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AgileBA® Agile Business Analyst Foundation and Practitioner

This Agile Business Analysis Foundation and Practitioner training course is an integrated course, which enables delegates to acquire both Foundation and Practitioner certifications. Business Analysts play a crucial role within Agile environments, hence they need to possess the relevant skills, knowledge, and experience desired by organisations.

This ensures knowledge is converted into practice and confirms delegate’s skill capability. This training course will teach delegates the significance of applying Agile tools and frameworks when conducting Agile projects. Delegates will be able to assess and understand stakeholder requirements, which is vital in achieving business performance improvements.

Who should attend?

This training course is designed for Business Analysts who want to develop their Agile knowledge and learn how to apply Agile Business Analysis methods. We highly recommend this training course for Business/Change Analysts, Agile Developers, Scrum Product Managers/Owners, Project Managers, and Systems Analysts.

There are no requirements for Agile Business Analysis Foundation and Practitioner, hence anyone can attend.

Learning outcomes

We provide you with:

  • The Agile Business Analysis Foundation and Practitioner Examination
  • Business Skills Solutions Agile Business Analysis Courseware
  • An Experienced Agile Business Analysis Instructor Certificate

Delegates will need to sit two separate examinations, the AgileBA® Foundation Exam and the AgileBA® Practitioner Exam.

Delivery

This course is delivered virtually and/or face-to-face. Virtual sessions are tutor-led.

Pricing

£1,200 + VAT

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AgilePM Foundation & Practitioner Certification

Advance your career with an internationally recognised certification. Become an agile project leader with in-depth knowledge of its principles. You will learn from industry experts and work with real-life case studies.

Who should attend?

Foundation certification:

  • Practising project managers
  • Agile team members looking to become Agile Project Managers
  • Individuals pursuing the AgilePM Practitioner Certificate

Practitioner certification:

  • Certified Professionals AgilePM Foundation
  • Agile team members who want to become Agile Project Managers

Delivery

This course is delivered virtually and/or face-to-face. Virtual sessions are tutor-led.

Pricing

£1,200 + VAT

APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ)

The APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) was formerly known as the APMP and is designed for those who see project management as a key part of their role. It establishes a solid foundation in project management behaviours, skills, processes and tools in any industry.

It is ideal for those with a few years’ experience in project delivery, who are seeking to consolidate a structured method of project management in their company with a best-practice approach from the Association for Project Management.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for aspiring and existing project managers, including:

  • Those who wish to demonstrate their knowledge of how the elements of project management interact
  • Those in the early stages of their career (with three to four years of project experience)
  • More experienced project managers who want to gain a formal qualification in project management

It is also suitable for students of related disciplines, such as management and engineering, who wish to gain a recognised qualification in addition to their academic record.

Learning outcomes

Upon attaining the APM PMQ qualification you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of all key elements of project management
  • Demonstrate that you are a skilled and committed project professional
  • Become relevant to project management in any industry
  • Able to complement other project methodologies, such as PRINCE2

Attendees will take part in a series of intensive coaching sessions addressing all the main topics covered by the APMP syllabus in a structured and consistent way. The sessions will include presentations, exercises and sample examination papers.

Delivery

This course is delivered virtually and/or face-to-face. Virtual sessions are tutor-led. To do this course virtually, you must have access to a computer and an internet connection.

Pricing

£1,200 + VAT

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BCS Business Analysis Foundation Certificate

Develop your skills for a career in business analysis with a leading certification that demonstrates you’ve met the high standards set by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. Join 100,000+ professionals worldwide who are already certified.

Who should attend?

This course is relevant to anyone requiring an understanding of Business Analysis This multi-disciplinary group includes:

  • Business analysts
  • Business managers and their staff
  • Business change managers
  • Change implementers/enablers (e.g. portfolio, programme and project managers)

Learning outcomes

  • 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 feasibly
  • How to establish, document, and model requirements

Delivery

This course is delivered virtually and/or face-to-face. Virtual sessions are tutor-led. To do this course virtually, you must have access to a computer and an internet connection.

Pricing

£650 + VAT

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BCS Business Analysis Practitioner Certificate

Attain one of the four modules you need to gain the International Diploma in Business Analysis. Recognised globally. Take your career to the next level by learning how to support successful business change. Explore a range of strategic analysis and performance management techniques and apply business analysis techniques within a defined framework.

Who should attend?

  • People who already have a business analyst role and want to gain a deeper understanding of business analysis strategy and application
  • Business analysts, business managers and members of their team, business change managers and project managers

Learning outcomes

The syllabus covers how to develop a business strategy and how to explore a business issue. You’ll learn how to apply a range of business analysis techniques including:

  • Use strategic analysis techniques
  • Understand the techniques required to investigate the business systems of an organisation
  • Use a stakeholder analysis technique
  • Identify recommendations for business improvement
  • Identify costs, benefits, impacts, and risks

Delivery

This course is delivered virtually and/or face-to-face. Virtual sessions are tutor-led. To do this course virtually, you must have access to a computer and an internet connection.

