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This Business Requirements course is designed to provide students with an in-depth knowledge of requirements development concepts. Beginning with an overview of requirement concepts, students gain understanding of requirement levels and types, requirements flow, characteristics of good requirements, writing good requirements and requirements elicitation techniques, including visual modeling.

In a combined lecture and workshop laden format, students will learn about the various concepts and techniques, as well as how and when to apply them to reduce requirement errors during projects.

ObjectivesWhat you learn

  • Explain the process of requirements development
  • Explain requirements concepts such as requirements levels and requirements types
  • Discuss and perform the various techniques used in gathering and documenting requirements
  • Utilize a variety of visual modeling techniques to elicit and verify quality requirements
  • Conduct Stakeholder identification and prioritization
  • Translate business requirements into appropriate technical specifications

TopicsThe best for you


  • What is Business Analysis
  • Business Analyst as part of the project team
  • Introduce industry related roles and knowledge areas for Business Analysts
  • Introduction to IIBA

Requirement Concepts

  • Requirement definition
  • Requirement Levels
  • Requirements Types
  • Requirement Characteristics

Introduction to Visual Modeling

  • Introduction to business modeling
  • Introduction to notations and symbols
  • Introduction to diagrams
    • Context diagram
    • Process diagram
    • Activity diagram
    • Use Case diagram

Problem Analysis

  • Stakeholders
  • Problem analysis
  • Defining the problem
  • Problem perspectives
  • Boundaries
  • Researching the context
  • Constraints
  • Problem analysis documentation

Requirement Elicitation

  • Definition
  • Requirement development activities
  • Requirement analysis
  • Requirement sources
  • Requirement elicitation process
  • Guidelines
  • Elicitation techniques
  • Writing good requirements
  • Enduring and volatile requirements
  • SMART requirements
  • Requirements good practice
  • Ambiguity checklist
  • Requirement quality
  • Nonfunctional requirements
  • Software quality attributes
  • Quality verification

Requirement Verification and Validation

  • Verification techniques
  • Modeling
  • Business process diagrams
  • Workflow diagrams
  • Prototypes
  • Requirements review
  • Review forums
  • Informal reviews
  • Formal reviews
  • Review meeting organization

PrerequisitesWhat should you know

  • None

AudienceWho should attend

  • Business Analysts
  • Project Managers
  • Business Personnel