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BCS Foundation Certificate In Business Analysis

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Duration: 3 Days*

Accredited: Yes

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  • Includes all course materials, the examination, & a completion certificate.
  • We are fully accredited by BCS for this Foundation Certificate in BA.
  • Our Business Analysis courses are delivered by experienced instructors.

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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 broadly 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

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

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.

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 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 the area 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.
There are no prerequisites for the examination.
The Business Analysis exam is a multiple choice exam lasting 1 hour.

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

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
  • BCS Membership for 1 Year
  • BCS Completion Certificate
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

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Duration: 3 Days*

Accredited: Yes

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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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