Synopsis of the Agile and Business Analysis Bootcamp

This Agile Business Analysis course will give you hands-on experience with the latest proven techniques for identifying a project’s scope, developing and discovering requirements and uses cases and documenting them expertly. The enrolment covers Scrum Fundamentals Certification; practical remote work experience working with an Agile multi-disciplinary team for a maximum of 3 months. The project work experience is paid for the 3 months.

Practical lectures combined with insightful demonstrations and realistic practice exercises will provide you with the competence and confidence to improve project outcomes through better requirements elicitation and use case development. You’ll gain a thorough understanding of the challenges faced in defining correct requirements, practical approaches for eliciting and documenting requirements, and strategies for managing requirements throughout the project lifecycle. If you play a role in defining project scope, capturing requirements, or managing project scope, you can’t afford to miss this course!

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.

Audience: This business analyst training course is perfect for you if you are a(n)…

  • Business customer, user or partner
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • Systems Analyst
  • Project Manager or Team Leader
  • Systems Architect or Designer
  • IT Manager/Director
  • Systems or Application Developer
  • QA Professional
  • Systems Tester
  • Anyone wanting to enhance their business analysis skills

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Business Analysis - The Foundations

    • Overview on business analysis
    • Business analysis definitions
    • 10 cosmic truths about software requirements
    • Waterfall: Domain Focus Model explained
    • Test your learning
  • 2

    Fundamentals of agile software development

    • Agile fundamentals
    • what is agile
    • Why adopt agile?
    • Agile manifesto: the basics
    • 12 principles of agile software development
    • Test your learning
  • 3

    Scrum Framework: An understanding

    • Scrum cheatsheet
    • Scrum overview
    • Scrum roles
    • The product owner
    • The scrum master
    • The scrum team
    • Cross functional team
    • Test your learning
  • 4

    Business Analyst Role

    • Role of business analysts and understanding the business environment
    • Understand the business analyst role
    • Holistic view of an organisation
    • Components of an organisation structure
    • Test your learning
  • 5

    Eliciting software requirements

    • Key roles in requirements development
    • Software development lifecycle: 5 waterfall process groups
    • Requirements planning and agile estimation techniques
    • Requirements Planning and Agile Estimation Techniques
    • Test your learning
  • 6

    Requirements and user stories

    • Requirements and user stories
    • Requirements and User Stories
  • 7

    Facilitated Workshops

    • Facilitated workshops
    • Facilitated Workshops: Agile Tool for Requirements Analysis
  • 8

    Agile Business Case

    • Agile business case
    • Agile Business Case
  • 9

    Modelling

    • Modelling perspectives for business analysts
    • Modelling perspectives
  • 10

    Finding Data Requirements

    • Writing data requirements
    • Data Definition & Data Model: Business Objects and C.R.U.D Functions
  • 11

    Type of Requirements and Requirements Lifecycle

    • Types of requirements
    • Requirements lifecycle and the role of an agile business analyst
    • Requirements Lifecycle
  • 12

    Prioritisation of requirements

    • Prioritisation of requirements for agile business analysts
    • Prioritisation of requirements
  • 13

    Use case anatomy

    • Use case anatomy
  • 14

    Timeboxing and Iterative Development

    • Timeboxing
    • Iterative Development
  • 15

    Stakeholders in agile project environment

    • Stakeholders in agile project environment
  • 16

    Additional learning tracks for business analysts

    • Before agile
    • History of Agile Manifesto
    • Agile Business Case
    • Stakeholder Management and Analysis
    • Enterprise analysis as performed by business analysts
    • Requirements Use Case
    • Q&A on agile scrum, use case, epics & user stories
  • 17

    Practical project experience track

    • Whiteboard session output
    • User personas
    • Use case diagram and use case narrative
    • Business process diagram and process mapping
    • Epics, user stories and acceptance criteria

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“I did my Bootcamp with WayMaker to gain understanding about Agile Scrum and the session was very practical and interactive and after the camp, I gained better knowledge about the Agile way of working. Fast forward two months later I got a job. Thanks, WayMaker Learning.”

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Pricing Options

This segment explains the pricing options for this course. The regular course comes first, followed by the Course with Project Work Experience.

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FAQ

  • Do I need IT?Technical skills to take this course?

    No, all you need is the ability to use basic office packages on a computer. No technical IT skills needed.

  • What makes WayMaker Learning different?

    At WayMaker Learning, we deliver content rich industry related training and our training services have no hidden cost. Our training facilities are modern, well equipped for different class size as well as our intuitive online learning platforms. Our training is delivered by unique team of Consultants who have extensive practical experience in their specialized area.

  • Are WayMaker Learning courses accredited?

    Yes, we are accredited as Alliance partners with Professional organisations and also by the Association of Learning and Employment Providers in Britain. We have certified, experienced and industry-practising, professional trainers that will take you on-board and give an experience of a lifetime while helping you to find your feet as part of our WayMaker Academy Coaching programme.

  • What support do I get after this course?

    We will support you by providing hiring information, interview preparations, work reference and certification support (if needed). You will also be involved in real live-projects using our Community of Practice platform called WayMaker Digital**. We’ve got you all the way! T&C's apply.

  • Would I get a certificate after this course?

    Yes. You will receive the Certificate of Completion upon completing your course.

  • What do I earn as a Business Analyst?

    What you earn as a BA depends on your level of experience and skills. An average Business Analyst earns about £45,000/annum. You can lookup this data on what BAs earn.

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