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UCT Post Graduate Diploma

In Business And Systems Analysis


UCT Post Graduate Diploma in Business and Systems Analysis (BASA)


The CapaCiTi Post Graduate Diploma in Business and Systems Analysis combines training with an internship and a structured support programme with a clear focus on re-skilling and up-skilling non-IT degree-level graduates in the foundations of business and systems analysis.


Training Provider

University of Cape Town (UCT) Informations Systems Department.


Qualification Awarded

NOF Level 8



Western Cape Government Department of Economic Development and Tourism, Jobs Fund, W&R SETA, INSETA


Programme terms and conditions

The Cape IT Initiative reserves the right to change all and any aspect of this programme at any time. CiTi also reserves the right to cancel the programme if insufficient funding and/or if there are too few host companies for the interns. Candidate selection decisions are final and no correspondence will be entered into in this regard.

Course Content
*Schedule provided upon programme start.

  1. Understanding Organisations
  2. Decision making in Organisations
  3. What is an Information System?
  4. MS Excel
  5. Essay writing – Referencing
  6. Introduction to Design Science
  7. Introduction to Business Modelling
  8. Process Modelling, Metrics, Data Modelling, Dashboard Design
  9. Preparing a Business Case 
  10. BPML’s and Tools
  11. ERP and SAP
  12. Technology Landscape
  13. Business Intelligence
  14. Requirements Analysis
  15. Use Case Diagram, narratives
  16. Change Management
  17. Planning, Executing, Evaluating, Testing
  18. Quality Assurance
  19. Project Management, PMBOK
  20. Casual Loop Modelling

Application Deadline: Applications are now closed


Start Date: January 2015


Duration: 12 Months


Application Criteria:

  1. South African Citizen
  2. Aged between 21 and 35 years of age as at the programme start date
  3. Must have any (completed) graduate degree for which they attained at least 60% grade point average (GPA)
  4. Should either be unemployed or not employed in their preferred career


Recruitment Process:

  1. Apply via website
  2. CapaCiTi and trainer vetting.
  3. Invitation to interview
  4. Company pitching
  5. Final selection