Business Value Analysis

This ICAgile accredited course focuses on value-driven analysis and offers powerful advantages over traditional approaches, such as the focus on value realisation, the ability and flexibility to change rapidly and frequently, increased collaboration, improved quality and faster delivery.

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Presented by Jenny Saunders, Ceedee Doyle

This course is ICAgile Certified Professional in Business Value Analysis (ICP-BVA) certified, and provides insights into the entire value delivery journey from inception in a portfolio of work right through to delivery. The course works through real-life scenarios and examples to develop Business Value Analysis skills that are applicable to different types of workplaces.

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Learning outcomes

This course covers several distinct techniques to support the Business Value Analyst in delivering value at project and organisational levels, with some of the important outcomes being:

  • Explain the scope and role of a Business Value Analyst in an Agile organisation
  • Understand and demonstrate the importance of effective communication in an Agile environment
  • Apply multiple methods for relating the scope of a project to an organisation's goals and how to communicate scope change during the life of a change initiative
  • Apply strategies to create a shared understanding of the value context in the minds of all people involved in an Agile environment
  • Explain what it means to manage value, describe the different meanings of value in different contexts and how value changes over time
  • Apply techniques that enable initiatives to be strategically aligned with organisational objectives and communicating this alignment with the rest of the team
  • Determine which set of factors around a change initiative can be important and need to be understood to make effective decisions
  • Build a product roadmap and the factors that can influence the elements of the roadmap
  • Understand how to think critically and about systems as a whole
  • Understand the types of artifacts used in an Agile project and how to manage them

This course is part of the Business Value Management Track of the ICAgile (International Consortium for Agile) curriculum. Please see the ICAgile website for more information or call us on 09 354 4901 to discuss. 

On successfully completing this course, participants will receive an ICAgile Certified Professional in Business Value Analysis (ICP-BVA) certification.

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Business Value Analysis

Prerequisites

  • A good understanding and experience with traditional Business Analysis techniques
  • Have read the 17-page Scrum Guide (free from Scrum.org) and the Agile Manifesto
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