BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis - Only 6 Days

Four reasons why you should sit your Business Analysis course with Firebrand Training

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  1. You'll be Business Analysis trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 6-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your Business Analysis course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass Business Analysis first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study Business Analysis with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 65.217 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

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"Great instructor, content and facilities. I will definitely use Firebrand again."
Wincy Mok, AfaPeople UK. - BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis (6 days) (9.10.2017 to 14.10.2017)

"Intense but rewarding experience for those looking to learn in a fast passed and focused environment."
Ez Balci, New Signature. - BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis (6 days) (9.10.2017 to 14.10.2017)

"Well delivered, engaging training sessions. Easy location to get to. "
Michael Oshodi, N/A. - BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis (6 days) (18.12.2016 to 23.12.2016)

"Great location, friendly and very helpful staff. Super facilities, and you will not be disappointed if you book a course."
George Fallis, N/A. - BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis (6 days) (9.5.2016 to 14.5.2016)

"Supportive, accelerated learning in a comfortable environment."
Rochelle Mill, N/A. - BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis (6 days) (9.5.2016 to 14.5.2016)

"Third time at FB and have been pleased with the facilities and training assigned."
Steven Roberts, Leicestershire Police. - BCS CISMP (4 days) (4.9.2017 to 7.9.2017)

"A thoroughly rewarding experience that focus the mind on your course of choice without external distraction."
Anonymous - BCS CISMP (4 days) (26.6.2017 to 29.6.2017)

"Firebrand training gave me more understanding of the subject then was required to pass the exam so i felt confident taking my knowledge into the workplace"
Matthew Corbett. - BCS CISMP (4 days) (19.4.2017 to 22.4.2017)

"Excellent trainer, but course was intensive. Recommended if you are prepared to put this time in. Cannot recommend the trainer enough. "
John Doherty, Atos. - BCS CISMP (4 days) (11.1.2016 to 14.1.2016)

"Hard work but everybody in the class passed the certification exam. Therefore must have been a good course with a great trainer and even better delegates! "
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Get four BCS Business Analysis certifications in just six days – that’s 40% faster than traditional training! You’ll take four BCS accredited courses and exams, each of which results in a professional qualification.

The BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis is an internationally recognised qualification that proves you have the knowledge, skills and flexible capabilities to be effective as a business analyst. To achieve this qualification, you must pass four BCS certifications which are included in the course. You must also pass an oral exam. This is not included in the course and you must book this through BCS.

Get four BCS certifications

This course has been built for both experienced practitioners and those new to business analysis. You’ll get the following certifications:

  • BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis
    Get the fundamental knowledge in business analysis principles, techniques, approaches and concepts.

  • BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering
    Learn to understand and explain the requirements engineer approach and adopt relevant techniques.

  • BCS Practitioner Certificate in Modelling Business Processes
    You’ll apply business process modelling analysis techniques and understand a framework for business process improvement.

  • BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice
    As part of this certification you’ll learn how to use a holistic approach to the investigation and improvement of business situations.

Note: This course is provided in conjunction with Metadata Ltd, a BCS accredited training organisation.

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Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a Certification Guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis

  • Understand the role and competencies of a business analyst
  • Strategy analysis
  • Understand business system and business process modelling
  • Stakeholder analysis
  • Understand and learn investigation and modelling techniques
  • Requirements engineering
  • Analyse business case development
  • Management of business change

BCS Certificate in Requirements Engineering

  • Explain the importance of linking requirements to the Business Case
  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of key stakeholders in the requirements engineering process
  • Explain the use of a range of requirements elicitation techniques and the relevance of the techniques to business situations
  • Analyse, prioritise and organise elicited requirements
  • Document requirements
  • Identify problems with requirements and explain how requirements documentation may be improved
  • Create a model of the features required from a system
  • Interpret a model of the data requirements for an information system
  • Describe the principles of Requirements Management and explain the importance of managing requirements
  • Describe the use of tools to support Requirements Engineering
  • Explain the process and stakeholders involved in Requirements Validation

BCS Certificate in Modelling Business Processes

  • Identify and model core business processes at an organisational level
  • Identify and model business processes at the process level
  • Identify the events that trigger the business processes
  • Identify the outcomes from the business processes
  • Model the actors, tasks and process flows that comprise a business process
  • Analyse the tasks within a business process
  • Identify the business rules applied within tasks
  • Analyse the performance issues of individual tasks
  • Identify the performance measures applied within a business process
  • Analyse and improve business processes

BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice

  • 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

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You'll sit the following exams at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

  • BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis
  • BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering
  • BCS Practitioner Certificate in Modelling Business Processes
  • BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice

To achieve this qualification, you must pass the four BCS certifications above which are included in the course. You must also pass an oral exam. This is not included in the course and you must book this through BCS.

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The following comprehensive course material is included in this accelerated course:

  • BCS ‘Business Analysis’ textbook, by Yeates, Paul & Cadle - ISBN - 13: 978-1780172774

Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Firebrand goes digital

We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on 0720-880599.

There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.

Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMI, GIAC, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, CISSP CBK Review and CSX Practitioner Level 1,2 and 3
  • *** On site testing is not included for our PMI, GIAC, CSX Practitioner or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses.
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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There are no formal prerequisites to attend the course but you will benefit from having some experience in a business analyst role, or by having a general understanding of business analysis. 

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on 0720-880599 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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