International Institute for Business Analysis (IIBA) offers the certification for Agile Business Analysis (AAC). This certification addresses both necessity and demand for agile and analyst communities to collaborate and transform project delivery.
In this article, I am going to provide all the details about the AAC Certification.
The certification is based on the candidate’s understanding of business Analysis in an agile context. It is based on the guide released by IIBA ‘Agile Extension to the BABOK Guide v2’ which is extension to BABOK v3.
- The IIBA® Annual Business Analysis Salary Survey reports 71% of BA professionals practice agile approaches, and those certified in agile analysis earn up to 16% more.
Urgency for improved products and services to market quickly, effective analysis continues to be a challenge.
With Agile as a new normal now, most of the IT and/or non-IT projects development and releases are from agile perspective. Companies have started adopting Agile into their business to get maximum value. IIBA-AAC certification strengthens Business Analysis practitioner’s skillset and expertise.
The certification recognizes the competencies of BA professionals with two to three years of experience executing analysis-related work in an agile context.
Although there are no criteria for the candidate for the certification exam, but basic understanding of Agile and Business Analysis is a minimum expectation.
This certification will certainly helps in
- Elevating the career in Business Analysis in Agile environments
- Augmenting the business analysis skill set and expertise
- Staying up-to-date on best practices and industry trends
AAC Certification Eligibility
- No mandatory eligibility
- Recommendation by IIBA: 2-3 years of experience as a Business Analyst
- Exam Format: 85 questions to be done in 2 hours
AAC Exam Syllabus
The IIBA®-AAC exam is aligned to the following four domains and consists of 85 multiple-choice, scenario-based questions to be completed within 2 hours.
- Agile Mindset – 30%
- Strategy Horizon – 10%
- Initiative Horizon – 25%
- Delivery Horizon – 35%
Check out AAC Certification Sample Questions.
AAC Exam Fees
The candidate can recertify after a year with below mentioned fees.
* All amounts are in USD currency.
The Candidate can choose to appear for the certification exam either as a member or a non-member and based on the region you belong to.
Country details for the Region details here.
Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greenland and more…
Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Aruba, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands and more…
Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Bouvet Island, British Indian, Ocean Terr, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Chad, China, India and more..
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