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 07/04/2020 Ipswich
3 Days
£3844
BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice 14/04/2020 Ipswich
3 Days
£3844
BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice 05/05/2020 Ipswich
3 Days
£3844
BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice 26/05/2020 Ipswich
3 Days
£3844
BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice 22/12/2020 Ipswich
3 Days
£3844

ABOUT Ipswich

Ipswich, the county town of Suffolk and non-metropolitan district located 60 miles northeast of London. It lies at the mouth of the Orwell River with a population of around 133,384 according to 2011 census. The town derived its name either from Orwell estuary or an Anglo-Saxon personal name and it was also referred as Gippeswic, Yppswyche, and Gyppewicus. The town became famous in early times for its major port Ipswich Dock which has been England’s one of the major trading port. It was also considered UK’s one of the most prosperous city since Anglo-Saxon period.

History

Ipswich is one of the oldest inhabited towns in the England. The history of the town traced its roots back to the Roman period. The rural towns and settlements were connected to the area around the town via the rivers Gipping and Orwell during the Roman Empire. The largest Roman villa and fort were built during the Roman Empire and still stands at Castle Hill and Walton near Felixstowe respectively. The Sutton Hoo treasures and replicas of the Roman Mildenhall are still preserved in the museum of the town. The modern town has been continuously occupied around Ipswich dock since the Saxon period. After the abandonment of Roman period, the development of coastal states of north-western Europe came into existence. The former Roman ports of London served as major communication and trading port between eastern Britain and the continents of Scandinavia and Rhine.

The first large-scale potteries were established in the town with the arrival of Frisian potters from Netherlands in the 7th century. The Shrine of Our Lady of Grace of the town became a famous pilgrimage destination and attracted many pilgrims during the middle ages. The independent Ipswich Institute reading room and library were built in 1824 and still survives today. The town was targeted by German Zeppelins and bombing raids during the First and Second World War resulted in many casualties and destruction of the area in and around the docks. The town has undergone a considerable redevelopment around the waterfront and industrial dock area was rebuilt into the residential and commercial centre. Ipswich has made several attempts for attaining the city status but all the bids remain unsuccessful and it remains as a town.

Culture

The town has a number of galleries and three museums include Christchurch Mansion Ipswich Transport Museum, Ipswich Museum, Ancient House and Christchurch Mansion. New works of art are continuously promoted by the Borough Council. The New Wolsey Company took on the management of New Wolsey Theatre built on the Civic Drive accommodating 400 people. The summer arts festival is celebrated every year and known as Ipswich Arts Festival.

Industry

Ipswich is county town of agricultural Suffolk and home to famous agricultural manufacturers. Adastral Science Park is located to the east of the town, earlier the area was being used by the British Telecom Research Laboratories. The insurance business is the key employment sector and employs the majority of the workforce in the town. Other employers include Legal and General, Axa, LV, Churchill, and Willis. The experienced and skilled workforce has contributed to the establishment of the ancillary works in the past few years. Every year millions of tons of cargo are being handled in the famous port named as Haven port.

Education

There are several state-funded secondary and independent schools in the town include Copleston and Northgate High Schools, Ipswich School, Ipswich High School and Ipswich Academy. Suffolk New College, University of Suffolk and Sixth Form College serves the residents of the town and neighbouring area.

Notable Personalities

List of famous residents includes Thomas Wolsey, Alf Ramsey, Sarah Trimmer, Bobby Robson, Richard Ayoade and Thomas Gainsborough.

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