BCS Foundation in Business Analysis — A 3 day course

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This Foundation level course provides attendees with an overview of the role of the Business Analyst who acts as the link between business needs, users and IT within change initiatives.

The course introduces delegates to the contribution that a business analyst makes and the tools and techniques they have at their disposal to assist them in their role.

At the end of the course the delegates may sit an examination to obtain the BCS Business Analysis Foundation Certificate. This qualification provides a foundation for the range of specialist BCS modular certificates in the areas of Business Analysis, IS Consultancy and Business Change, plus the higher level BCS Diploma in Business Analysis.

In addition, this course can be used to provide a foundation for specialists in other disciplines, particularly Project Managers and System Developer.


This course will enable delegates to:


Introduction to Business Analysis

The role of the Business Analyst - Skills and Competencies

Introducing The Business Analysis Process Model

Introducing Strategy Analysis

Exploration of Investigation Techniques

Modeling the Business System

Understanding Stakeholder Analysis and Management

Use of Business Process Modeling

Making a Business and Financial Case

Undertaking Requirements Engineering

Modeling the IT System

Managing Business Change

Information Resource Management

BCS Business Analysis Foundation Exam

Publicly scheduled dates, locations, and prices

Select a date to enquire about availability of places. For dates after 21 September 2019, please call 0333 210 0140 or use our contact form to enquire about places and availability.

Birmingham — £1495 (+VAT)

Brighton — £1495 (+VAT)

Bristol — £1495 (+VAT)

Edinburgh — £1495 (+VAT)

Glasgow — £1495 (+VAT)

Leeds — £1495 (+VAT)

London — £1495 (+VAT)

Manchester — £1495 (+VAT)

Nottingham — £1495 (+VAT)

Suitable For

Those wishing to attain the BCS Diploma in Business Analysis


A general understanding of the Business or IT Environment and completion of pre-course study material as supplied

Ability to commit to 2-3 hours homework per night during the course

Delegates will be expected to have completed the assigned pre-course study material which is based on the course text - BCS Business Analysis. This work is likely to take delegates 6-10 hours and will be sent to you approximately two weeks before the start of your course


This course prepares participants to sit the one-hour, multiple-choice examination leading to the BCS Business Analysis Foundation Certificate.

The exam fee is included in the cost of the course.