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BCS Foundation Certificate in Organisational Behaviour

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BCS Foundation Certificate in Organisational Behaviour

This Course at a Glance

  • Understand the complex factors that shape business operations
  • Learn about the principles of organisational design
  • Delivered through online course materials 
  • 1 year BCS membership included
  • Certificate is globally recognised
  • Free BCS webinar
  • Exam included
 

About your Diploma

There are so many factors that impact the way a business operates. From organisational motivation and culture to budgets, boundaries and group dynamics. These and many other elements can either help a business to thrive or decline in competitive economic markets. 
 
That is why this BCS Foundation Certificate in Organisational Behaviour has been designed to teach you the central principles of organisational behaviour. So you gain a detailed insight into the many complex influences that can shape the way an organisation runs its operation.
 
You will study organisational behaviour specific modules like the principles of organisational design, operating models, motivation, behaviour and culture and more. From this, you will understand different organisational structures and their characteristics, the difference between formal and informal groups and the various boundaries an organisation can face.
 
You will also learn about the principles of finance at a business and project level. All of which equips you perfectly to start an analytical role in business where you can guide an organisation to structural success. 
 

Getting Started

With the calibre of courses on offer, learndirect, the leading online course provider in the UK, helps thousands of students every year achieve their career goals. 
 
This BCS Foundation Certificate in Organisational Behaviour is industry recognised on an international scale and 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. 
The course is broken down into a number of modules, these include:
Module 1: Organisational Principles 
On completion of this module, you will be able to:
  • Delivering value
  • Organisation structuring
  • Budgets and departmentalised businesses
  • Describe types of jobs
  • Describe line management, staff and functional relationships
  • Explain formalisation of rules and procedures
  • Explain centralisation v decentralisation
Module 2: Operating Models
On completion of this module, you will be able to:
  • Explain organisation structures and their characteristics
  • Recognise organisational boundaries
Module 3: Organisational Motivation, Behaviour and Culture
On completion of this module, you will be able to:
  • Explain organisational motivation (OMG business motivation model)
  • Describe the Organisational Behaviour Field Map
  • Explain organisational effectiveness and the balanced scorecard
Module 4: Group Formation
On completion of this module, you will be able to:
  • Explain groups and group dynamics
  • Describe formal and informal groups
Module 5: Principles of Financial Reporting
On completion of this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe statement of financial position (balance sheet)
  • Explain income and expenditure (income statement, profit-and-loss account)
  • Describe cash flow
  • Explain costing and pricing
Module 6: Project Finance
On completion of this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe the rationale for and the techniques used for evaluating a financial case
  • Payback
  • Discounted Cash Flow /Net Present Value
  • Internal Rate of Return (IRR)
By studying these modules, you will be able to demonstrate an understanding of Organisational Behaviours in the following areas: 
  • Organisational Principles – delivering value, structure, budgets, jobs, management and rules
  • Operating models – structures and boundaries
  • Organisational motivation, behaviour and culture
  • Group formation, dynamics and networks
  • Principles of financial reporting – balance sheet, income statement, cash flow, costing, and pricing
  • Project finance – costs and benefits, payback, discounted cash flow
In addition to these modules, you will benefit from a FREE BCS Business Analysis Webinar designed to help you better understand the business analysis sector and how best to work towards a career in this industry.

This course is ideal for anyone who wants to start building their knowledge of the structure, operation, and behaviour of an organisation. 

For this reason, this course is beneficial for Business Analysts, Business Managers, or anyone working in Business Change. 
As such, 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
  • 40 questions
  • 60 minute duration
  • Supervised exam
  • NOT open book
  • Pass mark – 26/40 (65%)

BCS

BCS logo

On successful completion of the BCS Foundation Certificate in Organisational Behaviour, you will receive a BCS accredited certificate that is recognised internationally in the industry.

BCS - The Chartered Institute for ITBCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, promotes wider social and economic progress through the advancement of information technology science and practice. BCS has been committed to this mission since the organisation was established in 1957.

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

As this BCS Foundation Certificate in Organisational Behaviour teaches you about the many complex factors that determine the way a business operates, you will have a mindset that is highly desirable for businesses establishing, or re-establishing their organisational structure. 
 
