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Business Analysis Foundation - Third Edition

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This BCS and APMG accredited Business Analysis Foundation online training course provides an overview of the ever important Business Analyst role, and covers the broad range of techniques used within the structure of the Business Analysis process model.

It shows the links between the Business, the users and IT, and the valuable contribution the Business Analyst makes and the tools and techniques they have at their disposal.

The BCS Business Analysis Foundation certificate is relevant to anyone requiring an understanding of Business Analysis including business analysts, business managers and their staff, business change managers and project managers.

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Course Overview

The Business Analysis Foundation online training course is fully accredited by the APMG. This Business Analysis Foundation online training course will cover everything you need to pass the Business Analysis Foundation examination first time. So whether you’re new to Business Analysis or experienced and are just looking to update your Business Analysis knowledge then the Business Analysis Foundation course is worth considering.

This Business Analysis Foundation course is running at a near 100% pass rate so you can be assured if you chose to study the Business Analysis Foundation online training course you will be using the highest quality Business Analysis course on offer in the project management industry.

You will have access to the Business Analysis Foundation online training course for one year so you can study at your own pace. The Business Analysis Foundation course will take around 20 hours to complete. Once you have completed the course you can test your knowledge on the Business Analysis Foundation mock exam simulator. Once you are achieving over 60% on the Business Analysis Foundation mock exam simulator you can put yourself in for the real Business Analysis Foundation exam. The Business Analysis Foundation exam can be taken online or in a test centre.  Exams can be booked at the reduced rate of £185 through the course trainer.

This online training will cover everything you need to pass the Foundation exam first time.

Note:  This course does not include the official course manual.


Session 1 – Introduction/What is Business Analysis

  • The origins of Business Analysis
  • The development of Business Analysis
  • The scope of Business Analysis work
  • The role and responsibilities of a Business Analyst

Session 2 – The Competencies of a Business Analyst

  • Behavioural Skills and personal qualities
  • Business Knowledge
  • Techniques
  • Development of competencies

Session 3 – Strategy Analysis

  • The context for strategy
  • Strategy development
  • External environmental analysis
  • Internal environment analysis
  • SWOT analysis
  • Implementing strategy

Session 4 – The Business Analysis Process Model

  • Approach to problem solving
  • Stages of the Business Analysis process model
  • Procedures for each process model stage
  • Techniques used within each process model stage

Session 5 – Investigation Techniques

  • Interviews
  • Observation
  • Workshops
  • Scenarios
  • Prototyping
  • Quantitative approaches
  • Documenting the current business situation

Session 6 – Stakeholder Analysis and Management

  • Definition of a stakeholder
  • Stakeholder categories and identification
  • Analysing stakeholders
  • Stakeholder management strategies
  • Managing Stakeholders

Session 7 – Modelling Business Systems

  • Soft systems methodology
  • Business Perspectives
  • Business activity models
  • Business events
  • Business rules
  • Critical success factors and KPI’s
  • Use of the business activity model in gap analysis

Session 8 – Modelling Business Processes

  • Organisational context
  • An alternative view of an organisation
  • Value propositions and value chain
  • Business Process Models
  • Improving business processes

Session 9 – Gathering the Requirements

  • The problems with requirements
  • A process for requirements engineering
  • Actors in requirements engineering
  • Requirements elicitation
  • Building the requirements list
  • Requirements analysis
  • Validating requirementss

Session 10 – Documenting and Managing Requirements

  • The requirements document
  • The requirements catalogue
  • Managing requirements

Session 11 – Modelling Requirements

  • Modelling system functions
  • Modelling system data

Session 12 – Delivering the Requirements

  • Delivering the solution
  • Context for the delivery approach
  • Delivery lifecycles

Session 13 – Making a Business and Financial Case

  • The business case in the project lifecycle
  • Assessing project feasibility
  • Structure of a business case
  • Investment appraisal
  • Presentation of a business case
  • Benefits realisation approach

Session 14 – Implementing Business Change

  • Introducing a new business system
  • The environment for change


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