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Practitioner Certificate in Benefits Management and Business Acceptance

  • Demonstrate how a rigorous approach to benefits management ensures successful software solutions delivery
  • Identify the benefit owners and key stakeholders within your environment
  • Recognise what good business acceptance testing looks like
  • Attain one of the four modules you need to gain the International Diploma in Business Analysis

Who is it for?

  • The practitioner certificate is for people who want to develop a detailed understanding of benefits management and business acceptance
  • Suitable for business analysts, business managers and their staff, business change managers and project managers

What are the entry requirements?

  • There are no entry requirements for this certification.

What will I learn?

You will develop a rigorous approach to benefits management including:

  • How to make a business case, ensure a strategic fit and indicate critical success factors and key performance indicators
  • Producing a delivery plan, having identified key stakeholders
  • How to review a business case, revise and reassess the benefits
  • Implementation and delivery skills
  • How to embed business change at an organisational level

The syllabus includes training objectives, details of modules and learning hours, plus a recommended reading list.

How do I get this certification?

Take the complete training programme (recommended)

You can take a bundled programme of courses with one of our approved training providers. You’ll find them across the UK and around the world.

How long will it take?

Classroom courses normally last 3 days.

Where can I study?

  • At an approved provider near you
  • At your computer via e-learning or web conference learning

How much does it cost?

Prices for courses vary depending on your chosen training provider and course format.

What format is the exam?

  • One hour ‘open book’ written exam, preceded by 15 minutes’ reading time
  • Based on a business scenario
  • Pass mark is 50%

    Resources to help you study

    Book cover of Business Analysis 3rd edition

    Business Analysis 3rd edition

    This bestselling textbook explores a range of approaches and techniques for business analysis and covers the syllabus for the Business Analysis Foundation Certificate.

    What are the benefits of gaining a BCS certification?

    Become an Associate Member on gaining the certification and enjoy networking opportunities with over 70,000 professionals, as well as access to resources online.
    Map your skills and identify your goals along your career path by following the SFIAplus industry-standard framework.
    Gain an internationally recognised certification, enabling you to take your skills around the world.

    "The industry recognised certifications provide the science behind the skills that I practise every day."

    Helen Clark, Business Analyst, Zurich

    What's next?

    Demonstrate your skills and expertise by gaining the internationally-recognised International Diploma in Business Analysis, available once you have completed the two core modules and one knowledge-based module, in addition to this Practitioner module.

    International Diploma in Business Analysis

    • Available once you’ve completed 4 modules: 2 core modules, 1 knowledge module and 1 practitioner module
    • You’ll have an oral examination to discuss your experience and capabilities

    Read more about our International Diploma in Business Analysis

    This qualification is not regulated by the following United Kingdom Regulators - Ofqual, Qualification in Wales, CCEA or SQA.