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BCS Certification in Requirements Engineering Course Outline

Module 1: Define Requirements Approach and Project Scope

  • What is a Requirement?
  • Requirements Engineering Framework
  • Rationale for Requirements Engineering
  • Requirements and Business as Usual
  • Origin of Requirements
  • Planning Your Approach
  • Importance of Planning
  • Definition of a Project
  • Business Inputs to Requirements
  • The Business Case
  • Terms of Reference (ToR)
  • Project Initiation Document (PID)
  • Common Problems
  • Origin of Errors
  • Correction Cost

Module 2: Elicit Requirements

  • Knowledge Types
  • Knowledge Types: Tacit
  • Knowledge Types: Tacit Vs Explicit
  • Tacit to Explicit Knowledge
  • Elicitation Techniques
  • Interviews
  • Interview Lifecycle
  • Workshops
  • Workshop Lifecycle
  • Observation
  • Scenario Analysis
  • Document Analysis
  • Identify an Appropriate Technique

Module 3: Record Requirements

  • Categories of Requirement
  • Hierarchy of Requirements
  • Business Objectives to Solution Delivery
  • Business: General Requirements
  • Business: Technical Requirements
  • Solution Requirements
  • Solution: Functional Requirements
  • Functional Requirement Examples
  • Solution: Non-Functional Requirements (NFR)
  • Uncovering Non-Functional Requirements
  • Why Document?
  • Documentation Styles
  • Requirements Documentation
  • Characteristics to Document
  • User Stories
  • User Story Characteristics

Module 4: Build Models and Prototypes to Represent the Requirements

  • Modelling the Business Context for IT Systems
  • Purpose of Modelling Requirements
  • Modelling Functionality and Data
  • What is a Use Case?
  • Use Cases
  • Use Case Diagram Levels
  • Actors and the System Boundary
  • Use Case Notation
  • ‘Include’ Relationship
  • ‘Extend’ Relationship
  • Reminder: Use Case Diagram
  • Individual Use Case Documentation
  • Use Case Description: Elements
  • Use Case Description Template
  • Use Case Description Example
  • Main and Alternate Flows
  • Column/Table Use Case Format
  • Sample Requirement Catalogue Entry
  • Modelling Data
  • Why Model Data?
  • Class Diagrams
  • Class
  • Multiplicity of the Association
  • Reading the Class Model
  • Modelling Requirements
  • Requirements Supported
  • CRUD Matrix
  • CRUD Matrix – Cross Checking
  • Prototyping
  • Prototyping Requirements
  • Types of Prototype
  • Verification

Module 5: Collaborate and Communicate with Stakeholders to Clarify Requirements

  • What is a Stakeholder?
  • Stakeholders Involved in RE
  • Project Sponsor
  • System End-Users and Managers
  • Subject Matter Expert
  • Project Manager
  • Business Analysts
  • Developers
  • Testers
  • Solution Architect
  • Customers
  • Regulators
  • Suppliers
  • Other Stakeholders
  • Stakeholder Problems
  • Analyst Problems
  • Analyst Problems – Preparation
  • Stakeholder Viewpoints
  • Link with Business Objectives
  • Reviews
  • Formal Review – Roles
  • During the Review
  • Post – Review
  • Agile Validation

Module 6: Analyse, Prioritise, and Assure the Quality of Requirements

  • Analysis in Context
  • Requirements, Not Solutions
  • Poorly Expressed Requirements
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Business Rules
  • Defining the Requirements
  • Quality Checklist
  • Feasibility
  • Testability
  • Overlaps and Duplication
  • Conflicts
  • Ambiguity
  • Structuring Requirements
  • Priority (MoSCoW)

Module 7: Conduct User Analysis and Profiling

  • User Role Analysis
  • Personas
  • Customer Journey Map

Module 8: Requirements Management and Traceability

  • Requirements Management
  • Fundamentals for Management
  • Baselining and Version Control
  • Stable and Volatile Requirements
  • Change Control
  • Sources of Change
  • Traceability

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Who should attend this BCS Certificate In Requirements Engineering Training Course?

This intermediate certificate is intended for people who wish to evoke, evaluate, validate, document, and manage requirements. These individuals may already be involved in Business Analysis possessing roles such as:

  • Business Analysts
  • Business Managers
  • Members of Business Management Teams
  • Business Change Managers
  • Project Managers

However, people who simply have an interest in system requirements will find that this course is perfect for them.

Prerequisites for BCS Certificate In Requirements Engineering Training

There are no prerequisites for this course, and so it is ideal for individuals with little to no experience, who are wanting to learn about establishing systems requirements and gain a valuable understanding of a key feature of Business Analysis. 

BCS Certification in Requirements Engineering Course Overview

Requirements Engineering is the activity performed to discover, manipulate, transform, analyse, and report requirements to do an overall successful project. Requirements Engineering is critical for defining user and stakeholder needs for reflecting the establishment and management of the tasks performed to reach a common goal. BCS Certificate in Requirements Engineering Training is designed to develop the skills to understand and apply elicitation, analysis, and management of requirements to ensure solution alignment with business objectives. Pursuing BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering Training will support your progression and access to exclusive resources and gives opportunities to enhance your career.

