As the business analysts play a critical role in projects, the result of their work directly determines the outcome of the whole project and the transition to agile way of working needs to be considered.
Every organization is embracing in certain aspects the Agile approach because of its adaptability, response to change and faster time-to-market. In these times of increased competition, customer demands need to be met quickly. The traditional business analysis methodology does not meet these requirements – it expects that you specify your requirements entirely (and time is never enough to make them ideal) before moving on to other stages of the process in a linear fashion, only to find out later that they are no longer relevant and do not bring value to the customer.
Learn the Key BA & Agile Concepts and Practices
The first two days of the Agile Business Analysis training is based on a case study, and every topic consists of instructor-led part that includes the key concepts of Agile and Business Analysis, case study examples, and hands-on exercise, which allow the attendees to practice their knowledge, experience real-world situations, discuss problems and their possible solutions.
Apply the Knowledge in a Business Simulation
The last day of the training is dedicated to a business simulation, where the training participants can put into practice the knowledge and understanding of Agile and Business Analysis they gained during the training. Several retrospective sessions allow participants to reflect back on the topics taught in the previous days, their real project work and what steps to take for improvement.
Develop Real-life Business Analysis Skills for Agile Environments
Practice and improve the essential skills of a successful Business Analyst – requirements elicitation and documentation, stakeholder management, problem-solving, conflict management, communication, collaboration and teamwork.
Ask the Practitioner
Our trainers are Agile and Business Analysis practitioners, so feel free to consult with them on your real- world project challenges – get consulted and inspired!
Certification Exam Preparation
This training is also a solid preparation for the Scrum.org Professional Scrum Master® I (PSM I®) and Professional Scrum Product Owner ™ (PSPO) certification exams.
With many years of experience and numerous successfully implemented consulting projects in the field of business analysis and enterprise architecture in complex Agile environment, our trainers are here to help you master your knowledge and practices.
Consultant & Trainer
Svetoslav is specializing in Agile Frameworks, Agile Service Management, DevOps, ITIL, and ServiceNow. He has a strong (10+ years) IT Service Management background in large scale organizations, particularly in the areas of transitioning and operating services as well of managing relationship with customers and stakeholders and managing service desk teams.
What you’ll learn
- Introduction to Agile & Business Analysis
- Product Community & The Agile Team
- Various Techniques for Requirements Elicitation
- Various Techniques for Requirements Documentation
- Product Vision Definition
- Product Roadmap
- Release Plan
- Iteration Plan
- User Stories & Acceptance Criteria
- Agile Rituals
Day 3: Agile version of the business simulation “Challenge of Egypt”
The Agile Business Analysis training can also be delivered in a closed group for a team, aiming to improve the teamwork and identify improvements you can introduce to your organizational Business Analysis and Agile Delivery practices.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who should attend?
This course is designed for both Agile Practitioners as well as Business Analysts transitioning from waterfall, who want to speed up the delivery of projects, reduce rework and increase the value they bring to customers.
Professionals from the following roles will benefit from attending the training: Product Managers, Project Managers, Business Analysts, Product Owners, Developers, QA Specialists, IT Professionals, anyone who is involved in projects or product requirements management within an organization.
Are there any prerequisites for the training?
There are no fixed prerequisites for attendance. Still, the training will be more useful for you if you already have some experience working in a project-based environment.
Can the training be customised?
If the group is composed of people from a single company, its content can be customized prior to the training to tackle in more details a specific BusinessAnalysis / Agile Delivery challenges. This could be done through incorporating areal-life company case study or through focusing the content of the training around pain points important for the training participants.
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