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BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis

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BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis

This Course at a Glance

  • Learn how Business Analysts meet multiple needs through change initiatives
  • Explore the techniques and tools used for strategic analysis
  • Delivered through online course materials 
  • 1 year BCS membership included
  • Certificate is globally recognised
  • Exam included
 

About your Diploma

The job of a Business Analyst while diverse and multifaceted is certainly one for someone who thrives on a challenge. The role requires them to have the skills and know-how to bridge the link between the many sets of needs that surround and exist within a business operation. 
 
This is not only what the business wants to achieve, but also the established needs of the end-user, as well as the needs of each department that enables the business to function. Without satisfaction across all of these areas, the business will start to fall apart. 
 
This BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis is designed to help you gain the commercial intuition, and the tools and techniques used by Business Analysts to pre-empt, prepare for and meet the needs of multiple parties. 
 
Through a broad range of modules, you will cover everything from the competencies of a Business Analyst to investigation techniques and the business analysis process model. After which, you will understand the different techniques, approaches, concepts, and tools used within business analysis. So you will be prepared to start or elevate your career as a Business Analyst.
 
BCS Logo
 

Career Progression

While working as a Business Analyst is the main goal for many learners, it is also possible to progress into careers within consultancy, project management, or strategy planning. In fact, there is the potential to earn an impressive salary should you pursue one of the following roles:
  • Business Analyst - £40K
  • Enterprise Architect - £66k
  • Business Architect - £78k
 

Getting Started

With a passion for delivering the highest quality courses, learndirect, the leading online course provider in the UK, helps thousands of learners achieve their career goals each year. 
 
This BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis is industry and internationally recognised. It is also accredited by The Chartered Institute for IT, the leading accreditation body in Business Analysis.
 
This means obtaining BCS qualifications allows you to take your career across the globe. What’s more, by completing this course, you will receive a 1-year BCS membership worth £92. Thousands of learners find employment each year through the completion of BCS courses, which you can work towards from the comfort of home. 
 
The course is delivered through an engaging mix of online course materials, so you can be assured you will find your education both interesting and rewarding. 

Modules

The course is broken down into a number of modules, these include:
  • What is Business Analysis 
  • The Competencies of a Business Analyst 
  • Strategy Analysis 
  • The Business Analysis Process Model 
  • Investigation techniques 
  • Stakeholder Analysis and Management 
  • Modelling Business Processes 
  • Defining the solution 
  • Making a Business and Financial Case 
  • Establishing the Requirements 
  • Documenting and Managing Requirements 
  • Modelling Requirements 
  • Delivering the Requirements 
  • Delivering the Business Solution 
By studying these modules, you will:
  • Understand the role and competencies of a Business Analyst
  • Learn about strategy analysis
  • Understand business systems and business process modelling
  • Learn stakeholder analysis
  • Discover investigation and modelling techniques
  • Understand requirements engineering
  • Learn business case development

Entry Requirements

This course is ideal for anyone who wants to start building their knowledge of the role, tools and techniques used by a Business Analyst.

As such, the course is extremely beneficial for aspiring and established Business Analysts, Business Managers and their teams, Business Change Managers, Project Managers, Consultants and Contractors.

For this reason, there are no entry requirements to enrol on the course. 

 

Additional Information

*You will have access to the course for 6 months only, after which, you can purchase extensions through your learning platform.

In order to pass this course, you need to complete a written exam that tests the knowledge you have gained throughout your studies. Please note, this exam must be booked via Pearson VUE directly.
 
Exam Format
  • Multiple-choice format
  • 60-minute duration
  • Supervised via Proctor
  • NOT open book
  • Pass mark – 26/40

BCS

BCS logo

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BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, advances more extensive social and monetary advancement through the headway of data innovation science and practice. BCS has been focused on this mission since 1957. 

BCS is focused on guaranteeing that the digital journey is safe and positive for everyone, by raising standards of competence and conduct across the IT industry

BCS is based on our five pillars, which make it possible for the organisation to raise standards and realise greater potential in the technology industry:

  • Supporting Careers
  • Sharing Expertise
  • Improving Education 
  • Influencing Practise
  • Driving Standards

This BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis teaches you the full business analysis process framework, including the Business Analyst role and the tools and techniques they use day to day.
 
As such, you will become highly desirable for Business Analyst roles, as well as those that require an analytical mindset such as careers in consultancy, project management or strategy planning. 
 
Many learners with this qualification also go on to become a:
  • Business Analyst - £40K
  • Enterprise Architect - £66k
  • Business Architect - £78k
 

Further Qualifications and Prospects 

This certificate in business analysis is just the beginning of the wealth of knowledge required for this career path. You can continue learning the other vital areas through further study with the BCS. They have an array of courses dedicated to business analysis, these include:
  • BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice
  • BCS Practitioner Certificate in Modelling Business Processes
  • BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering
  • BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Change 
  • BCS Foundation Certificate in Organisational Behaviour
 
Once you have gained the entirety of the knowledge required for business analysis, you can elevate your career in various ways depending on your interests.
 
You could manage a team of Analysts by developing leadership and management skills, review and improve niche areas of a business by studying a specialist area, or become an entrepreneur and go it alone. 
 
