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Business Analysis Job Academy Programme

Course Overview

We are proud to offer the Business Analysis Certification Job Academy Programme, which provides you with the opportunity to study and train to become a Business Analysis professional. You will learn the essential knowledge required to work as a professional Business Analyst. 

Upon successful completion of this course, we will invite you to a graduation event at a prestigious location.

Throughout the Business Analysis training course, you will study four main Business Analysis topics, where you will earn individual certificates. You will also take part in practical workshops designed to improve your skills and knowledge in this field.

We will teach you essential soft skills crucial for the working environment and provide you with Agile Scrum Foundation training.

Once you have completed your theory, we will work with you from an employment perspective, with the goal of helping you work towards a job placement or employment, through our recruitment assistance team. We offer all the essential support to ensure your CV and interview skills are to a high standard before introducing you to the pool of potential recruiters that require your new skill set.

Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online & Virtual
  • Exams: Included
  • Duration: 6 months (part-time)
  • Certified & Experienced Trainers
  • Interest-free Payments
  • Fully Accredited Qualifications
  • 1-year BCS membership included
  • Complete Training Programme
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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online & Virtual
  • Exams: Included
  • Duration: 6 months (part-time)
  • Certified & Experienced Trainers
  • Interest-free Payments
  • Fully Accredited Qualifications
  • 1-year BCS membership included
  • Complete Training Programme
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Course Details

Is the Business Analysis Job Academy Programme suitable for me?

Individuals interested in a career in Business Analysis (especially as a Business Analyst) should apply for this course. Otherwise, individuals that are just starting their career would also benefit from this training programme.

This programme starts at a fundamental level and is therefore suitable for anyone looking to enhance their understanding of Business Analysis and earn their certificates.

How will the Business Analysis Job Academy Programme benefit me? 

Businesses are starting to see the benefit of hiring Business Analysts to improve their organisational processes and make them more efficient, making now a great time to become a Business Analyst.

The salary of a Business Analyst is higher than the average in the UK, with typically earning potential being around £48,000 per annum. With experience, you can expect to earn closer to £70,000.

As a business analyst, you will be scheduling your tasks daily and finding the best strategy to execute these tasks.

BCS Membership Benefits

This course benefits from 1-year BCS membership worth £88, which is eligible from the moment you pass your first exam.

Benefits of this associate’s membership include:

  •   Professional recognition
  •   Career development
  •   Networking
  •   Knowledge and best practice
  •   Exclusive discounts and offer

You will also benefit from:

  •   Exam Pass Guarantee*
  •   Fast-track your learning with our Virtual Classroom course.
  •   Enhanced career prospects.
  •   Experienced trainers.  
  •   Interest-free payment options.

What jobs can I apply for after my Business Analysis Job Academy Programme training?

The following options are in reach from completing the course: 

  •  Requirements Analyst/Engineer (£38k)
  •  Business Analyst (£43k)
  •  Business Systems Analyst (£44k)
  •  IT Business Analyst (£51k)
  •  Business Process Analyst (£52k) 

Once the necessary experience has been gained, you can progress further in this high-earning industry.

On average, the salary in the UK for a Business Analyst is around £45,000 per year.

(Source: Glassdoor)

Why choose to study the Business Analysis Job Academy Programme with e-Careers?

We have developed an expert team over the last 10 years since our inception. In that time, we have trained over 595,000 delegates globally, which has helped offer the highest quality training, and we have earned a 5-star rating on Trustpilot, from over 9,000 students. 

By refining our processes, partner relationships, and course materials, we can offer high-quality training solutions for our delegates. 

Business Analysis Job Academy Programme Syllabus

Month 1

  •  BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice (Virtual Classroom with eLearning) – 3 days
  •  Business Report Writing – Practical (Virtual Classroom) – 1day (Weekend) 

Month 2

  •  BCS Practitioner Certificate in Modelling Business Processes (Virtual Classroom with eLearning) – 2 days
  •  Modelling with Microsoft Visio – Practical (Virtual Classroom) – 1 day (Weekend)
  •  Introduction to SQL Databases – Practical (Virtual Classroom) – 1 day (Weekend) 

Month 3

  •  BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering (Virtual Classroom with eLearning) – 3 days
  •  Managing Workflow with Jira – Practical (Virtual Classroom) – 1 day (Weekend) 

Month 4

  •  BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis with Exam (Virtual Classroom with eLearning) – 3 days 

Month 5

  •  Exin Agile Scrum Foundation with Exam (Virtual Classroom with eLearning) – 2 days (Weekend) 

