Training & Exams

BCS Professional Certificate in Data Analysis.

About This Course

Course Code
QAPCDA

Course Type
Specialist

Vendor
BCS Business Systems

Duration
2 Days

RRP
£1,197.00

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Overview

This course is intended to enable business analysts to define data requirements with detailed understanding of what is required and a rigorous approach.

The course will provide business analysts with knowledge and understanding of data analysis activities and techniques designed to elicit and analyse data requirements and inherent business rules and how to define the structure of the data to meet business needs.

Key areas of the course include:

Please do note that the course timetable is designed to include coverage of new content up to around mid-afternoon on day 2. Delegates should be prepared to spend around 1 -2 hours in the evening on homework and revision activities. This may include activities set by the instructor as appropriate.

Target Audience:

This certification is relevant for anyone wishing to gain an understanding of data analysis and techniques that maybe be applied when analysing business data. It is likely to be of benefit to business analysts, systems analysts and technical architects and solution architects. Project managers working on data-oriented projects may also find it a useful certification
Note that if you are intending to work towards the BCS Advanced Diploma in Business Analysis then you must already have the International Diploma in Business Analysis.

Objectives

Data analysis for business analysts

Principles of data analysis

Modelling data

Normalisation of data

Validating the data model

Course Outline

Prerequisites

Prerequisites for Data Analysis

This 2-day specialist course leads to the BCS Professional Certificate in Data Analysis.

An understanding of projects would be useful but is not essential.

Prerequisites for including this course as part of the Advanced Diploma in Business Analysis:

This course is one of the 4 BCS professional certificates offered by Nexus which can be combined and lead to the Advanced Diploma in Business Analysis.

If you are planning to work towards obtaining the Advanced Diploma then you must already hold the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis and provide further evidential criteria, see below for details.

How do you obtain the Advanced Diploma?

Anyone who holds the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis can begin working towards the BCS Advanced Diploma. There are three elements to be achieved in order to be awarded the Advanced Diploma:


Exam Requirements

If you are taking a BCS exam you must bring photographic identification with you passport, driving license or student card, as it is a BCS requirement to produce it for the invigilator prior to the exam. Failure to produce a valid form of photographic identification will result in a candidate not being able to sit the exam. For any questions about what form of identification is acceptable please contact your Account Manager or the Nexus Training team on 01392 205095.
BCS allow additional time for candidates who have a disability or whose native language differs to that of the examination paper. Full details are provided in the BCS Reasonable Adjustments Policy which is available to view on the BCS website. If you believe you qualify for this then please notify the Exam Administration team on the details below as early as possible. At least two weeks' notice will be required for processing this request. Delegates failing to advise Nexus and provide evidence when requested, may not be allowed the additional support offered via the BCS policy. Nexus Exam Administration can be contacted by email training@nexusos.co.uk or by phone 01392 205095.

About This Course

Course Code
QAPCDA

Course Type
Specialist

Vendor
BCS Business Systems

Duration
2 Days

RRP
£1,197.00

Course Overview
Download