With learndirect, you can study business courses in:
  • Finance
  • Business Law
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Management and Operations
  • Marketing and PR
  • Human Resources (HR)
  • Leadership and Management, and more

  • SALE Savings End Midnight Wednesday 30th November
  • SALE Savings End Midnight Wednesday 30th November

BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis

This Course at a Glance

  • Learn how Business Analysts meet multiple needs through change initiatives
  • Explore the techniques and tools used for strategic analysis
  • Delivered through online course materials 
  • 1 year BCS membership included
  • Certificate is globally recognised
  • Exam included
 

About your Diploma

The job of a Business Analyst while diverse and multifaceted is certainly one for someone who thrives on a challenge. The role requires them to have the skills and know-how to bridge the link between the many sets of needs that surround and exist within a business operation. 
 
This is not only what the business wants to achieve, but also the established needs of the end-user, as well as the needs of each department that enables the business to function. Without satisfaction across all of these areas, the business will start to fall apart. 
 
This BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis is designed to help you gain the commercial intuition, and the tools and techniques used by Business Analysts to pre-empt, prepare for and meet the needs of multiple parties. 
 
Through a broad range of modules, you will cover everything from the competencies of a Business Analyst to investigation techniques and the business analysis process model. After which, you will understand the different techniques, approaches, concepts, and tools used within business analysis. So you will be prepared to start or elevate your career as a Business Analyst.
 
BCS Logo
 

Career Progression

While working as a Business Analyst is the main goal for many learners, it is also possible to progress into careers within consultancy, project management, or strategy planning. In fact, there is the potential to earn an impressive salary should you pursue one of the following roles:
  • Business Analyst - £40K
  • Enterprise Architect - £66k
  • Business Architect - £78k
 

Getting Started

With a passion for delivering the highest quality courses, learndirect, the leading online course provider in the UK, helps thousands of learners achieve their career goals each year. 
 
This BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis is industry and internationally recognised. It is also accredited by The Chartered Institute for IT, the leading accreditation body in Business Analysis.
 
This means obtaining BCS qualifications allows you to take your career across the globe. What’s more, by completing this course, you will receive a 1-year BCS membership worth £92. Thousands of learners find employment each year through the completion of BCS courses, which you can work towards from the comfort of home. 
 
The course is delivered through an engaging mix of online course materials, so you can be assured you will find your education both interesting and rewarding. 

Modules

The course is broken down into a number of modules, these include:
  • What is Business Analysis 
  • The Competencies of a Business Analyst 
  • Strategy Analysis 
  • The Business Analysis Process Model 
  • Investigation techniques 
  • Stakeholder Analysis and Management 
  • Modelling Business Processes 
  • Defining the solution 
  • Making a Business and Financial Case 
  • Establishing the Requirements 
  • Documenting and Managing Requirements 
  • Modelling Requirements 
  • Delivering the Requirements 
  • Delivering the Business Solution 
By studying these modules, you will:
  • Understand the role and competencies of a Business Analyst
  • Learn about strategy analysis
  • Understand business systems and business process modelling
  • Learn stakeholder analysis
  • Discover investigation and modelling techniques
  • Understand requirements engineering
  • Learn business case development

Entry Requirements

This course is ideal for anyone who wants to start building their knowledge of the role, tools and techniques used by a Business Analyst.

As such, the course is extremely beneficial for aspiring and established Business Analysts, Business Managers and their teams, Business Change Managers, Project Managers, Consultants and Contractors.

For this reason, there are no entry requirements to enrol on the course. 

 

Additional Information

*You will have access to the course for 6 months only, after which, you can purchase extensions through your learning platform.

Assessment

In order to pass this course, you need to complete a written exam that tests the knowledge you have gained throughout your studies. Please note, this exam must be booked via Pearson VUE directly.
 
Exam Format
  • Multiple-choice format
  • 60-minute duration
  • Supervised via Proctor
  • NOT open book
  • Pass mark – 26/40

Qualifications

BCS

BCS logo

x

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, advances more extensive social and monetary advancement through the headway of data innovation science and practice. BCS has been focused on this mission since 1957. 

BCS is focused on guaranteeing that the digital journey is safe and positive for everyone, by raising standards of competence and conduct across the IT industry

BCS is based on our five pillars, which make it possible for the organisation to raise standards and realise greater potential in the technology industry:

  • Supporting Careers
  • Sharing Expertise
  • Improving Education 
  • Influencing Practise
  • Driving Standards

This BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis teaches you the full business analysis process framework, including the Business Analyst role and the tools and techniques they use day to day.
 
As such, you will become highly desirable for Business Analyst roles, as well as those that require an analytical mindset such as careers in consultancy, project management or strategy planning. 
 
Many learners with this qualification also go on to become a:
  • Business Analyst - £40K
  • Enterprise Architect - £66k
  • Business Architect - £78k
 

Further Qualifications and Prospects 

This certificate in business analysis is just the beginning of the wealth of knowledge required for this career path. You can continue learning the other vital areas through further study with the BCS. They have an array of courses dedicated to business analysis, these include:
  • BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice
  • BCS Practitioner Certificate in Modelling Business Processes
  • BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering
  • BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Change 
  • BCS Foundation Certificate in Organisational Behaviour
 
Once you have gained the entirety of the knowledge required for business analysis, you can elevate your career in various ways depending on your interests.
 
You could manage a team of Analysts by developing leadership and management skills, review and improve niche areas of a business by studying a specialist area, or become an entrepreneur and go it alone. 
 
With learndirect, you can study business courses in:
  • Finance
  • Business Law
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Management and Operations
  • Marketing and PR
  • Human Resources (HR)
  • Leadership and Management, and more

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