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Agile User Stories

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Duration: 1 Days*

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  • Enhance your Agile development techniques with an innovative user focus
  • Learn how to utilise User Stories to create precise requirements
  • Discover how to break down User Stories for maximum effectiveness

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Agile User Stories Course Description

This 1-day course is designed for experienced Project Managers, and is intended to introduce User Stories and help delegates to understand their importance in creating successful, user-focused projects. This course will provide a comprehensive overview of why User Stories are crucial to improving customer satisfaction, and discuss how to harness User Stories to create the best projects possible. Complementing the user-focused nature of Agile, this Agile User Stories course will discuss how to understand, deconstruct, and learn from User Stories to create powerful new development techniques.

Covering the Scrum process and focusing on the Product Backlog, this course is aimed towards existing Project Managers with experience in Agile and Scrum development. Delivered by one of The Knowledge Academy’s expert trainers, taking this thorough course will demonstrate an individual’s drive for self-improvement to employers and help them to adopt a truly user-focused development philosophy.

Agile User Stories Course Outline

Introduction to Agile

  • The Agile Manifesto
  • Agile methodologies
  • The Agile development process

Introduction to Scrum

  • Why use Scrum?
  • Basic Scrum structure
  • Scrum Team roles

User Story Basics

  • What is a user story?
  • User stories in Scrum
  • Creating requirements
  • Focusing on the customer

Harnessing User Stories

  • Focusing on customer satisfaction
  • Decomposing stories
  • Creating the product backlog
  • User stories and acceptance criteria
  • Case studies

Product Backlog Best Practices

  • How the Backlog evolves
  • Grooming the Backlog
  • Creating the Sprint Backlog

Estimation and Evaluation

  • Using story points for estimation
  • Measuring team progress
  • Further user input

Who Should Attend?

This course is aimed at Project Managers with an interest in improving their current development practices through a new, practical interpretation of the user focus at the heart of both Agile and Scrum. Accordingly, individuals who may benefit from taking this course include:

  • Project Managers aiming to expand their knowledge of development methodologies
  • Individual project team members who aim to become user-focused Project Managers
  • Executives wishing to implement an innovative form of product development in their organisations

 

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites to taking this Agile User Stories course, though it is recommended that delegates have previous Project Management knowledge and/or experience.

We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
This course is 1 day.
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts

What's Included in this Agile User Stories Course?​

This training course features:

  • A Comprehensive Agile User Stories Course Folder 
  • An Agile User Stories Action Plan
  • Full Access to Training Slides and Trainer Notes
  • Certificate of Attendance 
  • 24/7 Support Before, During & After your Course
  • Refreshments Available Throughout the Day (Classroom Only)

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