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Agile Business Analysis Training

30 Hours
Online Instructor-led Training
USD 1399 (USD 2800)
Save 50% Offer ends on 31-Dec-2023
Agile Business Analysis Training course and certification
33 Learners

About this Course

Agile business analysis training course refers to business improvement processes in order to assist in quality assurance test solutions. The main intention of the Agile business analysis training online course is to make the participant focus on interactive agile methodology, and the incremental approach where the work is broken down into smaller chunks based on functionality.

Agile Business Analysis gives you a complete lowdown on the roles and responsibilities of a Business Analyst in the Agile context including concepts such as user stories, backlogs, Kanban and queues, and all other fundamentals needed to manage successful projects. Agile a fast and nimble way to develop products, and you can be very productive in relatively little time. Also, it minimizes the chances of re-work since the incremental progress is tracked and validated at short intervals.
An agile Business Analyst plays a key role in the Agile Project Life Cycle and has responsibilities that include coming up with feasible ideas, shaping the idea by providing adequate resources, mobilizing the team to achieve goals, building the product prototype, and finally executing and implementing the product, followed by supporting the associated training.

Uplatz provides comprehensive training on agile concepts and business analysis with agile methodologies. Agile Business Analysis training is perfectly suitable for you whether you are looking to transition into this field or prepare for industry certification or strengthen your current performance as an analyst. This Agile Business Analysis course will give you a basis on which to build an excellent BA career in any dynamic corporate environment. Uplatz’s agile business analysis instructor-led training and certification program can be your catalyst for success.


Course Objective

The Agile business analysis training training is intended for the individuals who seek to implement their knowledge, skills and expand their career as agile business analyst. The dedicated mentors make sure the learners to cover all topics under Agile business analysis training curriculum which will be useful for their career growth. Uplatz offers Agile business analysis training training to become a skilled agile business analyst job.



Course Description

Agile business analysis training course program will let the participants gain complete proficiency towards agile analysis.

The Agile business analysis training course is ideally developed for project coordinators who can practice the agile business system approach. 

In the Agile business analysis training course, Uplatz provides an in-depth training for the participants or learners to make them understand the experience of developing core skills to gear up related to agile business analyst professionals. 

The Agile business analysis training course intention is to transform strategic vision into physical goals using agile.

 With the help of Agile business analysis training online course, the learners can:

  • Define comprehensive set of techniques and practices undertaken for efficient business analysis. 

  • Make use of agile business techniques.

  • Transform the organization in a better way and control the team

Uplatz provides an in-depth training to the learners to accelerate their knowledge and skill set required for Agile business analyst.


Target Audience

The Agile business analysis training course is intended for the below mentioned target audience, still if you are a newbie and want to make a career as an agile business analyst then the Agile business analysis training course is the best option you can choose.

  • Project managers

  • Business analysts

  • Product managers


Agile Business Analysis Training

Course Details & Curriculum

Lesson 1: Introduction to Business Analysis

• Introduction to Business Analysis

• Importance of Effective Business Analysis

• Business Composition and Architecture

• Roles and Responsibilities of a Business Analyst

• Need for a Business Analyst

• Standardization and Adaptability

• Importance of Communication/Collaboration

• Project Team

• Importance of Business Analyst in the Project Team

• Business Analyst Career Path


Lesson 2: Corporate Structure and Business Analyst Positioning

• What is a company?

• Different Departments

           1) Roles and Job Types

           2) Tasks/Responsibilities

• Positioning of Business Analyst

• Types of Organization


Lesson 3: Strategy Analysis

• What is Strategy Analysis

• Components of Strategy analysis

• Identifying Stakeholders and Business Needs

• Techniques used

       1) SWOT Analysis

       2) Benchmarking and Market Analysis (5 Forces analysis, PEST, STEEP, CATWOE)

       3) Business Rule Analysis

       4) Root Cause Analysis

       5) Organizational Modelling


Lesson 4: SDLC Lifecycle

• Requirement Gathering

• Analysis

• Design

• Implementation

• Testing

• Deployment

• Role of BA in each phase and deliverables


Lesson 5: Software Engineering Methods

• Waterfall Model

• AGILE Methodology – We should be focusing more time and effort on this as this is the key to the future

