Enhance your productivity and project success by putting your customer's needs front and center with powerful Agile User Stories.
Understanding the needs of users is one of the key components for any project. But there are some choices in how you gather those needs and how you document them. One very popular and trending technique, especially for Agile projects, is to utilize User Stories.
A User Story is a short, simple description of a feature told from the perspective of the end-user. And while these stories are short, they are very impactful. In fact, those one to two sentences provide the context for a series of conversations to fully define the desired functionality.
This course is designed to take you from novice to User Story expert. We'll break down all of the best practices including User Story format, writing Acceptance Criteria, handling common challenges, splitting User Stories, User Story Mapping, and much more.
Whether you have worked with User Stories for years or you've never heard of them until now, this is the perfect course for you.
What’s included in the course?
- High-Quality Video Lectures break down everything you need to know to become an expert in writing, splitting, and mapping User Stories and how to write straight-forward Acceptance Criteria
- Downloadable Handouts help you to enhance your understanding and retention of the key concepts
- Quizzes and Activities validate your learning and help to point out areas that should be reviewed for full comprehension
- 1-on-1 Support means that any confusion or questions you have can be addressed and cleared up easily (no more frantically googling trying to figure out what your course instructor means).
- Lifetime Access with NO Expiration so you can learn at your own pace, and come back at any time you feel unsure or are in need of a refresher
Let’s hear from some students that have already taken this course:
★★★★★ “Very straight forward and jam-packed with useful information with regards to user stories! Examples, videos, and layout make this course that much more worth it.” – Diego
★★★★★ “Great course! Content was told a good pace and was easy to understand. The real world examples also added an extra depth to different topics, giving a lot of the definitions, discussions, and descriptions context.” - Zachary
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★★★★★ “I am making a career transition to becoming a scrum master. I've heard of user stories but never knew what they were all about. This course is great for beginners like or anyone who has an interest. The instructors do a wonderful job of breaking the concepts down, and providing examples to tie everything together." - Romier
★★★★★ “Amazing course again from the ba guide team. High Quality audios and videos i would recommend this course for anyone wants to know more about user stories" - Abdirahman
By the end of this course, you will have a deep practical understanding of exactly what User Stories are and how they can be used effectively to generate happy customers!
Enroll today and we look forward to seeing you in the classroom!
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Hello! My name is Jeremy Aschenbrenner, but many know me better as The BA Guide, and I'm happy you are here.
I’m a veteran Business Analyst with thousands of projects completed throughout my career. I've managed business analysis projects for companies in diverse industries including health care, telecom, automotive, transportation, consumer packaged goods, car rental agency, food and beverage, financial services, consulting, and more.
Through personal experience, I quickly learned that business analysis can be confusing and even intimidating. There’s endless business jargon, technical terms, techniques, and methodologies to learn, and countless visual diagrams, artifacts, elicitation sessions, interfaces, and KPIs to wrap your head around. I’ve been there and learned all of that. Many years ago, I also learned a valuable lesson about myself: I really enjoy mentoring others. This was the inspiration for The BA Guide.
Here is where I come in and offer guidance.
I take that broad world of business analysis and build a structure and processes within it. I then break down those individual segments until they are easy to understand by using real-life examples and scenarios to make them relatable. Finally, to help solidify and reinforce your knowledge and understanding of these key concepts and processes, I follow up with activities and quizzes.
Whether you’re an aspiring or current Business Analyst, The BA Guide courses are created with you, the learner, in mind. By design, the courses I’ve created are optimized for flexible learning in video format so you can learn at your own pace, when it’s convenient for you.
If your goal is to explore the world of business analysis or upskill and advance your career, whether that be as a Business Analyst, an Agile Analyst, a Process Analyst, a Product Owner, an AMAZING Administrator, or anything in-between, I'd love to help.
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PreviewWhat are User Stories and why are they used? (2:49)
PreviewUser Story format (3:38)
PreviewLet's Discuss: Who writes user stories and when are they written? (3:27)
Start3 C's for writing user stories (1:03)
StartACTIVITY - Write your first User Stories
StartDifference between requirements and user stories (4:55)
StartDifference between use cases and user stories (1:03)
StartACTIVITY - Use cases, user story, and requirements worksheet
StartUser roles (3:30)
StartUser personas (1:58)
StartACTIVITY - User Roles and Persona activity
StartACTIVITY - Iterating on User Stories with new Roles and Personas
StartLet's Discuss: User Stories (3:14)
StartQUIZ: Validate your understanding of the User Story basics