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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. This course can be beneficial for a wide range of professionals, 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

The Agile User Stories facilitate effective communication and collaboration within cross-functional teams. This course provides a comprehensive understanding of Agile User Stories and their relevance in modern software development, equipping professionals with a valuable skillset to navigate the ever-evolving tech industry.

Proficiency in Agile User Stories is crucial for Project Managers, Product Owners, Developers, and Quality Assurance professionals. By understanding how to craft and manage user stories, individuals can enhance their ability to translate customer requirements into actionable tasks, ensuring the successful execution of Agile projects.

This intensive 1-day training empowers delegates with the knowledge and skills to create, prioritise, and manage Agile User Stories efficiently. Through interactive lectures, hands-on exercises, and real-world case studies, delegates will gain practical experience in user story creation. This training will enable them to streamline communication, reduce misunderstandings, and drive project success.

Course Objectives:

  • To understand the principles of Agile and the role of User Stories
  • To learn how to write explicit, concise, and effective User Stories
  • To prioritise User Stories to maximise project value
  • To master techniques for breaking down complex requirements
  • To develop skills in acceptance criteria creation
  • To explore real-world applications and best practices
  • To foster collaboration and communication within Agile teams
  • To gain hands-on experience in creating and managing User Stories

After completing the course, delegates will receive a certification demonstrating their proficiency in Agile User Stories. This certification is a valuable credential, validating their ability to drive Agile projects, enhance team collaboration, and deliver solutions that meet customer needs.

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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 Watford venue


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.

Watford, Hertfordshire has a total average population of roughly 90,000 spread across 8.3 square miles.  At The Knowledge Academy, we offer over 50,000 classroom based training courses in Watford, in order to enhance people’s learning in an array of subject areas.  Education in the UK is a devolved matter, meaning each of the countries that constitute Great Britain each have separate systems operating under separate governments.  For example: the UK government is responsible for England, whilst the Scottish government, Welsh government and the Northern Ireland Executive are at the helm for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland respectively.  Regarding higher education, some of the best, most respected universities are situated within the coasts of the UK.  Some of these include Oxford University and Cambridge University.   Oxford’s notable alumni include David Cameron, Hugh Grant, J.R.R. Tolkien, Emma Watson, Michael Palin and Oscar Wilde, whilst Cambridge famously educated alumni such as Issac Newton, Stephen Hawking, David Attenborough, Sacha Baron Cohen, John Cleese, Ian McKellen and Rachel Weisz.

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CP House Business Centre,

Otterspool Way,


WD25 8HP

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.


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.


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


Small class sizes

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


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.


Tailored learning experience

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


Maximise your training budget

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


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.


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 Watford FAQs


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 Watford starts from £895
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Agile User Stories.
Please see our Agile Training courses available in Watford

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Best price in the industry

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Trusted & Approved

We’re an APMG Accredited Training Organisation (ATO)


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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