BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Change

Duration: 3 Days (24 Hours)

BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Change Course Overview:

The BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Change stands as a recognized professional certification attesting to an individual’s proficiency in comprehending the integration of technology within a business context. It encompasses business enhancement definitions, processes, frameworks, and methodologies, with a central emphasis on adept change implementation within business settings. Industries adopt this certification to identify adept professionals capable of orchestrating and executing cross-departmental changes while mitigating adverse repercussions. This credential equips individuals with foundational principles spanning stakeholder analysis, change management, benefits realization, business process enhancement, and business analysis. This holistic knowledge empowers them to effectively spearhead business transformation endeavors.

Intended Audience:

• Professionals involved in business transformation process
• Project or operational managers handling change initiatives
• Management consultants guiding process optimization
• Business analysts working on business change projects
• Change program stakeholders needing adequate understanding of business change principles.

Learning Objectives of BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Change:

The learning objectives of the BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Change course are as follows:

  • Imparting comprehensive knowledge of the fundamental principles and techniques of business change.
  • Enabling an understanding of business and IT alignment.
  • Providing insights into change management techniques and tools.
  • Developing the ability to identify, analyze, and resolve impacts and issues arising from business change.
  • Equipping learners with skills to align business change strategy with business objectives and stakeholder expectations.
  • Cultivating the capability to effectively manage and communicate change within an organization.
  • Explain the degrees of business change
  • Describe the business change lifecycle
 Module 2: Business Alignment (20%)
  • Identify the three aspects specific to an organisation with which any business change must align:
  • Explain the process and techniques used to develop a SWOT analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats)
  • Describe frameworks used when analysing organisational culture
  • Describe Hofstede’s Dimensions of National Culture
  • Explain the balanced scorecard, critical success factors (CSF) and key performance indicators (KPI).
  • Explain the applicability, advantages and disadvantages of the following investigation techniques:
  • Describe the techniques to analyse the root causes of problems
  • Identify categories of stakeholder: Stakeholder Wheel
  • Explain techniques to analyse and manage stakeholders
  • Explain the gap analysis process, comparing existing and target states
  • Explain the process for evaluating options
  • Describe the contents and structure of a business case
  • Distinguish between investment appraisal techniques
  • Distinguish between the change programme and the change project
  • Requirements
  • Describe the POPIT (People, Organisation, Process, Information and Technology) model
  • Describe testing in the business change process
  • Explain business readiness assessment
  • Describe the process for implementing the solution
  • Explain responses to change
  • Explain the purpose of post-implementation review
  • Describe benefits management process/lifecycle
  • Describe benefits categories
  • Describe the role of the Benefit Owner
  • Describe the contents of the benefits plan
  • Explain the purpose, conduct and outcomes of a benefits review

BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Change Course Prerequisites

• Familiarity with concepts of business change and project work
• Basic knowledge of IT and business operations
• Understanding of project management and business analysis
• No specific certifications are mandatory, but relevant work experience is beneficial
• Some courses may require educational qualifications.

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