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

ABOUT Preston

Preston, Lancashire is situated at the north bank of Ribble river, It comes under the jurisdictional area of Lancashire, northwest of England. It got the status of a city in 2002. According to 2011 census. It has a population of 1 lakh 23 thousand. Some past actions of Preston provide a sign of Romans presence like the roman built road which headed to a camp at Walton-le-Dale. Flemish weavers helped in the expansion of the textile business. During 18thcentury, it was recognised as a pretty town by Edmund Calamy. It is also a birthplace of Sir Richard Arkwright who discovered rotating frame. It underwent rapid and sudden population and economic growth during the industrial revolution.

History

The Romans built many roads through the centre of today’s Preston. There had been many roads built on the outskirts of the Preston. The tax collection of the town in the 12th century also depicted this town as the wealthiest ones. During a charter of 1179, King Henry II gave the right to organise Guild Merchant. The Process of celebrating this festival is only continued by Preston. The latest was celebrated in 2012. It celebrates after every 20 years of break. The town is located exactly between Glasgow and London. There had been many deadly wars fought on the land of Preston.  A nasty incident of strike where few deaths occurred is also associated with the town.  During the 19th century, the town was transformed from small industrial one to larger one.

Governance

The unparished urban settlement accounts 19 councillors. They have been looking after the administration of the Preston. The Preston and Wyre and Preston North are two Westminster constituencies. The Lancashire county council is looking after the administration of Lancashire and Preston. They also look after development projects and finalising of funds for any projects.

Geography and Climate

The Ribble river is the famous river which flows south of the city. The view is very beautiful of the river and attracts tourists from nearby towns. Cities such as Manchester, Liverpool and Blackpool are near to it. Preston weather is a moderate nautical type with a very less fluctuation in the day to day weather condition. The official Met Office does time to time updating of climate change for local people. It is located at Moor Park which is 1 mile north of City Centre. The maximum temperature marked in last month of 2010.

Demography

Roman Catholic Christian community has been a dominant community for many years. People have strong faith in Christian religion here. Due to the migration of various communities in this region, the Muslim population is also increased in multifold number like Gujarati Indian descent. 10% population is the atheist who does not follow any religion. ‘PRESTON’ name was taken from the religious town of “priests” which has a strong belief in Christian and Catholic community.

Economy

The British defence aerospace Industry BAE systems main centre is located in Preston. The major aircraft design Headquarter is also located nearby Warton. It is strategically important part of the country as far as security is concerned.

Landmark

A few famous landmarks such as Museums, Parks and natural reserves are Harris museum and art gallery, Broughton cottage museum, Ribble steam railway, Museum of Lancashire, Avenham Park, Ashton Park, Moor Park, Miller Park, Grange valley, Hills and hollows valley and a few more.

Transport

The Preston By-Pass started in 1958, became the first stretch of the United Kingdom. It connects M6 and M55 highways. The main purpose was to ease the traffic of Blackpool and The Lake District. Preston railway has been giving its services since 1838. Five main bus operators such as Preston Bus, Ribble Motor Services etc. serve the region of Preston.

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