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.
The BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice course will help you identify business functions and how to improve developments in certain areas. The aim of Business analysis’ is to consider future business goals and analyse the choices to find the most viable business approach to maximise business performance.
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 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.
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.
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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.
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 ‘Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice’ 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.
|1. Rationale for Business Analysis|
|1.1. Lifecycle for Business Change||FREE||00:09:00|
|1.2. The Role of the Business Analysis within the Lifecycle||FREE||00:06:00|
|1.3. Other Roles within Lifecycle||00:02:00|
|1.4. The Framework for Business Analysis Activities||00:03:00|
|1.5. The Framework for Business Analysis Activities||00:07:00|
|2. Understanding the Strategic Context|
|2.1. Strategy – Internal Environment Analysis||FREE||00:06:00|
|2.2. MOST – Internal Environment Analysis||00:07:00|
|2.3. Resource Audit – Internal Environment Analysis||00:08:00|
|2.4. External Environment Analysis (PESTLE Analysis)||00:09:00|
|2.5. Porters 5 Forces – External Environment Analysis||00:08:00|
|2.6. SWOT – Internal and External Environment Analysis||00:05:00|
|2.7. Critical Success Factors (CSFs)||00:02:00|
|2.8. Key Performance Indicators(KPI)||00:04:00|
|2.9. The Balanced Business Scorecard||00:04:00|
|3. Project Discipline for Business Analysis Studies|
|3.1. Terms of Reference||00:12:00|
|4. Understanding the Situation/ Issues|
|4.1. Stakeholder Identification||00:03:00|
|4.2. Stakeholder Identification||00:02:00|
|4.3. Overview of Investigative Techniques||00:13:00|
|4.4. Representing a Holistic View of the Business Situation||00:04:00|
|4.5. Mind Maps Representing a Holistic View||00:02:00|
|4.6. Fishbone Diagram – Representing a Holistic View||00:01:00|
|4.7. Rationale for Taking a Holistic View||00:02:00|
|5. Analyzing Stakeholder Perspectives|
|5.1. Stakeholder Analysis and Management||00:07:00|
|5.2. Stakeholder Management Strategies||00:08:00|
|5.3. Identifying Different Perspectives||00:06:00|
|5.4. Defining Perspectives||00:34:00|
|6. Analyzing and Modeling Business Activities|
|6.1. Developing a Conceptual Business Activity Model||00:06:00|
|6.2. Developing a Conceptual Business Activity Model||00:04:00|
|6.3. Developing a Conceptual Business Activity Model||00:14:00|
|6.4. Process for Building a Business Activity Model and BAM Examples||00:23:00|
|6.5. Analysing a BAM||00:09:00|
|6.6. Building the Consensus Business Activity Model||00:04:00|
|6.7. Gap Analysis – Comparing the Ideal and Existing Systems||00:04:00|
|7. Making the Business Case|
|7.1. Structure of a Business Case||00:04:00|
|7.2. Identifying and Short Listing Options for Business Change||00:02:00|
|7.3. Assessing the Feasibility of Each Option||00:03:00|
|7.4. Tangible and Intangible Costs and Benefits||00:03:00|
|7.7. Investment Appraisal Techniques||00:06:00|
|7.9. Identifying and Categorizing Risks||00:08:00|
|7.10. Identifying Impacts||00:03:00|
|7.11. The Business Case in the Project Lifecycle||00:04:00|
|Harvard Referencing Guide|
|Harvard Referencing Guide|
|Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis – Case Study|
|Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis – Practice Assignment|
|Mock Exam: Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis||00:30:00|