This accredited BCS Business Analysis Foundation course introduces students to the techniques, tools and principles used in business analysis. This will allow them to analyse their organisation’s business needs and create solutions that will fulfil those requirements.
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Overview of this Accredited Business Analysis Foundation Course
What you will learn
How this will benefit the organisation
This benefits the organisation in various ways, including the optimisation of business performance and streamlining of existing business systems which will result in an increase in production and a clearer understanding of how long-term goals can be attained.
A business case for any industry
Whether your organisation’s business needs lie in IT solutions, staffing requirements or even in a better communication strategy, this certification will help you to steer your organisation towards becoming a smoothly and efficiently run competitor in the business world.
Once you have gained your Business Analysis Foundation certification, you will have gained the ability to analyse your organisation’s business model using the appropriate tools and practices whilst maintaining a holistic approach.
Validate your skills
The Business Analysis Foundation course will give you a strong understanding of how to become a business analyst and covers the following:
- Analysis of Strategy
- Creating a business case
- Business system modelling
- Implementing change
- Business process modelling
- A Business Analyst’s role and responsibilities
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Course Certification Details
BCS Business Analysis Foundation Course Assessment
To achieve your Business Analysis Foundation certification it is advisable to gain the appropriate training in order to understand the material and prepare for your exam. When you are fully prepared you will take the Business Analysis Foundation exam and once you have passed this you will be awarded the Business Analysis Foundation certification by the British Computer Society (BCS).
BCS Business Analysis Foundation Course Requirements
There are no formal requirements to study the BCS Business Analysis Foundation training course.
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Career Path Opportunities
The BCS Business Analysis Foundation course is suited, but not limited to, anyone looking to work in any of the following roles:
- Business Analyst
- Business Systems Analyst
- Senior Business Analyst
- Business Analytics Trainer
- Business Consultant
- Project Manager
- Financial Consultant
- Technical Specialist
- Network and Security Analyst
- Technical Implementation Consultant
Frequently Asked BCS Business Analysis Foundation Course Questions
QUESTION Can I use my study guides during this exam?
No. The BCS Business Analysis Foundation certification exam is closed-book and no reference materials will be permitted in the exam room.
QUESTION How many questions are there on this exam?
The exam consists of 40 multiple choice questions and you will be given 1 hour to complete the exam.
QUESTION What is the pass mark for the BCS certificate exam?
The BCS exam requires a score of 65% (26/40) to achieve a passing result.
QUESTION How long will it take to prepare?
The multiple choice exam should take a minimum of 27 hours to prepare for.
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BCS Business Analysis Foundation Online Course Curriculum
BCS Business Analysis Foundation
- 1.1 The origins of Business Analysis
- 1.2 Development of Business Analysis
- 1.3 Scope of Business Analysis work
- 1.4 Business Analysis
- 1.5 Taking a holistic approach
- 1.6 The role and responsibilities of a Business Analyst
- 2.1 Behavioural skills and personal qualities
- 2.2 Professional techniques
- 2.3 Business knowledge
- 2.4 The development of competencies
- 3.1 The context of stategy
- 3.2 The definition of Strategy
- 3.3 Strategy development
- 3.4 External environment analysis
- 3.5 Internal environment analysis
- 3.6 SWOT Analysis
- 3.7 Implementing strategy
- 4.1 An approach to problem solving
- 4.2 Five stages of the Process Model
- 4.3 Investigate the situation
- 4.4 Consider the perspectives
- 4.5 Analyse the needs
- 4.6 Evaluate the options
- 4.7 Define the requirements
- 4.8 Delivering the changes
- 5.1 Preparation
- 5.2 Interviews
- 5.3 Observation
- 5.4 Workshops
- 5.5 Scenarios
- 5.6 Prototyping
- 5.7 Quantitative approaches
- 5.8 Documenting the current situation
- 6.1 Categories and identification
- 6.2 Analysing stakeholders
- 6.3 Managing stakeholders
- 6.4 Stakeholder perspectives
- 6.5 Business Activity Models
- 7.1 Organisational context
- 7.2 An alternative view of an organisation
- 7.3 The organisational view of Business Processes
- 7.4 Value Chain and Value Proposistions
- 7.5 Business Process Models
- 7.6 Analysing the “As-Is” Business Process Model
- 7.7 Improving Business Processes
- 9.1 Identifying options
- 9.2 Assessing Project Feasibility
- 9.3 Structure of a Business Case
- 9.4 Cost and Benefits
- 9.5 Investment Appraisal
- 9.6 Presenting the Business Case
- 10.1 Requirements engineering
- 10.2 Requirements elicitation
- 10.3 Requirements analysis
- 10.4 Requirements validation
- 11.1 The Requirements catalogue
- 11.2 Documenting requirements
- 11.3 Managing requirements
- 12.1 Use Case Modelling
- 12.2 Entity Relationship Modelling
- 12.3 Class Modelling