Business analysts, project managers and solution developers who require a practical approach to analysing and modelling data through online learning. Data Analysis is also an Analytical Skills module on the BCS Advanced Diploma in Business Analysis.
AssistKD's Data Analysis online learning course covers the key approaches to analysing and modelling data: entity relationship modelling, analysis class modelling and normalisation of data.
Key areas of the course include:
- Building entity relationship diagrams
- Developing analysis class models
- Normalisation of data
- Validating the data requirements
The course covers approaches to analysing and modelling data that reflect the business users' needs and priorities. It also provides an overview of the more mechanistic approach offered by normalisation, and then explores techniques to validate the views of the data against the stated requirements.
The Data Analysis online learning course contains detailed course content with an audio voice-over provided by an experienced tutor. The course provides numerous multiple choice and scenario based questions which may be used to reinforce learning through self-assessment.
In line with all of our online learning products, the course is designed to provide flexible navigation. Learners can choose to follow the learning path through the course itself or jump to different sections as required. The product also offers dedicated contact with AssistKD course tutors should further help be needed.
This course prepares participants to sit the examination leading to the BCS Professional Certificate in Data Analysis. The examination for this certificate lasts for 90 minutes and consists of 40 scenario-based multiple-choice questions. The pass mark is 26/40 or 65%. This certificate contributes to the BCS Advanced International Diploma in Business Analysis.
The examination is included in the price of the online course. The exam can be taken at home via online proctoring. Further instructions on how to book your exam will be given by the AssistKD online learning team upon purchase of the course and exam.
Please note that you will require a webcam and to be able to download a piece of software called Questionmark to sit your exam at home. As an alternative, you can sit your exam at your local Pearson VUE Examination Centre. However, the Centre may be closed due to the government Covid-19 restrictions. If you require this option, please contact us before purchasing to check the position.
This course was written by AssistKD's trainers who bring their extensive experience of data analysis and modelling to the programme.
If this course is part of your BCS Advanced Diploma in Business Analysis programme you have a choice of further modules you can take including Business Architecture, Agile Business Analysis, Advanced Requirements Engineering, Stakeholder Engagement, Business Finance, Benefits Planning and Realisation and Team Leadership. The structure of the certification is shown here.