IS Consultancy Practice
AssistKD's IS Consultancy Practice course provides participants with the skills they need to act as either an external or internal information systems consultant. These skills may be in support of their primary role, such as business analyst, or to prepare them for a stand-alone consultancy role. Key areas covered include:
- The structure of the IS/IT industry and the role of IS consulting
- Management of the customer relationship
- Assignment structure, management and control
- Management of people and relationships
- Conducting a consulting assignment
- Managing the quality of consulting assignment
During the course, participants will be encouraged to apply these and other techniques in the context of a typical assignment. The stages of this assignment include:
- Gaining Entry
- Contracting and Assignment Initiation
- Identifying Problems and Requirements
- Diagnosis and Solution Definition
- Implementing and Taking Action
- Closing and Review.
The case study on which the course is built is based on a genuine consultancy assignment.
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Assessment and accreditation
This course thoroughly prepares participants to sit two examinations which lead to the BCS IS Consultancy Practice certification. These examinations take the form of:
The BCS IS Consultancy Essentials course is assessed by a two hour closed-book examination.
Candidates who hold the IS Consultancy Essentials certificate are able to progress to the next stage, which involves a 45 minutes oral examination. The full IS Consultancy Practice certification is awarded to candidates who pass the oral examination.
In addition to covering the full BCS syllabus, this course enables participants to develop SFIA skills
CNSL levels 5 and 6 and RLMT levels 5 and 6.
Course structure and timings
The course takes place over 5 days. Refreshments and lunch are provided free of charge to participants.
Course director and trainers
||The IS Consultancy Practice training course is delivered by trainers who bring their substantial experience of practical consultancy and change projects to the programme. Paul Turner is the Requirements Engineering course director.
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A comprehensive manual, containing detailed information and providing references for further reading, is provided to each delegate who attends this course.