BCS Certificate in Modelling Business Process

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BCS Certificate in Modelling Business Process provides business professionals with the knowledge and toolkit required to identify, model and improve business processes in your organisation. This is a practitioner-level BCS certification leading to the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis. The course will teach you how to identify, analyse and model business processes at various levels, and to identify process measures and opportunities for improvement. The course is case study based and will discuss the practicalities of applying modelling techniques, including the BPMN. <br> The course has been extensively rewritten to cover the latest BCS Modelling Business Process syllabus which reflects recent developments in the process modelling field. The course is administered by professional trainers with significant experience of real world process modelling and analysis projects. Students are supplied with course notes containing detailed information about business analysis techniques and providing references for further reading. <br> This syllabus has an accompanying 1 hour examination at which the candidate must achieve a pass score to gain the BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice. This Practitioner Specialism module counts towards the BCS Business Analysis Diploma
There are no course prerequisites,. However students will have been expected to have reviewed chapters outlined in a pre-course study guide from the BCS Business Analysis, Paul, Yeates & Cadle.
Course Objectives:
On completion of Modelling Business Process course, delegates will be able to:

Understand the context for business process modelling
Identify and model core business processes at an organisation level
Identify and model core business processes at a process level
Identify key components to modelling – including actors, triggers, events, process flows, tasks.
Identity business rules and how to model them
Identify performance measures with tasks
Have acquired an overview of popular Process Modelling techniques and Notation (including BPMN)
How to identify problems with current processes
How to re-engineer organisational processes to make improvements
Course outline:
This three day course follows the BCS Certificate in Modelling Business Process syllabus and covers the following:
The context for business process modelling :
The purpose for process modelling
The hierarchy of process modelling
The difference between process, task and functional modelling
Relationships between process models in the hierarchy
Approaches to business process modelling
Modelling Business Processes:
Strategic context and business objectives
Value Chain Analysis
Modelling an organisational view of processes
Activity diagrams
Differences between the process and function
Definition of a business process
Business process measurements and metrics
Processes hierarchies and delivering value
Documenting tasks :
Identifying tasks
Documenting task steps
Identifying business rules
Task performance metrics
Evaluating and improving business processes:
Identifying problems with current processes
Analysing the process flow
Analysing tasks, handoffs and performance
Identifying and questioning business rules
Modelling the ‘to be’ process
Identifying new measurements and standards
Transition :
Defining roles and skills profiling
Change management
Integration of process modelling and requirement definition
Exam Prep:
Course review to reinforce key exam topics
Hints and tips
Practice exam questions