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BCS Business Analysis Practice Virtual

If you’re based at home but prefer the collaborative nature of a classroom environment, our virtual courses are just what you’re looking for.

Course overview

About the course

The ILX Business Analysis Practice virtual course will teach you how to apply business analysis techniques within a defined framework and explore a range of strategic analysis and performance management techniques to help investigate,  improve and develop effective business solutions.

This course prepares you for the BCS Business Analysis Practice examination which is one of four modules required to gain the International Diploma in Business Analysis.

What is virtual classroom training?

ILX’s virtual instructor-led training combines the personal teaching experience of a classroom, with the ease and flexibility of a virtual environment. Our virtual courses are interactive and engaging, allowing participants to communicate with both the instructor and each other in a collaborative manner.Please review our FAQs for more information relating to virtual learning, including the technical specifications.


This is an intensive three-day course that prepares you for the BCS Business Analysis Practice examination. The training is conducted via a virtual training environment. You need to ensure that you can satisfy the technical requirements that can be found on our website here.

By the end of this course you should be able to demonstrate knowledge, understanding and application of Business Analysis Practice principles and techniques in the following areas: 

  • The breadth of the role of a Business Analyst (BA), the value of the role to organisations and the skills required of a BA to support successful business change
  • The processes and techniques of strategy analysis
  • Investigation of an organisation’s business systems in order to uncover the problems and issues occurring within them
  • The importance of, and techniques used within, stakeholder management and the need for analysing perspectives
  • Conceptual modelling through the use of business activity models
  • Recommendations for business improvements and how they may be identified through gap analysis between desired and current business models
  • The role of a business case within the business change lifecycle, including the contents of a business case for the development and implementation of business changes.

This is an intensive three-day virtual course, which includes the following:

  • All accompanying course material
  • Business Analysis Practice examination (must be taken online via remote proctor within 12 months of purchase)
  • Business Analysis handbook

Optional extra

  • Pass Protect exam insurance - A cost effective solution, providing insurance and peace of mind if things don’t go to plan with your first exam attempt. For more information and terms and conditions click here


The exam is taken online via remote proctor. Two weeks prior to course commencement ILX will arrange for an exam voucher to be issued. You then have a choice you can either:

  • Book a suitable time after your virtual classroom event has finished to undertake your exam


  • We currently allocate exam time within the virtual classroom event. So that you can book directly, we will advise you of recommended exam timings as part of the candidate guidance — this is issued three weeks prior to course commencement

Note: You are responsible for booking your own exam.

Exam format

The format for the examination is:

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

This is for people who are already working in a business analysis role and want to gain a deeper understanding of business analysis strategy and application including:

  • Business Analysts
  • Business Managers and members of their team
  • Business Change Managers
  • Project Managers

There are no formal prerequisites for attending this course or taking the exam however you should have some practical experience of business analysis.

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