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Scope & Requirements Online Training Course


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£79 inc VAT (was £120)
Offer ends 30 November 2019
Study method
Online, self-paced
Qualification
No formal qualification
Additional info
  • Certificate of completion available and is included in the price

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Overview

Scope & Requirements introduces participants to the tools and techniques necessary to develop well-understood project requirements. Participants are introduced to Displayed Thinking, use-cases, requirements interviews, requirements meetings, requirements documentation, and many other topics critical to the success of a complex project.

This course is best suited for experienced professionals interested in enhancing their management skills. Students can claim 14 PDU/Contact Hours upon completion of this course.

Description

Section 01 - Effective Listening Skills for Requirements Definition

  • Effective Listening Skills
  • Listening Is Good Business
  • Listening vs. Hearing
  • Causes for "Tune-Out"
  • Communication Realities
  • Exercise: Personal Listening Profile
  • Listening Approaches
  • Matching Listening Approaches
  • Appreciative Listeners
  • Empathic Listeners
  • Comprehensive Listeners
  • Discerning Listeners
  • Evaluative Listeners
  • The Function of Listening

Section 02 - Stakeholders

  • Stakeholders
  • Who is a Stakeholder?
  • Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM)
  • The RACI Matrix
  • Steps in Stakeholder Management
  • Key Stakeholder Questions
  • IIBA BOK Stakeholder Questions
  • Stakeholder Prioritization

Section 03 - Scope Definition

  • Scope Definition
  • The Product vs. Project Scope
  • The IIBA BOK Process Model
  • Enterprise Analysis
  • Requirements Planning & Management
  • Requirements Elicitation
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Requirements Communication
  • Solution Assessment & Validation
  • Fundamentals
  • Project Boundaries
  • The PMI Scope Management Framework
  • Real World Best Practice
  • The LGd Process
  • Project Sponsor Issues Charter
  • Charter Environmental Factors to Consider
  • The Project Data Sheet (PDS)
  • Roles & Responsibilities
  • Gold Plating
  • Scope Creep

Section 04 - Creating Effective Work Breakdown Structures

  • Creating Effective Work Breakdown Structures
  • Scope Definition
  • The Work Breakdown Structure
  • Types of WBS Elements
  • Components of the WBS
  • WBS Basic Structure
  • Code of Accounts
  • WBS Dictionary
  • Managing Change
  • The What and The How
  • Key Questions
  • What's wrong with this WBS?
  • Why use a WBS?
  • Introduction to Displayed Thinking

Section 05 - Requirements Basics

  • Requirements Basics
  • Definition
  • What is a Requirement?
  • IIBA BOK Requirements
  • Functional vs. Non-Functional
  • What Makes A Good Requirement?
  • Examples of Poor Requirements
  • Business Requirements vs. System Requirement
  • Requirements Written Individually
  • Key Requirement Tests
  • The Problem Pyramid

Section 06 - Use Cases

  • Use Cases
  • Overview
  • Why Create Use Cases?
  • The WBS and Use Cases
  • The Basic Use Case Process
  • Keys to Effective Use Cases
  • Detailed Use Case - Section 1
  • Detailed Use Case - Section 2
  • Detailed Use Case - Section 3
  • Detailed Use Case - Section 4
  • Use Case Checklist

Section 07 - Developmental Methodologies

  • Developmental Methodologies
  • Methodologies, Frameworks and Processes
  • Methodology Drivers
  • The Volere Process
  • Success with RUP
  • The Basic RUP Process
  • Inception Phase
  • Elaboration Phase
  • Construction Phase
  • Transition Phase
  • Key Modeling Elements of the RUP
  • Guidelines to Success with RUP
  • SCRUM Basics
  • The Scrum Roles
  • The Scrum Flow
  • The Scrum Tools
  • The Scrum Skeleton

Section 08 - Testable Requirements

  • Testable Requirements
  • Standard Testing Activities
  • Requirements Based Testing (RBT)
  • RBT Strategy
  • RBT 12-Step Process
  • Ambiguity Review
  • Example
  • Types of Testing
  • Test Cases

Section 09 - The Software Requirements Specification (SRS)

  • The SRS
  • The SRS Defined
  • SRS Goals
  • The SRS Components
  • Getting Started
  • 10 Quality Characteristics of an SRS
  • Quality Measures Related to Individual SRS
  • Continuances
  • Directives
  • Options
  • Weak Phrases

Section 10 - Business Domain Modeling

  • Business Domain Modeling
  • BDM Defined
  • BDM Roles - The Business Process Analyst
  • BDM Roles - The Business Model Reviewer
  • BDM Roles - The Software Architect
  • BDM Artifacts
  • BDM Model
  • BDM Example
  • BDM Example DB Schema
  • Why is a Domain Model Needed?
  • BDM Example - Continued

Section 11 - Other Advanced Tools

  • Tools
  • Key Techniques
  • Definitions
  • The Spectrum Diagram
  • Activity Diagram
  • Block/Swimlane Workflow Diagram
  • Business Process Diagram (BPD)
  • Cause & Effect Diagram
  • Decision Tree Analysis
  • Advanced Decision Tree
  • Class Diagrams
  • Class Diagrams - Key Terms
  • Class Diagram Example
  • Data Flow Diagrams (DFD)
  • Data Flow Diagram - Key Terms
  • FURPS+
  • Course Closure

Section 12 - Final Exam

  • Final Exam


PACKAGE INCLUDES

  • 12 Months Online Subscription to instructor-led classroom sessions with full audio, video and Review Quiz Components
  • 14 PDU/Contact Hours upon Completion
  • Official Looking Glass Development Printable Training Guide
  • Additional 30 Question Final Exam
  • Free 1 Year Upgrade Policy

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