EXIN BCS Foundation Certificate in Organisational Behaviour (OBF)

The BCS Foundation Certificate in Organisational Behaviour provides an entry level qualification for anyone wishing to gain an understanding of the complex factors which shape the way organizations operate. It includes the principles of organizational design and operating models, as well as group and individual performance, culture and behavior. This certification will also enable candidates to understand key principles of finance at both business and project level.

Who is this certification for?

EXIN BCS Organisational Behaviour is for people who want to gain a general understanding of the structure, operation and behavior of organizations, including business and project finance. Suitable for business analysts, business managers and anyone working in business change. This list is not exhaustive, and many other roles may benefit.

Main subjects

Organizational Principles
Operating Models
Organizational Motivation, Behavior and Culture
Group Formation
Principles of Financial Reporting
Project Finance

Required reading

1. Prof David A Buchanan and Dr Andrzej A Huczynski
Organizational Behaviour 10th Edition
Pearson Education Limited (2019) 

2. Michael Blackstaff
Finance for IT Decision Makers: A Practical Handbook
BCS (September 2012) 

3. James Cadle, Debra Paul and Paul Turner
Business Analysis Techniques: 99 Essential Tools for Success
BCS (September 2014) 

4. Debra Paul, Donald Yeates and James Cadle (ed.)
Business Analysis 3rd Edition
BCS (September 2014)

5. Object Management Group (OMG)
Overview of OMG Business Motivation Model: Core Concepts