BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis in 3 days

By attending this 3-day course you will gain a deep understanding in business analysis and its techniques. You will also earn an internationally recognised Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis from the British Computer Society (BCS). Check your knowledge by taking a sample exam.

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The course is relevant to anyone requiring an understanding of business analysis including business analysts, requirements engineers, business managers and their staff, business change managers and project managers.


During this course you make a tour through the business analysis discipline that will allow you to gain deep understanding of the role and tasks of business analyst. Below you get an overview of topics that will be thought.

Day 1

-What is business analysis?
-Competencies of a business analyst
-Strategy analysis
-Business Analysis Process Model
-Investigation Techniques

Day 2

-Stakeholder Analysis & Management
-Modelling Business Processes
-Defining the solution
-Making a business and financial case
-Establishing the requirements

Day 3

-Documenting & Managing requirements
-Modelling requirements
-Delivering the requirements
-Delivering the business solution

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

-EQF level 4. More about the levels of European Qualifications Framework can be found on this website

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


It is one hour ‘closed book’ exam with 40 multiple choice questions. Candidates are entitled to additional 15 minutes if the examination in a language that is not their native/official language.

Pass mark is 65%: 26 correct answers out of 40.

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



The course costs € 1450,00 (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) and a book “Business Analysis 3rd Edition”, recommended by BCS.

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.

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

Register  28-29-30 January 2019 in Utrecht

Register  25-26-27 March 2019 in Utrecht

Register  8-9-10 July 2019 in Utrecht

Register 7-8-9 October 2019 in Amsterdam

We can also deliver this course in-company. 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:

What our delegates tell about the training:

“Very enthusiastic trainer! Provides many examples to illustrate the theory.”

“Many practice exercises help to understand the theory and learn it.”

“I think the part on stakeholdes management was the most useful to me. It provided many tools I can apply to manage the stakeholders in my project.”

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