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BCS Agile Business Analysis Course with Online Exam

  • Course Code BABA
  • Duration 3 days

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This course is available in the following formats:

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Course Overview

Explore the role business analysis plays in successful Agile development projects, the philosophy behind Agile and the relevant methods and techniques. Analytical skills certification within the BCS Advanced International Diploma in Business Analysis.

Course Schedule

    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 26-28 June, 2024
    • Location: Virtual


    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 22-24 July, 2024
    • Location: Virtual


    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 28-30 August, 2024
    • Location: Virtual


    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 30 September-02 October, 2024
    • Location: Virtual


    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 28-30 October, 2024
    • Location: Virtual


    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 27-29 November, 2024
    • Location: Virtual


Target Audience

Business analysts and anyone who needs a thorough practical knowledge of the role business analysis can play in the success of Agile development projects. Agile Business Analysis is also a Analytical Skills module on the BCS (ISEB) Advanced Diploma in Business Analysis.

Course Content


Agile Business Analysis ( a three-day course)

Course Content

The Agile Philosophy

  • The history of Agile and Agile Software Development.
  • The Agile Manifesto.
  • Agile components (principles, methods & techniques).
  • Agile in the business context.
  • Lean Business Analysis Service, System and Lean thinking.

Agile Principles

  • Collaborative working.
  • Self-organising teams.
  • Continuous Improvement.
  • Iterative development/Incremental delivery.
  • Plan for and build in change.

Agile Methods

  • History of Agile Methods.
  • Linear (defined) vs Agile (empirical) methods.
  • Evolution of Agile methods.
  • Agile methods – DSDM, SAFe, SCRUM, XP, Lean Software.
  • BA role in Agile.

Understanding Stakeholders

  • Stakeholder groups.
  • Understanding the customer.
  • Agile BA role in stakeholder engagement.

Agile Modelling

  • Purpose and principles behind Agile Modelling.
  • The hierarchy of models (business view to system component).
  • Prioritisation using MoSCoW.
  • Decomposing and organising business goals.

Agile Techniques

  • User stories and roles.
  • Managing requirements with the solution backlog.
  • Estimating story points.
  • Managing the iterations (Planning, daily stand-ups, agile boards, velocity and retrospectives).

Agile BA Planning

  • BA role in agile projects.
  • Storyboarding/scenarios/prototyping.

The Agile World View

  • Scaling agile.
  • Constraining factors.
  • The system of interest.

Course Prerequisites


Follow on Courses

If this course is part of your BCS Advanced Diploma in Business Analysis programme you have a choice of further modules you can take including Business Architecture, Data Analysis, Advanced Requirements Engineering, Business Finance, Benefits Planning and Realisation, Stakeholder Engagement and Team Leadership.
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