Learn Your Business Analysis Stripes and Grow Your Career

You’ll fast-track your four qualifying modules needed to achieve the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis in just 10-12 days, whilst earning over 70 PD hours and learning over 100 techniques!

  • Are you an aspiring business analyst or starting out in the role and want to thoroughly prepare yourself to take on the profession successfully?
  • Are you a practicing business analyst looking to stand out from the crowd, take on greater responsibility and move up the ladder?
  • Are you a seasoned business analyst who is keen to achieve internationally recognised professional accreditation for your expertise?

Hi. I'm Joe. And I'll be your guide as you work towards your BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis -- the industry-recognised certification that truly demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities of an effective Business Analyst.

Meet your trainer Joe Newbert

The Business Analyst Bootcamp at a glance

You’ll fast-track your four qualifying modules needed to achieve the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis in just 10-12 days, whilst earning over 70 PD hours and learning over 100 techniques

You'll complete 4 modules and exams needed for the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis.

You'll learn core and specialist business analysis knowledge, skills and abilities in just 10-12 days.

You'll learn 70+ Professional Development Hours towards professional certification.

You'll grow your toolkit with over 100 relevant, accessible and practical business analysis techniques.

Choose the only business analysis training programme that can be tailored to fit your own unique career aspirations!

You will design your programme to flexibly develop competencies in the key areas that are relevant to both your role and your organisations needs, now and into the future.

Get 2 x

Core

Modules

Business Analysis Practice

AND

Requirements Engineering

Choose 1 x Knowledge Module

Foundation Business Analysis

OR

Commercial Awareness

Choose 1 x Practitioner Module

Modelling Business Processes

OR

Benefits Management

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My eagerness to implement the learnings is the real benefit.

Being certification rich always feels great, but my eagerness to implement the learnings I made – and there were plenty of those – on to my current projects is the real benefit.

Yaseen Patel Business Analyst

Here’s What You’ll Learn to Do on the Business Analyst Bootcamp™

The Business Analyst Bootcamp covers two core, one knowledge and one practitioner certificate – with each certificate standing alone in its own right and, in various combinations, leading to the International BCS Diploma in Business Analysis.

You’ll gear up with core competencies of the business analyst role, by completing both the Business Analysis Practice and the Requirements Engineering core modules

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Business Analysis Practice

3 days • 21 PD hours

  • Analyse the business context to facilitate business strategy development
  • Apply a range of strategic business analysis techniques
  • Manage the need for project discipline for business analysis studies
  • Explain techniques to investigate an organisation’s business systems
  • Describe a conceptual approach to improving business systems
  • Use a stakeholder analysis techniques for stakeholder management
  • Analyse and conceptualise the modelling of business systems
  • Identify solution option recommendations for business improvements
  • Describe the contents of a rigorous business case for recommendation
  • Identify costs, benefits, impacts and risks for an option in a business case

This course will differentiate your career...

Great content, great training style – this course will enable you to differentiate yourself from other business analysts.

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Michelle Van Kesteren
Head of Business Consulting

It will be easy to apply the learnings to my projects

The course put so many business analysis techniques into perspective, guiding practical knowledge of when to use what and it will be easy to apply the learnings to my projects.

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Abeda Essop
Business Analyst
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Requirements Engineering

3 days • 21 PD hours

  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of key stakeholders
  • Explain the use of a range of requirements elicitation techniques
  • Analyse, prioritise and organise elicited requirements
  • Document and prioritise user requirements for an information system
  • Identify problems with requirements and improve requirements document
  • Create a model of the features required from a system
  • Interpret a model of the data requirements for an information system
  • Explain the importance of linking requirements to the Business Case
  • Describe the principles and importance of requirements management
  • Describe the use of tools to support Requirements Engineering

The course opened up my mind

The course opened up my mind to a new understanding of requirements, giving me many techniques I can apply to improve how I work with stakeholders to specify their requirements.

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Janine Buis
Business Analyst

The course challenged me to think differently

We tend to stick with what we know and what has worked in the past, but the course challenged me to think differently about engaging stakeholders during the requirements phase.

