BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis - 1 Day

Cement Your Business Analysis Knowledge
Overview

Designed to be taken by candidates who have completed our Fundamentals of Business Analysis - including BCS Requirements Engineering course, this draws together and helps you to revise the key concepts, techniques and approaches required within Business Analysis.

This course is a great wrap-up-and-remind, designed to help BCS Diploma candidates to cover the final elements required in the BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis syllabus and to complete the exam.

Course Code
CBA1FND
Duration
1 Day
Delivery Style
Classroom
Course Type
Public or Private
Max Delegates
12
Available as Nutshell
No

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Purpose of this course

To prepare attendees for the BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis Exam. This one day course covers revision, and exam technique.

Who is this course for

This course is suitable for those who want to formalise their learning regarding concepts and techniques associated with Business Analysis and obtain the BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis.

You will learn how to

Interpret the key techniques and concepts of Business Analysis and portray your understanding through the exam at the end of the day.

Benefits for your organisation

Enable your candidates to formalise their learning and achieve recognition for it on the final course required within the Diploma.

Benefits for you as an individual

Achieve the BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis as the final course required within the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis.

This one day course covers revision, exam technique and the exam for the Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis.

The following may be covered during the revision day:

  • What is a Business Analyst? 
  • The competencies of a Business Analyst
  • Strategy analysis 
  • The Business Analysis process model
  • Investigation techniques 
  • Stakeholder analysis and management 
  • Modelling business processes
  • Defining the solution 
  • Making a business and financial case
  • Establishing the requirements
  • Documenting and managing requirements 
  • Modelling requirements
  • Delivering the requirements
  • Delivering the business solution
Prerequisites

Attendees must have completed our Fundamentals of Business Analysis - including BCS Requirements Engineering course and completed Requirements Engineering, Business Analysis Practice and Modelling Business Processes exams with us to be eligible to attend.

Pre-course work required

The syllabus for this course and exam is based on the BCS publication Business Analysis, Third Edition. It is strongly recommended that delegates purchase and familiarise themselves with this book before attending the course. The headings listed in the syllabus relate to the relevant chapter headings, section headings and text included in this publication.

The BCS reading text is not included in the course fee and delegates should obtain their own copy in order to complete the pre-reading. The ISBN number for the book is 9781780172774 and it is available direct from the BCS, or from most on-line book retailers.

More about the exam

The Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis exam is taken on the final afternoon of the course. It is a one hour, multiple choice, closed book exam meaning no materials can be taken into the examination room. Candidates need to score a minimum of 26 marks out of 40 to pass the examination. Candidates who pass the exam are awarded the BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis.

To support preparation for taking the exam we provide delegates with three sample BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis exam papers during the course.

About the Lead Trainer

Chris is Quanta's Operations Director and is responsible for ensuring the overall smooth running of the business.

Outside of work Chris is a keen volleyball player, he has played national league volleyball for many years and has also tried his hand at coaching, as well as being a qualified volleyball referee. He also loves travelling and is a keen photographer.

Quick Fact: Chris was part of the London 2012 Olympics & Paralympics, spending most of the summer down in the capital as a Field of Play Attendant for the Beach Volleyball and then as a National Technical Officer line judging at the Sitting Volleyball.