The User Story Workshop is a full-day workshop for Business Analysts and Product Owners and anyone who will be involved in the writing of User Stories. The course focuses on how to gather Agile requirements and document them as User Stories. This is a very hands-on course and features many exercises that solidify key course concepts. Whenever possible real-world examples are brought in from the course participants work in order to jumpstart their next Agile project.
Class Learning Objectives
Demonstrate how to create a product vision statement, so that I can establish a guiding light for the product, with the help of my stakeholders
Demonstrate how to establish user roles, so that I can ensure that I don’t miss an important stakeholder’s business need
Describe the User Story format, so that I can clearly comprehend the importance of each section.
Be able to understand the importance of quality Acceptance Criteria, so that I can produce effective User Stories
Practice writing user Stories, so that I am more comfortable when I start doing it for real
Explain how to tell a good user story from a bad one, so that I can create a better product backlog
Understand what the term “epic” means; so that when I write stories I understand how they can be at different levels
Understand the concept of story mapping, so that I can use it as a method to gather User Stories
Learn to capture stakeholder business needs
Produce effective User Stories
Create better product backlogs
Learn the method of story mapping for better User Stories
Who Should Attend?
Anyone who will be involved in writing User Stories
Thorough understanding of User Stories and their benefits
A new outlook on the way you write and use User Stories
Practical examples of good and bad User Stories
The knowledge necessary for incorporating User Stories into your working environment