BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering

Start Dates: TBC

Duration: 6 Months

Accreditation: BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering

CPD Hours: 24 hours – BCS

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Programme overview

This intensive  course develops the skills needed to work with requirements for stakeholders to ensure that requirements satisfy various perspectives and that conflicts are negotiated to a position of consensus. Delegates will learn how to work with stakeholders and other requirements actors to ensure the requirements are complete, unambiguous, realistic and testable.

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Learning outcomes

The objectives of the course are:

  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of key stakeholders in the requirements engineering process.
  • Demonstrate the application of a range requirements
    elicitation techniques.
  • Explain the use of requirements elicitation techniques and the
    relevance of the techniques to given situations.
  • Document and prioritise user requirements for an information
    system.
  • Identify problems with requirements and explain how
    requirements documentation may be improved.
  • Create a process/function model of requirements for an
    information system.
  • Interpret a model of the data requirements for an information
    system.
  • Explain the importance of linking project objectives and
    requirements to the Business Case.
  • Describe the principles of Requirements Management and
    explain the importance of managing requirements.

Who is the course for?

There are no specific pre-requisites for this course, however this course
is for those wishing to acquire the skill set required for establishing
system requirements and those wishing to attain the BCS Business
Systems Development Certificate in Requirements Engineering.
Candidates with special exam requirements should consult the BCS
web site (www.bcs.org.uk) for the BCS Special Needs policy. Note that
the BCS must be advised (through us) at least four weeks in advance of
any special requirements.
Those delegates taking the BCS certificate will need to spend 60-90
minutes each evening on revision and example examination questions.

Course Content:

  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of key stakeholders in
    the requirements engineering process.
  • Demonstrate the application of a range requirements
    elicitation techniques.
  • Explain the use of requirements elicitation techniques and the
    relevance of the techniques to given situations.
  • Document and prioritise user requirements for an information
    system.
  • Identify problems with requirements and explain how
    requirements documentation may be improved.
  • Create a process/function model of requirements for an
    information system.
  • Interpret a model of the data requirements for an information
    system.
  • Explain the importance of linking project objectives and
    requirements to the Business Case.
  • Describe the principles of Requirements Management and
    explain the importance of managing requirements.
  • Describe the use of CASE tools to support Requirements
    Engineering.
  • Explain the principles of Requirements Validation and define an
    approach to validating requirements.

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