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BCS Accredited Examination Provider
Duration
3 Days
Weekdays
Delivery Method
Classroom
Max. 12 Delegates
Exam
Yes
Optional
Price (inc. Exam)
£795.00 + VAT
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Course Overview

The BCS Business Analysis Practice course provides the fundamental skills and framework needed by effective business analysts engaged in a business change project. An integral case study allows delegates to apply best practice analysis techniques, working with others to model an organisation and identify the opportunities for business improvement. The course follows the business analyst's involvement throughout the project, right through to post-implementation benefits realisation.

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  • London: etc.venues Liverpool St, Norton Folgate

    Bishopsgate Court, 4-12 Norton Folgate, London, E1 6DQ.

    This location is within a 5 minute walk of London Liverpool Street Station providing fantastic links to London's transport network.

    With free WiFi, lunches, teas, coffees and refreshments this location provides a comfortable environment for delegates to enjoy their course.

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  • London: etc.venues 120 Moorgate

    120 Moorgate, Moorgate, EC2M 6UR.

    Fantastic location in the City of London's Square Mile right next to Moorgate Tube Station. Vibrant, buzzy cafe and networking area with signature etc.venues coffee stations.

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  • London: etc.venues Tenter House

    45 Moorfields, Moorgate, London, EC2Y 9AE.

    Fantastic location right next to Moorgate Tube Station. Striking design, loads of daylight and great views across the City. Vibrant, buzzy cafe and networking area with signature etc.venues coffee stations.

    New 'City Mezze' food offering provides a powerful explosion of energising brain fuel packed with taste and quality.

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  • London: etc.venues Shoreditch Bonhill House

    1-3 Bonhill Street, London, EC2A 4BX.

    A converted warehouse with its own contemporary art collection - providing a stimulating environment. Great location close to Silicon Roundabout and Tech City, and a short walk from the City of London.

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Top Reasons To Choose TCC

  • Co-developer of the BCS Business Analysis certifications
  • Co-author of the official BCS book: Business Analysis
  • Our BCS courses are unique and use training materials exclusive to TCC
  • Training Business Analysts for over 30 years
  • High exam pass rates - over 95%
  • Courses delivered by experienced Business Analysts

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Date Title Days Location Price
13-Nov-2017 Business Analysis Practice 3 Manchester £1,220.00 £795.00
27-Nov-2017 Business Analysis Practice 3 London £1,220.00 £795.00
11-Dec-2017 Business Analysis Practice 3 London £1,220.00 £795.00
08-Jan-2018 Business Analysis Practice 3 London £1,220.00 £795.00
22-Jan-2018 Business Analysis Practice 3 Manchester £1,220.00 £795.00
05-Feb-2018 Business Analysis Practice 3 Birmingham £1,220.00 £795.00
19-Feb-2018 Business Analysis Practice 3 London £1,220.00 £795.00
05-Mar-2018 Business Analysis Practice 3 Manchester £1,220.00 £795.00
12-Mar-2018 Business Analysis Practice 3 Birmingham £1,220.00 £795.00
09-Apr-2018 Business Analysis Practice 3 London £1,220.00 £795.00
23-Apr-2018 Business Analysis Practice 3 Manchester £1,220.00 £795.00
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BCS Business Analysis Practice

A BCS Business Analysis Practice course will enable me to:

1
Understand how business strategy is developed
Use proven techniques to look at the strategic context of the organisation.
Appreciate the impact of business strategy
Consider business strategy when exploring business issues to ensure that solutions are effective, feasible and aligned to strategic goals.
Get the right people involved
Engage effectively with key stakeholders and analyse their different viewpoints to determine the activities necessary to meet the business objectives.
Propose recommendations for business improvement
Model the activities of the business to identify potential improvements and suggest ways to measure their effectiveness.
3
Make the business case for change
Create a rigorous business case for the development and implementation of business changes, which identifies the costs, benefits, impacts and risks of each option.

