IREB Certified Professional for Requirements Engineering ‑ Foundation Level

The syllabus consists of 9 main chapters. One chapter covers one educational unit (EU). Each
main chapter title contains the cognitive level of the chapter, which is the highest level of the
sub-chapters. Furthermore, the teaching time is suggested that is the minimum a course should
invest for that chapter

EU 1 Introduction and Foundations
EU 2 System and System Context
EU 3 Requirements Elicitation
EU 4 Requirements Documentation
EU 5 Documentation of Requirements using Natural Language
EU 6 Model-based Documentation of Requirements
EU 7 Requirements validation and negotiation
EU 8 Requirements Management
EU 9 Tool Support

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CPRE is an entry-level education for IT/NON IT  requirements analysts, open for everybody and relatively easy to accomplish

Your benefit after certification

Requirements engineering is practiced by many, mastered by surprisingly few. And yet, the payoff from achieving excellence in this field of project activity is large. By successfully completing the exam, it has been verified that  candidates
§ know and understand the fundamentals of requirements engineering
§ are aware of basic characteristics and the interaction of methodic approaches, such as elicitation techniques and forms of description and documentation
§ are familiar with common concepts, as well as most established notations, terms and definitions of requirements engineering
§ are contributor in reducing costly errors by improving design and the requirement specifications.
§ are  able  to  demonstrate  wide-ranging  expertise  and  hands-on  knowledge and knowledge  about  the  application  of  recognized  best  practices. 
§ will  acquire an independent  and internationally  recognized  qualification  through  a  standardized  testing procedure.

IREB Certified Professional for Requirements Engineering (CPRE) – Foundation Level

Background and Objectives
IREB (International Requirements Engineering Board) Certified Professional for Requirements Engineering certification is a standardized qualification for requirements engineers and system analysts.

IREB role is to support a single, universally accepted, international qualification scheme, aimed at requirements engineering for professionals, by providing the core syllabi and by setting guidelines for accreditation and examination.

IREB offers three qualifications on Requirements Engineering namely Foundation Level (CPRE-AL), Advanced Level (CPRE-AL) and Expert Level (CPRE-EL). Attaining each level certification is a mandatory requirement to graduate to the next level.

What is International Requirements Engineering Board (IREB)?
The International Requirements Engineering Board (IREB) is the sponsor of the international certification program entitled Certified Professional for Requirements Engineering (CPRE). The board maintains the syllabus, test contents and governs the associated processes and rules.

IREB was founded in October 2006 as a legal entity based in Germany.

More information on IREB can be viewed at

Why CPRE Certification (Foundation Level)?
The CPRE Certification is earned through passing a multiple choice examination.

CPRF-FL comprises of basic knowledge of eliciting, analyzing, specifying, documenting, validating and managing requirements.

A person with a CPRE-FL certificate is expected to:
Be familiar with the terminology of requirements engineering, business
analysis and requirements management.
Understand the basic techniques and methods of requirements
engineering and their application.
Be familiar with the most established notations for requirements.

The foundation level certification exam has no pre-requisites.

Benefits to the Employer
Improved performance
Attract and retain high calibre staff
Formal training and qualification provided.

Who should attend
Business and Systems Analysts
Developers who need to specify requirements
Team Leaders
Project Managers
Software Engineers &
Software Managers

Training and Exam Duration
Training: 3 days

The course format is a combination of theory, case studies, test practice and situational analysis. The participants would practice sample questions and mock exams extensively during the training.

The course material shall be issued on the first day of the course during registration.

The course earns the attendees 21 PDUs (Professional Development Units), that the aspiring or existing Project Management Professionals (PMP) may use to fill PDUS.

Exam: 75 minutes duration

For all regions except Malaysia: The exam may be scheduled at a Pearson Vue testing centre close to your location (

For Malaysia: The candidates may schedule their exams directly with the Malaysian Software Testing Board (MSTB) which acts as the certification body for the CPRE Certification in Malaysia.

Exam Pattern
45 multiple choice questions.

The questions are of differing difficulty and therefore assigned differing amounts of points. The exam is closed-book, i.e. no materials are allowed to be used. The candidate must achieve at least than 60% of the total score possible.

Result, Certificate & Recertification
For all regions except Malaysia: The candidate will receive the exam results once the examination is completed. The certificate will be delivered via mail.

