You'll get

  • Globally renowned and highly valued qualification
  • Ideal for aspiring business analysts
  • Case studies and revision modules
  • Practice exams
  • Tutor support

This course covers the syllabuses for both AgileBA Foundation and AgileBA Practitioner. It prepares students to sit and pass their exams on the first attempt while also demonstrating how to apply their training in practice.

The course itself is provided by Good e-Learning, an award-winning online training company with a diverse portfolio of online training courses. In addition to practice exams, instructor-led videos, and other online training assets, students also receive free exam vouchers.


 

An Introduction to this AgileBA Foundation Course

Learning Objectives

This module introduces the main features of the course, including its aims, objectives, structure, and learning plan.

Students receive a syllabus, diagram pack, glossary, further reading and links document, white papers, and links to download digital copies of AgileBA publications. It also covers some of the most frequently asked questions associated with AgileBA.

Foundation Module 1: The Role of the Business Analyst

Learning Objectives

This module examines how the business analyst role works according to AgileBA. It explores the role in relation to business needs and lays out a number of valuable best practice techniques.

Foundation Module 2: Agile Fundamental Concepts: DSDM Principles & Roles

Learning Objectives

This module addresses the philosophy of the DSDM, along with Agile’s approach to project variables. The module discusses how DSDM processes can be configured and scaled before moving on to the eight DSDM principles, the team model, and how the various roles in DSDM work together.

Foundation Module 3: Agile Fundamental Concepts: DSDM Management Products

Learning Objectives

This module looks at the management products associated with each phase of the DSDM, as well as the purposes they serve. It then examines the role of an Agile business analyst within an Agile project.

Foundation Module 4: The Agile Business Case

Learning Objectives

This module examines the ‘Agile business case’, including its purpose, connection to business strategy, and typical contents. Agile roles and responsibilities are discussed in relation to the business case, and students are taught several best practices that can be leveraged to create one.

Foundation Module 5: Stakeholders in the Agile Project

Learning Objectives

This module looks at what a stakeholder is, how to engage with them, and what purpose they serve in Agile project environments. Students learn good practices for stakeholder communication, enabling them to keep both project teams and executives on the same page. The module also examines the impact of stakeholder engagement on project outcomes.

Foundation Module 6: Agile Practices: Facilitated Workshops

Learning Objectives

This module examines facilitated workshops and how they can improve collaboration, communication, and efficiency in Agile projects. The module also lays out several common workshop types and explains how AgileBA is involved in their use throughout a DSDM project.

Foundation Module 7: Agile Practices Modeling

Learning Objectives

This module explores the Agile practices of modeling and prototyping, including what makes them useful and what kind of target audiences they have. It also examines different modeling types and how they each relate to the principles of the DSDM.

Foundation Module 8: Prioritization

Learning Objectives

This module looks at the role of prioritization in Agile projects. It examines various techniques, including the Kano model and MoSCoW Prioritization. Finally, it lays out how prioritization contributes to the success of Agile projects.

Foundation Module 9: Agile Practices: Timeboxes & Iterative Development

Learning Objectives

This module explains the purpose of timeboxes and iterative development. It looks at how Agile business analysts utilize these tools for software development, testing, and more.

Foundation Module 10: Requirements Introduction

Learning Objectives

The next two modules introduce students to requirements, how to plan them, and how to estimate them. This module begins by going through several definitions before dissecting how requirements activities are applied throughout the DSDM project lifecycle. It also introduces user stories, along with the PRL and the INVEST model.

Foundation Module 11: Requirements Planning & Estimating

Learning Objectives

This module continues from Module 10 by exploring requirements and the role they play in Agile projects. Students are introduced to requirements planning and estimating, along with how AgileBA relates to requirements management.

Foundation Module 12: Making the Transition

Learning Objectives

This module features an interview with our subject matter expert and course instructor, Antony della Porter. He covers several questions about the need for change and how this relates to the role of an Agile business analyst.

Practice Exam Simulators

Learning Objectives

The module features two practice papers for the AgileBA Foundation examination. One is provided by APMG, while the other comes from the Good e-Learning team. Students are encouraged to fully familiarise themselves with the course modules before attempting the practice exams.

An Introduction to this AgileBA Practitioner Course

Learning Objectives

This module introduces the main features of the course, including its objectives, aims, structure, and learning plan.

Students are provided with a syllabus, diagram pack, glossary, further reading and links document, white papers, and links to download digital copies of the AgileBA framework’s publications. The module finishes by addressing some of the most frequently asked questions surrounding AgileBA.

