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The BCS Business Analysis Foundation Certificate is an excellent introduction to the fundamentals of business analysis and its key approaches. With this internationally-recognised qualification you’ll be joining the ranks of over 100,000 qualified individuals worldwide. A highly-valuable qualification for anyone looking to step into a new career as a Business Analyst, or for a Project Manager looking to add more expertise to their role through broadening their understanding of business analysis.

The BCS Business Analysis Foundation Certificate will give you a firm grounding in business analysis theory and practice. You’ll learn how to drive business growth, help your organisation adapt to change, and meet ambitious business goals. You’ll also cover essential topics including strategy analysis, business modeling, and making a business case.

Our virtual learning environment offers you a highly-flexible way to study, ensuring you can fit your studies around your commitments. You’ll get 24/7 access to our virtual learning environment with a range of interactive resources, forums, and tutor support.

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Those with no prior knowledge of business analysis

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Online learning

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Online: Flexible start

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Online: 20 hours

BCS Business Analysis Foundation Certificate overview

  • Key outcomes

    • The role and competencies of a Business Analyst
    • Strategy analysis
    • The business analysis process model
    • Investigation techniques
    • Stakeholder analysis and management
    • Modelling business systems and processes
    • Gathering the requirements
    • Documenting and managing requirements
    • Modelling requirements
    • Delivering the requirements
    • Making a business and financial case
    • Implementing business change

  • What's included

    • Expert tutor support
    • Online study materials
    • Interactive quizzes
    • Progress review
    • Mock exams
    • Learner community forums

  • Assessment

    1 hour online exam – 40 multiple choice questions – 65% pass mark
  • Prerequisites

    No formal qualifications are required to start studying this course
  • Progression

    Upon completing the BCS Business Analysis Foundation Certificate course you could consider complimenting your business analysis qualification with a project management qualification, such as PRINCE2 Foundation or APM Project Fundamentals
  • Career path

    Upon completing this course you will be eligible for the following types of roles: Business Manager and Business Analyst
  • Payment

    BCS Business Analysis Foundation Certificate £299 (inc. VAT).
    Please contact a Course Adviser for further information on additional exam fees
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