Managing and Communicating Requirements for Projects

In this 2 day course students will learn to develop a plan that includes determining the requirements activities a Business Analyst will perform on a particular project and how you will control and manage changes to the deliverables.

Target Audience

Executives, Project Managers, Business Analysts, Business and IT stakeholders working with analysts, Systems Analysts and programmers interested in expanding their role into the business area.

Other Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course. This course suitable for both novices and experienced people who need to manage and communicate requirements for projects.

Course Outline:

1 – Introduction

(null)Requirements and types of requirements, Requirements in the product life cycle, Project roles and requirements. The role of the Business Analyst (BA).

2 – Managing Solution Scope and Requirements

Requirements management plan, solution scope, conflict and issue management. General techniques used.

3 – Knowing your audience and their needs

Specific needs of business stakeholders and management, Specific needs of Subject Matter Experts (SME), Specific needs of the technical team (developers, testers, etc.).

4 – Managing Requirements Effectively

Attributes of effective requirements, Audiences of the requirements and the audiences needs. Business vs. technical point of view Need for formality and level of detail required.

5 – Managing Requirements Traceability

Recording the dependencies and relationships for each of the requirements. Impact analysis Using a configuration management system, testing requirements, General techniques used.

6 – Prepare the Requirements Package

Work product and deliverables, attributes of a complete requirements package and general techniques used.

7 – Maintain Requirements for Re-use

Maintaining organizational process assets, ongoing requirements, satisfied requirements.

8 – Communicating Requirements Effectively

The 5 Cs Bulleted and numbered lists. Tables and graphs, models and other graphics, using white space and fonts. Chunking requirements information and the use of headings

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will know how to: – Plan, manage and communicate requirements for projects – Perform the various elicitation techniques used in gathering and documenting requirements. – Produce relevant artifacts needed for documenting requirements. – Minimize uncertainty and risk by applying principles learned in the course – Ensure your project delivers required functionality and adds value to the business – Translate business requirements into appropriate technical specifications. – Optimize your team’s responsiveness to change

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