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training courses

AgileBA® Foundation Course (2 Days)

Interested in becoming Certified in Agile Business Analysis?


The Agile Business Analysis Foundation course is a professional certification scheme to support those working in an Agile Business Analyst role.

This course and certification are based on the AgileBA Handbook, published by the Agile Business Consortium.

The Handbook offers useful, practical and comprehensive guidance on the role of the Business Analyst working in an Agile way.

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Accredited by APMG International and designed to develop the skills needed to become a proficient Agile Business Analyst. The Foundation exams are available online after course attendance.


Flexible Delivery

This course can be delivered virtually or face-to-face, depending on your chosen dates. Virtual lessons are delivered online using Zoom, allowing you to dial in remotely. Our virtual classrooms are designed to deliver a highly effective and comprehensive learning experience.

Course Outcomes

This course aims to develop the skills needed to become a proficient Agile Business Analyst and work towards gaining the accreditation.

AgileBA® Foundation participants will:
  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the Agile Business Analyst
  • Understand how to contextualise their role within the organisation’s mission and strategy
  • Gain a depth of understanding of the guidance and techniques relevant to an Agile Business Analyst in relation to business, development and testing roles at all levels
  • Gain AgileBA® Foundation accreditation

AgileBA® is a registered trademark of Agile Business Consortium Limited. All rights reserved.
The APMG International AgileBA and Swirl Device logo is a trademark of The APM Group Limited, used under permission of The APM Group Limited. All rights reserved.

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“Just dropping a quick note to say thanks for your knowledge & help while preparing me to sit both the foundation & practitioner exams for AGILEBA last week.

 I have managed a pass in both ! Thanks for delivering the material in a way that was easy to understand, and also, thanks for not letting the challenge of virtual learning hamper the course”


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Expert Knowledge

Develop an advanced, applied level of knowledge to contribute to successful delivery of Agile projects


Increased ability to respond to a rapidly changing business environment

Career Advancement

Career development through achievement of an internationally recognised qualification

Faster Strategic Change

Focus on delivery of business value enables faster strategic change at lower cost and lower risk

Better Communications

Achieve better communications and control over projects

Proven Effectiveness

Potential to rapidly adopt a proven approach rather than developing an organisation-specific process

Recommended For

This course is recommended for a variety of roles including:

  1. Project Managers & Project Directors

  2. Business Analysts

  3. Change Analysts

  4. Scrum Product Owners/Managers

  5. System Analysts

  6. Agile Developers

Not sure if this course is right for you? Contact us for a chat.

Course Content

The Foundation Course is delivered over two days and aims to lay the foundations for a successful agile project.

The Practitioner Course is delivered over 1 day and allows students to learn how to apply and tailor the AgileBA approach to a given scenario. 



  • The role of the Business Analyst in an Agile world
  • Agile Fundamentals and Agile BA
  • The Agile Business Case
  • Stakeholders in Agile projects
  • Requirements and User Stories
  • Prioritisation
  • Facilitated Workshops
  • Modelling and Prototyping
  • Controlling an Agile project
  • Timeboxing and Iterative Development
  • Requirements Planning and Estimating throughout the Lifecycle
  • The Requirements Lifecycle in an Agile Project
  • Making the transition to AgileBA

What’s Included

Professional Trainers

Delivered by an Accredited MetaPM AgileBA® Training Consultant

Course Notes

Comprehensive course notes are provided


AgileBA® practice and official online exams

AgileBA® Handbook

We’ll provide you with your own copy of the AgileBA® Handbook


For all courses delivered at a MetaPM training location light refreshments including food and drinks for morning and afternoon tea will be provided

Accredited Training Organisation

MetaPM is proud to be an Accredited Training Organisation of APMG - International

Available Dates

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