Requirements Engineering

Gear Up With All the Core Skills of Business and IT Systems Analysis.

  • 3 day expert led classroom training
  • Regular weekday presentations
  • Cape Town and Johannesburg
  • Maximum class size of 12 people
  • 21 professional development hours
  • Training options from R11950

Giving You All the Core Skills of Systems Analysis

You'll learn a rigorous approach and a range of techniques for eliciting, analysing, validating, documenting and managing business system requirements successfully.

On completing this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of key stakeholder groups
  • Apply a range of requirements elicitation techniques to match the situation
  • Analyse, prioritise and organise a set of elicited requirements
  • Define, document and prioritise requirements for an information system
  • Identify problems with requirements and improve the requirements document
  • Create a model of the features and functions required from a system
  • Produce a model of the data requirements for an information system
  • Handle the linking of system requirements to the Business Case
  • Implement the quality principles of requirements management
  • Describe the use of tools to support Requirements Engineering
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This course will differentiate your career...

Great content, great training style – this course will enable you to differentiate yourself from other business analysts.

Michelle Van Kesteren Head of Business Consulting
Registered BCS courses
Partnership with AssistKD
Awarded IIBA endorsement

This Sounds Perfect for My Career

Why This Course?

Being able to pinpoint your consumers’ expectations for a newly introduced or modified existing product is key to the success of the completed solution.

To do so you need to develop 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.

And this course is designed to help you do exactly that.

By developing the skills needed to work with stakeholders and other requirements actors, you will learn how to ensure the requirements are complete, unambiguous, realistic and testable.

Is This Course for Me?

This course is for anyone and everyone who's seeking to improve their business and IT systems analysis knowledge, skills and abilities.

Business People

  • Domain Experts
  • Business Managers
  • Product Owners

Change People

  • Project Stakeholders
  • Project Managers
  • Change Managers

 Analysis People

  • Business Analysts
  • Process Analysts
  • Systems Analysts

IT People

  • System Architects
  • Developers
  • Test Analysts

What Will I Learn?

To give you more of an idea of what you’ll learn and how the course will help you, here’s a quick guide to the three days.

Rationale for business analysis step
MODULE 1

Requirements Engineering Rationale

Definition of a ‘requirement’; requirements hierarchies; knowledge types; requirements engineering framework for linear and agile.

Strategic analysis in context step
MODULE 2

Stakeholders in Requirements

Definition of a stakeholder: business, project and  external; stakeholder roles and responsibilities; role of the business analyst.

Project approach to business analysis step
MODULE 3

Managing the Requirements

Planning for requirements engineering; business context and business case: linear and Agile development; project initiation.

Understanding the business situation step
MODULE 4

Eliciting the Requirements

Knowledge types; interviews; workshops; observation; supplementary techniques; and the applicability of techniques.

Analysing business perspectives step
MODULE 5

Analysing the Requirements

Prioritising and packaging requirements for delivery; organising requirements; prototyping requirements; verifying requirements.

Modelling the business activities step
MODULE 6

Documenting the Requirements

Types and hierarchy of requirements; documentation formats – user stories, use cases and catalogue; requirements document.

Identifying potential solutions step
MODULE 7

Modelling the Requirements

Purpose of modelling; context diagrams; modelling functions – use case diagrams; modelling data – class models; cross-checking models.

Making the business case step
MODULE 8

Validating the Requirements

Agreeing the requirements document; types of reviews; stakeholder responsibilities and concerns; validation in linear and Agile development.

Identifying potential solutions step
MODULE 9

Managing the Requirements

Dealing with changing requirements – version and change control; requirements traceability – vertical, horizontal; support tools; re-use and patterns.

Making the business case step
MODULE 10

Delivering the Requirements

Approaches to solution delivery; linear and iterative development approaches; post-deployment and benefits confirmation.

Meet your trainer Joe Newbert

Meet your facilitator

Joe Newbert

For over 20 years, across 5 continents, and on 100+ projects Joe Newbert has helped individuals and organisations leverage the benefits of good practices in business analysis, solution delivery and change management.

A seasoned international conference speaker, Joe was instrumental in the development of he IIBA® Business Analysis Competency Model and actively serves as Non-Executive Director on the IIBA-SA Strategy Board.

What Our Customers Say

Over one hundred 5 star reviews!

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Paulo Conde Senior Business Analyst

Everything was spot on...

