The role of the Systems Analyst and Designer
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Systems Development Essentials will provide you with a solid grounding in systems investigation and quality assurance – the underpinning of successful systems development – and equip you with a BCS accreditation that is highly regarded by prestigious UK employers.
This course includes the BCS Certificate in Agile Systems Development Essentials.
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.
Professionals seeking to improve their business analysis skills and knowledge:
Click here to receive our business analysis qualifications guide and find out which is the right qualification for you.
You can also get in contact to have a chat with a course adviser.
If you attend face-to-face in a classroom or remotely:
You can take the exam at the end of the course or at a convenient time.
If you attend remotely, you can take the exam from your home using an online proctor (invigilator) – we book a day with the exam provider and then you finalise the specific date and time with the remote proctor. The price includes the exam cost.
Exam format: One hour ‘open book’ written exam, based on a business scenario. The pass mark is 50%.
The role of the Systems Analyst and Designer
Systems Development Lifecycles
System Design, Implementation and Maintenance
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.
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.
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.
Our BCS Business Analysis book is all yours when you book your first Metadata course. This is brilliant for pre-reading for your agile systems development essentials course. If you attend remotely, you will get the digital BCS BA book and all digital materials.
Founder and owner of Metadata Training, Mike has been working in IT for more than 30 years. His passion for teaching business analysis has resulted in a high demand for his courses.
With a passion for good modelling and architecture, Rod likes to share with delegates his practical experience and enthusiasm.
With over 30 years’ experience in business analysis, project management, consultancy, systems development and teaching, Nick De Voil likes to share his experience and support delegate to be successful.
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.
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.
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, 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 other Wednesday evenings at 18:00 and some weekends (please contact us to check availability).
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I trained with Metadata for the full BCS Business Analysis Diploma course and could only attend 1 module at the classroom due to Coronavirus. The rest were completed virtually via Zoom, but this didn't have impact with regards to learning the syllabus. The Metadata office has been very accommodating with scheduling and changing dates of courses, and the tutors were excellent providing great insight. I would highly recommend Metadata.
This course is part of the BCS business Analysis Diploma Qualification