This course presents a methodology for creating and validating all types of business requirements that accurately and effectively reflect the essential activities of some portion of a business. This course covers the discovery, creation, documentation, and validation of business, functional, nonfunctional and stakeholder (user) requirements. The techniques of fact-finding and effective listening are discussed and the implementation of Joint Application Development (JAD) workshops to enhance fact-finding is presented. The concept of a Use Case is presented for validating business requirements. Hands-on workshops using a JAD format are used to reinforce concepts.
This course is designed for business analysts, quality assurance specialists, project managers, and technical personnel that need to create effective business requirements and validate those requirements.
Introduction to Business Systems Analysis and Modeling Essential Business Data courses are recommended
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:
- Define and identify effective business requirements that are essential to a successful information system.
- Identify, document, and validate business, functional, non-functional and stakeholder requirements.
- Perform effective and efficient requirements management.
- Define seven fact-finding techniques and apply them to finding business requirements.
- Create a Use Case and Decision Table and be able to use them to validate business requirements.
- Create a Requirements Traceability Matrix