BCS Certificate in Commercial Awareness

3 days


Course Introduction

The era of monopolistic organisations is coming to an end while completion is growing. In order to be successful, an organisation needs to collaborate with suppliers, competitors and outsourcing partners. For the businesses to operate successfully, as of now, they have to find new approaches to operating through restructuring, changing their organisational behaviour, modifying their internal and external boundaries, and establishing additional techniques for measuring performance. Enquire about our fantastic range of business Analysis qualifications to enquiries@bestpracticetraining.com

  • Learn the Budgeting Process and its intricacies
  • Understand how to evaluate financial cases using the Three Techniques
  • Access to the Commercial Awareness course-ware and instructors
  • Certification at a Low Cost
  • Certification Recognized by Global Leading Brands
  • BCS authorized certification


  • Those wishing to acquire a basic level of understanding about business finance and behavioural influences.
  • Those wishing to attain the BCS Certificate in the Commercial Awareness.

Candidates with special examination requirements should consult the ISEB web site (www.iseb.org.uk) for the ISEB Special Needs policy. Note that the ISEB must be advised at least four weeks in advance of any special requirements.

Following your exam you will be sent an email from BCS asking you to register for your exam.

Once you have registered and your exam results become available then you will be able to log back into your account and view your results.

Skills Gained

  • Evaluating A Financial Case Through Three Techniques.
  • Understand what Costing and Pricing is.
  • Cash Flow Forecasting and Budgeting.
  • Financial Accounting Documents and Their Contents.
  • Understand Financial Accounts
  • Discuss Required Business Performance Ratios.
  • Define Porters Five Forces Framework and Value Chain.
  • Describe Boston Consulting Group's Matrix.


The course comes with no prerequisites.

Course Outline

  • Evaluating a Financial Case
    • Building a Financial Case – Its Purpose
    • Techniques for assessing a Financial Case
  • Budgeting, Costing and Pricing
    • Budgets and Departmentalized Businesses
    • Cash Flow and Cash Management
    • Costing and Pricing
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis
    • Balance Sheet
    • Income and Expenditure
    • Cash Flow Statement
    • Ratios
    • Determining the business domain
    • Ascertaining the portfolio
    • Providing value
  • Organisational behaviour and culture
    • Defining organisational behaviour
    • Organisational efficiency and the Balanced Scorecard
    • Understanding and analysing culture
  • Group formation
    • Groups and their dynamics
    • Types of groups - formal and informal groups
  • Principles of organisational structure
    • Organization structuring
    • Types of jobs
    • Line, staff and functional relationships
    • Formalisation of rules and procedures
    • Centralisation vs decentralisation
  • Operating models
    • Characteristics of organisation structures
    • Organisational boundaries

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London London3 1094 £1094 2019-12-11
London London3 1094 £1094 2019-12-11
Glasgow Glasgow2 1094 £1094 2019-12-12
Nottinghamshire Nottingham2 1094 £1094 2019-12-12
Nottinghamshire Nottingham3 1094 £1094 2019-12-12
Glasgow Glasgow3 1094 £1094 2019-12-12
Virtual Virtual3 1094 £1094 2019-12-19
Yorkshire Sheffield3 1094 £1094 2019-12-19
Yorkshire Sheffield2 1094 £1094 2019-12-19
Virtual Virtual2 1094 £1094 2019-12-19
Essex Chelmsford2 1094 £1094 2020-01-02
Kent Canterbury2 1094 £1094 2020-01-02
Hampshire Eastleigh2 1094 £1094 2020-01-02
London London3 1094 £1094 2020-01-16
Virtual Virtual3 1094 £1094 2020-01-23
London London3 1094 £1094 2020-02-03
London London3 1094 £1094 2020-02-03
Virtual Virtual3 1094 £1094 2020-02-20
London London3 1094 £1094 2020-02-20
London London3 1094 £1094 2020-03-05
Virtual Virtual3 1094 £1094 2020-03-19
Yorkshire Leeds3 1094 £1094 2020-03-25
London London3 1094 £1094 2020-03-26
Hampshire Southampton3 1094 £1094 2020-04-02
London London3 1094 £1094 2020-04-20
London London3 1094 £1094 2020-04-20
Virtual Virtual3 1094 £1094 2020-04-23
London London3 1094 £1094 2020-04-30
Virtual Virtual3 1094 £1094 2020-05-14