BCS Foundation Award - Understanding the problem and implementing the solution
Explore the processes involved, and the techniques and skills required, for an organisation to understand a problem before identifying, implementing and testing an effective solution.
Who is this for?
- Digital leaders and professionals who may need to implement new solutions at an organisational level
- Technology candidates looking to develop their knowledge and insight in ways of working to enable successful implementation
There are no pre-requisites for entry to the exam.
What will I learn?
This award sits within the Business innovation area of the AI Foundation Pathway and gives you insight into the organisational processes that are vital for growth and continued business success.
You’ll develop your knowledge in:
- defining the problem
- finding the best solution
- implementing the solution
- testing, continual improvement and feedback
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This award contributes 4 credits towards the:
- Foundation Certificate in AI (total credits required: 20)
- Foundation Diploma in AI (total credits required: 36)
Other Business innovation awards in the IA Foundation Pathway include:
How can I prepare for this award?
You can achieve this qualification through virtual or classroom training with a BCS-accredited training provider. As a guide, the estimated total qualification time for this award is 40 hours based around 16 hours of contact time, 23 hours of independent learning and a 30-minute summative assessment. Prices of exams start from £90 + VAT per award - though prices may vary depending on training provider.
How do I take the exam?
Find a provider
Get in touch with your nearest BCS-accredited training provider to ask about their bitesize training course.
Book your exam
If you're studying for this qualification without a training provider you can sit this exam directly with BCS.
How do I book an exam?
Call +44 (0)1793 417417 to book your exam
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This qualification is not regulated by the following United Kingdom Regulators - Ofqual, Qualifications Wales, CCEA Regulation or SQA.