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 14/12/2020 Bristol
3 Days
£1424

ABOUT Bristol

  A city as well as a county in South West England, the Bristol city is the 12th largest in England in terms of area and 10th in terms of population. According to the latest census conducted in 2017, Bristol has a citizen strength of 454,200.

Bristol received its royal charter in 1155 AD and till the 14th century, it remained divided between Gloucestershire and Somerset before becoming a county itself. Bristol remained in a strong financial position during the 13th to the 18th century as it stood third in England in terms of tax receipts. It was only during the Industrial Revolution that the cities of Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool surpassed Bristol. The currency in use in Bristol is also the largest being used in the United Kingdom – the Bristol Pound.

As far as education is concerned, Bristol houses two universities – The University of Bristol and the University of the West of England. Besides it also houses sporting and artistic venues such as the Spike Island, Memorial Stadium and Ashton Gate.

Bristol has been known for explorations since long. Explorers have many times visited the North Americas on their ships. John Cabot, the first European to visit the North America since the Vikings started his voyage from Bristol. Ships from Bristol also carried slaves from Africa to Americas during the 18th and the 19th centuries. In 1807 2000 slave ships carried 500,000 slaves to the Americas from Africa.

Sports

The city of is home to clubs playing almost every sport such as football, rugby, cricket, basketball and many others. Bristol City and Bristol Rovers‍ are the Football League clubs in Bristol. The former club, Bristol City, was formed in 1897 and within a span of 10 years they ended up as runner-ups in 1907 in the Division One league. In 1909 they ended up as runner-ups in FA Cup final. However, they started sinking thereafter and by 1982 declared themselves to be bankrupt. In 2007 they got promoted to the second tier of the English League where they lost to Hull City in the playoffs for being promoted to the Premier League.

Bristol Rovers came into existence in 1883 and since then have won Division Three South in 1952–53 and Division Three in 198990 and the Watney Cup in 1972. They ended up as runners-up in 2006-2007 for the Johnstone's Paint Trophy.

The Bristol also plays rugby. Formed in 1888, Bristol Rugby was earlier known as Bristol Football Club. Since 1888, the club has been constantly performing at very high levels of the game.

Gloucestershire County Cricket Club is known to play county cricket at the Bristol County Ground. The Bristol County Ground is also known as the only international sports ground in the south west of England. The club won 9 trophies between 1999 and 2006. During this period it also acquired a double-double by winning both the Benson & Hedges trophy and the C& G trophy in two consecutive years i.e. 1999 and 2000.

Transport

There are two main railway stations in Bristol - Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway. Bristol Temple Meads offers fast-running trains to local, regional, London Paddington and CrossCountry trains. There are such trains running from Bristol Parkway also that connect to Cardiff Central, Swansea, and London Paddington. There are Cross-Country services to the North East and Birmingham. The South Western Railway also offers some limited service to London Waterloo via Clapham Junction.

Bristol is also coming up with a new bus rapid transit system or the Metrobus that will provide a faster and better bus service to reduce overcrowding. This system of rapid transportation will be able to run concurrently on both bus lanes as well as secluded and directed busways.

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