Agile Business Analysis
This two-day workshop provides the essential information needed for those in the business analyst role to be successful on Agile projects. You will learn the core agile concepts and have an opportunity to try them out immediately in a simulated project setting. You will use Scrum processes to write and prioritize user stories and get the detail needed for the Agile Team to plan and build user stories.
This course is delivered by our partner, Educate 360 (Watermark Learning/Project Management Academy). Pre-course communications will come from our partners.
- Describe the Agile business analysis mindset and the key Agile principles.
- Articulate the role of the business analyst in an Agile context.
- Identify and practice using various techniques to understand the business need, goals and objectives.
- Elicit and identify user roles.
- Understand the business analysis role in visioning and utilize project inception techniques.
- Write effective user stories, acceptance criteria and product backlog items to build a product backlog.
- Elicit and identify non-functional requirements and business rules associated with a user story.
- Identify models to assist with elaboration of product backlog items (PBIs).
- Describe the role of the business analyst in Scrum.
Class delivery includes a mixture of instructor-led discussions, group exercises, and workshops to reinforce concepts learned. Each participant will receive a course manual and handouts to serve as both an in-class guide and on-the-job reference.
Length and Learning Modes
Virtual classes: 2 days; Discounts available for teams and for private offerings.
This course is intended for business analysts familiar with Agile or those performing business analysis tasks in an Agile environment. It is also suitable for anyone wanting to learn Agile analysis in depth or for those in an organization planning to expand their Agile BA practices.