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2 days midweek, 2 days Sat/Sun
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 £995 plus VAT
Next available dates:
Thu 03 Feb, Thu 31 Mar
Central London / Remote attendance
Delicious lunches and refreshments (classroom)
Class size: maximum 12
Exam included in price

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About the course

Overview

The BCS Foundation Certificate in Organisational Behaviour provides an entry level qualification for anyone wishing to gain an understanding of the complex factors which shape the way organisations operate. It includes the principles of organisational design and operating models, as well as group
and individual performance, culture and behaviour. The certificate will also enable candidates to understand key principles of finance at both business and project level.

This course includes the BCS Foundation Certificate in Organisational Behaviour

This course can be attended in a classroom or remotely. If you would like to attend in the classroom, these are held at our London training venue near Old Street station. You can also attend remotely from the comfort of your home while saving time and money on travelling. Once you have booked the course, you can choose how you would like to attend.

What will you learn?

  • Organisational Principles including delivering value, structure, budgets, jobs, management and rules
  • Operating models including structures and boundaries
  • Organisational motivation, behaviour and culture
  • Group formation, dynamics and networks
  • Principles of financial reporting including balance sheet, income statement, cash flow, costing and pricing
  • Project finance including costs and benefits, payback, discounted cash flow and internal rate of return

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 (classroom)
  • 1 year BCS Associate Membership from the Chartered Institute for IT – terms and conditions apply

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It’s easy to get qualified

Pick the date that works best for you, whether it's next week or in six months

Enrol and study in two or three days either virtually or in person

Take your exam as soon as the week after you study, and receive your certification in two weeks

Syllabus

Get detailed syllabus and get a business case to get funding from your company.

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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 BCS Business Analysis Diploma Bundles and save money on the course.

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Align your team members with a common process and upskill your staff with in house training.

Choose from an already existing public course or design your own bespoke course for your specific goals and needs and change the way that your staff work, not only increasing their theoretical knowledge but their practical skill set too.

Using examples from your recent projects, your team members can find out how to make potential improvements within business analysis and agile project management with our blend of training and consultancy from industry experts.

When you nurture your internal talent, you foster an environment of trust and a belief in your team’s abilities.

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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

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

Extra time can be given for exams or reasonable adjustments can be prepared, please contact us for further information.

Yes we do, your friend or colleague will need to forward over our referral programme email to you and cc Metadata. Please refer to our Referral Programme Terms & Conditions.

The Agile courses are 3 days on the weekend and 4 days during the week. The same material is covered in both courses but the weekend course is slightly more intense as it is 3 days instead of 4. The weekend course will begin at 9am and finish at 6.30pm and the midweek courses start at 9.30am and finish at 5pm.

Your employers can simply make a booking via our website by selecting the course and at the checkout section add the candidate details (full name, email address and contact number) at the bottom of the page under ‘Additional Information’ and we will confirm the booking with both parties.

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.

There are no prerequisites for the Agile Business Analysis Foundation Course. However, the Agile Business Analysis Practitioner course requires you to have passed the Agile Foundation Exam.

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.

We've moved all our training sessions online, so you can learn in the comfort of your own home. Don't worry, we work with virtual whiteboards and break out rooms to ensure it's an interactive learning experience - just as it would be if you were training in-house.

Currently via remote online learning with a live trainer using Zoom and Miro virtual boards.

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.

You can pay via our website with a card or bank transfer by selecting ‘Pay By Bank Transfer’ at the checkout.

During the pandemic we are running the exams remotely at the comfort of your home. A member of the Metadata team will invigilate your exam where you can choose a convenient slot (exams are held during office hours).

Yes, both the Foundation and Practitioner exam is included in the course price. The Foundation Exam is a closed-book multiple choice exam with 50 questions per paper. The pass mark is 50% and the length of the exam is 40 minutes. The Practitioner Exam is an open-book, complex multiple choice exam. There are 4 questions per paper with a pass mark of 50%. The duration of the exam is 2 hours and 30 minutes.

An extra time of 15mins is given if English is not your first language or with reasonable adjustments. Please inform us upon making a booking.

All of the BCS business analysis exams are a closed book multiple choice question, duration 60-mins with the exception of the BCS Systems Development Essentials which is taken as an open book written exam with 15mins reading time and duration 60mins written exam time. 

The APMG will send out the results roughly 7-10 days after your exam date. You will then receive your certification two week after the results have been released.

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