DescriptionThis is an IIBA endorsed course, dedicated to studying the “Requirements Life Cycle Management” knowledge area of the BABOK Guide 3.0. The training discusses the tasks of tracing and maintaining requirements, as well as on prioritizing, approving, and reusing them. It explains the use of requirement patterns and addresses the matters of requirements change management.
The BABOK Guide is an internationally recognized standard for the practice of business analysis. It summarizes the experience of leading business analysts around the world and describes 30 major tasks of business analysis, along with 50 techniques that are commonly used for solving these tasks.
The major challenge with self-studying the BABOK Guide is that, while describing the typical tasks of business analysis, it does not explain when and how one should perform these tasks. It assumes that business analysts will be able to answer these questions on their own, based on their personal experience and specifics of a particular project. Besides that, the BABOK Guide provides very few examples that might help analysts relate the theoretical knowledge to their daily practice.
The purpose of this course is to overcome that challenge. A systematic explanation of business analysis planning and monitoring tasks is accompanied by detailed information based on real-life examples from both the instructor’s personal experience and best practices. The course takes into consideration the specifics of planning business analysis in Agile approaches. Participants will perform various training exercises that help consolidate their understanding. Besides that, within the course, we will discuss how to prepare for the IIBA certification and explore multiple examples of certification exam questions.
Professional Development Hours (PDH) - 8
for further IIBA certification
We highly recommend completing an introductory course on business analysis before attending this one. A good command of English (knowing the professional vocabulary and reading professional literature fluently) would be a benefit.
- The purpose and tasks of managing requirements life cycle
- Types of relationships between requirements, purposes and methods of tracing them
- Goals of maintaining requirements and ways to reuse them
- Methods of prioritizing requirements
- Analyzing and resolving change impact
- Resolving conflicts and obtaining approval for requirements
- Specifics of requirements management in Agile approaches
- Elaborating requirements management skills using examples
- Exploring examples of certification exam questions