APMG Agile Business Analysis Foundation + Practitioner

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APMG Agile Business Analysis Foundation + Practitioner
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Introduction

AgileBA is a new guide developed by APMG and the Agile Business Consortium, designed to guide business analysts working in agile environments. More and more organizations are taking agile approaches, and in them, the role of Business Analyst is critical. Analysts must therefore possess the skills, knowledge, and experience necessary to successfully develop this function.

This course presents a complete set of guidance, framework, and practices for obtaining, analyzing, validating, and managing requirements throughout an Agile project.

At the end of the third day, students will be able to take the AgileBA Foundation exam, and at the end of the fourth day, able to obtain the AgileBA Practitioner certification.

Objectives

At the end of this course students will be able to:

  • Know the foundations for the success of agile projects
  • Understand how the Business Analyst role fits into an agile environment
  • Know and apply different ways to work with Agile BA during the phases of an agile project
  • Know how to write good and effective Agile requirements
  • Understand and apply a complete set of techniques and practices to perform effective business analysis and work collaboratively in agile environments
  • Understand how to adapt practices and techniques to different environments and projects
  • Know how to apply AgileBA knowledge, practices, and techniques to any type of project
  • Obtain the AgileBA Foundation and AgileBA Practitioner certifications

Student Profile

People who are currently working in Agile environments, or plan to do so in the future, including business analysts, product owners, business representatives, project managers, technical team, testers, among others.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites to attend this course. However, those wishing to take the Practitioner level exam must pass the Foundation level exam given at the end of day 3 of this class before continuing on.

Course Materials

Each student will receive a copy of the course documentation prepared by Netmind and a copy of the Agile Business Analysis Handbook.

Methodology

Engaging and interactive face-to-face course. Our instructors teach all course materials using the demonstrative method; the participants learn new concepts through exercises and real application practices.

Certification

At the end of the course, students will have the option of taking the AgileBA Foundation certification exam. Those who pass will be certified by APMG as holding the AgileBA Foundation certification and can go on to achieve their AgileBA Practitioner certification. At the end of Day 5, students will sit for the APMG AgileBA Practitioner exam. Those who pass will be certified by APMG as holding the AgileBA Practitioner certification.

Foundation Level Exam Details

  • Format: Closed-book, multiple choice
  • Number of Questions: 50
  • Passing Score: 50%
  • Duration: 40 minutes

Practitioner Level Exam Details

  • Format: Open-book (AgileBA Handbook only), complex multiple choice
  • Number of Questions: 80
  • Passing Score: 50%
  • Duration: 2.5 hours

Accreditation

A certificate of attendance will be issued to students who attend the course for at least 75% of the duration.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction to the course
  2. The role of the business analyst in an Agile world
  3. Agile and AgileBA Basics
  4. Agile Business Case
  5. Stakeholders in an Agile Project
  6. Requirements and User Stories
  7. Prioritization
  8. Facilitated Workshops
  9. Modeling and prototyping
  10. Iterative development and timeboxing
  11. Planning and estimating requirements throughout the life cycle
  12. Requirements life cycle in an Agile project
  13. Making the transition to AgileBA
  14. AgileBA Foundation exam
  15. AgileBA adaptation case studies
  16. AgileBA Practitioner exam

Public Classes

Currently, we don't have any public sessions of this course scheduled. Please let us know if you are interested in adding a session.

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Course Details

Reference

JIS 442

Duration

4 days

Delivery Mode

Face-to-Face
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