BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice

Growing with Business Analysis

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

It was in the year 2004 (barely 13 years ago) that the International Institute of Business Analysis was founded. It is a concept much older than that. The BCS or the British Computer Society which is now responsible for awarding Business Analysis certification to the delegates was established around 60 years ago in 1957 AD. It was only in the last 10 years or so that developments took place in the field of Business Analysis at a very rapid pace. Business Analysis lays emphasis on refining the present business situations and recognizing business solutions for the problems faced by the businesses.

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WHAT'S INCLUDED ?

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Courseware

Courseware will also be provided to the delegates so that they can revise the course after the training.

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Tutor Support

A dedicated tutor will be at your disposal throughout the training to guide you through any issues.

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Key Learning Points

Clear and concise objectives to guide delegates through the course.

PREREQUISITES

The course by BCS carries mandatory perquisites. However the delegates must always be in possession of an identification proof which has to be produced whenever demanded by the BCS invigilator. In case the delegates fail to do so may they may be automatically disqualified from the exam.

Those delegates who have a different language other than English or are differently abled must inform this to BCS at least two weeks in advance. The delegates might not get this special oppurtunity if they are unable to do so.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This course is a part of the Core Module and every candidate who wishes to obtain the Business Analysis skills needs to go through this exam. Besides, all those professionals who are involved in decision making in an organisation can also opt for the course.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

  • Developing a Business Approach
  • Uses of Strategic Analysis Techniques
  • Requirement of Project Discipline
  • Use various methods to recognize and progress upon an Organization’s Business System
  • Importance of Stakeholder Management
  • Learning to use a Stakeholder Analysis Technique
  • Techniques to Analyse and Model Business Systems
  • How to identify recommendations for business improvement?
  • Describeathe contents of a thorough business case for the upgrading and execution of business changes
  • Using a business case determine costs, benefits, impacts and risks for an option

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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The course lays the fundamentals of Business Analysis for the delegates which they require to possess while at their organisation. Besides, the delegates get to work on real-life situations using which they are able to familiarize themselves with the following concepts:

  • GAP Analysis
  • SWOT analysis
  • Identification and evaluation of possible solutions
  • Managing Stakeholder
  • Modeling of Business Activities
  • Business Situation Investigation
  • Analysing Key Issues and their Root Causes

 

The delegates go through this course learning from real-life examples and demos the skills they need to use while at their organisation.

The course provides both theories as well as practical sessions for the delegates using case studies and other resources.

Exam :

The exam is having a 60-minute duration and is Open Book type exam. BCS requires the delegate to score a minimum of 50% marks to be certified.


PROGRAM CONTENT

  • Business analysis rationale
    • The scope of business analysis
    • Definition of business analysis
    • The development of business analysis
    • The business change life-cycle
    • Roles in business analysis
  • Strategic Analysis In Context
    • External review –PESTLE, Five Forces Analysis
    • Internal analysis –Resource Audit, MOST
    • Building a SWOT analysis
    • Critical success factors and key performance indicators
    • Measuring performance –the Balanced Business Scorecard
  • Business Analysis – A Project Approach
    • Starting Up A business analysis study
    • Defining terms of reference
  • Understanding business situations
    • Review of investigation techniques
    • Detailing the market situation using:
      • Prolific pictures
      • Mind maps
      • Fish-bone diagrams
  • Business perspectives
    • Identifying stakeholders
    • Analysing stakeholders– Power/Interest Grid, RACI
    • Stakeholder management strategies
    • Defining business aspects – CATWOE
  • Analysing and modeling the business actions
    • Process of joining building harmony and viewpoints
    • Business Action Types
    • Building a conceptual business action model
  • Classifying potential solutions
    • Define Business events and Business rules
    • Describe Business process models
    • What is the gap between the desired and present state?
    • Identifying areas for business improvement – POP-IT
    • Taking a holistic approach to business improvement
  •  Making the business case
    • Analysing feasibility
    • Contents of a business case
    • Options
    • Costs and benefits
    • Impacts and risks
    • Life-cycle for the business case

DATES, PRICES AND EVENTS

Course Name Dates Duration Price
BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice 26/05/2020 Bedford
3 Days
£3844
BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice 22/12/2020 Bedford
3 Days
£3844

ABOUT Bedford

Bedford is county town with 80 thousand population. The last census conducted in the year of 2015. The approximate population of Bedford is 1 lakh 67 thousand. A river Great Ouse also flows in the city. Henry, I built Bedford Castle. The same infrastructure was destroyed in 1224. It has been representing the Parliament seat since 1265. A large population of Italy migrated to this town in the past. They proved to be the workforce for this city and helped in the economic sector in the past.

History

The origin of Town’s name is based on the chief of Saxon. He was commonly called Beda. According to some historians, the name is also derived from the river Great Ouse. During the early middle ages, it was an agricultural region where the market was operated nearby town. The wool was a major and crucial industry at that time. The other important industry of the town was Lace industry. Brewing leads the business after the decline of the wool industry. During the mid-18th century, there was an introduction of the railways. The 19th century saw an amazing shift of the industry towards engineering sector.

Governance

Among the Borough of Bedford, Bedford city is the biggest town. The whole administration was looking after by the Mayor. He is also known as Mayor of Bedford. The present mayor belongs to Liberal Democrat party.  His name is Dave Hodgson. There are total 10 wards in the city.

Geography and climate

Some major towns and villages such as Kempton, Elstow, Reinhold, and Ravensden are located near to the city. It has a maritime climate similar to the most of the United Kingdom. It got rainfall for the whole year. Bedford airport is the local official met office. It provides day to day update of weather to nearby people.

Demography and Landmarks

It is home to the Italian people. There are lakhs of Italian natives who moved to this country in the past. The major reason for this population was the migration of the labourers during the mid-19th century. Italian community, they also had their own Vice-consulate for 54 years. After the Italian population, the second most important migrated people were South Asian. River Ouse flows through the Centre of the town. A war memorial to commemorate the war heroes was built in the town during 1921.

Transport

The transportation system of the town links between the town and whole England. The major road network is A6 which connects the whole town. The bus station started its services in 2015. The whole Bedford is connected with the vast network and there is no problem of transportation.

Education

The education system of Bedford is slightly different from rest of the England. It follows the three-tier system in certain locations. The education policy was recommended by Sir Plowden in 1967. There was a referendum in 2006 to change the system, but people rejected this proposal. After 3 years, again the process was started to shift it from 3 tier to 2 tier system. It got succeeded the same year.

Religious sites

The majority of the people belong to the Christian community. Churches St. Paul’s and St. Peter’s get lion’s share of the visiting Christian community. Four mosques are also there. The Largest Sikh temple (Gurudwara) of the United Kingdom is also here. Other prominent places are Guru Ravidass and Valmiki temples.

Culture and Sports

The prominent religious community of 20th century also has their sculpture in the Panacea Museum. The country also has a famous venue. The major production houses direct many of the films in the University of Bedfordshire Theatre.

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