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 Luton
3 Days
£3844
BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice 22/12/2020 Luton
3 Days
£3844

ABOUT Luton

Luton is a large town in the historic county Bedfordshire in the East of England with a population of around 216,800 according to 2011 census. It is situated 30 miles northwest of London and 22 miles southeast of Milton Keynes. London Luton Airport, one of the major airport of United Kingdom is located 1.7 miles east of the town centre and was opened in 1938. The town is home to the University of Bedfordshire and the English Football League Two team or League Two team is also based in the city. The town remained popular for its hat making business for many years. The headquarters of the Vauxhall Motors, one of the oldest vehicle manufacturers in Great Britain is based in the town. The largest one day carnival of Europe ‘Luton International Carnival’ is held every year in the Luton.

History

The traces of the early human settlement of the area was found at Mixes hill and Round Green. The 250,000 years old Palaeolithic encampments were also found at the same place. The remains of the Neolithic period included Waulud’s Bank is much more common. It has been believed that the town is discovered by the Anglo-Saxons in the 6th century and named the city after River Lea. The town’s population was around 800, and the economy was based on the agriculture. The work of the St Mary’s Church was completed in 1137. In 1139, a motte and bailey castle was built, later on, it was demolished in 1154. The place of the castle is now occupied by British fashion and homeware retailer, Matalan. There were six watermills in the town during the Medieval Period.  

In the 13th century, a market for surrounding villages was held in the town every year. The second fair was granted to the town from 1338 with the growth of the town. The town was severally affected by the large fire in 1336. However, the town was rebuilt rapidly after the fire. The agriculture base of the town was replaced by brick making industry in the 16th century, and many older wooden houses were rebuilt in brick. The Royalists entered the town during the English Civil War and demanded goods and money in the 17th century. The royalists were attacked by parliamentary forces, and most of the royalists escaped from the town. The hat making industry dominated the economy of the town by the 18th century. The hat making business is still into operations but on the very smaller scale. In 1722, the first Luton Workhouse was built on Dunstable Road.

The population of the town was recorded 3095 in 1801. The town saw a large expansion in the 19th century resulted in the population of around 39,000 by 1901. The gas was supplied to the town in 1834 and gas street lights were elevated in 1847. The work of water and sewerage system was completed in 1860 followed by the major epidemic cholera spread in the town in 1848. The town gained the status of the borough in 1876. The hat making industry was replaced by other industries in the 20th century. The largest car plant was opened by Vauxhall Motors in 1905 and employed 30,000 people. The production of cars was ended in 2000, and the plant closed in 2002.   

Economy

Traditionally, the town’s economy has been based on Car manufacturing and engineering sector. The focus of the economy is now shifting to service industry particularly in the retail and airport sectors. However, the light industry still operates in the town. The town is home to the headquarters of the well-known firms including Monarch Airlines, EasyJet, Vauxhall Motors and Impellam Group. The principal employers in the town include Luton Borough Council, Aircraft Service International Group, Menzies Aviation, University of Bedfordshire and Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

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