For Malaysia: The candidate will receive the exam results and the certificates from MSTB.

There is no requirement to maintain the certification or seek a recertification. The credential certificate is valid for life.

Course Syllabus
1. Introduction and Foundations

2. System and System Context
2.1 System, System Context and Boundaries
2.2 Determining System and Context Boundaries

3. Requirements Elicitation
3.1 Sources of Requirements
3.2 Categorization of Requirements according to the Kano Model
3.3 Elicitation Techniques

4. Requirements Documentation
4.1 Structuring Documents
4.2 Documentation Style Alternatives
4.3 Document Structure
4.4 Using Requirements Documents
4.5 Quality Criteria for Requirements Documents
4.6 Quality Criteria for Requirements
4.7 Glossary

5. Documentation of Requirements using Natural Language
5.1 Language Effects
5.2 Constructing Requirements using a Template

6. Model-based Documentation of Requirements
6.1 Models
6.2 Goal Models
6.3 Use Case Models
6.4 Three Modelling Views
6.5 Structural Requirements Models
6.6 Functional Requirements Models
6.7 Behavioural Requirements Models

7. Checking and Reconciling Requirements
7.1 Basics for Checking Requirements
7.2 Basics of Reconciling Conflicting Requirements
7.3 Checking Requirements Quality
7.4 Principles for Checking Requirements
7.5 Techniques for Checking Requirements
7.6 Techniques for Reconciling Conflicting Requirements

8. Requirements Management
8.1 Adding Attributes to Requirements
8.2 Creating Views of Requirements
8.3 Prioritizing Requirements
8.4 Tracing Requirements
8.5 Requirements Versioning
8.6 Managing Change Requests

9. Tool Support
9.1 Types of Tools
9.2 Tool Introduction
9.3 Tool Evaluation

India Course Dates, Venue & Timings:

Sl.No. State City Batch1-Date Batch2-Date Batch3-Date Batch4-Date Batch5-Date Batch6-Date Batch7-Date Batch8-Date Venue Contact
1 Telanagana Hyderabad 12-Feb’18 19-Feb’18 7-Apr’18 8-Apr’18 5-May’18 6-May’18 2-Jun’18 3-Jun’18 Flat # 617, 6th Floor, Annapurna Block, Aditya Enclave, Ameerpet, Hyderabad-500016, Telangana, India Mr. Jason
2. Karnataka Bangalore 3-Mar’18 4-Mar’18 7-Apr’18 8-Apr’18 5-May’18 6-May’18 2-Jun’18 3-Jun’18 SPECTRAMIND, DBS center, Cunningham road, Bangalore Mr. Vijay
3. Tamilnadu Chennai 10-Mar’18 11-Mar’18 14-Apr’18 15-Apr’18 12-May’18 13-May’18 9-Jun’18 10-Jun’18 SPECTRAMIND,CHENNAI, CitiCentre , Level 6, 10/11 Dr.Radhakrishna Salai,Chennai,Tamil Nadu,600 004,India Mr. Yogdasan
4. Maharashtra Mumbai 17-Feb’18 18-Feb’18 17-Mar’18 18-Mar’18 21-Apr’18 22-Apr’18 19-May’18 20-May’18 SPECTRAMIND,DBS Heritage,Prescot Road,Opp. Cathedral Sr. School,Fort, Mumbai 400001. DBS Heritage (From Airport instruct the car / cab driver to drive to Fort, FashionStreet. It’s near Siddharth College, Budha Bhavan. Also there are schools like J. P. Pettit School & Cathedral Sr. School Mr. Anwar
5. Uttar Pradesh Delhi 24-Feb’18 25-Feb’18 24-Mar’18 25-Mar’18 28-Apr’18 29-Apr’18 26-May’18 27-May’18 SPECTRAMIND,Paharpur Business Centre, 21, Nehru Place Greens, New Delhi - 110019 Mr. Sanjay
6. Maharashtra Pune 3-Mar’18 4-Mar’18 7-Apr’18 8-Apr’18 5-May’18 6-May’18 2-Jun’18 3-Jun’18 SPECTRAMIND,Panchasheel tech park,Yerwada, Pune Mr.Raju
7. West Bengal Kolkata 3-Mar’18 4-Mar’18 7-Apr’18 8-Apr’18 5-May’18 6-May’18 2-Jun’18 3-Jun’18 SPECTRAMIND Kaushik

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