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APMG - AgileBA® Foundation and Practitioner Course

Duration

Duration:

Only 3 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

8/2/2021 (Monday)

Overview

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.

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.

Please note: Firebrand Training is an APMG Accredited Organisation.

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified in just 3 days. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  4. Pass 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
  5. 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
  6. You’ll learn 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
  7. You’ll be studying 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 76,796 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business

Benefits

Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam at the earliest available opportunity after the course - either immediately after your classroom course, or as soon as there are slots available, if you've taken it online
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify

Curriculum

  • 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

Exam Track

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

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Prerequisites

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.

Reviews

Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 76,796 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.73% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations.

Read reviews from recent accelerated courses below or visit Firebrand Stories for written and video interviews from our alumni.


"I really enjoyed the subject matter as well as how the instructor delivered it. The course was delivered remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the course was just as engaging as a face to face class would have been. The instructor kept us all involved throughout."
David Hirst, Lloyds Banking Group. (22/6/2020 (Monday) to 24/6/2020 (Wednesday))

"The trainer was great who delivered the course at the right pace and managed to extend our learning by covering the practitioner exam. A great test of our knowledge. Virtual courses are tough but the instructor made this as easy an experience as it could have been. Thanks"
Anthony Booth. (22/6/2020 (Monday) to 24/6/2020 (Wednesday))

"This has been a valuable course and will have a direct impact on how we plan and implement CI/CD pipelines in the future. The trainer was extremely helpful in offering solutions to some of the challenges we have been facing."
James Cox, ClinisSys Solutions. (28/9/2020 (Monday) to 1/10/2020 (Thursday))

"Excellent setup. By far the most intensive way to study."
Anonymous (28/9/2020 (Monday) to 1/10/2020 (Thursday))

"This course gave me a broad insight in the workings and possibilities around working with Azure DevOps, Azure and DevOps strategies."
Owen van der Lee, Freelance. (28/9/2020 (Monday) to 1/10/2020 (Thursday))

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