Business Analysis Developing Requirements

Master the methods involved in planning and gathering requirements and framing input into requirements documents.
Business Analysis Developing Requirements
File Size :
1.30 GB
Total length :
4h 28m



Don Hussey


Last update

Last updated 12/2016



Business Analysis Developing Requirements

What you’ll learn

Develop a plan for gathering requirements effectively
Interview stakeholders to understand their pain points and needs
Observe colleagues and customers to understand how they really do their work
Facilitate group interviewing, brainstorming, surveys, and other requirement-gathering methods
Frame requirements input into a cohesive set of actual requirements

Business Analysis Developing Requirements


This is an intermediate-level course. The material in this course is dependent on the student having taken “Fundamentals of Business Analysis” (search for it on Udemy) or an equivalent course


Developing Requirements aims to help you advance your business analysis career by giving you the skills needed to elicit the best requirements.Get to the Next Step as a Business Analyst by Mastering Requirements Elicitation Learn how to start your project on the right foot by planning an effective analysis phase Learn how to uncover requirements that stakeholders don’t volunteer (or might not even be aware of) Learn how to effectively interview and observe your stakeholders Learn the basics of Joint Requirements Planning (JRP) sessions to accelerate the pace of requirements development Learn how to develop requirements that accurately match the needs of your organization, so you can find the best solutions Business analysis is easy, right? You just ask your stakeholders what they want and write down their responses… No! Experienced Business Analysts know that real requirements development is a challenging endeavor, requiring a number of interviewing, observation, group facilitation, and documentation skills. In this course, we’ll step through how to plan effective requirements development phases for your project, cover the skills you need to run them effectively, and set you up for success in developing solutions to your organization’s problems.In this course, we’ll cover:How to plan your project’s analysis phase. Determine where your requirements input should come from. Learn how best to gather requirements from those sources. Choose the best form of plan for your project.How to gather requirements. Learn how to interview and observe stakeholders. Run effective brainstorming and group interview sessions. Learn the basics of JRP Session facilitation. Run surveys and focus groups. Gather requirements from documents and systems.How to document requirements. Learn how to organize and categorize your notes into tangible requirements input. Streamline it to avoid duplication and bad requirements. Frame it all into a coherent document.Throughout the course, you’ll also see how the course material works in the real world through a series of scenarios.


Section 1: Course Introduction

Lecture 1 Course Introduction

Section 2: Pre-Elicitation: Planning Requirements Development

Lecture 2 Identifying Requirement Sources

Lecture 3 Stakeholder Classes

Lecture 4 Determining Requirements Development Methods

Lecture 5 Making the Plan

Lecture 6 Example Plans: Two Scenarios

Section 3: Elicitation: Developing Requirements

Lecture 7 One-on-One Interviewing

Lecture 8 One-on-One Interviewing: High-Level Scenario

Lecture 9 One-on-One Interviewing: Detailed Scenario

Lecture 10 Observation

Lecture 11 Observation: Scenario

Lecture 12 Group Interviewing

Lecture 13 Group Interviewing: Scenario

Lecture 14 Brainstorming

Lecture 15 JRP and JAD Sessions

Lecture 16 Focus Groups

Lecture 17 Surveys

Lecture 18 Documents

Lecture 19 Systems

Section 4: Documenting Requirements

Lecture 20 Documenting Requirements

Lecture 21 Organization and Categorizing Input

Lecture 22 Streamlining Input

Lecture 23 Framing the Requirements

Section 5: Special Topics in Requirements Development

Lecture 24 Special Situations and Frequent Questions

Lecture 25 Closing Words

Section 6: Downloads

Lecture 26 Downloads

Novice to intermediate Business Analysts who want to improve their “soft” skills,Developers and quality professionals seeking to learn the analysis field,Experienced BAs seeking a refresher on requirements development methods

Course Information:

Udemy | English | 4h 28m | 1.30 GB
Created by: Don Hussey

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