Pricing

£650 + VAT

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Black Belt Qualification Lean Six Sigma

The purpose of the Black Belt qualification is to confirm that a candidate has sufficient knowledge, understanding and application of the Lean Six Sigma process improvement methodology, practice and analytical tools to be able to work effectively as the team leader of complex breakthrough Lean Six Sigma process improvement projects and to support improvement teams operating within an environment supporting Lean Six Sigma./p>

Who should attend?

This qualification is aimed at those who specialise in managing complex business performance breakthrough projects and in supporting the execution of business processes performance improvement projects within an environment supporting Lean Six Sigma.

It is also relevant to those responsible for large or multiple functions or departments who are to program manage and support business processes improvement project teams within their span of authority(e.g. Operational Directors, Programme Directors, Finance Directors, IT Directors and HR Directors).

Learning outcomes

The syllabus is based on the ‘Continuous Improvement Maturity Model’ (CIMM). This is a framework that guides an evolutionary staged approach for process improvement from a very early stage to delivering world-class products.

CIMM incorporates the best practices methods and techniques of process improvement, quality management and new product development. It includes best practices from Total Quality Management (TQM), Kaizen, Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), Lean, Six Sigma and Design for Six Sigma.

Delivery

This course is delivered virtually and/or face-to-face. Virtual sessions are tutor-led. To do this course virtually, you must have access to a computer and an internet connection.

Pricing

£1,200 + VAT

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CompTIA A+ Global Certification

Preparatory course for the CompTIA A+ certification exams, the industry standard for establishing a career in IT. Recognised globally. You will be able technically support the day-to-day IT needs of an organisation. Email support throughout the total length of the course to ensure learners are properly prepared for the exam.

Learning outcomes

  • Mobile devices: Install & configure laptops and other mobile devices
  • Networking: Explain types of networks and connections including TCP/IP, WIFI and SOHO
  • Software troubleshooting: Troubleshoot PC and mobile device issues
  • Hardware network troubleshooting: Troubleshoot device and network issues
  • Operating systems: Install and support Windows OS, understand Mac OS, Linux & mobile OS
  • Security: Identify and protect against security vulnerabilities for devices and their network connections
  • Hardware: Identifying, using, and connecting hardware components and devices
  • Virtualisation and cloud computing: Compare and contrast cloud computing concepts and set up client-side virtualisation
  • Operational procedures: Follow best practices for safety, environmental impacts, and communication and professionalism

Delivery

This is an online self-paced course. Participants must have access to a computer and internet.

Pricing

£370 + VAT

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CompTIA Network+ Global Certification

Develop a career in IT infrastructure with this preparatory course for the CompTIA Network+ certification exams, the industry standard for establishing a career in IT. Recognised globally. Email support throughout the total length of the course to ensure learners are properly prepared for the exam.

Learning outcomes

  • Networking concepts: Explain the purpose of a variety of networking concepts and implement as appropriate
  • Network Troubleshooting and Tools: Explain the network troubleshooting methodology and appropriate tools to support connectivity and performance
  • Network Security: Summarise physical security and common attacks while securing the wired and wireless network
  • Infrastructure: Determine and explain the appropriate cabling, device and storage technologies
  • Network Operations: Use best practices to manage the network, determine policies & ensure business continuity

Delivery

This is an online self-paced course. Participants must have access to a computer and internet.

Pricing

£390 + VAT

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CompTIA Security+ Global Certification

Preparatory course for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam. Recognised globally. Progress your career in IT security and protect organisations from cyber threats. Email support throughout the total length of the course to ensure learners are properly prepared for the exam.

Learning outcomes

  • Threats, attacks and vulnerabilities: Detect various types of compromise and have an understanding of penetration testing and vulnerability scanning concepts
  • Technologies and tools: Install, configure, and deploy network components while assessing and troubleshooting issues to support organisational security.
  • Architecture and design: Implement secure network architecture concepts and systems design
  • Identity and access management: Install and configure identity and access services, as well as management controls
  • Risk management: Implement and summarise risk management best practices and the business impact
  • Cryptography and PKI: Install and configure wireless security settings and implement public key infrastructure

Delivery

This is an online self-paced course. Participants must have access to a computer and internet.

Pricing

£290 + VAT

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Green Belt Qualification Lean Six Sigma

The purpose of the Green Belt qualification is to confirm that a candidate has sufficient knowledge, understanding and application of the Lean Six Sigma process improvement methodology, practice and analytical tools to be able to work effectively as the team leader of Lean Six Sigma process improvement projects or as a member of a Black Belt process improvement project, within an environment supporting Lean Six Sigma.

