BCS Business Analysis Diploma Fast Track — A 10 day course

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Organisations are continually looking for ways to develop the skills in their staff in the fastest and most cost-effective way - and to be assured of a return on their investment in training by seeing their staff acquire qualifications which are recognised as being highly relevant to their role in the organisation.

This unique, highly practical and intensive two week course will equip delegates with little or no previous experience with the full range of knowledge and skills needed to take on the role of a Business Analyst.

During the course, delegates will have the opportunity to sit the four written examinations which are needed for the BCS diploma in Business Analysis.

Delegates may take the final oral examination a minimum of six weeks after passing the final written exam. The oral examination must be taken within 12 months of receiving the final written exam result. All examinations and examination fees are included in the course fee.

This is an intensive 10-day residential course and accommodation is included from arrival Monday to departure Friday for both weeks. The Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings in between the course weeks are available at an additional charge. Delegates should expect some evening work each day comprising of case study exercises and revision for examinations.


During this training course, delegates will learn how to:


Evaluating a Financial Case

Budgeting, Costing and Pricing

Financial Reporting and Analysis

Market analysis and competitive advantage

Organisational behaviour and culture

Group formation

Principles of organisational structureOperating models

Business Analysis rationale

Understanding the strategic context

Project discipline for Business Analysis studies

Understanding the situation/issues

Analysing stakeholder perspectives

Analysing and modelling business activities

Identifying potential solutions

Making the business case

Context for Business Process Modelling

Organisational model of processes

Modelling the Business Processes

Documenting tasks

Evaluating and improving Business Processes

Transition from process modelling to requirements definition

Requirements Engineering in context

Requirements stakeholders and elicitation

Organising and analysing requirements

Use of models in requirements engineering

Requirements documentation

Requirements validation and management

Publicly scheduled dates, locations, and prices

A schedule of dates for this subject is not currently available. Please call 0333 210 0140 or use our contact form to enquire about places and availability.

PLEASE NOTE: The first date for each event shown above is the 'start' date of the course.

Please IGNORE the 'end' date.

This course will run for ten consecutive working days, Monday to Friday each week for two weeks.

Delegates also have the option to purchase accommodation at the training centre for the Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights (in between week one and week two of the course). This is available for an additional charge.

Suitable For

This course is designed for anyone wishing to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to be a Business Analyst and/or acquire the BCS Business Analysis Diploma.


There are no prerequisites for attending this course.


All examination fees are included in the course fee.

The BA Diploma Oral exam is also included in the course fee.

Upon successful completion of all the written exams candidates will be sent information on up-coming Oral exam dates. Please note, the Oral exam is not conducted during the Fast track course.