Important Requirements Engineering Course Information
- Experience at the level of:
- Course 211, Business Analysis Introduction: Defining Successful Projects, or
- Course 3507, BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis
- One hour, ‘open book’
- Written, based on a business scenario
- Pass mark is 50%
- If any special testing adjustments should be considered, please contact Customer Service at least two weeks before the event
- International Diploma in Business Analysis
- The BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, offers this internationally recognised certification, enabling you to take your skills around the world. The four modules required to apply for this certification include one foundation level course, and three practitioner level courses:
BCS Associate Membership
- Upon passing your exam, BCS will contact you to activate your membership. Once activated you will be a BCS Associate Member and will have access to the wealth of benefits and support to help you in your career.
- BCS Associate membership provides exclusive access to resources, content and opportunities that will enrich your career.
- Note: This offer is only available once to each exam candidate. Exam candidates who have previously benefited from free Associate Membership will not be eligible for this offer again even if you have taken another qualifying BCS exam.
Requirements Engineering Course Outline
Introduction to Requirements Engineering
Framework for Requirements Engineering
- Identifying the Requirements Engineering rationale
- Planning and estimating requirements
- Identifying the business rationale and inputs
- Crafting the business case
- Creating the Terms of Reference or Project Initiation Document (PID)
Building the Requirements
- Categorising requirements within the hierarchy
- General business requirements, including legal and business policy
- Technical policy requirements
- Functional requirements
- Non-functional requirements
Stakeholders in the Requirements Process
- Project Stakeholders
- Business Stakeholders
- External stakeholders
Types of knowledge
- Explicit knowledge and ignorance
- Identifying tacit knowledge and ignorance
Eliciting requirements from stakeholders
- Planning elicitation meetings
- Choosing the right people to interview
Applying elicitation techniques
- Selecting the best interview methodology
- Constructing questions that deliver results
Requirements Engineering Modelling Techniques
Why model requirements?
- Generating questions
- Defining business rules
- Cross-checking for consistency and completeness
Modelling the business context for the system
- Developing a model to represent system processing requirements
- Interpreting a data model
Documenting Your Requirements
Documentation styles and levels of definition
- Writing standard requirements
- Employing user stories and use cases
Creating a Requirements Catalogue
- Identifying necessary attributes
- Writing a requirements description
- Non-functional requirements
Prioritising and packaging requirements for delivery
- Analysing and prioritising business needs
- Allocating requirements
- Optimising business value
- Evaluating dependencies between requirements
Ensuring well-formed requirements
- Removing overlapping requirements
- Identifying and negotiating conflicts between requirements
- Removing ambiguity
- Ensuring feasibility and testability
- Prototyping requirements
- Verifying requirements
Applying validation skills
- Selecting the best validation methods
- Validation checklists
Types of reviews
- Reviews, walk-throughs and inspections
- Stakeholders and their areas of concern
Dealing with changing requirements
- Types of changes
- Frequency and magnitude of changes
The importance of traceability
- Vertical traceability (to business objectives)
- Horizontal traceability (from origin to deliver)
- Traceability and ownership
Requirements Engineering Training FAQs
Who is the BCS Institute?
The BCS Institute is The Chartered Institute for IT.
How do I achieve Practitioner Certification in Requirements Engineering?
You can earn the Practitioner Certification in Requirements Engineering if you pass the course exam.
How many CDUs/PDUs does this Requirements Engineering course provide?
BCS Certificate in Requirements Engineering will give you 17 PDUs.
How can I bring this Requirements Engineering course to my facility to train my team?
Learning Tree provides Private Team Training that can save time and travel costs by training your entire team at once, at a convenient location of your choice. We handle all the details including instructor travel, tailored content, comprehensive course materials, shipping and equipment setup and teardown.
Learn more about Private Team Training ›