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Business Analysis Foundation

This course will be of interest to anyone requiring an understanding of Business Analysis including business analysts, business managers and their staff, business change managers and project managers.

 

Course Fact Sheet v1.0 – Business Analysis

Business Analysis Foundation

3 days course

 

 

This 3 days course covers the range of concepts, approaches and techniques that are applicable to Business Analysis. Candidates are required to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of these aspects of Business Analysis.

The certificate is relevant to anyone requiring an understanding of Business Analysis including business analysts, business managers and their staff, business change managers and project managers.

Course runs 9:00 – 5:00 each day

 

 

Learning Objectives

Candidates should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of business analysis principles and techniques. Key areas are:

  • the role and competencies of a business analyst
  • strategy analysis
  • business system and business process modelling
  • stakeholder analysis
  • investigation and modelling techniques
  • requirements engineering
  • business case development
  • management of business change

This qualification provides a foundation for the range of specialist BCS modular certificates in the areas of Business Analysis, IS Consultancy and Business Change. The qualification can also be used as the knowledge-based specialist module for the Diploma in Business Analysis. In addition, the qualification provides foundation-level Business Analysis knowledge for specialists in other disciplines, particularly Project Managers and System Developers.

 

Audience

This course will be of interest to anyone requiring an understanding of Business Analysis including business analysts, business managers and their staff, business change managers and project managers.

 

Prerequisites

 

There are no specific pre-requisites for entry to the examination; however candidates should possess the appropriate level of knowledge to fulfil the objective shown above.

 

 

Examination Information

The syllabus is based on the BCS publication "Business Analysis", 2nd edition, and it is recommended that this text is studied by those preparing to take this examination. The headings listed in the syllabus relate to the relevant chapter headings, section headings and text included in this publication.

The format for the examination is a one hour multiple-choice examination consisting of 40 questions. The examination is closed book (no materials can be taken into the examination room). Candidates need to achieve a minimum of 26 marks out of 40 to pass the examination.

Candidates who are awarded a pass for the examination are awarded the BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis.

 

Course Content

The syllabus covers the following areas:

  • 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 Systems
  • Modelling Business Processes
  • Gathering the Requirements
  • Documenting and Managing Requirements
  • Modelling Requirements
  • Delivering the Requirements
  • Making a Business and Financial Case
  • Implementing Business Change

 

  Location Start Date End Date Duration Availability Price
2013-06-19
$1,950.00