Being an IT Business Partner - BCS Practitioner Certificate

Award Winning, Online, Self-Study

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Course overview

Thinking about applying for a leadership, management or consultant role?

Learn how to plan and implement changes in an organisation and lead teams and projects effectively with The BCS Practitioner Certificate in Being an IT Business Partner.

This Level 4 course aims to equip professionals with the knowledge about the skills and practical behaviours which are required for them to step into a leadership/management role. 

It is a great course for candidates looking to progress their careers into a leadership or senior role with responsibility for managing projects or teams or those in an existing management role who wish to refresh or develop effective management skills.

Course subjects include stakeholder relationship management, workforce planning, change
planning and financial management. 

IT Business Partner Practitioner Pathway

To undertake this certification, candidates must have passed these three awards

BCS Practitioner Award in Business Skills for the IT Professional
BCS Practitioner Award in Collaborating with Business Teams
BCS Practitioner Award in Leading with an IT Mindset.

To purchase this pathway which includes all four courses, please click here.

Online, self-study, global access to study in any country

Course features
  • Study time: 50 hours
  • Gain Industry Skills
  • 12 months course access
  • Includes exam
  • Job and Career Support
  • Tutor support
  • Learn Online - Study at home or work
  • Aligned to SFIAPlus
    IT Industry Framework
  • Globally Recognised BCS Certificate
  • Free 1 year BCS Membership
  • 0% Interest Free Payments
  • Access to BCS' Entire Digital Library of Books

Exam & Certification Included

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Gain the skills you need to become a real professional, boost your confidence, and master the field.

This course includes 'Pass Assist', a unique package of support to equip learners with knowledge and confidence to pass your BCS exam, including:

  • Digital access to BCS' entire library of digital business and technology subject books
  • Practice exam papers
  • A series of exam preparation videos (coming soon)
  • Tutor support - discussion forum, email and What’sApp.
  • Being an IT Business Partner - Level 4 BCS Practitioner Certificate

    The BCS Practitioner Certificate in Being an IT Business Partner is a Level 4 globally recognised professional qualification which will help develop your knowledge and understanding in these specific subjects:

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    We're here to help you pass your course and grow your career; study with Duco Digital Training, the UK's leading online BCS accredited training provider.
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    There are over 1.4 billion management roles globally and demand will increase 7% by 2030!


    Average salary for a manager in the UK. In the US it is over $110k.

    Employers have difficulty finding qualified candidates for management positions.

    Increased demand for management roles between 2020 and 2030, fastest growing occupation.

    Why should I take this course?

    This professional certification in Being an IT Business Partner will help develop your career if you are looking to progress into a leadership or senior role with responsibility for managing projects or teams.

    The demand for management roles is expected to grow in the coming years.

    This is due to a number of factors, including:

    • The ageing population, which is leading to a shortage of skilled workers.
    • The increasing complexity of businesses requires more managers to oversee operations.
    • The growing importance of technology is creating new opportunities for managers to lead and innovate. 

    Training in Being an IT Business Partner will equip you with knowledge about the skills and practical behaviours which are required for you to develop your management skills or prepare for your next leadership or management role.

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    Out team

    Meet our instructor

    Darren Winter

    CEO & Founder
    I’m Darren BCS Accredited Trainer and Company Director of Duco Digital Training. My objective is to help you attain the relevant skills in technology and business that you can use to move forward in your career, which is accessible and affordable.
    If you have any questions about choosing the right course for your career, please contact me.
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