Creating Effective User Stories

Course Overview

This session will provide participants with experiential training on how to create effective user stories. It is typically offered as a virtual course since it is a better medium for writing and sharing User Stories with other participants. This course can either use the included case studies or  we can use company specific case studies. For more information on customizing this course for your organization, please contact us for more information

Course Topics Include:

  1. Agile Product Lifecycle with Case Study
    1. Visioning
    2. Road mapping
    3. Release Planning
    4. EXERCISE: Create an Agile Charter
  2. Product Backlog
    1. Definition
    2. Themes, Epics, User Stories
    3. DEEP
  3. User Stories
    1. User Stories Defined
    2. INVEST
    3. Splitting Stories
    4. Acceptance Criteria
    5. Definition of Ready
    6. Role and Personas
    7. EXERCISE: Evaluate Sample User Stories
    8. EXERCISE: Create User Stories
    9. EXERCISE: Peer Review
  4. Other Agile Requirement Approaches
    1. Use Cases
    2. Wireframes
    3. Technical Requirements
  5. Summary

Participants receive a course workbook that covers the details of each topic to assist during the course and serve as a tool for future reference and taking action when returning to the workplace.

Certification & PDU’s

Guidance Technology also provides a certificate of completion of the Course for each participant.  This is a PMI Category 4 course that can be used for 7 PDUs. Guidance Technology’s Scrum courses will also meet 7 hours of the required 21 contact hours that must be earned in Agile project management topics as part of the PMI-ACP application process. Click here for more details.

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