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Business Analysis and Requirements Life Cycle Management


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Target Audience
Prerequisites
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Overview/Description
The requirements life cycle guides business analysts in managing requirements throughout their life span. The relationships between requirements and designs must be understood, traced, and approved to ensure solutions meet stakeholder needs. In this course, you'll learn about the tasks in the Requirements Life Cycle Management knowledge area. The course covers the components of each task, namely the inputs, elements, guidelines and tools, techniques, outputs, and stakeholders, as described in A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide) version 3 by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®). This course will assist in preparing learners for the IIBA®'s Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®) certification exam. IIBA®, the IIBA® logo, BABOK®, and Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® are registered trademarks owned by International Institute of Business Analysis.

Target Audience
Employees at any level who wish to develop and refine their business analysis skills or who are preparing to take the Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®) certification exam

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
1.3

Lesson Objectives

Business Analysis and Requirements Life Cycle Management

  • describe the requirements life cycle
  • recognize how business analysis core concepts are applied while managing requirements
  • demonstrate your understanding of principles related to requirements life cycle management
  • describe the concept of traceability
  • recognize issues around tracing requirements that a business analyst must consider
  • recognize the guidelines and techniques used during the Trace Requirements task
  • recognize the role of stakeholders with respect to tracing requirements and designs
  • recognize what's involved in developing requirements traceability documentation
  • recognize guidelines for maintaining requirements
  • recognize how techniques are used to maintain requirements
  • recognize issues around the prioritization of requirements
  • recognize tools and techniques used when prioritizing requirements
  • recognize the role of stakeholders with respect to prioritizing requirements and designs
  • recognize what's involved in maintaining and prioritizing requirements and designs
  • recognize considerations a business analyst must make when assessing changes to requirements
  • recognize guidelines and techniques used when assessing changes to requirements
  • identify the outputs of the Assess Requirements Changes task
  • recognize a business analyst's responsibilities related to the approval of requirements
  • recognize how requirements are reviewed and approved
  • recognize what's involved in assessing and approving requirements
  • Course Number:
    ib_cbap_a04_it_enus