An IREB® Certified Professional for Requirements Engineering (CPRE) Exam Course
In this course you will learn advanced methods and techniques for the effective elicitation, documentation, negotiation and management of business information system requirements. It also covers how to apply these methods to the communication and specification of business systems requirements.
Course Duration: Five Days
Professional Development Hours: 30
Dates: 24 - 28 February 2020
Venue: Benvenuto Conference Centre, 1 Pitsani Rd, Kelland, Randburg, Johannesburg. Map
Times: 08:30 - 16:00
Fees: R 19,320.00 per delegate including VAT. This fee includes course notes, lunches, refreshments and the Viewpoint course assessment. This fee excludes IREB® exam fees.
The course will ensure that your work in business systems analysis is performed in a professional and efficient manner.
The practical work included in the course covers natural language business systems requirements writing and system specification and modelling, including Entity Relationship Diagrams (ERDs), Use Case Diagrams, Class Diagrams, Activity Diagrams, State Diagrams and Data Flow Diagrams (DFDs).
This course is an examination preparation course for the International Requirements Engineering Board (IREB) Certified Professional for Requirements Engineering (CPRE). The examination can be written immediately after the course and requires no practical experience to do so. CPRE is an international certification recognised in 79 countries with 47,000 professionals having achieved certified.
Who Should Attend
Systems Analysts, Business Analysts, Testers, Requirements Engineers, Software Engineers, Systems Architects, Systems Specification Writers, System Designers, System Developers, Software Development Project Managers and Information Technology Professionals.
Introduction and Foundation
- Introduction to Business Systems Analysis (BSA)
- The four major activities of Business Systems Analysis
- The skills of a Business Systems Analyst
- The three kinds of business systems requirements
System and System Context
- System, system context and boundaries
- Determining system context boundaries
- Sources of business systems requirements
- Categorising system requirements
- Elicitation techniques including interviews, questionnaires, observation, workshops, creative techniques and document-centric techniques
- Document design, types and structures
- The use of requirements documents
- Quality criteria for requirements documents
- Quality criteria fro requirements
Documentation of Requirements using Natural Language
- Language effects including subjective perception and transformational effects
- Writing requirements using a template
Model-Based Documentation of Requirements
- Definition and properties of models
- Requirements models versus design models
- Three perspectives of system requirements
- Modelling data, functional and behavioural system requirements
Requirements Validation and Negotiation
- Fundamentals and principles of validation
- Requirements negotiation techniques
- Requirements views and attributes
- Prioritising requirements
- Requirements traceability
- Types of system development tools
- Evaluating tools