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Who the course is for:
- Business analysts that are involved in requirements identification and documentation as part of their daily work
- Systems analysts, technical leads, database analysts and software developers who must use requirements as the basis for solution specification, development and implementation.
- Project managers and project team members who incorporate the business analysis role into their functional activity sets
- Business process owners that interface with business analysts
- Persons studying for CCBA or CBAP examination.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Explain the critical role of business analysis with respect to requirements management
- Validate solution scope
- Use appropriate modeling techniques in requirements management work
- Plan requirements elicitation and analysis to maximize efficiency and estimate the required effort
- Determine the most appropriate techniques for eliciting requirements at different points in the analysis cycle
- Analyze various kinds of requirements into complete, coherent, and organized requirements documentation
- Build consensus in order to validate and finalize the requirements
- Manage the requirements throughout the project lifecycle process
- Useful and readily applicable tools
- Acquiring a skill of selecting and applying requirements identification, elicitation, documentation, and validation techniques that would be most effective in a given project
- Developing a skill of building stakeholders’ acceptance for requirements that are aligned with specific business objectives.
- An expert available for consultation (during and after the training course)
- Sharing experience with other participants and opportunity for business networking
- A certificate of course completion which gives PDUs and CDUs
- Training materials in electronic version
- Acces to recorded training during two weeks
This traning will preapre you for the CCBA® exam!
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Poorly defined and incomplete requirements are the main reason projects or systems fail. This practical training focuses on proven techniques for requirements identification, elicitation, documentation, and validation. By developing diagnostic thinking skills, the course greatly enhances the BA`s ability to gain trust of stakeholders and elicit complete and usable requirements.
Numerous tools, interesting exercises, and useful tips provided as part of the course will allow you to develop your business analysis skills. A participant does not have to be a formally titled business analyst to benefit from Eliciting and Managing Requirements. Many formal project and program managers find themselves being asked to apply business analysis to project work to ensure that what is developed actually solves the problem it was intended to. Anyone responsible for delivering specific outcomes that meet business needs or solve problems can benefit from this course.
1. Principles and Concepts
- Basic requirements management terminology
- Requirements classification scheme
- Different classes of requirements
- Requirements engineering domain key activities
2. Identify and Management Stakeholders
- Identify project stakeholders
- Identify each stakeholder role
- Project deliverables
- Identify stakeholder project interest
- Identify stakeholder power and influence
- Identify risks and mitigation strategies associated with stakeholders Produce a user analysis
3. Plan Requirements Activities
- Identify the benefits associated with planning requirements activities
- Identify barriers to planning requirements activities
- Examine the typical contents of a requirements management plan
4. Conduct Elicitation Activity
- The most commonly used requirements elicitation techniques
- The benefits and disadvantages associtated with each elicitation technique Key rules and guidelines for the effective use of each elicitation technique
5. Document Elicitation Results
- The content and qualities of a good system requirements specification document
- The attributes of properly written requiremnts statements
6. Analyze, Review, and Approve Project’s Requirements
- Explain why requirements must be baselined
- Identify the process to establish a baseline
- Identify methods for documenting requirements
- Determine methods for reviewing requirements and gaining approvals
7. Manage Changes to Project’s Requirements
- Define requirements change management
- The activities involved in the change management process
- Relationships and dependencies between change management requirements
- Perform an impact analysis of proposed requirements changes
- Define tracebility
- Types of tracebility
- The factors influencing tracebility policies
BABOK® Guide knowledge areas:
- Elicitation and Collaboration
- Requirements Life Cycle Management
- Requierements Analysis and Design Definition
- Solution Evaluation
PMBOK® Guide knowledge areas:
- Project Integration Management
- Project Scope Management
- Project Quality Management
- Project Communications Management
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