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 20/04/2020 Manchester
3 Days
£1094
BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice 15/06/2020 Manchester
3 Days
£1094
BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice 03/08/2020 Manchester
3 Days
£1094
BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice 05/10/2020 Manchester
3 Days
£1094
BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice 30/11/2020 Manchester
3 Days
£1094

ABOUT Manchester

Manchester is one of the major cities in the northwest of England. According to 2015 census, its population was 530,300. With 2.55 million population, it is the second most popular urban area in the UK. Manchester City Council is the local authority in the Manchester.

The history of Manchester began with the civilian settlement that was established in AD 79 on a sandstone nearby the rivers Irwell and Medlock. The areas lying on the south bank of the River Mersey were merged in the 20th century and it became the part of Lanchester city.

Manchester remained the manorial township throughout the middle ages but started to expand in the turn of 19th century “at an astonishing rate”.  The unplanned urbanisation of Manchester come to boom with the revolution of textile manufacturing. As a result, it becomes the world’s first industrialised city.

Manchester gained the status of a city in 1853. In 1894, the Ship Canal was opened in Manchester. It creates the Manchester’s Port and joins the city and sea. Its prosperity fainted during the Second World War as this war resulted in deindustrialisation. In 1996, the IRA bombing led to broad investment and regeneration. 

Governance

Manchester City Council governs the city Manchester. In 1986, the prior Greater Manchester County Council was eliminated making it a unitary authority. Manchester is a member of English Core Cities Group since 1995. Thomas Greeley granted an agreement to the town of Manchester in 1301. In 1359, its borough status was gone in some court case.  

Climate

Manchester has an Oceanic temperature climate. The temperature in summer goes to 20 Celsius and reaches 25 particularly in July and August. Temperature now goes to 30 Celsius on occasions. During the winters, the temperature rarely follows below the freezing. There is general rainfall throughout the year. Manchester has an average of annual rainfall is 806.6 mm.

This means that 140.4 days per annum are rainy. The average of UK is 154.4 days per annum. It has high humidity level along with a great supply of soft water. This is one of the crucial factors that results in textile industry localization. Because of urban warming effect in the city, snowfall is not very common.

Demography

In 1931, the population of Manchester started to increase during the Victorian era. After it, the population start reducing rapidly because of the removal of the slum and the increased building of social housing overspill estates. In 2012, the estimated population was 510,700.

It is an increase of 1.6 since the 2011 MYE. The population has evolved to 20.8% since 2001. According to 2011 census, Manchester is the third fastest growing area. Manchester experienced the great percentage of growth outside the London with an increase of 500,000. With the increase of 2.8 % from 2011, the population is projected to reach 532,200 by 2021.

Economy

Along with Salford, Stockport, Tameside and Trafford, the Office for National Statistics produce economic data for Manchester city. The growth of the economy is comparatively high between 2002 and 2012 where growth was 2.3% that is above the national average of the Manchester.

The UK’s wide-ranging economy of the metropolitan is the third largest with GDP of $88.3 bn. As it continues to recover from the recession that is faced in 2008-10, Manchester compares favourably to other geographies. It reports the annual growth of 5% in business stock.

Landmarks

The buildings of Manchester shows the variety of architectural styles that range from Victorian to contemporary architecture. The use of red brick makes the city beautiful. There is a large number of cotton mills just outside the city.

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