Business Analysts are increasingly required to extend themselves beyond their traditional role of developing and maintaining IT systems. They need the capability to understand the business strategy, use proven techniques to analyse the business area, and identify changes to business processes needed to meet internal and external challenges.
This course develops the skills needed to work with senior business and IT staff to analyse and model business activities. Delegates will learn how to investigate business problems, and how to identify and recommend appropriate creative solutions.
WHO'S IT FOR?
- No prerequisites for attending this course.
- Delegates wishing to acquire the skill set required for analysing and addressing business problems and wishing to attain the BCS Business Systems Development Certificate in Business Analysis Practice would benefit from attending this course.
- Ideal for project / product managers, systems developers and team leaders in organisations of all sizes.
- Also useful for business managers and staff wanting to gain an understanding of Business Analysis Practice and contribute to their organisation's wellbeing.
- This course is designed for anyone wishing to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to be a Business Analyst and/or acquire the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis.
Learners who pass this qualification will be able to demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the underlying principles and philosophies of Business Analysis. The syllabus reflects general and well-established best practice for business analysis work. By the end of the course, learners you will be able to:
- Describe how a business strategy is developed.
- Use strategic analysis techniques.
- Describe the need for project discipline.
- Explain techniques to investigate an organisation's business systems.
- Describe an approach to improving business systems.
- Explain the importance of stakeholder management and use a stakeholder analysis technique.
- Use techniques for the analysis and modelling of business systems.
- Describe how recommendations for business improvement may be identified.
- Describe the contents of a rigorous business case for the development and implementation of business changes.
- Identify costs, benefits, impacts and risks for an option in a business case.