Who should attend?

This qualification is aimed at those who specialize in executing business processes performance improvement projects within an environment supporting Lean Six Sigma.

It is also relevant to those responsible for multiple business processes who are to act as leaders of Kaizen, Lean or Six Sigma process improvement projects in their immediate environment (e.g. Operational line managers, Team Managers, Project Managers, Change Managers, Finance Managers, IT Managers and HR Managers).

Learning outcomes

The syllabus is based on the ‘Continuous Improvement Maturity Model’ (CIMM). This is a framework that guides an evolutionary staged approach for process improvement from a very early stage to delivering world class products.

CIMM incorporates the best practices methods and techniques of process improvement, quality management and new product development. It includes best practices from Total Quality management (TQM), Kaizen, Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), Lean, Six Sigma and Design for Six Sigma.

Delivery

This course is delivered virtually and/or face-to-face. Virtual sessions are tutor-led. To do this course virtually, you must have access to a computer and an internet connection.

Pricing

£1,200 + VAT

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Product Management

Product management is vital to delivering innovations and driving business growth. It is an important organizational role that is growing in popularity. Product management is perfect for entrepreneurial individuals. Product managers are often able to operate with autonomy, work across many groups, have a meaningful impact on business growth, and develop life-long career skills. Product managers can be found at companies that are building products and technologies for external customers (consumers, end users, partners, etc.) as well as internal customers (employees). Product managers are responsible for the strategy, roadmap, and feature definition for a product or product line.

Who should attend?

  • Business managers and leaders
  • Individuals directly responsible for product or portfolio strategy
  • Professionals who play a more indirect role such as in sales, marketing, operations, finance, or R&D
  • Specialists at companies who are focused on using technology as a competitive differentiator
  • Professionals wanting to take on a more formal product management role

Learning outcomes

  • The strategy to execution journey
  • Conceiving the Product: Business Case, Market Needs
  • The User Experience
  • Strategic Planning: Product Description, Roadmap
  • Conception and Planning; From Development to Launch to retiring a product/service
  • Maximising Product Reach
  • The Product manager’s skill set
  • Product Management Frameworks
  • Product Placement – The Six Ps

Delivery

This course is delivered virtually and/or face-to-face. Virtual sessions are tutor-led. To do this course virtually, you must have access to a computer and an internet connection.

Pricing

£1,200 + VAT

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Professional Scrum Master™

Scrum is a simple and effective agile framework that has been used worldwide by over 200,000 members to manage work on complex products since the early 1990s. This two-day course covers the first of three levels of Professional Scrum Master™ assessments to validate your depth of knowledge and understanding of the framework and its application.

On successfully passing the PSM I exam, you’ll receive the industry recognised PSM I Certification to demonstrate your fundamental level of Scrum mastery.

Who should attend?

This course is designed to prepare you to take the Professional Scrum Master™ level I (PSM I) assessment. It is held once a month on Saturdays.

Once you have completed the course, you will receive a password to sit the Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) exam. Those who pass the assessment will receive the industry recognised PSM I Certification to demonstrate their fundamental level of Scrum mastery.

By attending this course, you’ll gain a stronger understanding of Scrum and be in a much better position to succeed. In fact, we guarantee that if you attempt the PSM I assessment within 14 days of the class and do not score at least 85%, you will be granted a second attempt at no additional cost.

The syllabus covers how to develop a business strategy and how to explore a business issue. You’ll learn how to apply a range of business analysis techniques including:

  • Use strategic analysis techniques
  • Understand the techniques required to investigate the business systems of an organisation
  • Use a stakeholder analysis technique
  • Identify recommendations for business improvement
  • Identify costs, benefits, impacts, and risks

Learning outcomes

For you:

  • Contribute, manage and successfully deliver projects to a high standard on time and within budget
  • Join an international network of professional scrum masters
  • Raise your profile within your organisation and increase you contribution
  • Improve your future employability with relevant and up-to-date professional certification

For your employer:

  • Complete projects quickly, efficiently, and within shorter timescales
  • Encourage creativity and innovation within projects and teams
  • Improve project and team accountability and increase the clarity and transparency of operational processes
  • Prioritise and gain results from different elements of projects without waiting for the whole project to be completed

Delivery

This course is delivered virtually and/or face-to-face. Virtual sessions are tutor-led. To do this course virtually, you must have access to a computer and an internet connection.

Pricing

£595 + VAT

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Train your team

Our business courses specialise in driving productivity. We offer a wide variety of courses to help businesses grow and retain top talent.

We offer ready-made programmes, and we can also provide bespoke training depending on the specific needs of your organisation.

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