This programme reviews theoretical content and builds on your prior knowledge and competencies as a business analyst. It is aimed primarily at business analysts who have a qualification such as FTI's Certificate Programme in Business Analysis (CPBA) or who have workplace experience, who need to develop applied workplace skills.
It is a pathway to receiving the full National Certificate: Business Analysis qualification.
Who should attend? Working business analysts who have completed the FTI CPBA. Business Analysts with other qualifications or recognition of prior learning who can demonstrate sufficient theoretical and practical knowledge, will also be considered.
You will need to:
- Be working as a business analyst and have completed the FTI Certificate Programme in Business Analysis (CPBA) Or
If you have not completed the CPBA, you will need to:
- Be working as a business analyst, provide proof of an equivalent qualification to the CPBA and complete a self-assessment to ensure you have the theoretical knowledge on which to base your workplace assignments and learning.
Delivery and Assessment
We use a blend of face-to-face lecturer-facilitated training and formal assessment to prepare you for Portfolio of Evidence (PoE) submission.
You will need to:
- Attend the initial selection and briefing sessions to ensure you comply with entry requirements and that you have sufficient pre-existing workplace evidence
- Attend all seminar sessions where theoretical content is covered and reviewed
- Attend all simulation workshops
- Complete and present the following four workplace assignments: a Business Analysis Report, a Business Case Document, a Requirements and Quality Management Plan and a Requirements document
- Provide answers for summary review questions for all modules
- Obtain a final overall course mark of 50%, a subminimum of 50% for the exam and 45% for the workplace assignments
- Compile, submit and be found competent on a Portfolio of Evidence (PoE)
By the end of the programme you will have gathered the required evidence to submit a PoE. You will also have developed essential business analysis, management and core skills such as:
- Communicating, presenting and facilitating workshops and group sessions
- Effective problem-solving and strategic thinking in finding solutions to complex business issues
- In-depth 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
12 October 2018
15 February 2019
27 February 2019
15 March 2019