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Trevor McCarthy
Senior Business Analyst

And you’ll gear up with foundational knowledge of the business analyst role, by completing either the Foundation in Business Analysis or the Commercial Awareness module

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Foundation in Business Analysis

3 days • 21 PD hours

  • Recognise the skills and competencies required of the business analyst
  • Describe how a business strategy is considered and developed
  • Adopt a business analysis process model approach to change initiatives
  • Investigate situations and capture business system issues
  • Identify, categorise, analyse and manage stakeholder engagement
  • Consider the perspectives of individuals interested in the change
  • Use techniques for the analysis and modelling of business systems
  • Elicit, analyse, specify, validate and manage requirements
  • Describe the contents of a business case and feasibility assessment
  • Define a considered approach for implementing business change

Every moment was incredibly valuable to me

Every moment was incredibly valuable to me, the course gave me a full understanding of what is expected of a business analyst and the correct tools to use as I go on my journey.

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Allie Mapker
Application Support Lead

My eagerness to implement the learnings is the real benefit.

Being certification rich always feels great, but my eagerness to implement the learnings I made – and there were plenty of those – on to my current projects is the real benefit.

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Yaseen Patel
Business Analyst
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Commercial Awareness

2 days • 14 PD hours

  • Understand three techniques used to evaluate a financial case
  • Understand costing and pricing, and cash flow forecasting and budgeting
  • Describe the contents of financial accounting documents
  • Interpret financial accounts and specified business performance ratios
  • Define the elements Porter’s Five Forces Framework and Value Chain
  • Define the elements and usage of the Boston Consulting Group’s matrix
  • Define the performance measures of the Balanced Business Scorecard
  • Define the elements of specified cultural analysis approaches
  • Explain the different management structures and their characteristics
  • Define the different architectures that may be adopted by organisations

Everything offered on the course is of great benefit

Everything offered on the course is of great benefit, and it will most certainly help me to add value to the business analysis and project space that I work within. Thank you!

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Paulo Dos Reis
Business Analyst

I can’t wait to apply this to my project work

My most valuable learning on the course is the ability to budget, cost and price products as input to investment appraisal, and I can’t wait to apply this to my project work.

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Thabi Zikalala
Business Analyst

Plus you’ll gear up with specialist practice of the business analyst role, by completing either the Modelling Business Processes or the Benefits Management & Business Acceptance module

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Modelling Business Processes

2 days • 14 PD hours

  • Identify and model core business processes at an organisational level
  • Identify and model business processes at the process level
  • Define the events that trigger the business processes
  • Identify the outcomes from the business processes
  • Model actors, tasks and process flows that comprise a business process
  • Analyse the tasks within a business process
  • Identify the business rules applied within tasks
  • Analyse the performance issues of individual tasks
  • Identify the performance measures applied within a business process
  • Analyse and improve business processes

There were so many take-aways from the course

There were so many take-aways from the course — business process design, implementing process change, measuring business processes — all of which will prove invaluable.

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Tyrone Van Stade
Business Analyst
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Benefits Management and Business Acceptance

3 days • 21 PD hours

  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of key stakeholders
  • Describe the contents of a business case
  • Align the business strategy with the business case
  • Describe at least four distinct categories of benefits
  • Describe potential roles in benefits management
  • Develop a benefits dependency network
  • Undertake an investment appraisal
  • Describe a benefits management process
  • Define a framework for effective acceptance testing
  • Develop appropriate acceptance testing scenario test specifications
  • Define prerequisites to acceptance testing

The acronyms are not just ‘buzzwords’ anymore!

The acronyms are not just ‘buzzwords’ anymore! The focused and practical content helped me to see the value and application of techniques across the business analysis spectrum.

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Lana Woollgar
Business Analyst

The freedom of this programme allowed me to choose my own path

If my experience has taught me anything it’s that there is no cookie-cutter approach to business analysis, and the freedom of this programme allowed me to choose my own path – one that meets me where I am at.

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Faiek Sonday
Principal Consultant

This fast-track programme makes it as easy as possible for you to expand your business analysis expertise and find more success in your business analyst career.

How the expert-guided fast-track programme works

It’s all happening from Wednesday 9th to Wednesday 30th October 2019 at J & J Conference Centre, Belmont Square, Belmont Road, Rondebosch in Cape Town

Week One

WED 11 – FRI 13 MAR 2020
Foundation in Business Analysis

Week One

MON 17 – WED 19 MAR 2020
Business Analysis Practice

THU 19 – FRI 20 MAR 2020
Commercial Awareness

Week One

MON 23 – TUE 24 MAR 2020
Modelling Business Processes

WED 25 – FRI 27 MAR 2020
Requirements Engineering

Week One

MON 30 MAR – WED 1 APR 2020
Benefits Management & Business Acceptance

It works just like a college class, simply attend the four scheduled courses that you choose.

