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Agile Business Analysis

Delivered by Ronak Sanghavi of Value Base

This course will help you perform business analysis activities in an Agile environment so that you are better equipped to deliver value to your organization. You will learn how to work with Agile teams to build the right products, for the right customers, at the right time while reducing waste.

Who should attend?

Experienced or aspiring business analysts as well as other professionals who perform business analysis requirements related tasks in an Agile environment. It is also suitable for
  • Product Owners/Managers
  • Functional Consultants
  • Scrum Masters
  • Anyone wanting to improve Scrum practices

Course Information

Entry Requirements
You will need a foundational knowledge of at least one Agile framework, for example: SCRUM, Kanban or XP
Delivery and Assessment
This highly experiential course is built on an integrated case study, and will be delivered in a workshop format.

The facilitator, Ronak Sanghavi, will leverage his 17 years of global business analysis training, coaching and consulting experience to impart practical best practices that produce delightful results.

Participants will get several opportunities to practice applying the Agile business analysis skills they learn.

An optimal blend of concepts, activities, class discussions, simulations, and role plays will help make the workshop engaging, interactive, fun and insightful.
Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course you will be able to:
  • Describe the overall agile values, principles, and mindset
  • Describe the role of the Business Analyst in Agile software teams, including collaboration with Product Owner/Manager role
  • Facilitate initial product discovery sessions to seed the product backlog
  • Discover, prioritize, and elaborate features, epics and stories to groom product backlog
  • Use DRIPS technique to factor epics into granular stories
  • Facilitate grooming (elicitation) sessions to elaborate user stories
  • Employ lightweight analysis modelling techniques
  • Differentiate between functional user stories, technical user stories and spikes
  • Use a simple and powerful format to write effective functional user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Collaborate and communicate with developers and testers to deliver high quality product releases
  • Design and deploy an effective Agile business analysis process
  • Help plan product releases
  • Employ 5 principles of Agile Business Analysis to create and deliver value

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