Learn developing innovative business solution options that drive effective organizational changes.

The BCS EXIN Business Analysis Practice course covers a broad range of topics that are essential for effectively identifying business needs, assessing business impacts,  developing appropriate strategies and solutions options, checking their feasibility, and writing recommendations in business cases. It offers practical insights into understanding business systems, structures, and processes, enabling participants to effectively manage and drive effective business improvements.

The course is based on the BCS publication Business Analysis, 4th edition, and it is recommended to study this book before the exam.

This three-day BCS EXIN Business Analysis Practice course is relevant to aspiring or current business analysts, project managers and team leaders, IT professionals, change managers, and other professionals involved in business strategy and improvement. It is valuable for anyone involved in or responsible for business analysis, project management, or business change initiatives.


Strategic context for business analysis

This module explains the aspects of strategic analysis and its importance in discovering of the right solution options. It also stresses importance of aligning business objectives with project goals to ensure effective decision-making and prioritization.

Analyzing and managing the stakeholders

This module concentrates on identifying stakeholders, understanding their perspectives and influences, and developing strategies for effective stakeholder engagement to ensure that their needs are met and managed throughout the business change lifecycle.

Analyzing the current state

This module focuses on evaluating the existing business system or situation. It teaches how to gather information effectively, model and assess current processes and structures enabling a thorough understanding of the current organizational environment before proposing changes.

Establishing the target state

This module guides participants through the process of defining a clear and detailed vision of the desired future state of the organization.

Designing and defining the solution

This module is about outlining the necessary changes to processes, people, systems, and organizational structures to transition from the current state to this envisioned future effectively.

Developing a business case

This module focuses on creating a compelling business case that justifies the need for change. It teaches participants how to compile essential elements such as costs, benefits, risks, and impact analyses into a structured document that provides stakeholders with a clear rationale for implementing proposed solutions and changes.

Official EXIN Exam

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


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

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

Candidates with positive exam results will receive the EXIN BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice.

You can also take the exam without a course. You can purchase an exam voucher here.


EXIN BCS Business Analysis Practice

The course costs € 1.845,00 (excluding 21% VAT) per person. This includes training materials and exam costs.

The exam costs € 265,00 (excluding 21% VAT) and is included in the price.

Delegates will receive a binder with slides, additional hand-outs, and access to online sample exam questions. Additionally, delegates will receive the BCS publication “Business Analysis, 4th edition”. If they already have this book, then alternative will be provided: BCS publication “123 Business Analysis Techniques”.

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

Click the Register tab, select the date when you want to follow the course and fill out the registration form. You will receive an invoice within a week after your registration is completed. Please ensure the payment is settled within 30 days or before the training start date, at the latest.

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

-18, 19, and 20 December 2024 in Amsterdam or Utrecht

-13, 14, 15 January 2025 in Amsterdam or Utrecht

-24, 25, and 26 June 2025 in Amsterdam or Utrecht

This course is also available in the in-company format. If you want to know more, call us at +31 6 38 33 01 33 or send us an email at info@bacoach.nl

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This is an EXIN /BCS Business Analysis Practice registration form. Please enter your details to finalize your enrolment.

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

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During the course, delegates work on a study case to relate the newly learned concepts to their daily work. We also discuss sample exam questions to prepare delegates for the exam.

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