Learn to put the theory into practice from our expert lecturers who draw on their rich experience to bring the subject matter to life

You will be personally guided by Joe Newbert, who is a specialist trainer, coach and mentor with a strong focus on developing competencies to improve performance.

Joe Newbert

Chief Training Officer

Meet Your Training Facilitator

Joe is a business consultant, who, for over 20 years, has been working with and leading teams on over 100 projects, across five continents, to help organisations and individuals leverage the benefits of good practices in business analysis, solution development and change management.

A regular conference speaker both locally and internationally, Joe has also successfully delivered as part of the IIBA Professional Development Committee responsible for the development of the IIBA Competency Model, as well as actively serving as a Non-Executive Director on the IIBA-SA Strategy Board.

Joe truly has a passion for people and what they need to be as a business analyst

Joe truly has a passion for people and what they need to be as a business analyst inside the organisation.

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Corinne Brits
Business Analyst

Joe kept the course fun and engaging.

Joe powered through tons of well-crafted content in a way that kept the course fun and engaging.

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Paulo Conde
Business Analyst

What you can expect

We pride ourselves on the exceptional training quality we deliver, with each course teaching relevant new skills that can be applied back in the workplace

Presentation Guarantee

A PROMISE THAT THE SCHEDULED COURSE WILL GO AHEAD AS ADVERTISE

Prime Facilities

AN EXCELLENT LOCATION OFFERING A COMFORTABLE ENVIRONMENT

Seasoned Practitioners

A QUALIFIED TRAINER WHO IS AN ACKNOWLEDGED INDUSTRY EXPERT

Supportive Learning

AN INTIMATE GROUP THAT ALLOWS FOR DISCUSSION AND LEARNING

Remarkable Materials

A COMPREHENSIVE MANUAL, RATHER THAN A COPY OF THE SLIDES

Creature Comforts

DELICIOUS SNACKS, LUNCHES AND REFRESHMENTS EACH COURSE DAY

Exclusive Goodies

A SPECIALLY DESIGNED BUSINESS ANALYSIS KIT PACKED WITH TOOLS

Ongoing Guidance

CONTINUING SUPPORT TO ENSURE PRACTICAL AND RELEVANT SKILLS

It works just like a college class, simply attend the four scheduled courses that you choose.

What our learners say

Our delegates routinely commend the combination of rich content, skilled facilitation and practical insights, which we strive to deliver every single time

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I've got the tools to go live business analysis

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Not only have Business Change Academy given the vision of what business analysis can be, but they’ve also geared me up a full range of practical tools and techniques to go live it.

Faiek Sonday - Principal Consultant

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If you’re hungry for business analyst nuggets and want to learn more about how to achieve great business analysis work, I urge you to take a look – it’s wonderful.

Tshepo Matjila - Business Analysis Competency Lead

It is a hugely relevant course that will benefit me no-end

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It is a hugely relevant course that will benefit me no-end, especially when practically applying the various concepts to make better communication and understanding possible

Nathan Solomons - Business Analyst

Choose your track and save 20% with a Business Analyst Bootcamp bundle

Enrol on The Business Analyst Bootcamp™, which enables you to purchase four qualifying courses and accompanying certificate exams at a substantially discounted price (offer excludes preparation workshop and oral examination).

Business Track

R 44672

  • Business Analysis Practice
  • Commercial Awareness
  • Modelling Business Processes
  • Requirements Engineering

Process Track

R 45952

  • Foundation in Business Analysis
  • Business Analysis Practice
  • Modelling Business Processes
  • Requirements Engineering

Strategic Track

R 45952

  • Business Analysis Practice
  • Commercial Awareness
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Benefits Management

Change Track

R 47232

  • Foundation in Business Analysis
  • Business Analysis Practice
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Benefits Management

A Few More Testimonials to Prove it Works for Real People

The freedom of this programme allowed me to choose my own path

If my experience has taught me anything it’s that there is no cookie-cutter approach to business analysis, and the freedom of this programme allowed me to choose my own path – one that meets me where I am at.

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Faiek Sonday
Principal Consultant

The acronyms are not just ‘buzzwords’ anymore!

The acronyms are not just ‘buzzwords’ anymore! The focused and practical content helped me to see the value and application of techniques across the business analysis spectrum.

