BCS Foundation in Business Analysis Practice Certification

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What Will I Learn?

Define the role and responsibilities of a business analyst in different organisational contexts.
Demonstrate proficiency in gathering, documenting, and validating requirements using industry-standard techniques.
Employ various modelling techniques to represent business processes, data, and system functionalities.
Utilise the relevant techniques to represent business processes, data, and system requirements.

Your Gateway to Business Excellence

Do you aspire to transform ideas into solutions? The BCS Business Analysis Foundation Certification is an industry-recognised qualification ideal for learners seeking to navigate a career in business analysis. This is a foundational-level certification and your entryway to a career as a business analyst. The course will equip learners with the right skill set and knowledge to be the key contributor to success within an organisation. Examine the tools, techniques, and methodologies to identify business needs and deliver solutions to various business problems.

Whether you’re new to this field or wish to advance your understanding of business analysis, this course will enhance your critical thinking and decision-making skills. The Foundation level combines the practical and theoretical to enable individuals to be able to adapt effectively to new environments.

Benefits of being BCS Certified;

  • Acquire a skill set in business analysis that is applicable and relevant across diverse industries.
  • The British Computer Society is a globally accepted institution.
  • Be skilled to work in real-world, practical situations.
  • Be confident in assessing and preparing for the official exam.
  • Stand out in the job market by getting certified in a widely accepted and popular qualification.

Key Features of this Course

The BCS Business Analysis Foundation course covers the following;

  • Introduction to concepts, techniques, and approaches relevant to business analysis today.
  • Deriving a solution and preparing a business case.
  • The multiple variants of a role of a business analyst across organisations and projects.

The role a business analyst plays may be different across various organisations and projects, with each organisation having a different set of expectations of this role. Learners must be familiar with the context and the scope of this position.

Navigating the Business Landscape

The BCS Business Analysis Foundation Certification comprises the official exam which is designed to evaluate the learner’s complete understanding of the principles underpinned by two key approaches including holistic approach and Agile philosophy. The exam format is multiple-choice questions requiring a pass mark of 65%. Learners will be awarded an internationally recognised certification by BCS, upon the successful completion of the exam.

Success with Global Edulink

Enrol for BCS Business Analysis Foundation Certification with Global Edulink and take your first step on a career path in Business Analysis. Global Edulink is committed to delivering BCS certification, through interactive, informative, and enjoyable training that stands out from other online platforms.

Why Global Edulink?

Invest in Your Future with Global Edulink

Global Edulink is a leading and well-established online education provider in the thriving e-learning industry in the UK. Our primary objective is to provide complete access to education for learners worldwide. With a commitment to innovation, we continuously strive to keep our courses and resources cutting-edge and up-to-date. At Global Edulink, we believe education has the power to break down barriers and change lives. We are dedicated to creating a world-class educational environment that promotes equality, prosperity, and opportunities for all. Recognised by highly-respected accrediting organisations, our mission is to empower learners globally and help them achieve their full potential. The BCS Business Analysis Foundation Certification will help identify and evaluate options for improving your business.

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BCS, also known as the British Computer Society, stands as a distinguished professional organisation catering to professionals and practitioners. Based in the United Kingdom, BCS was established in 1957 and has since been committed to fostering the progress of computing and IT disciplines. The core mission of BCS revolves around enhancing the education and training of IT professionals and supporting them in their career growth.

BCS diligently offers a diverse array of professional development courses, ranging from certifications to online training opportunities and continuing professional development (CPD) programmes. This comprehensive approach ensures that learners stay up to date with the rapidly evolving technology landscape. Furthermore, BCS extends its influence into academics, providing highly recognised academic qualifications such as BSc and MSc degrees. Through this initiative, the Society actively contributes to producing skilled graduates equipped to tackle the challenges and opportunities within the IT industry. BCS promotes progress and excellence by empowering UK professionals through education, training, and accreditation programmes.Source: BCS website

  • Define the role and responsibilities of a business analyst in different organisational contexts.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in gathering, documenting, and validating requirements using industry-standard techniques.
  • Employ various modelling techniques to represent business processes, data, and system functionalities.
  • Utilise the relevant techniques to represent business processes, data, and system requirements.
  • Develop a business analysis plan outlining the scope, objectives, and approach for a given project.
  • Become familiar with common business analysis tools and techniques.

This certification is designed for individuals who are keen on embarking on a career in business analysis.

  • Business Analysts
  • Business Managers
  • Business Professionals
  • Change Managers
  • IT Professionals
  • Project Managers
  • Team Members
  • There are no formal prerequisites to enrol in this course.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Computer-based exam
  • Multiple choice
  • Closed book
  • Pass mark: 65%

Learners who successfully complete this course will be awarded the Foundation Certification in Business Analysis by BCS.

