BCS Business Analysis Courses

  • Agile Business Analysis. 3 Days   About the Course The Agile way of working is becoming ever more popular in modern business. It’s a smart way to work, and so it makes sense for you, the business analyst, to get to grips with how you can contribute to the success of Agile development projects. This course will help you do just that. Based on a true-to-life case study, you’ll use your existing business analysis knowledge and techniques and practise applying the Agile approach within a business analysis scenario. You’ll come away with a real understanding of how business analysis is…

  • BCS Benefits Management and Business Acceptance 3 Days includes exam. About the Course Do you need to learn more about how business benefits are managed and how to facilitate their delivery? We can teach you that and more with our course on Benefits Management and Business Acceptance. You’ll also find out about how systems are tested for business acceptance and cover other areas such as user acceptance testing, test design and planning, and delivery of business benefits. The course reinforces theoretical concepts by using realistic, practical case studies, from which you will gain experience of applying benefits management and business…

  • BCS Business Analysis Diploma – Oral Examination Preparation Workshop. 1 Day About the Course Passing the BCS Oral Examination is the final step towards gaining your BCS Diploma in Business Analysis. The 50-minute exam will see you being interviewed by two BCS oral examiners as they evaluate whether you can put all of the techniques you’ve learned from your certificate modules into an overall context and prove that you’ve gained the analytical and interpersonal skills needed to be awarded the diploma. This Oral Preparation workshop has been designed to help you do just that. You’ll have the opportunity to revise…

  • BCS Business Analysis Practice. 3 Days includes exam About the Course This training course on Business Analysis Practice introduces you to all the essential skills of business analysis. The emphasis throughout is on practical learning, using real-life case studies to introduce key skills including strategic analysis, stakeholder management, business activity modelling, gap analysis and making a business case. Who is it for? The course is designed mainly for practising business analysts but is also suitable for others such as business change practitioners, project managers and enterprise architects who wish to gain an insight into this aspect of the business analysis…

  • BCS Consultancy Practice. 5 Days includes exam About the Course If you are an external or internal information systems consultant, our Consultancy Practice course is ideal for you. We’ll cover the key areas of management of the customer relationship, conducting a consulting assignment and managing the quality of that assignment. Throughout the course, you’ll apply these and other techniques to a typical assignment, of which the stages include gaining entry, identifying problems and requirements, diagnosis and solution definition, and closing and review. On the subject of assignments, this case study on which this course is built is based on a…

  • BCS Data Analysis. 2 Days includes exam About the Course Entity relationship modelling, analysis class modelling and normalisation of data. They’re the three key approaches to analysing and modelling data, and they’re all covered on our course on Data Analysis. You’ll also learn about approaches that reflect the business users’ needs and priorities, and gain an overview of the more mechanistic approach offered by normalisation. And finally we’ll explore the techniques used to validate data against stated requirements. Who is it for? The course is aimed at practising business analysts who wish to apply data analysis to their day to…

  • BCS Data Management Essentials. 4 Days includes exam About the Course Are you a data management practitioner, an IT or IS manager or a business manager? Would you like to learn the skills and techniques to be able to implement an industry standard, best practice approach to data management? If the answer to those questions is ‘yes’, then our course on Data Management Essentials is perfect for you. During the course you will look at the development of procedures for managing corporate data and what’s required for the administration of data and database administration. You’ll also look at data and…

  • BCS Foundation in Business Analysis. 3 days   About the Course Using the structure of the business analysis process model, this course will introduce you to some of the most important techniques that, as a Business Analyst, you’ll need to know. In fact, it’s the perfect introduction to business analysis, covering areas such as strategy analysis, investigation techniques, requirements engineering and much, much more. The knowledge you’ll gain will set you on the road to achieving your Practitioner level BCS BA qualifications. Who is it for? The course is designed mainly for practising business analysts but is also suitable for…

  • BCS Foundation in Business Change. 3 Days includes exam About the Course This course prepares participants for the BCS Foundation in Business Change examination, which is held on the final day of the course. The examination is a one-hour, closed book multiple choice examination tests the participant's knowledge of the Foundation in Business Change syllabus. This certificate contributes to the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis, as shown below:  In addition to covering the full BCS syllabus, this course enables participants to develop SFIA skills BUAN and CIPM, level 5. Who is it for? The course is designed for anyone…

  • BCS Foundation in IS Project Management. 3 Days includes exam About the Course If you’re about to take on your first managerial role this course is the ideal place to start learning more about IS and IT project management principles. In our Foundation in IS Project Management course, you’ll investigate and understand a number of project management issues around IS and IT applications. What do we mean by that? Well, some of the key areas you’ll look into include the nature of projects and project work, monitoring and control, quality issues and project organisation and communication. Who is it for?…

  • BCS Foundation in Systems Development. 3 Days includes exam About the Course Are you involved in systems development? Do you need to get a better understanding of approaches as well as the tools and techniques that will help you in the development of software solutions? If the answer to both those questions is ‘yes’, then this course is for you. We’ll look at systems development lifecycles and approaches, systems modelling and specification techniques as well as quality assurance and testing tools, and much, much more. In fact, our course covers all the topics within the BCS syllabus and that means…

  • BCS Modelling Business Processes. 2 Days includes exam About the Course On this Modelling Business Processes course, you, the business analyst, are provided with the framework, skills and techniques you need to enable you to successfully model business processes and deliver process improvements. As with all practitioner courses, you’ll use a realistic case study to practise the key techniques learned, including modelling an organisation, analysing tasks and managing and measuring processes. We’ll also cover other important, related issues such as human performance and process measurement, as well as theoretical concepts that are supported by detailed case studies. It’s the perfect…

  • BCS Modelling Techniques. 3 Days includes exam About the Course Using selected models from the Unified Modelling Language (UML), a standard for systems specification, this Systems Modelling Techniques course offers you a proven set of modelling techniques to use when specifying IT systems. Some of the areas we’ll cover include use case diagrams, analysis class diagrams and state machines. When combined with our Systems Development Essentials course, this module provides you with the core tools and techniques needed to become an effective systems analyst. Who is it for? The course is designed mainly for practising business analysts but is also…

  • BCS Requirements Engineering. 3 days  About the Course Requirements Engineering is an essential business analysis skill. Being able to pinpoint your consumers’ expectations for a newly introduced or modified existing product is key to the success of the completed solution. Based around a Requirements Engineering framework, this course will teach you a range of techniques for elicitation, analysis, documentation and managing requirements. All with the help of a detailed case study that allows you to practice applying the techniques you learn. Some of the key areas we’ll look at include requirements categorisation, prioritisation and documentation, traceability and management of changes…

  • BCS Solutions and Enterprise Architecture - Intermediate and Practitioner. 5 Days includes exam About the Course This course is a combination of our Intermediate and Practitioner Enterprise and Solution Architecture modules. During the course, you’ll learn about architecture frameworks, software and data architectures, architecture management and migration planning, and much, much more. What makes this course unique is that not only does it combine modules, but it combines theoretical with practical learning too, giving you the opportunity to try out the methods and techniques using a realistic case study. It also helps those with a TOGAF certificate to see how…