BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis

Introduction

Are you someone who thrives on attention to detail, excels in solving complex problems, and possesses outstanding interpersonal abilities? If you are looking for a fulfilling career that enables you to spearhead transformation in businesses of all scales and fields, becoming a Business Analyst might be the perfect fit for you.

In today’s dynamic and ever-changing business environment, organisations constantly need to adapt their strategies to address challenges, seize opportunities, and minimise risks. Business Analysis is a vital discipline that enables companies to navigate these changes by working closely with stakeholders to identify requirements, suggesting valuable alternatives for customers and other stakeholders, and overseeing the implementation of selected solutions.

Whether you’re looking to embark on a new venture in this field or enhance your existing career in business analysis, we provide a comprehensive training programme to nurture your professional growth. The BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis is a globally recognised certification that opens doors to exciting career possibilities across the globe, by highlighting your competency and expertise in conducting business analysis at all stages of enterprise transformation.

This course benefits from 1-year BCS membership and our Exam Pass Guarantee*.

Course code

C9UN

Location

Varies

Price

£2995

Suitability

Is the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis suitable for me?

Any business or IT professionals looking to showcase their business analysis skills would be ideal candidates for this course.

Current Business Analysts who want to enhance their skill set and individuals looking to embark on a career as a Business Analyst should also consider this course.

You will learn core skills from this internationally recognised qualification providing the ability for career progression.

Benefits

How will the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis benefit me?

You will also benefit from:

  • Exam Pass Guarantee*.
  • 1-year BCS membership included (worth £92).
  • Fast-track your learning with our Virtual Classroom course.
  • Enhance your career prospects.
  • Learn from expert trainers with vast experience in this field.
  • We offer interest-free payment options.

We’re proud of our excellent rating on Trustpilot, with over 13,000 reviews from our past students.

BCS Membership Benefits

This course benefits from 1-year BCS membership worth £92, which is eligible from the moment you pass your first exam.

Benefits of this associate’s membership include:

  • Professional recognition
  • Career development
  • Networking
  • Knowledge and best practice
  • Exclusive discounts and offers

Read the full membership details.

Exam Pass Guarantee

*Exam Pass Guarantee to give you peace of mind to succeed

Our virtual classroom training has provided high pass rates, which has made us confident to offer an Exam Pass Guarantee. Have peace of mind, knowing we’ll support you until you are certified.

With our Exam Pass Guarantee, if you do not pass the exam after attending our training course, you can attend the same training again for free.

All we ask is that you:

  • Attend all class days and complete all assignments.
  • Take the exam within 30 days of your Virtual Classroom training.
  • Request your course re-enrolment within 30 days of the failed exam attempt.

Please note: Students retaking the course must use any materials or books distributed to them in their original course session. Failure to provide these materials will result in the student being charged for replacement(s).

Careers

What jobs can I apply for after my BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis training?

There are many different roles you can explore with the certification, not just as a Business Analyst. For example, Consulting, Strategy Planning, and Project Management.

The following industries are very popular with this Diploma:

  • Business Analysis
  • Business Architecture
  • Enterprise Architecture

The average Salary for a Business Analyst is £40k per year.

(Source: Payscale)

Why Us

Why choose to study the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis with e-Careers?

We have developed an expert team over the last 10 years since our inception. In that time, we have trained over 625,000 delegates globally, which has helped offer the highest quality training, and we have earned a 5-star rating on Trustpilot, from over 10,000 students.

We have refined all of our courses over the years to ensure all students receive the best course material needed to pass exams and excel in their respective fields.

Additional benefits

  • Improve employability.
  • Classroom course to ensure high-level learning.
  • Expert teachers with years of experience.
  • Financial plans available that consist of interest-free options.
  • Business Analysis handbook included.

Syllabus & Exams

The BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis is achieved by passing the exams for the following four modules, before passing the oral exam, which is conducted online?

Knowledge-based Specialist Module:

  • BCS Foundation Certificate in Organisational Behaviour- gain an understanding of the factors which shape the way organisations operate, including organisational design, operating models, group and individual motivation, behaviour and culture, as well as business and project finance.

Two Core Practitioner Modules:

  • BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice- learn how to set a change initiative in strategic context, analyse stakeholder perspectives, analyse and model business activities, identify potential solutions, and make the business case.
  • BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering- using the Requirements Engineering Framework, learn how to elicit, analyse, model, validate, document and manage business requirements, for the development and design of business solutions?

Practitioner Specialist Module:

  • BCS?Practitioner Certificate in Modelling Business Processes- using standard notation sets and techniques, learn how to model at the three levels of the business process hierarchy, in order to document, analyse and improve business processes.

Oral Examination:

  • Our one-day BCS Oral Examination Preparation Workshopwill prepare you for your BCS oral exam, which, in respect of the three Practitioner Modules, will test your knowledge of the topics, and your ability to apply the business analysis techniques to given situations or contexts.

One-day training courses offered by e-Careers

AI for Business Analysts course

  • Human and Artificial Intelligence, and types of AI
  • The process of Machine Learning
  • The potential benefits, challenges and risks associated with an AI project
  • The future of AI – human and machine together

Data for Business Analysts course

  • Introduction to data, from a Business Analysis perspective
  • Modelling data using Class Diagrams
  • Defining data requirements
  • Obtaining and recording data, to support functional requirements
  • Analysing data for decision-making – a survey of data analytics
  • Protecting data

Exams

BCS Foundation Certificate in Organisational Behaviour Exam

  • Type – 40 Multiple-choice questions
  • Duration – 60 mins
  • Supervised– Yes
  • Pass Mark – 26/40 (65%)

BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice Exam

  • Type– 40 multiple-choice and multiple-response questions
  • Duration– 60 mins
  • Supervised– Yes
  • Pass mark– 26/40 (65%)

BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering Exam

  • Type– 40 multiple-choice and multiple-response questions
  • Duration– 60 mins
  • Supervised– Yes
  • Pass mark– 26/40 (65%)

BCS?Practitioner Certificate in Modelling Business Processes Exam

  • Type– 40 multiple-choice and multiple-response questions
  • Duration– 60 mins
  • Supervised– Yes
  • Pass mark– 26/40 (65%)

BCS Oral Examination

Once you have passed all the module exams, you can book your BCS oral exam directly with BCS.The oral exam is conducted by two oral examiners and lasts for 50 minutes.

The questions are concerned with the application of the business analysis techniques and approaches covered by the three Practitioner Modules, requiring you to apply your business analysis knowledge and understanding to scenarios described by the oral examiners.

The oral examination is the final element of the programme leading to the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis.

Fees are paid directly to Pearson VUE for the written exams, and to BCS for the oral exam. Please note that, except for the oral exam, all other exam fees are included in this training programme.

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