Everything in the course was spot on, and I don’t think you can do proper business analysis without these stand-out tools. Get into your stakeholder’s shoes!

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Ashvitha Singh Business Analyst

I will use all the models and techniques presented

Yes! This course has a great flow of a business analyst's world and gives so many practical skills that I can take back and use immediately. #ThinkBeforeDo

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Abeda Essop Business Analyst

It will be easy to apply the learnings to my projects

The course put so many business analysis techniques into perspective, guiding practical knowledge of when to use what and it will be easy to apply the learnings to my projects.

Rated 4.98 out of 5 stars

How Much Is This?

Choose your own path, and save 20% with the professional bundle!

Basic

R6500

Just sit the exam

  • BCS examination
  • 3 days expert led training
  • 21 IIBA® PD hours

Essentials

R11950

Gear up with the core skills

  • 3 days expert led training
  • 21 IIBA® PD hours
  • BCS examination

Professional

R18450

R14760

Get international certification

  • 3 days expert led training
  • 21 IIBA® PD hours
  • BCS examination 

Prices are in ZAR and exclude VAT payable at 15%.

Your Training Guarantee

We're so confident that you'll get everything you need to pass the exam during this training - that should you need another shot, we'll give you the opportunity to attend the training course free when booking a resit.

When Can I Start?

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25 Mar 20203 daysCape Town
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29 Jul 20203 daysJohannesburg
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28 Oct 20203 daysCape Town
cape-town

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You'll get more than just a certificate

The specific structure of this course prepares you successfully for the BCS exam while you develop key skills that you can apply straightaway in your role when you get back to the office.

Learn to put all the theory we teach you into practice with our qualified facilitators, who draw on their vast real-world experience to bring the course modules to life.

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You'll receive personalised guidance

We do more than just show you information. We keep our classes small to allow time for group discussion and one-on-one interaction, giving you all the support you need.

Packed with plenty of of individual exercises and small group case study exercises with worked solutions, each day ensures you put into practice your new knowledge and learnings.

Plus You Can Turn Up Empty Handed Because

You'll get everything that you need

Enjoy delicious lunches and refreshments all on us, whilst you share conversations with like-minded people over lunch in a relaxed environment to further develop your career.

Get your hands on our famous goody bag when you book your first course. Packed with business analysis tools – all tailored to support you during the course and when you get back to the office.

Our sought-after exclusive goody bag full of business analyst tools
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You'll learn with remarkable materials

Designed for use both during the course and in the workplace, our manuals cover everything you need - including case studies, revision notes, and sample exams.

Following the training you'll receive our ‘Key Learning’ emails and complimentary Alumni forums access to help you retain your learnings and pick-up on things you might have forgotten.

But Don't Just Take Our Word for It

Participants routinely commend the combination of rich content, skilled facilitation and practical insights

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This course will differentiate your career...

Great content, great training style – this course will enable you to differentiate yourself from other business analysts.

Michelle Van Kesteren Head of Business Consulting
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I will use all the models and techniques presented

Yes! This course has a great flow of a business analyst's world and gives so many practical skills that I can take back and use immediately. #ThinkBeforeDo

Ashvitha Singh Business Analyst
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I had lots of AHA! moments

The course facilitator was exceptional and I had lots of AHA! moments, especially the many strategic techniques which I will be using straight away when I get back to the office.

Petrus Morobi Senior Business Analyst
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All that I’ve learnt will ensure that my career stays relevant!

Everything covered in the course will help me guide my business stakeholders to take the right decisions, plus all that I’ve learnt will ensure that my career stays relevant!

Jeanette Venter Project Manager
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This course gave me incredible value

By providing new perspectives on tasks I already do and adding many new tools to my arsenal, that I can apply in my day to day activities, this course gave me incredible value.

Melanie Cross Business Analyst
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It will be easy to apply the learnings to my projects

The course put so many business analysis techniques into perspective, guiding practical knowledge of when to use what and it will be easy to apply the learnings to my projects.

Abeda Essop Business Analyst
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Everything was spot on...

Everything in the course was spot on, and I don’t think you can do proper business analysis without these stand-out tools. Get into your stakeholder’s shoes!

Paulo Conde Senior Business Analyst
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You'll become better and smarter...

This course will help you to become better at understanding stakeholder needs and smarter at facilitating consensus, practically. Great value for money.

Tiwonge Mkandawire Project Development Specialist

This Sounds Perfect for My Career

I'm ready to gear up with all the essential skills of strategic business analysis.

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