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(A) Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis

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  • 1 year
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  • Awarded by BCS
  • 35Guided Learning Hours
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  • 07 Number of Modules
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Business analysis is an essential component in project management. As a result, the demand for business analysts have been on the rise. If you aspire or want to work in this field, getting qualified is the first step to becoming a business analyst. This certification is highly recognised and will provide you with ample opportunity to progress in your career.  The course will focus on the role and responsibilities of a business analyst, how to avoid project failures, define project requirements and achieve the desired business outcome. This BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis course is also ideal for anyone working in project management and is required to perform business analysis. This is an added qualification that will greatly advantage your career aspirations.

The BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis course will help you identify business functions and how to improve developments in certain areas. The core goal of business analysis is to recognise potential business objectives, and evaluate your options to determine the most feasible business solution in order to improve business efficiency.

This is a professional level qualification that will help develop your skills and match your career path. Attaining this certificate will demonstrate that you are ready to support business change programmes successfully. You can showcase specialist practical skills.

Why study at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.

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

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Certification is achieved by the successful completion of a computer-based examination.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Computer-based exam
  • Multiple choice
  • Closed book
  • Pass mark: 65%
Note: Official exam Vouchers can be requested/booked when you are ready to take your Exam. (exam vouchers will be given upon full payment).
Successful learners will be awarded a Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Certificate.

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, is committed to making IT good for society. We use the power of our network to bring about positive, tangible change. We champion the global IT profession and the interests of individuals, engaged in that profession, for the benefit of all.

Whether it’s using a computer for the first time or taking the lead in an organisation’s agile transformation. With flexible learning and rigorous assessment, our qualifications show employers and customers that you’ve achieved the globally-recognised benchmark in relevant skills and competence.

Learners should be age 16 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
Upon the successful completion of the Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Course, you will gain an accredited qualification that will prove your skills and knowledge in business analysis to potential organisations. The certificate will validate your understanding of business analysis, and open the door to gaining exciting employment opportunities across multiple industries. You can also study related courses in business analysis and enhance your knowledge. Listed below are job titles you can attain, along with the average UK salary per annum according to PayScale
  • Business Analyst - £35,457
  • Business Consultant - £38,745
  • Business Change Analyst - £27,939
  • Financial Consultant - £40,434

Key Features


Gain an Accredited UK Qualification


Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials


Learners will be Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card


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Course Curriculum

1. Rationale for Business Analysis
1.1. Lifecycle for Business Change FREE 00:00:00
1.2. The Role of the Business Analysis within the Lifecycle FREE 00:00:00
1.3. Other Roles within Lifecycle 00:00:00
1.4. The Framework for Business Analysis Activities 00:00:00
1.5. The Framework for Business Analysis Activities 00:00:00
2. Understanding the Strategic Context
2.1. Strategy – Internal Environment Analysis FREE 00:00:00
2.2. MOST – Internal Environment Analysis 00:00:00
2.3. Resource Audit – Internal Environment Analysis 00:00:00
2.4. External Environment Analysis (PESTLE Analysis) 00:00:00
2.5. Porters 5 Forces – External Environment Analysis 00:00:00
2.6. SWOT – Internal and External Environment Analysis 00:00:00
2.7. Critical Success Factors (CSFs) 00:00:00
2.8. Key Performance Indicators(KPI) 00:00:00
2.9. The Balanced Business Scorecard 00:00:00
3. Project Discipline for Business Analysis Studies
3.1. Terms of Reference 00:00:00
4. Understanding the Situation/ Issues
4.1. Stakeholder Identification 00:00:00
4.2. Stakeholder Identification 00:00:00
4.3. Overview of Investigative Techniques 00:00:00
4.4. Representing a Holistic View of the Business Situation 00:00:00
4.5. Mind Maps Representing a Holistic View 00:00:00
4.6. Fishbone Diagram – Representing a Holistic View 00:00:00
4.7. Rationale for Taking a Holistic View 00:00:00
5. Analyzing Stakeholder Perspectives
5.1. Stakeholder Analysis and Management 00:00:00
5.2. Stakeholder Management Strategies 00:00:00
5.3. Identifying Different Perspectives 00:00:00
5.4. Defining Perspectives 00:00:00
6. Analyzing and Modeling Business Activities
6.1. Developing a Conceptual Business Activity Model 00:00:00
6.2. Developing a Conceptual Business Activity Model 00:00:00
6.3. Developing a Conceptual Business Activity Model 00:00:00
6.4. Process for Building a Business Activity Model and BAM Examples 00:00:00
6.5. Analysing a BAM 00:00:00
6.6. Building the Consensus Business Activity Model 00:00:00
6.7. Gap Analysis – Comparing the Ideal and Existing Systems 00:00:00
7. Making the Business Case
7.1. Structure of a Business Case 00:00:00
7.2. Identifying and Short Listing Options for Business Change 00:00:00
7.3. Assessing the Feasibility of Each Option 00:00:00
7.4. Tangible and Intangible Costs and Benefits 00:00:00
7.5. Costs 00:00:00
7.6. Benefits 00:00:00
7.7. Investment Appraisal Techniques 00:00:00
7.8. Payback 00:00:00
7.9. Identifying and Categorizing Risks 00:00:00
7.10. Identifying Impacts 00:00:00
7.11. The Business Case in the Project Lifecycle 00:00:00
Harvard Referencing Guide
Harvard Referencing Guide 00:00:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam: Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis 00:30:00
(A) Exam Booking – Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis 00:00:00

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£569 (inc. VAT)
  • 1 year
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  • Awarded by BCS
  • 35Guided Learning Hours
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  • 07 Number of Modules
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