BCS Business Analysis Practice Practitioner

  • For aspiring and practising Business Analysis Professionals
  • The ultimate UK & international standard for identifying and evaluating options for business improvement
  • Enhance your confidence and skills to become an analytical, systematic Business Analysis professional
  • Qualify and validate your skills with the support of expert Tutors, Study Coaches, and Recruitment Advisors
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    BCS Business Analysis Practice Practitioner

    The Business Analysis Practice Practitioner will help you act in a similar way to a structural engineer in building: it will enable you to ensure a business has a solid foundation by identifying potential problems and developing solutions to keep the business running smoothly.

    Without business analysis, a business might struggle to operate effectively or even fail altogether. Business analysis is a professional discipline of identifying business needs and establishing solutions to solve any problems within the business, and the official BCS Business Analysis Practice Practitioner syllabus will guide you through a range of strategic analysis and performance management techniques, which are invaluable for a career in business analysis.

    Should you wish to attain recognition as a professional Business Analyst, this certification will allow you to take one of the 5 steps toward securing the International Diploma in Business Analysis. Alternatively, our Business Analyst Career Programme is perfect for students looking to kickstart and thrive in their careers as Business Analysis Professionals.

    Why study with us?

    • Stay motivated and manage your time effectively through regular one-to-one follow-ups with your certified Tutor and Study Coach
    • You have 24/7 access to your online courses, so you can study at your own pace and save on travel costs (plus an exclusive AI Tutor Bot for round-the-clock questions)
    • Your official certification means that your experience is validated through industry-recognised material and highly valued in the UK (and the world!)
    • Your Exam Simulator will prepare you for your official exam by providing all the conditions for sitting and passing your exam successfully, as well as your end-module quizzes
    • A Simulated Project Assignment gives you the opportunity to virtually shadow a Project Manager and gain real-world, practical experience
    • Your Student Community Forums give you the opportunity to share questions, ideas, and knowledge with other professionals studying this certification
    • Your CV and LinkedIn profile will receive complete makeovers from your Recruitment Advisor to make sure you maximise your chances of securing rewarding opportunities
    • Career and recruitment support gives you advice on how to secure and succeed in job interviews, including mock interviews and exclusive interview preparation tailored toward your prospective company and role
    • Your expert Career Consultant will help you choose the right certification, and combine it with strategic guidance to make sure you achieve success in your professional journey

    Avoid the negative effects of making the wrong decision about your development journey, have an open Q&A with an expert. 

    What’s included?

    • Consultation with a Career Consultant to corroborate your course choice
    • Unlimited, 3-month access to the BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice Course
    • Official BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice Exam
    • Certified Tutor to provide assistance with course queries
    • Access to a full Support Team for assistance with examination, notes, and study queries
    • 1 year’s free access to MyBCS upon completion of your certification including the industry news, access to BCS initiatives, and a new professional network
    • A professional, Business Analysis-oriented CV rewrite*
    • A LinkedIn profile overhaul to maximise your new networking opportunities*

    Certification: BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice

    Accredited by: BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT

    Entry requirements: There are no formal prerequisites to study this qualification, however, some practical experience in business analysis will be beneficial

    Study time: 20 – 30 hours

    *Value-added service that can be added at an additional cost

    Certification details

    ITonlinelearning is a verified BCS Accredited Training Partner (ATP), which means that this certification has been rigorously assessed and approved to meet industry standards.

    Accrediting body
    Since 1957, BCS has been a driving force in educating and nurturing IT professionals, computer scientists, and engineers. BCS upholds the IT profession, accredits Chartered IT Professional status through their Royal Charter, and creates a global community of computing enthusiasts who are passionate about promoting and advancing the field.

    BCS stands for the British Computer Society, and is also known as ‘BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT’. It’s one of the world’s leading professional bodies for IT, with a whopping 70,000 members in over 100 countries! BCS is more than just an institution, though, it’s a movement that brings together like-minded individuals who share a common goal: to elevate the practice of computing and make a meaningful impact on the world.

    Associate Member of BCS (AMBCS)
    Upon completion of BCS certifications, you are eligible for 12 months’ free access to MyBCS, the BCS-exclusive platform where you have CPD, SFIAplus, BCS Recruit, Springboard, Specialist Groups, discounted training opportunities, ITNOW magazine, an eNewsletter, and even a BCS email address at your fingertips!

    Over and above these benefits, you will become an Associate Member of BCS and can use the post-nominals AMBCS to indicate this on your LinkedIn profile, professional documents, and email signature (for example, John Smith AMBCS) to indicate your prestige.

    Certification expiry
    The BCS Business Analysis Practice Practitioner certification does not expire and is thus a fantastic building block for your business analysis portfolio.

    We are an Accredited Training Organisation (ATO) for the UK’s most esteemed learning providers

    Our courses have been developed in collaboration with industry-leading experts and are created by ITonlinelearning for you, exclusively.

    Business Analysis Practice

    What You Will Learn

    Business Analysis Practice is the discipline of identifying business needs and determining solutions to business problems. It involves applying a range of techniques and methodologies to understand and improve business processes, systems, and structures.

      Rationale for Business Analysis

      You will gain an understanding of the importance of business analysis, including the benefits of process improvement and the various types of business processes.

