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BCS Business Analysis Foundation Certificate

Develop your all-round BA skills with the BCS Foundation Certificate. Gain a full overview of the BA ecosystem, focusing on requirements engineering and beyond.

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Take the first step on a career path with high earning potential and strong job prospects

Certify your Business Analysis skills with the BCS Business Analysis Foundation course and uncover the benefits. This course will boost your value when applying for new roles and also enhance your significance in a project team. The BA Foundation certificate is a practical course that is particularly useful for current or aspiring Business Analysts wanting to develop their knowledge of the field in which they work, focusing on requirements engineering and beyond.

Use this course as your gateway to further BCS BA certifications or go one step further and get the Diploma!

This course is also IIBA Accredited, contributing 21 CDUs towards your CCBA or CBAP qualification.

Target Audience

This course has no prerequisites and is able to be undertaken by anyone interested in Business Analysis.

  • Current and prospective Business Analysts looking to improve their BA knowledge.

  • Business Analysts looking to accredit their skills for recognition among employers, clients and peers.

  • BA’s of any level looking to achieve the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis.

  • Anyone looking to understand Business Analysis terminology.

What You’ll Learn

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the role and competencies of a business analyst
  • Understand and elicit strategy analysis
  • Demonstrate business system and business process modelling
  • Implement stake holder management
  • Utilise investigation and modelling techniques
  • Elicit requirements
  • Show business case development
  • Understand management of business change

Course Content

  • Introduction to Business Analysis
  • Role of the Business Analyst
  • Business strategy analysis
  • The Business Analysis process model
  • Investigation techniques
  • Stakeholder analysis
  • Modelling the business system
  • Business process modelling
  • Requirements engineering
  • Modelling the IT system
  • Making a business and financial case
  • Managing business change

Concepts and Terminology

  • Business activity models
  • Business case
  • Change management
  • External environment analysis
  • Internal environment analysis
  • Modelling systems
  • Observation
  • Process modelling
  • Prototyping
  • Requirements analysis
  • Requirements documentation
  • Requirements engineering
  • Requirements validation
  • Regression testing
  • Resource audit
  • Scenarios
  • Soft Systems methodology
  • Stakeholder analysis
  • Strategy analysis
  • SWOT analysis
  • Workshops
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  Examination ($400 + GST)

Candidates take a 1 hour, 40-question, multiple-choice exam, scheduled on the final day of the face-to-face course.

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"I thoroughly enjoyed and gained a lot of value from this course. The content presented which was relevant and well tailored, together with a highly experienced subject matter expert who was engaging and well experienced made this a very rewarding and pleasurable experience."

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