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BA07 - Implementing an Agile Project

Course Overview

The course will explore how your projects can easily and successfully make the transition to an effective Agile environment. NOTE: This course will earn you 14 PDUs.

Who Should Attend

Executives, Project Managers, Business Analysts, Business and IT stakeholders working with analysts, Quality and process engineers, technicians, managers; supervisors, team leaders, and process operators; anyone who wants to improve their Business Analysis skills.

Course Outline

1 - Introduction

  • Why Agile?
  • The Agile Manifesto
  • The Agile Lifecycle
  • About Agility
  • Roles and Responsibilities

2 - Initiate an Agile Project

  • Envision the Product and Project
  • Assemble the Agile Team
  • Compile the Product Backlog (Coarse-Grain Requirements)
  • Plan Iterations (Sprints) and Releases
  • Embrace the High-Level (Coarse-Grain) Plan

3 - Plan the Iteration (Sprint)

  • Define Iteration Requirements
  • Plan and Estimate Iteration Tasks
  • Finalize the Iteration Plan

4 - Understanding Requirements and Business Rules

  • Functional, non-functional and implementation requirements
  • Requirements vs. specifications
  • Requirements vs. business rules
  • Risk management and risk response strategies

5 - Planning and Eliciting Requirements

  • Planning the Requirements Work Plan (RWP) using an Agile approach
  • Components of the RWP
  • Elicitation techniques
  • Preparing for change

6 - Analyzing and Documenting Requirements in an Agile project

  • Analyzing requirements
  • Characteristics of effective requirements

7 - Modeling in an Agile project

  • Creating stories for your processes
  • Modeling using simple BPMN during a Sprint
  • AS-IS vs. TO-BE modeling

8 - Assessing and Validating Requirements

  • Validation and verification using an Agile approach
  • Creating a master test plan using Agile
  • Create test scenarios and test cases from your User Stories

9 - Build a Product Increment

  • Coach the Team
  • Immerse the Team in Status
  • Communicate Status

10 - Hold an Iteration (Sprint) Review

  • Prepare for the Review
  • Obtain Customer Acceptance of the Product Increment
  • Hold a Retrospective

11 - Adapt to Changes

  • Update the Product Backlog
  • Rework the High-Level (Coarse-Grain) Plan
  • Plan & Execute the Next Iteration

12 - Additional Information

  • Useful books and links on Agile

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This is a 2-day class

Price: $1,395.00
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11/12/2018 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL
01/28/2019 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL
04/18/2019 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL

Class times are listed Eastern time
This class is available for Private Group Training