BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice in 3 days

The focus of the BCS Business Analysis Practice course is on using a holistic approach to the investigation and improvement of business situations (problems and opportunities) with a view to developing effective, feasible business solutions. The elements of this course offer a helping hand in preparing and executing business analysis/ feasibility studies. 

As Business Analysts we often get assignment to investigate a business situation and to recommend what is the best way for the organisation to deal with it. It is often a challenging assignment with many different stakeholders. There are many possible solutions available and we can struggle which one to endorse for implementation. During this three day course you will learn tools and techniques that can assist you in this business analysis study. This course ends with an exam that leads to Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice from the British Computer Society (BCS).


This course is for people who already have a business analysis role and want to gain a deeper understanding of business analysis strategy and application. It is suitable for business analysts, business managers and members of their team, business change managers and project managers.


Day 1

-Rationale for business analysis
-Understanding the strategic context
-Project Discipline for business analysis studies
-Understanding the situation/issues

Day 2

-Analysing stakeholder perspectives
-Analysing and modelling business activities

Day 3

-Identifying potential solutions
-Making a business case

Our courses are organised in small groups of 12 delegates. We believe that small groups foster interaction and collaboration during the assignments and contribute to learning.

Qualification levels for this course:

-SFIA level 4. More about the levels of SFIA (Skills Framework for the Information Age) can be found  on the BCS website.

-EQF level 5. More about the levels of European Qualifications Framework can be found on this website

At the end of the third day delegates will take the exam.


This is a closed-book, multiple choice exam. The exam takes 60 minutes for native English speakers and 75 minutes for non-native English speakers.

The pass mark is 60%.

Positive exam result will award delegates with the BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice.


It is also possible to take the exam online with EXIN Anywhere and obtain the EXIN BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice without the course.

The EXIN BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice exam can be taken at a time and location convenient to you. So this can be at home, in a meeting room at the office or in any other secluded space where else you feel comfortable. The only conditions are that you have an internet connection, a laptop that meets the requirements and that there is no one else in the room with you. Before ordering exam, please read the EXIN instructions.

If you are interested in purchasing the exam, please send us an email at info@bacoach.nl.



The course costs € 1550,00 (excluding 21% VAT) per person. This amount includes training materials and exam costs.

The exam costs € 250,00 (excluding 21% VAT), and is included in the price.

Delegates will receive a binder with slides (including speaker notes).

Coffee/tea and lunch are included in the price of the training. If you have any diet requirements due to food allergies, please don’t forget to mention them during your registration procedure.

You will receive an invoice after your registration is completed. Please assure the payment is settled within 30 days or before start date of the training, at the latest.

This course is available in the open-schedule format at the following dates:

Register   16-18 December 2019 in Utrecht

Register   16-18 March 2020 in Utrecht

Register   18-20 May 2020 in Utrecht

Register   29-30 June and 1 July 2020 in Utrecht

This course is also available  in the in-company format. This formula allows us to tailor the course to the needs of participants.

If you have doubts whether this course is suitable for your team/organization, do not hesitate to contact us. We can explain the details of different certification programmes for business analysts and advise you on what can work for your team and your organization.

You can reach us at +31 6 38 33 01 33 or send us a message using the form below:

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