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About this course

Agile is a Project Management framework that is used as a means for managing change. Agile employs an iterative and incremental approach to all projects that reaps rewards with better quality products and a quicker time to market. Using Agile planning tools will aid and influence the development of the customer requirements. User stories are a way of handling customer requirements that focus on value to customers and users, which can be decomposed into smaller items for flexibility. This is a core Agile technique and delegates will benefit from practicing the new skills required to do it effectively.

Target Audience

This course is intended for people who have mastered the basics of an Agile approach such as Scrum, DSDM, or Extreme Programming. Certification, or equivalent experience, as a Scrum Master, Product Owner, Scrum Developer, or Agile Project Manager is required.

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Course Information

  • Writing user stories and acceptance criteria

  • Product Backlog best practices
  • Relative estimation using story points
  • Measuring a team's velocity

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Delegates should be familiar with the content and rationale for the rules of Scrum in the Scrum Guide, available at www.scrumguides.org

This course is intended for people who have mastered the basics of an Agile approach such as Scrum, DSDM, or Extreme Programming. Certification, or equivalent experience, as a Scrum Master, Product Owner, Scrum Developer, or Agile Project Manager is required.

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Write requirements as user stories that are focused on value to customers
  • Understand the key ingredients of user stories that allow a development teams to estimate and decompose stories
  • Become familiar with techniques for decomposing stories, eg slicing
  • Understand how to refine and evolve a Product Backlog

  • Estimate using relative estimation with story points