BCS Certificate in Modelling Business Processes Training

Course 3509

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Exam Voucher: Yes
  • Language: English
  • 17 NASBA CPE Credits (live, in-class training only)
  • Level: Intermediate

In this BCS Modelling Business Processes course, you learn to apply industry-standard business process modeling and analysis techniques and understand the framework for business process improvement within which these techniques may be applied. The investigation, modeling, analysis, and improvement of business processes are vital to understanding Requirements Engineering and Business Process Improvement (BPI). These techniques and practices reduce the development cost and potential re-work across the organization to create high-quality products and add business value.

In addition, this course prepares you to take the BCS Modelling Business Processes exam at the end of the course. 

    BCS Certificate Training Delivery Methods

    • In-Person

    • Online

    BCS Certificate Training Course Benefits

    In this training, you will:

    • Identify core business processes at an organizational and process level.
    • Model business processes at the organizational and process level.
    • Recognize the events that trigger the business processes.
    • Analyze the tasks within a business process.
    • Improve your business processes.
    • Leverage continued support with after-course one-on-one instructor coaching and computing sandbox.


    Experience at the level of:

    Exam Information

    You can earn the Practitioner Certification in Modelling Business Processes if you pass the course exam.

    • Closed book
    • One-hour written exam based on a business scenario
    • The passing grade is 65%
    • Exam voucher included

    This course is part of a series to earn an International Diploma in Business Analysis

    The BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, offers this internationally recognized certification, enabling you to take your skills worldwide. The four modules required to apply for this certification include one foundation-level course and three practitioner-level courses:

    Upon passing your exam, BCS will contact you to activate your membership. Once activated, you will be a BCS Associate Member and will have access to the wealth of benefits and support to help you in your career.

    • BCS Associate membership provides exclusive access to resources, content and opportunities that will enrich your career.
    • Note: This offer is only available once to each exam candidate. Exam candidates who have previously benefited from free Associate Membership will not be eligible for this offer again, even if they have taken another qualifying BCS exam.

    BCS Certificate Training Outline

    What is business process modeling?

    • Why model business processes?
    • Benefits of carrying out process modeling

    Importance of modeling business processes

    • Comparing the functional and process views of organizations
    • Enabling business improvement and refinement
    • Facilitating large-scale system changes and integration

    Creating effective process models

    • Performing detailed analysis
    • Modeling the as-is process
    • Identifying improvements and the to-be process
    • Involving stakeholders in process modeling

    Creating a hierarchy of business processes

    • Organization
    • Process
    • Task

    Process modeling and Business Analysis

    • Supporting requirements engineering
    • Reinforcing the business case
    • Helping with downstream testing
    • The strategic context for business processes
    • Mapping process relationships
    • Building an organizational view of processes
    • Delivering value to customers and the value proposition

    Business process modeling techniques

    • Identifying actors
    • Specifying the start and end point in the process
    • Clarifying tasks, process flows, rules, and decisions

    Modeling the as-is business process

    • Events that trigger business processes
    • External business events
    • Internal business events
    • Time-based business events

    Identifying outcomes from business processes

    • Timelines for business processes
    • Business process measures
      • Internal measures
      • External measures

    Identifying tasks

    • One person, place, and time
    • Documenting steps to complete the tasks

    Documenting business rules

    • “If … then … else” statements
    • Decision tables
    • Decision trees

    Measuring task performance

    Identifying problems with the as-is business processes

    • Measuring performance: time, quality, and resource usage/cost
    • Determining target and actual values
    • Aligning with corporate strategy and tactics as well as customer needs

    Improving the process

    • Using problem diagnosis techniques
    • Process improvement techniques

    Modeling the improved process

    • Checking for quality and completeness
    • Supporting the development of the Requirements Catalogue

    Implementation strategies

    • Creating a pilot
    • Deploying implementation strategies

    Planning the transition

    • Simulating and refining the to-be process
    • Estimating resource usage
    • Realizing benefits

    Decommissioning the as-is process

    • Supporting the transition
    • Enabling cultural change
    • Supporting stakeholders through the change process
    • Sustaining continuous improvement

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    BCS Certificate Training FAQs

    The BCS Institute is The Chartered Institute for IT.

    You can earn the Practitioner Certification in Modelling Business Processes if you pass the course exam.

    In Modelling Business Processes, you will not receive any PDUs.

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