Empower Your Career with Business Analysis

The BCS Business Analysis Foundation Certification offers aspiring professionals a gateway to exciting opportunities across diverse business environments. It equips individuals with the necessary skills to thrive in business analysis, facilitating their progression into potential senior roles within organisations. With the demand for skilled business analysts at an all-time high, established companies actively seek out certified BA professionals with the right expertise and knowledge. Obtaining this certification opens doors to rewarding careers and paves the way for successful learning journeys. The possibilities are limitless, as promising opportunities and distinct career paths await those who hold this widely recognised certification.

Here are some career prospects you can explore, along with the average UK salary per annum (approximately) according to Glassdoor.

  • Business Analyst - £85,000
  • IT Manager - £85,000
  • Project Manager - £80,000
  • Change Manager - £80,000
  • Business Manager - £77,000
  • Business Professional - £77,000
Source: Glassdoor, 2023 

Course Curriculum

Introduction
Introduction FREE 00:02:00
Download Materials – BCS Foundation
Module 1 – What is Business Analysis?
What is Business Analysis? FREE 00:23:00
Lecture Note – What is Business Analysis?
Module 2 – The Competencies of a Business Analyst
The Competencies of a Business Analyst FREE 00:29:00
Lecture Note – The Competencies of a Business Analyst
Module 3 – The Strategic Context for Business Analysis
The Strategic Context for Business Analysis 00:32:00
Lecture Note – The Strategic Context for Business Analysis
Module 4 – The Business Analysis Service Framework
The Business Analysis Service Framework 00:19:00
Lecture Note – The Business Analysis Service Framework
Module 5 – Investigating the Business Situation
Investigating the Business Situation 00:32:00
Lecture Note – Investigating the Business Situation
Module 6 – Analysing and Managing Stakeholders
Analysing and Managing Stakeholders 00:11:00
Lecture Note – Analysing and Managing Stakeholders
Module 7 – Improving Business Services and Processes
Improving Business Services and Processes 00:25:00
Improving Business Services and Processes Continued 00:17:00
Lecture Note – Improving Business Services and Processes
Module 8 – Defining the Solution
Defining the Solution 00:22:00
Lecture Note – Defining the Solution
Module 9 – Making the Business Case
Making the Business Case 00:30:00
Lecture Note – Making the Business Case
Module 10 – Establishing the Requirements
Establishing the Requirements 00:30:00
Establishing the Requirements Continued 00:30:00
Lecture Note – Establishing the Requirements
Module 11 – Documenting and Modelling Requirements
Documenting and Modelling Requirements 00:32:00
Lecture Note – Documenting and Modelling Requirements
Module 12 – Validating and Managing Requirements
Validating and Managing Requirements 00:19:00
Lecture Note – Validating and Managing Requirements
Module 13 – Delivering the Requirements
Delivering the Requirements 00:15:00
Lecture Note – Delivering the Requirements
Module 14 – Delivering the Business Solution
Delivering the Business Solution 00:29:00
Lecture Note – Delivering the Business Solution
Mock Exam
Mock Exam: BCS Foundation in Business Analysis Practice Certification 01:00:00
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BCS Business Analysis Practice – Exam Booking Form

FAQ's

A. The BCS Business Analysis Foundation Certification is a professional accreditation that validates a learner’s understanding of fundamental concepts and principles in business analysis. It serves as a solid foundation for individuals aspiring to pursue a career in business analysis.
A.This certification demonstrates your competence in essential business analysis skills, making you a valuable asset to employers.
A. The exam covers a range of topics, including the role and competencies of a business analyst, requirements engineering, modelling techniques, stakeholder management, and business change management.
A. To prepare for the exam, you can attend the training offered at Global Edulink, and use study guides, materials, and practice exams.
A.There are no formal prerequisites for the Foundation level.
A. The BCS Business Analysis Foundation Certification is valid indefinitely.
A. The exam consists of multiple-choice questions that assess your knowledge of business analysis principles and practices.
A. Yes, you can retake the exam, however, there may be a nominal fee for each retake.
A. Achieving the BCS Business Analysis Foundation Certification demonstrates your commitment to professional development in business analysis. It opens doors to entry-level positions and serves as a stepping stone for advanced certifications, as well.

Students feedback

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    Harper Harrison

    October 17, 2023
    Perfect Course

    The course provided a comprehensive understanding of key concepts in business analysis.

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    Addison Clarke

    September 26, 2023
    Great Platform

    Global Edulink is a good platform to take the BCS BA foundation level.

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    Bret Graham

    August 05, 2023
    Recommended

    I highly recommend this course for learners looking to expand their skill set.

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