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Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis

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Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis


The Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis (BCS) is an introductory course for aspiring and existing Business Analysts. While, no previous experience is required to study this course, if you are working in a similar capacity or in a change environment, you will find this certificate a good fit for your career. The course provides an extensive coverage of all aspects of business analysis to gain a higher understanding of the role of a Business Analyst.

The course will cover a wide range of fundamentals required to perform as a Business Analyst. Learn key topics such as roles and competencies, strategic analysis, investigation techniques and delivering the business solution. If you want to enjoy strong job prospects and high earning potential, this course is a stepping stone to progressing to the next level.

The Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis will boost your CV and enhance your value in a project team. It is a practical course that provides the opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge in the field and demonstrate your understanding in business systems.

Course Curriculum Total Units : 19
Introduction – Free
01. What Is Business Analysis? – Free
02. The Competencies Of A Business Analyst – Free
03. Strategy Analysis
04. The Business Analysis Process Model
05. Investigation Techniques
06. Stakeholder Analysis And Management
07. Modelling Business Processes
08. Defining The Solution
09. Making A Business And Financial Case
10. Establishing The Requirements
11. Documenting And Managing Requirements
12. Modeling Requirements
13. Delivering The Requirements
14. Delivering The Business Solution
Case Study – Green Dart
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What will I Learn?

Have a clear understanding of the role and responsibilities pertaining to a Business Analyst
Have a good knowledge of strategy analysis
Learn about stakeholder analysis
Learn investigation and modelling techniques
Understand business case development
Learn about requirements engineering

Who Should Attend

The course is an introductory level suitable for learners with little or no prior experience. The Foundation certificate is a stepping stone to progress to practitioner level BCS qualifications, however, it is not a pre-requisite. Existing and aspiring Business Analysts will also find this course gives them relevant experience.

Method of Assessment

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

Exam Details

Duration: 1 hour
Computer based exam
Multiple choice
Closed book
Pass mark: 65%

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.


Successful learners will be awarded a Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis.

Awarding Body

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.

College Name 1 Training
Course Category Business
Course Type Online Learning
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Course Fee 6
Entry Requirements Learners should be age 16 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
Career Path Business Analyst Business Consultant Business Change Analyst Financial Consultant
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