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Business Analysis Foundation Course

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Our BCS accredited Business Analysis Foundation training course 4th edition is designed to give you the first step into the Business Analysis role, teaching you the relationship between the business, IT and the users.

The Foundation level training course is interactive, and full access to learning resources and a trainer are provided both pre and post course, along with a dedicated account manager.

Once you have completed your course, you can choose a paper or online exam and sit the multiple choice exam to obtain the BCS Business Analysis Foundation Certificate. This first step qualification is a foundation to the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis.

Our Business Analysis training course will help you find opportunities in our rapidly changing world, by preparing you with the skills modern companies need from their employees to remain competitive.

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Course Details

Level Introductory
Pre-requisites None
Accreditation BCS
Exam format Multiple choice questions
Exam duration 1 hour
Exam pass mark 65%
Our pass rate 96%

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What does the course cover?

This accredited Business Analysis Foundation certification course 4th edition will enable you to get international recognition through the British Computer Society and IIBA.

Whether you are an individual or someone looking for group training, we can offer both e-learning and classroom training to achieve the Foundation exam. On-site training is also available for the higher levels of Business Analysis. Just ask us for more details.

Thousands of students from all over the world have taken our online accredited BA Foundation course, you can take it in your own time, and the animation, voice and exercises keep learning interesting and flowing.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of business analysis principles and techniques. Key areas are:

  • The role and competencies of a business analyst
  • Strategy analysis
  • Business system and business process modelling
  • Stakeholder analysis
  • Investigation and modelling techniques
  • Requirements engineering
  • Business case development
  • Management of business change

How will Business Analysis help me?

Business analysis has become one of today’s hottest subjects, a real link between a firm’s information technology and business objectives, skilled business analysts contribute to the profitability of companies large and small, in most every industry. Business Analyst training will help you find opportunities in our rapidly changing world, by preparing you with the skills modern companies need to remain competitive.

The demand for Business Analysts has grown over 30% in the last couple of years, with a senior Business Analyst commanding salaries in excess of £80,000 a year, and currently demand outstrips supply.

This Foundation course will enable you to get International recognition through the British Computer Society and IIBA, and you will be supported during your online training by experienced BA trainers until you are ready to take the online BA Foundation Exam. Thousands of students from all over the world have taken our online accredited BA Foundation course, you can take it in your own time, and the animation, voice and exercises keep it interesting and flowing.

You may qualify for a year’s free BCS Associate Membership

Free Associate membership of BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, worth £88, for any candidate who successfully passes their first BCS Professional Certification. The candidate will receive free BCS membership for 1 year which provides a host of benefits such as:

Professional recognition

  • Tools to gain recognition within the industry include post nominal letters AMBCS, and a defined path to Chartered status via Professional membership.

Career development

  • To plan and track progression, members use our Personal Development Plan (PDP), the CPD portal and gain full access to Browse SFIAplus, the online tool that allows them to explore the industry framework for IT skills, training and development.

Networking

  • Top people, great ideas and the latest thinking locally, nationally and online – our global networking opportunities are unrivalled and include branches, specialist groups and the Member Network.

Knowledge and best practice

  • From the latest industry news to our massive online library, the Institute’s information services keep members up to date with best practice, and at the cutting edge of IT.

Exclusive discounts and offers

  • Adding even more value to membership, our discounts and free services enable members to enjoy savings both at work and at home

As a BCS member, there are many great resources and pieces of content available to you, to help with anything from perfecting your CV to advice on remote working. Check out Springboard via your MyBCS and explore everything available to you.

Is the course right for me?

This course is relevant to anyone requiring an understanding of Business Analysis This multi-disciplinary group includes:

  • Business analysts
  • Business managers and their staff
  • Business change managers
  • Change implementers/enablers (e.g. portfolio, programme and project managers)

Exam format

  • Multiple choice format
  • 40 questions per paper
  • 26 marks or more required to pass (out of 40 available) – 65%
  • 60 minutes duration
  • Closed-book
  • Take your exam online with ProctorU, find out more on our exams page

Why study with Training Bytesize?

As experts in delivering project management training through a range of study styles, your success is key to our success. We understand how people learn, we know how to train people to pass exams, we employ the best trainers and specialise in small class sizes to help you get the best from your investment. So, if you’re looking to enhance your project management skills and ensure you pass first time, Training ByteSize is a name you can trust.

As a family run business, project and programme management training is in our blood, and so is innovation. Our founders have been part of the industry since the 1990’s, specifically founding Key Skills and developing the world’s first accredited e-learning course for PRINCE2.

Today we are proud to continue with world firsts; with second generation Victoria at the helm, she had led Training ByteSize to ensure were the first company to develop and deliver e-learning options for accredited courses including Business Analysis Foundation, ITIL4, and AgilePM.  When we say we’re experts in project management training, we really do mean it.

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ONLINE TRAINING


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Business Analysis Foundation 4th edition online training and exam – 3 months access

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Online learning is a great way to study and our e-learning courses are interactive and engaging.

Studying for your qualification online is a viable option for so many project managers:

  • Learning is completely flexible to suit your busy schedule
  • The interactive online course consists of voice-over and animation to keep you engaged throughout the learning
  • You can access it anywhere in the world and take your exam online at a time that suits you best
  • The e-learning will take at least 20 hours to complete to ensure you are properly prepared for the exam. Our online learning also includes an in-depth revision guide and a quiz bank which contains over 200 questions to test your knowledge and understanding of the course prior to sitting the official exam
  • Our pass rates are well in excess of the national average, there is really no reason you should fail!

Please be aware, the Business Analysis handbook is required for the Foundation exam and studies, you can buy yours here

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ONSITE TRAINING

If you are looking to train a team of people, you’ll find that our onsite training is a viable and cost effective option for you. We will ensure that from the initial consultation of your requirements to the end result of the course, you and your learners will have had the best possible learning experience and we strive for the highest pass rates for your team.

We also offer group online training. Maybe you would like everyone to study online in order to save time out of the office? We offer great prices for multiple learners; the best way to find out the pricing for that is to complete this short form and we’ll come right back to you. Alternatively you can speak to one of our experts now on +44 (0)1270 626330.

VIRTUAL TRAINING

Our Virtual Course platform delivers accredited and certified training, led by leading subject matter experts, direct to your home, mobile, computer or office without the hassle of travelling or staying away. It is so easy to fit in an online class into your busy schedule; simply log in from home, the office, or even while you are travelling.

Students can ask questions using a headset, webcam or a chat window, and get their questions answered, just like in a traditional classroom. Questions can be lined up and answered at intervals, without interrupting the teacher’s flow of thought. There is no difference in the level of interaction – in fact distractions are significantly reduced because of this way of teaching. Our trainers have a minimum of 10 years training experience, plus have previously run and managed live projects, so have real-life experience they bring to the virtual session.

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GROUP TRAINING

Why consider onsite training with Training ByteSize?

  • Cost per person is significantly reduced
  • Pass rates are in excess of the national average
  • Dedicated account manager to see the project through with you
  • Our trainers have a wealth of experience across a variety of industries
  • All our training advisors are qualified in the subject they’re advising on

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