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BCS Business Analysis Foundation Online with Exam Guarantee


Important Note: We have been notified by the BCS that the Business Analysis Foundation examination aligned to the 3rd edition book will cease on the 1st May 2021. From the 1st May 2021 all Business Foundation Analysis exams offered will be based on the updated syllabus which is aligned to the 4th edition book.

This elearning product is in the process of being aligned to the new syllabus. As soon as the updated product has been released (expected May 2021), we will arrange for you to be given access to the updated version for the remaining term of your licence. This means if you intend to sit the exam you will have two options

  1. Study this elearning which is aligned to the 3rd edition and pass the exam prior to the 1st May 2021  
  2. Await the release of the updated elearning aligned to the 4th edition exam. If you purchase this product now you will automatically be given access to the updated version of the course as soon as it is available.

Our accredited e-learning allows you to learn at a pace that suits you, at home or on the go. This qualification is aimed at those who want to understand business analysis, support change and improve business processes.

This Business Analysis Foundation e-learning prepares you for the BCS Foundation certificate in Business Analysis examination, which is one of four modules required to gain the International Diploma in Business Analysis. 


This course is expected to take approximately 18 hours to complete.


  • Business Analysts
  • Business Managers
  • Business Change Managers
  • Project Managers

What's Included

  • 12 months online access to our Business Analysis Foundation course
  • Business Analysis Foundation exam: Valid for 12 months from purchase date. Exam must be taken at a Pearson Vue testing centre
  • Full tutor support
  • Exam simulator

Optional extras: 

  • Business Analysis – Third Edition book

BCS Business Analysis Foundation online demo

More Information


There are no formal prerequisites for this course or taking the exam.


By the end of this course you should have a comprehensive understanding of business analysis, including:

  • 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


This course includes the following modules:

  • Introduction and overview
  • What is business analysis?
  • The competencies of a business analyst
  • Strategy analysis
  • The business analysis process model
  • Investigation techniques
  • Stakeholder analysis and management
  • Modelling business processes
  • Defining the solution
  • Making a business and financial case
  • Establishing the requirements
  • Documenting and managing requirements
  • Modelling requirements
  • Delivering the requirements
  • Delivering the business solution
  • Exam simulator


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

Exam Guarantee

We're so confident that you'll pass your Foundation exam first time that we offer an Exam Guarantee for this Foundation e-learning course. If you don't pass, then we will allow you take the exam a second time, at no extra cost, as long as it is within three months of taking your original exam.

Are there any conditions related to the Exam Guarantee?

Provided that you have completed the e-learning in full and that you have passed the exam simulator with a pass mark of 80%, you will be entitled to a free resit. You will have been advised whether you have passed or failed the exam simulator at the time of taking, as it is included within your e-learning. If you're not sure, don't worry, contact us and we will be happy to check for you.

If I need to use my Exam Guarantee or I have any further questions, who should I contact?

Please email us and we will be happy to assist you.

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