DEFINING BUSINESS REQUIREMENTS - 3 Days - Cost : £990

COURSE FEATURES

Running through this course there is a highly relevant case study concerning the enhancement of an
existing mainframe with a PC interface. This provides a series of related exercises on which
delegates work both singly and in groups. And through these sessions they learn how the
techniques taught may be applied in the real world.

Delegates thus build confidence in the use of effective analysis and design definition techniques.
And upon return your people can put these techniques to immediate use

WHO WILL BENEFIT

Recently appointed Business Analysts or those with some experience wishing to refine their skills.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Upon completion, by combining interpersonal skills and modern techniques, delegates are able to:

o Plan and conduct systems investigations
o Analyse problems and identify real causes
o Define requirements and establish potential business benefits
o Create relevant outline solutions

COURSE CONTENTS

ROLE OF THE ANALYST:
Development cycle & use of modern techniques

SYSTEMS INVESTIGATION:
Business objectives, Terms of reference, Systems planning, Interviewing, Other investigation techniques

ANALYSIS TOOLS:
Data flow diagrams (DFDs), Data dictionaries, Decision tables, Grid charts

REQUIREMENTS ANALYSIS:
Analysing problems & real causes, Defining critical issues & essential requirements

OUTLINE SOLUTIONS:
Entity models, Logical data flow diagrams, Defining system boundary, Option identification &
evaluation, Cost/benefit analysis

Schedule

Public schedule Sep 18 Oct 18 Nov 18 Dec 18 Jan 19 Feb 19 Mar 19 Apr 19 May 19 Jun 19 Jul 19 Aug 19

We can run this course just for you - at our locations, a local hotel, or on your site. Please ask for details.

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