Business Analysis Foundation

Students in the Griffith College Business Analysis Foundation Course
Professional / Short Course
Four Day Workshop (9.30am – 5.00pm)
Validated by
BCS (The Chartered Institute for IT)
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Course Overview

Learn the key principles of business analysis

This business analysis qualification is validated by the British Computer Society (BCS) and provides a foundation for a range of specialist modular certificates in the areas of Business Analysis, Information Systems Consultancy and Business Change.

Why Study Business Analysis Foundation at Griffith College?

The Business Analysis Foundation course is conducted on a part-time basis over a four-day period comprising theory, practical assignments and examination practice. In addition to providing a firm foundation for business analysis this certificate can be used to provide a foundation in the subject for specialists in other disciplines, particularly Project Managers and System Developers.

  • Course covers the broad range of principles and techniques within the sphere of Business Analysis.
  • The certificate is relevant to a number of professions including business analysts, business managers and their staff, business change managers and project managers.
  • Validated by an internationally renowned, representative body in the BCS
  • Provides a perfect foundation for participants who wish to progress in the workplace.
  • Option to further your studies in the area of Project Management, with progression to Griffith’s Diploma in Project Management course

 Intake Dates

We run two intakes for this course commencing in Autumn and Spring.

  • September*
  • January*

*Subject to sufficient numbers.

Please see the timetable section for the next course dates.

Course Details


  • Introduction to Business Analysis
  • The competencies of a business analyst
  • Strategy analysis
  • The business analysis process model
  • Investigation techniques
  • Stakeholder analysis and management
  • Modelling the business system
  • Business process modeling
  • Requirements engineering
  • Modelling the IT system
  • Managing the information resource
  • Making a business and financial case
  • Managing business change

If you have any questions please get in touch with us at [email protected] or 01 415 0429.


Business Analysis Foundation Course Timetable

The next Business Analysis Foundation course is due to commence in September 2023 (dates to be confirmed) at Griffith College Dublin Main Campus. Contact [email protected] for further information.

This course will run over 4 days (Tuesday to Friday) from 9.30 am to 5.00 pm, course dates outlined below.

Year 2023

  • September : Dates to be Confirmed

How to Apply

Entry Requirements

Work experience within a Business Information Systems environment is desirable, but not essential.

How to Apply

Directly to Griffith College Short Courses Department

Applicants under 23 years of age:

Old Leaving Cert (Pre 2017)

Two Honours Level, Grade C3s or above and four Ordinary Level D3s (subjects to include Maths and a language, English, Irish or other language) or equivalent exam taken.

New Leaving Cert

2 H5 and 4 O6/H7 grades, to include Maths and a language (English, Irish or other language).

Applicants over 23 years of age (Mature students):

If you are 23 years or over from the 1st of January before the academic year for which they are applying, you can apply for this course directly using the College’s online application form.


Annual Fees

Study Mode: Part-Time

Fee: EUR 890.00


Academic Progression

Successful applicants may also elect to pursue further studies in the area of Project Management, in particular our Diploma in Project Management course.

Career Progression 

Upon completion, this programme is the perfect foundation for participants who wish to progress in the workplace.

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