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Effective Use Case Development Course

Effective Use Case Development Training Course


Course Description:  The Effective Use Case Development course provides an up-to-date, practical guide to use case writing. The class covers introductory, intermediate, and advanced concepts in use case development, as well as examples of good and bad use cases.

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the key elements of use cases
  • Understand stakeholders, design scope and scenarios
  • Develop a use case style guide with action steps and suggested formats
  • Use an extensive list of time-saving use case writing tips
  • Develop a helpful presentation of use case templates
  • Develop a proven methodology for taking advantage of use cases
Target Audience: This course is designed for analysts, software engineers, application experts, and technical project managers

Training Dates
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Effective Use Case Development
Locations: Available Nationwide and Online
Class Date(s): 9/20/21 - 9/23/21
Course Fee : $2195


Effective Use Case Development
Locations: Available Nationwide and Online
Class Date(s): 11/29/21 - 12/2/21
Course Fee : $2195


Effective Use Case Development
Locations: Available Nationwide and Online
Class Date(s): 2/7/22 - 2/10/22
Course Fee : $2195


Effective Use Case Development
Locations: Available Nationwide and Online
Class Date(s): 3/14/22 - 3/17/22
Course Fee : $2195


Effective Use Case Development
Locations: Available Nationwide and Online
Class Date(s): 4/18/22 - 4/21/22
Course Fee : $2195


Effective Use Case Development
Locations: Available Nationwide and Online
Class Date(s): 6/13/22 - 6/16/22
Course Fee : $2195


Course Syllabus

Section 1. Introduction
What is a use case?
Requirements and use cases
Use Cases as project-linking structure
When use cases add value
Manage your energy

Section 2. The Use Case as a Contract for Behavior
Interactions between actors with goals
Contract between stakeholders with interests
The graphical model

Section 3. Scope
Functional scope
Design scope
The outermost use cases
Using the scope-defining work products

Section 4. Stakeholders
The primary actor
Supporting actors
The system under discussion
Internal actors and white-box use cases

Section 5. Three Named Goal Levels
User goals (blue, sea-level)
Summary level (white, cloud/ kite)
Subfunctions (indigo/black, underwater/clam)
Using graphical icons to highlight goal levels
Finding the right goal level
A longer writing sample: "handle a claim" at several levels

Section 6. Preconditions, Triggers, and Guarantees
Preconditions
Minimal guarantees
Success guarantee
Triggers

Section 7. Scenarios and Steps
The main success scenario
Action steps

Section 8. Extensions
Extension basics
The extension conditions
Extension handling

Section 9.Linking Use Cases
Sub use cases
Extension use cases

Section 10. Formats to Choose From
Forces affecting use case writing styles
Standards for five project types
Conclusion

Section 11. On Being Done

Section 12. Scaling Up to Many Use Cases
Say less about each one (low-precision representation)
Create clusters of use cases

Section 13. CRUD and Parameterized Use Cases
CRUD use cases
Parameterized use cases

Section 14. Business Process Modeling
Modeling versus designing
Linking business and system use cases

Section 15. The Missing Requirements
Precision in data requirements
Cross-linking from use cases to other requirements

Section 16. Use Cases in the Overall Process
Use cases in project organization
Use cases to task or feature lists
Use cases to design
Use cases to UI design
Use cases to test cases
The actual writing

Section 17. Mistakes Fixed
No system
No primary actor
Too many user interface details
Very low goal levels
Purpose and content not aligned
Advanced example of too much UI

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