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 Harrogate
3 Days
£3844

ABOUT Harrogate

Harrogate is a district situated in the shire county of North Yorkshire. The town is famous for its Spa Industry. It is also a tourist place. The major attractions of the town are RHS Harlow Carr gardens and spa waters. The city also has a National park. In the 17th century, the town was divided into High Harrogate and Low Harrogate. Now the two towns combined known as Harrogate. People are very friendly there and in the survey of 2013, it was voted as the happiest place among any other cities in the England. Elements such as common salt, Sulphur and Iron are found in huge quantity in the Spa water. In the Georgian era of the 16th century, this town was famously known as The English Spa. The Iron-rich water had been used for medical treatment for two centuries (17th and 18th). Because of this sure shot treatment, there had been a large number of people migrated to this town. So, it added a lot more wealth in the basket of the town.

History

As per the records of the 13th century, the earlier names of the town were Harrowgate, Harrogate and Harwegate. Still, no one could explain the origin of the town. During the late 13th century, King Edward III admittedly the Knaresborough forest to his son John. He was Duke of Lancaster. The root cause of the development of the Harrogate was owing to Sulphur and Iron-rich water. William Slingsby found the similar properties of Belgian spa water in the water of Tewit well. Edmund Deane gave a push to the importance of water and published in its book. A very important episode of past i.e creation of water gas by Engineer Samson Fox is also associated with the town. His invention was in the field of heating and gas lighting. By using this, he lit Parliament Street by water-gas. He had been mayor for 3 terms.

Geography

The town provides shelter to many travellers working in Bradford and Leeds. The property prices are very high here. There are many properties in the town as well as villages that have worth more than 1 million pounds. The climatic condition of the town is dry in summer and mild during winters.  There are many towns that have establishments below the Harrogate.

Economy and Landmarks

The economy of the town is very strong. It is also one of the flexible economies in the Britain.  The Harrogate International Centre hosts the conferences appreciated at the global level. It earns huge revenue from here. This Centre is appreciated by all over the Britain and Europe as well. Other famous items that have been exported by Harrogate are Farrah’s Toffee, Harrogate Blue Cheese, Harrogate Bluewater, and Yorkshire Tea. The famous Architect Temple Lushington Moore constructed a famous building St Wilfrid in the town. The Frank Matcham renowned Royal Hall Theatre is also in the city. The Royal Pump Room representing town’s spa industry also attracts tourists to the town. Other prominent places are Montpellier quarter, The Valley Gardens, Crescent Gardens and a few more.

Culture

The today’s Harrogate Theatre helped the British soldiers that were fighting Boer War in South Africa. The North of England’s leading arts festival i.e Harrogate Festival of Arts and Science has also been celebrating in the city. As per channel 4 TV show 2005, it stood at third place to live in the UK. The number dropped to one in the next year.

Sport and Transport

The Finish Line of the first stage of the Tour de France is organised by Harrogate Authority. The Event attracted a huge bulk of the crowd from other parts of the world and it was telecast to the global audience. It is well connected with road, railway and air.

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