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BCS Certificate In Business Analysis Practice (Evening)

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Duration: 2 Days*

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  • The Course & Examinations are Fully Accredited by BCS
  • Become a Certified Business Analyst in Just 3 Evenings

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BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice (Evening) Overview


Please Note: This is an Evening Class

This Class Starts at 5:30pm and Finishes at 10:30pm


This BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice training course teaches trainees to be able to identify issues in systems, develop effective business strategies, and manage stakeholders. The content of this course includes information on how to analyse and model business activities, identify potential solutions, and analyse stakeholder perspectives. After completing this training course, it is expected that delegates will be able to use strategic analysis techniques, understand the techniques required to investigate the business systems of an organisation and identify recommendations for business improvement. 

This three-day course can be taken as a one-off training course, or it could be completed as part of the the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis. This is because this course is one of four modules that you are required to take if you wish to obtain the International Diploma. This course is particularly useful for those who want to develop their skills in applying Business Analysis strategy. The primary advantage of obtaining this prestigious qualification is that it allows certification holders to expand their career opportunities. After completing this training course, it is expected that delegates will be able to:

Use strategic analysis techniques

Understand the techniques required to investigate the business systems of an organisation

Use a stakeholder analysis technique

Identify recommendations for business improvement

Identify costs, benefits, impacts, and risks

BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice (Evening) Outline

Evening classes start at 5:30pm and will last for five hours, delegates will be in class until 10:30pm

The course consists of three evenings of classroom based training, which is a combination of instructor-led teaching, as well as group and individual exercises.

You will take the BCS Business Analysis Practice exam on the final evening.


The course covers the following topics:


Strategic Context

Internal and External Environmental Analysis

Key Performance Indicators

Critical Success Factors


Understanding Situations and Issues

Investigative techniques

Holistic View of the Business Situation



A Business Change Lifecycle

The Business Analysts role

The Business Analysis Framework activities


Identifying Potential Solution

Defining a New Business Model

Gap Analysis

Identifying IS/IT requirements in order to support the new business model


Stakeholder Perspectives

Stakeholder Analysis

Analysing and Modelling Business Activities

Who should attend?

This training course is for individuals who are already placed in a Business Analysis role and wish to improve their understanding of Business Analysis techniques and its practical application to business operations. 



There are no prerequisites for this course but it is suggested that delegates have some experience of practically using business analysis techniques within a workplace environment. 

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.
After passing the The BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice exam, delegates are left with a choice to make. This qualification in itself is reputable and impressive, thus it is likely to help a certificate holder to expand their career boundaries and achieve a job/a more advanced job in the realm of 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.
We offer the BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice in a variety of locations in the UK and worldwide. Therefore, delegates can choose the most suitable location and venue for them.
The BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice is fully accredited by BCS (The Chartered Institute for IT).

BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice (Evening) Examination

The BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice exam follows this format:

  • 1 hour

  • Essay style

  • 50% required to pass

  • Open book

  • Scenario based

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"Really good course and well organised. Trainer was great with a sense of humour - his experience allowed a free flowing course, structured to help you gain as much information & relevant experience whilst helping prepare you for the exam"

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