2-day classroom or 12-hour video e-course | BA AGILIST certification

Thrive as a Lean-Agile Business Analyst, Technical Program Manager or PRODUCT DESIGNER with high proficiency and innovative techniques

Learn the role, methods, practices and tools of an effective Product Owner and/or Business Analyst in a Lean-Agile team.
Define or elaborate epics and personas, drive story mapping and backlog grooming sessions.

Specify user stories collaboratively with the Team, and contribute to iteration planning and execution. 


What you will learn AND PRACTISE

✓ Implement a business-engineering pipeline
✓ Create vision, themes and epics
✓ Gather personas and scenarios
✓ Create user stories with acceptance criteria
✓ Drive backlog grooming sessions with PO and Team
✓ Elaborate stories with specifications and models
✓ Make efficient use of wikis and tracking tools
✓ Obtain feedback and manage changes



1 · Requirements Engineering Essentials
2 · Agile Projects
3 · Project Scope and Business Requirements
4 · Requirements Elicitation and Discovery
5 · Writing User Stories and Backlog Management
6 · Backlog Grooming, Specification and Solution Design
7 · From Requirements to Implementation
8 · Change Management
9 · Tools Support



Delivery formats


Bruce Schoor, M.Sc.
Bruce Schoor is an advisor, coach and trainer with 20+ years of software engineering experience in the industry. He has helped more than 250 teams to improve effectiveness and agility. Bruce is a guru and active practitioner in methods and culture, specifically in Lean-Agile, requirements engineering, development practices, QA and testing.
Bruce grew up in The Netherlands where he completed a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Electrical and Software Engineering from Eindhoven University of Technology. Since then he has lived in 5 countries and speaks 6 languages fluently.


Sample courseware

Instruction slides


Self-paced learning management system (LMS)