Use Cases for Developers Today

2024-01-23 09:00 to 2024-01-24 16:00
2 days
Remote Course (GMT)
Early-bird price: 

Ivar Jacobson (the father of Use Cases) and Ian Spence, author of the best-selling book “Use Case Modelling”, two of the world’s prominent authorities on Use Cases will deliver this course (Ivar will make a guest appearance).

The list price for this course is £1790 (ex VAT) but we are doing a special introductory offer of £995 (ex VAT). We have an early-bird price for sign-ups up to four weeks prior to the course delivery.

An unmissable opportunity to get trained by the best for anyone wanting to get more out of the Use Case technique.

All prices exclude VAT.

Delivered by the founders of the Use Case technique!

Our Use Case training courses are delivered by the industry’s leading subject-matter experts on Use Cases. Having invented and nurtured the technique, IJI is uniquely placed to help teams and organizations get a grip of their requirements and use them to drive agile development endeavors.

This course is available as a private, on-request session

Training info

Course overview

Use Case 2.0 e-Learning

In this two-day course you will gain an in-depth understanding of how use-cases can help you succeed with agile and iterative development methods. You will learn how to use use-cases to focus your efforts on delivering real customer value. You will learn how to use use-cases to shape and inform your backlogs and communicate your overall intent. You will learn how use cases can help you identify, and improve the quality of, your User Stories. You will also learn how to create and use use-case models to scope your system, track progress, manage your test assets, and provide a permanent record of what each release does. If you are struggling to conceive meaningful increments that deliver real customer value, then this is the course for you. If you are struggling to communicate the value of what you have done and what you intend to do, then this course is for you. If you are struggling to define what your Minimal Viable Product or Minimal Marketable Release should be then this course is for you. Or if you just want to add tools to your Product Management toolbox that will help you communicate with both your stakeholders and development teams then this is the course for you.

Learning Objectives

After this course, you will be able to:

  • Use use-cases to focus on your key user and stakeholder goals
  • Use use-cases to define and describe the scope of your solution and its increments
  • Understand how to populate your backlogs from use cases
  • Outline, slice and split your use cases to create actionable team backlog items
  • Use use-cases to creates better, more effective User Stories
  • Use use-cases to ensure balance across the requirement areas of your system
  • Understand how to identify effective end-to-end test cases
  • Use use-cases to create a permanent record of what your system does
  • Use use-cases to improve communication with stakeholders, developers and testers
Training itinerary: 

Introduction to Use-Case 2.0

  • Introduction to the Use-Case 2.0 Practice Family
  • Guiding Principles
  • What is a Use Case

Using use cases to focus your development effort

  • Generating focus use cases
  • Slicing and splitting use cases
  • Use cases and backlogs
  • Use cases and User Stories
  • Story mapping with use cases

Using use case models to illustrate your intent

  • Building a use-case model
  • Using use cases to manage your scope
  • Using use cases to track progress and value

Using use cases as part of your permanent record

  • Keeping use-case models up to date
  • Using use cases to manage your test assets

Exploring the Use-Case 2.0 Practice Family

  • Building on your Use Case Model
  • Modelling Complex Systems
Other course info

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • Product Owners
  • Product Managers
  • Developers
  • Testers
  • Business Analysts
What you receive: 

The class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook
  • The Essence Use-Case 2.0 Practice Family
  • Course certificate of completion upon request

Suggested prerequisites:

  • Basic knowledge of agile approaches
  • Basic knowledge of iterative and incremental development

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