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APMG AgileBA® Foundation and Practitioner

- Only 3 Days

On this combined APMG’s AgileBA® Foundation and Practitioner course, you’ll gain 2 certifications in just 3 days.

Learn the theories behind an agile framework and the responsibilities of an agile business analyst. Then learn how to implement agile business analysis in the workplace.

In just 3 days, you’ll learn how to assess stakeholder requirements, and recognise how an agile business case differs from a traditional business case - crucial skills agile business analysts.

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You’ll also learn how to:

  • Identify stakeholders, personas and their involvement in agile
  • Recognise how an agile business case differs from a traditional business case

You’ll sit both the APMG AgileBA® Foundation exam and the APMG AgileBA® Practitioner exam as part of your accelerated course.

Whether you’re an aspiring business analyst, project manager with business analysis responsibilities, scrum product owner, product manager or a systems analyst, this course is ideal for you.

Through Firebrand’s Lecture | Lab | Review methodology, you’ll learn twice as fast as traditional training. Learn in a distraction-free environment and earn both certifications in 3 days.

If you’re interested in taking the courses separately, take a look at the Foundation and Practitioner courses.

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Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be AgileBA® Foundation and Practitioner certified in just 3 days. With us, you’ll be AgileBA® Foundation and Practitioner trained in record time
  2. Our AgileBA® Foundation and Practitioner course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass AgileBA® Foundation and Practitioner first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn AgileBA® Foundation and Practitioner faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying AgileBA® Foundation and Practitioner with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 75067 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study Firebrand's courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

Think you are ready for the course? Take a FREE practice test to assess your knowledge!

Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a certification guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation and exams on your return). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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Module 1: The holistic view of the business

  • The AgileBA® role in relation to mission and objectives
  • How to analyse the business environment
  • Measuring the success of implementing change

Module 2: The Agile landscape

  • What is Agile? Approaches and frameworks
  • Why is Agile needed?
  • Role and responsibilities of the Agile BA and Agile team

Module 3: Stakeholders

  • Stakeholder types / personas
  • RACI and RASCI in Agile
  • Empowerment of Stakeholders in an Agile project

Module 4: Dealing with requirements

  • The Agile approach to requirements
  • User Stories, Epics, Acceptance Criteria
  • The Agile Business Analyst’s link to quality and testing
  • The Agile Requirements Life Cycle
  • Checking completeness

Module 5: The Agile business case

  • Strategic and project business cases
  • Understanding the business problem
  • As Is, To Be, Abstraction
  • Gap Analysis and Value Streams

Module 6: Facilitated Workshops

  • The role of Facilitation in Agile
  • How to organise and run a Facilitated Workshop

Module 7: Prioritisation

  • Combining and prioritising requirements
  • Customer perception and expectation

Module 8: Modelling and prototyping

  • 6 perspectives for modelling
  • Tacit information
  • Reasons and perspectives for prototyping

Module 9: Working in a timebox

  • Timebox structure and iterative development

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As part of your accelerated course, you’ll sit the following exams at the Firebrand Training centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

  • Exam: APMG AgileBA® Foundation
    • Format: Multiple choice
    • Number of questions: 50
    • Passing score: 50%
    • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Exam: APMG AgileBA® Practitioner
    • Format: Complex multiple Choice
    • Passing score: 50%
    • Duration: 2.5 hours

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Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee
  • Onsite exams
  • Examination vouchers*
  • Practice tests**
  • Certification Guarantee***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Hands-on training through Lecture | Lab | ReviewTM
  • Digital courseware (if available)
  • * Exam vouchers may not be included for Apprentices and will require a separate purchase by an employer due to ESFA guidelines
  • ** Some exceptions apply.
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

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There are no prerequisites for this accelerated course.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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APMG AgileBA® Foundation and Practitioner Course Dates

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