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3 days midweek, 2 days Sat/Sun
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Central London or Cardiff
Delicious lunches and refreshments
Class size: maximum 12

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About the course

Overview

This highly interactive course will develop the practical skills you need to become an effective business analyst and equip you with a BCS (formerly ISEB) accreditation that is highly regarded by prestigious employers.

This course includes the BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice.

What will you learn?

  • Develop a business IT strategy
  • Identify key performance indicators
  • Understand stakeholder perspectives
  • Model business activities
  • Perform gap analysis
  • Identify business improvements
  • Manage project stakeholders
  • Propose useful IT projects
  • Identify costs and benefits for IT projects

Who is this course for?

Professionals seeking to improve their business analysis skills and knowledge:

  • Practising business analysts – experienced or junior
  • Project experts including project managers, project support staff, and project analysis
  • Business experts including product owners, subject matter experts (SMEs), business change managers, senior users and project stakeholders
  • IT experts including systems architects, software developers, testers, support, and trainers

What is included in the course price?

  • Teaching by a real expert
  • Exam and certification fee
  • BCS “Business Analysis” book with your first Metadata course
  • Delicious lunches and refreshments
  • 1 year BCS Associate Membership from the Chartered Institute for IT – terms and conditions apply

Exam

One hour ‘open book’ written exam, based on a business scenario. The pass mark is 50%.

Syllabus

There are no formal requirements to attend this course.

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Upcoming dates

We are in the process of scheduling more course dates for this course. Please contact us if you want to be notified of future dates.

Book the Special BCS Business Analysis Diploma Bundle and pay only £400+VAT for the course (excluding exam).

What makes our courses different

With Metadata Training you get more than just a certificate

Learn to put the theory into practice from our expert lecturers. They bring theory to life by drawing on their vast experience.

The specific structure of our courses prepares you successfully for the exam while you develop skills that you can apply straightaway in your role.

 

Personalised support

We keep our classes small to allow time for discussion and one on one interaction, giving you the specific support you need.

During our courses, we do more than just show you information. We have plenty of individual and small group case study exercises with worked solutions.

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We supply everything

Delicious lunches and refreshments are all on us. Share ideas with like-minded people over lunch in a relaxed environment to further develop your career.

 

Course material

Our BCS Business Analysis book is all yours when you book your first Metadata course. This is brilliant for pre-reading for your business analysis practice course.

Our course binders contain everything you need. Notes, case studies, and sample BCS exams.

Our trainers

What to expect

Expect an interactive and practical training.

During the course, delegates learn business analysis best practices as used in the industry.

When they go back to their work they see an improvement in their analysis and as a consequence their confidence.

Frequently Asked Questions

Metadata is specialised in business analysis courses and aims to offer a more personalised and flexible training experience. We are committed to creating long-lasting relationships with the delegates and companies we work with, and with supporting their training every step of the way. As a direct seller, we have the flexibility to tailor our courses to suit the needs of our clients.

Yes, you can cancel a booking but in order to do so without penalty, we require 10 days notice. For more information on our cancellation policy, see our terms and conditions.

Yes, we are accredited by the BCS and IIBA.

Yes, BCS will email you a registration login to download a copy of your e-certificate.

No, none of our courses require you to have IT skills.

We recommend you do some pre-reading as this will help you to get the most out of the course. We will send you the required material (including a case study) one week before the course start.

When you book onto a course we will send you a copy of our core textbook Business Analysis. One week before the start of the course we will email you the chapters to read and any extra reading material you need. You will receive additional material (including slides and exam preparation) during the course.

Most of our delegates take the exam immediately after finishing the course (on the last day), but if you prefer you can take it at a later date. We run exams every Thursday evenings at 18:00 and some weekends (please contact us to check availability).

I thought the course was the BEST professional course that I have been on! I really learned a lot, and feel that Requirement Engineering in particular is the couuse that will set my career in the correct direction.

Daniel Lombard
Finance Global Process Manager, Elsevier

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This course is part of the BCS business Analysis Diploma Qualification

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