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BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis Course Outline

This course covers the following key areas, which on completion, delegates will be able to demonstrate exceptional knowledge and understanding:

  • The Role and Competencies of a Business Analyst
  • Strategy Analysis
  • Business System and Business Process Modelling
  • Stakeholder Analysis
  • Investigation and Modelling Techniques
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Business Case Development
  • Management of Business Change

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Who should attend this Business Analysis Training Course? 

This Business Analysis training course is suitable for anyone interested in enhancing their understanding of Business Analysis principles, business process improvement, and change implementation.

The following job roles would benefit from completing this Business Analysis certification:

  • Business Analysts
  • Business Directors
  • Project Managers
  • Change Managers
  • Any personnel belonging to these departments


There are no formal prerequisites for this training course and so anybody can attend.

BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis Course Overview

The BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis is a popular course that can help individuals gain an introductory understanding of what Business Analysis is and how to use it within an organisation. This course is also a prerequisite for the Practitioner (or Intermediate) level Business Analysis certifications.

This globally recognised training course demonstrates to candidates the role of a Business Analyst and how they work with others within a business improvement team. Delegates will gain the ability to identify where amelioration can be made, and what changes can be enforced to achieve such developments. Further skills acquired on this course enable candidates to assist with change mechanisms and ensure that transitions run smoothly.

Business Analysis is used among all sectors and so Analysts from all sectors and departments will benefit from acquiring this knowledge, which is easily transferable and universally applicable. Thus, there are great career prospects associated with this role.

After completing this BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis, candidates will be fully acquainted with the responsibilities of a Business Analyst. They will also possess excellent appreciation of principles such as:

  • Research methods
  • Modelling business processes
  • Documenting process modelling
  • Stakeholder analysis
  • Change management
  • Strategy examination
  • Business case development
  • Risk assessments
  • Meeting specifications

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What's included in this Business Analysis Training Course?

This training course includes:

  • The BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis Examination
  • The Knowledge Academy's Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis Courseware
  • Free BCS Membership for 1 Year upon completion of the first Professional Examination
  • BCS Completion Certificate
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

Professional Membership Included

Candidates that successfully pass their first exam receive complementary  Professional Membership (usually priced at £152) for 1 year which provides a host of benefits such as:

  • Professional recognition - Tools to gain recognition within the industry include post nominal letters MBCS, and a defined path to Chartered status via Professional membership.
  • Career development - To plan and track progression, members use our Personal Development Plan (PDP), the CPD portal and gain full access to Browse SFIAplus, the online tool that allows them to explore the industry framework for IT skills, training and development.
  • Networking - Top people, great ideas and the latest thinking locally, nationally and online - our global networking opportunities are unrivalled and include branches, specialist groups and the Member Network.
  • Knowledge and best practice - From the latest industry news to our massive online library, the Institute’s information services keep members up to date with best practice, and at the cutting edge of IT.
  • Exclusive discounts and offers - Adding even more value to membership, our discounts and free services enable members to enjoy savings both at work and at home.

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BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis Exam Information

The BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis exam is:

  • 1 hour
  • Multiple choice
  • 40 questions
  • 65% pass mark
  • Closed book

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Why choose us

Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.


Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

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BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis FAQs


Business Analysis is all about identifying business objectives, achieving such objectives, and finding solutions to business problems. To find out more, visit our Business Analysis training topic page.
Yes, this course is accredited by BCS (The Chartered Institute for IT).
Yes, we offer this course in a multitude of locations across the UK and globally. This means that it’s easy to find a suitable training venue for you.
After passing the BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis exam, you can choose to use this qualification to help you to enhance your career and achieve a job/a more advanced job in Business Analysis. However, as this certification is classed as a module, counting towards achieving the prestigious BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis, another option is to continue training and work towards achieving this advanced qualification.
There are no prerequisites for the examination.
The Business Analysis exam is a multiple-choice exam lasting 1 hour.
The price for BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis certification in Australia starts from AUD2695
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis.

Why choose us


Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Trusted & Approved

Our Business Analysis training is accredited by BCS


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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