BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis

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BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis

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BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis

Course information

Certification Details

Certification: International Diploma in Business Analysis

Accredited by: BCS (The Chartered Institute of IT)

What's Included

  • 4 prerequisite Business Analysis certifications, including examinations
  • Oral preparation course
  • International Diploma oral examination
  • Business Analysis scenario-based workbooks
  • Practice examinations
  • Module quizzes
  • 24 months unlimited access
  • Qualified tutor support
  • Dedicated learner support team
  • Unrivalled career support

Courses Included

You will start your study journey by choosing one of the following BCS Knowledge–Based Specialist Modules:

After completing your Knowledge-Based Module you will study both BCS Core Modules:

You will then study the below BCS Practitioner Specialist Module:

IIBA Exemption

Learners holding the IIBA CBAP qualifications are exempt from the BCS Certificate in Requirements Engineering and the knowledge-based specialist module.

IREB Exemption

Learners who have completed IREB’s Certified Professional for Requirements Engineering (CPRE) Foundation level will be exempt from taking the BCS Certificate in Requirements Engineering to achieve their Business Analysis Diploma.

Oral Preparation Course

Once you have passed all the required business analysis modules you have the option to complete an oral preparation course.

The oral preparation course has been specifically designed to support and prepare you for your International Diploma oral examination. This preparation course is aimed at testing the knowledge and skills you have gained from your four chosen modules. You will be given scenario-based practice questions relevant to your chosen modules to help prepare you for the official oral examination. We encourage you to complete this course before booking your examination.

Exam Details

Once you have successfully complete the examinations of your four chosen modules you will need to book an oral examination and pass this to earn your International Diploma in Business Analysis.

International Diploma in Business Analysis oral examination

Your oral exam will be conducted by two different examiners from BCS, and can take up to 50 minutes. The oral exam will cover the modules you have studied. In your oral exam, you are typically given a scenario to apply your knowledge accordingly and for the examiners to see that you can apply the tools and techniques when working as a BA in an organisation.

We would encourage you to sit the oral examination within 12 months of successfully completing the four pre-requisite modules mentioned previously.

Venue: Online

Career Path Opportunities

  • Junior Business Analyst
  • Senior Business Analyst
  • Contract business analyst
  • IT Business Analyst
  • Requirements engineer
  • Business requirements analyst
  • User experience analyst (UX analyst)
  • Business process analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • Solutions Architect

Why Learn With Us

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Career Support

Students receive access to our recruitment resource pack which includes our CV review guide, enabling you to showcase your new skills.

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Student Support

Our dedicated student support team is only a phone call or email away, to answer your questions and help you prepare for exams.

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Flexible Finance

Our 0% interest finance plans are fully flexible and range from 6 to 12 months, allowing you to enrol on your course with complete peace of mind.

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Partnered with Leaders

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Expert Team

Our team undergo daily training for the latest updates and demands in the industry, to help find you the perfect role to begin your career.

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Course Curriculum

International Diploma in Business Analysis

  1. What is Business Analysis
  2. The Competencies of a Business Analyst
  3. The Strategic Context for Business Analysis
  4. The Business Analysis Service Framework
  5. Investigating the Business Situation
  6. Analysing and Managing Stakeholders
  7. Improving Business Services and Processes
  8. Defining the Solution
  9. Making the Business Case
  10. Establishing the Requirements
  11. Documents and Modelling Requirements
  12. Validating and Managing Requirements
  13. Delivering the Requirements
  14. Delivering the Business Solution
  1. Business Change Principles
  2. Business Alignment
  3. Business Improvement Definition
  4. Business Change Design and Development
  5. Business Change Implementation
  6. Benefits Management and Realisation
  1. Rationale for Business Analysis
  2. Understanding the Strategic Context
  3. Understanding the Current Situation
  4. Stakeholder Analysis and Management
  5. Analysing and Modelling Business Activities
  6. Identifying Potential Solutions
  7. Building the Business Case
  1. Introduction to Requirements Engineering
  2. Hierarchy of Requirements
  3. Stakeholders in the Requirements Process
  4. Requirements Elicitation
  5. Use of Models in Requirements Engineering
  6. Requirements Documentation
  7. Requirements Analysis
  8. Requirements Validation
  9. Requirements Management
  1. The Context for Business Processing Modelling
  2. The Organisational Context for Business Processes
  3. Modelling the Business Processes
  4. Documenting Tasks
  5. Improving Business Processes

Why Get Qualified?

Gain new skills and knowledge

Thinking ahead and learning the skills needed to move forward in your current career path will mean you are more likely to be considered for future roles.

Gain credibility early in your career

A certification from IT Online Learning shows prospective employees that you have the right skills and credentials needed to succeed in your career.

Increase your opportunity for promotion

Gaining the right set of qualifications will increase your chances of moving into a supervisory or management role, giving you the opportunity to increase your salary.

Average Salary Projection

Source: Adzuna
Average Salary
Senior Business Analyst
Average Salary
You Can Earn
Average Salary
Business Consultant

Salary Projection

Average Salary

Business Analyst


You can earn an average of £45k a year

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