Course Description

PRACTITIONER CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS ANALYSIS PRACTICE WITH OFFICIAL EXAM

Study 365



Overview

Understand business analysis core concepts with this BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice Course with Official Exam. You will learn the fundamentals of business analysis and gain a highly valued certification that will provide ample opportunities to progress in your career. Business analysts are on the rise, particularly as it has become a key component of project management and business systems. The Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice course will discuss the role and responsibilities of a business analyst and what it pertains to take on this job in a business environment. You will understand the tasks related to this role and how to successfully achieve the desired outcome in a business environment.  This course with the official exam is ideal for aspiring and existing business analysts who want to develop your skills and knowledge and learn how to solve business problems.

The BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice Course with Official Exam will equip you with the skills to develop a business strategy, apply strategic analysis techniques, understand project discipline, improve business systems and recognise requirements for business improvements.

This is a professional qualification and getting certified in this course will make you a marketable candidate amongst a wide spectrum of industries. You will learn to demonstrate your understanding of how to support business change programmes successfully.

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

What will I Learn?

  • Have a clear understanding of the role and responsibilities pertaining to a Business Analyst
  • Learn about business systems and business process modelling
  • Have a thorough understanding of strategy analysis
  • Learn how to improve business systems
  • Learn to make recommendations for business improvements
  • Learn about stakeholder analysis

Course Description

This online training course is comprehensive and designed to cover the topics listed under the curriculum.

Who is the Course aimed at?

  • Business Analysts
  • Business Consultants
  • Business Change Analysts
  • Financial Consultants

Method of Assessment

At the end of the BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice Course with Official Exam, you will be evaluated through an online exam. The exam is designed to measure individuals’ knowledge and proficiency in business analysis following their completion of the course.

Exam Details

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

Certification

Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice Certificate by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. It will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

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 Study 365
Course Category Business
Course Type Online Learning
Course Location Cavan, Ireland
Course Fee 369
Course Duration Guided Learning Hours 35Learners should be age 16 or over and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
Entry Requirements Learners should be age 16 or over and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
Career Path Business Analyst - £35,485 per annum Business Consultant - £38,639 per annum Business Change Analyst - £27,939 per annum Financial Consultant - £40,434 per annum
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