The BCS Advanced International Diploma in Business Analysis was formally launched by BCS on 23rd September 2015 at the BA Conference Europe. It's the next step for BCS BA Diploma holders, allowing business analysts to consolidate and develop their knowledge, and build their expertise. More business analysts and change practitioners are taking this advanced professional qualification than ever, with the numbers of learners increasing year on year.
This video explains how the Advanced International Diploma fills the gap between the International Diploma and the Expert BA Award
To be awarded the Advanced International Diploma, candidates must: have at least 5 years' experience as a BA, providing a range of business analysis services; be able to present evidence of their contribution to the BA profession and fulfil the four certification requirements shown below.
Future-proof your career and build your expertise and authority with the qualification, or take some advanced modules to broaden your skills and knowledge.
All applicants must have a minimum of five years of business analysis experience.
BA community requirement
Applicants are required to demonstrate how they have contributed to the wider BA community. This may be through initiatives that are internal to their organisation or may be through involvement in external BA groups.
An applicant for the Advanced Diploma in Business Analysis must hold the following certifications:
- A BCS Professional Certification in each of the Analytical, Business and People Skills subjects
- An additional BCS Professional Certification in either an Analytical or Business Skills subject
- These certificate modules may be gained in any order and are described below
To help candidates achieve the BCS Advanced International Diploma in Business Analysis, AssistKD now offers an Advanced Passport for a discounted price. This passport includes the 4 courses and 4 exams required to gain the Advanced Diploma.