The Braintrust Consulting Group

  • Course

    Date: 1 October, 2014
    Location: Atlanta, GA, United States

    Regular Price: $597
    Early Price: $547 expires 31 August, 2014

    Class Overview:

    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.


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    • "This was the biggest "bang for the buck" of any class I've ever taken (in 18 years of professional development)." - Heather
    • "The class was extremely helpful in helping me find my role as ScrumMaster on my team." - Michael
    • "I was pleasantly surprised that after the class I now have a foundation to begin using Scrum at my agency." - Kevin


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    About The Instructor: Erick Fleming, CSM, JCD, MCT, MSCD

    Erick Fleming, CSM, JCD, MCT, MSCD, is a Certified Scrum Trainer as well as a certified .NET and Java Developer with over 17 years of programming and training experience. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems from University of South Florida and has spent most of his career training and consulting with organizations on technologies ranging from .NET and Java to Linux and other open source tools. He specializes in cloud-based web solutions. Erick leads all technical training for Braintrust’s Certified Scrum Developer classes, Agile Engineering classes, and Test Driven Development classes. His role allows him to concentrate exclusively on developer training while setting the curriculum for all Braintrust developer-focused classes across the country.

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    Organizations That We Have Trained:

    • American Airlines
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Deloitte
    • Department of Homeland Security
    • Earnst & Young
    • EMC
    • Emory University
    • FedEx
    • Garmin
    • GE
    • H&R Block
    • IBM
    • McKesson
    • NASA
    • Oracle
    • Raytheon
    • Thomson Reuters
    • Tractor Supply
    • Vanderbilt University
    • Walmart
    • Many, many, more...

  • Details

    Date: 1 October, 2014
    Location: Atlanta, GA, United States

    Hampton Inn & Suites Atlanta-Galleria
    2733 Circle 75 Parkway
    Atlanta, GA 30339 United States

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    Regular Price: $597
    Early Price: $547 expires 31 August, 2014


    Cancellation Policy:

    In order to receive a refund of your tuition for this class you must notify us no later than 5 business days prior to the class start date. Cancellation requests received after the 5 business day window will be issued a credit that can be applied towards a future class.

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  • Agenda

    User Story Deep Dive Class Objectives



    • As a User Story course participant, I want to 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.


    User Roles

    • As a User Story course participant, I want to demonstrate how to establish user roles, so that I can ensure that I don’t miss an important stakeholder’s business need.



    • As a User Story class participant, I want to describe the User Story format, so that I can clearly comprehend the importance of each section.


    Acceptance Criteria

    • As a User Story course participant, I need to be able to understand the importance of quality Acceptance Criteria, so that I can produce effective User Stories.



    • As a User Story course participant, I want to practice writing user Stories, so that I am more comfortable when I start doing it for real.



    • As a User Story course participant, I want to explain how to tell a good user story from a bad one, so that I can create a better product backlog.



    • As a User Story course participant, I want to understand what the term “epic” means; so that when I write stories I understand how they can be at different levels.


    Story Mapping

    • As a User Story course participant, I want to understand the concept of story mapping, so that I can use it as a method to gather User Stories.
  • Who Should Attend
    •           Business Analysts
    •           Product Managers/Owners
    •           Anyone who will be involved in writing User Stories