Preparing for and passing BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis (v4)

Last week I passed the BCS Business Analysis Foundation exam. My preparation took around a week, with cramming over a weekend. However, I have previously studied a lot of material covered in this exam during another project management course.

My approach was to

  • make sure that I understand the topics highlighted in the syllabus,

The book on its own might be a bit dry to read, but it’s useful to fill in the syllabus and to practice potential questions. If you don’t have much time to prepare, you can download my exam notes that cover the syllabus (38 pages, including links to mock exams).

BCS Business Analysis Foundation - Syllabus - Learning Objectives

It still makes sense to read the textbook, so read it if you have time. Here’s the edition I used:

Good luck!