BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice Overview
BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice Course Outline
Module 1: Strategic Context for Business Analysis
- Business Change Lifecycle.
- Understanding the Strategic Context.
- Performance Measurement.
- Resource Audit.
- Porter’s 5 Forces.
- PESTLE Analysis and SWOT Analysis.
- Balanced Business Scorecard (BBS).
- Generic BBS Strategy Map.
- BBS Perspectives.
- CSFs, KPIs, and Performance Targets.
- Critical Success Factors (CSF) and Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s).
Module 2: Analysing and Managing Stakeholders
- What is a Stakeholder?
- Business Analysis Service Framework.
- Stakeholder Engagement.
- Recipients of Business Analysis Services.
- Categories of Stakeholder.
- Components of a Business Perspective.
- CATWOE - Corner Shop and Public Lending Library.
- Root Definition.
- Identifying Conflicts.
- Analysing Stakeholders.
- Stakeholder Responsibilities.
Module 3: Analysing the Current State
- Investigative Techniques.
- Interviews and Interview Lifecycle.
- Workshops and Workshop Lifecycle.
- Scenario Analysis.
- Document Analysis.
- Identify an Appropriate Technique.
- Customer Journey Map.
- Rich Pictures.
- Elements of a Rich Picture.
- Empathy Mapping and Mind Maps.
Module 4: Establishing the Target State
- Conceptual Business Activity Model.
- Approach to Business Activity Modelling.
- Benefits of BAM.
- Corner Shop.
- Identifying Activities.
- Public Lending Library.
- Building the Business Activity Model.
- Library Business Activity Model.
- Some Common Errors in BAM.
- Building Consensus by Resolving Conflicts.
- Consensus BAM Rationale.
- When – Business Events.
- Improvements to the Business System.
- Identifying areas of concern (BAM).
- TOM and POPITTM
- Target Operating Model.
Module 5: Designing and Defining the Solution
- Design Thinking.
- Divergent and Convergent Thinking.
- Gap Analysis Process.
- POPIT™ and Gap Analysis.
- Identify the Areas of Feasibility Assessment.
Module 6: Developing a Business Case
- Structure of a Business Case.
- Categories of Costs and Benefits.
- Analysis of Costs and Benefits.
- Risk Assessment.
- Risk Management Process.
- Risk Areas.
- Risk Analysis.
- Investment Appraisal.
- Investment and Appraisal Techniques.
- Payback and Risk.
- Discounted Cash Flow and Net Present Value.
- Impact Assessment.
- Business Case within the Business Change Lifecycle
Who should attend this BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice Course?
This Business Analysis Certification is designed for individuals who are keen to develop a comprehensive understanding of the principles and techniques of Business Analysis. It benefits a wide range of professionals from this course, including:
- Business Analysts
- Project Managers
- Change Managers
- Product Owners and Product Managers
- Quality Assurance Professionals
- Requirements Engineers
- Systems Analysts
Prerequisites of the BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice Course
This Business Analysis Certification demands no formal prerequisite. However, a basic understanding of business concepts and terminology might help delegates move forward with the course.
BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice Training Overview
This Business Analysis Certification offers essential knowledge and skills for professionals seeking to excel in Business Analysis. In today's competitive business landscape, the ability to identify systems, develop effective strategies, and manage stakeholders is crucial. This course equips delegates with the tools to analyse and model business activities, identify solutions, and comprehend stakeholder perspectives.
Proficiency in Business Analysis is vital for professionals looking to advance their careers and make meaningful contributions to their organisations. Business Analysts, Project Managers, and anyone involved in decision-making and strategy development can benefit from mastering these skills. As organisations increasingly rely on data-driven insights and efficient processes, the demand for Business Analysis expertise continues to grow.
This 1-day Business Analysis Course offers delegates a comprehensive understanding of strategic analysis techniques and the ability to investigate an organisation's business systems. It empowers them to identify recommendations for business improvement and fosters a structured approach to problem-solving. By completing this course, one can expand their career options and potential for advancement within the industry.
- To equip participants with essential skills in Business Analysis, including the ability to identify and model business activities
- To provide comprehensive training in analysing stakeholder perspectives and developing effective business strategies
- To teach strategic analysis techniques that enable professionals to make informed decisions
- To empower participants to investigate and improve an organisation's business systems
- To enable delegates to identify potential solutions and recommendations for enhancing business processes
- To prepare individuals for career advancement opportunities by offering valuable certification in Business Analysis Practice
What’s included in this BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice Course?
- BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice Examination.
- World-class training from Experienced Instructors.
- BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice Certificate.
- Digital Delegate Pack.
Official BCS Certificate Business Analysis Practice Exam Information
The BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice exam assesses participants' understanding of business analysis principles and practices in a practical context. This certification focuses on evaluating an individual's knowledge of applying business analysis techniques to various scenarios within an organisation. The format of the exam is as follows:
- Question Type: Multiple Choice
- Total Questions: 40
- Total Marks: 40 Marks
- Pass Mark: 65%, or 26/40 Marks
- Duration: 60 minutes
- Open Book/ Closed Book: Closed Book
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