Agile Business Analysis

Agile Business Analysis

Business Analysis plays a critical role in the success of a project. This is even more evident in an Agile environment, where the process supports reduced development time and reduced defects.


BUSAD 5830:  7 hours (.7 CEUs) (7 PDUs)
Date:  TBA
Time:  8:30 a.m–4:30 p.m.
Cost:  $695, includes lunch.

Early registration discount of $100 when registered by November 7.

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Course Overview

This one-day course will introduce participants to the framework and theories of Agile and Scrum Methodologies. Students will discover the benefits of transitioning from a waterfall or traditional environment, and learn how business analysts, product owners, and other key personnel can impact the lifecycle of all. They will learn how to properly manage user stories from a theme level to an epic level to a user story level. Additional topics include product backlog, user personas, story slicing, non-functional requirements, and user interface design (mock-up screens). Students will also complete a series of hands-on exercises and simulations based on predetermined case studies.

Penn State is a Project Management Institute (PMI®) Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.). PMPs earn 7 Professional Development Units (PDUs).

Who Should Attend

This course is appropriate for all software c team members and business analysts, including project managers, team leads, development managers, product managers, architects, developers, testers, and software engineering, network, and hardware administrators. The course is also open to executives like CIOs and CTOs.

Continuing Education Units

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are awarded based on a standard of one unit per ten (10) hours of classroom contact.

Note:  The University reserves the right to cancel courses due to insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances.

Customized Programs

Companies and organizations can have this program conducted at Penn State Great Valley or elsewhere. Program content can be customized to meet the needs of the company. Call 610-648-3281 for information.

PMI is a mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.