      Understanding the Strategic Context

      You will learn how to identify the strategic context in which business processes exist, including the organisational structure, culture, and governance.

      Understanding the Current Situation

      You will gain an understanding of how to understand the current situation of the organisation, including the identification of the current business processes, pain points, and areas of improvement.

      Stakeholder Analysis and Management

      You will learn how to identify and manage stakeholders, including the use of stakeholder analysis and engagement techniques.

      Analysing and Modelling Business Activities

      You will learn how to analyse and model business activities, including the use of different modelling techniques such as flow charts, process maps, and use cases.

      Identifying Potential Solutions

      You will gain an understanding of how to identify potential solutions to business problems, including the use of process improvement methodologies such as Lean Six Sigma and business process model and notation (BPMN), as well as the use of performance metrics and process improvement tools.

      Building the Business Case

      You will learn how to build a business case for a proposed solution, including the identification of benefits, costs, and risks, as well as the use of financial analysis techniques.

      Your Success is Assured

      Expert Career Consultants

      Our expert Career Consultants select qualifications that align perfectly with your aspirations by collaborating with you to identify your desired end-goal.

      Certified Tutors

      Our certified Tutors are there to assist you with course questions, exam queries, and revision so you have all the support you need to ace your exams.

      Study Coaches and Mentors

      Your Study Coach and Mentor is dedicated to guiding and supporting you throughout your journey by providing motivation, encouragement, and monitoring progress.

      Experienced Recruitment Advisors

      Your Recruitment Advisor will provide you with the tools you need to succeed, like an industry-oriented CV, LinkedIn profile overhaul, and exclusive resources.

      The Key to Your Success

      Your Expert Career Consultant has received extensive training in the solutions we offer, and they understand that making the wrong choice can have a negative impact on your career, and overall well-being. They’re here to: 

      • Get to know you, your goals, and your experience 
      • Help you through the best options for you
      • Make sure you choose the right path: financially, psychologically, and professionally. 

      Your One-of-a-Kind Solution

      Training with a difference.

      • Say goodbye to unanswered course queries and general questions with our PRINCE2 Tutor Bot, available 24/7 and powered by ITonlinelearning.
      • Prepare for your exam with confidence using our Exam Simulator, to increase your confidence and chance of success.
      • Put your skills into practice and gain the confidence you need to be an effective part of a Project Team with our exclusive Simulated Project Assignment.

      Choose ITonlinelearning to experience the difference.

      Career and Progression Prospects

      Business Analysis is used in a plethora of sectors, but here are a few roles you’re qualified to explore with this certification:

      Business Analyst

      Solutions Architect

      Business Systems Analyst

      Business Process Analyst

      Why Choose ITonlinelearning?

      Customer-Approved Service since 2007

      You will benefit from our perfected learning & development formula by enjoying support that forms the crux of our values and mission. Our TrustScore of 4.9 has remained consistent with thousands of 5-star reviews, so we’re happy to report that our customers agree.

      An Endorsed Qualification & Reputation

      When we say accredited, we mean that official experts from our licensed organisations have evaluated and approved our training material to ensure it meets their refined standards. These qualifications thus make you a credible and reliable professional.

      Tailored Advice & Consulting

      There is no one-size-fits-all approach to achieving personal and professional goals. You deserve career consulting and employability advice tailored toward your specific skills, experience, and aspirations – luckily, this is our forte.

      Full Student Success Team

      To drive your success forward to the finishing line of your goals, our team comprises of professionals available at the press of a button to provide clarity on questions you have regarding your exam booking and preparation, portal and logins, assignments, as well as quizzes. You can also access one-to-one Tutor and Mentor Support so that your queries can be resolved swiftly and comprehensively. Our Tutors are experienced and certified in their fields, too!

      Bolster Your Income Potential & Job Security

      Your certification will provide you with a significant competitive advantage by validating your skills and knowledge – with that, you can either contribute toward your current company or grow in another one.

      Finance that suits your lifestyle

      You shouldn’t have to sacrifice your lifestyle in order to advance your skills. With your development at the forefront of our mission, we have personalised financing options so that you can live comfortably whilst investing in your future.

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      Our TrustScore maintains a steady rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars for excellent service, but don’t take our word for it.

      Projecting Your Salary

      We want to help you achieve the best outcome in your studies so that you can flourish in your selected development pathway.

      £29.6K /

      per year

      Junior Business Analyst

      £43.2K /

      per year

      Business Analyst

      £78.8K /

      per year

      Business Process Analyst

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      BCS Business Analysis Practice Practitioner
      Frequently Asked Questions

      You have questions, and we have all the answers

      The BCS Business Analysis Practice Practitioner certification provides individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively practice business analysis in an organisation.

      The BCS Business Analysis Practice Practitioner certification is intended for professionals who are involved in practicing business analysis within an organisation, such as business analysts, project managers, and product managers.

      The BCS Business Analysis Practice Practitioner is assessed and awarded by means of an examination. This exam comprises of 40 multiple choice and multiple response questions. Your exam will be 60 minutes long, and you will be required to score 65% (26 out of 40) or higher in order to pass. This is a closed-book exam.

      The BCS Business Analysis Practice Practitioner certification does not expire and is thus a fantastic building block for your business analysis portfolio.