Scholarships and Financial Assistance Opportunities

UBC Sauder Continuing Business Studies has several scholarship opportunities for new or current students. You may be eligible for a $500 - $1250 scholarship, in course-fee credit. Read more for details and eligibility.

Agile Business Analysis

As a product manager, project manager, or business analyst, how can you work with in an agile environment to deliver what your customers want, when they want it?

This course introduces the concept of agile and explores the typical roles and activities found in an agile environment:

  • Become comfortable with agile specific terminology
  • Discover Predictive, Iterative and Adaptive planning approaches for agile
  • Learn how to better understand your customer’s needs through tools and techniques such as product vison statements, personas and journey maps
  • Experience the scrum framework in action using a case study
  • Understand how a BA adds value in an agile environment


Curriculum Topics

  • The evolution of Agile and how it fits into today’s organizations
  • Brief introduction to the Scrum framework
  • Using decomposition for planning and prioritizing
  • Gathering and managing stakeholder priorities with participatory decision-making
  • Creating effective journey maps and user stories
  • Initiation and execution of projects using an agile approach

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the various planning approaches in an agile environment
  • Explain the importance of decomposition for developing minimum viable products
  • Describe the scrum framework including typical team roles and responsibilities 
  • Develop a user story and explain how to prepare user stories for development by the agile team
  • Work collaboratively to identify and outline a minimum viable product  

Earn 40 CDUs.

This course can be applied to the UBC Certificate in Business Analysis.

Available Sessions

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Nov 3-Dec 15, 2020 | Online | $995.00

Format: Online
Code: II857F20A
Nov 3-Dec 15, 2020
Instructor: Lukas Klose

Fees / Tuition

Type Fee Tax Total
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Mar 9-Apr 20, 2021 | Online | $995.00

Format: Online
Code: II857W21A
Mar 9-Apr 20, 2021

Fees / Tuition

Type Fee Tax Total
$995.00 $0.00 $995.00

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