User Stories for Agile Projects
User Stories for Agile Projects is a full day course that takes participants through the rationale of User Stories, how to write good User Stories, and how to use them within the context of Agile projects. At the end of the course delegates will be able to write good User Stories and apply them to their own projects.
This is a highly interactive course that uses accelerated learning techniques that keep attendees engaged throughout; giving them the best opportunity to really learn and understand the subject matter. This course is ideal for project teams, customers, business analysts, Product Owners and system users, or anyone who are required to write, use, or interact with user stories. Attending the course as a full team offers a real opportunity for the entire team to experience and learn how to write effective user stories and be able to use them on their projects; it creates an excellent foundation for them to move forward.
8 Scrum Education Units (SEU’s) can be claimed for this course and used as part of your Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Professional application. See the CSP application process on The Scrum Alliance website for more details.
The course content is outlined below
1. It’s a communication problem
What problems do User Stories address
2. What are User Stories
What a User Story is and isn’t
The 3 C’s
The structure of a User Story
Why User Stories
3. Identifying Roles
User role modelling
4. Gathering User Stories
Trawling for User Stories
The User Story writing workshop
What is INVEST
Applying INVEST to User Stories
6. Adding Details to Stories
Splitting User Stories
Strategies to split User Stories
7. Acceptance Criteria
What are acceptance criteria
Adding User Story details as acceptance criteria
Using acceptance criteria to define scope
Applying acceptance criteria to User Stories
8. Stories in Relation to a Product Backlog
The Product Backlog
The Product Backlog iceberg
Guidelines for good User Stories
User Story smells
9. Apply your Learning
Write User Stories
Write Acceptance Criteria
Split User Stories
Add details to User Stories
Build a Product Backlog
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