       1) Types of Agile – SCRUM, KANBAN

       2) Tools – JIRA, Asana and other team collaboration and communication tools


Lesson 6: Understanding and Capturing Business Needs

• Setting up priorities

• Feasibility Studies

• Project Scope

• Business Case

• Risk Assessment

• Evaluating and Selecting an Initiative

• Setting up Future Vision


Lesson 7: Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring

• Business Analysis Approach

• Stakeholder Engagement

• Business Analysis Governance

• Business Analysis Information Management

• Identify Business Analysis Performance Improvements


Lesson 8: Requirements Elicitation

• The Requirements Work Plan (RWP)

• Identifying good questions for elicitation

• Roles of BA in Requirements Planning

       1) Investigative Approach

       2) Iterative Approach

• Elicitation Techniques

      1) Interview

      2) Focus groups

      3) Brainstorming

      4) Observation

      5) Survey

      6) Prototype

      7) Document Analysis

      8) Business Rule Analysis

      9) Collaborative Games


Lesson 9: Requirements Modeling

• Types of Requirements

• Prioritizing Requirements

• Requirements Traceability

• Managing change

• Requirement sign-off and management


Lesson 10: Requirements Documentation

• Formal and Informal Documentation and the, Level of Detail Required

• Writing for Usability and Comprehension

• Common Requirements Document Defects

• Components of a Formal Requirements Document

• Requirements Verification and Validation

• Requirements Sign-Off


Lesson 11: Process/Requirements Modeling

• Why Models are created?

• Objectives of Modeling

• What is Process Management

• Understanding Process Modeling

• AS-IS Vs. TO-BE Modeling

• Prototyping

• Unified Modeling Language

      1) Structure Diagrams

            a) Class

            b) Component

            c) Composite Structure

            d) Deployment

            e) Object and Package Diagrams

       2) Behaviour Diagrams

            a) Activity

            b) State Machine

            c) Use Case Diagrams

        3) Interaction Overview Diagram

            a) Communication

            b) Interaction Overview

            c) Sequence

            d) Timing Diagrams

• Verify Requirements

• Validate Requirements


Lesson 12: Business Requirements Gathering Tool

• Various tools used by BA for elicitation and requirements management


Lesson 13: Business Improvements

• Selection of Process teams and Leader

• Process Analysis Training

• Process Analysis Interview

• Process Documentation

• Review Cycle Problem Analysis


Lesson 14: Business Analysis professional bodies

• International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)

• IREB (International Requirements Engineering Board)

• PMI (Project Management Institute)

• BCS (British Computer Society)


Lesson 15: Agile

• Introduction to Agile World

• Traditional vs Empirical process

• Scrum/XP/Lean/Kanban

• Agile Manifesto

• Scrum Values

• Scrum Framework

• Sprint

• Scrum Roles – Product Owner, Scrum Master, Scrum Team

• Understanding BA role in Scrum

• Scrum Ceremonies: Daily Stand up Meeting/Sprint Review/Sprint Retrospective/Sprint Planning

• Product Backlog Grooming (Project)

• Writing User Stories (Activity based)

• Understanding Acceptance criteria in a user story


Lesson 16: Understanding Agile Estimation and Metrics

• Sprint Planning meeting using Planning Poker

• Purpose of Metrics - velocity

• Burndown charts

• Creating a Burn down chart – Activity

• Defect Management in Agile

• Writing a test case (Activity)

• JIRA - Project Management tool in Agile

• Distributed Delivery Models in Agile


ECBA Certification, CBAP Certification, CCBA Certification

Professional certifications help you to showcase your proficiency and expertise in a domain or technology. A Business Analyst (BA) certification is very much important if you are new and about to set your footsteps in business analysis. In the growing job market, the certified professionals are in high demand. As a result, companies are looking for candidates who are professionally trained and eligible to work as a Business Analyst. Many organizations like International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) provide various certifications to analyse and validate the professionals with adequate expertise.


Business Analysis Certification Types

IIBA, a well-known certification authority for business analysis offers the following important types of certification.

  • Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA)
  • Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
  •  Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA)



ECBA Certification


  • No previous BA work experience required
  • 21 hours of professional development
  • Agreement with the ECBA Code of Conduct


Exam Details

  • Application fee is about $60 and is not refundable
  • Exam Fees is $110 for IIBA Member or $235 for Non-IIBA Member
  • 50 Questions
  • Exam duration is 1 hour
  • No renewal required



CBAP Certification


  • Minimum 7500 hours of BA work experience aligned with BABOK guide in the last 10 years
  • Minimum 900 hours in each of four of the six knowledge areas
  • Minimum of 21 hours of professional development in the past four years
  • Two references from a career manager or CBAP professional recipient and a signed code of conduct


Exam Details

  • Application fee is about $125 and is not refundable
  • Exam Fees is $325 for IIBA Member or $450 for Non-IIBA Member
  • 150 Questions
  • Exam duration is 3.5 hours
  • This credential must be maintained every three years else it will be expired if not renewed



CCBA Certification


  • Minimum 3750 hours of BA work experience aligned with the BABOK guide in the last seven years
  • Minimum 900 hours in each of two of the six knowledge areas or minimum 500 hours in each of four of the six knowledge areas
  • Minimum 21 hours of professional development in the past four years
  • Two references from a career manager or CBAP professional recipient and a signed code of conduct


Exam Details

  • Application fee is about $125 and is not refundable
  • Exam Fees is $325 for IIBA Member or $450 for Non-IIBA Member
  • 150 Questions
  • Exam duration is 3.5 hours
  • This credential must be maintained every three years else it will be expired if not renewed


The Agile business analyst foundation certification exam conducted by Agile validates that the participants possess the hands-on experience to implement agile principles into the business environment. Uplatz online training ensures to impart the subject knowledge and equip the participants to successfully go through the Agile business analyst foundation certification exam. 

Below mentioned are other details about Agile business analyst foundation exam:


  • Exam Mode: Online

  • Prerequisite: None; course attendance is highly recommended

Please note that no hard-copy or other online materials should be referenced during the exam.


Career Path

The Agile business analysis foundation course with the help of expert professionals training is recognized across the globe. Because of the increased adoption of the agile principles in various companies the participants are able to find the job opportunity easily. The leading companies hire agile business analyst considering their skill of mastering agile principles into business analysis.  The agile business analysis can pursue a wide range of career paths.

The following are the job titles:

  • IT analyst

  • System analyst

  • programming analyst

  • Scrum master



Job Prospects

The Agile business analyst draws an average salary of $124,573 per year depending on the knowledge and hands-on experience. The Agile business analyst job roles are in high demand and make a rewarding career.


Interview Questions

  1. Mention the difference between scrum and agile?

Scrum is a lightweight framework which comes under the umbrella terminology Agile that comprises principles and values. Agile includes a number of processes, methods, and Scrum is also another approach involved in Agile.

  1. Define Iteration in Agile?

 Iteration is used to define a single development cycle in an agile method. It is a common terminology used for the iterative and incremental development process. 

  1. Define Sprint in agile?

Sprint is referred as Scrum specific only and defines one development cycle of Scrum.

  1. What does story point mean in Scrum?

The story point refers to the total effort required for implementing a backlog.

  1. Define burndown chart in Scrum?

It is referred to the graphical representation of backlog versus time. In the graphical form, the X-axis represents working days and Y-axis remaining effort. 

  1. Mention the impressions in the burndown chart?

A burndown chart gives us the impression of the following thing as a representation:

  • Work done each iteration

  • Remaining work

  • Work completed so far

  • When to expect the remaining work to be done

  • 7.How to  perform Agile?
    Agile is performed using a process called Scrum. In an agile project, the INVEST strategy is followed for every user stories. Once the agreement is finalized regarding which user stories to begin with, the PM gets started with the sprint which is a definite work period for the task which lasts a few weeks to a month. During the sprint execution the team meets up in daily scrum call and if needed in a scrum of scrum to discuss requirements and development progress. These calls also handle any challenges that the respective teams are facing.

    8.Brief the term INVEST?
    The  INVEST is an acronym which Business analysts and product owner follows to write user stories

    9.What are the advantages of Agile method?

    The advantages are:

    • The agile method ensures quick delivery because of less waiting period for a working solution.

    • The documentation requirements are much less than the waterfall model.

    • Agile allows quick response in quickly changing situations.

  • 10.List out the Agile principles?

    The twelve principles of agile development are:

    • Customer satisfaction through early software delivery

    • Accommodate changing requirements throughout the development process

    • Faster delivery of working software components

    • Association between the stakeholders and developers throughout the project

    • Motivate and trust the concerned people involved in the project

    • Allow face-to-face interactions

    • Define working software as the primary measure of progress

      • 11 Mention  the values that Agile manifesto follows?

The agile manifesto is based on four foundational values as follows:

  • Individuals and Interactions Over Processes and Tools 

  • Working Software Over Comprehensive Documentation 

  • Customer Collaboration Over Contract Negotiation 

  • Responding to Change Over Following a Plan 


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