Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis - Course Only

Access Duration - 365 Days
Awarded By  Awarded By "BCS"
Guided Learning Hour 30 Guided Learning Hours (30)
Course Material Course Materialr Course Material
Number of Modules 14 Number of Modules 14
Assessment Included Mock Exam Included
4.8( 4 REVIEWS )

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What Will I Learn?

Understand the role and responsibilities of a Business Analyst
Gain an overall understanding of strategy analysis
Understand business systems and business process modeling
Gain a thorough understanding of stakeholder analysis
Learn to employ investigation and modelling techniques
Understand requirements engineering


Business analysis is a vital part of every business. The most popular strategies are assessing business needs, defining areas for process improvement and organisational change, strategic planning and developing different policies that can move an organisation to a better future. An organisation can leverage business analysis by defining and introducing realistic improvements to attain its strategic objectives. The essence of change may be strategic or systemic, requiring often changing different policies and procedures within a company in order to perform better in the market.

Plan your professional BSC BA journey with BCS and obtain a globally recognised certification. By understanding the current market situation, companies can develop their strategic analysis and technological capabilities with the support of business analysis. This helps them recognise where they are positioned relative to competitors in the market.

This certificate in business analysis will allow you to quickly recognise challenges and opportunities. It will give you a greater understanding of the workplace, its employees and customers. At the end of this Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis course, you will become competent and gain an in-depth understanding of the skills needed to perform a business analyst’s role.

This course is awarded by the British Computer Society (BSC) The Chartered Institute for IT) BSC is a Professional Awarding Body in the UK and will show employers that you have achieved the globally-recognised benchmark in relevant skills and competence.

Why Choose Global Edulink?

Online education has become a popular way to earn a professional qualification while balancing family and professional duties. Our courses are delivered by an expert tutor on the subject and are comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, quality video materials, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through an online platform with 24×7 access. All the courses are up-to-date, relevant, and affordable and will build on existing expertise to jump-start your career from the comfort of your own home. You will also be eligible for TOTUM discount card, which will give you access to fantastic discounts. You will receive excellent customer support and guidance to build your confidence and secure your qualification.

If you want one-on-one sessions in a real classroom, visit our Business Analysis Foundation Classroom Course page.

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  • Who is this Course aimed at?
  • Entry Requirements
  • Method of Assessment
  • Certification
  • Awarding Body
  • Progression and Career Path

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the study sessions at any time.

  • Business analysts
  • Product managers
  • Project managers
  • Market analysts
  • Project coordinators
  • Management trainees
  • Learners should be over the age of 16, and have a basic understanding of English, ICT and numeracy.
  • A sound educational background is recommended

Certification is achieved by the successful completion of a computer based examination.

PLEASE NOTE: We do not provide the official exam with this course, you can purchase the official exam separately from us. Please contact us to order exam vouchers.

Upon the successful completion of the course ‘Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis’ you will be awarded the course certificate.

The British Computer Society is a well-recognised professional body that represents those working in the fields of information technology and computer science, both in the UK and internationally.

This certificate will improve your candidature for a number of job roles in the corporate world. You can also take this certificate as a foundation to study further in the subject or to demand for a salary increment or job promotion from your employer. Below mentioned are some of the job roles this certificate will help you in, along with the average UK salary per annum according to

  • Business Analyst – Up to £44k per annum
  • Business Insight and Analytics Manager – Up to £68k per annum
  • Change Analyst – Up to £43k per annum
  • Business Consultant – Up to £67k per annum

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
Personalised Learning Experience
Support by Phone, Live Chat, and Email
Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
UK Register of Learning Providers Reg No : 10053842

Course Curriculum

Introduction FREE 00:07:00
01. What Is Business Analysis?
What is Business Analysis FREE 00:14:00
02. The Competencies of a Business Analyst
The Competencies of a Business Analyst FREE 00:07:00
03. Strategy Analysis
Strategy Analysis 00:51:00
04. The Business Analysis Process Model
The Business Analysis Process Model 00:23:00
05. Investigation Techniques
Investigation Techniques 00:52:00
06. Stakeholder Analysis and Management
Stakeholder Analysis and Management 00:48:00
07. Modelling Business Processes
Modelling Business Processes 00:42:00
08. Defining the Solution
Defining the Solution 00:20:00
09. Making a Business and Financial Case
Making a Business and Financial Case 00:38:00
10. Establishing the Requirements
Establishing the Requirements 00:28:00
11. Documenting and Managing Requirements
Documenting and Managing Requirements 00:26:00
12. Modeling Requirements
Modeling Requirements 00:27:00
13. Delivering the Requirements
Delivering the Requirements 00:00:00
14. Delivering the Business Solution
Delivering the Business Solution 00:14:00
Case Study
Case Study – Green Dart
Additional Materials
Additional Materials
Harvard Referencing Guide
Mock Exam
Exam: Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis 00:40:00

Students feedback


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    Blair Baker

    January 19, 2021
    A wealth of information

    This course provided a wealth of information on the role and responsibilities of a business analyst. I learned about the business system and business process modelling, and it gave me a greater understanding to recognise opportunities and challenges.

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    Emerson Jordan

    December 30, 2020
    Plethora of resources

    The course provided a plethora of resources and reading material on the fundamentals of business analysis. This was very useful to me when it came to preparing to apply my knowledge within a business environment.

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    Franky Harris

    November 19, 2020
    Effective course

    The course was very effective and particularly useful to individuals like myself who are aspiring business analysts. The instructor knew the topic inside and out which ensured I gained a deep level of understanding on the business analysis process model.

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    Dennis Davis

    October 06, 2020
    Step by step training

    This was a step by step training on why business is vital to every organisation. I was happy with the successful outcome I had at the completion of this course.

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