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BCS Agile Business Analysis Professional

Blend Agile fundamentals with Business Analysis

  • 2 hours
  • 1,500 British pounds
  • Online Session

Service Description

Course Style - Live Virtual Instructor led or Classroom Face-to-face This accredited Business Analysis Professional certification course Overview This course is aimed at experienced Business Analysts who wish to understand the application of the Agile philosophy, principles, tools and techniques to business change projects. Delegates will use their existing knowledge of business analysis to explore the context of Agile within a business environment. Key areas of the course include: • The Agile Philosophy • The Agile Manifesto • Lean thinking • Agile principles • Agile methods and techniques such as User Stories, Functional Model Maps, Backlogs and MosCoW Prerequisites for Agile Business Analysis • It is recommended that delegates should have completed, or have knowledge to the level of, the BCS International Business Analysis Diploma or the BCS Solutions Development Diploma, before attempting this course. • This 3-day specialist course leads to the BCS Professional Certificate in Agile Business Analysis. • Candidates are expected to understand CATWOE, Business Activity Modelling and Use Case Diagrams prior to attending this course. Course Outline The Agile Philosophy • The history of Agile and the Agile Manifesto • Agile components • Agile and the business environment • Lean Business Analysis and thinking Agile Key Principles • Collaborative working • Self-organising teams • Continuous improvement • Iterative development/incremental delivery • Plan and build in change Agile Methods • Linear vs empirical methods • Evolution and history of the methods • Agile methods - DSDM, UP, SCRUM, XP, Lean Software • The BA role in Agile Understanding Stakeholders • Stakeholder groups • Agile AB role in engaging and managing stakeholders • Agile Modelling • Models and hierarchy • MoSCoW prioritisation • Decomposing and organising business goals Agile Techniques • User stories • Managing requirements with the product backlog • Estimating using Delphi and story points • Managing the iterations, including velocity Agile BA Planning • Using storyboarding, scenarios and prototyping • Creating a Kanban board The BA Role • Agile business analysis • The idea of the 'generalising specialist' What format is the exam? One hour ‘closed book’ with 40 multiple choice questions Pass mark is 65% (26/40)

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Business Derivatives Ltd, Queens Crescent, Livingston, UK

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