iSQI® Certified Agile Business Analysis

iSQI® Certified Agile Business Analysis
Board / Organization
iSQI's Special Interest Group (SIG) "iSQI Agile Teaming"
Course: English | Exam: English
Target Audience
For everyone who is engaged in business analysis, or engaging business analysts, who wishes to understand business analysis in the context of an agile environment.
It is recommended that you have a basic understanding of the role of a business analyst in systems development as well as the systems development process. IREB® CPRE Foundation Level is highly recommended to obtain the core skills in requirement analysis prior to attending this course.

Course: 2 days | Exam: 1 hour
iSQI® Certified Agile Business Analysis is offered as a Test Center Exam in over 5,200 Pearson VUE locations, as a FLEX or SMEX exam, or as a paper-based exam after training or during our regularly scheduled public examinations.

40 questions, multiple-choice, 60 minutes (25% time extension for non-native speakers available on request), minimum score 65%
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General Information
The iSQI® Certified Agile Business Analysis training and certification provides an excellent introduction to the day-to-day work of a business analyst in an agile development. It also introduces a selection of techniques that align well with the agile approach and philosophy.

“IREB® CPRE recommends iSQI® Certified Agile Business Analysis for anyone who wishes to extend the core skills to the field of Business Analysis in an agile context.”

Outline Day 1:

Module 1: What is Business Analysis?
• Business analysis and the Business Analyst
• The scope of business analysis
• The competencies of a Business Analyst

Module 2: What is Agile?
• The traditional SDLC
• The Agile Manifesto
• The 12 principles

Module 3: Common Agile approaches
• Scrum and XP
• The link with Kanban and Lean
• Roles in Agile
• BA roles in Agile

Module 4: BA techniques in Agile projects
• BABOK and the Agile extension
• The Agile framework

Module 5: See the whole
• Business capability
• Personas
• Value stream mapping

Module 6: Think as a customer
• Story decomposition, mapping & boarding

Outline Day 2:

Module 7: Determine what’s of value
• The product backlog
• Business value definition

Module 8: Get real with examples
• Behaviour driven development
• BDD and test automation

Module 9: Understand what’s doable
• Relative estimation
• Planning workshop
• Real options

Module 10: Stimulate collaboration and continuous improvement
• Collaborative games
• Retrospectives

Module 11: Avoid waste
• Lean
• Just In Time

Module 12: Review and close
• Plenary
• What next
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Training Providers
Australia & New Zealand:
Planit Software Testing

SEQIS Software Testing GmbH:


Capgemini Sogeti Danmark A/S

Díaz & Hilterscheid Unternehmensberatung GmbH
Sogeti Deutschland GmbH


SQS Software Quality Systems

Agile School

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United Kingdom:
Aardvark Training
George Training and Development
JFM Consulting (UK) Limited
Metadata Training:
Planit Software Testing
SQS Software Quality Systems

Central and South America:
3Dev Business & Consulting

United States:
Preztige Inc.

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