This course has been independently developed but follows the BCS Business Analysis Practice syllabus. Course fees do not include the BCS examination. The certificate assesses competence with regard to the philosophy, methods, principles and techniques of the Agile approach and its relevance to business analysis.
At the end of the course, delegates will be able to:
This certification is relevant for experienced business analysts, business architects, project managers and business managers wishing to explore the philosophy, methods, principles and techniques within an Agile approach and its relevance to business analysis. Note that if you are intending to work towards the BCS Advanced Diploma in Business Analysis then you must already have the International Diploma in Business Analysis.
To achieve the objectives, the syllabus covers the following topics:
Prerequisites for including this course as part of the Advanced Diploma in Business Analysis:
This course is one of the BCS professional certificates offered by CourseMonster which can be combined and lead to the Advanced Diploma in Business Analysis.If you are planning to work towards obtaining the Advanced Diploma then you must already hold the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis and provide further evidential criteria, see below for details.
How do you obtain the Advanced Diploma?
Anyone who holds the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis can begin working towards the BCS Advanced Diploma.
There are three elements to be achieved in order to be awarded the Advanced Diploma:
BCS allow additional time for candidates who have a disability or whose native language differs to that of the examination paper. Full details are provided in the BCS Reasonable Adjustments Policy which is available to view on the BCS website. If you believe you qualify for this then please notify the Exam Administration team on the details below as early as possible. At least two weeks' notice will be required for processing this request. Delegates failing to advise CourseMonster and provide evidence when requested, may not be allowed the additional support offered via the BCS policy. CourseMonster Exam Administration can be contacted by email firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 44(0) 1793 696162.
Lean business analysis - Lean thinking, 8 wastes of Lean, value proposition
DMAIC (from Lean)
Key principle – iterative development and incremental delivery
Key principle – building in change
Scaled methods – DSDM, SAFe
Advantages and Disadvantages of Agile methods
Development Team: Subject Matter Expert; End-users; Business Analyst; Designer; Team Leader; Solution Developer; Solution Tester
System component view - component designs
User stories and non-functional requirements
Planning poker with story points
Iteration reviews - Show and Tell, Retrospectives
Exploring the system view: scenarios; storyboards; wireframes; prototyping
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