Fundamentals of Requirements Elicitation Course

A beginner level course to acquire skills to elicit requirements and start working as a Business Analyst.

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Course Includes: 1.5 hours on-demand video | 10 video lectures | 12 downloadable resources

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What you'll learn

  • Learn to elicit requirements using multiple techniques such as interviews, document analysis, observation and prototyping
  • Learn about importance of understanding the underlying business needs for initiating business analysis work
  • Learn to elicit requirements using a case study that is composed of three animated mock interviews and validate the same with a prototype

Requirements

  • Although not necessary, any prior knowledge of business analysis concepts and terms would be useful.

Description

Fundamentals of Requirements Elicitation course is a beginner level course and hence suitable to those who want to become a Business Analysts.

This course uses an integrated case-study based approach.

Key Benefits

  • Experience requirements elicitation using 3 animated mock interviews
  • Acquire skills to elicit requirements using multiple elicitation techniques
  • Talk confidently about requirements elicitation in your business analyst interviews
  • Attempt quiz to check your understanding and reinforce learning
  • Download templates with documented samples

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Key Concepts
  • Understanding the Business Need
  • Introduction to Elicitation
  • Elicitation Techniques
    • Interviews
      • Case Study: Eliciting Requirements
        • Part 1: Eliciting Business Needs
        • Part 2: Eliciting Stakeholder Needs
        • Part 3: Eliciting Detailed (Solution) Requirements
    • Document Analysis
    • Observation
    • Prototyping
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In this course, you will learn about importance of understanding the underlying business needs for initiating business analysis work including requirements elicitation.

In introduction to elicitation, you will learn what we mean by elicitation and how elicitation is different from requirements gathering. You will learn about general steps in elicitation and challenges encountered in elicitation.

You will learn to elicit requirements using various techniques such as interviews, document analysis, observation and prototyping.

This course includes lectures (with examples wherever possible) to help you learn concepts of requirements elicitation. You will learn to elicit requirements using a case study that is composed of three animated mock interviews. Later, you will be given example of a prototype that is developed based on the requirements that were elicited using mock interviews. Please note that case study does not include examples on document analysis and observation techniques.

The whole course will take less than 2 hours to complete.

You will be able to attempt quiz at the end of each session to check your understanding and reinforce learning. You will be able to download templates (with documented samples) that can be used to plan interviews and confirm requirements elicited using interviews. You will also be able to download a template to perform Document Analysis and PDF document of prototype screenshots.

Who this course is for:

  • Students and New graduates who are learning and developing business analysis skills
  • Professionals from development, testing, quality, sales support, project management and end-users aspiring to play the role of Business Analyst
  • Professionals with business or domain experience who want to change career into business analysis


Course Includes: 1.5 hours on-demand video | 10 video lectures | 12 downloadable resources

Frequently Asked Questions


How long do I have access to the course?
  • A Business Analyst is a lifelong learner but completing a course should be time-bound as otherwise you will always keep it as part of your Learning Backlog!
  • This course including quizzes will take less than 2 hours to complete. So, how does 1 year access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for 1 year - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
  • We would never want you to be unhappy! We provide 30-days moneyback guarantee.
  • If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 (thirty) days and we will give you a refund.

Your Instructor


Trividh Patel, CBAP
Trividh Patel, CBAP

Trividh Patel has over 19 years of experience in Business Analysis and Consulting.

Prior to founding BA Central in 2011, he has worked for leading IT Services companies such as Capgemini Consulting, Wipro Technologies, Syntel Inc. etc as Business Architect, Lead/ Sr. Business Analyst, and as IT Project Manager. He has executed several business analysis projects for reputed organisations from USA, UK, Europe, Middle East, Japan and India. He has good track record of leading team of Business Analysts to deliver business analysis projects.

Trividh Patel has done MBA in Systems and Bachelor of Engineering from University of Mumbai (India) and is Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) by International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), Canada since March 2012. Trividh is also Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB) by MSME, Government of India.

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Course Includes: 1.5 hours on-demand video | 10 video lectures | 12 downloadable resources

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