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Agile User Stories Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Agile

  • Agile Manifesto
  • Agile Methodologies

Module 2: Introduction to Scrum

  • Why Use Scrum?
  • Basic Scrum Structure
  • Scrum Team Roles
  • Scrum Events

Module 3: User Story Basics

  • What is a User Story?
  • Balance is Critical
  • 3 C’s Method
  • Levels of Detail
  • User Stories in Scrum
  • Bill Wake’s Invest Checklist
  • Creating Requirements
  • Focusing on the Customer

Module 4: Harnessing User Stories

  • Focusing on Customer Satisfaction
  • Decomposing Stories
  • Creating the Product Backlog
  • User Stories and Acceptance Criteria
  • User Stories and Definition of Ready
  • Case Studies

Module 5: Product Backlog

  • Product Backlog Refinement
  • User Stories Visibility
  • How the Backlog Evolves?
  • Grooming the Backlog

Module 6: Estimation and Evaluation

  • Using Story Points for Estimation
  • Measuring Team Progress
  • Further User Input

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Who should attend this Agile User Stories Course?

The Agile User Stories Course is intended to introduce the concept of User Stories and help learners understand their importance. The Agile User Stories Course can benefit a wide range of people, including:

  • Product Owners
  • Project Managers
  • Product Managers
  • Scrum Masters
  • Software Developers
  • Business Analysts
  • Team Leaders

Prerequisites of the Agile User Stories Course  

There are no formal prerequisites for this Agile User Stories Course. However, a basic understanding of Project Management concepts can be beneficial.   

Agile User Stories Course Overview

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.

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What’s included in this Agile User Stories Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Agile User Stories Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

Why choose us

Our Slough venue

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Free Wi-Fi

To make sure you’re always connected we offer completely free and easy to access wi-fi.

Air conditioned

To keep you comfortable during your course we offer a fully air conditioned environment.

Full IT support

IT support is on hand to sort out any unforseen issues that may arise.

Video equipment

This location has full video conferencing equipment.

The town of Slough is located in the county of Berkshire in the South East of England. The town is located around 20 miles west of London’s centre. Slough town has an approximate population of 140,000 residents. The unemployment rate for Slough currently stands at just under 5%. This is dramatically lower in comparison to the national average unemployment rate which currently stands at 7.6%. Slough has a wide variety of different schools; 27 primary schools, 10 non-selective secondary schools, 4 grammar schools, 3 alternative schools, and 2 further education schools. East Berkshire College has one of its two campuses in Slough and has over 11,000 students enrolled. Westgate School educates around 900 students each year and has a sixth form that is part of the Herschel Consortium.

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Address

Lower Cippenham Lane,
Slough,
West Berkshire
SL1 2YE

T: 01344203999

Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.

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Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.

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State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible

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Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience

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Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.

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Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.

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Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.

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Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.

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Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

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Agile Training | Agile User Stories Training in Slough FAQs

FAQ's

A User Story is a utilised system in Agile software development to record descriptions of software features from an end-user perspective. It is widely used to define the product backlog in an agile development workflow.
Agile software development is a methodology that ensures agility, flexibility and adaptability during the development and maintenance of software. Scrum is a software development methodology which helps teams to build better software.
Agile User Stories course is 1 day.
In this course, delegates will learn the Scrum process and focusing on the product backlog, basic Scrum structure, measuring team progress, the Agile development process and deming cycle.
The product backlogs are a collection of requirements that needs to be done within a project.
The price for Agile User Stories certification in Slough starts from £895
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Agile User Stories.
Please see our Agile Training courses available in Slough

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