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BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis

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This BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis course covers the fundamental knowledge of how to identify and evaluate options for improving business processes.
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The BCS has over 60,000 members in 150 countries.

The BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis training course is designed for individuals looking to take their first step in understanding fundamental business analysis concepts, techniques, and business processes and how to use them to drive meaningful business change. The BCS business analysis foundation is an excellent step for anyone looking to start a new business analyst career path.

This BCS business analysis foundation certification is relevant for professionals working in a range of roles, including business analysts, business managers and members of their teams, business change managers, project managers, and process improvement specialists.

The foundation certificate in business analysis demonstrates a strong understanding of the business analysis toolkit, and is also a prerequisite for several other practitioner level certifications, including the diploma in business analysis. The internationally recognised BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis training course or official exam have no formal prerequisites.

On completion of the BCS business analysis foundation certificate official exam, enjoy the reward of becoming a recognised Associate Member (AMBCS) with other professional business analysts. Members also receive access to online resources, and networking opportunities. Once you’ve completed your Foundation Certificate, you could consider taking on the more rigorous BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis.

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The BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis is a great way to invest in your professional business analyst development, helping you to stand out from the competition and make your mark in the business world. This foundation certificate in business analysis will provide you with the skills and knowledge necessary to better understand how business processes work and how to identify areas of improvement.

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    BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis

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    What skills you'll gain from the BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis course.

    • The business analysis role in creating successful business strategies and solutions.
    • How to assess a project’s viability; identifying risks and opportunities.
    • How to develop clear requirements through stakeholder analysis.
    • Techniques for gathering pertinent data from interviews, workshops and other sources.
    • How to use the prototyping process for validating assumptions about customer needs.
    • Utilising scenarios for examining alternative options within projects.
    • Building an appropriate business case justification based on research results.
    • Documenting technical design specifications suitable for implementation teams.
    • Testing new systems or services to ensure they are meeting user requirements and business objectives specified by stakeholders.

    Our BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis training course offers an in-depth, comprehensive program to provide business analyst students with the essential skills and knowledge required for success on their online exam.

    BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis

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    BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis course details

    The British Computer Society (BCS), The Chartered Institute for IT, is an influential professional business analysis organisation with a long-standing history. Established in 1957, the society has grown to become the world’s leading membership organisation for those within the IT industry, with over 60,000 members spread across 150 countries. As a charity with Royal Charter status and a mission to make IT good for society, BCS strives to raise standards of competence and conduct across the IT and business analysis industry.
    • One hour ‘closed book’ with 40 multiple choice exam format questions
    • Business analysis exam pass mark is 65% (26/40)
    1. What is Business Analysis
    2. The Competencies of a Business Analyst
    3. The Strategic Context for Business Analysis
    4. The Business Analysis Service Framework
    5. Investigating the Business Situation
    6. Analysing and Managing Stakeholders
    7. Improving Business Services and Processes
    8. Defining the Solution
    9. Making the Business Case
    10. Establishing the Requirements
    11. Documents and Modelling Requirements
    12. Validating and Managing Requirements
    13. Delivering the Requirements
    14. Delivering the Business Solution

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