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

ABOUT Windsor Town

Windsor is a historic market town based in the country of Berkshire, England UK. It is popularly known as the site of Windsor Castle, which is the official residence of the British Royal Family among various residences. It is located on the River Thames which is 20 miles west of London. Windsor is one of the Berkshire prettiest towns. Windsor has a population nearly about 31,000. Windsor is located 34 km west of Charing Cross, London, 1sss1 km south-east of Maidenhead and 34 km east of the Reading county town. It is famed for its royal connections and history of the royal family. The delightful countryside of Royal Berkshire has surrounded the Windsor town which offers a great trip from the capital. The village of Old Windsor is 3 km to the south which is now known as Windsor; previously it is known as New Windsor to differentiate between both.

Transport

Windsor can be reached without any difficulty by car from several locations in the UK through M4 which is connected to the M5, M25 and M40. Car parks and various other attractions of the town are very well sign-posted. The famous landmark of the Windsor town which is Windsor Castle can be seen while approaching via M4 by car.

Windsor has two railway stations which were constructed in the 19th century namely Windsor and Elton Riverside station which can be reached by London Waterloo station and the other is Windsor and Elton Central railway station which leads to the heart of Windsor.

Windsor town can be reached by air as well from Heathrow, Luton, Stanstead and Gatwick which are the closest airport to Windsor.

Famous Destinations

Windsor town is one of the England’s premier tourist destinations. Windsor has several attractions such as historic buildings, shops, restaurants, etc. Following are some famous tourist attractions:

  1. Windsor Castle: It is truly wonderful and a grand castle built atop a chalk hill. William built this medieval castle after the Norman invasion in 1066. More than 900 years, Castle has served as the British Royals residence.
  2. Legoland Windsor Resort: It is a fun family resort. Legoland Windsor Resort set in the parkland 150 acres. It is a very popular destination that more than two million visitors visit this destination every year. The prominent things of the Legoland resort is a knight-inspired fireworks show, Halloween and Christmas festivals and special events for toddlers.
  3. Windsor Royal Shopping: This shopping place is situated opposite to the Windsor Castle. In 1997, Axa Sun Life purchased the Windsor railway station site, remodelled and enlarged the building of station to become the Shopping Centre. This Windsor Royal Shopping has over 40 exciting shops, restaurants, art and craft market and cafes.
  4. Thames Boat Trips: The Thames River is like a heart of the Windsor. Through boat trips, you can enjoy the several charm sightseeing trips along the river Thames. It takes the passengers to the interesting places like Kingston-upon-Thames.

Education

A three-tier school system is followed in Windsor which renders the state schooling by Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. For children under the age of 13 three famous schools are Dedworth Middle School, St. Edward’s Royal Free Ecumenical Middle School and Trevelyan Middle School. Two single gender secondary schools are The Windsor Boys School and Windsor Girls School; various independent schools are also operating namely Brigidine School and St. George’s School, Windsor Castle.

Constitution

Windsor and Maidenhead Royal Borough arrange out the operations of the council, and an elected unitary authority manages it. Adam Afriyie who is notable for being the first black Conservative in the House of Commons elected in 2005 General Election is the present Member of Parliament for the Windsor constituency.

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