Crafting High-Quality Requirements

Crafting High-Quality Requirements

Spectramind Solutions is a Charter Endorsed Education Provider (EEP) of the International Institute of Business Analysts (IIBA)

Whether outsourced or in-house, every IT development project needs exceptional requirements management. Up to seventy percent of IT project failures are tied directly to poor requirements management. Learn to develop key skills required to reduce requirements-driven causes of project failure. Develop tools and techniques to use throughout the requirements process, methods to conduct an inspection, and ways to reduce risks.

This course is intended for business analysts and related professionals such as Project Managers, QA Managers, Project Customers, Technical Leads, Systems Engineers or anyone with a substantive role in the success of projects

A comprehensive introductory business analysis course such as Principles of Business Analysis

Course Objective
· Learn how to: Identify the main problems encountered when managing requirements

· Write clear and concise requirements

· Develop a Requirements Traceability Matrix and a requirements specification document

· Define appropriate classifications for project requirements

· Explain the roles and responsibilities involved in managing requirements

· Identify the differences among requirements specification standards

· Select and monitor performance metrics for requirements management activities

Category/Subcategory: Business Analysis / Advanced Business Analysis

Course Length: 2 days

Level: Intermediate level of proficiency

To Order: You can order this course online at

Next Steps: Advanced Business Analysis topics such as Verifying and Validating the Solution

Benefits to You
· Identify, document, analyze, and track requirements throughout a project’s life cycle

· Develop a proactive environment for requirements gathering and analysis

· Reduce requirements-driven causes of project failure

· Create best practice templates and documents to reduce requirements induced defects

Why education services from SPECTRAMIND?
· One-Stop Training Project management training from industry recognized experts who bring you PMO Services, Technical IT Training and ITSM/ITIL Training. Worldwide leader with training from qualified CBAPs, Quality Management trainings like CSQA/CSTE/CSPM certifications

· Global Training Locations State-of-the-art classroom and distance learning facilities at over 20 training locations in US, UKand Singapore that is consistent worldwide. Or setup and deliver training at your location. Localization for all major languages

· Modular Offerings / Blended Learning Need work-sensitive preparation for the CBAP exam, or just review a specific topic? End-to-end delivery choices — traditional ILT, webinars, self paced WBT, Books or a solution customized to meet specific needs – all available globally

· Engaging, Effective Courseware World-class reference materials — real case studies, example projects, individual and group exercises, fun and engaging simulations

· Expertise Highest quality, most experienced instructors who have real world hands-on project experience. Feel safe with SPECTRA Mind’s award-winning world class service

Detailed Course Outline
• Explain why good requirements are critical for project success
• Differentiate between behavioral and non-behavioral requirements
• Determine the hallmarks of a good requirements process
Requirements in the IT/IS Development Process
• Use a “best practice” model for requirements as viewed through the Software Engineering
Institute’s SW-CMMI
• Determine differences in requirements gathering based upon the SDLC model used
• Explain the importance of making requirements gathering a repeatable process
Setup and Startup
• Identify the key requirements stakeholders and conduct a stakeholder analysis
• Identify hard and soft resources of requirements
• Explain the inputs and outputs of a requirements repository and define a requirements classification scheme
Identify and Document
• Collect and clarify requirements using surveys, interviews, JRP/JAD sessions, workshops, simulations, usability studies, and prototypes
• Prepare requirements documents
• Describe the attributes of system requirements specifications and requirements traceability
Analyze and Refine
• Describe the role of the requirements analyst
• Explain partitioning and decomposition of requirements
• Identify the usefulness of prototyping and modeling
Review and Approve
• Describe the review and approval process
• Determine the inspection process
• Discuss the roles and responsibilities of the inspection team
Allocate and Trace
• Explain the importance of the requirements allocations and traceability
• Allocate requirements
• Track requirements throughout the project life cycle
Verify and Validate
• Discuss verification and validation techniques
• Be able to validate requirements with clients
• Demonstrate that requirements have been satisfied
Change Management
• Use change control tools
• incorporate changes to project requirements
• Ensure that links are traceable throughout project documentation

Course Dates, Venue & Timings:

Sl.No. State City Batch-1-Dates Batch-1-Dates Batch-2-Dates Batch-2-Dates Batch-3-Dates Batch-3-Dates Venue
1 AP Hyderabad 7-Sept 8-Sept 1-Oct 2-Oct 10-Aug 11-Aug Flat no 617,Annapurna Block,Aditya Enclave,Ameerpet,Hyderabad-500016 Tel: (040) 64568797
2 DELHI New Delhi 10-Sept 11-Sept 4-Oct 5-Oct 13-Aug 14-Aug DBS House, World Trade Towers, 1st floor,Barakhamba Lane,Connaught Place,New Delhi - 110 001.Tel: (011) 41528066/41528077
3 KARNATAKA Bangalore 13-Sept 14-Sept 7-Oct 8-Oct 16-Aug 17-Aug DBS House, 26, Cunningham Road,Bangalore - 560 052.Tel: (080) 2226 7272/ 2228 5525
4 KERALA Cochin 16-Sept 17-Sept 10-Oct 11-Oct 19-Aug 20-Aug Ashram Lane, Azad Road, Cochin-Ernakulam
5 MAHARASHTRA Mumbai 19-Sept 20-Sept 13-Oct 14-Oct 22-Aug 23-Aug DBS House,31, Prescot Road, Fort,Mumbai - 400 001. Tel: (022) 4077 9100
6 MAHARASHTRA Pune 22-Sept 23-Sept 16-Oct 17-Oct 25-Aug 26-Aug Hadapsar
7 TAMILNADU Chennai 25-Sept 26-Sept 4-Aug 5-Aug 28-Aug 29-Aug DBS House, Old 31-A, New No. 2,Cathedral Garden Road,Chennai - 600 034. Tel:(044) 28275191/ 28279186 / 42123364
8 WEST BENGAL Calcutta 28-Sept 29-Sept 7-Aug 8-Aug 1-Sept 2-Sept DBS Corporate Club'DBS House',10/2, Hungerford Street,Kolkata - 700 017,Tel: (033) 22836234-39
9 NCR Region Noida 4-Sept 5-Sept 25-Oct 26-Oct 21-Nov 22-Nov NIESBUD.A-23, Sector-62, NOIDA - 201 301(U.P.).Ph. No. 0120-2403051-59

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Timings: 0900 - 2100 hrs

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