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AgileBA® Foundation and Practitioner Course

AgileBA practitioner course

Our accredited AgileBA Foundation and Practitioner Course will examine the role of a business analyst in an agile world. Bringing together the methodology of Agile DSDM and the actual role of a business analyst in order to combine them for effective use in agile ways of working.

The AgileBA certification was created in partnership with the Agile Business Consortium, the professional body for promoting and enabling business agility worldwide. They have been contributing to agile knowledge for over 25 years with the use of DSDM (formally called Dynamic Systems Development Methods) and are the developers of AgileBA, AgilePM, and AgilePMF.

DSDM is vendor-independent, covers the entire life-cycle of a project and provides best practice guidance for on-time, in-budget delivery of projects, with proven scalability to address projects of all sizes and for any business sector.

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Course Details

Level Intermediate
Pre-requisites None
Accreditation APM
Exam format Multiple choice questions
Exam duration 40 minutes
Exam pass mark 50%
Our pass rate N/A

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What does the course cover?

Introducing an Agile approach has a significant impact on the role of the Business Analyst, on their existing skills and their way of working. Whilst traditional skills are still valuable, new skills and ways of working need to be adopted to harness the benefits of a new way of working and to appreciate the different relationships with co-workers.

The Foundation course covers the 13 Areas in the book over 12 modules. They are:

  1. Introduction and The Role of a Business Analyst in an Agile World
  2. Agile Fundamentals and the Agile BA
  3. The Agile Business Case
  4. Stakeholders in an Agile Project
  5. Requirements and User Stories
  6. Prioritisation
  7. Workshops
  8. Modelling
  9. Timeboxing and Iterative Development
  10. Requirements Planning and Estimating Throughout the Lifecycle
  11. The Requirements Lifecycle in an Agile Project
  12. Making the Transition to Agile BA

We will also cover the Appendices throughout the course which are:

  1. The Glossary
  2. Modelling Techniques
  3. Project Approach Questionnaire
  4. Facilitated Workshops

The Practitioner course will teach individuals how to:

  • Apply the underpinning philosophy and principles of DSDM in a project situation
  • Appropriately configure the processes of an Agile project to a given scenario
  • Produce and evaluate the content of BA-produced Agile products produced during an Agile project in a given scenario
  • Apply the following Agile practices in a project situation: Facilitated Workshops; MoSCoW prioritisation; Iterative Development; Modelling; Timeboxing
  • Identify the Agile practices to be used for a given situation within a scenario
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities within an Agile project and the different levels of empowerment with respect to requirements and the business case
  • Understand the mechanisms for facilitation and support within an Agile Project
  • Understand in outline how to test, estimate and evaluate benefits delivery in an Agile project
  • Describe the Agile approach to managing and prioritising requirements and identify action to rectify problems with requirements within an Agile project from a given scenario

Is the course right for me?

AgileBA Foundation and Practitioner guidance, training and certification are designed to benefit a wide range of roles operating in an agile environment, including:

  • Business Analysts
  • Change Analysts
  • Project Managers
  • Scrum Product Owners/Managers
  • Systems Analysts
  • Agile Developers

Exam format

AgileBA® Foundation Course

  • Multiple choice format
  • 50 questions per paper
  • 25 marks required to pass (out of 50 available) – 50%
  • 40 minutes duration
  • Closed-book

AgileBA® Practitioner Course

  • APMG accredited
  • Objective questions
  • 4 questions
  • 50% pass mark (25/50)
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Open-book
  • Agile BA Foundation is a pre-requisite

Why study with Training Bytesize?

As experts in delivering project management training through a range of study styles, your success is key to our success. We understand how people learn, we know how to train people to pass exams, we employ the best trainers and specialise in small class sizes to help you get the best from your investment. So, if you’re looking to enhance your project management skills and ensure you pass first time, Training ByteSize is a name you can trust.

As a family run business, project and programme management training is in our blood, and so is innovation. Our founders have been part of the industry since the 1990’s, specifically founding Key Skills and developing the world’s first accredited e-learning course for PRINCE2.

Today we are proud to continue with world firsts; with second generation Victoria at the helm, she has led Training ByteSize to ensure were the first company to develop and deliver e-learning options for accredited courses including Business Analysis Foundation, ITIL4, and AgilePM.  When we say we’re experts in project management training, we really do mean it.

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COURSE OPTIONS

  • Online
  • Virtual

ONLINE TRAINING


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AgileBA® Foundation and Practitioner online training, official exams and Official Ebook – 3 months access

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Online learning is a great way to study and our e-learning portal is interactive and engaging.

Studying for your qualification online is a viable option for so many project managers:

  • Learning is completely flexible to suits your busy schedule
  • The interactive online course consists of voice-over and animation to keep you engaged throughout the learning
  • You can access it anywhere in the world and take your exam online at a time that suits you best
  • The AgileBA Foundation e-learning will take around 10 hours to complete and includes a mock exam simulator so you can really test yourself before going for the real exam
  • Our pass rates are well in excess of the national average (nearly 100%!), there is really no reason you should fail!Try our free course demoAutumn Offer

VIRTUAL TRAINING

Our Virtual Course platform delivers accredited and certified training, led by leading subject matter experts, direct to your home, mobile, computer or office without the hassle of travelling or staying away. It is so easy to fit in an online class into your busy schedule; simply log in from home, the office, or even while you are travelling.

Students can ask questions using a headset, webcam or a chat window, and get their questions answered, just like in a traditional classroom. Questions can be lined up and answered at intervals, without interrupting the teacher’s flow of thought. There is no difference in the level of interaction – in fact distractions are significantly reduced because of this way of teaching. Our trainers have a minimum of 10 years training experience, plus have previously run and managed live projects, so have real-life experience they bring to the virtual session.

If you would like to find out more about this option please call our team on 01270 626330 or complete this short form and we’ll come right back to you.

GROUP TRAINING

Why consider onsite training with Training ByteSize?

  • Cost per person is significantly reduced
  • Pass rates are in excess of the national average
  • Dedicated account manager to see the project through with you
  • Our trainers have a wealth of experience across a variety of industries
  • All our training advisors are qualified in the subject they’re advising on

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