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BCS Foundation in Business Analysis Maidenhead

  • Price £1,395.00
  • Duration 3 day(s)
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What do Business Analysts do? What skills and competencies do they require to do their role? This Foundation level course provides attendees with an overview of the role of the Business Analyst who acts as the link between business needs, users and IT within change initiatives. The course introduces delegates to the contribution that a business analyst makes and the tools and techniques they have at their disposal to assist them in their role.

At the end of the course the delegates may sit an examination to obtain the BCS Business Analysis Foundation Certificate. This qualification provides a foundation for the range of specialist BCS modular certificates in the areas of Business Analysis, IS Consultancy and Business Change, plus the higher level BCS Diploma in Business Analysis. In addition, this course can be used to provide a foundation for specialists in other disciplines, particularly Project Managers and System Developer.


Delegates will learn how to

  • recognise the skills and competencies required of the business analyst
  • describe how a business strategy is developed
  • adopt a business analysis process modal approach to change initiatives
  • capture business system issues
  • consider the perspectives of key individuals who will be affected or are interested in the change project and document their views
  • use techniques for the analysis and modeling of business systems
  • describe the contents of a business case which would be used to justify a project
  • include the people issues in any change initiative plan

Course Content

Day One:

  • Introduction to Business Analysis
  • The role of the Business Analyst - Skills and Competencies
  • Introducing The Business Analysis Process Model
  • Introducing Strategy Analysis
  • Exploration of Investigation Techniques

Day Two:

  • Modeling the Business System
  • Understanding Stakeholder Analysis and Management
  • Use of Business Process Modeling
  • Making a Business and Financial Case

Day Three:

  • Undertaking Requirements Engineering
  • Modeling the IT System
  • Managing Business Change
  • Information Resource Management
  • Culminating in: BCS Business Analysis Foundation Exam (One Hour Multiple Choice)

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