BCS Foundation Certificate In Business Analysis

Explore the world of business analysis with BCS. Their globally recognised Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis paves the way for your journey into understanding business processes, supporting change, and driving improvements.

Course overview

Why choose the BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis?

If you are looking to start a career in Business Analysis, the BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis is the perfect first step. There is no doubt that in many businesses, IT is an invaluable driver for organisational success.  

By undertaking the BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis you’ll develop a solid understanding of the key concepts and principles of Business Analysis and the primary techniques Business Analysts use to drive their organisations forward. 

What you'll learn

  • Topics
    What is business analysis?
    The competencies of a business analyst
    The strategic context for business analysis
    The business analysis service framework
    Investigating the business situation
    Analysing and managing stakeholders
    Improving business services and processes
    Defining the solution
    Making the business case
    Establishing the requirements
    Documenting and modelling requirements
    Validating and managing requirements
    Delivering the requirements
    Delivering the business solution
  • How you'll be assessed

    At the end of the course, you’ll be assessed by sitting a 60-minute examination which will test your knowledge of the course material and new found skills. The exam covers the following topics:

    The role of the business analyst
    Requirements engineering
    Modelling techniques
    Process modelling
    Data modelling
    Interface design
    System design fundamentals
    Software development lifecycle

On successfully passing the exam, you’ll be awarded your foundation certificate in business analysis. This is a digital certificate.

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Course Guide

The key facts about your online training.


BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis

Study time

30 guided learning hours


1 x 60-minute exam (included)


Internet access and email



Ideal for

Anyone starting a career in Business Analysis or wanting to understand how to identify and evaluate options for improving business.


BCS (British Computer Society)

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You'll come away with a widely respected, globally recognised qualification which will help you advance your career.

Why get BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis certified?

The BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis provides the perfect foundation for those aspiring to become Business Analysts with little to no experience. This course will equip you with the confidence and skills you need to enhance your career prospects. Earn a head start in your career and begin your path to continued professional growth, financial stability and personal satisfaction.

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Salary projection

Average salary after completing


You can earn an average of $130,000.00 a year

Junior Business Analyst
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Senior Business Analyst

You can earn an average of $130,000.00 a year

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