Agile Business Analyst

Agile Business Analyst Course Description

Duration: 2.00 days (16 hours)

Meeting business objectives proactively requires business analysis, but this cannot be achieved by relying on old technologies and methods. Incorporating advanced Agile practices is the effective approach for wide-spectrum business analysis.

NetCom Learning offers a comprehensive Agile Business Analyst training course to equip aspirants with the skills to elicit useful information in Agile projects. This Business Analytics course covers key concepts related to Agile fundamentals, Scrum methodology, requirements management, and product backlog.

The Agile Business Analyst training classes also include explanation of Agile metrics, and the different roles a Business Analyst professional can perform on Agile teams. This Business Analytics training affords learners the opportunity to explore business analysis concepts and the related challenges they may face while working in Agile teams.

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Intended Audience for this Agile Business Analyst Course

  • » Business Analyst
  • » Application Developer
  • » Quality Analyst
  • » Project Manager
  • » Systems Analyst
  • » Systems Tester
  • » Systems Architect
  • » Scrum Masters
  • » Functional Analysts
  • » Professionals who want to enhance their Agile business analysis skills

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Course Prerequisites for Agile Business Analyst

  • » Basic experience in business analysis
  • » Basic understanding of Agile methodologies and Scrum

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Agile Business Analyst Course Objectives

  • » Role and importance of the BA
  • » Vocabulary standards and business analysis practices through the use of the IIBA A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK Guide)
  • » Plan BA requirements activities
  • » Elicit requirements from stakeholders, with an emphasis on interviews
  • » Analyze stated requirements, with an overview of modeling techniques
  • » Document requirements for different types of projects
  • » Verify and validate requirements
  • » Elements of requirements management and communication and the BA's role in them
  • » Elements of solution verification and validation and possible BA roles
  • » Enterprise analysis: choosing appropriate projects
  • » Necessary competencies and best practices of BAs
  • » Waterfall, incremental, and agile lifecycles and how they change BA practices

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Agile Business Analyst Course Outline

      1. Introduction to Agile Development
        1. Agile Overview
        2. The Agile Potential
        3. The Agile Manifesto
        4. Agile Alone is NOT Enough
        5. Can Agile fail?
        6. THE Best Agile
        7. Self-Organized Teams
        8. The Business Analyst Role In Agile
      2. Business Analysis in Agile Projects
        1. Multiple Levels of Planning
        2. The "Ever Unfolding Story"
        3. Progressive Requirements Elaboration
        4. How to do Requirements Driven Agile
        5. Requirements as the Basis for Agile Backlog
        6. How Agile Methods Impact Requirements Risks
      3. Agile Business Analysis: Product View
        1. Agile's Big View
        2. Working with Your Product Owner
        3. Product Cision
        4. Product Roadmapping
        5. Keeping Your Eye on Requirements
      4. Agile Business Analysis: Release Planning
        1. Release planning
        2. User stories, epics, and sagas
        3. Quality attributes and interfaces
        4. Grooming the backlog
      5. Agile Business Analysis: Sprints and Iterations
        1. Use Cases in Agile
        2. Actors and Roles
        3. Understanding User Stories
        4. Comparing and Contrasting User Stories and Use Cases
        5. Right Sizing User Stories (just enough detail and no more)
        6. Defining Done
        7. Testing Stories
        8. Estimating in Agile Projects
        9. Calculating Capacity
        10. Determining Velocity
        11. Selecting Stories

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Do you have the right background for Agile Business Analyst?

Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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Award winning, world-class Instructors

Our instructors are passionate at teaching and are experts in their respective fields. Our average NetCom instructor has many, many years of real-world experience and impart their priceless, valuable knowledge to our students every single day. See our world-class instructors.   See more instructors...

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