BCS Foundation in Business Analysis

3 Day Course
Official Curriculum

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What do Business Analysts do?  What skills and competencies do they require to do their role?  This Foundation level course provides attendees with an overview of the role of the Business Analyst who acts as the link between business needs, users and IT within change initiatives.  The course introduces delegates to the contribution that a business analyst makes and the tools and techniques they have at their disposal to assist them in their role.

At the end of the course the delegates may sit an examination to obtain the BCS Business Analysis Foundation Certificate.  This qualification provides a foundation for the range of specialist BCS modular certificates in the areas of Business Analysis, IS Consultancy and Business Change, plus the higher level BCS Diploma in Business Analysis. In addition, this course can be used to provide a foundation for specialists in other disciplines, particularly Project Managers and System Developer.

Delegates will learn how to:

  • Recognise the skills and competencies required of the business analyst.
  • Describe how a business strategy is developed.
  • Adopt a business analysis process modal approach to change initiatives.
  • Capture business system issues.
  • Consider the perspectives of key individuals who will be affected or are interested in the change project and document their views.
  • Use techniques for the analysis and modeling of business systems.
  • Describe the contents of a business case which would be used to justify a project.
  • Include the people issues in any change initiative plan.

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Day One (5 topics)

  • Introduction to Business Analysis
  • Business Analysis Process Model
  • Business Analysis Competencies
  • Strategy Analysis
  • Investigation Techniques

Day Two (4 topics)

  • Modeling the Business System
  • Understanding Stakeholder Analysis and Management
  • Use of Business Process Modeling
  • Making a Business and Financial Case

Day Three (4 topics)

  • Requirements Engineering
  • Modelling the IT System
  • Information Resource Management
  • Culminating in: ISEB Business Analysis Foundation Exam (One Hour Multiple Choice)


None other than a general understanding of the Business or IT Environment. Delegates will be expected to have completed the assigned pre-course study material which is based on the course text - BCS Business Analysis. This work is likely to take delegates 6-10 hours. Delegates will also be required to commit to 2-3 hours homework per night during the course.

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Different pricing structures are available including special offers. These include early bird, late availability, multi-place, corporate volume and self-funding rates. Please arrange a discussion with a training advisor to discover your most cost effective option.

Code Location Duration Price Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul
Attend From Anywhere
3 Days $2,260
14-16 19-21
BAFOUND 3 Days $2,260
Brighton (City View)
3 Days $2,260
Bristol (Castlemead)
3 Days $2,260
Dundee (Holiday Inn Express)
3 Days $2,260
BAFOUND 3 Days $2,260
BAFOUND 3 Days $2,260
Leeds (City Exchange)
3 Days $2,260
BAFOUND 3 Days $2,260
14-16 19-21
Manchester (Oxford St)
3 Days $2,260
BAFOUND 3 Days $2,260

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