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Lana Woollgar
Business Analyst

I’m ready to tackle anything ...

“Being a ‘technique-driven’ business analyst, rather than being driven (mad) by templates, means I’m ready to tackle anything.”

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Faiek Sonday
Principal Consultant

I've got the tools to go live business analysis

Not only have Business Change Academy given the vision of what business analysis can be, but they’ve also geared me up a full range of practical tools and techniques to go live it.

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Faiek Sonday
Principal Consultant

Discover a world of technique driven analysis

Gear up with the essential range of business analysis tools and learn how to thread them together to build your business analyst career the smarter way

  • Business Change Life-Cycle
  • PESTLE Analysis
  • Five Forces Model
  • MOST Analysis
  • Internal Resource Audit
  • The Boston Box
  • SWOT Analysis
  • McKinsey 7-S Model
  • Balanced Scorecard
  • Critical Success Factors
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Creative Problem-Solving Model
  • Business Analysis Process Model
  • Interviewing
  • Workshop Facilitation
  • Round Robin
  • Brainstorming
  • Brainwriting
  • Post-it Exercise
  • Stepwise Refinement
  • Process Modelling
  • Context Diagram
  • Task Scenarios
  • User Stories
  • Formal Observation
  • Protocol Analysis
  • Job Shadowing
  • Ethnographic Study
  • Scenario Modelling
  • Prototyping
  • Survey / Questionnaire
  • Special Purpose Record
  • Activity Sampling
  • Document Analysis
  • Stakeholder Engagement Process
  • Stakeholder Wheel
  • Power / Interest Grid
  • Stakeholder Classification
  • Stakeholder Management Plan
  • Soft Systems Methodology
  • Rich Pictures
  • Mind Mapping
  • CATWOE Analysis
  • Business Activity Modelling
  • Functional Structure
  • Organisation Model
  • Value Chain
  • Value Proposition
  • Business Events
  • Business Rules
  • Swimlane Diagram
  • As-Is Process Analysis
  • To-Be Redesign Patterns
  • Gap Analysis
  • POPIT
  • Solution Options Identification
  • Business Capability Modelling
  • Value Stream Analysis
  • Business Case Life-Cycle
  • Business Case Process
  • Feasibility Analysis
  • Force-Field Analysis
  • Business Case Document
  • Risk Assessment
  • Cost Benefit Analysis
  • Payback (or Breakeven) Calculation
  • Discounted Cash Flow / NPV
  • Internal Rate of Return
  • Requirements Engineering Framework
  • Tacit / Explicit Knowledge Levels
  • Requirements Analysis Approach
  • Requirements List
  • Requirements Filters
  • SMART Requirements
  • Requirements Documentation
  • Requirements Validation
  • Requirements Document Review
  • Requirements Catalogue
  • Requirements Specification
  • General Requirements
  • Technical Requirements
  • Functional Requirements
  • Non-Functional Requirements
  • Requirements Hierarchy
  • MOSCOW Prioritisation
  • Requirements Management Process
  • Requirements Traceability
  • Use Case Diagram
  • Entity Relationship Diagram
  • Class Diagram
  • Delivery Approaches
  • Waterfall Life-Cycle
  • V Life-Cycle
  • Incremental Life-Cycle
  • Spiral Life-Cycle
  • Decision Table
  • State Transition Diagram
  • Learning Cycle
  • Sarah Model
  • Benefits Plan
  • Benefits Dependency Network
  • Benefits Realisation Report
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The acronyms are not just ‘buzzwords’ anymore!

The acronyms are not just ‘buzzwords’ anymore! The focused and practical content helped me to see the value and application of techniques across the business analysis spectrum.

Lana Woollgar , Business Analyst
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The freedom of this programme allowed me to choose my own path

If my experience has taught me anything it’s that there is no cookie-cutter approach to business analysis, and the freedom of this programme allowed me to choose my own path – one that meets me where I am at.

Faiek Sonday , Principal Consultant
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I’m ready to tackle anything ...

“Being a ‘technique-driven’ business analyst, rather than being driven (mad) by templates, means I’m ready to tackle anything.”

Faiek Sonday , Principal Consultant
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I've got the tools to go live business analysis

Not only have Business Change Academy given the vision of what business analysis can be, but they’ve also geared me up a full range of practical tools and techniques to go live it.

Faiek Sonday , Principal Consultant

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