BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering Overview
BCS Practitioner Certificate 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
- Definition of a Project
- Business Inputs to Requirements
- 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
- Interview Lifecycle
- Workshop Lifecycle
- 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
- 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
- Modelling Data
- Why Model Data?
- Class Diagrams
- Multiplicity of the Association
- Reading the Class Model
- Modelling Requirements
- Requirements Supported
- CRUD Matrix
- CRUD Matrix – Cross Checking
- Prototyping Requirements
- Types of Prototype
Module 5: Collaborate and Communicate with Stakeholders to Clarify Requirements
- What is a Stakeholder?
- Stakeholders Involved in RE
- During the Review
- Post – Review
- Agile Validation
- Business Requirements Documents
Module 6: Analyse, Prioritise, and Assure the Quality of Requirements
- Analysis in Context
- Requirements, Not Solutions
- Poorly Expressed Requirements
- Business Rules
- Quality Checklist
- Slicing Requirements
- Overlaps and Duplication
- Structuring Requirements
- Priority (MoSCoW)
Module 7: Conduct User Analysis and Profiling
- User Role Analysis
- Customer Journey Map
Module 8: Requirements Management and Traceability
- Requirements Management
- Fundamentals for Management
- Baselining and Version Control
- Change Control
- Sources of Change
Who should attend the BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering Course?
This Business Analysis Certification Course is designed for individuals who are involved in or aspiring to be involved in the field of Requirements Engineering within the realm of Information Technology (IT) and Software Development. This Business Analysis Certification is typically beneficial for the following professionals:
- Business Analysts
- Systems Analysts
- Software Engineers
- Project Managers
- Enterprise Architects
- Solution Architects
- IT Consultants
Prerequisites of the BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering Course
This Business Analysis Course doesn't mandate specific prerequisites. However, it's beneficial for participants to have some understanding of IT and business environments, as well as basic familiarity with projects.
BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering Course Overview
Requirements Engineering is the foundation of successful software development projects. It involves understanding stakeholder needs, defining clear and concise requirements, and ensuring they are met throughout the development lifecycle. A well-defined set of requirements can prevent project failures, reduce costs, and increase stakeholder satisfaction.
Proficiency in Requirements Engineering is essential for Business Analysts, Project Managers, Systems Analysts, Product Owners, and anyone involved in software development or business change initiatives. By mastering Requirements Engineering techniques, professionals can ensure that projects are built on a solid foundation of clear and well-understood requirements.
This comprehensive 3-day BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering Training Course will equip delegates with the knowledge and skills to effectively elicit, analyse, model, and manage requirements. Delegates will gain practical experience with requirements engineering techniques and tools through lectures, discussions, and exercises through this Business Analysis Course.
- To understand the fundamental concept of requirements and their significance in business and IT solutions
- To learn how to effectively record and manage requirements using structured approaches
- To gain proficiency in creating and utilising class diagrams for requirements analysis
- To apply business rules and quality checklists to ensure the robustness of requirements
- To manage correction costs efficiently while validating and refining requirements
- To become skilled at modelling data for comprehensive requirements engineering
At the end of this Business Analysis Training Course, delegates will be able to implement various critical concepts, including understanding the essence of requirements, recording them effectively, utilising class diagrams, implementing business rules, adhering to quality checklists, managing correction costs, and proficiently modeling data.
What’s included in the BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering Course?
- BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering Examination
- World-class training sessions from Experienced Instructors
- BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering Certificate
- Digital Delegate pack
BCS Certificate in Requirements Engineering Exam Information
The BCS Certificate in Requirements Engineering Exam assesses participants' understanding of requirements engineering principles and practices. This BCS Certificate in Requirements Engineering exam is formatted in the following way:
- Question Type: Multiple Choice
- Total Questions: 40 Questions
- Total Marks: 40 Marks
- Pass Marks: 65%, or 26/40 Marks
- Duration: 60 Minutes
- Open Book/Closed Book: Closed book
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