Project Management Training Catalog – Scope & Requirements Online Training Series!

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Overview: This instructor-led course 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.

Series Taught By: Martin VanDerSchouw

Available CEUs for Course Series Completion: 21
Students can earn up to 21 CEUs for fully completing this course series. This information will be displayed on the certificate of completion.Learn More 

Available CEUs for Course Series Completion: 21
Students can earn up to 21 CEUs for fully completing this course series. This information will be displayed on the certificate of completion.Learn More 

Course Modules:

Module 01 – Effective Listening Skills for Requirements Definition

(Duration: 38 m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Effective Listening Skills for Requirements Definition
  3. Listening Is Good Business
  4. Listening vs. Hearing
  5. Causes for “Tune-Out”
  6. Communication Realities
  7. Listening Approaches
  8. Matching Listening Approaches
  9. To Be More Effective with Appreciative Listeners
  10. To Be More Effective with Empathic Listeners
  11. To Be More Effective with Comprehensive Listeners
  12. To Be More Effective with Discerning Listeners
  13. To Be More Effective with Evaluative Listeners
  14. The Function of Listening
  15. Remember…
  16. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 03 – Scope Definition

(Duration: 46 m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Scope Definition
  3. Definitions
  4. The Product vs. Project Scope:
  5. IIBA Knowledge Areas
  6. Relationships Between Areas
  7. Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring
  8. Requirements Elicitation
  9. Requirements Mgmt. & Communication
  10. Enterprise Analysis
  11. Requirements Analysis
  12. Solution Assessment & Validation
  13. Underlying Competencies
  14. Project Boundaries
  15. The PMI Scope Management Framework
  16. Real World Best Practice
  17. Scope Definition Process
  18. Project Sponsor Issues Charter
  19. Charter Environmental Factors to Consider
  20. The Project Data Sheet (PDS)
  21. Getting at Requirements
  22. Can You Deliver Too Much?
  23. Scope Creep
  24. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 05 – Requirements Basics

(Duration: 23 m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Requirements Basics
  3. Definitions
  4. What is a Requirement?
  5. IIBA BOK Requirements
  6. Functional vs. Non-Functional
  7. What Makes A Good Requirement?
  8. Examples of Poor Requirements
  9. Business Requirements & System Requirements
  10. Requirements Written Individually
  11. Key Requirement Tests
  12. The Problem Pyramid
  13. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 07 – Development Methodologies

(Duration: 57 m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Development Methodologies
  3. Developmental Methodologies Terminology
  4. Major Families of Methodologies
  5. The Volere Process
  6. Volere Requirements Process
  7. Guidelines to Success with RUP
  8. Rational Unified Process
  9. Inception Phase
  10. Elaboration Phase
  11. Construction Phase
  12. Transition Phase
  13. Key Modeling Elements of the RUP
  14. Guidelines to Success with RUP (2)
  15. The Basics
  16. The Scrum Roles
  17. The Scrum Flow
  18. The Scrum Tool
  19. The Scrum Skeleton
  20. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 09 – The Software Requirements Specification (SRS)

(Duration: 57 m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. The Software Requirements Specification (SRS)
  3. The SRS Defined
  4. SRS Goals
  5. The SRS Components
  6. The SRS – Getting Started
  7. 10 Quality Characteristics Of An SRS
  8. Quality Measures Related To Individual SRS
  9. Continuances
  10. Directives
  11. Options
  12. Weak Phrases
  13. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 11 – Other Advanced Tools

(Duration: 40 m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Other Advanced Tools
  3. Key Techniques
  4. Definitions
  5. The Spectrum Diagram
  6. Activity Diagram
  7. Block/Swimlane Workflow Diagram
  8. Business Process Diagram (BPD)
  9. Cause & Effect Diagram
  10. Decision Tree Analysis
  11. Class Diagrams
  12. Class Diagrams – Key Terms
  13. Class Diagram: Basic
  14. Class Diagram: Complicated
  15. Data Flow Diagrams (DFD)
  16. Data Flow Diagram – Key Terms
  17. FURPS+
  18. Course Closure
  19. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 02 – Stakeholders

(Duration: 13m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Stakeholders
  3. Who is a Stakeholder?
  4. Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM)
  5. The RACI Matrix
  6. Steps in Stakeholder Management
  7. Key Stakeholder Questions
  8. IIBA BOK Stakeholder Questions
  9. Stakeholder Prioritization
  10. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 04 – Creating Effective Work Breakdown Structures

(Duration: 34m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Creating Effective Work Breakdown Structures
  3. Scope Definition
  4. Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  5. Types of WBS Elements
  6. Components of the WBS
  7. Code of Accounts
  8. WBS Dictionary
  9. Managing Change
  10. The What and The How
  11. Work Breakdown Structure Example
  12. Answer Four Key Questions:
  13. The Fourth Question…
  14. What’s Wrong with this WBS?
  15. Why Use a WBS?
  16. Introduction to Displayed Thinking
  17. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 06 – Use Cases

(Duration: 11m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Use Cases
  3. Overview
  4. Why Create Use Cases?
  5. High Level Use Case
  6. Process for Developing a Use Case
  7. Keys to Effective Use Cases
  8. High Level Use Case: Part 1
  9. High Level Use Case: Part 2
  10. High Level Use Case: Part 3 High Level Use Case: Part 4
  11. Use Case Checklist
  12. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 08 – Testable Requirements

(Duration: 16m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Testable Requirements
  3. Questions to Ask When Testing
  4. Standard Testing Activities
  5. Requirements Based Testing (RBT)
  6. RBT Strategy
  7. RBT 12-Step Process
  8. Ambiguity Review
  9. Example
  10. Types of Testing
  11. Test Cases
  12. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 10 – Business Domain Modeling

(Duration: 15m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Business Domain Modeling
  3. BDM Defined
  4. BDM Roles
  5. BDM Artifacts
  6. BDM Example: Model
  7. BDM Example
  8. BDM Example DB Schema
  9. Why is a Domain Model Needed?
  10. BDM Example: Database Tables
  11. BDM Example (2)
  12. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

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