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 22/12/2020 Bolton
3 Days
£3844

ABOUT Bolton

Bolton is a town under the administration of northwest region of Great Manchester, England.  Earlier it was known as Mill town. It is famous for textile Centers during the 14th century. The Flemish weavers boosted this industry with their good skills in the field. They introduced best quality cloth. They exported weaved cloth to whole Europe. During 1929, the number of cotton mill went to 216 by cutting the mustard in this sector. Wool and Cotton weaving tradition boom at the same speed. The population of the town is 1.5 lakh whereas the urban town has a population of 2 lakh 70 thousand. An unfortunate incident associated with its history where hundreds of people were killed and others got homeless. Some of them were put inside the prison. Bolton Wanderers is the famous football club of the region. The native people follow this game with full zeal. A great wrestler, world heavyweight champion and a lot more Amir Khan were born on this land.

History

The name is derived from Ancient English word i.e. both-tun. This city got the best motto i.e. overcome difficulties. As the city people had seen so many tough days in the past, now they are well groomed to face all such problems. It is of either nature such as natural, social or economic. The earlier history of the town started with civil wars among various ethnic groups of the region. The throne of the region shifted to various leaders from time to time i.e. Roger de Poitou then to Roger de Meresheys and followed by Pilkington’s. English Civil war leads to the demand of parliamentarian type of government but unluckily, it was not supported by all walk of society and it leads to few deadly attacks.

Governance

The 18 towns of Bolton divided by the River coral. Prominently, it divided into little Bolton and great Bolton. It is the parliamentary type of government. Bolton east and Boston west are two constituencies. Further, Bolton east divided into Bolton northeast and Bolton south east. There are total 60 councillors in 20 wards with 3 councillors in each ward.

Geography and Demography

It is northwest of England and near to West Pennine Moors. The Manchester city is also near to it. It is located in the middle of the low hills. Because of the hills, it has been protected from the fast winds and generally gets low rainfall. During the summer season, the rainfall is slightly high. Most of the people born in England. The white people are in majority with 83%. The Christian religion is followed by maximum people.

Economy and Transport

The heavy industry drastically shifted towards services industry. Around 37% population is under full-time employment.  4.2% do not get jobs. It is also a centre for the missile production aerospace. Reebok, the famous clothing brand has headquartered in this city. There is a number of projects that have been allotted and finalized by the government from 2017 to 2027. The Bolton innovation zone gets the lion’s share in the development Project. It is well connected with all the national routes. The South to North corridor is connected with A6. M61 is the junction point for 3 different directions of the town.

Sports and Education

Bolton Wanderers F.C is the famous football club. Other famous sports such as Hockey, Rugby, Cricket, Baseball and Speed Way Racing also followed with the same zeal. Started in the 15th century, Bolton school has been giving its services as a grammar school boys. Later, a new free grammar school opened. Both merged after 15 years and now recognised as one.

Religion

As per the 2001 census, 75% people of Bolton borough follow Christian religion. Other communities are Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu, Jewish, Sikh and their percentage is written in descending order as per above-mentioned names. About 9% people have no religion.

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