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Collaborating and Communicating Agile Requirements

at American Management Association

Learn alternative ways to document and manage requirements in rapidly changing business environments. This seminar provides hands-on experience with Agile requirements-gathering techniques for effective project outcomes. Ideal for software development professionals seeking leaner processes in their Agile projects.

Course Details
Price $1,295
Start Date

Mon, Dec 11, 12:00pm - Dec 13, 4:30pm Eastern Time ( 3 sessions )
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Location Live, interactive online classroom
Class Level All levels
Age Requirements 21 and older
Average Class Size 10
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  • Ubuntu Linux (Firefox only)
  • Android 4.x (Chrome Browser Only)
  • Apple iOs (*Latest version, Safari Browser Only)
* Official support for the "latest" version of a newly released browser, among those noted above, will be added within 8 weeks of public release. Until then, the previous version will continue to be supported instead.

If you are using an unsupported version of a Windows, Mac, or Linux operating system, you may experience difficulty in viewing and/or listening to the event.

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The audio portion of this AMA web event will be delivered directly through your computer’s speakers or attached headphones. To fully participate in this electronic, interactive, live session, please test your system and review the requirements (or ask your IT department) before the program begins.

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Class Delivery AMA's Live Online Seminars are live, interactive, instructor-led courses that are completely user-friendly and accessible from your office or home PC. They’re the perfect time-saving alternative when you want training but can’t get away from the office.

You'll be able to speak to and/or electronically communicate with the instructor's and other attendees. You can also share files, view the instructors desktop, ask questions, tell the instructor to speak louder, softer, slow down, etc. (through simple icons). You'll see what your instructor is writing, view and hear questions and comments from other attendees, and be able to work in subgroups.  A headset is required for optimal communication throughout the Live Online Seminar.

A member of AMA's expert faculty of business professionals will lead your seminar. Beyond our course leaders’ experience in business training, they are specially trained to present AMA's high-quality content in an engaging, live online format.

We want you to feel completely comfortable and ready to go, so we’ll email you before your scheduled seminar and give you all the information you need about the simple set-up process.     
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  • Mon, Dec 11 at 12:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Tue, Dec 12 at 12:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Wed, Dec 13 at 12:00pm - 4:30pm
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  • Mon, Jan 08 at 12:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Tue, Jan 09 at 12:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Wed, Jan 10 at 12:00pm - 4:30pm
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  • Wed, Feb 07 at 12:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Thu, Feb 08 at 12:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Fri, Feb 09 at 12:00pm - 4:30pm
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  • Mon, Mar 04 at 12:00pm - 4:30pm
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  • Wed, Mar 06 at 12:00pm - 4:30pm
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Class Description


What you'll learn in this agile training:

Rapidly changing business environments and priorities may have some incomplete or inaccurate requirements documentation. This onsite seminar would demonstrate alternative ways of documenting requirements and managing changes. Your staff will explore alternative ways that can allow for a leaner process in projects and reap the benefits without sacrificing project time, cost or quality.

They will gain hands-on experience with techniques for gathering Agile requirements through explanatory lectures, practice exercises and demonstrations, so they can elicit effective requirements for your company's Agile projects.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for any organization that is considering training employees to use the Agile methodology. It's designed specifically for software development, including project managers, analysts, developers, programmers, testers, IT managers/directors, software engineers, software architects, software managers, testing managers, team leaders and customers.

How You Will Benefit

  • Learn the basics—then master the techniques of effective Agile requirements 
  • Use an Agile approach in your organization with heavy documentation requirements 
  • Settle the misunderstanding over cases vs. user stories 
  • Write user stories to effectively deliver product features that meet the organization and customer expectations
  • Elicit processes that apply to Agile methods
  • Monitor ROI when gathering requirements and planning their delivery
  • Break down large projects into manageable components for iterative delivery
  • Communicate requirements using Agile techniques to bridge the gap between customer and developer desires
  • Prioritize requirements so highest business values are delivered first
  • Formulate iterative project plans with feedback cycles to keep projects on track
  • Estimate business value for requirements to track how a project contributes to the enterprise
  • Develop requirements in an iterative approach to capture the details at the appropriate time

What You Will Cover

  • Defining roles for the project team and determining appropriate communication 
  • Experiencing the value of an elaborative requirements-gathering process 
  • Defining customer roles and personas 
  • Documenting requirements with user stories 
  • Determining business value and priority for each user story 
  • Participating in engaging and innovative estimating techniques 
  • Seeing how iterations fit into an easy-to-communicate product release plan 
  • Documenting requirement details with user cases, process flows and story maps 
  • Exploring advanced requirements elicitation techniques to fit projects of any size and duration
  • Planning and executing an iteration cycle 
  • Learning how to continuously improve requirements collaboration

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

Refund Policy

For Classroom, Live Online, Express Skills Courses and Webinar programs, you may transfer to a future session, send someone to take your place, or cancel for a 5% fee up to 23 days prior to your program.

If you provide AMA with less than 23 days’ notice, or fail to attend, you will be liable for the entire program fee.

Programs included in AMA On Demand offerings are not eligible for substitution, transfer, cancellation, return, or refund. We appreciate that this is an important investment for you and your company and would like to accommodate your needs the best we can.

Please email us at [email protected]

In any event where a customer wants to cancel their enrollment and is eligible for a full refund, a 5% processing fee will be deducted from the refund amount.

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