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BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis

BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis course provides attendees with a broad understanding of the role, responsibilities, tools and techniques of the Busine ...

Basic 24:00 hrs. English

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Description

BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis course provides attendees with a broad understanding of the role, responsibilities, tools and techniques of the Business Analyst.

This 3-day Foundation course is administered by BCS-accredited professional trainers with a depth of experience in business analysis roles. The training delivery approach includes collaborative accelerated learning activities, exam style practice questions, and trainer-led teaching that gives you the opportunity to prepare for the BCS Foundation Certificate exam.
Attendees are supplied with course notes and references for optional additional reading.

On completion of Business Analysis Foundation
course, delegates will:

• Recognise the scope, skills, and competencies
required of the business analyst role
• Recall a business analysis process model that
can be used as a framework for delivery of the
role
• Understand how a business strategy is
developed
• Know approaches to stakeholder identification,
analysis management and perspectives
• Be able to choose optimal investigation and
modelling techniques for given problem
situations
• Know the key elements of gap analysis and
business case development
• Recognise a framework for requirements engineering and solution delivery

What is Business Analysis
• The origins and development of business
analysis
• Taking a holistic approach
• The role and responsibilities of a business
analyst
The competencies of a Business Analyst
• Personal Qualities, Business Knowledge,
Professional techniques
• The development of competencies
Strategy Analysis
• The context for strategy
• The definition and development of strategy
• External and Internal environmental
analysis
• SWOT analysis and Executing strategy
The Business Analysis Process Model
• An approach to problem-solving
• Stages, Objectives, Procedures, and
Techniques of the business analysis
process model
Investigation Techniques
• Interviews, Observation, Workshops,
Scenarios, Prototyping, Quantitative
approaches
• Documenting the current situation
Stakeholder Analysis and Management
• Stakeholder categories and identification
• Analysis and managing stakeholders
• Understanding Stakeholders perspectives
• Business activity models
Modelling Business Processes
• Organisational context and alternative view
• The organisational view of business processes
• Value propositions
• As-is and To-be Process models
• Improving business processes
Defining the solution
• Gap analysis
• Business Architecture
Making a Business and Financial Case
• The business case in the project lifecycle
• Identifying options and assessing
feasability
• Structure of a business case
• Cost/Benefit analysis and Investment
appraisal
Establishing the Requirements
• A framework for requirements engineering
• Actors in requirements engineering
• Requirements elicitation, analysis, and
validation
Documenting and Managing the
Requirements
• The requirements document
• The requirements catalogue
• Managing requirements
Modelling Requirements
• Modelling system functions
• Modelling system data
Delivering the Requirements
• Delivering the solution
• Context and Lifecycles
Delivering the Business Solution
• BA role in the business change lifecycle
• Design, Implementation, and Realisation
stages

Aim

On completion of Business Analysis Foundation
course, delegates will:

• Recognise the scope, skills, and competencies
required of the business analyst role
• Recall a business analysis process model that
can be used as a framework for delivery of the
role
• Understand how a business strategy is
developed
• Know approaches to stakeholder identification,
analysis management and perspectives
• Be able to choose optimal investigation and
modelling techniques for given problem
situations
• Know the key elements of gap analysis and
business case development
• Recognise a framework for requirements engineering and solution delivery

Participant requirements

There are no prerequisites, but students are advised that the course covers a range of topics from each chapter of the BCS Business Analysis, Paul, Yeates & Cadle (3rd edition). At a minimum, students will be expected to have read chapter 4 of this book, and to be familiar with the content of the book’s other chapters.

Participant

The certificate is relevant to anyone requiring a general understanding or introduction to Business Analysis, including business analysts, business managers and their staff, business change managers and project managers

Upcoming courses

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Monika Dlugosch

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9/27/21 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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9/28/21 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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9/29/21 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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9/30/21 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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10/1/21 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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10/4/21 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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