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The BCS foundation certificate in business analysis course will introduce you to some of the most important techniques that, as a Business Analyst, you’ll need to know. In fact, it’s the perfect introduction to business analysis, covering areas such as strategy analysis, investigation techniques, requirements engineering and much, much more.
The knowledge you’ll gain from the bcs business analysis foundation course will set you on the road to achieving your Practitioner level BCS BA qualifications.
Who is it for?
The BCS foundation certificate in business analysis course is designed mainly for practising business analysts but is also suitable for others such as business change practitioners, project managers and enterprise architects who wish to gain an insight into business analysis and the role of business analysts.
No entry requirements for this course
During this three day course you’ll receive all the training you need to prepare for the BCS Foundation in Business Analysis certificate multiple choice examination, which is held on the final afternoon of the course.
A pass means a Foundation certificate in Business Analysis and that puts you one step closer to a BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis. But that’s not all, as well as covering the entire BCS syllabus, this programme will develop your SFIA skills, REQM, level 3.
Using the structure of the business analysis process model, this course will introduce you to some of the most important techniques that, as a Business Analyst, you’ll need to know. In fact, it’s the perfect introduction to business analysis, covering areas such as strategy analysis, investigation techniques, requirements engineering and much, much more.
Syllabus – Key points
This classroom-based course a broad survey of the range of activities undertaken by business analysts and the tools and techniques available to them.
Introduction to business analysis
The origins of business analysis
The development of business analysis
The scope of business analysis
The role and responsibilities of the business analyst
The competencies of a business analyst
Personal, business and professional competencies
Business strategy analysis
The strategic context
Strategic analysis techniques
The Business Analysis Process Model
An approach to problem-solving
Stages of the business analysis process model
Techniques and activities for each stage
Interviewing and workshops
Scenarios and prototyping
Quantitative investigation techniques
Documenting the current situation
Stakeholder analysis and management
Identifying and categorising stakeholders
Stakeholder management strategies
Business activity models
Modelling business processes
Functional and process views
The organisational view of business processes
As is business process models
Improving business processes
To be business process models
Defining the solution
Introduction to business architecture
Business architecture techniques
Making a business and financial case
The business case in the project lifecycle
Structure of a business case
Investment appraisal techniques
Requirements engineering and the systems development lifecycle