Business Analysis Course - BCS Practitioner

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Business Analysis Course - BCS Practitioner


Thinking about a career in Business Analysis?

The BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis has been designed to provide valuable learning for those in roles such as business analyst, business architect, business systems analyst, data analyst, enterprise analyst, management consultant, process analyst, product manager, product owner, project manager, and systems analyst.

Building upon the Foundation in Business Analysis course, the Practitioner Certificate places emphasis on valuable business analysis skills and toolkit including the the strategic context for business analysis, how and when to select and apply a range of techniques and tools to analyse the current state of a business, how to establish the target state of a business, the value of ongoing stakeholder engagement and analysis and the purpose and content of the business case.

Online, self-study, global access to study in any country

  • Study time: 40 hours
  • Gain Industry Skills
  • 12 months course access
  • Includes exam
  • Job and Career Support
  • Tutor support
  • Learn Online - Study at home or work
  • Aligned to SFIAPlus
    IT Industry Framework
  • Globally Recognised BCS Certificate
  • Free 1 year BCS Membership

Business Analysis Course - BCS Practitioner

The BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis is a globally recognised professional qualification which will help develop your knowledge and understanding in these specific subjects:

Course Subjects You Learn

  • Explain the purpose of an organisation’s vision
  • Apply a suitable technique to analyse the internal environment of an organisation
  • Apply a suitable technique to analyse the external environment of an organisation
  • Prepare a SWOT analysis
  • Use tools to measure performance
  • Explain the activities required to engage stakeholders
  • Identify generic stakeholder categories using the stakeholder wheel
  • Use the CATWOE technique to analyse stakeholder perspectives and identify similarities and differences
  • Categorise stakeholders in terms of their power and influence and level of interest 
  • Choose an appropriate stakeholder management strategy 
  • Choose suitable methods to research the business situation 
  • Identify a suitable quantitative or qualitative investigation technique 
  • Identify advantages and disadvantages of the different investigation techniques 
  • Use tools to represent the current business situation 
  • Use a business activity model 
  • Identify the 5 activities included in a BAM 
  • Explain the need for a consensus BAM 
  • Explain the three types of business events 
  • Explain the use of a target operating model(TOM) 
  • Identify the stages of Design Thinking 
  • Describe the use of divergent and convergent thinking 
  • Explain the process of gap analysis 
  • Distinguish between areas of feasibility 
  • Explain the rationale for the development of a business case 
  • Identify the contents of a business case 
  • Identify tangible and intangible costs and benefits 
  • Identify risks and their potential impact 
  • Explain the rationale for the financial case and the appraisal techniques 
  • Relate the business case to the business change lifecycle.

Study Easily Online with Duco Digital

• Work through online course content which is easy to follow, understand and in a logical format• Login to continue your course and monitor your progression easily at-a-glance• Book your online exam to take at home or in an office, no need to visit a test centre• Multiple choice exam• Test paper included with practice questions• Tutor support available 9 am - 5 pm weekdays GMT• Start today!

Who is BCS?

Recognised globally by corporations, academics and IT professionals, BCS is the British Computer Society, more commonly known as the Chartered Institute for IT.

They have over 60,000 members in 150 countries, and a wider community of business leaders, educators, practitioners and policy-makers all committed to their mission of leading the IT industry through its ethical challenges, to support the people who work in the industry, and to make IT good for society.
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Business Analysis Course - BCS Practitioner

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Duco Digital Training is a trusted provider of BCS online accredited courses, boot camps and training in an exciting range of business and technology subjects, Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Machine Learning, Business Analysis, Data Protection, Data Analysis, Digital Product Management, IT Ethics, Sales and Marketing, and ManagementThese range from short courses (awards), focused certifications at essential, foundation and practitioner levels, diplomas and bundles; designed to fit with career goals, your available time to learn and budget.

As well as strengthening skills and knowledge in a current role, these industry-recognised qualifications are recognised in over 200 countries, and can also open up a range of exciting new opportunities with a free one-year membership to BCS which offers professional networking, CPD and career support when learners pass their exam with Duco Digital.

We are committed to making learning as easy as possible. Our courses are designed so you can learn at home or work, without excessive reading or time-consuming assignments. Upgrade your skills and become indispensable to your company - enrol on a course today and begin your path to success!

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