Business Analyst Level 4 Apprenticeship

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Business analysts are critical to finding solutions to your business problems and achieving your corporate objectives.

The course content includes change management, project management and liaising with stakeholders from across the organisation.

All of these elements are covered in this Business Analyst Training programme.

Who Is It For?

This Business Analyst Training course is for anyone with responsibility for implementing information systems.

What Is Covered?

  • How to improve decision-making processes
  • Introducing new information systems
  • Using investigation techniques to find and identify problems and opportunities
  • Analysing findings and using data modelling methods to help recommend changes and improvements
  • Evaluating the potential benefits, impacts and risks of recommendations
  • Testing and reviewing recommendations
  • How to support staff making changes

Learning Journey

Delivery Options

There are three delivery options:

  • BCS Qualification – four workshops and exams. Each exam is a BCS qualification in its own right that counts towards the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis
  • A bespoke business analysis training programme
  • As an apprenticeship with 100% government funding

Course Content

Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis

  • 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


Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice

The syllabus covers how to develop a business strategy and how to explore a business issue.

You’ll learn how to apply a range of business analysis techniques and look at a range of issues including:

  • The strategic context
  • How to analyse stakeholder perspectives
  • How to analyse and model business activities
  • How to identify potential solutions
  • How to make the business case


Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering

You’ll learn how to take a systematic approach to eliciting, analysing, validating, documenting and managing requirements.

The certificate includes:

  • An introduction to the requirements engineering process
  • The hierarchy of requirements
  • How to identify stakeholders in the requirements process
  • How to elicit requirements
  • Modelling, designing and analysing requirements
  • Requirements management


Practitioner Certificate in Modelling Business Processes

You’ll study how to investigate, model, analyse and improve business processes.

The certificate includes:

  • The context for business processing modelling
  • The organisational model for processes
  • How to model business processes
  • How to document tasks
  • Evaluating and improving business processes


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As a business analyst I must respond to the challenges of today’s highly competitive global economy by developing practical, creative and financially sound solutions. This Business Analysis Training course gave me the foundations to do so utilising tools to perform gap analysis and benefits management, the impact of Agile software development and an introduction to business architecture.
I wanted to gain a deeper understanding of business analysis strategy and application. I explored a range of strategic analysis and performance management techniques and learnt how to apply these within a defined framework.

Why study with Alpha?

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We are thought leaders in instructional and learning journey design and holistic solution architects. We have extensive finance and investments experience combined with skills application to deliver performance improving results. We develop immersive learning environments that maximize time to productivity, support talent retention and added value to improving quality of hires.

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We are focused on mining the embedded organisational intellectual capital for the benefit of the next generation. We create and curate best in class practice gathered from our experience with the leading financial institutions. We design our programmes with the end in mind – what results are you trying to achieve with this intervention? What metrics will we set ourselves to achieve that?

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Quality and innovation, using current market and industry best practices, have made us a trusted partner in delivering dynamic and motivating training for the financial and capital markets. Our programmes are generation proof and responsive to evolving learner needs and styles. Our solutions use a multi-stakeholder engagement strategy that expands beyond relationships between the learner and learning provider. We create connections with managers, peers and the wider business to drive impactful return on investment..

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