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BCS Certificate in Systems Development Essentials

Exam Details:

Duration:
1hr 15min
Price:
£245 + VAT
Exam location:
London
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Next Available Exams:

De Vere West One, London
De Vere West One, London
De Vere West One, London
Examination type

1 hour open-book, scenario-based examination preceded by 15 minutes reading time.

Syllabus Summary

Holders of the BCS Certificate in Systems Development Essentials should be able to:

  • Identify the tasks and disciplines required for systems development and implementation
  • Investigate a system
  • Interpret business requirements and produce systems requirements
  • Quality assure the systems requirements documentation
  • Design test cases for the requirements
  • Describe the commonly-used development lifecycles defined in the syllabus
  • Describe in detail one methodology that embraces one (or more) of these lifecycles
  • Describe the structure and activities of this methodology
  • Describe, interpret and quality assure the key models that the selected methodology uses for defining the process, static and event perspectives of the system
  • Make effective use of different methods of interpersonal communications
  • Quality assure the systems requirements documentation
  • Identify different architectures for systems development solutions
  • Conduct a system review
  • Explain how CASE tools might be used to support the method
Pre-requisites

There are no specific pre-requisites for entry to the examination, however candidates should be suitably prepared and possess the appropriate skills and knowledge to fulfil the objectives above.

Preparation

Our Systems Development Essentials with Agile course prepares you for this examination. The examination is taken at the end of the course.

The examination can also be taken directly

This is a core certificate in the BCS International Diploma in Solution Development and a specialist certificate in the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis.

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