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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 theory of how to identify and evaluate options for improving your business.
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Course overview

The BCS have over 60,000 members in 150 countries.

The BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis is designed for individuals interested in understanding the fundamental concepts and techniques of business analysis and how to use them to drive meaningful business change.

This BCS 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 business analysis foundation is also suitable for anyone wanting to start a new business analyst career with a strong understanding of business analysis, and is a prerequisite for many other higher-level certifications.

The internationally recognised BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis has no entry requirements.

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The BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis is a great way to invest in your professional development, helping you to stand out from the competition and make your mark in the business world. This certification will provide you with the skills and knowledge necessary to better understand how businesses 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 role of business analysis in creating successful business strategies and products.
  • 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 financial justification based on research results.
  • Documenting technical design specifications suitable for implementation teams.
  • Testing new systems or services to ensure they are meeting user needs & deliverables specified by stakeholders.

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

BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis

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BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis course details

The BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, is an influential professional 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 industry, as well as tackling ethical challenges and promoting innovation.
  • One hour ‘closed book’ with 40 multiple choice questions
  • 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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