AAC Exam Information
The Agile Analysis certification exam, formulated from the Agile Extension to the BABOK® Guide, consists of 85 multiple-choice, scenario-based questions and must be completed within 2 hours. It is an online-delivered exam that requires a computer, webcam, microphone, and access to the Internet.
Certification Exam Pre-Requisites
- Accrued at least two years of experience applying agile analysis practices at the Delivery Horizon.
- It can demonstrate how feedback loops work back and forth from the Delivery Horizon to the Initiative Horizon and the Strategy Horizon.
- Able to demonstrate foundational proficiency for the Strategy Horizon and Initiative Horizon.
Agile Extension to the BABOK® Guide, Interactive Digital Edition
Developed in collaboration with the Agile Alliance, the Agile Extension to the BABOK® Guide provides guidance in leveraging effective agile business analysis to create better business outcomes that add real business and customer value. Describes both the mindset and practices to help you use continuous feedback and quick learning to prioritize delivery, minimize waste, create better business outcomes, and increase the value delivered.
AAC Certification cost comprises of two parts – the membership fees and the application/exam fees. The membership fees depend on your country of residence and it varies between $55-125. The certification fees is $250 for member and $375 for non-member. Visit the IIBA membership page to check membership fee for your country.
IIBA-AAC certification validity
The Agile analysis certification is valid for three years. The AAC certification renewal fee is $85 for IIBA members and $120 for non-members.
AAC exam pattern and syllabus
The agile analysis certification (AAC) exam is based on the Agile extension v2 to BABOK v3. The syllabus and weightage of topics are as shown below:
|Topic||Weightage||Agile analysis mindset and agile principles||30%|
|Agile Analysis Techniques||Includes in every Horizon|
This course is for both experienced and new to agile software development. It will help you to prepare for the agile analysis certification with confidence. Training is for Two days will deliver online either through public class or the private setup. It's a hands-on course to prepare you for the certification and help you become ready to work as an Agile business analyst in the IT industry.
There are four modules :
This module covers the history of agile software development, various agile frameworks, and methods, the latest trend in agile software development, and the need for business analysis in agile software development. The module takes deep dive into a couple of popular frameworks to understand the role of business analysis and who performs business analysis works in lean agile software development.
We look at what's needed to start a product and craft a product vision that inspires team and stakeholders. Preparation of product backlog by splitting tasks that teams must do to meet the vision, prepare a release plan to validate the hypothesis, identify MVP, MMF, and setup team to build the initial product.
We go through various approaches for identifying features for the product covering Impact Mapping, Persona Mapping, Design Thinking, and Lean Start-up culture. Participants learn to create a user story, write acceptance criteria, prioritize stories using story mapping, and estimate stories using planning poker and estimation on the wall.
This module covers iteration planning, review acceptance criteria, understand the "definition of done.", identify work to complete stories, ongoing iteration work, elaborate stories, attend daily stand-up, and writing scenarios/specifications using specification by examples. We also talk about develop low-fidelity and high-fidelity models. Get into acceptance tests / Assess for "done.", review and maintain product increment backlog, re-estimate existing items as you get more info, customer "show and tell" (ongoing), iteration demo, and iteration retrospective.
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