Download PDFTo truly experience the benefit of agile, organizations have found the need to change the way that work is organized and funded. This change results in lean approaches to Strategy and Investment Funding, Agile Portfolio Management, and Governance. This course provides an in-depth view of proven business analysis techniques to create a portfolio focused on delivering the most value to stakeholders and closest possible alignment with organizational strategy.
Organizations need to identify the correct initiatives to undertake in order to realize organizational strategy, determine the value those initiatives may provide, and decide which initiatives to start, continue, revise, and stop. Effective communication with stakeholders across the organization is also vital for effective portfolio management. This course provides learners the opportunity to apply business analysis techniques in an agile setting to accomplish these goals.
Interactive workshops allow students to practice the techniques as they learn. This course is aligned with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) version 3.0, supports the standards outlined in the IIBA BABOK® Guide.
- Identify changes necessary to implement an organizational strategy
- Use Business Goals and SMART Objectives to describe the value an initiative delivers
- Use Impact Mapping to identify and select options for meeting business goals
- Establish a clear understanding of the scope of an initiative
- Build a business case that includes the various aspects that influence the approach taken to complete an initiative
- Determine the planned value of an initiative
- Make portfolio level decisions about whether to commit to, transform, or kill initiatives that support strategy
- Effectively interact with stakeholders across the organization regarding portfolio activities