Business Analysis Practice

This certificate is concerned with some of the fundamental aspects of business analysis. The focus is on using an holistic approach to the investigation and improvement of business situations with a view to developing effective, feasible business solutions.

Areas of Study

  • Describe how a business strategy is developed
  • Apply strategic analysis techniques
  • Explain the need for project discipline
  • Explain techniques to investigate an organisation’s business systems 
  • Describe an approach to improving business systems 
  • Explain the importance of stakeholder management and use a stakeholder analysis technique
  • Use techniques for the analysis and conceptual modelling of business systems
  • Describe how recommendations for business improvements may be identified
  • Describe the contents of a rigorous business case for the development and implementation of business changes
  • Identify costs, benefits, impacts and risks for an option in a business case


Course Cost



3 days



  • Course duration:  3 days (including examination)
  • Pre-requisites:  None
  • Examination: taken on course completion.
  • Course Dates:  See Course Schedule

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