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BCS Foundation in Business Analysis

BCS Accredited Training Provider
Duration
3 Days
Weekdays
Delivery Method
Classroom / Online
Max. 12 Delegates
Exam
Yes
Included
Price (inc. Exam)
£995.00 + VAT
(£874 as a package)
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Course Overview

The Foundation in Business Analysis course provides an ideal introduction to business analysis and the role of the business analyst. Delegates will learn to identify and evaluate options for improving business services and processes and develop the skills and knowledge to support successful business change programmes using a comprehensive range of business analysis concepts, approaches and techniques.

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  • London: etc.venues Fenchurch St

    8 Fenchurch Place, London, EC3M 4PB.

    This location is within a 10 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 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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BCS Foundation in Business Analysis

Course Overview

The Foundation in Business Analysis course provides an ideal introduction to business analysis and the role of the business analyst. Delegates will learn to identify and evaluate options for improving business services and processes and develop the skills and knowledge to support successful business change programmes using a comprehensive range of business analysis concepts, approaches and techniques.

Foundation in Business Analysis is a Foundation 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 Certificate - the BCS Diploma in Business Analysis.

Foundation in Business Analysis is a KNOWLEDGE based specialist module of the BCS Business Analysis 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)
  • Practical classroom group exercises
  • A realistic case study
  • BCS exam
  • BCS Business Analysis book
  • 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 the role and competencies of a business analyst
  • Identify and evaluate options for improving the business
  • Apply investigative techniques, including interviews, workshops, prototyping and scenarios
  • Categorise, analyse and manage stakeholders
  • Make a business case and assess feasibility
  • Document, manage and validate requirements
  • Prepare for the BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis

Who Should Attend?

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

Course Content

What is Business Analysis?
  • The business change lifecycle
  • Principles of business analysis and the business analyst role
The Competencies of a Business Analyst
  • The T-shaped professional
  • Areas of business analysis competency
The Strategic Context for Business Analysis
  • PESTLE, VMOST, CSFs, KPIs, SWOT
  • Strategy execution techniques
The Business Analysis Service Framework
  • Services in the The Business Analysis Service Framework
Investigating the Business Situation
  • Workshops, observation, interviews, scenarios, prototyping, user
  • role analysis, quantitative approaches, diagrammatic techniques
Analysing and Managing Stakeholders
  • Stakeholder categorisation and analysis techniques
  • Defining stakeholder responsibilities using RACI
Improving Business Services and Processes
  • Business process hierarchy and modelling
  • Improving business processes
  • Customer journey maps
Defining the Solution
  • Gap analysis and developing options
  • Design thinking
Making the Business Case
  • Business case lifecycle and development
  • Feasibility assessment and investment appraisal
Requirements
  • Establishing the requirements
  • Documenting, modelling, validating and managing requirements
  • Delivering the requirements
Delivering the Business Solution
  • The role of the business analyst in the business change lifecycle
  • Design, development, test and implementation
  • The benefits plan

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.
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 sit a one-hour multiple choice examination at the end of the course. Successful candidates are awarded the BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis.

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