Agile Analysis Certification (IIBA®-AAC) Course

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Agile Analysis is the practice of business analysis in an agile context with an agile mindset.

Course Duration: Two Days

Professional Development Hours: 12

Dates: TBD

Venue: Benvenuto Conference Centre, 1 Pitsani Rd, Kelland, Randburg, Johannesburg. Map

Times: 08:30 - 16:00

Fees: R 9,200.00 per delegate including VAT. This fee includes course notes, lunches, refreshments and the Viewpoint course assessment. This course fee excludes IIBA® exam fees.

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About the Course

All business analysts need to learn and adapt agile business analysis techniques to make a contribution to product innovation and agile systems development in the current fast-paced, complex business environment. 

In this course you will learn a set of agile business analysis principles and practices that can be applied in any agile development project. The emphasis is on practical application of the most widely-used agile requirements analysis methods and techniques.

This course is an examination preparation course for the competency-based International Institute of Business Analysis™ (IIBA®) Agile Analysis Certification (IIBA®-AAC) and is aligned with the Agile Extension to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK®) Guide. 

Who Should Attend

Business Analysts, Business Managers, Agile Professionals, Software Developers, System Developers, Product Managers, IT Managers, Testers, Project Managers and Information Technology Professionals.

Course Content

Introduction to Agile Business Analysis

  • What is Agile Business Analysis?
  • The role and importance of the Business Analyst in agile development
  • About the IIBA® Agile Analysis Certification (IIBA®-AAC)
  • The three horizons of Agile Business Analysis

 The Agile Mindset

  • What is the agile mindset?
  • The Agile Manifesto
  • The seven principles of Agile Business Analysis
  • Agile methodologies and frameworks

The Strategy Horizon

  • Analysing goals, capabilities and context
  • Applying agile principles to the strategy horizon
  • Planning, Visioning and Relative Estimating
  • Developing the Product Road Map

The Initiative Horizon

  • Identifying and recommending solution options
  • Identifying and prioritizing solution components
  • Assessing solution viability
  • Epics and Themes
  • User Stories, Job Stories and Story Mapping and Story Decomposition

The Delivery Horizon

  • User story acceptance criteria - INVEST
  • Story estimation
  • Maintaining product and iteration backlogs
  • Focusing on vision, customer and value
  • Working in agile teams
  • Agile delivery techniques

Course Material Includes

  • Agile Extension v2 to the BABOK®
  • The IIBA®-AAC examination guide
  • Practical examples and exercises
  • Practice examination questions
  • Trial examination