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BCS Requirements Engineering Certificate

Become an expert in defining and documenting business requirements following a best practice approach to ensure successful outcomes for your IT projects.

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Master requirements engineering and acquire a highly versatile skillset essential for overseeing successful projects.

This course is for Business Analysis practitioners and other interested stakeholders who wish to gain or improve their skills in business system requirements investigation and specification.

The BCS Requirements Engineering Certificate presents participants with a systematic approach to eliciting, analysing, validating, documenting and managing business system requirements.

Learn how to elicit, write, analyse, validate, catalogue, communicate and manage:

  • Business Requirements
  • Software Requirements
  • Functional Requirements
  • Non-Functional Requirements
  • Transitional Requirements
  • Interface Requirements
  • Use Case Requirements
  • Natural Language Requirements

You'll learn a range of techniques used to identify, analyse and document business system requirements within a context framework for requirements engineering.

TARGET AUDIENCE: This course has no prerequisites and is able to be undertaken by anyone interested in Business Analysis. It is designed for:

  • Current and prospective Business Analysts looking to improve their hands-on requirements engineering skills.
  • BA’s of any level looking to achieve the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis.
  • Anyone seeking an understanding of what constitutes quality requirements.
  • Business Analysts looking to accredit their skills for recognition among employers, clients and peers.

EXTRA COURSE INCLUSIONS: Our Pass Guarantee, Free Revision Questions and other BA goodies are just a few of the extra inclusions you receive when training with Planit – leader in Accredited BCS training. View our full list of extra inclusions.

"Decler is a fantastic teacher. He adapts to cater to the level of learning required for each student. Decler has a wealth of knowledge/experience and holds the students interest which enables us to learn quickly."

Cheryl Atkins, Powercor

What You’ll Learn

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the importance of linking requirements to the Business Case
  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of key stakeholders in the requirements engineering process
  • Explain the use of a range of requirements elicitation techniques and the relevance of the techniques to business situations
  • Analyse, prioritise and organise elicited requirements
  • Document requirements
  • Identify problems with requirements and explain how requirements documentation may be improved
  • Create a model of the features required from a system
  • Interpret a model of the data requirements for an information system
  • Describe the principles of Requirements Management and explain the importance of managing requirements
  • Describe the use of tools to support Requirements Engineering
  • Explain the process and stakeholders involved in Requirements Validation

Course Content

  • The role of the analyst
  • The requirements engineering process
  • Actors and viewpoints
  • Project initiation
  • Facilitated workshops
  • Fact-finding interviewing
  • Documenting requirements
  • The requirements catalogue
  • Other requirements elicitation techniques
  • Analysing requirements
  • Scenarios and prototyping
  • Requirements management
  • Validating requirements
  • Requirements and systems development

Concepts and Terminology

  • Activity sampling
  • Actors and viewpoints
  • ADAPT requirements engineering
  • Business and solution requirements
  • Class modelling
  • Context diagram
  • CRUD matrix
  • Document analysis
  • Facilitated workshops
  • Fact-finding and interviewing
  • Functional and non-functional requirements
  • Prioritisation
  • Project initiation
  • Questionnaires
  • Record sampling
  • Requirements analysis
  • Requirements catalogue
  • Requirements delivery
  • Requirements documentation
  • Requirements elicitation
  • Requirements engineering process
  • Requirements management
  • Requirements negotiation
  • Requirements testing
  • Requirements validation
  • Scenarios and prototyping
  • Use case diagram
  • Technical requirements
  • Traceability
  • Transition requirements
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"Decler is a fantastic teacher. He adapts to cater to the level of learning required for each student. Decler has a wealth of knowledge/experience and holds the students interest which enables us to learn quickly."

Cheryl Atkins, Powercor
BCS Requirements Engineering

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