EXIN BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis

EXIN BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis is an expert level certification designed to test candidates' high-level application of their business analysis knowledge, as well as their interpersonal and problem-solving skills. This certification is the highest level Business Analysis certification, aiming to validate your existing knowledge, skills, and capabilities.


Certification information

The BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis provides a professional qualification for
business analysts. It sets a standard by which business analysts may be assessed.
Holders of the qualification will have demonstrated competency in a range of skills and
techniques and will have passed examinations that assess performance across knowledge
levels 2-5.

The International Diploma is designed for business and IT professionals who want to demonstrate they have a detailed understanding of business analysis best practices.

The business context
Business analysis techniques
Business case development
Requirements definition
Requirements management and documentation
Practitioner specialism

Business Analysis
Debra Paul, Donald Yeates, James Cadle
BCS, 3rd Edition (2014)
ISBN: 978-1780172774

Business Analysis Techniques
James Cadle, Debra Paul, Paul Turner
BCS, (2014)
ISBN: 978-1780172736

Benefits Management: How to increase the business value of your IT projects
John Ward and Elizabeth Daniel
John Wiley and Sons, (2012)
ISBN: 978-1119993261

Developing Information Systems
James Cadle (ed)
BCS (2014)
ISBN: 978-1780172453

UML 2 and the Unified Process
Jim Arlow and Ila Neustadt
Addison-Wesley, 2nd edition (2005)
ISBN: 978-0321321275

Key Benefits

  • Oral examination that tests your interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Gain an internationally recognized certification
  • Choose to work module by module, or take all the modules together in a bundled training program
  • Validated by two leading business analysis practitioners

Details & downloads

01 hour
Number of Questions:
Oral examination (Oral)
Open book:
Electronic equipment allowed:
Requirements for certification:
  • One of the foundation-level certifications: EXIN BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis, EXIN BCS Foundation Certificate in Organisational Behaviour
  • The following advanced-level certifications: EXIN BCS Practitioner Certificate in Business Analysis Practice, EXIN BCS Practioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering, EXIN BCS Practitioner Certificate in Modelling Business Processes