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Agile Business Analyst (ABA)


In today’s competitive professional environment, you need to have the right skills and experience to improve your career prospects. Thus, you need to continually learn new ways to do your work and stay ahead. As an Agile practitioner, this course leverages the Agile Extension to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge™ and shows you how the Discovery/Delivery techniques featured in the Extension can be applied effectively in agile projects.


This course is very hands-on with many practical examples and exercises allowing participants with differing levels of Business Analysis experience to learn about Agile. Participants will leave with knowledge and skills to work as an effective Business Analyst/ developer as part of an Agile team.

  • Introduction to Agile & the “Manifesto”
  • The Agile BA ‘mindset’ and what does Agile mean for Business Analysts
  • Enterprise analysis and the roadmap
  • Requirements analysis on Agile projects
  • An introduction to the Agile Extension to the BABOK Guide
  • Introduction to Scrum
    • Backlogs/Sprint planning & Execution/Roles & Responsibilities/Techniques
  • Extreme Programming (XP)
    • User stories/Release planning & Execution/Roles & Responsibilities/Techniques
  • Kanban
    • Queues/The Kanban board/Roles & Responsibilities/Techniques
  • Agile Estimation and Levels of Planning
  • Agile Knowledge Areas mapped to the BABOK
  • Agile Techniques including the application of Tools and Templates, including Business Capability Analysis/Personas/Value Stream Mapping
  • Story decomposition, elaboration & mapping
  • User stories and Storyboarding
  • Backlog management/Value Definition/Kano analysis/MoSCoW prioritization
  • Estimation/Planning workshops/Collaborative games/Retrospectives
  • Agile Business Analysis elicitation techniques/ “lean” documentation.


From the Course:

  • Benefit from the diverse use of varied tools to help identify which products should be built to maximize business value while using tools such as purpose alignment model, Kano analysis and value stream mapping
  • Gain clarity through the roles and responsibilities involved in product ownership and where the business analyst can help
  • Get on top of how to build a product roadmap and link that to business outcomes
  • Be a pro with the shape of a well-formed backlog and how to populate it progressively
  • Grasp how to practice techniques such as story mapping, prioritization and backlog grooming to build a release plan
  • Get to handle paper prototyping and usability heuristics to guide the design of the product
  • Master the role of the Business Analyst in Agile software development teams
  • Get inspiration from elaborate stories for development on a just-in-time basis while ensuring the design principles and architectural guidelines are adhered to
  • Be clear on how lightweight modeling techniques are used on Agile Projects
  • Utilize guidelines and practices for designing and deploying an effective Agile Business Analysis process

From the Workshop:

  • 2 days high quality classroom training from an industry expert
  • Hard copy of courseware
  • 16 PDUs and 16 SEUs
  • Games and retrospectives to teach practical aspects

Who can attend?

  • Business Analysts
  • Product Owners
  • Project Managers
  • Software Developers
  • Quality Assurance Professionals
  • Agile project team members
  • Scrum Masters
  • Agile practitioners

The Agile History

Introduction to Scrum

  • Waterfall vs. Agile
  • Agile manifesto
  • The principle of Scrum
  • User stories : definition, description, epics, themes, the iceberg effect
  • Product backlog, prioritization techniques
  • Sprint, Sprint backlog

Planning & estimation

  • The Scrum Rules of estimation
  • The Chart of effectiveness
  • Planning poker exercise
  • How to plan properly
  • Capacity handling

Roles & responsibilities

  • Scrum team
  • Scrum master
  • Product owner
  • Stakeholders
  • Users
  • Definition of done


  • Review meeting
  • Retrospective meeting
  • Planning meeting
  • Scrum stand-up meeting
  • Scrum of Scrums meeting
  • Sprint celebration meeting

Contact Us

+91 - 96119 22110
+91 - 95606 22981


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Trainers :


Yogesh Arora

He is a seasoned leader, trainer and consultant having 20+ years of rich industry experience..


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