For this reason, you will become a highly employable individual by evidencing the knowledge you have gained in this course. Learners with this qualification tend to find employment in a wide range of roles such as a:
  • Business Analysis
  • Business Architect
  • Enterprise Architect
  • Consultant
  • Project Management Team Member or Manager
  • Strategy Planner, and more

 

Further Qualifications and Prospects 

There are many other aspects to effective business analysis, and you can gain the entire range of knowledge required 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 Business Analysis
 
Depending on your interests, your career from this point could go in numerous directions. 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

BCS Foundation Certificate in Organisational Behaviour

This Course at a Glance

  • Understand the complex factors that shape business operations
  • Learn about the principles of organisational design
  • Delivered through online course materials 
  • 1 year BCS membership included
  • Certificate is globally recognised
  • Free BCS webinar
  • Exam included
 

About your Diploma

There are so many factors that impact the way a business operates. From organisational motivation and culture to budgets, boundaries and group dynamics. These and many other elements can either help a business to thrive or decline in competitive economic markets. 
 
That is why this BCS Foundation Certificate in Organisational Behaviour has been designed to teach you the central principles of organisational behaviour. So you gain a detailed insight into the many complex influences that can shape the way an organisation runs its operation.
 
You will study organisational behaviour specific modules like the principles of organisational design, operating models, motivation, behaviour and culture and more. From this, you will understand different organisational structures and their characteristics, the difference between formal and informal groups and the various boundaries an organisation can face.
 
You will also learn about the principles of finance at a business and project level. All of which equips you perfectly to start an analytical role in business where you can guide an organisation to structural success. 
 

Getting Started

With the calibre of courses on offer, learndirect, the leading online course provider in the UK, helps thousands of students every year achieve their career goals. 
 
This BCS Foundation Certificate in Organisational Behaviour is industry recognised on an international scale and 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:
Module 1: Organisational Principles 
On completion of this module, you will be able to:
  • Delivering value
  • Organisation structuring
  • Budgets and departmentalised businesses
  • Describe types of jobs
  • Describe line management, staff and functional relationships
  • Explain formalisation of rules and procedures
  • Explain centralisation v decentralisation
Module 2: Operating Models
On completion of this module, you will be able to:
  • Explain organisation structures and their characteristics
  • Recognise organisational boundaries
Module 3: Organisational Motivation, Behaviour and Culture
On completion of this module, you will be able to:
  • Explain organisational motivation (OMG business motivation model)
  • Describe the Organisational Behaviour Field Map
  • Explain organisational effectiveness and the balanced scorecard
Module 4: Group Formation
On completion of this module, you will be able to:
  • Explain groups and group dynamics
  • Describe formal and informal groups
Module 5: Principles of Financial Reporting
On completion of this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe statement of financial position (balance sheet)
  • Explain income and expenditure (income statement, profit-and-loss account)
  • Describe cash flow
  • Explain costing and pricing
Module 6: Project Finance
On completion of this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe the rationale for and the techniques used for evaluating a financial case
  • Payback
  • Discounted Cash Flow /Net Present Value
  • Internal Rate of Return (IRR)
By studying these modules, you will be able to demonstrate an understanding of Organisational Behaviours in the following areas: 
  • Organisational Principles – delivering value, structure, budgets, jobs, management and rules
  • Operating models – structures and boundaries
  • Organisational motivation, behaviour and culture
  • Group formation, dynamics and networks
  • Principles of financial reporting – balance sheet, income statement, cash flow, costing, and pricing
  • Project finance – costs and benefits, payback, discounted cash flow
In addition to these modules, you will benefit from a FREE BCS Business Analysis Webinar designed to help you better understand the business analysis sector and how best to work towards a career in this industry.

Requirements

This course is ideal for anyone who wants to start building their knowledge of the structure, operation, and behaviour of an organisation. 

For this reason, this course is beneficial for Business Analysts, Business Managers, or anyone working in Business Change. 
As such, 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
  • 40 questions
  • 60 minute duration
  • Supervised exam
  • NOT open book
  • Pass mark – 26/40 (65%)

Qualifications

BCS

BCS logo

On successful completion of the BCS Foundation Certificate in Organisational Behaviour, you will receive a BCS accredited certificate that is recognised internationally in the industry.

BCS - The Chartered Institute for ITBCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, promotes wider social and economic progress through the advancement of information technology science and practice. BCS has been committed to this mission since the organisation was established in 1957.

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

As this BCS Foundation Certificate in Organisational Behaviour teaches you about the many complex factors that determine the way a business operates, you will have a mindset that is highly desirable for businesses establishing, or re-establishing their organisational structure. 
 
For this reason, you will become a highly employable individual by evidencing the knowledge you have gained in this course. Learners with this qualification tend to find employment in a wide range of roles such as a:
  • Business Analysis
  • Business Architect
  • Enterprise Architect
  • Consultant
  • Project Management Team Member or Manager
  • Strategy Planner, and more

 

Further Qualifications and Prospects 

There are many other aspects to effective business analysis, and you can gain the entire range of knowledge required 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 Business Analysis
 
Depending on your interests, your career from this point could go in numerous directions. 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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