Training Courses Business Analysis Gathering Requirements

Mastering the Requirements Process

Course Details Course Schedule
 
Course Duration

Classroom : 3 days 

Virtual 24 hours

 
Course Description

By mastering the project requirements process, business analysts and project managers can better 

manage customers’ expectations and satisfy their needs. Requirements discovery is the first step to a 

successful project. This workshop focuses on the skills necessary to thoroughly gather requirements 

from users, procedures, system components, and various business documents. Quality requirements 

statements are the next step in a successful project. This workshop provides the best practices to write 

specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and traceable, requirements statements. Finally, requirements 

must be properly communicated, validated and signed off to achieve a successful project outcome. By 

the end of this course, participants will have accomplished all three. Overall the workshop is designed 

to give participants the skills, hands-on application and confidence they need to tackle any project by 

producing and gaining approval for a quality requirements document. 

 
Discover How To

Apply concepts and techniques applicable to any tool or methodology. 

 Elicit and capture user’s requests and turn them into requirements. 

 Write high quality business, functional and quality of service requirements 

 Communicate, validate and gain sign off on the requirements document 

 
Who Should Attend

Those who need an advanced and detailed approach to defining business/ technical requirements and 

implementing new processes or methodologies. 

 
Course Outline

PLANNING THE REQUIREMENTS ANALYSIS 

 

  • Plan Business Analysis Approach  
  • Conduct Stakeholder Analysis  
  • Plan Business Analysis Activities 
  • Plan Business Analysis Communication  
  • Plan Requirements Management Process  
  • Manage Business Analysis Performance  
  • Real World Application 

 

TECHNIQUES USED IN REQUIREMENTS PROCESS 

 

  •  Various techniques used in the requirements process as per BABOK® V2.0 
  •  Real World Application 

 

REQUIREMENTS PROCESS 

 

 

  •  Recognize the cost of bad requirements 
  •  System Development Life Cycle 
  •  As-is and to-be analysis work 
  •  The discovery process 
  •  Correlate project size to requirements analysis 
  •  Plan requirements work 
  •  Perform an enterprise analysis overview 

REQUIREMENTS ESSENTIALS 

 

  •  Requirements best practices 
  •  Define the types of requirements 
  •  Requirements grammar 
  •  Differentiate requirements statements from design statements 
  •  Write measurable requirements for success and testability 
  •  Requirements documentation components 

 

BUSINESS REQUIREMENTS 

 

  •  Recognize the components of business requirements 
  •  Define system scope using a context diagram 
  •  Write business requirements and draw a context diagram for the case study 

 

USER REQUIREMENTS 

 

  •  Best practices for user interactions 
  •  Identify the various people involved in requirements 
  •  Requirements elicitation techniques 
  •  Requirements tracing 
  •  Facilitated requirements session 
  •  Document user requirements for further development 

FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS 

 

  •  Functional requirements and functions 
  •  Identify where functional requirements come from 
  •  Turn user requirements into functional requirements 
  •  Use Case components 
  •  Turn a Use Case into functional requirements 
  •  Turn artifacts into functional requirements 
  •  Determine the correct level and format for functional requirements 

QUALITY OF SERVICE REQUIREMENTS 

 

  • Quality of service requirements 
  • Learn how to build quality of service requirements from user and functional requirements. 
  •  Build quality of service requirements from business rules. 

BUILDING THE REQUIREMENTS PACKAGE 

 

  •  Identify Requirements Attributes 
  •  Understand how requirements are often missed. 
  •  Review and rewrite requirements statements for quality 
  •  Cross-functional team work 
  •  Documenting newly discovered requirements. 
  •  Manage the project scope in the requirements specification. 
  •  Build a requirements specification appropriate for the target audience 

 

REQUIREMENTS COMMUNICATION 

 

  •  Best practices for effective requirements communication 
  •  Requirements validation meeting 
  •  Verify requirements with identified stakeholders. 
  •  Justify and interactively update requirements statements 
  •  Gain sign-off approval to continue with design work. 

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