This 3-day BCS Certificate in Requirements Engineering will teach delegates the skills and knowledge required to identify any requirements business and IT solutions developing using a rigorous and disciplined approach to define business requirements. During this training, delegates will learn about project scope requirements and approaches, the importance of planning, elicit requirements, Project Initiation Document (PID), the hierarchy of requirements, modelling the business context for IT systems, conducting user analysis, and many more. Our experienced instructor with years of experience in teaching Requirements Engineering Training will conduct this training and help delegates to become skilled at analysing and validating requirements.

This training will cover various concepts, such as:

  • What is a requirement?
  • Record requirements
  • Class diagrams
  • Business rules
  • Quality checklist
  • Correction cost
  • Modelling data

At the end of this training, delegates will be able to apply various techniques necessary to work within the frameworks as a Business Analyst, focusing on requirement engineering. They will also be able to identify any internal and external requirements for developing business and IT solutions successfully. Delegates will become skilled at collaborating with stakeholders to ensure requirements align with business objectives.

You can also choose more courses like BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice, BCS Foundation Certificate in Organisational Behaviour, BCS Certificate in Modelling Business Processes, and many more from Business Analysis Training to become a skilled Business Analyst and enjoy a prominent career.


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What's included in this BCS Certificate In Requirements Engineering Training Course?

The following is included with this training course:

  • The BCS Certification in Requirements Engineering Examination
  • The Knowledge Academy's Requirements Engineering Courseware
  • Free BCS Membership for 1 year after taking your BCS E-Professional Exam
  • BCS Completion Certificate
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

Professional Membership Included

Candidates that successfully pass their first exam receive complementary  Professional Membership (usually priced at £152) for 1 year which provides a host of benefits such as:

  • Professional recognition - Tools to gain recognition within the industry include post nominal letters MBCS, and a defined path to Chartered status via Professional membership.
  • Career development - To plan and track progression, members use our Personal Development Plan (PDP), the CPD portal and gain full access to Browse SFIAplus, the online tool that allows them to explore the industry framework for IT skills, training and development.
  • Networking - Top people, great ideas and the latest thinking locally, nationally and online - our global networking opportunities are unrivalled and include branches, specialist groups and the Member Network.
  • Knowledge and best practice - From the latest industry news to our massive online library, the Institute’s information services keep members up to date with best practice, and at the cutting edge of IT.
  • Exclusive discounts and offers - Adding even more value to membership, our discounts and free services enable members to enjoy savings both at work and at home.

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BCS Certificate in Requirements Engineering Examination Information

This BCS Certificate in Requirements Engineering exam is formatted in the following way:

  • Type: Multiple-Choice
  • Number of Questions - 40
  • Duration: 60 Minutes
  • Supervised: Yes
  • Open Book: No
  • Pass Mark: 26/40 (65%)

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BCS Certificate in Requirements Engineering FAQs


Business Analysis is all about identifying business objectives, achieving such objectives, and finding solutions to business problems. To find out more, visit our Business Analysis training topic page.
By enrolling on a Business Analysis BCS accredited Requirements Engineering course, you will be taught the skills required to advance your career. In addition, you are given one year’s free BCS Associate membership as part of your Business Analysis certification. This is a fantastic way to make the most of your professional certification and continue your career development. Whether you are looking for career support through BCS’s global skills, training, and development framework, SFIAplus, looking for promotion, or a new network of contacts, you will be supported. This membership provides exclusive access to resources, content, and opportunities that will enrich and enhance your career.
Requirements Engineering is identifying essential attributes, capabilities, quality, or characteristics of a system to have its value and utility to a user. It consists of requirements elicitation, analysis, specification, validation, and management.
Functional, performance, system technical, and specifications are the four main types of requirements.
This BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering Training will help individuals to identify requirements for developing and designing business solutions. Pursuing this training will help them to improve their career opportunities within the domain of Business Analysis.
In this BCS Certificate in Requirements Engineering Training, you will learn various concepts such as requirements approach and project scope, CRUD matrix, the importance of planning, analysis in context, etc. You will also learn about customer journey maps, use case notation, elicit requirements, and many more concepts that will help you validate, prioritise, and quality assurance in the requirements process.
Yes, this course is accredited by BCS (The Chartered Institute for IT).
The passing score for the BCS Requirements Engineering exam is 65%.
The exam format for the BCS Requirements Engineering course typically consists of multiple-choice questions that assess the participants' understanding of requirements engineering principles, techniques, and best practices. The exam duration is 60 minutes.
The Business Analysis BCS Requirements Engineering course exams are typically taken in a controlled environment, either in-person at an authorised exam centre or online through remote proctoring. Participants are provided with the necessary instructions and guidelines to ensure a secure and fair examination process.
If you fail the BCS Certificate in Requirements Engineering exam, you will not receive the certification. However, you can retake the exam after a certain waiting period and attempt to pass it again.
Upon successfully passing the BCS Requirements Engineering exam, you can expect to receive your certificate within a few weeks. The exact timeframe may vary depending on the administrative processes involved in verifying and issuing the certificates.
After passing the exam, delegates can select to use this qualification to improve their career opportunities and excel in their career to a new level within the area of Business Analysis. However, as this certification counts towards the prestigious BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis, another option is to continue training and work towards achieving this advanced qualification.
Yes, we do offer course guidance and support for the BCS Certificate in Requirements Engineering. This includes access to course materials, study guides, practice exams, and instructor support to assist learners throughout their training journey.
The price for BCS Certificate in Requirements Engineering certification in Australia starts from AUD2695
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