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BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis Video Learning (online exam)


This video based course provides delegates with a 'whistle-stop tour' of the role of the Business Analyst who acts as the link between business needs, users and IT within change initiatives.

This course uses examples and a simple case study introduces delegates to the contribution that a business analyst makes within a business. We also consider the tools and techniques available to Business Analysts to assist them in their role.

Successful completion of the exam will result in the BCS Business Analysis Foundation Certificate. This qualification provides a foundation to the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis and covers the knowledge-based element of the qualification.

Once purchased, the Video Based Learning and associated exam are active for a 12-month period only, you are required to have sat your exam within this timeframe.

Target Audience

This course is suitable for anyone new to Business Analysis or anyone wishing to understand the role better, but may be preferable for those having already completed courses in the Diploma stream and/or have some experience.

What's Included

What's Included:

Online examination (please note that proctored online exams are subject to the date and time slots available)

Exam Preparation Aid(s)

Tutor support for the duration of the course

28 hours of Video content


12 months access to the course and the exam needs to be taken within this timeframe

12-month BCS Associate membership (not available to previous members). Click here for terms and conditions.

More Information

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognise the skills and competencies required of the business analyst describe how a business strategy is developed
  • Adopt a business analysis process modal approach to change initiatives capture business system issues
  • Consider the perspectives of key individuals who will be affected or are interested in the change project and document their views
  • Use techniques for the analysis and modelling of business systems
  • Describe the contents of a business case which would be used to justify a project

Course Content:


· Introduction to Business Analysis

· The role of the Business Analyst - Skills and Competencies Introducing Strategy Analysis

· Introducing the Business Analysis Process Model

· Investigation Techniques

· Stakeholder Analysis and Management

· Modelling Business Processes

· Defining the Solution

· Making a Business and Financial Case

· Establishing the Requirements

· Documenting and Managing Requirements Modelling Requirements

· Delivering the Requirements Delivering the Business Solution Exam

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