Practitioner Module 1: Business Analysis Fundamentals

Learning Objectives

This module begins by quizzing students on what they covered in the AgileBA Foundation syllabus. It then introduces a case study that will be used in subsequent modules to help learners understand how to apply and adapt AgileBA in a given context, as well as how to check whether it has been applied correctly. The case study comes with company and project background details, as well as project objectives. 

Practitioner Module 2: Stakeholder Analysis & Engagement

Learning Objectives

This module begins by quizzing students on what they covered in the AgileBA Foundation syllabus. It then utilizes the case study to take students through how to construct a lean canvas and engage with stakeholders.

Practitioner Module 3: Customer Journeys & Personas

Learning Objectives

This module begins by quizzing students on what they covered in the AgileBA Foundation syllabus. It then utilizes the case study to show learners how to model customer journeys and create stakeholder personas.

Practitioner Module 4: Facilitated Workshops & Modeling

Learning Objectives

This module begins by quizzing students on what they covered in the AgileBA Foundation syllabus. It then utilizes the case study to show learners how to use facilitated workshops and modeling techniques, as well as how to evaluate whether they have been applied correctly in a given project.

Practitioner Module 5: Timeboxing & Iterative Development

Learning Objectives

This module begins by quizzing students on what they covered in the AgileBA Foundation syllabus. It then utilizes the case study to show students how to use timeboxing and iterative development techniques, as well as how to evaluate whether they have been applied correctly in a given project.

Practitioner Module 6: Prioritization & Testing

Learning Objectives

This module begins by quizzing students on what they covered in the AgileBA Foundation syllabus. It then utilizes the case study to show students how to apply prioritization in an Agile project lifecycle. Students also learn how to evaluate whether or not prioritization and testing techniques have been applied correctly in a given project.

Practitioner Module 7: User Stories

Learning Objectives

This module begins by quizzing students on what they covered in the AgileBA Foundation syllabus. It then utilizes the case study to show learners how to use and apply user stories in practice. Students also learn how to evaluate whether user stories have been utilized correctly in a given project.

Practice Exam Simulators

Learning Objectives

The module features two practice papers for the AgileBA Practitioner examination. One is provided by APMG, while the other comes from the Good e-Learning team. Students are encouraged to fully familiarise themselves with the course modules before attempting the practice exams.

This course comes with FREE vouchers that can be used to take the official AgileBA Foundation and Practitioner certification exams. The exams can be taken online via a service provided by ProctorU. Learners can contact the Orbus support team to request vouchers.

To sit the Agile Business Analyst (AgileBA) Practitioner certification exam, a student must first pass the Foundation-level exam.

Exam format:

AgileBA Foundation:

  • This is a multiple-choice exam consisting of 50 questions
  • There is a time limit of 40 minutes to complete the exam
  • The exam is closed book, with only the provided materials being permitted for use
  • The pass mark for the exam is 50%: you must get 25 out of 50 questions correct

AgileBA Practitioner:

  • This is a complex multiple-choice exam
  • There are four questions per paper
  • Each question offers 20 marks
  • To pass, candidates must score at least 50% (40 marks out of 80)
  • The exam lasts 2.5 hours (150 minutes)
  • The exam is open-book (AgileBA Handbook only)

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AgileBA is a comprehensive and increasingly popular framework in the world of business analysis. Becoming certified in AgileBA can easily help a candidate stand out, especially with related frameworks like AgilePM experiencing their own booms in popularity. Once a practitioner has enough experience with AgileBA, they will also find it far easier to progress to higher-paying business analyst roles.

The course was designed by the online training specialists at Good e-Learning to help students understand and apply the framework as quickly and efficiently as possible. Course content is based on insight from highly experienced subject matter experts, and each course is easily accessible via PC, mobile phone, or tablet.

AgileBA is the ideal framework for businesses that want to fully embrace Agile ways of working. Based on the Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM), AgileBA acknowledges and compensates for any drawbacks within the methodology. It helps business analysts keep projects on track in terms of strategic business alignment, expenditure, and deadlines, giving managers a level of control not usually seen in Agile environments. 

This course offers a quick path for turning employees into fully qualified AgileBA practitioners. It demonstrates how to adapt and apply elements like stakeholder analysis, prioritization, and customer journeys in practice. Training alongside coworkers and other practitioners also makes it easier for students to retain what they learn while also making sure everyone becomes familiar with the terminology and best practices of AgileBA.

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Key Features

Duration of access:
12 months

Training hours:
30+ hours

Accredited by:
APMG International

Training delivered by:
Good e-Learning

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