – comparing the ideal and existing systems; Defining a new business model; Identifying IS/IT requirements to support the new business model
  • Making the business case: Structure of a business case; Identifying options for business change; Identifying and categorising costs and benefits; Identifying and categorising risks, Identifying impacts; The lifecycle for the business case
  • Case Study: A case study allows the delegates to undertake a simulated business analysis assignment

This course includes

  • Language - English Language - English
  • Accessible on desktop, tablet and mobile Accessible on desktop, tablet and mobile
  • Full lifetime access Online proctored examination
  • Certificate of Completion Certificate on Examination Success

We're on Google!

kiki Fredricks
kiki Fredricks
10:15 14 Feb 20
Fantastic Training! Kola is a great teacher.
Aanuoluwapo S
Aanuoluwapo S
10:11 14 Feb 20
At the end of the lean six sigma training I was able to identify improvement opportunities for my work processes which... will form my green belt project.Excellent training! Will definitely recommend.read more
Fiyinfoluwa Bamigbola
Fiyinfoluwa Bamigbola
10:09 14 Feb 20
Great Course ..! Very Immersive.. and Hands On...The Kola(the facilitator) covered a large amount of the Subject matter... under a short period while keeping it engaging..read more
ADEBOLA SURAKAT
ADEBOLA SURAKAT
10:09 14 Feb 20
It was a very insightful training experience, the facilitator had a good grasp of the topic and concept and his... delivery style is excellent!read more
energy training
energy training
18:02 27 Jan 20
This has been a fantastic experience for our organization. Incredible knowledge of Lean Six Sigma by the facilitator.
Lucy Kemboi
Lucy Kemboi
10:45 22 Nov 19
Great concept ! Looking forward to putting in practice!Very interactive teaching style! I highly recommend
O'Neil Rane
O'Neil Rane
10:25 22 Nov 19
Great training and great instructor. Very meticulous and professional. Happy to have been able to participate and learn
Bolatito Babafemi
Bolatito Babafemi
11:40 15 Nov 19
The training delivered by Kola Olutimehin was superb and excellent, he is such a talented trainer in Lean six sigma.
Mary Ogunpeju
Mary Ogunpeju
11:35 15 Nov 19
The sessions were very educating and eye opening!I look forward to putting to good use all i have learnt to improve... processes organization.read more
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FOR ENQUIRIES, PLEASE CALL:

020 3858 3600(UK)
(+44 20 3858 3600 from outside the UK)


081 2022 6125/081 3114 6561(NIGERIA)
(+234 812 022 6125/+234 813 114 6561 from outside Nigeria)