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Advanced Business
Analysis Programme (AdBA)

Incorporating the National Certificate: Business Analysis
This is an IIBA® endorsed course

This is a comprehensive career-focused qualification for experienced business analysts. The programme is designed to develop you into a more confident, competent and multi-skilled business analyst.

Who should attend?

Professional business analysts with access to appropriate workplace projects, so that you are able to complete the practical components of the qualification.

Programme Information

Entry Requirements
  • You need at least two years' work experience in a business analysis role
  • Your most recent work experience must be as a business analyst
  • You must be working on work projects that involve requirements gathering and specification
  • Active support and mentorship by your manager
  • Access to a PC and software for course assignments
  • You must complete a course application and pre-assessments to ensure you meet the qualification entry requirements
Delivery and Assessment

We use a blend of face-to-face facilitator-led training and practical workplace assignments to embed skills.

You will need to:
  • Attend full and half-day (or evening) lectures and seminar sessions
  • Demonstrate theoretical and practical understanding of programme content
  • Complete and present four practical workplace assignments
  • Compile and submit a Portfolio of Evidence (PoE)
  • Obtain a final overall course mark of 50%, a sub-minimum of 50% for the exam and 45% for workplace assignments

You will receive both FTI certification and the National Certificate: Business Analysis on completion of the above requirements and on being found competent on your Portfolio of Evidence (PoE)
Learning Outcomes

By the end of the programme, you will have developed essential business analysis, management and core skills such as:

  • Presenting and facilitating workshops and JAD sessions
  • Effective problem-solving and strategic thinking in finding solutions to complex business issues
  • Knowledge about your organisation from a range of operational and strategic perspectives
  • Identifying and documenting business requirements using functional, non-functional, informational and transitional methods
  • Producing high quality business analysis artefacts, including business requirements and analysis planning documents
  • Strong modelling knowledge and practical skills in modelling processes, information and interfaces

Programme Dates