Course Overview

The BCS Business Analysis Practice course provides the fundamental skills and framework needed by effective business analysts engaged in a business change project. An integral case study allows delegates to apply best practice analysis techniques, working with others to model an organisation and identify the opportunities for business improvement. The course follows the business analyst's involvement throughout the project, right through to post-implementation benefits realisation.

Formerly Business Analysis Essentials

Business Analysis Practice is a Practitioner Certificate from the BCS Professional Certifications portfolio (formerly ISEB Certifications). It is also one of an integrated set of courses leading to the widely respected Higher Certificates: the BCS Diploma in Business Analysis, and the BCS Diploma in Solution Development.

Business Analysis Practice is a CORE module of the BCS Business Analysis Diploma. It is a PRACTITIONER specialist module of the BCS Solution Development Diploma.

What's Included?

When it comes to choosing a training provider, we recognise that it is important to know exactly what you are getting for your money.

TCC is proud to maintain some of the highest standards in the training industry.

Everything from our trainers, to the course materials and venues we use, is carefully considered to ensure that we deliver you a great course.

Take a look at what is included:

In the classroom

  • Expert Business Analysis trainer
  • Copies of all presentation slides (exclusive to TCC)
  • Comprehensive written notes (exclusive to TCC)
  • Practical classroom group exercises
  • A realistic case study which runs consistently throughout our BCS business analysis courses
  • Maximum class size of 12

At our training venues

  • A modern and comfortable training room
  • Buffet or restaurant lunch and light breakfast selection*
  • Hot & cold refreshments throughout the day

* Light breakfast selection available on city centre courses in Birmingham and at some London venues (please enquire for further information).

Course Objectives

This course will enable delegates to:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of business strategy and strategic analysis techniques
  • Act as effective members of a team investigating an organisation's business systems with a view to recommending business improvements
  • Apply techniques in order to analyse and model business systems
  • Identify recommendations for business improvement
  • Assist in the production of a rigorous business case covering the development and implementation of business changes
  • Identify how business requirements may be supported by IT systems
  • Prepare for the BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice

Who Should Attend?

Those who are likely to become involved in business analysis at any level, including:
  • Business Analysts and Systems Analysts
  • Business Managers
  • Developers
  • Project Managers and Team Leaders
  • Quality Assurance and Quality Control Managers

Course Content

Rationale
  • A lifecycle for business change
  • The role of the Business Analyst vs. the Systems Analyst
  • Purpose of analysing and modelling business systems
Strategic Analysis in Context
  • Environment analysis and SWOT
  • Overview of areas strategy including IS strategy
  • Critical success factors and key performance indicators
  • The Balanced Business Scorecard
Project Discipline for Business Analysis
  • Terms of reference/project initiation
  • Business and project objectives
  • Deliverables from business analysis
Understanding the Situation and Business Perspectives
  • Stakeholder analysis and investigative techniques
  • Identifying and defining business perspectives
  • Identifying and resolving conflicts
Analysing and Modelling Business Activities
  • Identifying activities and dependencies
  • Building a Business Activity Model (BAM)
  • Business events / activity indicators
  • Rules and constraints
Identifying Potential Solutions
  • Creative approaches to problem solving
  • Gap analysis
  • Defining a new business model
Identifying Requirements for the New Business Model
  • Presenting the business case and options for change
  • Cost-benefit, risk and impact analysis
  • Risk analysis and management
Accepting the Business Case
  • Testing the system for user acceptance
  • Managing the implementation of change and benefits realisation

Top Reasons To Choose TCC

  • Co-developer of the BCS Business Analysis certifications
  • Co-author of the official BCS book: Business Analysis
  • Our BCS courses are unique and use training materials exclusive to TCC
  • Training Business Analysts for over 30 years
  • High exam pass rates - over 95%
  • Courses delivered by experienced Business Analysts

FAQs

Will I need to do any homework during the course?
Some evening work is required during the course to help solidify the materials taught during the day and prepare for the examination.
Are there any pre-requisites for completing this course?
There are no pre-requisites for the course.
Is there an examination included with this course?
Delegates can take an optional one-hour written examination at the end of the course. Successful candidates are awarded the BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice.

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