Agile Business Analysis

Agile Business Analysis

Get mastery on agile process frameworks and the role of business analysis in a dynamic fast paced volatile and unpredictable business environment. Be an Agile business analyst and keep tune with changing times.

Key Features

  • Competency training
  • Interact with our trainers
  • Comprehensive coverage of materials
  • Based on agile extension of BABOK
  • Chapter end questions
  • Confirms to IIBA & Agile alliance best practices.
  • Hands on real life case studies
  • Interactive participatory learning
  • Course completion certificate
  • Expert trainers with industry decades of industry experience
  • Take the CCBA/CBAP course at a discount
  • Real life templates and resources

Agile Business Analysis

The need for adaptability and faster to market has lead to the adaption of agile methodologies in many organizations. The need for business analysts to be master the agile framework and be comfortable working in agile teams has become a critical need. The course provides a good understand on the business analysts role in agile teams.

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The need for adaptability and faster to market has lead to the adaption of agile methodologies in many organizations .The need for business analysts to be master the agile framework and be comfortable working in agile teams has become a critical need. The course provides a good understand on the business analysts role in agile teams.
The course is designed to provide good exposure on the fast growing agile practices project management practices and the role business analysts play in an agile team. The course provides the framework on most of the agile methodologies and the role the business analyst plays in understanding the requirement, eliciting and documenting requirements, managing the requirements, analysing, modelling and validating the solution. The project also provides a broad framework on agile project management practices.
The course is designed to be highly interactive with hands on workshops, case studies, real life projects cases and templates .The course imparts to address real life business problems in a rapidly changing chaotic business environment.

Get mastery of the Agile process frameworks like SCRUM,XP and Kanban.
Understand how Agile BA role is different from traditional BA roles.
Manage user stories and product backlogs
Understand how to manage stakeholders
Know how to elicit requirements the agile way.
Manage iterations with confidence.

Cover covers all aspects of agile business analysis
Agile Process framework, Methods and philosophy
Decomposing goals
Eliciting requirements
Managing requirements
Validating the solution
Agile techniques.

1) Practice using real life templates and case studies.
2) Hard copy of study material
3) Requirement management, BA resources and templates to help you put learning’s into action.
4) Hard and softcopy of articles and templates..
5) Access to high quality learner management system.
6) Course completion certificate
PRE REQUISITES
Working knowledge of IT development process desirable but NOT essential.

Introduction What is Agile?
What is wrong with the traditional approaches? Why go Agile?
The Agile manifesto and its philosophy
Difference between agile and waterfall methods?
The Agile team. Team roles and responsibilities.
When to go Agile? Plan vs change driven, is one better than the other?
How does the Agile framework change the Business Analysts role?
Changing role of the Agile BA and Qualities of a successful agile business analyst.

Agile framework project fundamentals
Scrum, Extreme programming, Kanban and Lean software.

Planning in Agile
Levels of planning in Agile –Strategic, release, iteration, daily work and continuous planning.
Planning the approach and managing the backlogs.
Conducting stakeholder analysis and agile techniques.
Planning the BA activities in agile teams
Planning the communication process in agile teams
Planning the requirement management process in agile
Measuring the performance of the agile BA team.

Conducting the elicitation process and requirements development
The Agile requirements hierarchy, user stories, acceptance criteria and criteria for done.
Preparing for elicitation in Agile
Conducting elicitation in Agile
Documenting elicitation
How is agile documentation different?
Confirming the elicitation results.

Requirements
Managing solution scope in agile.

Management and Communication
Managing requirements traceability
Maintaining requirements for reuse
Preparing requirements package in agile
Communicating requirements in agile.

Enterprise analysis
Defining the business need
Assessing capability gaps & Business capability analysis
Determining the solution approach
Defining the solution scope
Defining the business case.

Requirements Analysis
Prioritizing the requirements
Organizing requirements
Specify and modelling requirements
Defining assumptions and constrains
Verifying requirements
Validate requirements.

Solution assessment And validation
Assessing the proposed solution
Allocating requirements
Assessing organization readiness
Defining transition requirements
Validating the solution
Evaluating the solution performance
The agile myths
The future of Agile.

Scaling the Agile teams
The Scaled Agile ( SAFe ) frameworks and DSDM
The Discovery framework.

Agile techniques
Business capability analysis
Personas
Value stream analysis.

The Customer view point
Decomposition, elaboration, story mapping, user stories and story boarding.

Determining what is valuable
Backlog management, Business value definition, Kano analysis, MoSCoW analysis and Purpose alignment model.
The delivery framework
Behaviour driven development , Get real.

What is doable?
Relative estimation, planning worships and real options.

Collaboration and continuous improvement
Collaborative games, retrospectives, Lean and avoiding waste.
Demystifying popular agile myths
The Future of Agile
Content and sequence and case studies are subject to change based on time limit available and trainee.
Online and classroom topics may be different.

The teaching methodology is based on case studies, role plays, group assignments where participants learn from the instructor and from each other.
Our endeavor is not only help participants pass certification but enable them to build competencies and skills that can be applied at their work place.
The lectures are delivered based on the background, needs and aspirations of the participants to make sure that they meet their needs.
Our classes are highly interactive and based on experiential learning (learning from experience) . Participants can ask questions, request clarification or explanation when it’s needed and interact with a knowledgeable instructor who can help them understand concepts and terminology in terms of their own frames of reference
The class room sessions are used to explain difficult concepts, for practical learning, role plays, group assignments and team learning, personal interactions, replying to queries, having debates and points of views and all other activities that cannot be adopted in an online session.
Trainers provide feedback on assignments and better ways of doing things and this can be achieved only in an interactive face to face discussion.

1. The course is designed for IT professionals who want to move into requirements business analyst role.
2. The course will be helpful for those who are working as business analysts in IT companies.
3. Business Analyst from the software development industry.
4. Business managers who want to move to business analyst roles
5. Experienced business users or core team members working in IT departments as client side business analyst in IT projects, process improvement, transformation and strategic initiatives.
6. Product managers and business process owners and those interacting with IT development teams for development of IT solutions.
7. Project managers and CIO es.
8. QA/Testing professionals
9. Team leads/System Analysts /Developers who have to interact with clients

Competency building class room program for 3 days.
Please send your interest for corporate batches to info@skillcert.in and we will contact you with a customized offer.

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