Business Analysis Job Academy Programme

Business Analysis Job Academy Programme
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What is the Business Analysis Certificate Programme with Job Placement?

Our comprehensive training programme ensures you gain the knowledge and certificates required to work in a Business Analysis job role through our unique job placement element.

This programme is recognised as an employability enhancement programme by Lord Taylor, Member of The House of Lords, and we will proudly invite all successful candidates for a graduation event at a prestigious venue.

Our expert trainers will take you through the course material for four Business Analysis certificates and an Exin Agile Scrum Foundation course and run through a series of practical workshops to reinforce what you have learned on these training sessions.

This training includes:

  •  BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice (3 days)
  •  Business Report Writing (1 day)
  •  BCS Practitioner Certificate in Modelling Business Processes (2 days)
  •  Modelling with Microsoft Visio (1 day)
  •  Introduction to SQL Databases (1 day)
  •  BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering (3 days)
  •  Managing Workflow with Jira (1 day)
  •  BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis (3 days)
  •  Exin Agile Scrum Foundation (2 days)
  •  Soft Skills Essentials for a Business Analyst (2 days)

Once you have completed the training element of this programme, you will go through our Job Placement section, where we will prepare you for employment, through a series of employability skills training, such as interview and CV preparation. We will then introduce you to our pool of recruiters and businesses looking to hire Business Analysis professionals like you.

Who is this programme suitable for?

This programme is ideal for career changers looking to work in a Business Analysis or Business Analyst role. As these job roles are in high demand by employers, training to work in Business Analysis is an excellent career choice.  

There are no prerequisites to enrol onto training programme.

Career Opportunities & Job Placement

We typically find that our graduates go on to work in the following job roles:

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

(Source: Glassdoor)

Enrolment, Studying and the Job Placement Process

We have made the entire process as simple as possible.

There are four sections to this programme:

  • Onboarding – Meet with our team for a no-obligation consultation, to give us both the opportunity to ask questions, and make the correct decisions based on your answers.
  • Induction – Find out more about our training schedules and locations, then prepare to start your training.
  • Training – Study your online course materials and attend classes where applicable. Complete your practical labs, assessments and pass all your examinations.
  • Recruitment Workshops – Upon completion of your training above, you’ll undertake the below process to work towards a job placement offer:
    • Attend recruitment workshops.
    • Take part in mock interviews.
    • Attend our ‘meet employer’ days.
    • Accept invitations to interview.
    • Receive a job placement offer and start working towards your new career.

We will assign you a Course Coach and a Success Coach, who will support you by running Homework Clubs, Practical Labs, Q&A sessions, and Exam Preparation sessions while encouraging you throughout your training journey with us. Our Recruitment Consultants will introduce you to a panel of employers and arrange interviews and job placements.

Once the training element has been completed, you will progress onto our job preparation section, where you will attend a series of our ‘meet an employer’ events. We boast an excellent pool of employer connections, which span a wide range of organisations and who are looking for highly trained individuals like you.

Our team of experts will be with you along the whole journey including:

Tutors – our industry acclaimed trainers will deliver Virtual Classes that are engaging and interactive

Course Coach – our subject specialist Coaches will be by your side along the whole journey providing you support, homework clubs, practical training sessions, Q&A webinars, and exam prep workshops.

Success Coach – your own dedicated Success Coach will be your main point of contact.  The Success Coach will manage all elements of your journey including exam bookings, employment preparation or any confidence building or motivation you may need along your journey.

We will ensure your CV is placed in front of employers who are looking for delegates just like you, with your training and knowledge. Our recruitment team will keep presenting you to our employers and support you through interviews until you have success.

*To qualify for this Job Placement, you must attend our classes, pass your exam(s) and our internal practical assessments, work through our Challenge Labs and participate in our recruitment workshops.

Why choose us

With over 10-years’ experience in the education and training sector, we understand how to provide outstanding training to our delegates. We specialise in Virtual Classroom training and Online training courses.

During this time, we have trained over 575,000 delegates worldwide and placed over 4,000 delegates into careers off the back of our Job Placement training programmes.

Our past candidates have received job offers from large organisations around the world, including:

  •  Apple
  •  Rackspace
  •  John Lewis
  •  The Ministry of Defence
  •  HMRC
  •  Swiss Quote
  •  Exponential-E

Schedule

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)

Learning Objectives

BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice

  •  Gain a thorough understanding of the role of a Business Analyst and the value of this job role within an organisation
  •  Understand the skills required of a Business Analyst, in successfully supporting business change
  •  Learn the strategy analysis processes and techniques
  •  Develop the skills to investigate an organisation’s business systems, to be able to uncover occurring problems
  •  Understand the importance of techniques used within stakeholder management
  •  Undertake conceptual modelling through business activity models
  •  Confidently provide recommendations for business improvements

BCS Practitioner Certificate in Modelling Business Processes

Delegates will be able to demonstrate knowledge, understanding and application of Modelling Business Processes principles and techniques in the following areas:

  •  The role of business process modelling in describing how an organisation carries out its internal processes: the hierarchy of process models and techniques to describe them, and why this is a key skill of the business analyst in supporting change.
  •  Modelling core business processes at an organisational level.
  •  Modelling business processes at the process level, showing all the elements involved from triggering events to process endpoints.
  •  Documenting and analysing tasks.
  •  The use of gap analysis in improving business processes.

BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering

Delegates will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding and application of Requirements Engineering principles and techniques in the following areas: 

  •  The Requirements Engineering framework; the issues and rationale in a business context; the application of the framework.
  •  The hierarchy of requirements.
  •  Roles and responsibilities of key stakeholders in the:
    •  Requirements Engineering framework.
    •  Requirements elicitation.
    •  Requirements modelling.
    •  Requirements documentation.
    •  Requirements analysis.
    •  Requirements validation.
    •  Requirements management.

BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis

  •  Understand the role and competencies of a Business Analyst
  •  Learn about strategy analysis
  •  Understand business system and business process modelling
  •  Learn stakeholder analysis
  •  Discover investigation and modelling techniques
  •  Understand requirements engineering
  •  Learn business case development

Exin Agile Scrum Foundation

  •  Delegates will be able to demonstrate the ability to understand and explain Agile concepts in the following areas:
  •  The Agile way of thinking.
  •  Scrum practices.
  •  Scrum Planning and Estimation.
  •  Monitoring Scrum Projects.
  •  Advanced Scrum Concepts.
Course Code
EC114152
Type
Job Academy
Course Access
6 Months
Exams Included
BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice
BCS Practitioner Certificate in Modelling Business Processes
Microsoft SQL
BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering
BCS Foundation Certificate In Business Analysis
BCS Exin Agile Scrum
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Windows 8
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