Are you looking to put your BA skills to work in an Agile setting? Are you a business analyst looking to attain agile certification and are wondering what options are available?
This post outlines a number of Agile certifications you could explore to prove you have the required knowledge required on Agile-based projects.
1. APMG International AgileBA
AgileBA certification is based on the AgileBA Handbook, from the Agile Business Consortium. The certification is split across Foundation & Practitioner with both targeted at practising business analysts, agile team members looking to work in BA roles, etc. The foundation certificate can be attained by completing the training and successfully attaining at least 50% in a 50-question multiple choice exam.
2. IIBA-Agile Analysis Certification (AAC)
The International Institute of Business Analysts offers a competency-based agile analysis certification which provides insights into how agile interacts with business analysis and is aimed at business analysts working in agile environments who are looking to stay up to date with current best practices and industry trends.
The Agile Analysis certification exam, formulated from the Agile Extension to the BABOK® Guide, comprises 85 scenario-based and multiple-choice questions to be completed within 2 hours.
3. BCS Professional Certificate in Agile Business Analysis
BCS offers agile business analyst certification aimed at those who want to understand Agile. The certification involves a 90-minute, closed book, two-part exam with multiple choices. To pass this exam, you will need to achieve 65% at the minimum.
This is another way of showing potential employers you have the necessary knowledge to work as a business analyst within an agile environment. The exam comprises 40 questions with a minimum passmark of 65%.
These highlighted certifications are accredited and are a fantastic way of highlighting your knowledge of agile implementations and that you can hit the ground running as a BA on agile-based projects. What other certifications do you think should be on this list?