BCS Business Analysis Foundation Certificate

Gain essential Business Analysis skills for facilitating successful projects.


This course will boost your value when applying for new roles and also enhance your significance in a project team. The BA Foundation certificate is a practical course that is particularly useful for current or aspiring Business Analysts wanting to develop their knowledge of the field in which they work, focusing on requirements engineering and beyond.

This short course follows a universal approach to Business Analysis, addressing key competencies within the guidelines of the IIBA and BCS.

Explore essential techniques and processes across a wide range of activities, from analysing an organisation’s strategic needs to interpreting and recording technical requirements for new technology projects. Acquire a toolbox of techniques that you can use to manage any situation including workshops, scenario development and troubleshooting using the Business Analysis Process Model.

This course has no prerequisites and is able to be undertaken by anyone interested in Business Analysis.

By course end, candidates will be able to work at a strategic level and handle more detailed process improvement work. This course follows a best practice approach and provides a solid platform for further study under the IIBA and BCS certification systems.
The Business Analysis Foundation short course is designed for:

  • Anyone looking to understand Business Analysis terminology.
  • Anyone looking to gain an understanding of the role and functions of a Business Analyst
  • Current and prospective Business Analysts looking to improve their BA knowledge.
  • Business Analysts looking to accredit their skills for recognition among employers, clients and peers.
  • BA’s of any level looking to achieve the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis.

This course has no prerequisites and is able to be undertaken by anyone interested in Business Analysis

This 3 day short course provides an understanding of:

  • Introduction to Business Analyst
  • The Competencies of a Business Analyst
  • Strategy Analysis
  • The Business Analysis Process Model
  • Investigation Techniques
  • Stakeholder Analysis and Management
  • Modelling the Business System
  • Business Process Modelling
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Documenting the Requirements
  • Modelling the IT System
  • Managing the Information Resource
  • Supporting Business Activities
  • The Business Case in the Project Lifecycle
  • Managing Business Change

ASSESSMENT/EXAM FORMAT

  • 3 days of training followed by a one-hour, 40 question multiple choice exam held on the third day.

Why the Business Analysis Foundation Certificate?

  • Universal approach to Business Analysis

    Develop key competencies & boost your value & organisational process improvements

  • Real & Practical Outcomes

    Get Certified while learning the role and competencies required to be a good business analyst

  • Facilitate Better Outcomes

    Business Analysis is fundamental to business process improvement & underpins project success

BA Foundation Certificate Course (3-Days)

Course  $2,285 + GST

Exam $400 + GST

The Business Analysis Foundation & Modelling Business Processes courses are delivered by Certified Trainers from Planit Software Testing.
Planit Software Testing is an British Computer Society (BCS) Accredited Training Organisation.