BCS Business Analysis Practice Training Course + Certification

>  Become a qualified Business Analyst

>  Available in venues throughout Wales

>  Classroom and Inhouse courses available 

>  Onsite and customised courses available

>  ReAct and Access funding accepted

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Course Information

This hands-on, interactive course will develop the practical skills you need to become an effective business analyst and equip you with a BCS (formerly ISEB) accreditation that is highly regarded by prestigious employers.

This course includes the BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice. 

The following topics will be covered:

Business analysis rationale:

  • What is a business system.
  • The place of business analysis.
  • Business analysis versus systems analysis.
  • Approaches to business analysis.

Strategic analysis in context:

  • Understanding the organisation’s strengths and weaknesses.
  • External analysis – PESTLE.
  • Internal analysis – Resource Audit.

A project approach to business analysis:

  • Business analysis studies as projects.
  • Terms of reference and project initiation.
  • Assuring business benefit.

Understanding the situation/issues:

  • Types of business ‘problem’.
  • Rich pictures.
  • Defining the problem.
  • Review of investigation techniques.

Business perspectives:

  • Business perspective – introduction.
  • Defining the perspective – CATWOE.

Analysing and modelling the business activities:

  • Modelling business activities.
  • Five types of business activity.
  • Modelling multiple perspectives.
  • Decomposing activities.
  • Validating the business activity model.
  • End-to-end process maps.

Creative problem solving:

  • Barriers to creativity.
  • Brainstorming.
  • Stimulating creative thinking.

Identifying potential solutions:

  • Exploring the gap between the current and desired situation.
  • Areas for business improvement (structure, processes, people)
  • Holistic approach to business solutions.
  • Discussion of business change programmes.

Making the business case:

  • Contents of a business case.
  • Options.
  • Costs and benefits.
  • Impacts and risks.
  • Payback and discounted cash flow.
  • Presenting the business case.

Course summary and review:

  • Review of concepts and approaches covered.

Presented in association with metadata training.

Exam
The BCS Business Analysis Practice one hour ‘closed book’ multiple-choice exam. The pass mark is 25/40

This course includes:

  • Training from an accredited BCS trainer
  • Business Analysis Practice course materials
  • Exam and Certification fee
  • Refreshments

Course Key Points


Duration: 3 days

Accredited: Yes

Exam(s): Included

Practice Exam(s): Included

Type: Available as Classroom, Virtual Live and In-house

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