BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Personal Learning Accounts

Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Virtual Classroom Study is equivalent to face-to-face classroom courses, but delivered in an online environment.
Location

Location
Flexible

Sector

Sector
Business, Finance and Management

Start Date

Start Date
Flexible

In a nutshell

The BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis will validate your skills and knowledge as a Business Analysis and show that you have the capabilities to function within the Business Analysis sector.

This is an internationally recognised diploma that shows you have demonstrated the full and detailed understanding of business analysis best practice.

This course is available as part of a Personal Learning Account (PLA). PLA is an initiative from the Welsh Government which offers people the chance to access free, part-time courses with flexible and convenient learning that fits around their existing lifestyle (subject to eligibility).

This course is for...

...anyone over 19, living in Wales.

...anyone in employment and earning less than £29,534 a year.

...anyone who wants to improve their skills and techniques needed to be able to confidently improve the quality and processes within an organisation.

Course content

The BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis consists of four modules and relevant exams.

Two core modules:
The BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice
The BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering

Knowledge-based specialism, of either:
The BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis
or
The BCS Foundation Certificate in Commercial Awareness

Practitioner-based module of:
The BCS Practitioner Certificate in Modelling Business Processes

Once this first part has been completed, you will then have to sit an oral exam. You will then be awarded the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis.

The three core modules are:

  • The BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice – Providing a holistic view of the organisation through strategic analysis techniques and tools, and
  • The BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering – Fully understand the requirements engineering process of eliciting, analysing, validating, documenting, and managing requirements
  • The BCS Practitioner Certificate in Modelling Business Processes – Taking you through the different levels and aspects of modelling the processes of the business, through to the framework to improve the business processes

Entry Requirements

There are no formal requirements, but you’ll need a keen interest in the subject and knowledge-based specialism of either:

  • The BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis – An overview of the principles, techniques, and tools of the Business Analyst

or

  • The BCS Foundation Certificate in Commercial Awareness – The understanding of the financial, cultural, and organisational behaviour that effects all businesses

Additional information

This course is delivered by virtual classroom. Virtual classrooms are equivalent to face-to-face classroom courses, but delivered in an online environment.

You will need to put aside 11 days to attend this course.

The course exams will be online and you need to have access to an internet enabled device with a microphone and a webcam.

Where can I study BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis?


Flexible

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact us on 01495 333777
or email pla@coleggwent.ac.uk.