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Business Analysis (BCS)

Course type:

Approx 18 hours

Business Analysis – Third Edition book
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Business Analysis (BCS) Foundation plus pack E-learning

ILX Group’s accredited Business Analysis Foundation plus pack contains everything you need, including the exam and the official manual to attain the Foundation certificate in Business Analysis – without having to enter the classroom!

Course overview

About the course

The ILX Business Analysis Foundation e-learning prepares you for the BCS Foundation certificate in Business Analysis examination, which is one of four modules required to gain the International Diploma in Business Analysis. The Foundation qualification is aimed at those who want to understand business analysis, support change and improve business processes.

What's covered?

This course includes the following modules:

  • Introduction and overview
  • What is business analysis?
  • The competencies of a business analyst
  • Strategy analysis
  • 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 simulator


This course is expected to take approximately 18 hours to complete.

Target audience

  • Business Analysts
  • Business Managers
  • Business Change Managers
  • Project Managers


There are no formal prerequisites for this course or taking the exam.

Learning objectives

By the end of this course you should have a comprehensive understanding of business analysis, including:

  • The role and competencies of a Business Analyst
  • Investigation techniques, including interviews,observations, workshops and prototyping
  • How to categorise, analyse and manage stakeholders
  • How to model business processes
  • Making a business and financial case and assessing feasibility
  • How to establish, document and model requirements

What's included?

  • 12 months online access to our Business Analysis Foundation course
  •  Full tutor support
  •  Exam simulator
  • Business Analysis Foundation exam: Valid for 12 months from purchase date. Exam must be taken at a Pearson Vue testing centre
  • Business Analysis – Third Edition book

Exam information

  • Closed book
  • 60 minutes duration
  • Multiple-choice examination
  • Pass mark is 26/40 (65%)