Month 6

  •  Soft Skills Essentials for a Business Analyst (Virtual Classroom) – 2 days (Weekend) 

Syllabus 

BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice

  •  Rationale for Business Analysis (5%)
  •  Understanding the Strategic Context (15%)
  •  Understanding the Current Situation (15%)
  •  Stakeholder Analysis and Management (20%)
  •  Analysing and Modelling Business Activities (25%)
  •  Identifying Potential Solutions (10%)
  •  Building the Business Case (10%) 

BCS Practitioner Certificate in Modelling Business Processes

  •  The Context for Business Processing Modelling (15%)
  •  The Organisational Context for Business Processes (20%)
  •  Modelling the Business Processes (30%)
  •  Documenting Tasks (15%)
  •  Improving Business Processes (20%)

BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering

  •  Introduction to Requirements Engineering (5%)
  •  Hierarchy of Requirements (10%)
  •  Stakeholders in the Requirements Process (5%)
  •  Requirements Elicitation (20%)
  •  Use of Models in Requirements Engineering (10%)
  •  Requirements Documentation (15%)
  •  Requirements Analysis (20%)
  •  Requirements Validation (5%)
  •  Requirements Management (10%) 

BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis

  •  What is Business Analysis (2.5%)
  •  The Competencies of a Business Analyst (2.5%)
  •  Strategy Analysis (7.5%)
  •  The Business Analysis Process Model (5%)
  •  Investigation techniques (15%)
  •  Stakeholder Analysis and Management (10%)
  •  Modelling Business Processes (10%)
  •  Defining the solution (5%)
  •  Making a Business and Financial Case (10%)
  •  Establishing the Requirements (7.5%)
  •  Documenting and Managing Requirements (7.5%)
  •  Modelling Requirements (7.5%)
  •  Delivering the Requirements (5%)
  •  Delivering the Business Solution (5%)

 Exin Foundation Certificate in Agile Scrum

  •  Agile Way of Thinking 10%
  •  Scrum Practices 45%
  •  Scrum Planning and Estimation 22.5%
  •  Monitoring Scrum Projects 12.5%
  •  Advanced Scrum Concepts 10%

Business Analysis Job Academy Programme Exam Details

This programme includes the following exams:

BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis - (Official Exam)

Format - Multiple-choice.

Duration – 60-mins.

Number of questions - 40.

Pass Mark – 26/40.

Open Book – No.

Exin Agile Scrum Foundation - - (Official Exam)

Format - Multiple-choice.

Duration - 60-mins.

Number of questions - 40.

Pass Mark - 65%.

Open Book - No.

BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice Exam Details - (Internal Assessment)

Exam format – Multiple-choice.

Duration – 60 minutes.

Pass mark – 26/40 (65%).

BCS Practitioner Certificate in Modelling Business Processes Exam Details - (Internal Assessment)

Exam format - Multiple-choice.

Duration – 60-mins.

Pass mark – 26/40 (65%).

BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering Exam Details - (Internal Assessment)

Exam format - Multiple-choice.

Duration – 60-mins.

Pass mark – 26/40 (65%).

Enrolment and Studying   

We have made our Job Academy process simple. You will first go through our onboarding process, where we will have a no-obligation consultation, to give us both ample opportunities to ask and answer questions, before deciding the best route forward for you.      

You will then go through our induction process, where we will discuss the training schedules and prepare you to begin your training.   

Once you have completed your training, practical labs, assessments, and exams, you will go through the recruitment process and work towards becoming job ready.     

Recruitment Process  

Our Recruitment Team will work with you to help you prepare for any upcoming job interviews, helping you feel more prepared and confident.   

The recruitment process includes:    

  • Welcome email with next steps explained in detail. 
  • Invitation to CV workshops, which covers:  
    • How to create multiple CVs tailored to your specific job descriptions.  
    • Looking at candidates from an employer's perspective (Value, Behaviour, Skills). 
    • Creating excellent LinkedIn Profiles & how to create Video CVs. 
    • Introducing you to a range of Job Boards. 
    • How to handle competency-based interview questions. 
    • Preparing you for job interviews. 
  • Coaching and assessments to create self-awareness. 
  • 1-2-1 competency-based interview question sessions tailored to your industry. 
  • Sessions to help you improve your soft skills and confidence. 
  • We will share with you live vacancies and networking contacts to help with your job search.  
  • On demand support through our career coaching (interview preparation, mock interview)  

Our Recruitment Team will provide you with support for up to 12 months from the day you finish your training with us, with the goal of helping you secure a job or job placement.  

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