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BCS Certificate in Requirements Engineering

Location London
Price ex. VAT 1610 GBP
Start Date 05 November 2018

Course type Performance
Course code RE-2
Duration 3 Days
Special Notices

Please note, this course does not include the exam in the cost. To book the exam and take it at the end of your course please book on code REEX-2 with one of our team.

This intensive three-day course develops the skills needed to work with requirements stakeholders to ensure that requirements satisfy various perspectives and that conflicts are negotiated to a position of consensus.

Delegates will learn how to work with stakeholders and other requirements actors to ensure the requirements are complete, unambiguous, realistic and testable.

Target Audience:

This course is for those wishing to acquire the skill set required for establishing system requirements and those wishing to attain the BCS Certificate in Requirements Engineering.

Prerequisites

  • There are no specific pre-requisites for this course.

  • Please note the exam fee is not included in the course fee. Delegates wishing to undertake the exam should also book on course code REEX-2.

  • Those delegates taking the BCS certificate will need to spend 60-90 minutes each evening whilst on the course doing revision and example examination questions.

Following your exam you will be sent an email from BCS asking you to register for your exam. Once you have registered and your exam results become available then you will be able to log back into your account and view your results.

Delegates will learn how to

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of key stakeholders in the requirements engineering process
  • Demonstrate the application of a range requirements elicitation techniques
  • Explain the use of requirements elicitation techniques and the relevance of the techniques to given situations
  • Document and prioritise user requirements for an information system
  • Identify problems with requirements and explain how requirements documentation may be improved
  • Create a process/function model of requirements for an information system
  • Interpret a model of the data requirements for an information system
  • Explain the importance of linking project objectives and requirements to the Business Case
  • Describe the principles of Requirements Management and explain the importance of managing requirements
  • Describe the use of CASE tools to support Requirements Engineering
  • Explain the principles of Requirements Validation and define an approach to validating requirements

Outline

The Requirements Engineering Process

Lifecycle for business change; Business plans and objectives; Problems with requirements; The stakeholders involved in RE; RE process overview

Requirements and the Business Context

Hierarchy of requirements; TOR/PID; Functional requirements; Non-Functional requirements; General/Technical requirements; Service level requirements

Eliciting and Documenting Requirements

Problems with elicitation; Different stakeholders viewpoints; Elicitation techniques; Facilitated workshops in detail; Prioritisation of requirements; The structure and contents of a requirement

Interviewing for Requirements

Interviewing for RE; The interviewing lifecycle; Planning, preparing, conducting and following up the interview; Questioning strategies

Use of Models in Requirements Engineering

Developing a process/functional model; Reading a static (data) model

Analysing and Negotiating Requirements

Iterating requirements; Congruence with business objectives; Analysing requirements against: Classification, Priority, Ambiguity, Testability, Risk, Granularity, Omissions, Conflicts, Overlaps, and Achievability; Resolving conflicts

Validating Requirements

Requirements validation; Requirements reviews; Validation checklist; Validation by prototyping

Managing Requirements

The principles of requirements management (RM); How the '4 pillars' support RM; The baseline mechanism; The role of the Change Control Board

Benefits Confirmation

Requirements testing/user acceptance testing; Post-implementation review; Roles of requirements actors

Case Study

A case study allows the delegates to undertake a simulated requirements engineering assignment to practise the new skills.

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Book your diploma courses in one simple package with our Complete BCS Diploma in Business Analysis (www.qa.com/BSDCBAD).

It includes:

  • All courses and exams
  • Oral exam preparation workshop
  • Diploma oral exam
  • Exam insurance*

Upgrade options

Have you already started your Diploma route and taken some of the required courses? Then talk to us about the Complete BCS Business Analysis Diploma upgrade options.


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