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This fast-track course combines BCS Business Analysis Practice and BCS Requirements Engineering into 5 days. These courses are the 2 core modules for the BCS Business Analysis Diploma.
This 5 day, 1-week intensive course equips you with all the core skills needed to be a practicing business analyst.
If you want to progress to the full Business Analysis Diploma really quickly, then, by combining this course with our weekend courses, you can complete the 4 certificates needed for the entire BCS BA diploma in 9 continuous days, contact us for details.
Expect a fast-paced intense course – up to 2 hours homework is needed most days. Delegates are sent pre-reading before course start to familiarise themselves with the content. We can combine two 3-day courses into a 5-day course through some syllabus overlaps and through some longer days (normally 9:30am – 5.30pm).
Professionals seeking to improve their business analysis skills and knowledge
Two, one hour ‘open book’ written exams, based on business scenarios. The pass mark is 50%.
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 business analysis courses.
Our course binders contain everything you need. Notes, case studies, and sample BCS exams.
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 wealth of experience gained in a variety of roles in blue-chip environments and the public sector, such as American Express and HM Treasury, Richard passion for business analysis makes sure you successfully pass your exam and learn useful skills.
Mike is a seasoned Business Analyst with over 30 years broad based experience across multiple industries. He enjoys teaching and his classes are always insightful.
A highly regarded business analyst, Dawn enjoys using her diverse experience to illustrate course principles with real-world examples and enthusiasm.
Claudia’s extensive industry experience ensures that her courses are both comprehensive and benchmarked against real-life case studies.
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.
With a passion for good modelling and architecture, Rod likes to share with delegates his practical experience and enthusiasm.
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.
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.
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 Thursday evenings at 18:00 and some weekends (please contact us to check availability).
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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.
This course is part of the BCS business Analysis Diploma Qualification