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BCS Requirements Engineering Training Course + Certification

>  Become a qualified Business Analyst

>  Available in venues throughout Wales

>  Classroom and Inhouse courses available 

>  Onsite and customised courses available

>  ReAct and Access funding accepted

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Course Information

BCS Requirements Engineering training course gives delegates a solid grounding in a range of techniques for revealing, analysing and documenting business and system requirements, in addition to gaining a BCS accreditation that is highly regarded by prestigious UK employers. This course includes the BCS Certificate in Requirements Engineering.

The following topics will be covered:

The role of the analyst:

  • The role and competencies of an analyst.
  • Developing analyst competencies.

The requirements engineering process:

  • The importance of requirements engineering.
  • A framework for requirements engineering
  • Characteristics of requirements engineering.

Actors and viewpoints:

  • Stakeholders in business analysis projects.
  • Roles and responsibilities in the requirements engineering process.
  • Context diagrams and stakeholders.

Project initiation:

  • The importance of the project initiation stage.
  • The project initiation document.

Facilitated workshops:

  • The use of workshops to elicit, analyse and negotiate requirements.
  • Structure of a facilitated workshop.
  • Workshop rules.
  • Facilitation skills.
  • Stimulating creative thinking.

Fact-finding interviewing:

  • Structure of a fact-finding interview.
  • Questioning techniques.
  • Documenting interviews.

Documenting requirements:

  • General business requirements.
  • Functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Technical requirements.
  • The requirements catalogue.
  • Interpreting class diagrams.
  • Scoping systems and documenting requirements with use cases.

Other requirements elicitation techniques:

  • Observation and ethnographic studies.
  • Activity sampling.
  • Document and data source analysis.
  • Questionnaires.
  • Choosing the appropriate technique/s.

Analysing Requirements:

  • Examining the requirements catalogue.
  • Prioritising requirements (MoSCow).
  • Checking for ambiguity and lack of clarity.
  • Testability of requirements.

Scenarios and prototyping:

  • The use of scenarios to explore requirements.
  • Use case descriptions as a method of documenting scenarios.
  • The use of prototyping to explore requirements.
  • Types of prototyping (throwaway, evolutionary, etc.)
  • The dangers and difficulties of prototyping; managing prototyping exercises.

Requirements Management:

  • Change and version control of requirements.
  • Requirements traceability.
  • The use of CASE tools in requirements engineering.

Validating requirements:

  • Validation techniques.
  • Quality control in requirements engineering.

Requirements and systems development:

  • Development life-cycles.
  • The link between requirements and systems development.
  • Post-implementation review.

Presented in association with metadata training.

The BCS Requirements Engineering one hour ‘closed book’ multiple-choice exam. The pass mark is 25/40

This course includes:

  • Training from an accredited BCS trainer
  • Business Analysis Practice course materials
  • Exam and Certification fee
  • Refreshments

Course Key Points

Duration: 3 days

Accredited: Yes

Exam(s): Included – taken during the course

Practice Exam(s): Included

Type: Available as Classroom, Virtual Live and In-house

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