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Course type: Virtual
Duration: Four days
Delivery: Virtual

AgileBA® Foundation & Practitioner virtual

If you’re based at home but prefer the collaborative nature of a classroom environment, our virtual courses are just what you’re looking for.

About the course

The Agile Business Analyst (AgileBA) certification demonstrates that you have the skills needed to be an effective business analyst working in an agile project team. This four day intensive classroom course provides everything you need to fully prepare for the AgileBA Foundation and Practitioner examinations.

By the end of the Foundation-level qualification you should have sufficient knowledge and understanding of the Agile Business Analysis guidance to be able to recognise and distinguish between the key elements of the approach.

The Practitioner level qualification confirms that you not only have sufficient knowledge and understanding of the Agile Business Analysis guidance, but that you have the ability to apply and tailor it to a given scenario situation.

What is virtual classroom training?

ILX’s virtual instructor-led training combines the personal teaching experience of a classroom, with the ease and flexibility of a virtual environment. Our virtual courses are interactive and engaging, allowing participants to communicate with both the instructor and each other in a collaborative manner.

Duration

This is an intensive four-day course that helps prepares you for the AgileBA Foundation and Practitioner examinations. The training is conducted via a virtual training environment. You need to ensure that you can satisfy the technical requirements that can be found on our website here.

Pre-requisites

You must pass the AgileBA Foundation exam prior to undertaking the AgileBA Practitioner examination.

Learning objectives

By the end of the Foundation element of this course you should understand the key principles and terminology within Agile Business Analysis guidance. Specifically,

  • The underpinning philosophy and principles of Agile
  • The processes within an Agile project, including alternative configurations
  • The products produced during an Agile project and their purpose
  • The practices used and their benefits and limitations
  • The people within an Agile project

By the end of the Practitioner element of this course you should be able 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

This is an intensive four-day virtual course that includes:

  • All accompanying course material
  • The cost of the AgileBA Foundation and Practitioner examinations (must be taken online via remote proctor within 12 months of purchase)
  • The official AgileBA handbook

What's covered?

This course covers the following modules:

  • The role of a Business Analyst in an agile world
  • Agile fundamentals and the AgileBA
  • The agile business case
  • Stakeholders in the agile project
  • Requirements and user stories
  • Prioritisation
  • Modelling
  • Timeboxing and iterative development
  • Requirements planning and estimating throughout the lifecycle
  • The requirements lifecycle in an agile project
  • Exam preparation

Target audience

This qualification is aimed at:

  • Practising Business Analysts
  • Agile team members who wish to become Agile Business Analysts

There is no mandatory pre-course for this course however there will be some evening work.

HOW YOU TAKE YOUR EXAM

The exams are taken online via remote proctor. Two weeks prior to course commencement ILX will arrange for an exam voucher to be issued. You then have a choice you can either:

  • Book a suitable time after your virtual classroom event has finished to undertake your exam

OR

  • We currently allocate exam time within the virtual classroom event. So that you can book directly, we will advise you of recommended exam timings as part of the candidate guidance — this is issued three weeks prior to course commencement

Note: You are responsible for booking your own exam.

Exam format

Foundation

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

Practitioner

  • Complex multiple choice
  • 4 questions per paper with 20 marks available per questions
  • 40 marks required to pass (out of 80 available) - 50%
  • 2.5-hour duration
  • Open book (AgileBA Handbook only)

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